Minutes of the court of burgomasters and schepens, Jan. 3, 1662, to Dec. 18, 1663, 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 246 - Commission, in the names and on behalf of the High and Mighty Lords States General of the United Netherlands...
Page 342 - Majores, with petitions for redress, pursuant to writings given him herewith ; and whereas, the ship " the Gilded Star" (De Vergulden Star) lies ready to sail, he was requested to get himself ready to...
Page 1 - Court is not willing to be attended by a rascally Secretary, concludes for a fine of fifty guilders to be applied at the discretion of this W : Court, that it may serve as an example to all other slanderers, who for trifles and insignificancies have constantly in their mouths curses and abuse of other honourable people, whenever things do not go just according to their fancy.
Page 64 - Anna Claas Croezens, widow of Daniel Litschoe, deceased, requests by petition to be allowed to sell by the Baliff some books which she has belonging to Sir Henry Moedy, as according to obligation she has a claim on him for a considerable sum.
Page 57 - Marschalk says, he calculated according to the Church work and has had great trouble to set the lozenges in the arms in their proper places. Burgomasters and Schepens refer the matter in question to...
Page 68 - Answers, saw no sack with corn at her house. Whereupon Reyer Cornelissen says, he had the same under his bed. Again asked, if she saw him go out with a mackerel and a white loaf in his hand ? Answers Yes. Again asked, if she also saw him take a sack of corn with him ? Answers; she has not seen it.
Page 68 - ... had the same corn at Andries Joghemsen's house, where he lodged, bringing the same thence to Thomas Hall's, when he should go work there to help to put on the said Hall's loft the grain which Thomas Hall got from Heemsteede, and removed the same from his lodgings...
Page 68 - Cornelissen says he had the same under his bed. Again asked, if she saw him go out with a mackerel and a white loaf in his hand ? Answers, yes. Again asked, if she also saw him take a sack of corn with him ? Answers, such hath not seen. And whereas Ryer Cornelissen denies what has been laid to his charge by declaration, the Heer officer demands that he shall be further heard after having been subjected to Torture. The Vf.
Page 70 - After which, the demand and conclusion on and against Ryer Cornelissen being delivered into the W. Court by the Heer officer, and read before him, setting forth That the prisoner, Ryer Cornelissen, shall be brought for his perpetrated theft, to the place where justice is usually executed, there shall be publicly set to a stake, severely scourged, branded and banished beyond this city's jurisdiction for the term of five and twenty years, and further, in the costs and mises of justice. The W. Court...
Page 343 - Teunis Tomassen Quick lay asleep by the fire drunk; also that Maatseuw's mate was met coming quite drunk from defts. house; concluding further for a fine of fifty guilders because she, deft., does not have her chimney fixed, whereby great fire and danger may occur; all this with costs. Deft, denies having tapped for any one else, than Lambert Barensen and his wife and only three pints and that occurred after the second preaching; saying further, that Teunis Tomassen Quick came to her house when drunk...

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