Dutch colonial council minutes, 7 April- 5 May 1639

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. corporal Hans Steen, for fornication ; guilty ; sentence, three hours' ride on the Wooden horse, and to be reduced for 14 days to the ranks. Fiscal vs. Anthony Jansen from Salee, on a charge that he and his wife are public disturbers, and requesting that they be banished from the country. Jan Cornelissen and Wybrant Pietersen vs. The same, slander. Gerreken Hessels vs. The same, to recover a kid due for labor ; judgment for plaintiff. (cont'd) [1639]

Sentence. Anthony Jansen from Salee, and Grietje Reiniers, his wife, as public disturbers and slanderers ; that they be forever banished from New Netherland, and pay costs of court (see Vol. 1, pp. 49, 50, 51, 78, 80, 89.) [1639] (Page 39)

Court proceedings. David Provoost vs. Harmen Dircksen, for loss of service as an indented laborer ; judgment for defendant for his wages, and for plaintiff for amount expended on defendant's account in Holland and on board ship. Abraham Page vs. Thomas Bescher, for recovery of 97 lbs. tobacco ; judgment for plaintiff. Philip de Truy vs. Anthony Jansen from Salee, for delivery of a piece of land ; judgment for defendant. Fiscal vs. Symon Huypot for illicit trade ; defendant's furs confiscated. [1639] (Page 40).

Court proceedings. DeConick vs. Hans Steen, slander, case continued. [1639] (Page 41).

Court proceedings. Thomas Bescher vs. Willem Willemsen, slander ; defendant having stated that he saw Richard Pitcher in bed with plaintiff's wife ; case continued. Jan Brouwer vs. George Homs, action of debt ; judgment confessed. Isaac Allerton vs. Vroutje Ides, action on a note ; judgment for plaintiff. [1639] (Page 41).
Date Original
April 7 – May 5 1639
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, pages 39-41.
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