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New Netherland Council writs of appeal

Identifier: A1877
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 5810
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series consists of writs of appeal, in Dutch, from judgments made by the courts of New Amsterdam, Oostdurp (Westchester), Heemsteede, New Amstel, Wiltwyck (in the Esopus), Flushing (on Long Island), and Fort Orange. Writs of appeal were granted by the Council of the Colony of New York in response to petitions, usually submitted by one party in a civil action. The records in this series also include summonses and writs of mandamus.

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New Netherland. Council. (is related to)