Declaration of Isaac Allerton and Edward Agerd that Isaac Abrahamsen fulfilled his contract with Laurens Laurensen

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At the request of Isaack Abrahamsen, Isaac Allerton and Eduwart Ager attest, testify and declare, in place and with promise of an oath if necessary, that it is true and truthful that the above mentioned Isaack Abrahamsen has fully satisfied his contract with Laurens Laurensen. Furthermore, that is known to the deponents and that they heard Laurens Laurensen say in their presence, at the South river, to Isack Abrahamsen that he would like to be taken with his goods, which he had loaded in Isaac’s ship, to Fort Nassau and that he promised that as soon as he arrived there and his goods which he had shipped in Isaack’s yacht were sold, said Isaack should receive the just half of the profit on the said goods, according to the contract made with skipper Seger. Done at New Amsterdam, the 8th of October 1646.

Isaac Allerton
Edward Agerd
Cor. Van Tienhouen


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.