Warrant for the arrest of Ralph Doxy and Mary Lintsch

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Whereas complaint is made to me that Ralph Doxy and Mary Lintsch are, without being lawfully married, cohabiting together in or near the village of Newtown, on Long Island, therefore the Fiscal, Captain Willem Knyff or his deputy, is hereby ordered and commanded to apprehend said Ralph Doxy and Mary Lintsch and bring them here prisoners, to which end the officers, Justices and Magistrates of this Province are required and ordered to afford him all help and assistance. Done Fort Willem Hendrick, this 10th February, 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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.