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Bonds of Johannes Gillissen Verbrug, Govert Loockermans, Hendrick Jacobsen Patervaer, and Pieter Schabanck as security for certain goods shipped in the Bonte Koe

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Appeared (as before) Johannes Gillisen Verbrugge free merchant here, who declared under renunciation of beneficium, the effect whereof he understands, that he becomes surety as principal for the restitution or payment of all such goods and merchandise as are consigned to Mr. Olof Stevensen in the ship De Bonte Coe, in case the director general and council of New Netherland have any claim thereon, and promises to compensate the director and council for all loss, binding therefor his person and property without any exception, under submission to all courts and judges in testimony whereof I have signed these, this 14th of June 1651, New Amsterdam.

Joannes Gillisse Verbrug

Appeared (as before) Mr. Govert Loockermans, merchant here, who declared under the renunciation of the beneficium, the effect of which he understands, that he becomes surety as principal for the restitution or payment of all such goods and merchandise as Benjamin van d'Water has shipped on board the ship De Bonte Coe, in case the director general and council of New Netherland have any claim thereon, and promises to reimburse the director general and council for all loss, binding therefor his person and property without any exception, under submission to all courts, tribunals and judges In testimony whereof I have signed these, this 14th of June A° 1651, New Amsterdam.

Govert Loockemans

Appeared (as before) Hendrick Jacobsen Patervaer, who declared, under renunciation of the beneficium, the effect whereof he understands, that he becomes surety as principal for the restitution or payment of all such goods and merchandise as Dirck Jansen Nes has shipped on board the ship De Bonte Coe, in case the director general and council of New Netherland have any claim thereon, and promises to indemnify the director and council for all loss, binding therefor his person and property without any exception, under submission to all courts, tribunals and judges.In testimony whereof I have signed these, this 14th of June A°. 1651, New Amsterdam.

Hendrick Jacobsen
Johannes de Payster
Pieter Schabanck
Jacob Kip
Pieter Schabanck
Johannes d'Peyster
Pieter Schabanck

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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.