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Boston, Mass., mail between New York and, 54; compared with New York in 1710, 108; sentiment and action about Tea Act, 146; New York refuses aid to British garrison at, 154

Boston Massacre, not first bloodshed in Revolution,145

Boueries, 18

Bowling Green, Stamp Act riots on, 140

Brazil, despoiled by the West India Company, 13

Bread riots, 234

Breda, Peace of, 51

Brewery, the first, 18

Bribery, early, 100; Gov. Cornbury influenced by, 104; in street railway cases, 239

British fleet, New York the base of operations of, 161; action on the Hudson, 165

British occupation, 166, 272

British troops, New York the base of operations of, 161; make New York their headquarters, 166; treatment of captured city, 167

Brockholls, Anthony, Lt. Gov., in charge of colony, 62; inefficiency, 62

Brooklyn, L. I., Revolutionary forces at, 161

Brown, Charles Brockden, 208

Bryant, William Cullen, 240

Burgomasters, abolition of, 49; office restored, 55

Burr, Aaron, in retreat at Kip’s Bay, 164; a resident of New York, 181; power in city democracy, 189; elected senator, 189; disliked by Hamilton, 189; defeat in 1799, 189; candidate for Vice-Presidency, 191; tacties election of 1800, 191; elected Vice Presidency, 191; tacties in election of 1800, 191; elected Vice-President, 192; tie vote in Electoral College, 193; antagonism of Jefferson to, 197; driven out of Democratic party, 198; candidate for governorship, 198; kills Hamilton in duel, 199; ostracized, 199; bill to introduce water into the city, 201

Canada, futile expedition against, 83, 84; effect of English conquest of, on American history, 126, 132

Canal Street, site of, 14; origin of name, 37

Capital, New York the Federal, 185

Catskill Mountains, 8

Centennial celebration of adoption of Federal Constitution, 259

Central Park, 257

Century Club, 260

“Century Magazine,” the, 260

Charities, 206, 257

Charles II., death of, 68

Charter of 1857, 239

Charter of Liberties and Privileges, 66

Chatham, Earl of, possibilities in his statesmanship, 137

China trade, 175

Cholera, plague of 1832, 232

Christiansen, Hendrik, head of Dutch posts, 9; death of, 10

Christmas, observance of, 116

Church, the first, 19, 38

Churches, turned into prisons, 167, 168; repair of, 173

Church of England, the State church, 87, 111; the fashionable organization, 112; controls King’s College, 112; enmity to, 153; see also EPISCOPALIAN

Citizenship, early admission of foreigners to, 47, 66

City Council, dispersed by Leisler’s troops, 78, 82

City Hall, headquarters of Lt.- Gov. Ingoldsby, 86; used as prison, 170

Civil rights, guaranteed by Gov. Nicolls, 47

Civil War, early threats of, 180; New York during the, 245

Class divisions, 202

Class government, 87

Clergy, action of Roman Catholic, during draft riots, 249

Clergyman, the first regular, 20

Clinton, De Witt, first scholar of Columbia College, 173; rise of, 189; member of Council of Appointment, 193; principles of appointment to office, 196; mayor, 197; fights a duel, 199; constructs Erie Canal, 215; introduces spoils system, 215

Clinton, Gen. George, opposes evacuation of New York, 162; character, 163, 182; opposes union of States, 182; election frauds in interest of, 187; management of patronage, 188, 196; elected governor, 193, elected Vice-President, 198

 

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