Report of referees in a case of dispute between Mr. Moor and Mr. Wederley, respecting a bark

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Whereas Captain Jan Onderhil and Isaac Allerton have been authorized by the director and council of New Netherland to settle and decide, according to the best of their knowledge, the case of Mr. Moor[1] and Mr. Wederley; therefore, they declare after mature deliberation that they find it to be just ] that half the bark shall remain Mr. Moor’s, provided he pay here to Mr. Wederley two hundred and fifty pounds of tobacco, or the value thereof, leaving him, Mr. Wederley, to settle his affairs with the knight In Virginia,[2] inasmuch as [      ] to bring [      ] from England.

John Vnderhill
Isaac Allerton
Edward Moor.
Sir Edmund Plowden; see [119a-119b].


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.