Answer. Director, &c., to a remonstrance of the burgomasters and schepens, complaining that an interdict had, without their knowledge, been issued against plucking the goose on the Bacchanals of Ash Wednesday; defining the limits of their sphere of action as members of the board and as a court of justice.
February 26 1654
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 5.
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