Minutes of the court of burgomasters and schepens, 1656 to Aug. 27, 1658, inclusive

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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 29 - January 1656. In the City Hall at the Court of the Burgomasters and Schepens of this City of Amsterdam in New Netherland; present C. v. Tienhoven. By order of the Burgomasters and Schepens of the City of Amsterdam in New Netherland Jacob Kip, Secretary. To the Right
Page 109 - Director General and Councill? of N. Netherl? The Burgomasters and Schepens of the City of Amsterdam in New Netherland make known with all duty and respect:— That they are certainly informed that the Hon b ! e
Page 219 - to be pleased to allow him the rent of the back room which Geurt Coerten at present occupies, which he, pet' would freely accept for the present, as he is unable to pay so heavy a rent as a whole house amounts to. He therefore applies to your Honours, expecting hereupon your Honors favorable endorsement. Was subscribed Your Hon™ Servant, Harm: van Hoboken. Dated 4 Nov. 1656. Endorsement.
Page 296 - per day or as much as the Judge shall please to order. Each week shall be furnished Three Ibs. of beef One Ib. and a half of pork One loaf per week Two cans of small beer in summer per day, and one can of small beer in winter. Pottage and Cheese
Page 343 - Jansen requests, as he is about to build a small house and his lot is too little, that an adjoining lot be granted him. Petitioner is granted the lot next Jannetie Bone's lot, on condition of paying, what it is valued at. Monday, 4*
Page 222 - appoint thereto Willem Clasen, Gerritt Jansen Roos and Jan van Haerlem, who shall, each, be bound to serve in butchering and cutting up, and to provide, have and possess their own ropes, hand barrows,troughs and other articles requisite for slaughtering and receive for . butchering and cutting as follows:— For every ox or cow four guilders; For every pig under 80 Ibs
Page 366 - the Inhabitants of the Brewers' Street,* who imposed on themselves the tax for the benefit of the street in order to its being paved, are unwilling to pay, requesting that the Magistrates may be pleased to order payment.
Page 348 - find themselves greatly interested thereby, inasmuch as their children forget, what the abovenamed Jacob van Corlaar had to their great satisfaction previously taught them in reading, writing and cyphering, which was much more than any other person, no one excepted; therefore they request that the above named Corlaar may be allowed again to keep school; and although the abovenamed Burgomasters and two Schepens have spoken verbally thereon to your Hon™ and your Hon™
Page 295 - The Jailor shall inspect and clean the prison every week, so that no stench may arise, wherein the Schout and Judge shall pay attention, that it be properly obeyed. 12. The Jailor shall not allow any one to come to speak to the prisoners, except through the grating without consent of the Schout and Prases.

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