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Postby Isaac Cashman » Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:22 am

The Dutch purchased Manhatten Island for $24 (Twenty Four Dollars) of Beads and Mirrors.


Some Native Americans received Sixty (60) _guilders_ worth of Axes and Kettes.

The Dutch did not get clear title. Another group of Native Americans had to be satisfied. It is _possible_ that the band which got the kettles were con artists.

Could the average Dutch Citizen come have produced sixty Guilders? I doubt it.
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