Court proceedings. Jacob Stevensen vs. Jan Snediger, case of attachment ; settled. Symon Dircksen Pos, appellant, vs. Adriaen van der Donck, respondent ; case continued. Mary Willems, widow of William Willems, vs. John Haes, case of bastardy ; plaintiff brings a child into court and says defendant is its father ; defendant denies it, and proves that plaintiff went with other men ; plaintiff is ordered to quit the province, and defendant to make her a small present. 
Court proceedings. Richard Smith vs. John Wilcock ; plaintiff complains that defendant traded, contrary to contract, at his trading house, which defendant denies ; case continued. Symon Pos vs. Augustyn Heerman, for shipping plaintiff's beavers without his consent in the sloop Renselaerswyck ; defendant denies the allegation ; case continued. Philip Geraerdy and Richard Cloff vs. George Collen, action for a debt due Mr. Moor by defendant, who is a fugitive (from Virginia) ; defendant pleads payment by service. Thomas Baxter vs. John Pickes ; plaintiff gave a note for the purchase-money of a sloop, but not having received the vessel, demands return of his note. 
Report. Of an interview between Gerrit Vastrick and Cornelis Melyn, when the former having threatened to summon the latter for a debt, before the court, he retorted, "I have nothing to do with the court ; there is no justice for me here," and violently abused Vastrick. 
July 4 – 15 1645
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 227.
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