Order to the Dutch towns to send delegates to New Orange to confer with the governor

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Schout Jacob Strycker.

You are hereby required and ordered to notify the Dutch Towns situate In your district, to commission each of them a Militia officer and Magistrate from their respective Towns, with whom you will repair, on Monday next at ten o'clock in the forenoon, to the City Hall of this city, when I intend to have some conference with you on the present state of the country.
Whereupon relying, I remain

Your friend, 
Done Fort Willem Hendrick, 22nd March, 1674.  (Signed),  A. Colve. 

A similar order is also transmitted to the Schouts of the Towns of Bergen and Haerlem.


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.