Court proceedings. John Celes vs. Ralph Cardel, action for 200 lbs. tobacco ; judgment for plaintiff. Hans Nelissen vs. Evert Jansen, for restitution of a piece of cloth left with defendant to be made into a coat, and which was stolen ; referred to arbitration. Hendrick van Dyck vs. Adam Hooft, slander ; defendant ordered to prove the truth of what he alleged, which he offers to do. 
Application of Oloff Stevensen (van Cortland), commissary, for an increase of salary ; granted. 
February 19 1643
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 160.
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