Court proceedings. Anthony Portugees vs. Anthony Jansen from Salee, defendant, for loss of a hog ; referred to arbitration. Thomas Bescher vs. Hendrick Jansen, for slander ; case continued. 
Court proceedings. Anthony Portugees vs. Anthony Jansen from Salee, award of arbitrators confirmed and judgment for plaintiff accordingly. Francis Leslee vs. Nidt Wilson ; on application, auditors appointed to examine accounts and value plantation. Hendrick Jansen vs. Thomas Becher, slander ; parties ordered to remain quiet or pay a fine of 25 guilders. 
December 9 – 16 1638
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 29.
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