Jan Rodrigues

(fl. 1613—1640)

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(fl. 1613–1640), pilot and settler.

Rodrigues was the first-known nonindigenous resident of Manhattan Island. His arrival in 1613 stemmed from the proprietary practices of early explorers of the New World. ...

Subjects: United States History.

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