Letter. Rev. Hermanus Blom to director Stuyvesant, requesting the name of the consistory, that the 7th of June be annually observed at the Esopus as a day of Thanksgiving, in commemoration of the escape of so many persons from the Indian massacre on that day.
May 6 1664
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810-78. Volume 15.
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