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New Netherland Council Dutch colonial ordinances

Identifier: A1875
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 5818
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series consists of ordinances, laws, and regulations enacted by the Council of the Colony of New York to govern and maintain order in the communities of New Netherland. The records, written in the Dutch language, address personal behavior; community standards in such areas as fire prevention, construction, and real estate; and commercial matters like customs, sales, licensing, fees and taxes on goods and services, tobacco, liquor, livestock, currency, ships and shipping, farming, and trapping.

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New Netherland. Council. (is related to)