Bonds of Paulus Leendertsen van de Grist [canceled], Adriaen Keyser, and Jacob Jansen Hap as security for certain goods shipped in the Bonte Koe

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Before me, Jacob Kip, admitted clerk, appeared Poulus Leendersen vande ] Grist, an inhabitant here, who declared, with renunciation of the beneficium, the effect whereof he understands, that he becomes surety as principal for the satisfaction of such claims the fiscal in the name of the director general and council of New Netherland has on the goods and merchandise which Johannes Pletersen van Bruggen has shipped in the ship De Bonte Coe, promising to satisfy these claims or to restore the goods and to indemnify the director general and council for all loss and damage, for which he binds his person and goods, none expected, subject to the jurisdiction of all courts, tribunals and judges in witness whereof this is signed by the surety this 19th of June A° 1651, New Amsterdam in New Netherland.[1]

A. Keyser
Jacob Jansen Hap


The bond is canceled.


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.