Note of Maurits Jansen van Broeckhuysen in favor of Jan Jansen Damen

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I, ] Ma ]uris van ] Broeckhuysen, acknowledge that I am well and truly indebted to Jan Jansen Damen in the sum of twenty-eight guilders, at twenty stivers apiece, Holland currency, to be paid to Jansen Damen, or to Gosen Barentsen residing in Utrecht at the Stoeltjen,[1] or to the bearer hereof. Done in New Netherland the 23rd of November anno 1643. Was signed: Maurits van Broeckhuysen.

Cornelis van Tienh.
Meaning at the sign of “The little chair.”


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.