Court proceedings. The crew of the Amandare vs. John Dolling, action of debt ; defendant says the crew did not perform the work they had agreed to do ; judgment for plaintiffs. Huyck Aertsen vs. William Goulder, for purchase of a house and plantation, with corn ; ordered that plaintiff prove the sale of the house and corn, and that Goulder's wife received the corn ; also, that he had asked her, when she lost her husband, Smith, whether she held to the bargain, which she took amiss. Richard and William Smith vs. rev. Francis Douthy ; plaintiffs demand that the defendant declare, in writing, who are his partners ; ordered accordingly. Elcke Jansen vs. Gerrit Douman ; defendant proves that plaintiff had said the father and mother robbed each other ; case dismissed, and plaintiff ordered not to talk any more about it. 
Court proceedings. John Lourensen Appel vs. Adriaen van der Donck, for restitution of duffels, &c., belonging to William Coster ; plaintiff makes his complaint in writing, and is ordered to furnish defendant with a copy, that he may answer. Thomas Sael vs. William Harck, on a contract ; William Lourens and William Harck promise to draw all the timber they undertook, provided they be discharged from the first contract, and be paid as the work progresses. 
February 7 – 14 1647
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 283.
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