Court proceedings. Barent Dircksen vs. Gerrit Jansen ; action to enforce the sale of a farm, which defendant refuses to accept, on the ground that he was drunk when he bought it ; referred to arbitration. 
Court proceedings. Andries Hudde vs. Anthony Jansen, from Salee, on a contract to furnish 3 goats ; judgment for plaintiff. 
Court proceedings. Cornelis Cornelissen, boatswain, vs. Laurens Cornelissen, skipper of the Angel Gabriel, on a demand of plaintiff to be continued in his office ; defendant, insisting that he is master of his own ship, refuses his services ; case dismissed. (March 15.) Edward Wilson vs. Jan Pietersen ; referred to arbitration. 
February 23 – March 8 1640
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 57.
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