Orders to the burghers of New Orange to send delegates to confer with the Dutch commanders

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The following is in like manner this day sent to Mr. Steenwyck:

No. 1. Mr. Steenwyck will please observe that orders be issued to call the Burghers together to commission some, be they four or six, from their midst in order if possible to speak with us to-morrow afternoon at the City Hall. Whereupon relying we remain,

(Signed),  Cornelis Evertsen, Junior., 
Jacob Benckes. 

Fort Willem Hendrik, 13th August, Anno 1673.


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.