REGISTER of goods loaded at Curaçao for New Netherland

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1665 Register of the goods loaded at Curaçao:

Gul.  St. 
For Peterus Stuyvesand 4 barrels 
2 pots  14 
1 pack 
Sauwel Rissert, predikant[1] 1 pot  
1 barrel 
Mr. Verbruggen [2]  
2 barrels 
1 small pot 
Nicolaes Valet  
1 pot  10 
Gerrit van Tricht  
1 pot  10 
Jacobus Backer  
1 barrel of conch 
For Peterus Stuyvesandt  
2 barrels of conch for freight, 
9 guilders a piece  18 
Commissary Van Ruyven [3]  
1 barrel of conch 
Some conch distributed among the crew. 
Skipper's goods 
2 barrels of syrup 
1 hog's head about half full of sugar 
1 barrel of plums 
350 conch 
1 small piece of cloth[4]  
13 last of salt; however, considerably dissolved by some severe weather; shall show it etc. 
A hammock for Juffrow Stuyvesant  
Jan Poppen


Probably Saul Richard(s). No information is available on him.
i.e. Johannes Pietersen Verbrugge.
Nicolaes van Ruyven, the commissary on Curaçao, placed his signature above this column of goods as authorization to dispense them from the stores.
i.e., baai, a cloth similar to flannel.
i.e. Jan Pietersen Poppen, skipper of the galiot De Hoop.


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.