Power of attorney from Albert Govertsen to Dirck Volckertsen to receive moneys from the West India Company

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This day, date underwritten, before me, [      ],[1] appeared Albert Govertsz from Souwater, who appoints and empowers, as he does hereby, Dirck Volckersz to ask, demand and collect all such moneys as are already due or may hereafter become due to the above mentioned Albert Govertssen from the honorable directors, all of which shall after his death belong to Dirck Volckerssen. Thus done without fraud or deceit in the presence of the undersigned witnesses, this 2nd of July anno 1647, in Fort Amsterdam, New Netherland.

Adriaen van Tienhoven
Name not given.
Thus in the original.


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.