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Thomas Dongan, Governor of New York (1682-1688)

by John Harold Kennedy

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, 1634-1715.,
    • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
    • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- To 1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John H. Kennedy. Washington, 1930.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF122 .D695 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 131 p.
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5412488M
      ISBN 100404577598
      LC Control Number73003564

      Because the patent-holder and the Crown were now one, the legal status of the Colony of New York changed became the royal Province of New York. On Ap Governor Thomas Dongan promulgated a new charter for the City of New York known as the Dongan Charter that permitted the citizens of each ward to elect an alderman, an assistant and a. This is an original press photo. City Charter for Albany, New York from Governor Thomas Dongan Photo measures 7 x inches. Photo is dated PHOTO FRONTSeller Rating: % positive.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Thomas Dongan: Colonial Governor of New York by Thomas P. Phelan at the best online prices at . The charters granted to New York City and Albany by English Governor Thomas Dongan in gave these cities more privileges and authority which they could exercise independently of .

      Thomas Dongan (dŏng´gən), –, colonial governor of New York, b. Co. Kildare, Ireland. He was appointed governor in , and on the instructions of the duke of York (later James II), he called () a legislative assembly; measures, known as the Charter of Liberties and Privileges, were passed granting popular rights and religious toleration.   77 years after Henry Hudson landed on our shores in Albany became a city. On J , the Royal Governor of the New York colony, Thomas Dongan ( has been made of the fact that he was an Irishman and a Catholic), granted the city of Albany a royal charter.


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Thomas Dongan, Governor of New York (1682-1688) by John Harold Kennedy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thomas Dongan was the first royal governor of New York. Although he may not have spent more than a night in Albany, his interest and patronage were critical to the formation and initial development of the city of Albany.

He still is celebrated locally and beyond as Albany's first great Irish politician. As most of his life is beyond the scope of our active concern, briefly, Dongan was born in. Thomas Dongan, 2nd earl of Limerick, (bornCastletown, County Kildare, Ire.—died Dec. 14,London, Eng.), British colonial governor of New York under Charles II and James II.

A Roman Catholic and a member of a royalist family, Dongan was exiled after the English Civil Wars (–51) and served in an Irish regiment of the French army.

Recalled to England inhe served as. Get this from a library. Colonial Governor: Thomas Dongan Thomas Dongan New York. [Joseph G E Hopkins; William Wilson]. A S VIRGINIA, a year short of four centuries since her foundation, has only recently inaugurated her first Catholic governor, it might be an appropriate time to remember the first Catholic governor of New York, Thomas Dongan Governor of New York book tenure as Governor of the Province of New York was one of the most important in the history of our land, and witnessed the formative period of.

Thomas Dongan, colonial governor of New York, Thomas Patrick Phelan. Kenedy & Sons, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. 1:. Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick ( – Decem ), was a member of Irish Parliament, Royalist military officer during the English Civil War, and governor of the Province of New York. He is noted for having called the first representative legislature in New York, and for his granting the province's Charter of Liberties.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Thomas Dongan and the New York charter, ".

Inthe Assembly of New York was dissolved by the king, and in Andros was appointed Governor of the consolidated Provinces of New York and New England. Dongan refused command of a regiment with the rank of major-general, retired to his estate on Staten Island, New York, but was obliged to flee for safety in the religious persecution.

This is the first of a two-volume collection of the official papers of the 17th-century governor of New York, Thomas Dongan. Published as part of the New York Historical Manuscript Series, these documents date from a period when the Dutch played a major role in building the New World.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phelan, Thomas Patrick, Thomas Dongan, colonial governor of New York, New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, [©]. Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick Born: in Castletown Kildrought, Kingdom of Ireland Died: Decem in London, England He was a member of Irish Parliament, Royalist military officer during the English Civil War, and governor of the Province of New York.

Colonel Thomas Dongan, Governor Of New York - Primary Source Edition [Abbott Lawrence Rotch, American Antiquarian Society. Library, Samuel Swett Green] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Thomas Dongan died in at the age of Dongan Hills is home to the third oldest building in New York City, the Billiou-Stillwell-Perrine House at Richmond Road, which dates from before Dongan’s arrival in New York. Dongan’s home, however, burned to the ground on Christmas Dayalmost years after his death.

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Colonel Thomas Dongan, Governor of New York,afterwards Earl of Limerick." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Colonial Governor, Thomas Dongan of New York by Hopkins, Joseph G. Publication date Topics Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, Publisher New York: P.J.

Oneight loose sheets of parchment, containing the engrossed acts passed duringand bearing the signature of Thomas Dongan as governor of the province of New York, were restored to the State of New York by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

I have traced the Irish Branch of Thomas Dongan (Gov of New York Colony) from to today. Gov. Donegan never married and never had any children and died peniless in. Because the patent-holder and the Crown were one, the legal status of the Colony of New York changed became the royal Province of New York.

On Ap Governor Thomas Dongan promulgated a new charter for the City of New York known as the Dongan Charter which permitted the citizens of each ward to elect an alderman, an assistant and a. The island of Manhattan was designated as New York County inand it was officially established as New York City in by Thomas Dongan, governor of the New York province, the “The Handy.This item is an intermediary draft of instructions from James, Duke of York, to Thomas Dongan, Governor of New York, dated Janu ( old style).

The order is issued under ducal right obtained by royal decree from James' brother King Charles II. Key terms Names.I have some information on the relatives of Thomas Donegan after his death in It is from a book entitled "Thomas Dongan, Colonial Governor of New York by Rev.

Thomas Phelan published in " He passed away on Deember fifteenth,in his eighty-first year, and as he had never married, his title Earl of Limerick, became extinct.