The following was extracted from the New Amsterdam Gazette, a newspaper published in New York by Morris Coster, during the 1880's. This intriguing monthly was devoted to the Dutch heritage of Manhattan, detailing historical events, some published in the newspaper pages for the first time, from the earliest days of New York's settlement to its takeover by the English. Also followed are the lives of descendants of these intrepid pioneers, and the activities of their Dutch Reformed Church.
New Amsterdam Gazette, Vol. 4, No. 1; August to September 21, 1886; p. 7