Petition of several citizens, on behalf of the commonalty legally assembled, that only indigenous brokers be allowed in the indigenous trade

Description taken from published index: "Petition of Volckert Jansen, Jacob Schermerhoorn, Philip Pietersen (Schuyler), Leendert Philipsen, Jan van Aken, Jan Thomassen Aernout Cornelissen, Gerrit Slechtenhorst, Jan Mangelsen, Peter van Alen, Mathias Jansen, Dirck Jansen Croon, Gysbert Jansen, Abraham Staets, Lambert Albertsen, Hans Hendricksen, Teunis Cornelissen, William Teller, Ariaen Gerritsen, Carsten Fredricksen, Barent Meyndertsen, William Brouwer, Barent Jansen, Laurens van Alen and Davit Schuyler, on behalf of the commonalty legally assembled, praying that no Christian brokers be allowed to roam through the woods, and that Indian brokers only be allowed in the Indian trade."
Date Original
May 25 1660
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial ordinances, 1647-1658. Series A1875. Volume 16.
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