Dutch colonial council minutes, 2 August 1646

Judgment. Referring to Holland the case of Jan de Fries vs. Gysbert de Leuw, for slander, in having asserted that a negro wench in plaintiff's possession was the property of the company, having been previously the slave of Juan Antonio, a Portuguese, at Marignan, who had been arrested for treason, and was therefore incapable of selling the woman, as the plaintiff pretends. [1646]

Court proceedings. Jan Damen vs. John Dolling, action for payment of a balance of a bill of exchange ; ordered that defendant shall produce proof from John Evans and Onckeway. Symon Joosten vs. Augustyn Herman, action for money paid defendant on account of Pater Vaer ; defendant says that Pater Vaer was not indebted to him, which he offers to prove ; proof ordered. John Heyn (? Haines) and Evert Cornelissen vs. John Dolling, as security for Mr. Whiting, for recovery of an overcharge on beavers ; judgment for plaintiff, with costs. [1646]
Date Original
August 2 1646
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809-78. Volume 4, page 266.
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