Resolution granting Abraham de La Noy permission to retail wine and lease the city tavern

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On 24 January 1652 the director-general and council read a certain petition submitted by Abram de la Noy requesting permission to sell all kinds of wine by the small measure.

The director and council grant the petitioner's request and have resolved to rent him the city's tavern for the benefit of the Company, if he requests permission thereto.


Translation: Gehring, C., trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 5, Council Minutes, 1652-1654 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1983).A complete copy of this publication is available on theĀ New Netherland Institute website.