Assignment by Capt. Willem Blauevelt and others of the privateer La Garce to Kempo Sybada of their respective shares of the prize money accruing from the capture of the ship Tabasco

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We, the undersigned witnesses attest at the request of Kempo Sybada, pilot of the prize named the Tabasco, going with her to New Netherland. Therefore, we testify and declare, as we do hereby, that the said Cempo Sybada has by all our officers and seamen been freely and frankly presented and given our share of the aforesaid bark when, with the help of God, he arrives with her in New Netherland and the captured cargo shall have been discharged, so that he shall have power to do with her as he may think proper. In witness whereof and in good faith we release him from all future claims, henceforth and forever. Actum, this 5th of May A° 1649, in the frigate La Garce, in the West Indies

Willem Blavelt
Hendrick Arentsz
Daniel Rogen
Gysbert ope Dyck
Adriaen van Tiehhoven
Jacob Kip


Elsewhere given as Daniel Roggen


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.