They bought the land from the Indians and named it New Sweden.
The members of the colony of New Sweden were honest, upright people, who dwelt in peace with the natives.
Such was the end of New Sweden, which had only maintained an independent existence for seventeen years.
He had regarded for some time with jealousy the little settlement of New Sweden, or as it was known in later years, Delaware.
The origin of New Sweden was quite different from what is stated in the text.
Minuit died in 1641, and the Swedish government proceeded to place the colony on a permanent footing, and called it "New Sweden."