Power of attorney from the curators of Claes Cater's estate to Pieter Jacobsen Marius to collect debts due to said estate

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary of New Netherland, appeared Jan Dommer and Nanninck Jansen, appointed curators of the estate of Claes Cater, deceased, who in their aforesaid capacity appoint and empower Piter Jacobsz Marius in their names to demand and collect all debts due to Claes Cater, deceased, at New Haven, Stamford, Milford, Onckeway and Long Island, and from every one in particular who is indebted to the late Claes Cater, and when the same shall be satisfied and paid the above named Piter Jacobsz is authorized to execute a receipt therefor in due form; they, the curators, holding as valid whatever shall be done and performed by their said attorney both in and out of court. Thus done and signed in the record by Jan Dommer and Nanninck Jansen, this 13th of August anno 1647, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Jan Doomer
Nanningh Jansen
Cornelis van Tienhoven


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.