Court proceedings: Various actions for debt; Peter Segersen vs. Jan Vinge

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[      ] van Borssum, plaintiff, [      ] the plaintiff requests that he [      ] from the rent [      ] .

The director-general and council order [      ] to pay for the delivery of the key.

Thomas Backster, plaintiff, against Henrick Hermensen [      ] Jeurjaen Fraddel and Jeurjaen Casparssen; the plaintiff demands the payment of f23.

David Provoost, as administrator of H. Hermens' estate; [      ] Harrix promises to [      ] the aforesaid f23.

He further demands a sum of money blank ] from General Kiefft's estate, resulting from dislocation in the war.

The director and council respond that he can try to [      ] and the account shall be settled.

Caspar Stymets, sergeant, plaintiff [      ] Marritje [      ] ; the plaintiff demands payment of f37 as appears in the defendant's bond.

The director and council order the defendant to post security with the court until the arrival of Daniel Wittheat.

Burger Jorisz, plaintiff, against Lysbet Pietersz. [      ] the plaintiff.

Adam Brouwer, plaintiff, against Machiel Janssen, defendant; the plaintiff demands proof that he had grain to sell, because he, the defendant, would have said so, and that he, the plaintiff, would have taken it from the mill.

The director and council order the plaintiff to prove that the defendant said so, or to pay the defendant's expenses.

Pieter Segersz, plaintiff, against Jan Vingee, defendant; the plaintiff complains that he was beaten by Jan Vingee. The members and president of the court ], having examined the case, find that the plaintiff well deserved the beating he got (for the curse words directed at the old woman); and if he does it again, he shall be punished.


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 the New Netherland Institute website.