Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Abraham Pietersen, for slandering the director-general ; judgment demanded conformable to the Imperial Statutes, fol. 296 ; defendant ordered under arrest. Capt. Patrick vs. Joseph Scot, slander ; defendant ordered to prove his assertion within a month, meanwhile to furnish bail for his appearance, and for whatever damages may be awarded plaintiff. Fiscal vs. John Celes, for shooting a hog ; judgment next session. Abraham Ryken vs. Jacques Bentyn, slander ; defendant proves
that pork had been eaten at plaintiff's house. (cont'd) 
Ordinance. Against harboring strangers from New England and Virginia, who "carry their passports under their feet," and requiring their names to be reported to the director. 
April 10 – 18 1642
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 122.
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