Note of Thomas Baxter in favor of Richard Brudnell

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I, Thomas Bacxter, acknowledge ] that this day, date underwritten ], I have duly received from Ritchert Brudnell ] the sum of eight pounds sterling for John Brent ], cooper, which I declare shall serve as payment on his part, as agreed upon ]. All of which, I, the said ] Tomas Bacxter, acknowledge and in witness of the truth I have signed this in the presence of the ] honorable fiscal Vander H ]oykens. Done in Fort Amsterdam, this 24th of November anno 1642, in New Netherland.

Tho: Backster
Cornelio vander Hoykens
Cornelis van Tienh.
This document should follow 2:37b. Cf. N.Y. Col. MSS. 2:34b; 4:138, 144-45, 157.


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.