Minutes of the court of burgomasters and schepens, Jan. 8, 1664, to May 1, 1666, inclusive (Google eBook)

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Pub. under the authority of the city by the Knickerbocker Press, 1897 - New York (N.Y.)
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Page 248 - Corporacon; as also to appoint such under officers, as they shall judge necessary, for the orderly execution of Justice; and I do hereby strictly charge...
Page 247 - Towne of New Yorke, under the name or names, style or styles of Scout, Burgomasters Schepens; As also, that for the future Administracon of Justice by the Lawes established in these the Territoryes of his Royall Highnesse wherein the welfares of all the Inhabitants and the Preservacon of all their due Rights and Priviledges, Graunted by the Articles of this Towne upon Surrender under his...
Page 141 - Yorck and such governours, and Officers as from time to time are appointed over me by his Authority and none other whilst I live in any of his majesties territories. So help me God.
Page 158 - It has pleased God to bring us under your Royal Highness' obedience wherein we promise to conduct ourselves as good subjects are bound to do, deeming ourselves fortunate that His Highness has provided us with so gentle, wise and intelligent a gentleman as governor as the...
Page 142 - Governo' and Officers appointed by his Ma"" Authoriti and that some persons have maliciously sought to distract the minds of the Inhabitants of Neujorcke by suggesting that the Artycles of peace so late and solemnly made signed and sealed were intended by that Oath to be made Null and of none effect, to the end that such wicked practises may not take the effect for...
Page 338 - suitable allowance be granted to him." "The w. court having heard the petition decree absolutely that he shall receive some satisfaction from his service. But whereas the city treasury is at present so low, that the said daily expenses can scarcely be met, the petitioner is requested to wait yet a while."4 A year and a half gone and nothing but promises yet. But Pietersen was not the only sufferer. "Att a Court held at New York...
Page 247 - Dominions; To the end that the course of Justice for the future may be legally, equally and impartially administered to all his...
Page 247 - Reigne, Do ordaine, constitute and declare, that the Inhabitants of New Yorke, New Harlem, wth all other his Maticg Subjects Inhabitants upon this Island, commonly called & knowne by the Name of the Manhattans Island, are and shall bee for ever accounted, nominated and Established, as one Body Politique and Corporate under the Governm' of a Mayor, Aldermen and SherifFe...
Page 113 - Commissioners, who were so sent for this purpose twice, but received no answer, than that they were not come here to dispute about it, but to execute their order and commission without fail either peaceably or by force, and if they had any thing to dispute about it, it must be done with his Majesty of England, as we could do nothing here in the premises.
Page 248 - I do hereby strictly charge and command all persons to obey & execute, from Time to Time, all such warrants, orders & Constitutions as shall be made by the said Mayor and Aldermen as they will answer the Contrary at their utmost Perills...

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