Order that a privilege be granted to Mr. Van Hattem for 12 years

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Upon Mr. Hattem's petition, the petitioner, with the approval and ratification by the lords-directors, is granted a charter for the period of 12 years, provided that it not prejudice the previous request of the petitioner. It is to begin [      ] confirmation of this.

Upon the petition of Lambert van Valckenburgh ], the director and council respond that his account shall be paid from the treasury by [      ] .


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.