Order authorizing the court at Fort Orange to proceed with the trial of Frans Gabrielsen

Order. On a letter from the authorities at Fort Orange, respecting an indictment against Frans Gabrielsen, for committing violence on a little girl aged 7 years, authorizing the court there to proceed with the trial according to law, and to put the sentence into execution, unless the prisoner appeal; in that event all the papers in the case are to be sent to the director and council for revision.
Date Original
September 28 1652
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 5.
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