Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Michel Picet and Nicholas Boot, for an assault on the wife of one Touchyn ; defendant to pay surgeon's fees, and 20 guilders to the woman. Nicholas Boot vs. Michel Picet, for payment of labor in clearing land ; referred to arbitration. George Rapalje vs. Michel Picet, damages for injuring a goat ; judgment for plaintiff, 4 guilders. 
Order. The fiscal to put in execution the sentence pronounced against Hendrick Jansen. 
Appointment. George Baxter as English secretary. 
December 4 – 11 1642
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 154.
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