Old Silver Leg takes over!

a story of Peter Stuyvesant
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Prentice-Hall , Englewood Cliffs, N.J
Stuyvesant, Peter, 1592-1672 -- Juvenile literature, Stuyvesant, Peter, 1592-1672, Governors -- New York (State) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Dutch -- New York (State) -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature, Governors, New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600

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About the Edition

A brief biography of the Dutchman who arrived to be governor of New Amsterdam in 1647 and turned it from a muddy village into a well-organized city.

StatementRobert Quackenbush.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF122.1.S78 Q33 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2543899M
ISBN 100136339344
LC Control Number85025661
OCLC/WorldCa12724391

Old Silver Leg Takes Over. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(10). This is a gem. My boys (ages 3 & 7) both enjoyed this story. We were able to locate two story book bios on Stuyvesant. This one was our favorite. The other one,On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Sailed into Town, portrayed Stuyvesant as an angry, violent man who contributed little.

From what I have read in other books, "Old Silver Leg Takes Over!"/5. This sprightly addition to Quackenbush's series of biographies for Old Silver Leg takes over! book readers takes an amusing look at the man many trace as pivotal to the history of New York City. Beginning with his obscure origins, the author follows Stuyvesant's rambunctious career from clerk with the Dutch East India Company to Curacao (where he lost his leg in battle) to Governor of New Amsterdam, where he ""stomped.

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