Ordinance. Against harboring fugitive servants, and declaring null and void all notes and other instruments not drawn up by the secretary or other authorized person. 
Resolution setting forth that the arms of the states-general having been torn down on Long island, &c., an armed force be sent thither to reduce the Indians to obedience, and to levy a contribution on them. 
August 9 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 73.
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