Answer of commissary Dyckman to an application for a certain lot at Fort Orange

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Upon the petition of Tryntie Scheerenberghs: When this was communicated to Mr. Dyckmans, he said that the petitioner was not denied [      ] but he cannot accommodate her at the place she desires; however, there are places elsewhere, and if the petitioner is willing he can satisfy her with a piece of land, together with others.


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.