Order permitting Cornelis de Potter and Dirck van Sehelluyne to defend a prisoner

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At a meeting on the first of October 1652. Present: Lord Stuyvesant, La Montaigne, Newton, Fiscal Tienhoven ], Messrs. Hattem, Paulus Leendertsen, Isaack Forreest.

Hendryck Rendelman, prisoner, petitions that Potter and Schelluyn plead his case when he, the prisoner, heard the fiscal's request.

The director-general and councillors, upon the prisoner's petition, grant his request that Messrs. Potter and Schelluyn represent him in the case.


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.