Order refusing Jacobus Fabricius, a Lutheran minister, permission to baptize

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The Petitioner is allowed to summon his party before the Governor-General and Council, and to institute his action against him.
Jacobus Fabricius, late Lutheran minister, requesting by petition that the judgment pronounced against him may be so far annulled as to allow the Petitioner, if not to exercise the ministerial office, at least to baptize.
It is ordered:
The Petitioner's request is declined.
Thomas Bigs, residing at Rustdorp, on Long Island, requesting by petition that he may be allowed to reside at Seatalcot, and that the inhabitants of the latter place may be ordered not to prevent him so doing;
It is ordered:
The Petitioner is referred to the Magistrates of Seatalcot, who are required to permit the Petitioner to reside there or to show cause for refusing.


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.