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Person Detail: Jacob Steendam

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Full Name: Jacob Steendam
Biography:
(1616-c.1673) New Amsterdam's first poet, arriving in 1653. His only known work is a volume of poems entitled "Zeede-sangen voor de Batavische-jonkheyt" (1671). He died around 1673.
Author's Timeline:
1632 New York County
Steendam lived in Manhattan, NY. He owned property on what is now Pearl Street and another house on Broadway. 
1616 (Unknown) County
Steendam was born in Holland, but lived in the United States between 1632 and 1662. 
1673 (Unknown) County
It is not known exactly when or where Jacob Steendam died, but it was around 1673. 
1671 (Unknown) County
"Zeede-sangen voor de Batavische-jonkheyt"
 

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