Minutes of the court of burgomasters and schepens, Sept. 3, 1658 to Dec. 30, 1661, 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 133 - Jacob and the Rector Alexander Carolus Curtius. Daniel Tourneur declares, that after many words of praising and bidding the hog was sold to Dom* Rector for five beavers, saying that Capt. Jacob would not sell that hog less than five beavers, which was told to the Rector; to which the Rector answered — saying, in God's name he had but two beavers and he must wait for the other three, to which Capt.
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Page 190 - ... Curtius seems to have avoided the issue, and apparently the case was allowed to "rock along." On June 1, and again on August 24, the defendant was "in default." But on the latter date both witnesses were present and both offered to "confirm their declaration by oath." For some reason not made clear the court tendered the oath to Daniel Tourneur, who having taken the same, "the defendant was condemned to pay the plaintiff the five beavers, which he promised for the hog in question.
Page 217 - denies that there was any nine pins or drinking at her house, saying that some came to her house, who said that Church was out, and that one had a pin and the other a bowl in the hand, but they did not play.
Page 253 - ... Stuyvesant and the directors for an increased salary from the company. Not only did he ask for more salary from his school, but he practiced medicine on the side; and besides, in the judgment of the court, tried to cheat at a hog trade. And even more, he objected to paying the excise, claiming that "whereas professors, preachers, and rectors are exempt from excise in Holland," he should be exempt here. He further claimed that "the director general has granted him free excise.
Page 214 - Delt shall, for his committed insult, be condemned to repair the injury, honorably and profitably ; honorably, by praying with uncovered head forgiveness of God and Justice; profitably, by paying as a fine the sum of Twelve hundred guilders, with costs, and in case of refusal, to go into close confinement.
Page 344 - Curtius communicates in writing the offer of his services, if this city will contribute to him six hundred guilders a year in beavers, on condition of receiving no contribution from the youth. Whereupon serves as marginal order : Burgomasters and schepens refer the petition to the Rt.
Page 16 - Academy, whereby this place, arriving at great splendor, your Honors shall have the reward and praise next to God the Lord who will grant his blessing to it. On your Honors sending us a schoolmaster, we shall endeavor to have constructed a suitable place or O'Callaghan*. school.
Page 326 - Neeltje Pieters shall, for her committed theft, be brought to the place where justice is usually executed and there be bound fast to a stake, severely scourged and banished for ten years from the jurisdiction of this City, and that...
Page 409 - Torture as to how many cabbages, fowls, turkies, and how much butter he had stolen, and who his abettors and co-operators have been. Answering : he persists by his reply, as per Interrogatories, that he did not steal any butter, fowls or turkies, nor had any abettors ; being again set loose, the Heer Officer produces his demand against the delinquent, concluding, that for his...

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