Contract of Cornelis Segersen to deliver wheat and oats to Director Stuyvesant on account of Adriaen van der Donck

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary of New Netherland, appeared Cornelis Segersz, residing in the colony of Renselaerswyck, who agrees and binds himself to deliver, next harvest, without fail or exceptions, to the Hon. General Petrus Stuyvesant, on account of Adriaen vander Donck, three hundred schepels of wheat and one hundred and fifty schepels of oats. For greater security Mr. Antony de Hoges, secretary of Renselaerswyc, offers himself as surety for the performance of the ] above promises. In testimony whereof this is signed by the principal and the surety in the presence of the subscribing witnesses, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, this 14th of June anno 1647.

Cornelis Zegers Zoon
Antony de Hooges
Adriaen van Tienhoven
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 the New Netherland Institute website.