Inventory of the estate of Urbanus Luersen

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Inventory of the goods and household effects left by
Urbanus Luersz, deceased and still in the possession
of his widow, taken and found in the presence of the
honorable Lubbertus van Dincklaghen and Hendrick van
Dyck, as chief officers of this place, with Mr. Olof
Stevensz, free colonist here, as follows:

Four pairs of linen sheets
Four pairs of pillow cases
One pair of bolster cases
Three pairs of night neckerchiefs
Two shirts of her late husband's
Half a dozen pocket handkerchiefs
Half a dozen children's aprons
One dozen children's shirts
Half a dozen napkins
Three small tablecloths
One large ditto
One bed with four pillows
Three blankets, half worn
One copper bed warmer
Three petticoats
A small cloak with a pair of sleeves
One old-fashioned jacket with a waist
Seven pewter dishes
Eight pewter plates
Four pewter spoons
Two pots
One kettle
One pothanger
One gridiron
One pair of tongs
One brass candlestick and a small mortar
One tin sugar box
Two andirons
One pewter salcellar
One wooden candle box
One wooden salt box

L. van Dincklaghen
H. van Dyck
Olof Stevensen
Jacob Kip
Jacob Kip
Adriaen van Tienhoven
Franssoys Noiret
Jacob Kip


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.