Receipt of Joseph Brewster for 29 pounds of beaver due to his father by Thomas Baxter

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I, the undersigned, Joseph Brusto, acknowledge that before the execution hereof I have been fully satisfied and paid by Tomas Bacxter the sum of twenty-nine pounds of beaver, which the aforesaid Bacxter owed my father, Francis Brusto, according to the note given therefor, which note is torn up and canceled. I therefore release him from all further claim. Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, the 2nd of October 1646.

Joseph Brewster
Cornelis van Tienh.


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.