Proclamation. Offering refuge and protection to all persons whatsoever, free or bond, debtors or creditors, servants or slaves, the lowest prisoners included, who may come out of the colony of New Haven and take up their abode in New Netherland. 
December 5 1647
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 353-354.
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