Judgment against Jacob van Curler at the suit of Caspar Steynmits

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Extract from the Book of Resolutions of New Netherland, 10 June 1652.

Casper Steynmets, plaintiff, against Jacob van Curlaer, defendant; the plaintiff demands payment of f51, 8 stivers.

The director-general and council order the defendant to pay the aforesaid sum.

By order of the director-general and council.
Andreas Joh. Christmann, clerk.

Sergeant Caspaer Steymets, plaintiff, against Jacob van Curler, defendant; whereas he demanded [      ] the defendant, but remained in default after the third summons for which [      ] was declared. The plaintiff appeared and submitted an obligatory note for f51, 8 stivers signed by Curler himself, which legally confirms the debt. The director-general, by virtue of the contempt, condemn the defendant to pay the debt of f51, 8 to the plaintiff, with expenses.


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.