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Order referring the papers in case of appeal, Anthony Jansen van Salee vs. Thomas Southart, to councillors Sille and La Montagne for examination

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Concerning the right of appeal granted to Anthony Jansz van Salee on and against his brother-in-law Thomas Southart, Mr. N. de Sille and Dr. la Montagne have been appointed and authorized as commissioners to examine and review all the papers and documents written and produced by both parties, as well as the judgment pronounced by the magistrates of Gravesande, and, if possible, to bring the parties to a settlement. In case of unwillingness, the commissioners are to report their proceedings and findings to the high council which shall pass judgment after an examination of the case. The aforesaid commissioners shall meet in this city next Friday, being the left blank ], where Anthony Jansz and Thomas Southart shall be held. Done as above.

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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.