Surrender by Bout Francen of his lease of said bouwery

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I, the undersigned, Evert Pels, residing in Renselaerswyck, promise for myself, my heirs and successors that I will honestly satisfy and pay to Jan Jansen Damen the sum of one hundred and ninety guilders, nineteen stivers, ten pence, which money the aforesaid Jan Damen has paid on my account to the company for Wolphert Nys. I promise to pay the same on demand. Done the 15th of June anno 1643, in Fort Amsterdam, New Netherland.

Evert Pels
Here follows the first part of a power of attorney from [      ] van Vechten to Hendrick Kip, which is canceled.


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.