The Jews who have arrived would nearly all like to remain here.
The design of those commissioners, frigates and warlike force is directed rather against Long Island and these your Honors' possessions, than to the imagined reform of New England.
Powder and provisions failing, and no relief or reinforcement being expected, we were necessitated to come to terms with the enemy.
It is my intention to proceed slowly with our trenches.
It would be altogether too tedious to insert here all the annual petitions for powder which were sometimes repeated two or three times a year.
Our little force will march on tomorrow or the day after.
I am sustained by the tranquility of an upright and loyal heart.
We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ - be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.
The people are grown very wild and loose in their morals.
Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted.
Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.
To let her dail would be the greatest profit both for the company and for the merchants.
I value the blood of one Christian more than that of a hundred Indians.
The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
It is not the least anxiety that we have so little powder and lead on hand.