Court proceedings. Allert Anthony vs. Thomas Willet; ordered that William Smith appear and testify in the case. Caspar Steinmits vs. Henry Bresier, action to recover 12 guilders; defendant acknowledges that he passed his word for Mark Meggs for 12 English shillings; judgment for plaintiff for that amount. Isaac Allerton vs. Cornelis de Potter, for 350 guilders rent; defendant says he agreed for 325 guilders ($130) a year; case continued. Cornelis de Potter, attorney for his maid servant, vs. Isaac Allerton and George Woolsey; plaintiff complains of one Ralph Clark who had deceived his maid Willemeyntje, with a promise of marriage. Jacob Claessen vs. Aeltje Dirrickx; plaintiff demands of his wife (the defendant), why she remains away from, and will not live with him; ordered, to prevent all trouble, that the plaintiff remain imprisoned until the ships sail for Fatherland. William Beekman vs. Ariaen Tienhoven, for payment of 54 beavers; defendant offsets an account signed by the late director Kieft; judgment for plaintiff.
September 9 1652
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 5.
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