Note from Bartel Lourissen to Hendrick Jansen

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Dated Manades the 10th of June anno 1647

I, the undersigned, Bartel Loursen from Norway, acknowledge that I am indebted to Hendrick Jansz, smith, for board, in the sum of 44 guilders and 8 pennies, which I promise to pay, living or dead, when the voyage is completed; and if we are out for booty, he shall look to the booty which shall then be obtained, for he has the first account of the Princes as security. The account amounts to 51 guilders, 17 stivers.[1] Was signed: Bartel Lorsen.

Cor: van Tienh.


In the preceding power of attorney the amount is given as fl.51:


Translation: Scott, K., & Stryker-Rodda, K. (Ed.). New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 3, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1648-1660 (A. Van Laer, Trans.). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1974.A complete copy of this publication is available on theĀ New Netherland Institute website.