Declaration. Of John Wilcock, that he was drunk when he stated at the North, that John Dolling owed him 1,500 guilders. 
Court proceedings. Capt. de Vries vs. John Wilcock, slander ; defendant declares he was drunk at the time and knew not what he said, begs the captain's pardon, and confesses that he spoke falsely ; is fined 50 guilders. Fiscal vs. Peter van den Berch and William de Key ; as the number of the council is small, capt. Jan de Fries, ensign Gysbert de Leuw, commissaries Van Cortland and Opdyck, are adjoined pro hac vice ; William de Key challenges the captain, on the ground that he is a friend to the opposite party, and an enemy to him ; Van den Bergh challenges Opdyck. 
April 6 1645
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 220.
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