Affidavit of Nicholas Hart that John Trogmorton received some hats from Willem de Key's wife

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Mr. Nicholas Hart, merchant residing here, aged 30 years, attests, testifies and declares at the request of Jan Trochmorton that he, the deponent, knows that Mr. Jan Trockmorton, by order of the director, was to have some duffel cloth from Willem de Kaey, and as the said d'Key had no duffels to pay the assignment, the said Trochmorton received from Willem d’Key's wife fifteen or sixteen hats, whereby the assignment was satisfied. This happened in October 1647, when the general went to Fort Orange. All of which he, the deponent, declares to be true, offering to confirm the same on oath, if necessary This 4th of September 1649, in New Amsterdam.

Nich. Hart


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.