Nomination of burgomasters and schepens

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This 16th August, 1673: Pursuant to the order aforesaid, the Commonalty of the city of New Orange have, by plurality of votes, nominated, and delivered in by Deputies to the Council,

For Burgomasters:  
Cornelis Steenwyck, 
Cornelis van Ruyven, 
Johannes van Brugh, 
For Schepens  
Jeronimus Ebbinck,: 
Willem Beeckman, 
Egidius Luyck, 
Jacob Kip, 
Gelyn Verplanck, 
Lourens van der Spiegel, 
Balthazaer Bayard, 
Coenraet ten Eyck: 

Which abovenamed persons being called before the Council, they took the oath of allegiance, from which nomination the Commanders and Council of War elected the Magistrates, who have subscribed the following oath, whereupon it was ordered to make the subjoined Proclamation to-morrow.


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.