Bond of Christopher Foster to appear before the court at Fort Amsterdam when summoned by Director Stuyvesant

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This bill bindeth me, Christopher ffoster, In the summe of one hundred pound sterl: to be paid to the Right honorable the Lords Bewinthebbers vppon demand, to make my appearance vppon demands att the Courte houlden in ffort New Amsterdam, whensoeuer it shall please the honorable Gouernr Generall Peter Styvesant to send notice for me to Come, bineding ouer all my estate att Heemstate in New Netherlands for the prformance of the sd. Condition & to be pd as aforesd. Witnes my hand the 15th of Aprill 1651 St: No:

Christopher ffoster
Geo. Baxter
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.