Ordinance. Against trespasses by goats and hogs. 
Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Adriaen Pietersen, slander and assault ; case continued. 
Resolution. To send secretary van Tienhoven to the Archipelago, to purchase all the lands thereabout ; to erect the arms of the states-general ; to take the Indians under Dutch protection, and to prevent further encroachments on New Netherland. 
Court proceedings. William Bredenbent vs. Peter Pia and Philip Gerardy ; case of impounding of hogs ; parties referred to the ordinance (p. 58, supra.) Abraham Rycken vs. Gysbert Rycken, action of debt ; judgment for plaintiff. 
March 15 – April 19 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 58.
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