Dutch colonial council minutes, 28 July - 2 August 1644

Sentence of Laurens Cornelissen for calumniating the director-general, stating that he had carried a box of pearls for him to Amsterdam ; that he beg pardon of the director in open court, and acknowledge that he had spoken falsely, otherwise to be banished until he prove his assertion ; Laurens Cornelissen persists and appeals to Amsterdam, whereupon execution of the sentence is ordered, notwithstanding the appeal, and the goods, in the hands of the fiscal are confiscated. Fiscal vs. Laurens Cornelissen, for adultery with Hellegond Joris ; defendant denies the charge upon oath, and it is dismissed. [1644]

Summons to Nicolaes Coorn, commander at Beeren island, to appear at fort Amsterdam to answer a complaint of Govert Loockermans. [1644]
Date Original
July 28 – August 2 1644
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 197.
Special Project
Mutual Cultural Heritage Project

More From This Series

Dutch colonial council minutes

Geographic Locations