Minute of the appearance of William Bredenbent and Anthony Jansen Vaes before the council

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Willem Bredenbent and Anthony Jansz Vaes appeared at the session, having been summoned by the fiscal through the court-messenger to show their patents, along with those of their neighbors at Gravesande, to the high council in order to determine the boundaries between the neighbors. Whereas the magistrates failed to appear the matter has been postponed until further notice. Thus done 2 June 1654, New Amsterdam.


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.