Power of attorney from Augustyn Herrman to George Grace to collect the amount of the preceding note

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary of New Netherland, appeared Mr. Augustyn Heerman, merchant residing here, who in the presence of the undersigned witnesses empowered, as he hereby does, Mr. Gorge Graes to demand and collect in his name from Mr. Arent Corsen the sum of thirty-one and a half guilders, due him, the principal, as appears by the note signed by said Arent Corsen. On receipt of this sum by Mr. Graes, he is empowered to give Arent Corsen a discharge therefor, which shall be valid; he, the principal, holding as valid what shall be done by the above mentioned Mr. Graes. Done the 30th of December anno 1644, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Augustin Herrman
Cornelio vender Hoykens
Gysbert op Dyck
Cornelis van Tienhoven


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.