Dutch colonial council minutes, 10-18 April 1642

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Abraham Pietersen, for slandering the director-general ; judgment demanded conformable to the Imperial Statutes, fol. 296 ; defendant ordered under arrest. Capt. Patrick vs. Joseph Scot, slander ; defendant ordered to prove his assertion within a month, meanwhile to furnish bail for his appearance, and for whatever damages may be awarded plaintiff. Fiscal vs. John Celes, for shooting a hog ; judgment next session. Abraham Ryken vs. Jacques Bentyn, slander ; defendant proves

that pork had been eaten at plaintiff's house. (cont'd) [1642]

Ordinance. Against harboring strangers from New England and Virginia, who "carry their passports under their feet," and requiring their names to be reported to the director. [1642]
Identifier
NYSA_A1809-78_V04_p122
Date
April 10 – 18 1642
Language
Dutch
Source
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 122.
Special Project
Mutual Cultural Heritage Project