Governor Printz was now in a position to put the government Benin Map upon a safe footing to maintain the rights of the Swedes, and to put down the attempts Benin Map of the Hollanders. They had lately, before his arrival, pitched their little Fort Nassau. On this account he selected the island of Tenackong as his residence, which is sometimes also called Tutaeaenung and Tenicko, about three Swedish miles from Fort Christina.
The convenient situation of the place suggested its selection, as also the location of Fort Nassau, which lay some miles over against it, to which he could thus command the passage by water. The new fort, which was erected and provided with considerable armament, was called New Gtheborg. His place of residence, which he adorned with orchards, gardens, a pleasure-house, etc.
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