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Dutch colonial council minutes, New York (Colony). Council.

Identifier: A1809
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 5829
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series consists of minutes, in Dutch, documenting civil and criminal cases, and executive and legislative matters over which the Council of the Colony of New York had jurisdiction. The minutes constitute a record of such actions as appointments, proclamations, ordinances, charters, and opinions. Included in the records is the Flushing Remonstrance, which was written in 1657 by citizens of Flushing, Queens to protest a decree prohibiting Quakers from worshiping in New Netherland.

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