Power of attorney from Hendrick Dircksen to Cornelis Groesens to collect wages earned by him as pilot on the ship Jonge Prins van Denemarcken

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Before me, Cornelis van Tienhoven, secretary of New Netherland, appeared Hendrick Dircksz, late pilot on board the ship De Jonge Prins van Deenemarcken, who appoints and empowers, as he does hereby, Mr. Cornelis Groesens to demand, collect and receive in his, the principal's, name from the honorable director general and council of New Netherland such sum of money as remains due to him, the principal, earned on board the ship De Jonge Prins van Deenemarcken, on receipt of which money by the aforesaid attorney he shall have power to execute therefor a receipt in full, which shall be valid. He, Hendrick Dircksz, promises to hold and to cause to he held valid whatever shall be done and performed in the matter aforesaid by the said Mr Groesens or his substitute. Thus done and signed this 18th of May A° 1649, in New Amsterdam.

Hendrick Derssen
Jacob Kip
Cor. van Tienh.


This power of attorney was annulled by a power of attorney to

Cornelis Groesens and Cornelis Volckertsen, for which see [38b]


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.