Testimony in action for damages against Nicolaes Coorn for firing on Loockerman's vessel when passing Beeren island

Declaration. Cors Pietersen, Joannes Verbrugge and others, that Nicholas Coorn had ordered Govert Loockermans of the sloop Good Hope, to strike his colors, when passing Beeren island, "for the staple right of Renselaerswyck," who refusing, a shot was fired by Coorn through the sloop's mainsail and the Prince's flag. [1644]
Identifier
NYSA_A0270-78_V2_117a
Date
July 5 1644
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 116 - 117a, page 1.
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