Bond of Fredrick Lubbertsen for the payment of money disbursed by Cornelis van Tienhoven

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I, the undersigned, Frederick Lubberssen, inhabitant of the island of Manhatans, hereby acknowledge for myself, my heirs and successors that I am well and truly indebted to Cornelis van Tienhoven, at present secretary in New Netherland, in the sum of nine hundred Carolus guilders for disbursed and advanced moneys received by me to my content and satisfaction before the execution hereof. I therefore promise to tender and pay the aforesaid sum to the above mentioned Tienhoven or his order, free of costs and charges, in three installments, to wit: anno 1648, on the 22nd of July, three hundred guilders; anno 1649, on the 22nd of July, three hundred guilders; and anno 1650, on the 22nd of July, the last three hundred guilders. For greater security and the performance hereof I bind myself and specially mortgage all my movable and immovable property, present and future, and further submit to all courts and judges. Without fraud or deceit this is signed by Frederick Lubbersz in the presence of the witnesses the 23rd of July anno 1647, in New Amsterdam, New Netherland.

Frerick Lubbertsen
Jacob H. Kip

1649, Fredrick Lubbersz has paid hereon the sum of three hundred guilders. Two payments still remain due. 1651, May 16, the remaining two payments due on the dates above mentioned were received by Corn. van Tienhoven’s wife, as appears by the discharge granted by them. Therefore, this bond is canceled by their order.[1]

The bond is crossed out in the record.


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.