Release of the authorities of the city of New Orange from their oath to the English government

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The Magistrates and Municipal Officers of this city being summoned to the Council, they were released by the Admirals and Council of War from their Oath taken to the English government, and further recommended to do their duty so that no disorder may be committed in the place, until the government and Magistrates of this City shall be appointed by the Admirals and Council of War.

Dated as above.


Translation: O'Callaghan, E.B., trans./ed., Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York, vol. 2 (Albany: Weed, Parsons: 1858), pp. 569-730 (vol. 23, pp. 1-270 only).A complete copy of this publication is available on theĀ New Netherland Institute website.