Bond of Pieter Heyn to Gerrit Jansen Klinckhamer for payment of 205 guilders to the latter’s wife

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I, the undersigned, Pieter Heyn, from De Ryp,[1] acknowledge in the presence of the undersigned witnesses that I am well and truly indebted to Gerrit Jansz Klinckhamer, or his order, in the sum of two hundred and five guilders, for disbursed money and board, the receipt of which to my satisfaction before the execution hereof I hereby acknowledge. I, Piet Heyn, promise to pay and satisfy the aforesaid sum of money on demand, free of costs and charges, in De Ryp, to the said Klinckhamer’s ] wife, named Geertie ]n Abrahamsz, or her order, and ] for further security and fulfilment thereof I bind my person and property, movable and immovable, present and future, without any exception, submitting the same to all courts, tribunals and judges. In testimony whereof this signed in the record by me, together with Adriaen van Tienhoven and Jacob Kip, as witnesses hereto invited, this 19th of July 1649, in New Amsterdam.

Pieter Heyn
Adriaen van Tienh.
Jacob Kip


De Rijp; a village between Alkmaar and Purmerend, in the province

of North Holland, Netherlands.


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.