Court proceedings. Tymon Jansen vs. Laurens Haen, slander ; case continued. Pieter Andriessen vs. Aeltje Douwes, slander ; defendant begs pardon of the plaintiff, in court, and acknowledges that he is an honest and upright man. Jochem Haller vs. Adam Roelantsen, slander of plaintiff's wife ; defendant fined. Cornelis Willemsen vs. Thomas Broen's wife, slander ; defendant discharged, having acknowledged plaintiff to be an honest and upright man. 
Court proceedings. Claes Jansen Ruyter vs. Ridder, defendant, slander ; parties ordered to live henceforward in peace. 
August 9 – 16 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 74.
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