LETTER from Matthias Beck, vice-director of Curaçao to the directors in Amsterdam

Curaçao. Letter. Vice-director Beck to the directors at Amsterdam ; horses exported to the West India islands ; wreck of the ship St. John with negroes ; many perished for want of food ; horses bitten to death by rattlesnakes on the island of Aruba ; protection required from sea rovers ; arrival of negroes from Cape Verd. (3 pages)
Identifier
NYSA_A1883-78_V17_055
Date
January 5 1660
Contributor
Beck, Matthias
Source
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Curaçao records, 1640-1665. Series A1883-78. Volume 17, document 55, page 1, side 1.
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Special Project
Mutual Cultural Heritage Project

Geographic Locations

Africa
Curaçao
Aruba