Examinations of several farm servants on a charge of plucking the goose

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The following farmers and farm workers were also questioned on these points, to which they replied:
Claes Lourensz on the first point. Answer: 24 years old; from Amesfoort.
On the 2nd point. Answer: Yes.
On the 3rd point. Answer: Yes; however, he said that a man dressed in leather told each of them that the General had given his permission, but could not give the man's name.

On the 4th point.
Answer: He replied to the court-messenger that if any of his companions appeared, he too would appear.

The following were also questioned on the aforesaid points: Gysbert Theunissen van Barevelt, Arent Lourensz van Amsterdam, Jan Theunissen van Tilbergh, Lambert Jansz van Ootmarsz, Harmen Theunissen van Ael near Wesel, Albert Leendersz van Amsterdam.

Most of them answered as did Claes Lourensz.


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.