Power of attorney from Cornelis Segersen to Philip de Truy to demand ten beavers from Jacobus van Curler

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Cornelis Segersz,[1] residing in Renselaerswyck, appoints and empowers Philip de Truy to demand and receive from Jacobus van Curler ten beaver skins, which the principal loaned to Jacob van Corler not long since on the island of Manhatans. On receipt of the said beavers by Philip de Truy, he is authorized to execute a discharge in full therefor, which shall be valid, and if necessity demands it the attorney may sue for them and further act as circumstances may require. This day, the 23d of July A°. 1649, in New Amsterdam.

Cornelys Zegers
Cor. van Tienhoven


Cornelis Segersen van Voorhout. See Van Rensselaer Bowier MSS.,

p. 833.


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.