Bond of Jacob Bouwens to reimburse Johannes Winckelman for money to be paid to him by Philip Gerritsen

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I, the undersigned ], Jaco ]b Bouwensen, acknowledge that I am well and ] truly indebted to Mr. Johannes W ]inckelman in the sum of ninety Ca ]rolus ] guilders, reckoned at 20 stivers the guilder, arising from a certain debt which I owe Philip Gerritsen, tavern keeper, which the said Mr. Winckelman is to pay on my account within one month from the date hereof. For the performance hereof I, Jacob Bouwensen, bind my person and property, movable and immovable, present and future, submitting the same to all courts and judges. In testimony and token of the truth this is signed by me and the witnesses hereto invited. Done the 3rd of June anno 1643, in Fort Amsterdam, New Netherland.

Jacob Bauuns
Gijsbert op Dijck
Cornelis van Tienhoven


Translation: Scott, K., & Stryker-Rodda, K. (Ed.). New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 2, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1647 (A. Van Laer, Trans.). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1974.A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.