Order to schout Ogden to send some pieces of ordnance to New Orange

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Mr. John Ogden:—
His honnor the governor is Informed that at your Towne are Lying 2 or three peeces of ordinance for which he hath at present occasion to make vse of, you are therefore hereby Required to Cause the said peeces to be sent hether with the first apportunity whereof you are not to faile Soo haveing not Else at present I Rest—

Your Loving ffriend 
(: Signed:)  A. Colve. 
ffort Willem Hendrick 
2 January 1674. 


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.