Dutch colonial council minutes, 6-8 July 1644

Affidavits. Cosyn Laurentsen, Gerrit Wolphertsen, and others, as to the circumstances attending the killing of a man near the house of Gerrit Wolphertsen, at the Flatt (L. I.), where a garrison is now posted, by a gun fired by Thomas Mabs, by order of serjeant Hubbard. [1644] (page 192)

Sentence, by court martial, of Steven Stevensen and Thomas Mabs, for the killing of John Windtwodt (? Wentworth), and attempting to kill Thomas Cornil ; prisoners, to be shot ; with pardon of the above prisoners, such sentence having been pronounced only to make an impression on them and others. [1644] (page 192)

Court proceedings. Peter Wolphertsen, husband of Hester Symons, vs. Thomas Sandersen, husband of Sara Cornelisen, slander ; defendant's wife declares she knows nothing against Hester Symons, and has seen nothing amiss with her, and begs her pardon if she hath ever spoken ill of her. Mr. Moor vs. Mr. Spyser, in a case of attachment on a bark belonging to Peter Lourensen and Mr. Trockmorton ; Lourensen is condemned to deliver the bark to Spicer agreeably to the power of attorney, on condition that the latter give security for the value of the vessel, in case Mr. Moor hereafter prove that the owner is indebted to him, when the money must be returned (see Vol. 2, p. 119). Condemnation of the two Spanish prizes captured by the privateer La Garce (see supra, p. 188). [1644] (page 193)
Date Original
July 6 – 8 1644
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 192-193.
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