Protest of the fiscal of New Netherland against the erection of a fort on Beeren Island and counter protest of Nicolaes Coorn

Protest. Cornelis van der Huyghens, fiscal of New Netherland, against Nicholas Coorn building a fort on Beeren island, on the North river, for Mr. van Rens[s]elaer. [1644]

Counter protest. Nicolas Coorn, quartermaster of Renselaerssteyn, against Cornelis van der Huyghens, for forbidding him to build a fort on Beeren island, which is intended only to exclude the canker of freemen from the colonie of Renselaerswyck, and rejoinder of the fiscal. [1644]
Identifier
NYSA_A0270-78_V2_100a_100b
Date
March 1 – 18 1644
Contributor
Van der Hoykens, Cornelio; Coorn, Nicolas
Source
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Secretary of the Province. Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1660. Series A0270-78. Volume 2, document 99b, page 2 - 100a-b, side 2.
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