INVENTORY of papers sent to Petrus Stuyvesant

Scanned Document:

List of the accompanying papers sent ] aboard the ship De Musch to the honorable lord director-general and council in N. Neederlandt.

No. 1. An original letter date 15 November 1664.[1]

  • A duplicate letter dated 21 July 1664.[2]
  • Copy of a bill of lading for 300 slaves sent over on the ship Den Gidion. [3]
  • Memorandum of necessities for Curaçao.[4]
  • A letter to the honorable lord director-general and council from the honorable lords-superiors of Amsterdam.[5]
  • A receipt by the commissary Van Ruyven of that which was received from the ship De Musch on its most recent voyage.[6]

A letter to the honorable lord director on the South River; handed to the skipper separately by the aforesaid lords-superiors.[7]

Curaçao in Fort Amsterdam,
the 15th of November 1664.

M. Beck


See 17:94,96.
See 17:87.
See 17:86.
See 17:98.
Possibly a copy of NYCM 15:97 sent via De Gidion. See NYCD 2:218 for a translation.
See 17:100.
Sent to A. D’Hinojossa, possibly via De Gidion; cf. NYCM 15:102 for reference to a packet of letters and papers sent to the South River.


Translation: Gehring, C., trans./ed., Curaçao Papers, 1640-1665 (New Netherland Research Center and the New Netherland Institute: 2011).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.