Minute of the submission of the Dutch towns on Long Island and of Staten Island

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Note.—The remaining Towns on Long Island had previously sent their Deputies hither and submitted themselves, viz.:

Midwout,  Utreght, 
Amersfoort,  Boswyck, 
Breuckelen,  Gravesend. 

Also the inhabitants of Staten Island; all which were at the same time ordered to cause their inhabitants to nominate three persons for Schout, three for Secretary and six for Schepens, and to present them on the first opportunity to the Council, when a selection from them shall be made.


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 the New Netherland Institute website.