Dutch colonial council minutes, 14-21 July 1644

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Laurens Cornelissen, skipper of the Maid of Enckhuysen, smuggling ; defendant to pay 10 gallons of wine to the fiscal and friends. Same vs. same ; adultery with Hellegond Joris ; defendant denies the charge and is ordered to clear himself on oath. Same vs. same, for speaking disrespectfully of the director-general ; defendant ordered to prove his allegagations (see Vol. 2, p. 117, 118). (cont'd) [1644]

Resolution for the distribution of soldiers arrived from Curaçao. [1644]

Minute of Bastiaen Jansen Crol, and others, adjoined councillors, rejecting the objections of Laurens Cornelissen to director Kieft and Mr. La Montagne as judges, and ordering him to prove his allegations against the director-general, on pain of being punished according to the Imperial Statutes. [1644]

Court proceedings. Isaac de Foreest vs. John Detton, slander ; defendant declares that he knows nothing of the plaintiff and his wife but what is good and honorable. [1644]
Date Original
July 14 – 21 1644
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 195-196.
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