Court proceedings. Jacob Roy vs. Claes de Veringh, action of debt ; judgment for plaintiff. David Pietersen, from Hoorn, vs. Hendrick Jansen, tailor ; action of debt ; judgment for plaintiff. Cornelis Melyn vs. Joannes Winckelman ; plaintiff, by virtue of a contract entered into with the Lord of Nederhorst, at Amsterdam, demands of defendant by what authority he came last winter to Staten island with his people and cattle, and why he left there and established another colonie at Achter Col, without consulting him ; defendant answers he came out as servant of Meyndert Meyndertsen, for whom he, according to orders, established said colonie, by virtue of a patent which the directors (of the W. I. Co.) had granted his master ; case postponed. Fiscal vs. Jan van Meppelen, slander ; case postponed, and defendant recommended to keep quiet meanwhile. 
June 26 1642
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 128.
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