Proceedings of the court of the Nine men: Actions of debt

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Hendryck Gillisz against Jacob Swart [      ]

Paulus Schrick against Jacob van Curlaer [      ] ; the plaintiff requests payment for goods delivered to the defendant amounting to f60, 13 stivers. The aldermen order the defendant to pay [      ] in specie within two months from today.

Jacob van Curlaer against Susan Breser, defendant; the defendant defaults.

Hendrick Willemsen, plaintiff, against L. van Dincklagen, defendant; the plaintiff requests the sum of f44 for bread.

The aldermen order the plaintiff to prove the debt at the next [      ] ; the defendant defaults.

The wife of Isaack Forest against Lubbert van Dincklagen; the defendant defaults.

Adriaen Leyser against Frantsois Fyn, defendant; the plaintiff requests that the defendant be questioned by interrogatories whether he acknowledges [      ] or denies [      ] .

The defendant says that he has never lied to the plaintiff, which he stated ] in the aforesaid interrogatory.

Jan Gerritsen came to the meeting and complained of the attachment made on the goods sold by Christman, of which [      ] the aldermen consider the attachment valid.

The honorable director at the session of the council [      ] the aldermen for the [      ] misbehavior and misdeeds of Hendryck van Dyck ] [      ] fiscal of New Netherland [      ] the aforesaid lord general remonstrates [      ] the privileges of his lords superiors [      ] of the aforesaid [      ] to obey [      ] and office, and to settle his accounts, which have been determined today with the knowledge of the honorable council and [      ] aldermen. [      ] underwritten Hendryck van Dyck is discharged from [      ] service and summoned by the honorable [      ]

Thus done [      ] , 28 March 1652.


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.