Council minutes

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Schout Jacob Strycker reports, that he hath found on inquiry that the towns of Gravesend, Amersfoort, Breuckelen, Utreght and Boswyck, are not in arrears to the county rates of the late English Government, but that Midwout was found to be still in arrears, according to the accounts delivered in, fl. 130, 7. Wampum value.

The Governor hath, from the nomination made by the Magistrates of the town of Utreght, selected Jan Gysbertse van Meteren as Magistrate in the place of Jan Thomassen, now lately deceased.

Commandant Peter Alricx in the South river is ordered by letter, in case Capt. John Carr had not submitted according to his request and come to reside within the government, to seize his estate by virtue of the declared confiscation, and by the first opportunity to send hither account and inventory thereof.


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.