Ordinance against fleeing New Amsterdam at the first sign of alarm and forbidding those who have fled from returning

Ordinance. Against removing property from the city of New Amsterdam on the first alarming reports, and forbidding the return to the city, after the panic has subsided, of all such persons as may remove (duplicate in vol. 4, p. 453).
Date Original
July 7 1654
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 5.
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