Fragment of an affidavit concerning Samuel Forman

Fragment of an affidavit setting forth that Samuel Forman, of Oysterbay, came to the city, where he lodged at the house of Anthony Jansen from Salee, and, by inspiration of Christ Jesus, intended to repair to the church during divine service, and exclaim, "O cry wath shall I cry, all flesh is grass, grass is the flower of the field, the flower fails and the grass withers, but the word of God obeids forever," &c.
Identifier
NYSA_A1881-78_V23_0331b
Date
April 16 1674
Language
Dutch
Source
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial administrative records, 1673-1674. Series A1881. Volume 23.2.
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