Ordinance. Obliging all Scotch merchants and petty traders, in future, to reside three years in the province, and to build a decent dwelling house in New Amsterdam ; otherwise to be excluded from right to trade. 
Order. For the inspection of chimneys by the fire wardens. 
September 28 1648
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 416.
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