Bill of charges against Jan de Caper's ship

Scanned Document:

Account of expenses incurred by Hendrick de Backer and others who were sent from here to make inquiries about Jan de Kaper's yacht.[1]

Hendrick de Backer, for payments to the Indians while first looking for the yacht.

6 fathoms Sewant  f 12 
5/4 duffels  f 15 
3/4 gunpowder  f 4 
Yet to be paid by agreement  f300 
f 330 
Still promised to Jan Boeyer  f 128 
f 458 

Harmanus' account submitted for those concerned with Jan de Kaper's yacht: 13 ells of duffel for 4 loads of goods carried from the aforementioned yacht to the Hoere Kil by the Indians.

Figured at f12 the ell  f156 
f 458 
total f614 

The aforementioned Helmanus[2] submits another account for his personal expenses.

for provisions  f 24 
for making the inventory of goods  f 20 
for his lost time while absent  f 200  { which sum was not taken into consideration 
for provisions  f 16 
Still owed Piter Groe[3]   f 45 
f 305 

Endorsed: ] A bill of Charges about Jan de Capres sloope. 1670.[4]


Other translation in ECM:530.
The aforementioned Helmanus actually appears above as Harmanus. This variation on Wiltbanck's given name occurs throughout the records.
i.e., Peter Groenendyk.
i.e., 1671 new style; see 20:12, F.N. 3.


Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. 20-21, Delaware Papers: English Period, 1664-1682 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1981).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.