Assignment by Tobias Rem to Seger Teunissen of his wages earned as a soldier in the service of the West India Company

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary of New Netherland, appeared Tobias Rem of Lynvoort,[1] a soldier in Captain Jan de Vries’ company, who hereby assigns and makes over to Seger Teunesz, in true ownership, his account hereto annexed, amounting to the sum of one hundred guilders, eighteen stivers, earned by the above mentioned Tobias Rem in Marinhan in the service of the honorable directors of the Chartered West India Company at Amsterdam, provided there be first deducted from the above mentioned sum the price of an overcoat received by him, Tobias Rem, on board the Blauwe Haen. Therefore, he requests that the balance of the money may be tendered and paid to Seger Teunesz as he, the principal, acknowledges that he has been satisfied and paid in full before the execution hereof; therefore releasing the honorable directors above mentioned from all further claims. In witness whereof the original record hereof is signed by the principal and the witnesses hereto invited.

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Tobias Rem
Lemforde, in Hanover (?).


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.