Order to Albert Lintwever not to infringe the rights of Eghbert van Borsum, who has rented the ferry

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Cornelis van Thienhoven, fiscal, by virtue of his office summoned the magistrates of Gravesande, defendants.

The defendants commit the first default.

Eghbert van Bossum, plaintiff, against Albert Lintwever, defendant has taken people over on the ferry which was farmed out to him, the plaintiff.

The director-general and council, having heard the above complaint, order and direct that he henceforth take heed not to carry any more people over so that he shall not incur displeasure. The defendant gives promises not to do it anymore. 2 June 1654.


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.