Letter. Director and council to all governors, deputy governors, magistrates and christian neighbors, setting forth that Johan van Beecq and Maria Verleth, assisted by Caspar Verleth and Augustyn Heerman, had run off to New England to get married, and requesting them not to solemnize such marriage but to send back the runaways.
February 27 1654
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 5.
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