Order on an application of Robert Coo for license to marry Jane, widow of Edward Rause

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Read and considered the petition of Robert Coo, of Rustdorp, requesting to be admitted into the married state with Jane Rause, widow of Edward Rause, who died about 2 1/2 years ago at Carolina;
Ordered: That the Magistrates of the Town of Rustdorp inquire as to the certainty of said Edward Rause's death and report their conclusion.


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.