Court proceedings. George Homs vs. Teunis Nyssen ; action for recovery of child's wages ; judgment for plaintiff. 
Order of court on a derisive and disparaging writing, purporting to be a rejoinder to the fiscal's reply, signed by Jan de Fries, and addressed "To the Worshipful Court of Justice in fort Amsterdam ;" that it be erased, and returned to De Fries, who is summoned to answer. 
Court proceedings. Examination of Thomas Gridy, of Devonshire, Eng., a prisoner accused of having stolen silver ware and other articles, and of having endeavored to entice John Jones and others to steal ; prisoner remanded. Declaration of Maria Roberts, that John Jones had brought shirts, that had been stolen from Spicer, to her house, and that her husband, Thomas Gridy, had received them. 
Confession. Of Thomas Gridy, that he had received stolen goods, and had solicited others to rob, but denies that he stole silver ware ; wherefore, as he continues obstinate in such denial, ordered that he be subjected to torture. 
June 28 – July 6 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 263.
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