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Declaration of I. Allerton that he heard the Swedish governor say that he had paid J. Wilcox in full

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At the request of Cornelis Teunesen, Isaack Allerton, an inhabitant here, attests, testifies and declares that about a month ago he was at the South and there heard the honorable governor residing there for the Crown of Sweden say orally that he had fully satisfied and paid Jan Wilcocx for both what he had received from Wilcocx himself and what Cornelis Tonissen had left with him on said Wilcocx’s account. Which Isaack Allerton is at all times ready to confirm. Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, the 23rd of July anno 1647.

Isaac Allerton
Cornelis van Tienh.

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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.