Further order in the case of Claes Bordingh

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The prisoner, Claes Bordingh, once again questioned by the fiscal as to whether he will confess according to the order and decision of the director-general and high council yesterday the 8th of December, says he will now bear witness to the truth by confessing that which is known to him; namely, from whom he bought the confiscated contraband and from which ship it came.
He requests a delay until the afternoon, which is granted him. Done in Amsterdam, 9 December 1653.


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.