Ordinance. Against the erection of wooden chimneys in New Amsterdam, between the fort and the Fresh water, and appointing fire wardens. 
Appointment. Jan Tepjes from Schelling, to be pilot of the ship Beninjo. 
January 23 1648
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 357.
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