Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber arranging passage for a soldier's wife

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber to grant Jacob Baselier 500 morgens of land on Long island, on condition that he convey 20 persons thither in the course of a year.

Resolution. Same to assist Machteltje Martens, wife of Andries Barentsen, a soldier, to join her husband in New Netherland.

Resolution. Same permitting Gerard Smith and Nicolas and Joost van Beeck to select, by themselves or agents, as much land in New Netherland as they can cultivate (supra, p. 60).
Date Original
April 9 1652
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810-78. Volume 11, document 67a-67e, side 1.
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