Appointment of magistrates for Schanegtade

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The petition of the inhabitants of the village Schaneghtede being received and read, requesting in substance the confirmation of the privileges and freedoms granted and allowed to them by the late Governor Stuyvesant, deceased. Whereupon, it is ordered:

The Petitioners are allowed and granted the enjoyment of their previous privileges and freedoms, on condition and provided that they have not been afterwards countermanded by Mr. Stuyvesant for sufficient cause.

And furthermore, the Commanders have elected, from the nomination for Magistrates of the village Schanegtede for the ensuing year:

Schout,   Jan Gerritse van Marck. 
Commissaries,   Sander Leenderse Glen,  Herman Vedder,  Barent Janse. 

Dated Fort Willem Hendrick, as above.

( Signed )  Jacob Benckes, 
Cornelis Evertse, Junior. 


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.