A Brief History
«New York, originally called brand brand New Netherlands, had been therefore known as in honor of this Duke of York and Albany, England, to who the territory ended up being provided on its conquest from the settlers that are first the Dutch.
On September 13th 1609, a vessel called the Crescent arrived to anchor within Sandy Hook [New Jersey], about seventeen kilometers through the city that is present of York. It had been the very first vessel ever within those waters. Her commander, Henry Hudson, had been an English captain into the solution for the Dutch East Asia business, as well as on a voyage for discovering a north passage to Asia; but, failing in this, he proceeded over the shores of Newfoundland, and thence southward, so far as Chesapeake and Delaware Bays. On going back, he had been examining the coastline, with the expectation of getting a passage through the continent to your Pacific Ocean, as he arrived to anchor at Sandy Hook. Having invested a here, he passed through the narrows at the entrance to new york harbor, and ‘went sounding his way above the highlands,’ until at last the crescent had sailed some miles above the city of hudson, and a boat had advanced a little beyond albany week.
Having used ten times this way, plus in regular sex using the Indians resident regarding the banking institutions of this river, Hudson descended in 14th and sailed for England, ‘leaving once more to its solitude’ the waterway which after some years would bear his name october.