Agreement between Allard Anthony and Augustyn Herrman and the representative of his creditors to abide by the valuation to be placed by arbitrators on a house and lot belonging to said Herrman

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Mr. Allert Antony and Mr. Augustyn Herman, assisted by Mr. Cornelis de Potter, in his capacity of attorney of the creditors who have any claims against the estate or person of Mr. Augustyn, have jointly agreed and covenanted to have the honorable schepens Piter Wolphertsen and Fredrick Flipsz appraise the value and worth of the lot, house and appurtenances standing and lying next to the Company's warehouse and they jointly submit themselves to the appraisal, promising that according to the contract made between them they will hold themselves satisfied and content therewith for the best interests of the principals on both sides. Without fraud this is signed the 8th of May 1653, in New Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Allard Anthony
Augustin Herrman
Cornelis de Potter
Carel van Brugge


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.