Court proceedings. Maryn Adriaensen vs. Hendrick Pietersen, for delivery of a tobacco plantation ; judgment for plaintiff, and defendant obliged to rent the premises for six years. Simon Pos vs. Jan Celes ; action for payment of peas ; judgment for plaintiff. David Provoost and Jan Damen, guardians of Jan van Vorst, vs. Jacob Stoffelsen, for said minor's share of his father's estate ; two months' delay granted defendant to account. Gillis de Voocht vs. Fiscal, in action of debt ; case continued. Attachment of money in the hands of Maryn Adriaensen, granted to surgeon Kierstede. (cont'd) 
Court proceedings. Fiscal, on a complaint of Gillis de Voocht, vs. Hans Fredericksen ; plaintiff and defendant both fined. Fiscal vs. Pieterje Jans ; slander ; case postponed. Thomas Hal vs. Philip Gerritsen, for payment of two skepels of wheat stolen from the mill ; judgment for plaintiff. 
Court proceedings. Attachment issued at the suit of William Hunt, against certain tobacco belonging to Nathaniel Martin, in the hands of Jacob van Curler, until proof of the debt be obtained from Virginia. 
June 7 – July 4 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 71.
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