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Certificates of Johannes de Peyster and Jacob Kip that Margarita Provoost was alive on June 12, 1648, and June 12, 1649

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We, the undersigned, attest, testify and declare at the request of Davidt Provoost, merchant here on the island of Manhatans in New Netherland, that Margarita Provoost, wife of said Davidt Provoost and daughter of Barbara Schuts, was alive and in good health on the 12th of June of last year, 1648, which we are ready to confirm on oath if necessary and required. Thus done and signed in the record, the 16th of July 1649, New Amsterdam.

Johannes de Peyster
Jacob Kip

We, the undersigned, attest, testify and declare at the request of Davidt Provoost, merchant here on the island of Manhatans in New Netherland, that Margarita Provoost, wife of said Davidt Provoost and daughter of Barbara Schuts, was alive and in good health on the 12th of June last, A° 1649, which we are ready to confirm on oath if necessary and required. Thus done and signed in the record, the 16th of July 1649, New Amsterdam.

Johannes de Peyster
Jacob Kip

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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.