Peter Stuyvesant

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the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland

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The most popular brands of cigarettes were Peter Stuyvesant, Rothmans, Courtleigh, Kent and Dunhill (NOTE--SPELLING IS CORRECT), according to TISA.
Free cigarettes were handed out to store personnel, and expensive lunches and even a cruise were held for businesses that sold Imperial's Peter Stuyvesant brand.
Peter Stuyvesant, "Therefore, if any of these said persons come in love unto us, we cannot in conscience lay violent hands upon them, but give them free egresse and regresse unto our Town, and houses, as God shall persuade our consciences.
Peter Stuyvesant tried to expel them as soon as they arrived.
Wright includes extended biographies of those who thundered, including John Cotton, Anne Hutchinson, Roger Williams and Peter Stuyvesant, William Penn, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Joseph Smith, Isaac Mayer Wise, Earl Warren and Jerry Falwell, as well as a collection of brief biographies of those who perhaps thundered a bit less and a list of key Supreme Court cases.
Growing up in Oldham as I did, you either went to drama school or you ended up at the Peter Stuyvesant factory making cigarettes.
Golway has detailed the history of the Fire Department of New York from the 1647 arrival of Peter Stuyvesant as director of New Amsterdam Colony to the early months of 2002.
The first shows a group of schoolchildren visiting the American Museum of Natural History who are silhouetted in front of a life-size diorama of Peter Stuyvesant, director general of the Dutch West India Company, as he receives a group of Lenape Native Americans at New Amsterdam.
Mosweunyane reports that representatives from cigarette maker Peter Stuyvesant are negotiating with a certain music promoter to bring popular musicians into Botswana as a way of advertising, since they can no longer do so in South Africa.
My next fag was nabbed from my mother's golden nugget-like pack of Peter Stuyvesant Superkings.
In contrast to the generally benevolent disposition of the Dutch toward the Jews of Holland, Governor Peter Stuyvesant adamantly opposed a permanent Jewish presence in his colony.
The partnership will also import three more brands, Rothmans, Consulate and Peter Stuyvesant.
The Peter Stuyvesant millionaire lives with his wife Ann-Katrin and his son, Johan, in the upmarket district of Hamburg.