ACCOUNT (debit-credit) of Balthazar Stuyvesant

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Praise God, 1665 on Curaçao

Mr. Balthazar Stuyvesant


1664, 10 December.

Cash paid for freight on the listed goods  f 94 
The same for the passage of the Person of Mr. Stuyvesant  f 36 
f 130 
1665, 17 April. The closing balance comes to  f 662,4 
Total  f 792,4 

Contra Credit

1664, 9 December

For salted meat packed in four barrels 1150 lbs net at 4 st. a lb  f 230 
118 skipples of white peas at 8 sch. a skipple  f 283,4 
18 ditto gray peas at 10 sch. A skipple  f 54 
75 skipples of wheat at 10 sch a skipple  f 225 
f 792,4 
N. van Ruyven , Commissary


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.