TITLE

Samuel Blommaert: Expat-merchant with a worldwide geographical eye. Part II

AUTHOR(S)
Zandvliet, Kees
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Halve Maen;Spring2014, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented which discusses the early 17th century merchant, ex-patriot and Director of the chartered company the Dutch West India Company (WIC) Samuel Blommaert, with a particular on Blommaert's geopolitical perspective of Netherlands' colonies. An overview of WIC's regulations on patroons, who were landholders with manorial rights to land in New Netherland, is provided. Blommaert's involvement with the copper industry in Sweden is discussed.
ACCESSION #
99033064

 

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