Bond of Thomas More and Isaac Allerton to restore to Jan Jansen from St. Obyn a bark stolen by Thomas Baxter

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Before me, Cornelis van Ruyven, appointed secretary in the service of the General Chartered West India Company in New Netherland, and before the hereinafter mentioned witnesses appeared Tomas Moor, residing in the colony of New Haven, as principal, and Mr. Isaacq Allerton, offering himself as surety and co-principal under renunciation of the benificium ordinis, excussionis et divisionis; which appearers, jointly and severally as principals, promise to return and restore to Jan Jansen from St. obyn a certain bark, or the just value thereof, which was stolen here by Tomas Bacxter and sold to Tomas Moor, in such way as may hereafter be agreed upon by the honorable commissioners on the part of both governments of New England and New Netherland. Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, this day the 30th of July A° 1654.

Thomas More
Isaac Allerton, Senior
Stoffel Michielsen
Cornelis van Ruyven


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.