Power of attorney from Cornelis Jansen Coelen to the director and council of New Netherland to remove and take care of the goods remaining in the colony of Achter Col

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary appointed in New Netherland, appeared Cornelis Jansen Coelen, who appoints and empowers, as he hereby does, the honorable director general and council of New Netherland to remove all the goods which may yet remain in the colony of Achter Col and to take the same under their care until further orders from the proprietors of said colony. Done the 2nd of November 1643, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Cornelis Jansen Coelen
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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.