Appointment. Rev. Johannes Backerius to be minister of New Amsterdam. 
Minute. That Messrs. Kuyter and Melyn had nothing further to offer respecting the letter they had sent to the W. I. Company. 
Appointment. Hon. Mr. Dincklage, to be president of the ordinary court, assisted by some of the company's principal officers, reserving to the director-general the right to preside therein on important cases. 
July 22 1647
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 317.
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