Bond of Pieter Leendertsen for the payment of money due to Gillis Pietersen

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I, the undersigned, Piter Leendersz, trumpeter, acknowledge that I am well and truly indebted to Gillis Pitersz, carpenter, in the sum of one hundred and seven guilders for goods and money to my satisfaction received before the execution hereof. I therefore promise that the aforesaid sum of money shall be paid to the above named Gillis Pitersz, or his order, within two consecutive months from this date, and for further security the above named Piter Leendersz binds his person and property and especially his monthly wages due him by the honorable Company, submitting the same to all courts and judges. In testimony whereof this is signed by Piter Leendersz and witnesses, the 27th of April A° 1649, in New Netherland.

Piter Leendersz
Jacob Kip
Cornelis 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.