Declaration of Jan de Visser regarding his release from the service of Johannes La Montagne and entrance into the service of the Company

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I, Jan de Visser ], declare that after I had ] served Mr. La Montagne a little more ] than two years, I requested the said La Montagne in a friendly manner to be allowed to leave his service in order to enter that of the Company, in which service I have continued to this day. Done the 3rd of November anno 1643.

Jan de Visser
Willem de Key


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.