Order to settle the accounts of the late gov. Lovelace

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Whereas, the account between Burgomaster Egidius Luyck and the late Governor, Francis Lovelace, remains unsettled in consequence of Governor Lovelace's sudden departure; therefore Messrs Gabriel Minvielle, Stephanus van Cortlant, and Jacobus van de Water, or any two of them, are hereby required and authorized to settle and balance said open account with said Burgomaster Luyck, and to report in the premises as speedily as possible, to the Governor. Done Fort Willem Hendrick, this 15th June, 1674.


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.