Dutch colonial council minutes, 19 May - 16 June 1639

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. (cont'd) [1639]

Court proceedings. Jan Pietersen vs. Cornelis Jacobsen Stille, for payment of maize ; default. Fiscal vs. Caspar van Buren, and Dirck Dircksen, the rover, for remaining ashore without permission ; fined one month's wages. [1639]

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Tobias Pietersen ; for threatening to beat the fiscal ; fined 12 guilders. Caspar van Beuren vs Cornelis Pietersen ; settled. Fiscal vs. Jochem Beeckman ; murder ; acquitted (see Vol. 1, pp. 68, 105, 110, 128.) [1639]
Date Original
May 19 – June 16 1639
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 42.
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