1614-2014, Commemorating 400 years of New-Netherland. Celebrating its birthday October 11th 2014

October 11th 2014 it is exactly 400 years ago that the New-Netherland Company (Formed in summer 1614) got its exclusive license, Octroi, granted to trade in the Nordh American region between the 40th° and 45th° parallel, between Nova Francia and Virginia,  from the Dutch Staten General (The Governing body of the  Dutch United Provinces (The Netherlands) in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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