Dutch colonial council minutes, 28 June - 6 July 1646

Court proceedings. George Homs vs. Teunis Nyssen ; action for recovery of child's wages ; judgment for plaintiff. [1646]

Order of court on a derisive and disparaging writing, purporting to be a rejoinder to the fiscal's reply, signed by Jan de Fries, and addressed "To the Worshipful Court of Justice in fort Amsterdam ;" that it be erased, and returned to De Fries, who is summoned to answer. [1646]

Court proceedings. Examination of Thomas Gridy, of Devonshire, Eng., a prisoner accused of having stolen silver ware and other articles, and of having endeavored to entice John Jones and others to steal ; prisoner remanded. Declaration of Maria Roberts, that John Jones had brought shirts, that had been stolen from Spicer, to her house, and that her husband, Thomas Gridy, had received them. [1646]

Confession. Of Thomas Gridy, that he had received stolen goods, and had solicited others to rob, but denies that he stole silver ware ; wherefore, as he continues obstinate in such denial, ordered that he be subjected to torture. [1646]
Date Original
June 28 – July 6 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 263.
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