Dutch colonial council minutes, 3-24 June 1638

Appointment of Cornelis van Tienhoven to be provincial secretary ; Hendrick Pietersen to be master mason ; Hendrick Gerritsen, Peter Petersen and Lourens Laurensen, company's servants ; Claes van Elsland, commissary ; Jan Jansen, gunner in fort Amsterdam ; Jan Dircksen, assistant gunner ; Tomas Walraven, carpenter ; Jacob Stoffelsen, overseer ; Jan Petersen, barber at the south ; Adriaen Dircksen, assistant commissary at Fort Orange ; Dirck Stipel, quartermaster at Fort Orange ; Gillis Pietersen, master carpenter ; Nicolas Koorn , drill serjeant, and Jurian Rudolff, serjeant. (cont'd) [1638]

Court proceedings. Cors Pietersen vs. Adam Roelantsen, for recovery of his wife's share of her deceased mother's estate ; judgment for plaintiff. [1638]

Order that Jan Schepmoes entertain no more sailors nor tap wine hereafter on pain of banishment. [1638]

Court proceedings. Wolphert Gerritsen vs. Jan Evertsen. Cornelis Lambertsen Cool vs. Cornelis and Jan van Vorst, in an action of debt. [1638]

Order granting freemen patents for the lands they are cultivating, on condition that at the end of ten years they pay yearly the tenth of all their crops, and also a couple of capons yearly for house and garden. [1638]
Date Original
June 3 – 24 1638
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 11.
Special Project
Mutual Cultural Heritage Project

More From This Series

Dutch colonial council minutes

Geographic Locations