Order to the magistrates of Seatalcot to seize the estate of Daniel Lane

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Whereas Daniel Lane late of Seatalcot heretofore apprehended uppon accusation of having Committed the Crime of Incest before the day of the Tryall hath broken prison & become fugityf & still doth absent himselfe although severall publications are made for to summon him in to stand out his Tryall in Law; These are therefore to order & authorize the Magistrates of the Towne of Seatalcot to seize uppon the Estate of Daniel Lane, And to Cause the same to be secured and an acct thereof Returned unto me to the End the said Estate may not be Embazeled or made away but preserved for ye use of ye Creditrs thereof the 21st of November 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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.