Power of attorney from Surgeon Jan Pauw to surgeon Jacob Varrevanger to collect money earned on that ship

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Master Jan Pauw empowers Jacob Verrevanger, surgeon, to receive in his name from the honorable Company, or the director in New Netherland, all such moneys as he has earned on board the ship De Prins van Deenmarcken, according to the account. On payment and satisfaction of said money Mr. Jacob is authorized to execute a receipt, which shall be valid, he, the principal, holding as valid whatever shall be done in the matter aforesaid. This day, the 5th of May 1649, in New Amsterdam.

Jan Pauw


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.