Resolution concerning an accidental death

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[1]Upon the proposal that Adriaen Jansz, departing again for New Netherland as pilot with the ship 't Hoff van Cleeff, having been in New Netherland in the year 1649 and at that time being ordered on board a galiot by the fiscal, accidently shot the skipper when his firearm discharged, whereby the same person [      ] [      ] shall be recorded [      ] [      ] left unmolested.


According to O'Callaghan, Calendar, p. 277, the resolution dated April 25 orders that Adriaen Jansz not be molested for having shot his captain in 1649.


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