Fines imposed on several farm servants for charge of plucking the goose

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The director-general and high council have condemned these underwritten persons (after having warned them verbally that they would not be permitted to do it, or the like) to pay to the poor as follows:

Claes Louresz   f4 
Gysbert Theunissen   f3 
Arent Lourensz   f3 
Jan Theunissen   f3 
Lambert Jansz  f3 
Harmen Theunissen   f3 
Albert Leendersz   f3 
Ariaen Cornelissen   fl.10 

Thus done at the session of the director-general and high council held in New Amsterdam, 25 February 1654 in New Netherland.


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.