Power of attorney from Luycas Hendricksen, drummer, to Jan Jansen to receive from the West India Company the pay earned by him in New Netherland

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Luycas Hendricksz, from Westcoutrey,[1] drummer, who sailed out in the ship De Leuwin, empowers Jan Jansen, cheesemonger, to ask and receive at Amsterdam from the honorable directors the sum of three hundred and two guilders, three stivers and four pennies, due by them to him and earned in New Netherland. This 23d of September 1648.

Luycas Hendricksz
H. van Dyck
Adriaen van Tienhoven
Cor. van Tienhoven


Probably intended for Courtray, or Kortryk, in West Flanders.


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.