Dutch colonial council minutes, 16-30 September 1638

Court proceedings. Rev. Everardus Bogardus ads. Johannes la Montagne ; on application of plaintiff, that defendant, who is attorney for the late Hendrick de Foreest's widow, shall take possession of said De Foreest's house, stock and plantation, on defendant paying him a balance due him by said de Foreest, ordered, that parties submit both claim and answer, in writing, to the next court. [1638]

Court proceedings. Sentence on Jan Gysbertsen, of Rotterdam (a fugitive from justice), for the murder of Gerrit Jansen, gunner, on the 15th May, 1638 ; accused, whenever apprehended, is to be punished by the sword until he is dead, his property confiscated, and his wages paid, one-half to the widow or heirs of the deceased, one-fourth to the company, and the remainder to the public prosecutor (see vol. 1, pp. 36, 37, supra.) [1638]
Date Original
September 16 – 30 1638
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 19.
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