Dutch colonial council minutes, 25 June 1646

Court proceedings. Fiscal vs. Jan Creoli, a negro, sodomy ; second offense ; this crime being condemned of God (Gen., c. 19 ; Levit., c. 18: 22, 29) as an abomination, the prisoner is sentenced to be conveyed to the place of public execution, and there choked to death, and then burnt to ashes. [1646]

Sentence. Manuel Congo, a lad ten years old, on whom the above abominable crime was committed, to be carried to the place where Creoli is to be executed, tied to a stake, and faggots piled around him, for justice sake, and to be flogged ; sentence executed. [1646]
Date Original
June 25 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 262.
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