Note of Willem Turck for wheat received from Jan Damen for the use of the ship Swarte Raven

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven ], secretary of New Ne ]therland, appeared Willem Turck, who acknowledged that he had received from Jan Damen on account of Mr. Piter Gabri’s son and Coenraet Coymans the sum of sixty-six guilders in wheat, for the benefit of the ship De Swarte Raven. I promise that the above mentioned sum shall be paid by my employers. Done the 26th of November 1643.

Willem Turck


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.