Receipt of Thomas Broughton for the ship Amandare

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I, the undersigned, Tomas Broughton, acknowledge for myself and as attorney for my co- owners and partners that I have duly and promptly received and obtained possession from the Hon. General Petrus Stuyvesant of the ship ’T Amandare, arrived here from Brazil, according to the bill of sale and the inventory dated the last of May anno 1647.[1] Wherefore I remain bound to satisfy and pay the said bill of sale on the day it is due, without objection. Thus done and signed the 5th of July anno 1647, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Thomas Broughton
Carel van Brugge
Adriaen van Tienhoven
Cornelis van Tienhoven
See [156a].


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.