Receipt of Alexander Boyer for merchandise to be traded by him for account of Susanna de Truy

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I, the undersigned, acknowledge that I have received from Susanna de Truw two pieces of duffel, one [      ] [2] piece of duffel being long 38 ells and the standard grey piece being long 37½ ells, which aforesaid merchandise I promise to trade for her benefit. This day, the 19th of September A°. 1649. Was signed: Alexander Boyer .

Gerret Jansen ]
Jacob Kip


In the margin is written in a later hand: Jacob Kip & Schelluyne,

1651 to April 1652. Marked: W.

Manuscript destroyed.
Illegible. Name supplied from O'Callaghan's translation.


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.