Court proceedings. Jan Jansen Damen and David Provoost, guardians of Jan van Vorst, vs. Jacob Stoffelsen, in the matter of the estate of Cornelis van Vorst, deceased ; further time allowed defendant to account. Samuel Chandler vs. Jacob Stoffelsen, husband of Vroutje Ides, widow of Cornelis van Vorst, deceased ; action of debt due by the late Mr. van Vorst ; referred to arbitration. Adam Roelantsen vs. Gillis de Voocht, for payment of washing account ; defendant claims that the year is not yet expired ; plaintiff ordered to make up the full time, and then collect his bill. 
Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Gerrit and Floris Jansen, for disobedience of their skipper's orders ; Gerrit Jansen fined. Hester Symens, widow of Jacob Vernu, vs. Roland Hackwart, slander ; defendant makes reparation before the court. Jansen Damen and David Provoost, as guardians, &c., vs. Jacob Stoffelsen ; defendant being ready with his account, demands that plaintiffs give security for any debt which may hereafter be brought against the Van Vorst estate ; ordered accordingly. 
September 20 – October 4 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 77.
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