Court proceedings. Jan Laurensen (Coster), plaintiff, vs. Adriaen van der Donck, for attaching and keeping, when sheriff of Renselaerswyck, three pieces of duffels, the plaintiff's property ; case continued. 
Proclamation. Offering a reward of 100 guilders for the discovery of the person or persons who tore down the notices for renting the Ferry, and the house and effects of Cornelis Melyn, which were posted at the usual places, viz.: the fort, the lodge, and the tavern. 
Court proceedings. Elke Jans vs. Gerrit Douman, for damages in accusing plaintiff of theft ; ordered that defendant's wife shall prove that plaintiff had said that Douman himself had stolen the money, &c. 
January 17 1647
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 282.
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