Order on a petition of surgeon Jacob Hendricksen Varrevanger, for medicines

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At the session, Jacob Hendricksz Varrevanger showed by petition that his term of service had expired some time ago and that for some years he has been receiving medicines from Holland at his own expense; therefore, he requests that he be given some compensation for the use of his medicines. After due consideration, the director-general and council order the commissary to credit the aforesaid Dr. Jacob's account f12 per month from the first of July 1652 for the use of his medicines and as a salary increase. Thus done at the session of the honorable director-general and high council held in New Amsterdam in New Netherland; and was signed: P. Stuyvesant, Nicasius de Sille, C. van Werckhooven and La Montangne.


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.