Affidavit. Samuel Chandelaer, that he heard Hendrick the tailor say: The kivit (meaning the director), ought to be packed off to Holland in the Peacock, with a letter of recommendation to Master Gerrit (the public executioner), and a pound flemish, so that he may give him a nobleman's death. 
May 6 1643
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Secretary of the Province. Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1660. Series A0270-78. Volume 2, document 53a-b, side 2.
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