Appointment of Gideon Marlet and Nathan Whiteman to be additional magistrates for Staten Island

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Whereas the inhabitants of Staten Island have requested of me that an addition be made to the present number of their Magistrates, which I have, for reasons, granted and allowed them; therefore, from the nomination made by them, I have elected, as Magistrates,

Gideon Marlet, 
Nathan Whiteman, 

and the inhabitants of the aforesaid island, and all others whom such in any wise concerns, are ordered and commanded to acknowledge them as such. Done Fort Willem Hendrick, 14th 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 the New Netherland Institute website.