Bond of Burger Jorissen for the repayment of money advanced by Willem Turck to Jan Jansen from Piersel

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I, the undersigned, Burger Jorisz, residing at the Manhatans, offer myself as surety to Mr. Willem Turck for the account of wages ] earned by Jan Jansz from Piersel in New Netherland, amounting to the sum of one hundred and sixty-one guilders, one stiver, fourteen pennies if the same be not paid by the honorable directors to Mr. Turck or his order, I, Burger Jorisz, promise to tender and pay the aforesaid amount of the account to the above named Turck in New Netherland, without any contradiction or exceptions. In witness whereof this is signed in the record by me, Burger Jorisz, this 16th of September 1648, in New Amsterdam.

Burger Joris
Jacob Kip
C. van Tienhoven


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 the New Netherland Institute website.