Court proceedings. Rouloff Jansen vs. Jan Smeets, for delivery of a house ; defendant pleads intoxication, and says he knows nothing of the transaction ; referred to arbitration. 
Declarations. Of the guard stationed outside the fence, on the Great Highway, in front of Jan Damen's house, on Manhattan island, as to his having challenged certain parties who approached, and having wounded one of them. 
June 16 – 20 1645
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 225.
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