Order on a petition of Gabry and Allert Anthony

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Upon the petition of Gabry and Allert Antony:

The response to this request is that an ordinance has been issued concerning fugitives, stating that no one be allowed to shelter the aforesaid for more than 24 hours; by virtue of this, the petitioners' request is approved, and therefore the petitioners' request shall be executed with the publication of the fugitives' names.[i]


See Laws and Ordinances of New Netherland, 1638-1674, compiled and translated by E. B. O’Callaghan, Albany, 1868, 104 for this ordinance.


Translation: Gehring, C., trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 5, Council Minutes, 1652-1654 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1983).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.