Court proceedings. Andries Roulofsen vs. Govert Loockermans, for payment for digging a cellar ; defendant denies having employed plaintiff ; judgment for defendant. Catrina Bartram vs. Thomas Jacobsen, slander ; defendant declares in court that he knows nothing of plaintiff but what is honest and virtuous ; plaintiff likewise declares that defendant is a decent young man. Fiscal vs. John Celes, for shooting a hog ; defendant adjudged to pay the owner such sum as arbitrators may decide to be the value of the animal, and a like sum to the fiscal, with costs.  (page 124)
Instructions. To Jan Jansen from Ilpendam, commissary at the South river (Delaware), for the expulsion of the English from the Schuylkil.  (page 124)
Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Abraham Isaacksen Planck, for maliciously tearing down an ordinance posted in fort Amsterdam, and slandering the authorities ; fined 300 guilders.  (page 125)
May 15 – 22 1642
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 124-125.
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