Dutch colonial council minutes, 20 October - 10 November 1644

Court proceedings. Augustyn Heerman vs. Philip Geraerdy, action for wine purchased ; case postponed (see Vol. 2, p. 131). Andries Hudde vs. Juriaen Hendricksen, action to compel defendant to complete a job of work he contracted for ; judgment for plaintiff. [1644] (page 206)

Order. That the ship The Arms of Renselaerswyck do not sail without paying the duties on her cargo of beaver, which it is resolved to collect here, in consequence of urgent public necessity, and for the preservation of the country. [1644] (page 206)

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Peter Wyncoop, supercargo of the ship The Arms of Renselaerswyck, smuggling ; on petition of Arent van Curler, case referred to the directors of the W. I. Co. in Amsterdam, as the vessel is old and leaky. [1644] (page 206)

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Symon Volckertsen, theft ; second offense ; sentence, to be conveyed to the place of public execution and there flogged, as an example and terror to evil doers, and then banished. [1644] (page 207)

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Anthony Pietersen, as accessory in the above theft ; evidence of Jan Schepmoes, and declaration of the prisoner in the case. [1644] (page 207)
Date Original
October 20 – November 10 1644
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 206-207.
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