Order for the departure of ex-governor Lovelace

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At a Meeting of the Commanders and the Honorable Council of War, holden on the 11th of September, 1673.

Present—  Commander Cornelis Evertse, Junior, 
Commander Jacob Benkes, 
Captain Anthony Colve. 

The Honorable Council of War having resolved that the late Governor Lovelace must depart forthwith out of this Government to New England, or in the ship now expected to sail, to Holland, which being notified to him by Captain Charles Ypesteijn, he gave for answer, that he may be permitted to go in Commander Benckes' ship. Which being considered, he is allowed to do so; and 'tis further resolved that forty Beavers be paid him, in consideration of the Wampum by him delivered to the Council of War, and an order is granted him for the same.


Translation: O'Callaghan, E.B., trans./ed., Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York, vol. 2 (Albany: Weed, Parsons: 1858), pp. 569-730 (vol. 23, pp. 1-270 only).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.