Resolution on the receipt of a writing from rev. Mr. Bogardus, which is declared absurd and irrelevant, again calling on him to answer the above charges, on pain of being prosecuted as a rebel and contumax. 
Resolution, on receipt of a paper sent by dom Bogardus filled with unprofitable subterfuges, that he be again summoned. 
Court proceedings. Oloff Stevensen (van Cortland) vs. rev. Everardus Bogardus, slander ; defendant answers in writing. Abraham Pietersen, miller, vs. Gysbert Opdyck, commissary, slander, in accusing plaintiff of having stolen wheat ; defendant produces affidavits in support of the charge ; copies of evidence to be furnished plaintiff. 
January 4 – 25 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 245.
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