Minute of council. To examine the pretended governor, Forrester, and to demand his commission, in order to ascertain by whose authority he claimed Long island and adjacent islands. 
Examination. Of Andrew Forrester, of Dundee, in the presence of Carel van Brugge, Adriaen van der Donck, and Philip Geraerdy. 
September 28 1647
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 337.
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