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First posted on November 13th 2010

In 1632 the W.I.C. took possession of St. Eustatius (Statia). The first W.I.C. went bankrupt in 1674 to be replaced by the G.W.I.C. (second W.I.C.) which was dissolved in 1792, and her assets fell to the Dutch Republic. From 1815 to 1828 part of Curaçao and Dependencies, from 1828 to 1845 of the Dutch West Indies, from 1845 to 1936 of Curaçao and Dependencies, from 1936 to 1948 of the Territory of Curaçao, from 1948 to 2010 part of the Netherlands Antilles. Since 2010 integral part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Country Profiles Modern Articles : St. Eustatius, from Wikipedia, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Historical, on the Windies A. Trollope, The West Indies and the Spanish Main, 1860, GB
Historical, on St. Eustatius St. Bartholomew, St. Eustatius and Saba, pp.303-308 in Th.E.Lynch, The Wonders of the West Indies, 1856, GB
Links General Category : Sint Eustatius, from Wikipedia
Categorie : Sint Eustatius, from Wikipedia Dutch Edition
on History The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, St. Eustatius
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen
NICIS Instituut
Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV, Leiden)
Centraal Bureau voor Generalogie
St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research
St. Eustatius Historical Foundation
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
Historical Dictionaries Herman Daniel Benjamins, Joh. F. Snelleman, Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch West-Indië (1914-1917), in Dutch, posted on DBNL
Woordenlijst : Vrij van Slavernij, from Nationaal Archief, in Dutch
Accounts of History Modern Articles : St. Eustatius : History, from Wikipedia; sint Eustatius : Geschiedenis, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Sint Eustatius : Geschiedenis, from Landenweb, in Dutch
History of Statia, from Sint Eustatius Tourist Office
Historical, of the Caribbean Th. Coke, A history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1808, vol.2, 1810, vol.3, 1811, GB
Th. Southey, Chronological history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1827, GB (out of 3 vols.)
C.E. Meinecke, Versuch einer Geschichte der europaischen Colonien in Westindien, 1831, in German, GB
E. Regnault et al., Histoire des Antilles et des colonies françaises, espagnoles, anglaises .., 1849, in French, GB
Historical, of Sint Eustatius
Specific Periods W.Th. Hellebrand, Statia invaded from Saba, 2008
W.Th. Hellebrand, Remembering Siegfried Lampe, 2009
B. de Gaay Fortman, Eene bladzijde uit de geschiedenis van Sint Eustatius, pp.558-572 in Nieuwe West Indische Gids 1921, posted by KITLV, in Dutch
S. Kalff, Uit de geschiedenis van Sint Eustatius, pp.405-420 in Nieuwe West Indische Gids 1927, posted by KITLV, in Dutch
P. Knappert, Verzuimd St. Eustatius, pp.159-175 in Nieuwe West Indische Gids 1930, posted by KITLV, in Dutch
Politics Article : Sint Eustatius : Bestuur, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Article : Sint Eustatius : Economie, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Social History
Local History
Others Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF
general account of the calamities occasioned by the late tremendous Hurricanes and Earthquakes in the West Indian Islands, Foreign and Domestic, 1781, GB; St. Eustatia pp.71-74

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen by Ben Cahoon
Lijst van Gouverneurs van Sint Eustatius, Saba en Sint Maarten, from Wikipedia Dutch edition
Official Yearbook : Almanak voor de Nederlandsche West-Indische bezittingen, en de kust van Guinea 1859, 1858, 1860, 1859, GB
Lists of Consuls The Political Graveyard : Sint Eustatius, has incomplete list of U.S. Consuls
Lists of Bishops
Population Figures from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results
Documents Historical Newspapers Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Modern Newspapers Statia News
Newsreels Archief Beeld en Geluid : Polygoon (in Dutch)
Search School TV for Sint Eustatius; clips in Dutch
Radio Caribiana, from Radio Nederland
Image Databanks Wikimedia Commons
Beeldbank Nationaal Archief : Sint Eustatius
Search Nationale Beeldbank for Sint Eustatius
Archival Deposits The Atlantic World and the Dutch : Netherlands Antilles, St. Eustatius; guide to archivalia for Dutch rule
Search ARCHIEVEN.NL combined search engine for many archives; Archief.NL, Dutch language site providing links to individual archives
Het Netionaal Archief : Inventaris van de archieven van St. Eustatius, St. Maarten en Saba, 1709-1828 (1869), Inventaris van de archieven van St. Eustatius, St. Maarten en Saba, 1828-1845 (1860)
Nationbaal Archief van Curaçao
Constitutions, Laws Wet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, from Tweede Kamer : Dossiers, in Dutch
Tweede Aanpassingswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, in Dutch
Derde aanpassingswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba, 2010, in Dutch
Consular Reports
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections Search : Wikisource, English edition, Dutch edition
Caribbean GenWeb Project, scroll down for Netherlands Antilles : Rodney Rolls (British Occupation of Statia 1781)
Historical Maps Search Koninklijk Instituutvoor de Tropen, Nederlandse Koloniaale Kaarten
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Dutch West India Company, from EB 1911
Article Sankt Eustatius, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Religious St. Eustatius, pp.304-305 in W. Chapin, The Missionary Gazetteer, 1825, GB
Economic Dutch Colonies : St. Eustatius, St. Martin, Curaçoa, p.365 in vol.1 of P. Kelly, The Universal Cambist, 1811, GB
J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Curaçao, Sanct Eustache oder Eustaz, posted by DTBSWS
Dutch Possessions : St. Martins, St. Eustatius and Saba, pp.638-639 in J. Blunt, The shipmaster's assistant, and commercial digest , 1837, GB
Geographical St. Eustachia, p.91 in The Present State of the West Indies, 1778, GB
St. Eustatius or Eustatia, p.844 in J. Morse, The American universal geography, 1805, GB
St. Eustatia p.424 in vol.3 of C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, 1827, GB
St. Eustatius, p.42 in G. Long, America and the West Indies: geographically described, 1845, GB
Historical Isle St. Eustache, pp.56-57 in vol.22 of F.M. de Marsy et al., Histoire moderne des Chinois, des Japonnois, des Indiens, des Persans, des Turcs, des Russiens et des Americains, 1771, in French, GB
Dutch West Indies : St. Eustatius, p.327 in vol.4 of W. Winterbotham, An historical, geographical, commercial and philosophical view of the American United States and the European Settlements in America and the West Indies, 1795, GB
St. Eustatius, p.446 in vol.2 of S. Maulder, The history of the world, 1856, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Staten Generaal Digitaal, 1814-1995, in Dutch
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Museum Directory : Netherland Antilles, from Caribbean Museums
Simon Doncker Museum
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of N.' Antilles, from World Currency Museum; from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collections of Coins : Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, from

Bibliography General RHS Bibliography
Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies), keyword Mauritius (site in German, most titles listed in English; hundreds of entries; publications mostly since 1970)
Nederlandse Bibliografie Online (publications since 1974); Digitale Bibliografie Nederlandse Geschiedenis
on the Caribbean National Archives (UK) : Caribbean Histories Revealed : Bibliography
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography
Bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, from Florida Museum of Natural History
Directory of Open Access Journals, search for Sint Eustatius
Ph.H. Hiss, A selective guide to the English literature on the Netherlands West Indies, with a supplement on British Guiana, (1943), posted on Internet Archive
Online Libraries General Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Digitization
Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (DBNL)
on the Caribbean Digital Library of the Caribbean
Online Journals General Directory of Open Access Journals
On the Caribbean
On the Netherlands' Antilles Nieuwe West Indische Gids 1919-2010
General Accounts Jan Rogozinski, A Brief History of the Caribbean (1992) London : Penguin 1994 [G]
Mordechai Arbell, The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean, Jerusalem : Gefen 2002
H.P.H. Jansen, Kalendarium Geschiedenis van de Lage Landen, (Timeline of the History of the Low Countries), Utrecht 1979 (in Dutch) [G]
Specific Topics Jan Lucassen, Emigration to the Dutch Colonies and the USA, pp.21-27 in : Robin Cohen, The Cambridge Survey of World Migration, Cambridge : UP 1995, KMLA Lib.Sign. 304.809 C678c
Historical Dictionaries Albert Gastmann, Historical Dictionary of the French and Netherlands Antilles, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1978 [G]
Yearbook Entries Article : Dependent States : Netherlands' Antilles, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1980 pp.300-303, 305, 1981 pp.301-303, 305-306, 1982 pp.296-297, 299-301, 1983 pp.297, 299-300, 1984 pp.292-293 [G]
Article : Netherlands' Antilles, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1985 pp.603-604, 747, 1986 pp.597-598, 745, 1988 pp.518-519, 666, 1989 pp.519, 666, 1990 pp.534-535, 682 [G]
Article : Netherlands : Netherlands Antilles, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1980-1981 pp.895-897, 1983-1984 pp.893-895, 1984-1985 pp.892-894, 1985-1986 pp.893-895, 1987-1988 pp.898-900, 1988-1989 pp.900-902, 1989-1990 pp.912-914, 1990-1991 pp.913-915, 1991-1992 pp.915-917, 1992-1993 pp.1002-1005, 1993-1994 pp.1002-1005, 1994-1995 pp.1003-1006, 1995-1996 pp.998-1001, 1996-1997 pp.950-953, 1997-1998 pp.958-961, 1998-1999 pp.1033-1036, 2000 pp.1173-1176, 2001 pp.1145-1148, 2002 pp.1193-1196, 2003 pp.1193-1196, 2004 pp.1198-1201, 2005 pp.1205-1209 [G]
Article : Netherlands Antilles, in : The World in Figures 4th ed. 1984 p.138 [G]
Entry : Netherlands Antilles, Cabinet p.73, Background Notes : Netherlands Antilles, pp.951-954, in : Countries of the World and their Leaders Yearbook, 2003 [G]
Entry : Netherlands Antilles, pp.764-767 in : IMF, International Financial Statistics Yearbook 2001 [G]


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