Power of attorney from Antony Crol to Philip Gerardy to collect money due him by Philip Ringo

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Before me, Jacob Hendricksz Kip, clerk, and in the absence of C. van ] Tienhoven ], secretary of New Netherland, appeared Antony Crol, at present about to depart for the father-land, who in the presence of the undersigned witnesses appoints and empowers, as he does hereby, Philip Geraerdy, a resident here, to ask, demand and receive in his, the principal's, name from Philip Jansz Ringo, the sum of one hundred and fifty-five Carolus guilders, this being the balance due to him, the principal, by the above named Ringo; on receipt whereof he shall have power to execute a discharge therefor, which shall be valid; he, Antony Crol, approving whatever shall be done and performed by the above named Philip Gerardy. Thus done and signed with the witnesses, this 20th of August 1649, New Amsterdam.

Antoni Crol
Adriaen van Tienhoven
Adriaen Dircksen Coen


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.