Dutch colonial council minutes, 13-20 January 1639

Court proceedings. Cicero Pierre vs. David Pietersen (de Vries) ; default. Blanch Ael vs. Adam Roelantsen, slander ; parties ordered to discontinue their slanders against one another on pain of fine. Hans Steen vs. Thomas Coninck, slander ; defendant retracts and acknowledges that the plaintiff is an honest and honorable man. [1639]

Court proceedings. Maryn Adriaensen vs. rev. Everardus Bogardus, for a debt due to plaintiff by one Jacob Govertsen (who had made a present of a piece of cloth to defendant's wife) ; on the ground that Govertsen could not make a present until he paid his debts, and whosoever received such present, was bound to pay his debts, the court ordered, that the plaintiff and other creditors be paid pro rata out of moneys due the late Govertsen by the company. Claes Cornelissen Swits vs. Jurian Hendricksen ; default. Cicero Pierre vs. David Pietersen (de Vries), for wages ; case continued. [1639]
Date Original
January 13 – 20 1639
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 30.
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