LETTER from Matthias Beck, vice-director of Curaçao to Petrus Stuyvesant

Curaçao. Letter. Vice-director Beck to director Stuyvesant ; arrival of 331 slaves from Guinea ; some sold, others sent to New Netherland ; provisions required ; no means to repair ships ; war between Sweden and Denmark ; admiral de Ruyter ; rev. Adrian Beaumont, minister at Curaçao ; rev. Machiel Zyperus sails for New Netherland in the hope of receiving a call there.  (4 pages)
Date Original
August 23 1659
Beck, Matthias
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Curaçao records, 1640-1665. Series A1883-78. Volume 17, document 41, page 1, side 1.
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