Agreement of Antony Crol and others, part-owners of La Garce, to provide for Cornelis Doele during his illness and to pay his surgeon's fees

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We, the undersigned, Antoni Crol, Cristiaen Pitersz, Abraham Jansz, Philip Jansz and Jan Jansz, co-partners of the frigate La Garce, promise and bind ourselves, of our own free will, to support and provide the person of Cornelis Doele, at present wounded by a chamber,[1] with all necessary maintenance, until he, Cornelis Doele aforesaid, shall be cured of his wound and restored to his former health. We also promise to pay the surgeon his fees. In witness whereof this is signed by us the 26th of November 1644, in Fort Amsterdam, New Netherland.

Antoni Crol
Carystaen Pyetersen ]
Abraham Jansz
Jan Jansz
Philip Jansen
Kamer; an upright mortar for salutes.


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.