Order referring a petition of Jan Jansen Schepmoes to the fiscal

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Isbrant Dirrixen Goethart, plaintiff, against Juriaen Blanck; the plaintiff demands 60 guilders.

Having heard the parties, the director and council order that the plaintiff give him, the defendant, his obligatory note back, then the defendant shall pay him.

Isbrandt Dirrixen Goethart, plaintiff, against Lodewyck Poos; [      ] defaults.

Claes Hendericksen, plaintiff, against Grietien Jansz; [      ] defaults.

Willem Beeckman, plaintiff, against Ariaen van Tienhoven; the plaintiff demands payment for 54 beavers.

The defendant presents an account signed by Director Kieft.

The director and council order the aforesaid account be paid to Willem Beeckman next year.

Jan Jansen Scheepmoes appeared before the meeting requesting permission to tap from his wines, provided that he properly keep records of the same and assume the risk of any leakage. The fiscal is ordered to make an account of the aforesaid wines.

Daniel Lytscoo appeared before the meeting and demands on behalf of Marytie Claasen payment from Andries Cristman. The director and council order the aforesaid Marytie Claesen to be paid 40 guilders in sewant and one beaver.


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.