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. (cont'd) 
October 4 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 78.
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