Bond of Director Stuyvesant to Frederick Lubbertsen for the purchase price of cattle

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I hereby acknowledge that I am duly indebted to Frederick Lubbertsz in the sum of four hundred and fifty guilders on account of the purchase and delivery of cattle received to my satisfaction; which sum aforesaid I promise to pay for account of him, Frederick Lubbertsz, to Govert Loocquermans in good return cargo goods for so far as the amount goes, in payment of what Frederick Lubbertsz owes to the said Loocquermans, payable before the departure of the ships which will sail next year, 1656, hence for Holland, for the purchase of the house bought by him, Frederick Lubbertsz, from the heirs of Jan van Hardenberch, deceased, according to the contract of sale thereof; binding therefor my person and property, without exception, subject to all courts and judges in good faith, without fraud or deceit, this is signed by me at Amsterdam in New Netherland, the 23d of December anno 1655. Was signed: P: Stuyvesant


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.