Declaration of Jan Evertsen Bout and Claes Jansen regarding the burning of Jochem Pietersen Kuyter's house

Declaration. Jan Evertsen Bout and Claes Jansen, well versed in the Indian language, that an Indian, named Ponkes, told them that Jan Pietersen (Kuyter's) house was not burned by the Indians, our enemies, but by Dutch.
Date Original
March 1645
Van Tienhoven, Cornelis
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Secretary of the Province. Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1660. Series A0270-78. Volume 2, document 142c-d - 142e-f, page 1, side 1.
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