Court proceedings. Hillegond Joris vs. Peter Wynkoop, on an order to show cause why defendant had arrested plaintiff's husband in the colonie (Renselaerswyck) ; defendant says for debt ; the case having originated in Renselaerswyck, must be determined there. Fiscal vs. Borger Jorisen, slander ; case referred. Fiscal vs. George Wolsey ; plaintiff demands the confiscation of powder which was not duly entered ; defendant says it belongs to Mr. Allerton, and requests delay until his master return from New England ; granted. 
Court proceedings. Pater Vaer vs. Jan Wilcox, for purchase of a negro wench, of whom he demands possession ; defendant ordered to satisfy the Swedish governor and plaintiff. Fiscal vs. Hans Tymonsen, gunner of the ship Amandare ; defendant is asked to whom he sold the company's powder, and, remaining obstinate, is ordered to be imprisoned and then subjected to torture if he do not confess. 
Court proceedings. Nicolas Coorn, sheriff of Renselaerswyck vs. Anthony de Hooges, secretary of said colonie ; case postponed. Gysbert de Leuw vs. Lucas Elbertsen, for stating that plaintiff had been challenged by Gysbert Cornelissen to fight a duel with swords ; defendant denies having said so, and declares he knows nothing of plaintiff but what is honest and honorable ; will pay costs. Fiscal vs. Borger Jorisen, slander and threatening to have a piece of the plaintiff's body before he quit the country ; defendant to pay a fine of 60 guilders and to remain in prison until it be paid ; after judgment was pronounced, defendant used threatening language towards the bench, whereupon he was further sentenced to be imprisoned in irons for twenty-four hours after the above fine is paid. Joris Dircksen vs. John (Haes) the cooper, for drawing a knife on plaintiff ; ordered that the fiscal take cognizance of the complaint. 
May 31 – June 7 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 255.
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