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II^DEX 



VOLUMES ONE, TWO AND TIIREK 



TRAlsTSLATIOlSrS 



DUTCH MANUSOEIPTS, 



IN THE OFFICE OF THE 



^wr^targ of ^iate of Hit ^ink of |lcui iorh, 



E. B. O'CALLAGHAN. 



ALBANY : 

WEED, PARSONS & CO., PRINTERS, 

1870. 



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TO a?R^ISr SL^TION"S 003^ 



DUTCH MANUSOKIPTS. 



A. 

PAOE. 

Abraliamsen, Geertie, wife of Gerrit Jansen Klinckhamer, Ill, 121, 145 

Abiahamsen, Gysbert, Ill, 7, 51 

power of attorney from, 52 

money advanced to, 154 

Abraliamsen, Isaac, enters the service of Thomas Sanders, I, 157 

rents land from Thomas Saudersen, 177 

note of Peter Breyley and Abraham Newman to, 217 

mentioned, II, 227 

performs a contract for Laurens Laurensen 297 

Abrahamsen vander Borden, William, purchases a lot from Evert Duyckinck, Ill, 407 

Account of Cornelis Melyn against Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, I, 37 

of money disbursed by Johannes La Montagne on the plantation of the late 

Hendric de Foreest, 36 

debit and credit of Capt. Jacob Loopcr, Ill, 1G6, 167 

Achter Col, Jan Vinge advances money to the agent of the Colonic of, II, 145, 148 

soldiers sent to protect the Colonic of, 147 

Indians set fire to the house at, 147 

Meyndert Meyndertsen, proprietor of the Colonic of, 148 

cattle removed from, 149 

Albert Cornelissen employed by the proprietors of, 150 

not possible to visit it, after having been destroyed by Indians, 151 

settlers of, board at the tavern in New Amsterdam, 154 

Mr. Turc empowered to collect a debt from the patroons of, 157 

a chimney built at, 158 

Achtervelfr, inventory of property at I, 20 

situate on Long Island, ; . 21 

Andries Hudde mortgages his property at, 80 

part of, conveyed to Wolphert Gerritsen, 174 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus releases his claim thereto, 175 

Ackerman, Laurens, serves at Marinham, II, 395 

Acosta, Joseph d', rents a house from Michel de Carreman Ill, 402 

Adams, Thomas of Va., bond of, for the delivery of 3,000 lbs. of tobacco, Ill, 322, 324 

Adley, Edmund, leases Anthony Jansen's - farm on Long Island, II, 274 

inventory of stock delivered to, 275 

Administration, letters of, II, 134, 136 

Adoption, deed of, by Peter Wolfersen in favor of his illegitimate child II, 



4 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Adriaensen, Isbrant I, 36 

Andriessen, Jan, I, 153 

Adriaensen, Maryn, I, 42, 43, 46 

assaulted by Mrs. Beets, 44 

purchases the house and plantation of Claes Cornelissen Swits 83 

empowers Hend. Cornelis van Vorst to collect money in Holland, 85 

charters the yacht "Wesel to Govert Lookermans, et al., 194 

sells his plantation -when drunk, 236 

sells a yacht to Arent Steifeniers, ; :. 277 

reports overcharges made; at the public store, 280 

purchased cows from the late Mrs. Van Vorst, 286 

purchases a house and land from Hendrio Jansen, 306 

sells that land to Jan Damen, 307 

power of attorney to, II, 23 

purchase^ a yacht, 64 

sells to Jan Jansen Damen land in the Smith's Valley, 70 

receives the purchase money for said land, 71 

sells a plantation on the North River to Thomas Hall, 87 

bond of Francis Lastly and John Seals for purchase money of the above- 
mentioned plantation, 86 

makes an attempt on the life of director Kicft, 92 

Jan Jansen Damen released as surety for, ; 93 

imprisoned for assaulting the director, 100 

Lysbet Tyssen, wife of, 189, 190 

Anthony de Hooges promises to pay money to, 225 

Adriaensen, William, empowers Hendric van Vorst to collect money I, 101 

situation of his plantation, 127 

engages men to clear land and build a tobacco house, 207 

Jacques Bentyn conveys a lot at Gowanes to, 214 

mentioned, 246 

purchases Hendrick Jansen's house, II, 77 

Adultery, case of, 1.142 

Ael, Martin, and other soldiers declare that Jochem Peitcrsen (Kuyter) ordered 

them to return to the Manhattans, II 171 

testifies that Jochem Pietersen (Kuyter) was absent when his house was burned, 235 

evidence of, against Barent Jorisin Tourbay, 243 

bequeaths his house and lot to ]\Iartin Cregier, 255 

Aerley, Frances, Ill, 188, 189 

Aersoon, Martin, promissory note of, II, 311 

Aertsen, Cornells, Ill, 199 

curator of J. J. Damen's estate, 244, 250 

Aertsen, Elyas, Ill, 353 

Aertsen, Govert, purchases a house and lot from Dirck Volckertsen, II, 273 

Simon Joosten transfers the yacht Love to, 311 

purchases Adam Roelantsen's house, 321 

power of attorney to, 384 

sells his yacht to Jacob Wolphertsen HI, 32 

Aertson, Huyck, assaulted, I, 218 

testifies as to the contract made by Juriaen van Ossenbrugh to build a house for 

Philip Geraerdy, 285 

hires cattle from the guardians of Jan van Vorst, 302 

servant of David Provost, II, 26, 82, 161 

Aertsen, .Tan, engages as servant to Peter Wolphertsen, I, 257 

Aertsen, Job, note of, II, 70 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 5 

PAGE. 

Aertsen, Wouter, leases Van Twiller's bouwery II, 331 

Aesten, Richard, II, 144 

Agerd, Edward, power of atlomey from, II, 51, 396 

declares that Isaac Abrabamsen performed bis contract with Laurens Laurensen, 297 

trades at the South River for Isaac Allerton, 414 

Ahasimus, (Ahasims) Powels Ilook lies east of, I, 18, 25 

Mrs. Van Vorst leases the bouwery at 105 

Jacob Stoffelsen resides at, 273 

Huyc Aertsen from Rossum, an inhabitant of, 302, 303 

Alberto, Cicero, undertakes a plantation with Peter Montfoort, I, 196, 213, 225 

receipt of, for his wife's share of the estate of Jan Manje, II, 185 

(!See CcEsar; Italian; Pierre.) 

Alberts, Annetje, II, 41 

Alberts, Femmetjc, wife of Hendrick Westercamp, legacy to, II, 21 

deposition of, 55 

power of attorney from, Ill, 267 

Alberts, Leuntje, wife of Leendert Arentsen, Ill, 42 

Alberts, Tryntie, Ill, 245 

Alderton. (See Allerton.) 

Allen, Mr I, 62 

Allerton, Isaac, trader to New Amsterdam, declaration respecting, I, 75, 76 

mentioned, 130, 131 

power of attorney from John Ceales to 215 

note of Nanne Beets to, 266 

John Wood security for its payment to, 283 

guardian of Eva Beets, 284 

sells yacht Hope to Govert Lookermann & Co.; about to sail to New Haven, II, 9 

proposes to import goods from Boston to New Amsterdam, 10 

empowered by John Jenny to receive moneys due him, 68 

award of, 84, 97, 184, 237 

purchases house and lots from Albert Cuyn on Manhattan Island, 114 

his award in case of Messrs. Moor & Widerly, 234 

purchases sugars from the owners of the privateer La Garce, 232 

indebtedness ot the estate of Francis Lasle to 245 

about to visit the north, 246 

empowered to sell ship St. Peter 248 

security for Edward Moor, 248 

power to sell ship St. Peter revoked, 253 

"William Goulder purchases land on Manhattan Island adjoining, 278 

power of attorney to, 296 

testifies that Isaac Abrabamsen hath fulfilled his contract with Lauren Laurensen, 297 

at the South River, 297 

promissory note of Hendricke Jansen to, 308 

goes security for Thomas Broughton, 347 

authorized to sell horses in Virginia, 348 

Thomas Willet, at the house of, 381 

testifies that the Swedish governor at the South river, had declared he paid 

one Wilcocks, 382 

receives money from Robert Cogswell, 404 

money paid by John Wilcox to, 414 

Thomas Baxter reconveys half a lighter to, 426 

becomes security for Mr. Goodyear, 428 

empowers John Ogden and Richard ClofF to collect certain debt, 429 

receipt for money due to, Ill, 5 



6 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 



PAGE. 



Allerton, Isaac. — Continued. 

becomes security for Nicholas Hart, 53 

witness, "^* 

pays money to Mrs. Sara Willett, 132 

em])o wers Johannes Verbrugge to collect money in Virginia, 188 

purchases the liouse of Thomas Broen 210 

agent of Gov. Prints 222 

at the South river, empowered to collect a debt from Gov. Prints, 223 

beomes security for Thomas Adams, 322 

Thomas Adams guarantees him against loss, 324 

declares that he paid the amount of a certain bond to the West India Company, 393 

appointed to sell the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 397 

becomes security for Thomas Moor of New Haven, 329 

his age, '^01 

becomes security for his ship Charles, 401 

Almussen, Carsten Jansen, power of attorney from, II, 357 

Alteras, Jan Clacs, leases Van Curler's bouwery, I. 77 

improvements made on Hog Island \>y, II, 60 

(See Claesen, Jan) 

Amesfoort, L. I., Tennis Cornelisen purchases land at, II, 303 

tavern keepers excise at, farn;ed, Ill, 347 

Cornells Tcnnissen farmer at, 353 

director Stuyvesant owns a bouwery at, 373, 384 

Amsterdam, Roulolf Jansen transmits money to the Overseers of the Orphan House at, I, 256 

ship Angel Gabriel, chartei'ed to sail from New Amsterdam to, 309, 313 

power of attorney to collect money from the Overseers of Orplians at, 11, 47 

Abraham Jacobsen empowers Hendrick Jansen to collect money from the 

Orphan Masters of, 146 

yacht Ileal sails from New Netherland for, 153 

Andrada, Salvador d', bond of, Ill, 403 

Andriessen, Andries, purchases a plantation on Long Island, Ill, 388 

Andriessen, David, II, 79 ; III, 103 

Andriessen, Jan, understands the language of the Minquaas II, 369 

mentioned, Ill, *108 

father of Jelis Jansen 100 

Andriessen, Juriacn, affidavit of, Ill, 90 

mentioned, lOG, 319 

master of the yacht Love, powers of altorney from, 139, 282 

Andriessen, Peter, leases a ])lantation and cattle from Jonas Bronck, I, 169 

rents a cow on shares from Philip de Truy, 322 

Andriessen, Peter, a, seaman, character of, I, 249 

affidavit of, Ill, 20 

Andriessen, Rouloff, declaration of, II, 133 

Andriessen, Teunis, pilot of yacht Love, II., 386 

Andriescn, Wybrant, Ill, 391, 392 

Angola, Paulo de, conveys a lot near tlie KolU, Manhattan Island, to Simon Joosten, III.*305 
Animals. (See Cattle; Veer.) 

Anthony, AUard, gives bonds for goods shipped on board the Bontekoe, Ill, 239 

agrees to abide by the appraisers' valuation of Augusty n Heermau's house and lot, 319 

Anthony, Peter, II, 424, 425 

trader at New Amsterdam, HI, 122, 189, 193 

sells one-half of the yaclit Seahorse, 228 

gives bonds for goods shipped on board the Bontekoe, 238 

Cornells Cornelisen, sick at the house of, 258 

power of attorney from cui-ators of estate of, 290, 307 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 



PAHE. 



Antonisseii Cornells, empowered to collect money due Aeltje Claes, II, 192 

purchases an interest in the privateer La Garce 378 

(See Slycke Van; Tunisnen, Corndis.) 

Antonissen, Hendrick, power of attornej' to, II., 332 

Apelgat, Thomas, Ill, 280 

Appeal lodged against tlie judgment confiscating the ship St. Peter II, 343 

Dutch law of, HI, 218 

Appel, Jan Laurensen, power of attorney to, II, 286 

empowered to take charge of Arnoldus van Hardenbergh's affairs, Ill, 9 

power of attorney to, 135 

witness, 149, 150, 184 

power of attorney from, 171 

attorney of Arnoldus van Hardenbergh, 185 

gives bonds for goods on board the Bontekoe, 333, 334 

sells to Johannes Hardenburgh a house and garden in New Amsterdam, 316 

Aquarichque, a Minqua Chief, visits Manhattan Island, II, 369 

Arbitration between Tielman Wilkins and Peter Cornelissen, terms of, Ill, 82, 84 

Arenden, Leendert, sells to Tunis Nyssen his house and lot, II, 318 

Arents, Jannetje, mother of Egbert van Borsum, , II, 304 

Arentsen, Comelis] of Pavonia, promissory note of, Ill, 43 

Arentsen, Gerrit, power of attorney to, II, 395, 396, 397 

Arentsen, Gysbert, acquires the plantation of the late Jan Jansen van Ditraars, on 

Long Island, Ill, 200, 255, 356 

Aerntsen, Harnian, from Bremen, testifies that N. Coom ordered Govert Lookmans 

to strike his flag when passing Beren Island, II, 198 

Arentsen, Hendrick, part owner of the privateer La Garce, II, 877, 333 

promissory note to, 290 

money belongs to, 291 

receipt of, 324 

lieutenant of the privateer La Garce, III^ 122, 146, 171 

Arentsen, Job, master of the ship King David, H 1 

Arentsen, Leendert, furnished with cows by Mr. Van Twiller, I 12 

leases bou wery No. 3, I3I 

obtains a patent of said bouwery, I33 

mentioned, 228 

Arentsen, Leendert, from Aelsmoor, arrives in New Netherland II 246 

power of attorney from, HI 43 

(See Arenden.) 

Arentsen, Martin, promissory note of, II 3] j 

Arentsen, Printie, wife of Hendrick Egbertsen, HI, 151, 266 

Arentsen, Rutgert van Seyl, sells his house and lot to Arent Reyniersen, II, 235 

Ariens, Aeltje, wife of Cornells Dircksen Hoogland, I, 99^ loO 

Arissen, Cornells, I, 218 

rents Paulus Hook, II, 106 

purchases half a lot at Manhattan, from Jacb Jacobsen Roy, 366 

mentioned, Ill, 43 

Armepperahin, expedition against the Indians near, H^ 25 

Arrows, Indians armed with, II, 354 

Atkins, Thomas, II, 168 

Articles of copartnership between director Kieft, Aug. Herrmans, Capt. Blaufelt 

and others, in the privateer La Garce, II, 333^ 323 

proposed by Gov. Prince to Commissary Hudde, Ill, *80,*81 

Atkinson, Thomas, power of attorney to, H^ 64 

Auction, sale of property in New Amsterdam by, IH^ II5 



8 INDEX TO TLANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Award in the case of Aug. Herrmans, agent of Catrina Verlett, and David 

Provoost, II, 373 

Ax, Captain, sells negroes to Wouter van Twiller, I, 97 



B. 

Backer, Claes Cornelissen, releases Isbrant Dirlisen Goetbart from all claims , 

against him, II, 287 

Backer, Comelis Cornelissen, from Punnerend, power of attorney from, II, 295 

substitutes Hendrick Janson as attorney of Teunis Andriessen, 386 

Backer, Hendrick Jansen, boatswain of the yacht Dolphin, affidavit of, I, 3 

Backer, Hendrick Jansen, II, 403 

going to Holland, Ill, 149 

Backer, Hendrick Willemsen, Ill, 186 

Backer, Jan, bis evidence as to what occurred in an expedition against the Indians 

in Westchester county II, 25 

Backer, Joost Gerritsen, Ill, 264 

Backer, Joost Tonis, Ill, 159 

(See Tonu.) 

Backerus, Johannes, minister at New Amsterdam, previous services of, II, 389 

power of attorney from, Ill, 27 

Badel, Benedict, I, 249 

Badgehott, John, II, 183 

Badgehott, Thomas, promissory note of, II, 183 

Baeyaert, Daniel, Ill, 166 

(See Beyaerdt) 

Bal, Barent Jansen, hires Rem Jansen's bouwery near Rinnegaconck, L. I., Ill, 271 

Barbadoes, ship Love chartered to take a cargo from New Haven to, Ill, 53 

vessels sail to New Netherland from, 88 

Adrian Blommert about to sail to, 180, 181 

" Barens, Hans, from Ossenbrugge, Ill, 331 

Barents, Elsje, Peter Linde, her surviving husband, marries the widow of Jan 

Manje, H, 197 

Barents, widow, Ill, 368 

Barentsen, Frans, about to reside at Fort Orange, Ill, 290 

Barentsen, Goseu, II, 157 

Barentsen, Roeloff, testifies to an assault, II, 132 

Barentsen, William, rents Burgher Jorisen's farm on Long Island, II, 39 

Barley, rent payable in, II, 112 

Barmoeda, Antoni, power of attorney from Ill, 175 

Bamaby, a Virginia skipper I, 63 

Bartelsen, Gerrit, legacy to, I, 234 

Bartelsen, Hans, power of attorney to, Ill, 80 

Barten, Martin, power of attorney from, Ill, 319 

Barton, Rufus, hires land from Rev. Mr. Bogardus II, 53 

Bartram, Catherine, complains of sergeant Thomas Jacobsen II, 30, 42 

(See Lysinck.) 

Bartram, Jan of the Hague, will of, II 3 

certificate of good character of lieutenant, 18 

his widow complains of sergeant Jacobsen, 30 

his widow marries Peter Jurgens, 42 44 

his account 44 

Bartram, Johann, U 42 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 9 

PAGE 

Basliaensen, Harman, leases the saw mill at Nooten Island, I, 193 

mentioned, II, 1^8 

testifies that N. Coorn required Govert Loockman to strike his flag when pass- 
ing Bcren Island, and that the latter refused to do so, 198 

power of attorney to, Ill, 140 

power of attorney from, 157 

Eateman, John, becomes security for the payment of slaves, Ill, 387 

Baxter, George, and Wm. Ilarfoord purchase Jan Jansen Schepmoes' house and 

plantation I, 304 

Nicholas Sloper engages to fulfil the contract made with Jan Jansen Schepmoes, by, II, 17 

insolent behaviour of, at the tavern in New Amsterdam, 17o 

mentioned, 231, 327 

arbitrator in a case, Ill, 82, 85 

mentioned, 103, 216, 344, 245, 265 

declaration of, 123 

prisoner ; his property at Gravesend pledged as security that he will not leave his 

confinement until legally released 400 

Baxter, Thomas, becomes security for John Brent, II, 73 

affidavit of, 133 

receipt of, 273 

pays money to Joseph Brewster, 295 

reconveys to Isaac Allerton half a lighter, 426 

steals a bark belonging to Jan Jansen van St. Obyn, Ill, 329 

Bay, The, Wolphert Gerritsen builds a house at, I, 93 

Anthony Jansen obtains a grant of 100 morgens of land at, 176 

Thomas Beets resides at, 244 

John Wood sells his plantation at 292 

Anthony Jansen resides at, II, 143 

stock belonging to the colonie of Achter Col wintered at 145, 148 

(See New Utrecht.) 

Bayard, Kicholas,' II, 240 

Beavers, shipped from New Netherland, I, 230 ; II, 298 

price of, II, 139, 205, 206; III, 34, 35, *106 

yacht Peace sold for forty, 58 

Beeehe. (See Beets; Bescher.) 

Beeckman, Jochem, I, 74 

assaulted by Jacob Juriaensen, whom he wounds, 120 

death of Juriaensen, in consequence 126 

evidence in behalf of, 153 

mentioned, Ill, 298 

purchases a lot on Manhatten Island, 299 

a shoemaker, 407 

Beeckman, William, purchases a piece of land from Isaac de Foreest, Ill, 136 

late a cadet in the West India Company's service, power of attorney from, 163 

served on board the Princess 163 

mentioned, 208, 261, 277 

this farm adjoins that of Jochim P. Kuyter, 383 

purchases Corlaer's Hook, 300 

Beecq, Isaac van, merchant, power of attorney to III. 391 

Beecq, Nicolaes van, empowered to procure certain papers for Andries Hudde Ill, 390 

Beeke, Paulus van der, power of attorney to collect money earned at Curacao,. . . II, 213 

promissory note of, 214 

mentioned, 249, *249 

hires Hans Pietersen Ill, 353 

3 



10 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Beef, rent payable in, I, 59 

Beets, Eva, a plantation on Manhattan Island, given to, I, 265 

Beets, Nanne, conduct of, in Massachusetts baj-, I, 44 

marriage contract of Thos. Smith and, 365 

note of, to Isaac Allerton, 266 

John Wood security for, 283 

has a plantation on Long Island, 384 

mentioned, II, 56 

declares she is pregnant by Mr. Smith, 61 

Beets, Thomas, his widow marries Thomas Smith I, 266 

(See Besche?:) 

Benificium ordinis ot excussionis, privilege of, explained, Ill, 221 

divlsionis, what, 221 

Bennett. (See Adriaenscn, Willem.) 

Bensick, Dirck, purchases half a lot in New Amsterdam, Ill, 125 

mortgage of 243 

Bentyn (Bentjcn), Jacqus, I, 32 

conveys a lot of land at Gowanes to Willem Adriaensen, 314 

rents horses from director Kieft, 245 

asserts that certain stolen hogs had been eaten at the house of Abraham Ryken, . . II, 23 

award in the case of Goodman Messinjour and, 84 

Berckhout, William, Ill, 386 

Beren Island, protest against Mr. Van Rensselaer building a fort on, II, 174 

answer thereto, 175 

Govert Lockmans ordered to strike his flag when passing, 198, 334 

Bergen, N. J., survey of a piece of land for Douwe Harmansen in, Ill, 409 

Bergh, Peter van den, II, 354, 360 

Bergiere, M., Ill, 221 

Bermuda, ships Eendracht and St. Peter at, II, 350, 351 

Berry, James, I, 188 

Bescher, Mrs., accused of adultery I, 43, 143 

Bescher, Thomas, misbehavior of the wife of, I, 42, 43, 44 

sells his plantation at Gou wanes, 127 

his wife accused of adultery, 143 

leases a house and plantation to Abraham Newman, 212 

prognosticates his own death on a certain day, 344 

plantation formerly occupied by him, leased to John Smith and others, 383 

(See Beets ) 
Bestevarcs cripple bush. (See ManJtaitan.) 
Beuren Van. (See Dircksen, Caspar.) 

Beverwyck, Johannes Van Twiller merchant of, Ill, 341 

Beyaerdt, Balthazar, Ill, 354, 355, 371 

(See Bayard.) 
Beyere, Annettie, widow^ of Daniel Patricks and wife of Tobias Peaks, power of 

attorney from, Ill, 143 

Beyerlandt, , accused of assault, I 74 

Bible of Jonas Bronc, II, 108 

J. J. Dansen's, III^ 247 

Bierman, Hendrick, Ill, 290 

Bill of sale of staves, .' m^ 324 

Bisschop, Evert Evertsen, carpenter, , I 34 

power of attorney from, 171 

leases saw mill at Nooten Island I93 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 11 

PAGE. 

Black, John II, 167 

Blacks, lands in New Amsterdam, cultivated by, I, 1 

(See Negroes) 

Blaingny, Sacke de, power of attorney from, Ill, 181 

Blanche, Nicolaes, Ill, 277, 385 

Blanck, Juryaen, II, 135, 201, 243 

resides near Fort Amsterdam, 359 

power of attorney from, Ill, 14 

at the Schuylkill, *79 

order to quit that place, *80 

warning sent by the Swedes to, *82 

removes his vessel from the Schuylkill, *83 

witness, 360 

Blauw, Gerrit Dircksen, leases a part of Paulus Hook, I, 61, 63 

borrows money from the deacons of New Netherland, 68 

mentioned, II, 90 

Blaufelt, Anthony 11,231 

Blaufelt, Dorothy, 11,231 

Blawfelt, William Albertsen, receipt of, for subscriptions to fit out the frigate 

La Garce, II, 140 

empowers Jacob Stoffelsen to recover a fugitive negro woman, 141 

about to go to sea against the Spaniards 212 

empowers director Kieft to receive the share of his cruise, in trust for his wife,. 330 

part owner of the privateer La Garce 277 

mentioned, 289, 290 

articles of copartnership between him and others in the privateer La Garce, 332, 323 

commands privateer La Garce, Ill, 116, 122, 146 

sends a prize into New Amsterdam, 170 

captures the Tobasco, 175 

his vessel attacked in the bay of Campeachy, 177 

William Noble, surgeon on board the ship of, , , . 100 

Doecke Nessels sails with, 286 

Bled, Nicholas, power of attorney from, Ill, 180 

Blommert, Adriaen, licensed to sail with the ship Prince Maurice to New Netherland, II, 220 

bond of, 222 

about to sail to Barbadoes, Ill, 180, 181 

master of the ship Court of Cleves, 245 

Boecker, James, III,*108 

Boer, Hans, a legacy to, II, 228, 247 

Boessel, Hattys, Ill, 180, 181 

Bogaert, Cornells Willemsen, Ill, 148 

Bogaert, surgeon Haermanus Mynderts van den, his evidence regarding the 

conduct of Mrs. Bescher, I, 42 

security for Claus Comelissen S wits, 44 

will of, 48 

mentioned, 184, 268, 320 

empowers Carcl Looten to collect money due bim as surgeon of the Eendracht, 230 

sells his interest in a house and plantation on Manhattan Island, II, 35 

husband of Jelisje Claes, empowers Simon Jansen to collect money 49 

mentioned, 167 

commissary, testifies to an assault committed by the Raritan Indians, , 354 

commissary at Fort Orange, acquires an interest in the privateer La Garce, 378 

testifies regarding the conduct of fiscal van Dyck, 381 

Jan Labatie marries the widow of, Ill, 77 

his property in New Amsterdam sold, 115 



12 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Bogarclus, Anna, draws up her petticoat a little in order to avoid soiling it, as the 

road was muddy, I, 5G, 57 

leases the Bogardus farm to Evert Pels Ill, 387 

(See Jans, Anna) 
Bogardus, Rev. Everardus, Andries Hudde mortgages his properly at Achtervelt, to, I, 30 

evidence of, as to property stolen from the public store, 32 

evidence as to language used by Anthony Jansen, in regard to, 52 

evidence of Lysbet Dircks, in the case of, 53 

accused of perjury, 54 

further evidence in the case of Anthony Jansen and, 55, 56, 57, 61 

mentioned, 65, 66, 83, 248 

sells the property of Hcndrick de Foreest deceased, 67 

testifies to words passed between Philip de Truy and Grietje Reyniers, 89 

house built for, 93 

married to the widow of RoulofF Jansen, 109, 356 

empowers Hendrick van Vorst to collect money in Holland, 109 

leases plantation &c., to Richard Brudenell, 129 

releases his claim to a part of Achtervelt, 175 

Jacobus van Curler assigns a claim in Holland to, 304 

becomes security for David Provoost 316 

guardian of the minor children of Cornells van Vorst, : . . . 321, 272 

power of attorney to Wouter van Twiller from, 256 

note of Jacobus van Curler to, 319 

Hendrick Pieterscn leases land adjoining, 338 

empowers Wouter van Twiller to collect a debt, II, 7 

leases Domines Hook to Robert and Mark Menloss, 32 

marriage contract of Annetje Jans, and 86 

guardian of widow Bartram, 42 

leases land to Rufus Barton, 53 

mentioned, 58, 110, 138, 181 

leases his bouwery to Richard Fowler, 75 

receipt for 300 guilders due him by Jan Laurensen, 144 

Capt. Underbill threatens, 177 

empowered to settle estate of late wife of Abraham Jacobsen 230 

promissory note of Andries Hudde to, 371 

minister at New Amsterdam, 316 

power of attorney to, 411 

Annetie Janpen, widow of, Ill, 148 

deceased, 209 

his farm rented to Evert Pels, 887 

Bogardus, W., Ill, 403 

Bol, Jan Claesen, II, 340 

captain of the Princess, 381 

Bonds for ships sailing from New Amsterdam, Ill, 226, 227 

for goods shipped on board the Bontekoe, 333 — 339 

Booghardij, Haniianus A , II, 7, 85 

(See Bogaert, Harman.) 

Books belonging to the late Jonas Bronc, titles ot, II, lOg 

Boor, Cornells the, 11, 337 

Boore, Isaac, II, 307, 308 

Boomstra, Gertrude, widow of Hendric de Foreest, married to Andries Hudde, I, 251, 253 
Boomstra, Peter Wybrantsen, empowered to collect money in Holland for Andries 

Hudde, I, 301, 303 



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TAOE. 

Boot, Dirck Claesen, promissory note of, II, 299 

promissory note to Sander Leendcrsen and \Vm. Teller from 304, 305 

brings a prize to New Amsterdam, Ill, 116 

indebted to Sander Leendcrlsen, 119 

and to William Tailler, 130 

Boot, Nicolaes AVillomsen, agrees to plant the land of Andries Hudde, I, 259 

contract to build a house for, II, 13 

obtains goods from the public store and sends tUem to Virginia, CO 

clears land for Michel Picet, 86 

Booth, Humphrey, Ill, 363 

Bordingh, Claes Claesen, Ill, 47, 149 

dissolves partnership with Aryaen Jansen, 76 

power of attorney from, 213 

Borlemgcn, George, engages to serve Tennis Cray, I, 164 

Borsum, Cornelis van, power of attorney from his brotlier Egbert to, II, 304, 393 

Borsum, Egbert van, his evidence on the homicide of Gsrrit Jansen, I, 40 

■witnesses an instrument, 51 

testifies to immodest language used by Grietje Reyniers, 55 

Anna Hendricx, -wife of, 278 

master of the yacht Prince William, II, 171 

power of attorney from, 204, 393 

evidence of, as to an assault on Cataline Trico, 245 

purchases house and lot near the Capske, Manhatten Island, 387 

testifies that Corneli, Melyn had stated at New Haven that the States General 

were surprised that the English had not hung Director Stuyvesant, Ill, 93 

leases the Ferry, 323 

resident of Now Amsterdam, 340 

empowers Capt. Jacob to collect money in Boston 363 

Borsum, Jan van, father of Egbert, II, 204 

Bos, Jan Willemsen, powers of attorney to, II, 326, 327 

constructs a house for Dirck Ilolgersen, 328 

Bosschaerdt, Jan Jansen, Ill, 368 

Boston, ship Amandare sold to parties at, II, 347 

ship Great Gerrit at, 347 

Jan Domer gives a promissory note to Jeremy Clerk at, 358 

pork sold for salt deliverable at, 364 

Cornelis Melyn encourages the English of, to expect free passage to Fort Orange, III, 94 

iron imported into New Amsterdam from, 118 

Botjes, Jochem Ill, 3 

Boulieu, Augustyn, Ill, 181 

Bout, Cornelis Mauritsen, testifies that N. Coorn ordered Govert Loockmany to strike 

his flag when passing Bcren island, and that the latter refused to do so, II, 198 

affidavit of, Ill, 56 

Bout, Jan Evertsen, threatens to shoot the fiscal, I, 45 

note of, for 250 guilders, 57 

leases the bouwery at Pavonia, 58 

purchases mares from director Van Twillcr, 98 

house built in Pavonia for, 93 

abuses Gillis de Voocht, 208 

hires cows from director Kieft, 238 

security for Huyc Aertsen, 303 

mentioned, IT, 164 

impowers Isaac Allerton to sell ship St. Peter, II, 248 

impowers J. J. Damen to sell his share of the St. Peter, 353 



14 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

rAGB, 

Bout, Jan Evertsen. — Continued. 

testifies that the Indians declare they did hum J. P. Kuyter's house, , 253, 254 

sells ship St. Peter 262 

about to sail for Holland ; will of, Ill, 155 

power of attorney from, 15G 

(See Etersen, Jan) 
Bouweries. (Sec Manhattan.) 

Bouwersen, Jacob, purchases the grain sowed on Bouweries So. 5 and 6, II, 16 

Bowensen, Jacob, discharged the service of Wm. Winckelman, II, 19 

note of, 36 

Boyer, Alexander, Ill, *80, *86, *96, 142 

letter of, to Director Stuyvesant on the state of affairs at the South River,. .*98, *100, *101 

assaulted by Swens Schoete, the Swedish lieutenant, *103 

Indian deed to, *107 

power of attorney from, 123 

Susanna de Truy advances goods to, 207 

assigns a claim against the W. I. Company to Cornelis Jacobsen Steenwyck, .... 370 

Brackoenje, Aeltje I, 121 

mother of Lambert Cornelissen, II, 34 

widow of Cornells Lambertsen Cool 159 

settlement on her children, 160 

Brants, Gerritje, daughter of Brant Peelen, II, 127 

Brants, Guert, son of Brant Peelen, II, 126 

Brants, Lysbet, daughter of Brant Peelen, II, 126 

Brazil, John Cock serves in, I, 237 

Adam Brouwer serves in, II, *249 

(See Marinham.) 

Brazilian women, bronglit to the Manhattans, II, 402 

Bredenbent, William, deputy sheriff, assaulted, I, 27, 172 

mentioned, II, 219 

under sheriff, 249, *249, 254, 255 

testifies that Ab'm Plancke had paid Hendric Rocsen, 259 

Breet, Simon Jansen, II, 398 

Breisto. (See Brewster.) 

Brent, Foulke, II, 142 

Brent, John, II, 73 

Breser, Herry, acquires the Jiouse and land of Philip de Truy, Ill, 89 

sells land on Long Island to Cornelis de Potter, 268 

lives near the Ferry, 292, 294 

resides on Long Island, 305 

mortgages his house and lot on Manhattan Island, 340 

Breuckelen, Jan Teunissen schout of, II, 312, 313 

Cregier Pischer and Garret Leers hire land at 335 

Hans Lodowyc absconds from, Ill, 59 

Cornelis Dircksen Hooglant sells land near the ferry of, 292, 294 

Wamaer Wessels farms the tavern keeper's excise of, 347 

Jan Cornelissen Damen purchases a house and land in, 300 

{See Ferry ; Mereyckkaicick.) 

Breuckelen, Annetje van .' I, 100 

Brewery on Manhattan Island, I, 93 

In New Amsterdam leased, II, 91 

Brewster, Francis, 11, 295 

Brewster, Jonathan, promissory note of, II, 388 

Brewster, Joseph, receipt of, II, 295 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 15 

PAGE 

Brey, Carsten, I, 162 

Breyley, Peter, rents a house and plantation from Tlios. Bescber, I, 212 

releases Abraham Newman from payment of tobacco, in case they dissolve part- 
nership, 317 

leases land on Manhattan Island, 2G3 

Bricks and tiles imported from Holland, II, 1 

Bridnell, Richard, resides at Mespachtes, Ill, 210, 211 

(See Brudnell.) 

Briel, Touchyn, II, 99, 100 ; III, 245 

Brint, Walter, II, 83 

Brissel, William I, 75 

Broebergen, Hans, Ill, 280 

Broeckhuysen, Marius van, note of, II, 157 

Broen, Jannetje, sells her house to Isaac Allcrton, II, 210 

Broen, Thomas, rents David Provoost's plantation on Manhattan Island,' I, 223 

and others, lease land near Bestevaer's cripple bush on Manhattan Island, 3G3 

corporal, testifies that Dirck Cornelissen took away his (Broen's) hat whilst on 

guard, II, 100 

Isaac Allerton purchases the house of, 210 

sells his house and lot to Jan Jansen Damen, Ill, 8 

prevented building on the Schuylkill, *94 

mentioned, *108, 185 

Broensen, Peter Ill, 190 

Bronc, Jacob, I, 183 

Bronck, Jonas, loans money to Andries Hudde, &c., I, 1G7 

leases plantations and cattle to settlers, 169, 185 

inventory of the j)er3onal property of the widow of, II, 108 

Bronck, Peter, II, 110 

will of, 153 

Bronck, Peter Jonassen, power of attorney from, II, 297 

Brooklyn. (See Breuckelen.) 

Broughton, Thomas, purchases ship Amandare, II, 347 

acknowledges receipt of ship Amandare, 364 

Brouwer, Adam, purchases a house and lot on Manhattan Island 11, 349 

witness, 352 

impowers Geurt Servasen to collect money due him, *249 

serves in Brazil, power of attorney from, 294 

Brouwer, Jan I, 64 

master of the ship Eendraeht, 330 

Brown, John, of Salem, Ill, 393, 394 

Browne, Francis, account of, Ill, 12 

Brown, William, purchases Surgeon Bogaert's interest in a plantation on Manhattan 

Island, II, 35 

Brudnell, Richard, rents a plantation, &c., from Rev. Mr. Bogardus, I, 126 

note of, to Nicholas White, 170 

(See Bridnell.) 

Brugge, Carel van, certifies as to sourness of certain wine in store, I, 144 

supercargo on board the West India Raven, 158 

commissary and member of the council at Curacao, II, 340 

promissory note of, 341 

w itness, 342,344, 346, 304 

at Curacao Ill, 13 

vice-commander at Fort Orange, serves a notice on Brant van Slechtenhorst 63, 65 

serves a summons on Brant van Slechtenhorst, Ill, 80 



16 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Brugge, Carel van. — Gontinued. 

mentioned, 133, 193, 244, 245, 265, 335 

secretary of the Council, 317, 319, 320 

becomes security for John Gray, 329 

Brusge, Giles van, power of attorney to, II, 15, 31 

Brugge, -Johannes Pietersen, goods on board the Bontekoe for, Ill, 242 

(See Verbrugge.) 

Bruyn, Francis, tobacco belonging to, sold in Ireland, II, 355, 353, 401 

serves in Curacao, 401 

Bruynsen, Peter, protest against, II, 403 

power of attorney to, Ill, 40 

Buildings and other public works constructed in New Netberland, in the time of 

"Wouter van Twiller, I, 91, 93, 93 

Bushell, Edward, Ill, 323, 324, 325 

Butler, Robert, his wife called a bad name, II, 431, 433 

Butter, rent of cows payable in, I, 10, 70, 135, 130, 154, 185, 310, 237, 338, 

289, 340, 241, 302, 322 ; II, 59, 330, 332 

Buys, Jan Cornells, nephew of Jan Jansen Damen, legacy to, Ill, 193 

mentioned, 253 

Buys, Marritje Leenders II, 413 

Bylevelt, Peter, occupied bouwery No. 3, I, 132 

C. 

Cael, Martin, master of the ship Love, " I, 80, 180, 230 

Caesar, Peter Italian, sells part of his land at the Walebocht, Ill, 363 

(See Alberto.) 

Calder, Joehim, hires land on Long Island from Dirck Ilolgersen, Ill, 109 

Calff, Claes Jansen, ships beavers to Holland, II, 376 

power of attorney to, • 371, 383 

testifies that Adam Roelantsen was thrown out of the tavern by order of Fiscal 

Van Byck 416 

Caljer, Jochem, I, 163 

(See Kalier.) 

Calo, Robert, II, 258 

Gamers, James, contracts to build a house for Nichs Willemsen Boodt, II, 13 

Campeachy, a Spanish vessel attacks a New Netherland privateer in the bay of, . . . Ill, 177 

Campen, Jan Classen van, governor of Curacao, ' II, 18, 44, 344 

(See Jansen, Jan) 

Cant, Jan Ilendricksen, , I, 27, 88, 254 

power of attorney from, II, 23 

deposition of, 54, 50 

substitutes ensign van Dyck as attorney in his place, 'J'3 

Capons, tenants bound to pay part of the rent in, I, 59, 87 

Capperson, Jeuriaen I, 163 

Cappito, Matthys, II, 377, 385, 408 

supercargo, power of attorney from, 409 

mentioned, Ill, 346 

Cardael, Ralph, contracts to build a tobacco house and make a plantation for 

William Adriansen, I, 307 

leases land (m Manhattan Island 263 

Carreman, Michel de, leases his house to Joseph d'Acosta, Ill, 402 

Carfifanger, Hendrick Jansen, his evidence as to what occurred in an expedition 

against the Indians, under the command of ensign van Dyck, II, 25 



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PAGE. 

Carribbean Islands, sliip Peartree chartered to go to, Ill, 348 

Carstensens, Claes, deposition of, II, 58 

John Forbes indebted to, for plantation on Long Island, 170 

mentioned, Ill, 103 

Cartense, Roeloflf, Ill, 383 

(See Karstenseii.) 

Caskuteeuw, particulars respecting the flatts on Long Island, called, I, 31 

David Provoost resides near, 301 

Cater, Claes, power of attorney to collect debts due to, II, 413 

money paid to Peter Janseu Cool by curators of estate of, 418 

mentioned, Ill, 216 

Cattle, rented on shares or on halves, I, 10, 13, 13, 14, 21, 50, 79, 124, 125, 135, 130, 139 

268, 269, 333 ; II, 75, 91, 112, 117, 133, 139, 375, 323 ; III, 173, 174, 203, 371, 387 

at Achtervelt, I, 30 

belonging to the estate of Hendrick de Forest, deceased, 67 

on the six bouweries on Manhattan Island, ■. . . 98 

imported into New Netherland, 237, 338, 240, 241, 245 

let out by the deacons of New Amsterdam, 368, 369 

goats rented on halves, 24 

contract to keep, for their milk, 31 

belonging to the estate of Hendrick de Forest 67 

contract to herd, on Manhattan Island, 233 

horses sent to New Netherland, 38 

price of 47 

pigs, tenants supplied with, 10, 21 

sheep, purchased bj' Director van Twiller, 98 

rented on halves, 138 

contract to deliver aoats, ." II, 17 

goats and pigs rented on halves, 33, 39, 129 

horses, cows, &c., rented on halves, 59 

oxen rented to Christopher Foster, 74 

price of a horse, 83 

goats killed by dogs, 98 

removed from the colonic of Achter Col, 145, 148 

nearly lost in the swamp near old Jan's land, 155 

hogs shot on Manhattan Island, : 168 

sent to Stamford on halves, 187 

rent of cows pa}'able in butter, Ill, 388 

belonging to J. J. Damen, 253 

Cattskill. (See Katskil.) 

Cayenne, David Pietersen de Vries, threatens to leave Cecero Pierre, a sailor, at, . . I, 73 

Celes, John, empowers Isaac Allerton to collect money, I, 215 

(See Seals.) 
Ceulen, Coenraet van, merchant of Amsterdam, empowered to collect money due 

Petronella Underhill, I, 191 

land on Manhattan Island belonging to, leased 263 

Jochem Pietersen Kuyter unable to send tobacco to, 293 

power of attorney to, H. 407 

Chambers, Thomas, engages to build a house for Jan Jansen Schepmoes II, 29 

Chandler, Samuel, accused of improper intimacy with Jlrs. Bescher, I, 43 

testifies that Hendrick [Jansen], the tailor, had said that the people ought to ship 

the Director [Kieft] off to Holland, II, 107 

Charter of the yacht Wesel, I, 194 

of the ship Eykenboom, 239 

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18 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Charter of tlie ship Angel Gabriel, I, 309, 313 

of the ship , II, ■ 28 

of the ship Love, to go fiom New Haven to Barbadoes HI, 53 

of the ship Peartree, 348 

Chatterton, Michael, II, 35 

Cherry trees iu New Amsterdam, I, 119, 153 

Chimue3's, wooden, II, 11 

Chombai', Martlia, wife of Jan Manje, to remain in possession of his property, .... II, 176 

widow of Jan Manje, pays her daugliter's share of her late father's estate, 185 

marries Peter Linde, 197 

Christiaensen, Lourens, II, 340 

Christman, (Kristman), Andries Johannes, supercargo of the ship Court of Cleves, III, 345 

mentioned, 262, 264 

clerk of the council, 289--304, 307, 319 

Church, a, built in New Amsterdam, I, 92 

built of wood and in want of repair, Ill 

contract for the erection in New Amsterdam of a stone, II, 31 

Cities in Holland, rights of, Ill, 72, 73 

Claes, Aoltje, daughter of Claes Sybrantsen, 11,127 

daughter of Marrilje Peters, power of attorney to collect money for, 192 

Claes, Bastiaentje, Ill, 353 

Claes, Jannitje, widow of Urbanus Snyersen, power of attorney from, Ill, 51 

Claes, Jelisje, wife of surgeon Bogaert, 11, 49 

Claes, Maretie, wife of Jacob Tysen, Ill, 197 

Claesen, Abbe, power of attorney from, Ill, 399 

Claesen, Claes, goods ou board the Bontekoe for, HI, 338 

Claesen, Cornells, from Weverven, deceased, I, 121 

Claesseu, Cornells, gunner of the ship Fire of Troy, I, 163 

Claesen, Cornells, II, 113 ; III, 166 

(See Switz.) 

Claesen, Dirck, son of Pietertje Heertjes, legacy to Ill, 331 

Claesen, Frans Ill, 245 

Claesen, Hendric, I, 316 

Claesen, Isebrant, II, 178 

testifies in regard to firing on G. Loockerman's sloop when passing Beren Island, . . 324 

Claesen, Jacob, Ill, *101 

Claesen, Jan, I, 63, 316 

from Meppel, marries the widow of Jan Tomassen Mingael, II, 73 

(See Alteras.) 

Claesen, Jan, froniBellicmen, legacy to, II, 350 

Claesen, Jan, from Belchum, sells the Malle Smitsberg to Elcke Jansen, Ill, 75 

Claesen, Jan, of Coedyk, impowered to receive a legacy for Mrs. Megapolensis, III, 354 

Claessen, Jaspar, II, 419 

Claessen, Peter, engaged to fodder the cattle of Director Stuyvesant, Ill, 373 

Claesen, Sibout, (Sybolt), leases the saw-mill on Nooten Island, I, 193 

empowers his brother, at Hoorn, to collect money, 316 

mentioned, II, 4, 154 

indebted to Cornells Lambertsen Cool, 188 

power of attorney from, Ill, 41, 140 

power of attorney to, 133 

sells a lot in New Amsterdam to Peter Cock, 137 

sells a house to Joost Te.jnissen, 141 

about to sail for Holland, 161 

gives bonds for goods on board the E outekoe, 241 



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PAGE. 



Claesen, Simon, I, 308 

Claesen, Sybrant, son of Clacs Sybrantsen, II, 127 

Clarke, Captain Ill, 53 

Clark, Raiph, Ill, 123 

Claught .u, James, I, 348 

Claver, Captain, _ '. I, 248 

Clergymen. (See Ministers.) 

Cleric, Jeremy, releases Jan Domer from payment of a note given hj the latter,. ... II, 358 

Cleyr, George, promissory note of II, 303 

bond to, 303 

Clock, Abraham, contracts to build a barn for Mr. Wiuckelman, II, 14 / 

mentioned, Ill, 222 ' 

Clock, William, power of attorney from, Ill, 304 

{See Klock.) 

Clomp, Lambert, receives plank from Nan Beets, II, 56 

Clouff, Richard, II, 146 

testifies that Sir Edmund Ploeyden purchased a share of a vessel in Virginia, 203 

curator of the estate of Francis Lasle, 245 

power of attorney to, 429 

Clunen, Herbert, Ill, 384 

Cock, John, I, 161 

testamentary disposition of his effects, 336 

Cock, Feter, declaration of, I, 130 

testifies as to the impossibility o! visiting Aclitcr Col after it had been burnt by 

the Indians, II, 151 

purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, Ill, 137 

Cock, William, testifies that George Homs's wife called Robert Butlers's wife a bad 

name, II, 431 

Cocxsel, Robert, receives money from Isaac Allerton, II, 404 

Coe, Robert, goes security for Thomas Broughton, II, 365 

Coelen, Cornells Jansen, II, 147 

empowers director and council to remove cattle from Achter Col, 149 

mentioned, 150, 151 

Mr. Winckelman attaches power of attorney given by, 151 

Coen, Adriaen Dircksen, from Maersen, assistant commissary, power of attorney 

from, II, 293 

partner in privateer La Garce, 333, 334 

understands the language of the Minquaas, 309 

part owner of the privateer La Garce, Ill, 116 

mentioned, 163 

conti-act to build a house for, 195 

Coenraetsen, Cornells, master of the ship Prince, power of attorney from, Ill, 130 

master of the ship Flower of Gelder, 383 

Coerbrander, Syinon, aflSdavit of, II, 370 

Coerten, Geurt, leases Van Twiller's bouwery, II, 331 

mentioned, Ill, 409 

Coeymans, Coenraet, II, 156 

merchant at Amsterdam, Director Kieft pays money due to, 193 

Cogelyn, Daniel, I, 49 

Coggen, John, II, 372 

Cogswell. (See Cocxsel.) 

Cohen, Jacob, bond of, Ill, 403 

weight of tobacco belonging to, 404 

Coins, denominations of I, 373, 376 



20 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Colet, Peter, purchases Adriaen Pietersen's lumse and plantation, II, 138 

CoUen, Tick, receipt from, Ill, 14 

Collins, William, II, 373 

Cone}' Island, Lady Moody's hogs on, II, 143 

Conn-nok, Thomas de, I, 80 

testities thalTie and other soldiers were sent by Jochem Pietersen [Kuyter] to 

the Manhattans, II, 303 

Contract of 

^ Wouter van Twiller, to furnish settlers with cows and other cattle I, 12, 14, 21, 24 

Audries Hudde, to send Hans Hansen eight men from Holland to work on his 

plantation on Manhattan Island, 22 

Tymen Jansen, to pay Skipper Clacsen for anise, 35 

Jan Jacobsen, to furnish Hendrick Harmensen with cows, 50 

Richard Pitsert, to fence plantation, build a tobacco house, and plant tobacco for 

Thomas Sanders, 101 

Gysbert Rycken with John Jacobsen, to cultivate a farm, 105 

Director Kieft, to furnish settlers with cows and sheep, 134, 135, 187 

Isaac Abrahamsen, to serve Tliomas Sanders, 157 

George Borlemghen, to serve Tennis Cray, 164 

Anthonj' Jansen, from Salee, to paj' rent for land on Long Island, 179 

Juriaen (Hendricks) from Ossenbrugge and Peter Wolphertsen, to build a barn for 

Thomas Hall, 187 

George Homs and Thomas Hall, to commence a plantation at Deutel Bay, on 

Manhattan Island, 193 

Cicero Alberto and Peter Montfoort, to make a plantation, build ahouse, &c., 196, 313, 335 

David Provoost, to purchase Indian corn, 198 

Christofel Laurens and Ralph Cardael, to make a plantation and build a tobacco 

house 807 

Barent Dircksen and Cornells Claesen Switz, to exchange horses, 315 

> Claes Gro:n and Peter Lieresen, to herd goats on Manhattan Island, 333 

Nicolas Willems Boot, to cultivate Andries Hudde's land, 359 

John Hobsen and John Meris, to build houses, 387 

Jan Hendricks, to complete David Provoost's house, 301 

Huyck Aertsen, to pay butter and rye for the use of cattle, 302 

Peter Andriessen, to pay Philip de Truy for the use of a cow, 323 

Richard Lengh and Andrew Messinger, to furnish Director Kieft with 33,000 

staves, 325 

Jan Teunisen, to build a house for Adam Roelantsen, , II, 11 

James Caniers, to build ahou.se for Nicholas Willemsen Boodt, 13 

^ Peter Cornelissen and Abraham Clock, to b ild a barn for Johannes Winckelman, 14 
Nicholas Sloper, to fulfill the contract Gaorge Baxter mide with Jan Jansen 

Schepmoes, 17 

Thomas Chambers, to build a house for Jan Schepmoes 39 

Richard and John Ogden, to build a stone church in New Amsterdam, 31 

Robert and Mark Menloffs, to build a house at Domines Hook 32 

Walter Davel, to fence land of Tonis Cray 79 

Juriaen Hendricksen, a house at Olterspoor, gl 

Thomas Hall and Thomas Goodman, to fence land for Jan Damen, 184 

Juriaen Hendricksen, to build a house for Jan Damen, Ill 60 

and another for Adriaen Dircksen Coen, I95 

Jochem Pietersen Kuyter, with Peter Stuyvesant and others respecting the 

former's farm, 283 

Hans Pietersen, to serve Paulus van d .r Beecq, 353 

Hendrick Jansen Grever, to serve ensign Smith, 35g 



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Contract of— Coniiiined. 

Peter Claesen, to fodder director Stuyvesant's cattle at Amesfoort,. Ill, 373 

Hendrick Loest, to serve as a soldier for Jan the trunkmaker, 381 

(See Houses; Leases; Marriage Contracts.) 

Cooke, Robert, bound to Mr. Van Curler, II, 143 

Cool, Barent Jacobsen, master of the yacht Amsterdam, 11,171 

arrives in New Netherland, 340 

Cool, Cornells Lambertsen, ■ I, 47 

testifies to the character of Grietje Reyniers, 90 

rents cows from the director-general Kieft, 135 

purchases the plantation of Thomas Bescher, 137 

obtains a .patent for the same, 128 

joins his brother-in-law in a plantation, 18C 

deceased II, 159 

his daughter married to Gerrit Wolphertsen, 159 

settlement on children of, 160 

demands payment for board from Sibout Claesen, 188 

Cool, Hendrick Jansen II, 399 

Cool, Peter Jansen, 11, 899_ 403 

acknowledges receipt of moneys from curators of Claea Cater's estate 418 

mentioned, . ..: Ill, 149 

(See Lambertsen) 

Cooper, Jan, wounds another man, II, 285 

Cooper, 'William, the, II, 95 

(See Adiiaenseu, William.) 

Coorn, Nicholas, attempts to purloin dulfels, I, 70 

supercargo of the ship Neptune, 360 

mentioned II, 63 

forbidden to build a fort on Beren Island, 174 

his answer, 175 

evidence of, regarding a disturbance created by John Underbill at the tavern of 

Philip Gerrittsen, 1 76 

discharges Ishart Claesen and Harman Arentsen, 186 

hires a negro girl as servant, 193 

orders Govert Lookmans to strike his flag when passing Beren Island, 198 

fires at the sloop on refusing to strike, 199, 324 

sued by Govert Lookmans for damages 307 

testifies in regard to the locality of a gold mine, 271 

empowers Claes Jansen Calff to receive inheritance in Holland for, 383 

mentioned, Ill, 143 

Coral captured by privateer La Garce, II, 50 

Corlear, , I, 63, 65 

(See Curler.) 

Corlear's Hook, Indian name of, I, 253 

Cornells, Aeltje, wife of Gerrit Wolphertsen, II, 159 

widow of Gerrit Wolphertsen, married to Elbert Elbertsen, 317 

Cornells, Annetje, II, 388 

Cornells, Steventje, wife of Claes Jansen Calff, beavers shipped to, II, 376 

Cornelissen, , from Rotterdam, his widow leases her plantation, II, 91 

Comelissen, Albert, affidavit of, II, 19 

wheelwright, hires himself to Cosyn Gerritsen, 133 

his receipt for money due by the proprietors of the Colonie of Achter Col, 150 

takes Jan Jansen as an apprentice, Ill, 63 

mentioned 178, 361 



32 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Comelissen, Albert. — Continued. 

purchases a lot in the Smith's Valley, New Amsterdam, 315 

(See Wantenaar.) 

Cornelissen, Ariaen, I, 38, 162 

Cornelissen, Claes, from Amsterdam, seaman, I, 162 

Cornelissen van Schou, Claes, testifies that Hendrick Pietersen was drunk when he 

purchased a farm, , I, 236 

Comelissen, Claes, wheelwright, surgeon Bogart sells his interest in the house 

and plantation occupied by II, 35 

Cornelissen, Cornelis, inventory of goods left by Aeltje Jansen in the house of, II, 309 

(See Backer; Swits.) 

Cornelissen , Comellis, boatswain of the ship Angel Gabriel, I, 227 

Cornelissen, Cornelis, of Amsterdam, arrival of, and power of attorney from, .... Ill, 258 

Cornelissen, Comellis, from Houten, II, 113 

testifies that Jochem Pietersen Kuyter permitted him and other soldiers to 

go to the Manhattans before the Indians had burned his house, 190 

mentioned, Ill, 200 

Comelissen, Cornells, from Utrecht, testifies that the Indians set fire to Jochem 

Pietersen's house, II, 172 

Cornelissen, Dirck, from Wensveen, 11, 24 

empowers Wouter van Twiller to collect money, 143 

deeds of land by, 278, 279 

leases land to Hendrick Pietersen, 281 

resides near Fort Amsterdam, 354 

promissor}^ notes to 361, 435 

husband of Marritje Jans, 411 

his widow empowers Messrs. Turck and Verbrugge to collect money due to, III, 23 

settlement of the estate of, 152 

Comelissen, Dirck, carpenter, I, 93, 249 

takes corporal Broen's hat while the latter was on guard, II, 100 

creditor of Jacob J. Roy, Ill 

note in favor of, 158 

mentioned, 273 

Comelissen, Evert, declaration of, regarding property left by his brother, II, 159 

mentioned, 333 

Comelissen, Floris, boatswain's mate, II, 54 

depositions of, 55, 56 

Cornells, Feuweris, II, 65 

Comelissen, Gelyn, master of the ship Eyckenboom, charters for a voyage to 

Virginia, I, 289 

Comelissen, Gysbert, I, 161, 253 

power of attorney from, 189 

promissory note to, II, 299 

gives Trijntie Scherenbergh an order on the W. I. Company for his pay, Ill, 274 

Cornelissen, Hendrick II, 360 

(See Vcdckenburgh.) 

Comelissen, Jan, seaman, HI g 

Comelissen, Jan, son of Cornelis Jansen, bound apprentice to Hendrick Har- 

mansen, I 175 

Cornelissen, Jan, from Breukelen. (See Smith) 

Comelissen, Jan, from Gouwerarien, empowers his brother, Peter, to sell his property, I, 312 

Comelissen, Jan, from Hoorn, power of attorney from, II 419 

sells part of his lot to Albert Pietersen, HI §6 

survey thereof, gY 

mentioned, -^^q 



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PAGE. 

Cornelissen, Jan, from Rotterdam, evidence of, as to the death of Anthony Jansen's 

dog ■ I, 7 

visits Fatherland, 11 

occupied a plantation near Gouwanes, 137 

occupied a plantation on the North River adjoining that of Mr. Las\ej, 149 

aflSdavitof, II, 130 

Cornelissen, Lambert, gives a receipt for his share of his mothers' estate, II, 34 

mentioned, 389 

Cornelissen, Lambert, scheltes, Ill, 27 

Cornelissen, Laurens, (Louris), master of the ship Angel Gabriel, I, 308 

chartered for a voyage to Amsterdam, 309, 313 

sells his house to Frederick Lubbertsen, II, 101 

his receipt for payment in part of the above house, 116 

declaration respecting property left by, 159 

receives money from Director Kieft for P. Gabry & Sons, 193, 205 

master of the ship Maid of Euckhuysen, sells oil and lace to C. Melyn and wife,. . 195 

Hellegond Joris acquits him of being the father of her child, 196, 201 

his pilot ill-treats the supercargo 197 

never spoke disrespectfully of Director Kieft, 200 

(See Wei.) 

Cornelissen, Peter, tavern keeper, at Amsterdam, I, 249 

Cornelissen, Peter, carpenter, contracts to build a barn for Mr. Winckelman, II, 14, 72 

empowered to sell Andries Hudde's plantation on Long Island, 431 

power of attorney from, Ill, 18 

conveys a lot to Jacob Hendricksen Kip, 208 

Cornelissen, Peter, from Cadoele, agreement between Tielman Wilkins and,.,. Ill, 83, 84 

gunner of the ship Prince of Denmark, 88 

power of attorney from, 105 

authority to collect money from, 318 

Cornelissen, Peter, of Gouweriaen, I, 312 

Cornelissen, Peter, from Munickedam, I, 113 

Cornelisen, Peter, from Rotterdam, Jan Duytse bound to, I, 248 

deacon of the church at New Amsterdam, 208, 269 

Cornelissen, Tunis, purchases land at Amesfoort, II, 363 

Cornelissen, Thomas, I, 353 

Cornelissen, William, I, 162 

Corsen, Arent, charters the ship Eyckenboom, I, 289 

empowers Govert Loockermans to collect accounts from David Provost, II, 48 

from Amsterdam, testifies to alleged ill treatment of Cornells Groesen, 197 

and that he never heard Laurens Cornelissen speak disrespectfully of Dr. Kieft,. . 200 

purchases the Schuylkill, Ill, *94 

Corsen, Dirck, succeeded by Jacobus van Curler, as Commissary of Cargoes, I, 32 

mentioned, II, 142 

(See /Stem.) 

Corteljau, Jacques, surveyor, Ill, 405, 407, 409 

Cortland. (See Stevensen, Oloff.) 

Coster.Willem, II, 90 

indebted to Jan Laurens, 141 

Coster, Willem Cornelissen, murdered by Wappinger Indians, II, 134 

Costverlooren. (See Jacobsen, Jacob^ 

Cotton exported from New Amsterdam, Ill, 99, 100 

Couwenhoven, Jacob Wolphertsen van II, 5 

sells half a sloop for Govert Loockemans, 208, 229 

mentioned, 292, 318, 334, 375, III, 23, 205 



24 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Couwenhoven, Jacob, Wolphertsen, van. — Continued. 

power of attorney to, 104, 109, 139 

part owner of the privateer La Garce, Ill, 116 

guardian of Dircli Cornelissen's widow, 152 

bond of, 221 

goods on board the Bontekoe for, 239 

curator of tlie estate of J. J. Damen, 247 

becomes security for Cornells Hendriclisen 346 

owns a house in New Amsterdam, 403 

Couwenhoven, Jan Gerritsen van, Ill, 408 

Couwenhoven, Peter Wolphertsen van, curator of Claes Jansen's estate, sells a lot 

to skipper Tomassen, Ill, 150 

and receives . payment, 152 

purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, 301 

schepen of New Amsterdam, 406, 407 

(See Oerritsen; WolpJierUen.) 
f'ows. (See Cattle) 
Cramer, Baltazar, merchant of Dublin, Director Kieft advances money to the son of, II, 57 

Cray, Teunis, engages George Borlemgen as a servant, I, 164 

acquires land at Fort Hope, 199 

witnesses a protest, 229 

leases cattle from director Kieft 240 

empowered to collect money due Frans Joosen, II, 50 

indebted to John Jenny, 64 

contract to fence land of, 79 

from Venlo, complains that dogs kill his goats, 98 

hogs of Peter van de Linde destroy the crops of, 136 

rents Michel Fleet's bousein New Amsterdam, '. 137 

sells a house and lot to Cornells Teunissen, Ill, 186 

Crazy Smith's Hill, Manhattan Island, "why so called, Ill, 75 

Criegier, Frans, Ill, 340, 343, 346 

Crigier, Martin, II, 139 

ships beaver to Holland, 206 

Sergeant Martin All bequeaths bis house and lot to, 255 

partner in privateer La Garce 823 

tavern keeper 381 

agent of Messrs Tysseu and Schroeder, Ill, 100 

part owner of the frigate La Garce, 116 

late sergeant, power of attorney from, 130 

Crioole, Clara, conveys a lot near the Kolck to Simon Joosten, Ill, 205* 

Cristiaensen, Laurens, serves at Marinbam, II, 397 

Crol, Antoni, II, 141 

will of, 232, 301 

agrees to contribute to the support of Cornells Doele, 233 

witness, 234 

part owner of the privateer La Garce 277 

goods left in the hands of Philip Jansen by, on bis departure for Holland, 298 

Philip Jansen Ringo bequeaths his property to, 300 

mentioned, 331 

about to sail for Holland, power of attorne}' from, Ill, 163 

Crol, Bastiaen Jansen, power of attorney to, , I, 104 

mentioned, U, 42, 45, 46 

Crommegou, Govert Loockmans trades at the Ill, 56 

Rochbou, chief of, 57 



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i 

PAGE. 

Cryger, Dominicus, testifies that the ship St. Peter brolie bulli at the Bermudas, ... II, 350 

Curacao, ship Neptune bound from New Netherland to, I, 360 

ship Angel in distress puts into New Netherland on her voyage to, 30H 

Lieut. Jan Bartram serves in, II, 18 

officers of the government at, 18 

Jan Bartram, Lieutenant-Commandant in, 43, 44 

Michel Keyser serves in 62 

Paulus van der Beeke serves in, 21." 

Elke Jansen serves in, .' 282 

Isaac Boore serves in, II, 307, 308 

supplied vrith provisions, &c., by the ship Arms of Amsterdam, 337 

names of the council at, 340 

Jan Claesen van Campen, director of, 344 

ship Neptune sails from 355 

tobacco sold in Ireland, belonging to freemen of, 856, 401 

Jacob Loper serves in, 366 

Domine Backers minister at, 389 

Francis Bruyn and John Porter serve in, 401 

accounts of soldiers at, HI, 12 

L. Rodenborch vice-director at, 13 

ship Swol at, 39 

John of Leyden serves at, 133, 158 

Peter Hansen serves at, 164 

Jacob Looper serves at, 166 

ship Peartree chartered for a voyage to 348 

ship Abraham's Sacrifice about to sail from New Amsterdam to, 351 

ship Charles sails for, 401 

Curler (Corlear), Arendt van, I, 348, 377 

guardian of Widow Bartram, II, 43 

indebted to Jan Hendricksen Cant, 72 

leases a bouwery etc., to Thomas Spicer, 123 

Robert Cooke bound to, 142 

mentioned, 145 

draws on the owners of the ship arms of Renserlaerswyck in favor of Jan Jansen 

Damen, 226 

empowered to settle Michel Jansen's account, 230 

empowers Dirck van Schelluyne to coUect rent from Thomas Spicer, Ill, 334 

Johannes van TwUler becomes security for a judgment against, 341 

Curler, Jacobus van, leases his bouwery on Manhattan Island to Claes , ... I, 13 

conveys his flat on Long Island Mr. Van Twiller, 31 

affidavit of, in regard to goods stolen from the public store, 32 

declares that Mrs. Bogardus drew up her petticoat a little in order to avoid the 

mud, 66 

Mr. La Montague boards with, 66 

discovers Nicholas Coorn in the act of taking some duffels, 70 

Claes Comelissen Swits leases the bouwery of, 77 

testifies to abusive language applied to Anthony Jansen's wife, 86 

purchases a mare from Director Van Twiller, 98 

sells his bouwery on Manhattan Island to C. Van Tienhoven, 123 

bouwery No. 5, occupied by, ". 134 

certifies that certain wine in the public store is sour, 144, 146 

delivers supplies to the ship West India Raven, 158, 159 

witnesses papers 170, 199, 251, 252 

power of attorney from, 304 

4 



26 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Curler, Jacobus van. — Continued. 

assigns money in Holland to the^Rev. Mr. Bogardus, 304 

certifies that Mr. de Vries shipped beaver in 1639 to Holland, 230 

rents his plantation on the East river, 253 

about to visit Holland, ". 254 

mortgages his house and plantation, 318 

note of, to Rev Mr. Bogardus for 363 guilders, 319 

Wouter van T wilier empowered by Rev. Mr. Bogardus to collect a debt from, II, 7 

borrows beaver skins, HI, 131 

mentioned, 196, 263 

guardian of J. J. Damen's widow, 244, 350 

sells Corlaer's Hook to William Beeckman, 300 

power of attorney from, 327 

(See Gorlear.) 

Currency, pieces of eight, Ill, 231 

Custom, Dutch purchaser of a lot to treat the company to half a barrel of beer, .... H, 154 

when renouncing one's right of inheritance, Ill, 162 

Custom House at New Amsterdam, clearances from, Ill, 326, 327 

Cuvillje (Cevelyn), Ariaentje, settlement made by her on her children, I, 8 

marries Jan Jansen Damen 9, 171 

widow of J. J. Damen, appoints her guardians, Ill, 244 

CuvDlje Jan, I, 312 

Cuyn, Albert, a soldier, I, 264, 379 

sells his house and lots on Manhattan Island to Messrs. Allerton and Loockermans, II, 114 

Cuyper, Cornells Jansen, brother of Jan Jansen Damen, Ill, 199 

Cuyper, Dirck Jansen, hires Cornells van Ruyven's bouwery at Midwout, Ill, 374 

leases the Rev. Mr. Megapolensis's bouwery at Midwout, 376 

Cuyter, Lyntie, wife of Jochem Pietersen, Ill, 154 

(See Kuyter.) 

D. 

Daerlingh, Auyn (Owen ?) I, 162 

Dalen, Jacobus van, leases Director Stuveysants bouwery at Amesfoort, HI, 384 

Damen, Comelis Jansen, Ill, 199 

Damen, Hendrickie Jansen, HI, 199 

Damen, Jan Comelissen, purchases land and a house in Breuckelen, HI, 360 

Damen, Jan Jansen, leases two tracts of land in Manhattan Island, I, 1 

obtains a patent for said land, 2 

certifies to goods damaged on board the Dolphin, 5 

marries Ariaentje Cuvillje, widow of Gulyn Vinge, 9 

throws his wife's daughter out of doors, 28 

empowers Cornells van Tienhoven to manage his affairs during his absence, 34 

pays Cornelis van Tienhoven his wife's sJiare of her father's estate, 171 

his bond as guardian of Jan van Vorst, 218 

Adam Roelantsen's crop damaged by, 291 

guardian of Jan van Vorst, 303 

purahases land from Maryn Adriacnsen, 307 

Jan van Vorst gives him a receipt in full as his guardian, 311 

Hendric Pietersen leases land adjoining, 323 

mentioned, II, 15, 67, 373, 310, 333, 399 

renders an award of the value of improvements made on Hog Island, 60 

purchases land In the Smith's Valley from Maryn Adriacnsen, 70 

receipt for purcliase monej' of said land, 71 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 37 

PAGE. 

Damen, Jan Jansen. — Continued. 

wounds PhOip Geraerdy, 99 

bond of, 103 

mortgage of Paulus Hook to, 104 

note of Evert Pels to; 120 

lends money to the agent of the proprietor of Achter Col, 149 

supplies wheat for the ship Black Raven, 136 

note of Mauris van Brockhuysen to, 157 

contract to fence land for, 184 

lends money to Elbert Elbertsen, 189 

pays Maryn Adriaensen's wife for land he purchased from her husband, 189 

receipt for the purchase money of a lot purchased by Maryn Adriaenseu, from,,. . 190 

empowered to sell grain belonging to Cornells Masen, 194 

furnishes supplies to the ship Arms of Rensselaerswyck 3i7 

delivers wheat to Hans Hansen and George Rapalje, 235, 236 

empowers Isaac Allerton to sell ship St. Peter, 248 

empowered to sell Jan E. Bout's share in the ship St. Peter, 253 

sells ship St. Peter, 202 

partner in the frigate La Garce, 32^ 

mentioned, Ill, 61 

power of attorney to,. . . ., Ill 

part owner of the privateer La Garce, 116 

owns a g;irden on the great Highway, New Amsterdam, 137 

will of, 198 

names of the the brothers and sisters of, 199 

purchases the Company's bouwery for director Stuyvesant, 205 

deceased, 244 

his executors give Jan Vinge a lot in New Amsterdam, 276 

Mr. Van Dincklagen's property lies south of that of, 321 

Damen, Jan Klasen, promissory note to, IT, 70 

Damen Neeltie Jansen, Ill, 199 

Damen, Thomas, II, 337 

Damen, William Jansen, Ill, 199 

Davel, Walter, engages to fence Tennis Kray's land, II, 79 

Davitsen, David, complains that he has been assaulted by Hendric Pietersen, I, 74 

witnesses an inventory of goods in the public store, .... 180 

leases land on the Island of Manhattan, 263 

a soldier, IIT, *86, *100, *101,*104 

Indian deed to, *107 

owes money to Amoldus van Hardenbergh, 185 

promissory note of, 219 

draft on, 220 

Deaconry ; Deacons. (See New Amsterdam.) 
Deeds : 

Director Kieft to Abraham Isaaksen Planck for Paulus Hook, I, 17, 25 

Jacobus van Curler to Wouter van Twill er for one of the flats on Long Island,. . . 31 

Andries Hudde to Gerrit Wolphertsen for 50 morgens of land at Achtervelt, 35 

Edward Wilson to Francis Lasley for a plantation, 71 

Claes Comelissen Swits to Maryn Adriaensen for a plantation &c„ on the North 

river, 82 

Anthony Jansen van Vees to Barent Dircksen of a bouwery near Fort Amsterdam, 1 19 
Jacobus van Curler to Cornells van Tienhoven of a bouwery on Manhattan 

Island, opposite Vredendael, 122 

Thom.is Bescher to Cornelis Lambertsen Cool, of a plantation near Goiiwanes, L, I., 127 



INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 



Deeds. — Continued. 
Barent Dircksen to Gerrit Jansen, &c., of a plantation (Walensteyn) on Manhattan 

Island, 141 

Andries Hudde to Wolphert Gerritsen, of a house and garden at Achtervelt, L.I., 174 

Jacques Bentyn to William Adriaensen, of a tract of land to Gouwanes, 314 

Thomas Hall to George Homs, of a plantation at Deutel Bay, Manhattan Island, 357 
Cornells Jacobsen Stille to Lambert Huybertsen Mol, for a plantation on Long 

Island 288 

Jan Schepmoes to George Baxter and Walter Hartfoort, of a plantation, &c 304 

Hendrick Jansen to Maryn Adriaensen, of abouwery, &c., in New Amsterdam. . . 306 
Maryn Adriaensen to Jan Damen of the land last mentioned, situate in the 

Smith's Valley, in New Amsterdam, 307 

of settlement on the children of Annetje Jans, II, 37 

Adam Roelantsen to Ulrich Klein, of a house, 53 

Maryn Adriaensen to Jan Jansen Damen, of land in Smith's Valley, Manhattan 

Island, 70 

of settlement on the children of Jan Tomasen Mingael, 73 

Hendrick Jansen to William Adriaensen of a house, garden, and brew house,. . . 77 
Comelis Dircksen Hoochlant to Wm. Tomassen, of house, land, and the ferry on 

r Long Island, 89 

Jan Pietersen and Abram Rycken to Michel Picet, of their house on Manhattan 

Island, 96 

Laurens Comelissen to Fred'k Lubbertsen, of his house in the Smith's VaUey. . . 101 

of settlement by Gertrude Jacobs on her children, 103 

Albert Cuyn to Messrs. AUerton and Loockermans for house and lots on Manhat- 
tan Island, 114 

Jan Francis to Jan Jacobsen of a house and plantation on Manhattan Island, 130 

Gertje Nannincx to Cornells Melyn, of a house and lot in New Amsterdam, 209 

Jannetje Broen to Isaac Allerton, of a house in New Amsterdam, 310 

Jan Jacobsen to Lambert van Valckenburch, of a plantation on Manhattan Island, 310 
Hendi'ick Jansen to Burger Jorrissen, of house and and brewery on Manhattan 

Island, 215 

Rutgert Arentsen to Arent Reyniersen, of house and lot on Manhattan Island,. . . 335 

Burger Jorissen to Cornells Melyn, of a house and lot on Manhattan Island, 338, 239 

Thomas Willett to Comelis Teunissen, of house and lot near the public tavern 

at Manhattan Island, 241 

Hendrick Jansen, locksmith, to Adam Brower, of a house and lot on Manhattan 

Island, 249 

Jacob Jacobsen Roy to Comelis Arissen of half a lot on Manhattan Island, 366 

Dirck Volckertsen to Govert Aertsen, of house and lot on Manhattan Island, 373 

Govert Loockermans and Dirck Comelissen to William Goulder, of land on the 

East river, Manhattan Island, 378 

Govert Loockermans and Dirck Comelissen to George Cleer, of land on the East 

river, Manhattan Island, 279 

Volkert Evertsen lo Comelis Maersen, of a plantation on Manhattan Island, 306 

Peter Wolphertsen to Arnoldus van Hardenbergh, of a house and lot on Manhat- 
tan Island, 313 

Nicholas Stillwell to J. J. Schepmoes, of house and lot on Manhattan Island, 315 

Arenden Leendert to Tonis Nysen, of house and lot in Manhattan Island, 318 

Adam Roelantsen to Govert Aertsen, of house and lot in Manhattan Island, 321 

Gillis Pietersen to Sarah Hart, of house and lot near Fort Amsterdam, 359 

- Wolphert Gerritsen to Teunis Comelissen, for land at Amersfoort, 363 

Gillis Pietersen to Peter Ebel, of house and lots in New Amsterdam, 367 

Comelis Melyn to Jacob Loper, of house and lots in New Amsterdam 368 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 39 

rAGE. 

Deeds. — Continued. 
Jan Pietersen to Egbert van Borsum, of house and lot near Capske, Manhattan 

Island, 368 

Thomas Robertson to George Wilsey, of house and plantation at Flushing, 423 

Peter Linde to Elke Jansen, of a plantation on Manhattan Island, 430 

Thomas Broen to Jan Jansen Damen, of a house and lot in New Amsterdam, III, 8 

Peter van Linde sells his plantation to Simon Walingsen, 61 

Jan Cornelissen to Albert Petersen, of a part of a lot at Manhattan, 86 

Peter Laurensen to Hendrick Jansen, of a house and lot in New Amsterdam,. . . . 87 
Cornells Groesens to Lubertus van Dincklage, of a piece of land near the Com- 
pany's garden in New Amsterdam, 101 

bill of sale from John Forbus to Peter Jansen, of land on the East river, 103 

Indian, for a large tract of land on the South river, *107 

Luykas van der Liphorst to Thomas Hall for a plantation on Manhattan Island, 

formerly owned by Elcke Jansen and Thomas Sandersen, 114 

to Adriaen Keyser, of a lot on Manhattan Island formerly belonging to surgeon 

Bogaert, 115 

Adriaen Keyser to Evert Pels, of the preceding lot, 115 

Abraham Pietersen to Hendrick Egbertsen, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 124 

Hendrick Egbertsen to Dirck Bensich, of half the preceding lot, . . . . , 125 

Isaac de Foreest to "William Beeckman, of a piece of land on Manhattan Island,. . 126 

Cornells van Tienhoven to Abraham Plank, of a lot in the Smith's Valley, 127 

C. van Tienhoven to Dirck Volckcrtsen, for a lot in the Smith's Valley, 128 

0. van Tienhoven to Lambert Huybertsen Klomp, for a lot in the Smith's Valley, 123 
Jacob Jacobsen Roy to Abram Planck, for a house and garden, late the property 

of Jan Stevensen, 136 

Sybolt Claesen to Peter Cock, for a lot in New Amsterdam, 137 

Sybolt Claesen to Joost Teunissen, for a house and lot in New Amsterdam, 141 

Curators of the estate of Claes Jansen, from Emden, to Skipper William Tomassen, 

of a lot in New Amsterdam 150 

Wessel Evertsen to Rut Jacobsen, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 184 

Tennis Kraey to Cornells Teunissen, of a house and lot on Manhattan Island, .... 186 
Thomas Hall to Gerrit Janssen, of Malle smits berg, in exchange for another 

bouwery on Manhattan Island, 187 

Aeltie Douwesen to Gysbert Arentsen and Lewis Papelyon, for her plantation on 

Long Island, 200 

Directors at Amsterdam to Peter Stuyvesant, of the Company's bouwery in New 

Netherland, 205 

Paul d' Angola and wife to Simon Joosten, for a lot near the Kolck, New Amster- 
dam, 205* 

Simon Joosten to Augustine Heermans, for the preceding lot, 206 

Peter Cornelissen to Jacob H. Kip, for a lot at the Manhattans, 208 

Dirck Holgersen to Peter Hudde and Abraham Jansen, for land at Mespat 211 

Herry Piers to Peter Stoutenburgh, of Gregory's plantation, Manhattan Island,. . 214 

Director-General to Peter Stoutenburgh, for the preceding plantation, 215 

Teunis Jorisen van der Veere to Gysbert Arentsen and Lewis Papelyon, for late 

J. J. van Ditmarsen's plantation on Long Island, 255 

Lewis Papelyon to Joris Stevensen, for one-half the plantation lately belonging to 

J. J. van Ditmarsen, 256 

Augustyn Heerman to Cornells van Werckhoven, admr., for a house and lot in 

New Amsterdam, 260 

Peter Caesar to Samuel Menjer, for land at the Walebocht, , 263 

Richard Smith to Gillis Pietersen, for a house and lot in New Amsterdam, 264 

Herry Breser to Cornells de Potter, of a tract of land on Long Island, 268 



30 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Deeds. — Continued. 

Hendrick Kip to Albert Andriessen, of a house and lot near Fort Amsterdam,. . . 369 
Peter Stoutenbergh to Jan Hendricksen Steelman, for a bouse and lot in New 

Airisterdam, 373 

Executors of Jan Jansen Damen to Jan Vinge, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 376 

Dirck Volckersen to Roeloff Teunissen, of a house and lot In New Amsterdam, . . 281 
Jochem Pietersen Kuyter to Peter Stuyvesant, Lucas Roodenborch and Cornelis 

d'Potter, f,r an undivided three-fourths of the farm called Zegendael, 283 

Cornelis Dircksen Hoogland to Cornelis de Potter, for two pieces of land near the 

Perry, L. 1 294, 394 

Jan Haes to Cornelis de Potter, of land at Rechkewick, L. I., 296 

Peter Linde to Barent Jansen, for land on Long Island, 397 

Abraham Rycken to Jochem Beeckman, of a lot on Manhattan Island, 299 

Jacobus van Oorlaer to William Beeckman, ofCorlaer's Hook, Manhattan Island,. 300 

Jochem P. Kuyter to Peter W. van Conwenhoven, of a lot in New Amsterdam,.. 300 
Fred'k Lubbertsen (per attorney), to Jan Hendricksen Steelman, for a piece of land 

on Long Island, 305 

Dirk van Schellyune (attorney), to Jan Schryver, of a lot in New Amsterdam, . . . 306 

Same to Claes Hendricksen, of a lot in New Amsterdam 309 

Same to Isaac Grevenraet, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 310 

Same to Heyndrick Gerritsen, for a lot in New Amsterdam, 311 

Same to Jacob Schwart, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 312 

Same to himself, of a lot on the west side of Broadway, in New Amsterdam,. . . . 313 

Heyndrick Gerritsen to Auke Jans, of a lot in New Amsterdam, 314 

Frederick Lubbertsen to Albert Cornelissen, of a lot in the Smith's Valley, New 

Amsterdam, 3ig 

Jan Laurensen Appel, to Johannes Hardenbergh, of a house and garden on 

Manhattan Island, 31g 

Dirck van Schelluyne to Mr. Verbrngge, of a lot on the west side of Broadway, 

in New Amsterdam, 321 

Joris Rapaelje to Hendrick Hendricksen, of a house and lot in New Amsterdam, 326 

Dirck Jansen to Cornelis van Ruyven, of a farm, house, etc., at Flalbush, 344 

Cornelis Groesens to Joseph and Resolved Waldron, of a lot on Manhattan Island, 357 
Cornells van Tienhoven to Jan Cornelisen Damen, for a house and land in 

Breuckelen, 3g0 

Elbert Eldertsen to Peter Ebel, of lot 37, in town of Gravesend, 364 

Jan Jansen de Jongh to Jan Hendricksen van Gunst, of 35 morgens of land in 

Midwout, 36g 

Claes van Elslant to Peter Terragon, of land at Mespachtes, 369 

Indians of Westchester, ratifying a previous conveyance of their lands to the 

Dutch, 373 

Lieve Jansen to Andries Andriessen, of a plantation on Long Island, beyond 

Hellgate, ggg 

Hendrick Hendricksen Kip to Caspar Stymens, of a lot in Brewer street, 405 

Evert Duyckinck to William Abrahamsen and Lubbert Roelantsen, of a lot in 

New Amsterdam, ^n^ 

Deer, price of a, j g^ gg 

hunting, on Manhattan Island, jl jgg 

Dekey, William, II, 146, 148, 150, !51, 154, 160, 161, 187, 178, 184, 189, 190, 308, 209, 313,' 318, 

230, 228, 330, 231, 235, 336, 339, 243, 245, 254, 256, 259, 263363, 366, 369, 334^ 409' 433 

deputy secretary, joq 

impowered by Govert Loockemans to sue N. Coorn for damages, 307 

promissory notes to, ° . .' 214, 338-346, 418 

powers of attorney from, 217 395 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 31 

Dekey, William. — Continued. 

partner in privateer La Garce 323 

visits Curacao, 327 

sends horses to Virginia, 348 

power of attorney to, Ill, 1 

■witness, 3, 3, 38, 77 

sells goods to Mr. Trochmorton, 176 

owner of the ship Arms of New Netherland, 393 

Delancy's farm, bouwery. No. 3 part of, I, 131 

Delanjee, Jan., 11, 24 

Delaware. (See South River.) 

De Leeu, Gysbert de, II, 315 

Demiers, Philip, H, 413 

Denton, John, leases Isaac de Poreest's plantation, II, 129 

De Peyster, Johannes, III_ 10, 117, 118 

goods on board the Bontekoe for, 237 

schepen of New Amsterdam, 407 408 

De Reimer, Philip, testifies as to the disposition made by Jan Manje, of his property, II, 176 
testifies that Jochem Pietersen (Kuyter), sent him and other soldiers to the Man- 
hattans, 203 

Detten, John, testifies that he and other soldiers were sent to the Manhattans by 

Jochem Pietersen (Kuyter), II 203 

De Truy. (See Trieux; Truy.) 

Deutel bay, George Homs and Thomas Hall commence a plantation at, I, 192 

De Vries, David Pietersen, threatens to put Cicero Pierre ashore at Cayenne, I, 73 

hires Adam Jansen, 83 

quoted (note), 94 

releases Peter van de Linde from his service, 113 

indentures of servants to, 114 115 

empowered by Jacob Stoffelsen to collect money in Holland, 117 

certifies that wine in the public store is sour, I44 146 

becomes security for David Provoost, 216 

leases his plantation, etc., on Staten Island, to Thomas Smyth, 220 

ships beaver to Holland, 230 

certificate as to the good treatment of his servants, II 132 

receipt of, for a power of attorney from Jacob Stoffelsen, 140 

De Vries, Frederick, partner of David P. De Vries, I, 114, 230 

De Vries, Hendric Geraerts. (See Oercterts.) 

De Vries, Jan, child of Capt. Johan de Vries, Ill, 205* 

De Vries (Fries), Capt. Johan, commands a company at the Manhattans, II, 243 

244, 247, 252, 255, 258, 261, 263^ 264 

provides for his free negroes and Brazilian women during his absence, 402 

power of attorney to, 423 

deceased, deed from his negroes to Simon Joosten, for land near the Kolck, Man- 
hattan Island, III^ 205* 

De "Witt, Gysbert, testifies that powder has been taken on board the ship St. Peter, II, 237 

De Witt, Tryntie Symons, wife of John Evertsen Bout, III^ I55 

power of attorney to, 156 

Dincklage, Lubbertus van, visits the Delaware III^ »93 

inventory of the ship Young Prince of Denmark taken in the presence of, 99 

purchases land near the Company's garden, 100 

inventories of property taken in the presence of 182 

Jan Schryver purchases a lot in New Amsterdam from, 306 

Claes Hendricksen purchases a lot belonging to, 309 



32 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAUB. 

Dincklage, Lubbertus van. — Continued. 

Isaac Grevenraet purchases a lot belonging to, 310 

Heyndrick Gerritsen purchases a lot belonging to, 311 

Jacob Schwart purchases a lot belonging to, 313 

Jan Pietersen Verbrugge acquires part of the property of, 321 

Dtnlys, Scholte, cook on board the Dolphin, I, 3 

Dircks, Geertje, legacy to, II, 350 

Dircks, Lysbet, midwife, her statement as to a conversation with Anthony Jansen's 

wife I, 53 

will of, II, 30 

(See Dirchsen, Lysbet.) 
Dircksen, Adrian. (See Cool.) 

Dircksen, Aert, bequeaths his eflfects to Aert van Landen, I, 73 

Dircksen, Barent van Narden, leases the bouwery called Walensteyn to Oomelis 

Jacobsen, I, 10 

yacht sold to, 94 

sells sheep to Director Van TwiUer 98 

sells a yacht to Dirck Jansen, 113 

Peter van de Linda boards with, 114 

purchases Anthony Jansen's bouwery in New Amsterdam, 119 

leases Walesteyn to Gerrit Jansen, ' 139 

sells his plantation to Gerrit Jansen and Volckert E vertsen, 141 

Jansen and Evertsen lease his plantation to Willemsen and Hobson, 149 

fruit trees on the premises purchased of Anthony Jansen by, 153 

pays Anthony Jansen 680 gl. on account of the above bouwery, 173 

said to have sold his bouwery to Hendric Pietersen, 209 

exchanges horses with Comelis Claessen, 315 

note of Gerrit Jansen to, 334 

acknowledges that half a stack of hay belongs to Volkert Evertsen, 228 

witnesses instruments, 347, 317 

Lieut. Bartram lies sick at the house of, II, 3 

wUl of, 20 

leases to Bout Fransen the bouwery called Walesteyn, 59 

complains that Nicholas Sloper and the miller's dogs kill his goats, 98 

afiSdavit of, 136 

purchases the house and lot of Hark Syboutsen, 154 

his widow marries Harman Smeeman, Ill, 267 

Dircksen, Caspar, from Beuren, certificate of his good character, I, 148 

rents land from Thomas Sandersen, 177 

Dircksen, Comelis, son of Dirck Comelissen from Wensveen, Ill, 48 

(See Hoochlant.) 

Dircksen Dirck, from Bremen, power of attorney from, II, 393 

Dircksen, Dirck, from Haerlem, affidavit of, Ill, 88 

power of attorney from, 104 

witness, 118 

Dircksen, Dire, from Schiedam, seaman, I, 163 

Dircksen, Elizabeth, consigns goods to Joost Gerritsen Backer, Ill, 364 

Dircksen, Gerrit, assaults Ensign van Dyck, II, 48 

(See Blauw.) 

Dircksen, Hendrick, power of attorney from, Ill, 107, 113 

hires Rem Jansen's bouwery near Rinnegaconck, on Long Island, 271 

Dircksen, Isbrant. (See Qoethart.) 

Dircksen, Jacob, tavern keeper at Amsterdam, I, 249 

(See Vogel) 



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PAGE. 



Diroksen, Jan, boatman of Amsterdam, I, 249 

Dircksen, Jan, of Amsterdam, master carpenter. Trill of, 11, 349 

Dircksen, Jan, from Bremen, empowered to collect money in Amsterdam for Hen- 

drick Cornelissen van Valckenburg, I, 181 

witness, II ] 64 

leases the old Maize land at Cattskill, Ill, 302 

power of attorney from, 259 

Dircksen, Jan, seaman, dies on board the ship Court of Cleves, Ill, 254 

inventory of his effects, 263 

Dircksen, Joris, released by Cornells Melyn from his agreement to reside on Staten 

Island, I 297 

resident of Breuckelen, HI, 360 

Dircksen, Lucas, corporal, promissory note to, Ill, 383 

Dircksen, Lysbet, wife of Harmen Smeeman and mother of Volckerl Evertsen, . . . Ill, 111 

(See Dircks.) 
Dircksen, Simon, master of the ship Herring, testifies to the leaky condition of the 

ship Dolphin, before sailing, I, 6 

Dircksen, Tonis, emigrates with his family and servants to New Netlierland, I, 37 

Dircksen, Tenuis, from Sardam, HI, 191 

power of attorney from, 192 

Dircksen van Veghten, Teunis, purchases one-half the yacht Seahorse, HI, 238 

Dircksen, William, skipper, engages to land goods and passengers at St. Chris- 
topher's, II, 28 

Dircks, Sytje I, 162 

(See Norden; Poentie.) 

Ditmarsen, Jan van, I, 80 

testifies that Roland Hackwaert brousht stolen leather to him to mend his shoes,. II, 156 

Ditmarsen, Jan Jansen van, power of attorney from, Ill, 36 

his widow remarries and sells her plantation on Long Island, 200 

deed of his plantation to Gysbert Arentsen, &c., 255 

one-half his plantation resold to Joris Stevensen, 2 56 

Doele, Cornells, a wounded seaman, arrangement for support of, II, 233 

Doens, Mr., 1_ 62 

Doesburg, Hendrick van., II, 310 

Dolling, John, II, 216, 317 

purchases the ship St. Peter, 263 

power of attorney from, 301, 308 

testifies to the intoxicated condition of Fiscal van Dyck, 877 

his evidence coroborated, 385 

mentioned 407, 420 

Doman, Sergeant Gerrit, II, 255 

hires a house from Jan Schepmoes, 359 

powers of attorney from, 382, 283, 293 

contract to raise a house for, 312 

assigns an account against the W. I. Co. to Govert Loockermans, 391 

Doman, Harman, notes of, II, 85, 86 

Domine's Hook, lease to Robert and Mark Menlofs of, II, 32 

mentioned, Ill, 289 

Dominions, Reynier, power of attorney from, II, 337 

contracts to build a house for Cornelis van Tienhoven, 334 

promissory note of, Ill, 113 

house carpenter at the South river, 193 

indebted to Michael Jansen, 235 

5 



34 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Dommon, Thomas, testifies that powder had been received on board the ship St. 

Peter, II, 237, 238 

Domseller, Edward van., Ill, 327 

Domseler, Hendric van, I, 204 

uncle of Jacobus van Curler, Ill, 327 

Domseler, Sibbilla van, I, 204 

Doomer, Jan Claesen, engages not to sell duffels to inhabitants of New England, 

except Indians, II, 352 

released from payment of a note given to Jeremy Gierke, 358 

mentioned, 393 

power of attorney from, 413 ; III, 55 

Isaac Allerton becomes security for a claim of, Ill, 53 

Donck, Adriaen van der, Augustine Hermans goes security for, II, 331 

contracts to furnish wheat and oats to Director Stuyvesant, 352 

mentioned, 410 

power of attorney to, Ill, 77 

employed as attorney to defend a case before the court at New Amsterdam, 85 

declines an appraisal of damaged goods belonging to Tielman Willekins 90 

attorney for Jan Labate, 116 

authorized to attend in Holland to the interests of Daniel Patrick's widow, 143 

Dongan, Samuel, serves at Marinham II, 395 

Dormer, Philip, II, 176, 413 

Dort, Jacob van. (See Hendricksen) 
Doutel. (See Duxdall) 

Douthey, Francis, owns land at Mespacht, Ill, 369 

Douthey (Doudey), John, I, 148, 162 

Douwes, Jannitje, power of attornej' to, Ill, 36 

Douwesen, Acltie, widow of Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen, remarries and sells her 

plantation on Long Island, Ill, 200 

marries Leunis Jorisen, 255 

(See Veere.) 
Douwesen, Harman, testifies that N. Coom ordered Govert Loockmans to strike his 

flag when passing Beren Island, and that the latter refused to do so, II, 198 

orders goods from Holland, 284 

mentioned, 354 

promissory note of, Ill, 11 

rents a house to David Ferera 359 

Douwesen, Volcker, power of attorney to, II, 408 

Drake, John, I, 48 

Draper, Peter, I, 248 

Driesen, Hendrick, goods on board the Bontekoe for, Ill, 242 

Drisius, Samuel, power of attorney from, Ill, 333 

certifies to the good healtli of Mrs. de Hulter, 344 

Drooch, Harman Hendrieksen, power of attorney to, II, 410 

mentioned, HI, 151 

revocation of a power of attorney to 266 

Dublin, money due Director Kieft from Mr. Cramer, merchant in, II, 57 

Duel, in New Amsterdam, account of, I, 39, 40 

Duten, Jan, IH^ *108 

Duties, not collected, 11^ 162 

export, on goods to New Netherland, II, 221 

import, at New Amsterdam, 221 

on goods from New Netherland to Holland, 221 

on tobacco in Holland, 221 

Duxdall, Hugh, affidavit of, II, 34 



OP DUTCH MANUSOEIPTS. 35 

PAGE. 

Duyckingh, Evert, impowers Hend'k Jansen, tailor, to receive money for him, II, 394 

takes Cornells Jansen as an apprentice, Ill, 61 

owns land at Midwout 374 

sells a lot to William Abrahamsen and Lubbert Roelantsen, 407 

Duyts, Jan, bound to Peter Cornellisen, I, 348 

Duyts, Laurens, leases a plantation and cattle from Jonas Bronck, I, 169 

witnesses a note, , 335 

leather stolen from, Hi 155 

Dyck. (See Van Dyck.) 



Ebel, Peter, purchases house and lot from Gillis Petersen, 11, 367 

indebted to Gillis Petersen for purchase of a house and lot on Manhattan Island, 400 

exchanges his house and lot in New Amsterdam for a lot of land in Gravesend, L. I., Ill, 364 

witness, 367 

power of attorney from, 386 

Eddeers, Thomas, I, 161 

Edens, Robert, rents Burgher Jorissen's land on Longlsland, II, 39 

Education, provision for children's, II, 375 

Egbertsen (Egbers), Hendrick, purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, Ill, 134 

sells half the above lot, 185 

from Nieuweahuys, power of attorney from, 151, 366 

witness, 314 

Egbertsen, Jacob, testifies that he never heard Laurens Comelissen speak disrespect- 
fully of Director Kieft, II, 30Ci 

Eight, pieces, of, Ill, 331 

Elbertsen, Elbert, promissory note of , II, 189 

testifies that N. Coom ordered Gerrit Loockmans to strike his flag when passing 

Beren Island, and that the latter refused to do so, 198 

marries the widow of Gerrit Wolphertsen, 316, 317 

curator of estate of Claes Jansen from Emden, Ill, 150, 153 

Eldertsen, Elbert, becomes security for Jan Claesen Groen, Ill, 240 

sells a lot in Gravesend to Peter Ebel, 364 

witness, 367 

Eldersen (Elbersen), Hendrick, II, 377, 385 

Eldertsen, Luycas, power of attorney to, Ill, 185, 220 

Elephant's teeth, confiscated, weight of, Ill, 96 

Elsburgh, Isaac Allerton pays money to Robert Cogswell at, II, 404 

Elsenburgh, situation of, Ill, *77 

Elslant, Claes van, I, 11, 32, 64, 86, 170, 171, 177, 184, 201, 202 

sends power of attorney to his wife, to collect money in Holland, 118 

certifies that wine in the public store is sour, 144 

commissary of provisions, 146, 147, 158, 303 

Jan Evertsen Bout abuses Giles deVoocht at the house of, 208 

certifies to the birth of Aeltje Hudde, 233 

empowered to superintend David Provoost's plantation on Long Island, and 

manage his affairs, II, 36 

his award of the improvements made on Hog Island by Jan Claesen Alteras, 60 

mentioned, 74, 83, 85 

testifies that cattle had sunk over their backs in the swamp near old Jans land,. . . 155 

promissory note of, 185 

called on to render an account of property belonging to Wouter van Twiller, 207 

surveyor, 111,87,292,394, 314 



36 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

FAGE. 

Elslant, Claes van. — Continued. 

attorney for Martin Cregier, Ill, 116 

inhabitant of Manhattan Island, 136 

testifies to the sale by Jan Stevensen to Jacob Roy, of a house and garden in New 

Amsterdam, 136 

witness, 137, 201, 219, 254, 319, 341, 342, 350, 858, 384 

court messenger, 262 

bond of, 264 

owns a lot near Fort Amsterdam, 296 

sells a part of his land in Mespachtes, 369 

Emraaiis, the residence of Jonas Bronc called, II, 108 

Engelbrecht, Jan Ill, 333 

English, duffels not to be sold to the II, 352 

soldiers hide in the cellar while Indians burn Jochem Pietersen's house, 173 

war expected with the, Ill, 67 

Erassimus, Jannitie, power of attorney to, Ill, 33 

Erlonrens. (See Lrmrenn.) 

Esaias, Tobias, a soldier, II, 228 

testifies to having found a goat dying on the strand, 258 

Evans, John, of New Haven, merchant, promissory note to, II, 183 

charters ship Love, Ill, 53 

Eversen, Jan, Ill, 59 

(See Bout; Swol.) 

Eversen Jacob, Ill, 359 

Eversen, Peter, promissory note of, II, 338 

Eversen, Bidder II, 132 

Abel Reddenhassen assaults, 133 

certifies that he was obliged to throw overboard a cask of merchandise in a storm, 150 

his receipt for stores, 153 

Evertsen, Aert, from Amsterdam, seaman, -. . I, 161 

empowers Tymen Jansen to receive money due him for serviees on board the 

West India Raven, 190 

purchases a house from Richard Heyts, II, 340 

Evertsen, Machiel, clerk in the excise office at Amsterdam, power of attorney from 

Evert Bisschop to, I, 171 

Evertsen, Volckert, rents the bouwery called Walenstyn, I, 139 

purchases said bouwery, 141 

leases his plantation on the North river to William Williamson and John 

Hobson, 149 

Barent Dircksen sells hay to, 228 

sells his plantation to Cornells Maersen, II, 306 

his bouwery adjoins that of Van Twiller on Manhattan Island, 331 

deceased, sold a tract of land to Cornells Maersen, Ill, 111 

(See Bisschop.) 

Eversen, Wessel, brother-in-law of Bout Francen, II, 117, lis 

master of the yacht St. Martin, 171 

power of attorney from, Ill, 33 

sells a lot in New Amsterdam to Rut Jacobsen, 184 

Excise on beer and wine sold by tavern keepers in New Amsterdam, farmed to War- 

naer Wessels, Ill, 345, 397 

on beer and wine sold by tavern keepers in Breuckelen, Midwout and Amesfoort, 

farmed, 347 

rate of, 398 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 37 



Falls on the Delaware, commissary Hudde not allowed to pass the Ill, *83 

Farel, Thomas, indenture of, II, 145 

Farler, Thomas I, 41 

Farms let on halves, I, 13 

(See Lea-ies.) 

Feaks, Tobias, binds his stepdaughter to Cornells van Tienhoven, Ill, 95 

marries the widow of Daniel Patricks, 143 

Fellewever, Gerrit Ill, 243 

Fences, price paid for, per rod, II, 184 

Fernandas, Antony, deposition of, II, 56 

master of the yacht the Vrede, 171 

mentioned, Ill, 194 

Ferrara, David, hires Claes Jansen de Ruyter's house, Ill, 359 

Ferry, Cornells Dircksen Hoochlant sells his interest in the, II, 89 

Comelis Dircksen Hooglant, master of the, Ill, 292, 294 

payment of a lease to Egbert van Borsum, of the, 323 

(See Breuckelen) 

Finje, Jan, appointed to superintend the farms of J. J. Damen, Ill, 244 

(See Vinje.) 

Fiscal, duties of the, II, 162 

(See Lupoltt; Van Dyck; Hoykins Van dei:) 
Fiscock, Mr., house and plantation formerly occupied by, sold to Maryn Adriaensen, I, 82 

location of his bouwery, 141 

Flatbush, Secretary van Ruyven purchases a farm, &c., at, Ill, 344 

Flatland, John Underbill hires A. Hudde's plantation at, II, 8 

(See Amenfoort.) 

Flipsen, Fredrick, appointed to value the house and lot of Aug. Heermans, Ill, 319 

his award, 320 

Floder, Jacob Jansen, Ill, 135 

Flushing, Thomas Robertson sells to George Wolsey a house and plantation at, II, 423 

John Gray, resident of, HI, 112 

Tobias Feak, resident of, I43 

Fock, Jochem, Ill, 337 

Folans, Thomas, I, 188 

Fomer, Hans, power of attorney from, IJI, 29 

Fonteyn, Mr., I, 64, 65 

Foppe, Evert, I, 177 

formerly occupied a bouwery near Werpoes on Manhattan Island, 247 

Forbes (Forbus), John, I, 62, 188, 291 

note of, for a plantation on Long Island, II, 170 

sells a tract of land on the East river to Peter Jansen, IH^ 103 

declaration of, 211 

Foreest, Hendrick de, account of money disbursed by Mr. La Montagne for the 

estate of, I, 63 

Mr. La Montagne purchases the house and chattels of, 67 

Mr. La Montagne pays money due the estate of, 166 

promised to pay WiUiam Fredricksen and Tobias Teunissen for their improve- 
ments, 188 

Andries Hudde marries the widow of, 251 

valuation of the personal property of, 253 



38 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Foreest, Isaac de, a portion of the proceeds of Hendrick de Foreest's estate to be paid to, I, 253 

contract to build two houses for, 287 

rents his plantation to John Denton, II, 129 

mentioned, 424, 425 

conveys a piece of land in New Amsterdam to William Beeckman, Ill, 126 

power of attorney to, 157 

Foreest, Johannes de, one of the heirs of Hendrick de Foreest, I, 252 

Fort, Swedish, on the Schuylkill, Ill, *78 

location of it, *79 

Fort Amsterdam, guard-house and barrack built in, I, 91 

platforms for the guns of, constructed, 92 

negroes employed in the construction of, 95 

when completed, 95 

in a wholly ruinous condition when Birector Kieft arrived in New Netherland,. . 110, 111 

(See New Amsterdam.) 

Fort Beversreede erected, Ill, *93 

Swedes build a house in front of, *95, 98 

Swedes pull down, *96 

Swedes prevent the Dutch building near *100 

Swedes demolish a house erected by the Dutch, near, *102 

letter of Adriaen van Tienhoven from, *105 

Fort Elsenburgh, site and description of, Ill, *77 

Fort Hope, built, I, 93 

negroes at, 97 

the maize land at, conveyed to Tennis Cray, 199 

David Provoost late commissary at, Ill, 2 

Gysbert op Dyck at, 3, 159 

Gillis Jansen Pompoen farm servant at, 57, 216 

Fort Kristina, location of, , Ill, *77 

description of, *78 

Fort Nassau, Delaware river, a large house built in, I, 93 

location of, 97 

goods sent to II, 297 

Jan Jansen Ilpendam late commissary at, 420 

Commissary Hudde ordered to purchase land above, Ill, *84 

a Swedish vessel passed without striking her flag, *90 

the Minquas visit, *99 

Alexander Boyer late assistant commissary at, 123, 370 

Andries Hudde commissary at, 185 

Fort Orange, a great house and eight small houses built in the time of Director van 

Twiller in, I, 93 

boat built at, 94 

mares sent to 98 

Bastiaen Jansen Crol commissary at, 104 

will of Peter Jacobsen and wife of, H^ 40 

Wappingers dwell on the North river, midway between Manhattan and, 134 

no fort to be built on Beren Island below, I74 

Govert Loockmans sails from, 198 

Jan Labatie allowed to erect a house and bam inside of, 353 

Harman M. Bogaert commissary at, 378 

limit claimed for the jurisdiction of Ill, 63 

distance of the Patroon's trading house from, 64 

number of houses near, 64, 67 

soldiers sent to, 65, 72 

hitherto under the jurisdiction of Renselaerswyck, but now to be separated from it, 65 



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PAGE. 



Port Orange.— Continued. 

condition of, Ill, 66 

Jan Labatie resident of 77 

the English encouraged to hope for a free navigation to, 94 

Harman Bastiaensen resides at, 157 

Adriaen Jansen resident of, 171 

Director Stuyvesant visits, 176 

Tennis Dircksen van Veghten, sails a sloop to, 338 

Frans Barentsen about to reside at, -. 390 

Fort St. Louis, at Marinham, II, 311, 356 

Foster, Christopher, hires oxen from Director Kief t, II, 74 

bond of, to appear in court when required, Ill, 315 

Foster, Thomas, hires Aeltje Jan's plantation, II, 91 

Fowler, Richard, leases Rev. ]VIr. Bogardus's bouwery, II, 75 

Fradel, Jeuriaen, II, 368 

owns laud near Hellgate, Ill, 388 

Fransen, Bout, from Naarden, hires the bouwery called Walestyn, II, 59 

note of, to Guysbert Rycken, 87 

rents the bouwery called Vredendael, 116 

Prancen, Jan, from Rotterdam, testifies that Abraham Planck tore down a placard 

affixed to the gate of Fort Amsterdam, II, 27 

sells his liouse and plantation to Jan Jacobsen, 130 

mentioned, Ill, 383 

Prancen, Warnaer, power of attorney to, II, 138 

Franse, Susannah, II, 883 

Fredericksen, Hendrick, power of attorney to collect money at Fort Orange from,. . I, 104 

Fredericksen, Tomas, Ill, 355 

Fredericksen, William, amount paid for Hendrick de Foreest to, I, 65 

Hendrick de Foreest promised to pay him for his improvements, 188 

his receipt to Mr. La Montagne, 226 

affidavit of, II, 23 

his evidence in regard to the conduct of Ensign van Dyck, on an expedition against 

the Indians, 25 

Freedoms to Patroons, limits of a colonic according to, II, 174 

Freemen, the canker of, to be removed from the colonic of Rensselaerswyck, II, 175 

Furs, price of coats made of, .■ Ill, 6 

wampum advanced to purchase beavers, 34 

(See Beaver.) 
Pyn, Francis, Ill, 301, 303 

G. 

Gabry, Charles, II, 322 

Gabry, Daniel, Ill, 261 

Gabry, Peter, II, 156 

Director Kieft pays money due to 193 

Aug. Herrman conveys his house to the administrator of, HI^ 360 

Gansepoel. (See Lancelott.) 

Gents, Mr. van, I, 181 

Geraerdy, Johannis, about tosail to the South river, . . , IH^ 193 

Michael Jansen revokes a power of attorney given to, 235 

Geraerdy, Philip, contract to build a house for, I^ 385 

wounded by Jan Jansen Damen, H^ 99 

description of his wound, 100 

empowers Mr. Turck to purchase goods for him in Holland, I55 

Ensign van Dyck assaulted in the house of, I67 



40 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Gereardy, Philip. — Continued. 
proprietor of the "Wooden Horse tavern, declares he is able to pay Tor wine he 

purchased, 337 

Adam Roelantsen adjoins, 331 

power of attorney to, Ill, 163, 180, 181 

Geraert, Philip, deposition of, I, 318 

mentioned, Ill, *80 

(See PJiylippus.) 

Geraerts, Hendrick de Vries, accused of breaking open Andries Hudde's trunk, I, 300 

guardian of said Hudde, 303 

Geraerts, William de Vries, I, 803 

(See Be Vries.) 
Gerbrantsen, Tys, testifies that he was drunk when he declared that the St. Peter did 

not break bulk at the Bermudas, II, 350 

Gersen, Egbert, Ill, 109 

Gerles, Jeuriaen, testamentary disposition of his effects, I, 354 

Gerlyn, Peter, Thomas Bescher assaults, I, 43 

impeaches the character of Mrs. Bescher, 43 

master of Mr. AUerton's sloop ; most of his time drunk 75 

Gerrit, Master, the public executioner in Holland, so-called, II, 107 

Gerrits, Annitje, empowered to collect money from the orphan-masters of Amsterdam, II, 47 

Gerrits, Maritje, daughter of Gerrit "Wolphertsen, age of, II, 317 

Gerrits, Neeltje, daughter of Gerrit Wolphertsen, age of, II, 316 

her inheritance, 317 

Gerrits, Tryn, Ill, 30 

Gerrits, Wyntie, widow of Peter Sybrantsen of New Amsterdam, I, 349 

Gerritsen, Aert, power of attorney to I, 332 

Gerritsen, Claes, from Schoonderwort, Ill, 227, 22 

Gerritsen, Cosyn, from Putten, I, 156 

empowers his brother, Aert Gerritsen, to collect a legacy, 333 

witnesses a document, 334 

Albert Comelissen, wheelwright, hires himself to, II, 133 

testifies that cattle were nearly lost in the swamp near old Jan's land, 155 

declares that Cornells Lambertsen Cool demanded payment for board of Sybout 

Claesen, 188 

mentioned, 368 

his bouwery adjoins that of Van Twiller, on Manhattan Island, ,. . . . 331 

witness, 333 

power of attorney from, Ill, 133 

Gerritsen, Dirck, testifies that the English soldiers hid in the cellar when the Indians 

burned Jochem Pietersen's house, II, 173 

Gerritsen, Egbert, power of attorney from, Ill, 109 

Gerritsen, Gysbert, son of Gerrit Gysbertsen, Ill, 30 

mentioned, 118 

Gerritsen, Hendrick, locksmith, evidence of, in the case of Bogardus and Anthony 

Jansen, I, 53 

Gerritsen, Heudric, master of the ship Neptune, I, 360, 362 ; II, 66 

of the council at Curacao, II, 18 

Gerritsen (or Gr}'gers), Hendrick, Ill, 319 

Gerritsen, Heyndrick, tailor, purchases a lot on Broadway, New Amsterdam, Ill, 311 

conveys the same to Auke Jans, 314. 

Gerritsen, Jan, evidence of, as to the death of Anthony Jansen's dog, I, 8 

Gerritsen Schmidt, Jan, witness, Ill, 299, 300 

Gerritsen, Jan, son of Gerrit Wolphertsen, age of, II, 316 

a cripple, inheritance of, 317 



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PAGE. 

Gerritsen van Vorst, Jan., 11,102 

Gerritsen, Luycas, power of attorney from II, 379 

Gerritsen, Martin, I, 03, 204 

Gerritsen, Philip, testifies to the sobriety of Anthony Jansen's wife, I, 103 

testifies to an assault on a squaw, 151 

a miller, testifies to an assault on Huyck Arissen, 218 

testifies respecting a contract for building a house for Philip Geraerdy, 285 

tavern keeper, II, 36 

lease of the tavern in New Amsterdam to, 90 

Adriaen Gerritsen marries the widow of, 91 

landlord of the tavern at the Manhattans, 154 

empowers Mr. Turc to collect a bill from the patroons of Achter Col 157 

insolent proceedings of Capt. UnderhUl and others towards guests of, 176 

hires Maritje Hans, 191 

testifies that he aided Abraham Planck to convey a parcel of beavers to the fort, . 257 

Gerritsen, William, a soldier, II, 171 

Gerritsen, Wniiam, son of Gerrit Wolphertsen, age of, II, 316 

his inheritance, 317 

Gerritsen, Wolphert, indebtedness of Andries Hudde to, I, 19 

borrows money from the deacons of New Amsterdam, 29 

corroborates testimony of Philip de Truy in the case of Bogardus against Anthony 

Jansen, 52 

Director Kieft pays money for Jan Evertsen Bout to, 57 

house built at the Bay, L. I., for, 93 

bouwery No. 6, rented to, 107 

Andries Hudde conveys part of Achtervelt to, 174 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus releases his claims thereto, 175 

Andries Hudde mortgages his share of the cattle in the custody of, 182 

as guardian of Lambert Comelissen Cool, consents that the latter join his brother- 
in-law in a plantation 186 

formerly occupied bouwery No. 6, on Manhattan Island, . . . , 310 

mentioned, II, 78 

father of Gerrit Wolphertsen, 316 

sells fifty-two morgens of land at Amersfoort to Teunis Comelisen, 363 

Gillengrey, Elias, Ill, 222 

Gillis, Margaritta, wife of David Provoost, certificates that she is living, I, 203, 299, 300, 301 ; 

III, 117, 361 

inherits money from her uncle, II, 94 

mentioned, HI, 5 

GiUis, Sicke, II, 322 

Gillissen, James, enters the service of David Pietersen de Vries, I, 114 

Gistel, Isabella van, Ill, 327 

Glen. (See LeenderUen.) 

Gluckstadt, a ship about to sail from New Amsterdam for, Ill, 82 

Goats. (See Cattle.) 

Goedenhuysen, Samuel van, Ill, 92 

Goethart, Isbrant Dircksen, promissory note to, II, 277 

contracts to send goods from Holland to Harman Douwesen, 284 

empowers Jan Larensen Appel to collect moneys due him, and receive goods in 

New Netheriand 286 

releases Cornells Comelissen from all claims against him, 287 

protests against Amoldus van Hardenbergh and others 403 

impowered. to collect money due Juriaen Blanck, Ill, 14 

promissory note to 35, 43 

6 



42 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

Goethart, Isbrant Dircksen. — Contimied. 

loans money to Jacob Roy, 37, 45 

power of attorney from, 50 

Gold mine, evidence in regard to, II, 273 

Goltsen, John, power of attorney from, II, 323 

mentioned, 359 

Goodman, Thomas, contracts to fence land for Jan Damen, II, 184 

Goodyear, Stephen, pnrchases the ship S woU II, 426 

deputy-governor of New Haven, enquires if director StU3rvesant has been removed, III, 94 

Garter, Abraham Pietersen, leases bouwery No. 6, I, 210 

Garter, Jan Jansen, legacy to, II, 350 

Gosens, Elsje, widow of Hendrick Roesens, II, 359 

Goulder, William, Ill, 89 

Gouwanes, Thomas Belcher sells his plantation at I, 127 

Jacques Bentyn conveys a lot of land at, to William Adriaensen 214 

agreements r;specting lands belonging to the late Cornells Lambertsen Cool, at,. . II, 161 

Gouwariaen, Jan Jansen empowers his brother to sell his property at I, 311 

Governor's Island. (See Nut Island.) 

Govertsen, Albert, power of attorney of, 11, 363 

Grace, George, power ol attorney to, II, 83 

declaration respecting a note of Captain Brent, 143 

empowered to collect a debt due to Augustyn Hermans, 241 

Grace, Philip, II, 145 

Grain, rent payable in, I, 185, 310, 345, 323; II, 59 

Gravesend, James Hubbard mortgages his house and farm at, Ill, 362 

Peter Ebel purchases a lot in, 364 

George Baxter mortgages his property at, 400 

Gray, John, promissory note of, Ill, 112 

Thomas Hall and Carl van Brugge become security for a judgment against 329 

Gray, William, brother of John, Ill, 113 

Grevenraet, Abraham, arrives in New Netherland, II, 2 

power of attorney from, 69 

Grevenraet, Hendrick, merchant of Amsterdam, II, 2 

Grevenraet, Isaac, purchases a lot on Broadway, New Amsterdam, Ill, 310 

a lot belonging to him in Gravesend sold, 364 

Grever, Hendrick Jansen, hii-es himself to Ensign Smith Ill, 356 

Griffins, Edward, Thomas James becomes security for, I, 248 

Grion dit la Cappel, Frans, grant of land on Mespachtes kill to, Ill, 308 

Grist, Jacob Leendersen van die, power of attorney from, Ill, 39 

son-in-law of Frederick Lubbertsen, 305 

Grist, Paulus Leendertsen van der, naval store-keeper, II, 351, 375, 395, 396 ; III, 92, 199, 108 
obliged by stress of weather when in command of the Neptune, to put into 

Ireland and dispose of tobacco there, ll, 355, 401 

power of attorney from, IH, 30 

testifies that Tielman Willekens declined his survey of damaged goods, 90 

becomes security for Jan Classen Groen, 240 

gives bonds for goods on board the Bontekoe, 242 

witness, 320 

Grist, Simon Evertsen van de, HI, 30 

(See Leendertsen.) 

Groen, Adam Roelantsen, from Dockum, power of attorney from, IH, 197 

(See Boelantaen.) 

Groen, Claes, contracts to herd goats on Manhattan Island, I, 233 

legacies to, , 264 



OP DIJTOH MANUSCRIPTS. 43 

PAGE. 

■Groen, Jan Clasen, administrator of the estate of Jan Pietersen Wal, HI, 340 

mentioned, 270 

Groen, Jan Tomassen, his declaration regarding the settlement made by Ariaentje 

Covely on her children, I, 8 

Groen, Peter Jansen, testifies as to an assault committed on Ensign Van Dyck, II, 48 

Groesen, Cornelis, complams of ill treatment on board the Maid of Enckhuysen,. ... II, 197 
impowers Cornelis Melyn to obtain a ground brief from John Underbill and to sell 

the land, 218 

authorizes Jan Snediger to erect a building on a lot belonging to, 303 

sells land near the Company's Garden to Lubbertus van Dincklage, III, 101, 306, 309, 313 

power of attorney to, 107, 113 

sells a house and lot in New Amsterdam to Joseph and Resolved Waldron 357 

Groot de. (See Pietersen, Wm.) 

Grygers, Heyndrick Ill, 319 

Gysbertsen, Gerrit, of Amsterdam, deceased, Ill, 30 

Gysbertsen, Jan, particulars of his duel with Gerrit Jansen, I, 39 

Gybertsen, Lubbert, II, 73, 361 

H. 

Haccomacco, Va., Ill, 334 

Edward Scarburgh, a resident of, 383 

Hackwaert, Roelant, note of, for eighty pounds of tobacco, 1, 15 

mentioned, II, 63, 129 

steals leather from Laurens Duyts, 155 

impowers Claes Jansen to collect and pay debts, 243 

Haen, Hans, II, 251 

Haen, Laurens, assistant storekeeper, 1, 278, 279 

convicted of having stolen public money, 320 

Haes, Jan, abuses Nicholas Tennor, II, 34 

promissory note of, 182 

sells land at Reckkewick, L. I., to Cornelis de Potter, Ill, 296 

Haes, Roeleff Jansen, marries the widow of Gerrit van Vorst, II, 102 

declaration of, 169 

receiver-general, 276 

promissory note of, Ill, 113, 208 

authority to collect money from, 130 

sells a house and lot near Fort Amsterdam to Hendrick Kip, 269 

his house in New Amsterdam mortgaged, 277 

Haes, William de, merchant of the ship Swol, II, 294 

Haey, Jacob, HI, 361 

Hall, Thomas, note of, to Mr. Van Twiller, for 405 lbs. of tobacco, I, 24 

to pay Mr. Van Twiller the rent of his plantation in tobacco, 33 

his testimony on the homicide of Gerrit Jansen, 39 

plantation granted to, 83 

occupies plantation at Sapokanikan, 97 

witness to an affidavit, 142 

contract to build a house for, 187 

joins Gerge Horns in a plantation at Deutel bay, 192 

Jan Jacobsen enters the service of, 199 

sells part of the plantion at Deutel bay to George Homs, 257 

rents Van Twiller's plantation on Manhattan Island, 324 

note of, for the purchase money of a plantation on the North River, Manhattan 

Island II, 87 



44 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Hall, Thomas. — Continued. 

bond of Francis Lastly and John Seals as security for money due by, 88 

mentioned, 93 

curator of estate of Francis Lasle, 136, 245 

Thomas Farel servant of, , 145 

contracts to fence land for Jan Damen, 184 

John Wilcock assigns a servant man to, 216 

amount paid therefor by, 217 

vpitnesses will of John Seles, 267 

owns plantation on North river, 306 

sells a yacht to Hendrick Jansen, 328 

Michael Jansen assigns his lease of a bouwery on Manhattan Island, to, 329 

evidence respecting the contents of a piece of frieze purchased by, 330 

promissory note of, 41 8 

Laurence Turner cuts posts and rails for, Ill, 83 

testifies that Tielman Willekens declined his survey of damaged goods, 90 

purchases a plantation formerly occupied by Thomas Sandersen, 114 

promissory note of, 176 

exchanges his share of the lands called Malle smits berg for another bouwery on 

Manhattan Island, 187 

appointed guardian of Jan Cornells Buys, 198 

witnesses Jan Jansen Damen's will, 200 

curator of J. J. Damen's estate, 244, 247 

executor of J. J. Damen, 276 

bond of, 329 

becomes security for Herry Breser, 340 

becomes security for Thomas Spicer, 342 

Hamel, Hendric, director of the West India Company, sends goods to New Nether- 
land, I, 228 

Hampton, John, I, 349 

Hampton, Va. (See Kiketan.) 

Hannes, Jan, lU^ I59 

Hans, Black, resident at Breuckelen, ' m 350 

Hans, Maritje, daughter of Hans Jansen, bound to Philip Gerritsen, II 191 

Hans, Tryntje, wife of Nicholas Hans, testifies regarding a fight between Jan the 

cooper and another man, II 285 

Hansen, Hans, from Bergen, contract between Andries Hudde and, I 23 

power of attorney to Wouter van Twiller from, 26 

formerly occupied a house and plantation on Manhattan Island, 82 

Comelis Jacobsen Stille sells his plantation adjoining 288 

agrees to build a boat for Mr. Moyr, II 45 

husband of Sarah Rappaelje, q\ 

cultivates a plantation on the North river, Manhattan Island, 87 

hires cattle to Wm. Smith of Stamford 187 

promissory note of, 235 

witness, 23g 

ship carpenter, resides on Long Island, HI 157 

Hansen, Harmen IH^ 269 

Hansen, Peter, from Amsterdam, power of attorney from, HI 154 

Hap, Jacob Jansen, gives bond for goods shipped on board the Bontekoe, m 242 

Harbers, Wilemtje, wife of Claes van Elsland, I \\^ 

Harbersen, Martin, affidavit of, I 236 

Hardenbergh, Amoldus van, sends goods to New Netherland, II 296 

purchases a house on Manhattan Island, 3I3 



OF DUTCH MANUSCKIPTS. 45 



PAGE. 



Hardenbergh, Amoldus.— Continued. 

mentioned, 325, 326 

referee in a suit of Catrina Verlet against David Provoost, 372 

protest against, 403 

bond of 415 

empowered to sell Andries Hudde's plantation on Long Island, 431 

power of attorney from, Ill, 9 

about to return to Holland, 10 

mentioned, 86, 87, 90, 138, 145 

advances money to Gysbert Abramsen 154 

Jan Larensen Appel attorney of, 185 

Hardenberch, Johan van, Ill, 9 

purchases a house and garden in New Amsterdam, 316 

deceased, 404 

Harck, William II, 105 

Harle, William, power of attorney to, II, 51 

Harmans, Barrebar, II, 432 

Harmans, Sytje, power of attorney to, II, 409 

Harmansen, Hendrick, receives cows on shares, -I, 50 

commits an assault, 74, 218 

Gysbert Kycken contracts for half the cattle in possession of, 103 

progenitor of the Riker family, 104 

signs as witness, 120 

leases bouwery No. 5, 134 

hires cows to director Kief t, 154 

Jan Jacobsen sells his claims to cows in possession of, 155, 206 

Harmanse van de Lemmet, Jan, power of attorney to, I 85 

Harmansen Jan, from Vriesuyt, Ill, 142 

free trader, declaration of, in regard to brandy shipped by him on board David 

Provoost's vessel, 184 

power of attorney from, 193 

Harmanse, Martiu, mason, legacy to, I, 234 

Harmansen, Peter, authorized to build on the South river, Ill, *96, *ioo 

Indian deed to, #107 

mentioned, 400 

Harmansen, Wybrant, power of attorney of, II 133 

Harme, William, aflBdavit of, II 133 

Harps, Sincke, Hi' 133 

Hart, Nicholas, Isaac AUerton becomes security for, Ill 53 

certifies as to certain transactions between John Trochmorton and William de Key, 176 

mentioned, 265 

Hart, Sara, purchases a house and lot from Gillis Pietersen, II 359 

mortgages the above premises, 361 

Hart, Thomas, II, 359^ 351 

Hartgers, Peter, H 227 

related to widow Bogardus, HI 287 

Hartman, Jan, Hi' 358 

Hartoogh, Harmanus, goods on board the Bontekoe for, HI, 241 

power of attorney from, 291 

Hartoogsen, Dirck, testifies that Sergeant Jacobsen abused and threatened to assault 

the widow Bartram, H 3Q 

Hathaway, John, I 227 

Hays, William, surgeon at Curacao, promissory note of, II, 344 351 

testifies to the intozication of Fiscal van Dyck, 395 



46 INDEX TO TEAISTSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Heemstede, Christopher Foster of, hound over, Ill, 318 

Heeringh, Cornelis Claesen, Hi 18 

Heertjes Pietertje, widow, marries Gerrit Jansen van Steenwyck, their marriage 

contract, III> 330 

Heffersen, Susanna, leaves a legacy to Cosyn Gerritsen, HI, 133 

Hegeman, Adriaen, HI, 299, 301 

Hegeman, Jan, testifies that the English soldiers hid in the cellar when the Indians 

burned Joohem Pietersen's house, II, l'i'3 

Heinrichsen, Heinrich, HI, 44 

Heirs, proceedings to be followed by them when renouncing the right of succession, III, 163 

Hellerus, Johannes, Ill, 408 

Hellgate, property belonging to Mr. Van Twiller on the islands at, I, 96 

mentioned, II, 427 ; III, 388 

Helt, Jan II, 389; III, 6 

Hendricks, Anna, wife of Egbert van Borsum, I, 278 

Hendricks, Annitje of Hoorn, mother of Sibout Claesen, I, 316 

Hendrix Annitje, widow of Egbert Willemsen, II, 67 

Hendrickz, Benedictus, I, 393 ; II, 169 

Hendricx, Claertje, wife of Peter Ebel, Ill, 386 

Hendricx, Thomas, a soldier, II, 228 

Hendricks, Tryntje, sells her claim on her father's estate, I, 81 

Hendricksen, Adam, II, 68 

Hendricksen, Albrecht, promissory note of, II, 344 

Hendricksen Claes, Ill, 224 

purchases a lot on west side of Broadway, New Amsterdam, 309 

Hendricksen, Cornelis, from Dordrecht, becomes security for Wamaer Wessels,. . . . Ill, 346 
Hendricksen van Es, Daem, proves the will of Hans Meyster, II, 347 

power of attorney from, 264 

Hendricksen, Dirck, of Westbroeck, Ill, 254 

Hendricksen, Gerritt, from Holden, power of attorney from, II, 397 

Hendricksen, Gerrit, quarter-master of La Garce Ill, 177 

articles of agreement between Arent Jansen and, 375 

Hendricx, Hans, will of, II, 164 

wounded by Jacob Hendricks van Dort, 165, 166 

Hendricksen, Harman, mastmaker at Amsterdam, I, 205 

Hendricksen, Harman, from Witmont, power of attorney from, Ill, 31 

power of attorney to, 304 

Hendricksen, Hendrick, from Doesburgh, I, 161 

' Hendricksen, Hendrick, from Eerlant, soldier, power of attorney from,' Ill, 44 

Hendricksen, Hendrick, witness, Ill, 260 

Hendricksen, Heindrick, drummer, purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, 336 

Hendricksen, Jacob, from Benschop, power of attorney from, II, 363 

Hendricks van Dort, Jacob, stabs Hans Hendricks, II, 165, 166 

Hendricksen, Jacob, soldier, Ill, *86 

Hendricksen, Jacob, surgeon, certificate as to the cause of the death of a female,. . . . Ill, 93 
Hendricksen, Jan, sailmaker, serves on board the West India Raven, I, 163 

affidavit of, 184 

Hendryckse, Jan, trunkmaker, engages a substitute to serve in his place in an expe- 
dition, Ill, 381 

Hendricks van Gunst Jah., Ill, 365 

purchases land in Midwont, 366 

witness, 387 

Hendricksen, Jeuriaen, from Ossenbrugge, contracts to build a house for Thomas 

Hall, I, 187 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 47 

PAGE. 

Hendricksen^ Jeuriaen. — Continued. 

leaves a house and plantation to Jacob Vernu 311, 343 

acts as a witness, 258 

contracts to build a house for Philip Geracrdy, 385 

engages to complete David Provoost's house by a certain day, 301 

leases a house and plantation to Jacob Vernu, 211, 243 

• contracts to build a house for director Kieft, II, 81 

purchases a horse, 82 

contracts to buUd a house for Jan Damen, Ill, 60 

contracts to build a house for Adriaen Dircksen Coen, 195 

Hendricksen, Luycas, power of attorney from, Ill, 55 

drummer, arranges for the pajonent of money which he owes to Lucas Dircksen, 383 

Hendricksen, Peter, from Denmark, II, 338, 340, 343, 343, 345 

promissory uote of, 346 

(See Cant.) 

Hendricksen, William, from Wesep, sailor on board the West India Raven, I, 163 

Hendrixsen, William, rents van Curler's plantation, I, 253 

Hengst, Gerrit van, Ill, 28 

Henriques, Jacob Cohen Ill, 403 

Herbel, Martin van, I, 250 

Herrmans, Augustyn, agent of Peter Gabry & Sons, acknowledges receipt tjf money 

paid by director Kieft, II, 193 

amount paid to, 205 

seHs malt to Thomas Willett and others, 201 

asks security for wine, 237 

rents Burgher Joris's house, 338 

Arent Corsen, indebted to, 240 

authorizes George Grace to collect said debt, 341 

mentioned, 399, 347, 407, 410, 431 

impowered to collect debts due to Haes Jansen, in New Netherland, 304 

power of attorney to, 307, 398 

substitution from, 308 

partner in the privateer La Garce, 333 

goes security for Adriaen van der Donck, 331 

Carsten Jansen Almussen impowers him to collect money in Holland, 357 

agent of Catrina Verlet in a claim against David Provoost, 373 

power of attorney to, Ill, 39 

arbitrator in a case, 83, 85 

goods belonging to Tielman WUlekens found in his store and confiscated 94 

agent for Captain Blauvelt, 116 

declaration of, 133 

mentioned, 146, 148 

exchanges a lot for land near the Kolck, 306 

promissory note of John Prints to, 323 

impowers Isaac Allerton to collect amount of said note, 333 

gives bonds for goods on board the Bontekoe, 232 

conveys his house in New Amsterdam to Comelis Werckhoven, 360 

appraisers appointed to value the house, lot, &c., of, 319 

value of said property, 320 

Hermans, Beatrix, HI, 51, 53 

Herry, Tyck, testifies to occurrences in the Bay of Campeachy, Ill, 179 

Hessel, Jacob, I, 349 

Heusden, Laurens van, : H, 331, 337, 346, 402 

Heyl, Mr. H, 73 

resides oa Manhattan Island, 96 



48 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

FAQB. 

Heyn, Jan, receipt from, II, 333 

Heyn, Peter, ship carpenter, enters the sendee of the government, Ill, 43 

promissory note of , 121 

Heynsen, Laurens, III. 233 

Heyt, Bichard, sells a house to Aert Eversen, II, 240 

Hill, James, seaman on board the West India Raven, I, 162 

John Cock bequeathes his effects to, 236 

Hobbens, Simeon, II| l'^ 

Hoboken, Hendrick Comelissen van Vorst leases th e Company's bouwery at, I, 86 

Aert Teunissen rents the bouwery at, 222 

Hobsen (Obbesen) John, hires a plantation, ... I, 149 

assigns his right to the maizeland at Fort Hope, 199 

carpenter, contracts to buUd houses for Isaac de Foreest, 287 

Hog island, improvements on, II, 60 

Holgertsen, Dirck, note of, I, 16 

particulars of a fight between Jan Damen, his wife's stepfather, and, 28, 29 

hires a bouwery and cattle from the director, 136 

a house built on Long Island for, II, 328 

leases land to Jochem Oalder Ill, 109 

mentioned, 127, 282 

purchases land at Mespachtes, 210 

and sells it to Peter Hudde, 211 

(See Volckertsen.) 

Holmes, William, engages passage to St. Christophers, Hi 28 

Homs, George, note of, I, 24 

tenant of Wouter Van Twiller, 33 

occupies the plantation at Sapokanikan, 97 

note of, to John Jenny 130 

commences a plantation at Deutel Bay, 192 

hires Jan Jacobsen, 199 

Thomas Hall sells half the house and plantation at Deutel Bay to, 257 

pays for the plantation at Deutel Bay, 258 

promissory note of, II, 302 

bond to, 303 

plantation of, 315 

his wife abuses the wife of Robert Butler, 431, 432 

Hoochvelt, Elizabeth van, wife of Jacobus van Curler, power of attorney from,. . . Ill, 827 

Hooffstratten, W., Ill, 282 

Hooges, Anthony, arrives in New Amsterdam, Il, 6 

promissory notes of, 225 

secretary of Renselaerwyck, II, 352; III, 78, 204 

Hooglandt, Cornells Dircksen, agrees to take charge of Mr. Van Twiller's goats,. . . I, 33 

marries the widow of Jacob Dircksen Vogel, 99 

power of attorney from, 100 

deed of, for his house, land and the ferry on Long Island, II, 89 

note of Tonis Nyssen in favor of, 159 

power of attorney from, 408 

owns a farm on Long Island, : Ill, 268 

ferrymaster, sells a house and land near the ferry on Long Island to Cornells de 

Potter 293, 294 

Hoorn, Jan van, II, 237, 238 

(See Cornelissen.) 

Hopffa, Andreas, : Ill, 255, 257 

Hops, note payable in malt or, II, 95 

imported from Holland, , . Ill, 251 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 49 

TAGE. 

Horses, price of, II, 340 

sent from New Netherland to Verginia, 348 

(See Cattle.) 

House of Augustine Herrman, dimensions of, HI, 260 

Houses, contracts to build, 1, 101, 187, 190, 207, 213, 225, 287, 307; II, 11, 13, 14, 29, 32 

81, 129, 312, 334; III, 60, 108, 195 

Housem. (See Pietersen Jan.) 

Houten, van. (See Oornelissen.) 

Hoykens, Oornelis van der, fiscal, 1, 172, 200, 201, 208, 244, 268, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282 

284, 304, 322; II, 27, 73, 76, 82, 92, 99, 100, 118, 131, 152, 158, 164, 167 
176, 186, 230 241, 242, 243, 247, 250, 256, 257, 273, 27C, 299, 310, 420 

protest against, for neglect of duty, II, 162 

accused of defaming the director ; his answer, 163 

forbids the erection of a fort on Beren Island, 174 

counter protest against, 175 

Peter Wyncoop protests against his unloading the ship Arms of Renselaerswyck,. . . 178 

answer thereto, 179 

Peter Wyncoop's receipt for powder obtained from, 181 

forbids Govert Loockermans trading with Indians, 182 

Hoyt, Oornelis Ill, 188 

Hubbard, James, pledges his house and farm that he will remain a prisoner in the 

City Hall of New Amsterdam until legally discharged, Ill, 362 

Hudde, Aeltje, birth of, I, 233 

Hudde, Andries, certifies the damage of goods on board the Dolphin, I, 5 

note of, to Gerrit Wolphertsen and others, 19 

inventory of his property at Achtervelt, 20 

engages to send laborers and implements from Holland for his plantation, 22 

mortgages his property at Achtervelt, 30 

wampum stolen from, 32 

Mrs. Jansen enquires if her child resembles, 53 

engages passage for persons to New Netherland in the ship Fire of Troy, 163 

acknowledges payment for Mr. La Montague of part of a debt due the estate of 

Hendrick de Foreest, 166 

note of, for money received from Jonas Bronck, 167 

conveys a part of Achtervelt to Wolphert Gerritsen, 174 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus releases his claim thereto, 175 

mortgages cattle to the "West India Company, : 182 

formerly member of the council of New Netherland, 200 

accuses Hendric de Vries Geraerts with having broken open his trunk in 

Amsterdam, 200 

empowers Peter Wybrantsen Boornstra to collect money for him in Amsterdam,. . 201 

Anthony Jansen gives security for the delivery of goats to, 221 

protest of director Kieft against, and answer of, 229 

birth of his daughter, 233 

quits claim to Vredendael as'husband of Hendric de Forecst's widow, 251 

pays Johannes la Montague the sixth part of the proceeds of the chattels of the 

late Hendrick de Foreest, 252 

Nicholas Boot agrees to plant the land of, 259 

witnesses a power of attorney, 321 

leases his plantation at Flatland to John Underbill, II, 8 

late provincial secretary, 37 

deposes that Mr. Nicholas Boot obtained goods from the public store 60 

indebted^to John Jenny, 63 

mentioned, 355 

7 



50 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 



Hudde, Andries. — Continued. 
empowers Gerrit Wolpliertsen to collect his wife's portion of her father's estate,. . 159 

pays money to Peter Rouloffsen, 370 

promissory note of, 271 

commissary at the South river, power of attorney from, to sell his plantation on 

Long Island 431 

his report on the proceedings of the Swedes on the South River, Ill, *77 

visits the Manhattans and reports state of afiairs on the South river, *95 

Alexander Boyer in charge of affairs at the South river, during the absence at the 

Mauhatans of, *98 

affidavits touching the behavior of the Swedes towards the Dutch at the South 

river, collected by, *101,*102 

the Swedish lieutenant abuses, *103 

conveys a lot in New Amsterdam to Abraham Pietersen, 134 

commissary at the South river, , 185 

sells land on Long Island to Lodewyck Jonck, 209 

vessels at the SouthTriver to receive clearances from, 226, 227 

commissary at the South river, 246 

has land on Long Island, 297 

empowers Mr. Van Beecq to collect certain wills and papers for him in Holland,. 390, 891 

son of Aeltje Schenkels, ' 391, 392 

Hudde, Hendric, deceased in the East Indies, I, 202 

Hudde, Hendrick, son of Andries, Ill, 391, 392 

Hudde, Peter, purchases land at Mespachtes, Long Island, Ill, 311 

Hudde Butgersen, Claes, I, 201 

Huebertsen, Jan, II, 251 

Hulen, Louis, indebted to Isaac Allerton, II, 439 

Hulter, Johan de, marries a daughter of Johannes de Laet, Ill, 344 

Humphrey, Robert, serves at Marinham, II, 396 

Hutchinson, Edward, power of attorney from, II. 273 

Hutchinson, William, rents Abraham Rycker's farm on Long Island, II, 135 

Hutsjes, Mr. master of a New England pinnace I, 46 

Hewit, Randel, leases part of Richard Smith's house, Ill, 265 

Huybertsen, Lambert. (See Mol.) 

Huyden, Douwke, testifies to the sale of goods by Marynus Lucassen to Skipper 

Low, Ill, 353 

Huyghen, Hendrick, Swedish Commissary, II, 131 

where from, Ill, *80, *81 

pulls down the Dutch arms, *84 

unbecoming language of, *87 

questions the right of the Dutch to the Schuylkill *92 

mentioned, *94 

letter of Commissary Hudde to, *9o 

Huys, Jacob Jansen, Ill, 306, 207, 211, 213, 219, 230, 222, 333, 334, 282 

charters his ship the Peartree, for a voyage to the West India Islands, 348 



Ide, (van Vorst), Mrs. leases the Company's bouwery at Ahasimus, I, 105 

rents sheep from the director-general, 137 

sold cows to Maryn Adriaensen and Frederic Lubbersen, 286 

(See Vorst.) 

Ilpendam, Adriaen Jansen van, schoolmaster at New Amsterdam, HI, 16 

renounces all right to his father's estate, 162 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 51 

PAGE. 

Ilpendam, Jan Jansen, commissary at the South river, II, 150, 183 

power of attorney from the widow of, 420 

prosecuted and dismissed, 420 

indebted to Jan Suediger, 423 

Catalyntie van Strassel, widow of, 424, 425 

Immigrants sent to New Netherland by Kiliaen van Renselaer, I, 37 

Indenture of Cornells Jansen to Evert Duyckingh, glazier, Ill, 61 

of Jan Jansen from Rotterdam to Albert Cornelissen, 62 

of Anna Patricx to Cornells van Tienhoven, 95 

Indian corn, price of, I, 65 

David Provoost, commissioned to purchase, 198 

Indians, accused of stealing goods from the public store, I, 32 

employed as farm laborers on Manhattan Island, 150 

a squaw assaulted by a sailor near the Fresh water on Manhattan Island, 151, 152 

David Provoost employed to purchase maize from the, 198 

planters murdered on Staten Island by the, 297, 298 

at Pavonia, attacked by the Dutch, II, 113 

kill a Dutchman and his wife, 113 

Wappingers murder William Cornelissen Coster, 134 

their location, 134 

attack the Colonic at Achter Col, 147 

bum Achter Col and destroy all who visit it, 151 

divers persons killed by, 163 

burn the house of Jochem Pietersen Kuyter, 172 

five hundred of, slain 179 

powder and guns imported for, 179 

war waged against, 180 

Govert Loockermans forbidden to trade with, 182 

an, discharges a cannon shot at thesloop of Govert Loockermans when passing 

Beren Island and nearly kills him, 199 

deny that they burnt J. P. Kuyter's house, 253, 254 

duffles not to be sold in New England, except to, 352 

Earitans attack some Dutch traders, 353 

Minquaas, minute of an interview between director Stuyvesant and some, 369 

the Swedish government intrigues with Minqua, 369 

of Long Island, parties attempt to carry off maize belonging to, 382 

Govert Loockermans trades at the Crommegou with the, Ill, 57 

Mohawk, make a treaty with the Dutch, 70 

irritated against director Stuyvesant, ' 70 

invite B. v. Slechtenhorst to settle in the Mohawk country, 71 

Swedes and Dutch compete for the trade of the Minqua, *78, *79, *81, *91 

of Delaware river, the Swedes prejudice the, against the Dutch, *83 

Dutch purchase lands from the Delaware, *84 

the Dutch, ill treated by the Delaware *88 

the Armewamese, conspire against the Dutch, *88 

Hans Jacobsen sent to explore the country of the Minquaa, *98 

visit Fort Nassau, *99 

kill two Swedes, *99 

state of the Trade with the Minquaas, *106 

select the tallest among them to trade with the Dutch, *106 

convey a large tract of land on the South river to the Dutch, *107 

Surgeon Bogaert's property sold to satisfy a claim brought by, ... 115 

Wouter van Twiller asks conformation of his purchases of lands from the, 168 

settlers deterred from taking land on Manhattan Island through fear of the, 168 



52 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Indians. — Continued. 

a squaw, the chief of the Cattskill, 203 

of Wickquaeslceclc, convey their lands to the Dutcli, 379 

Indigo, shipped from the West Indies, Ill, 193 

Informations against Barent Jorisen Tourba}', a soldier, II, 243 

Inheritance, legal proceedings when renouncing a right of, Ill, 162 

Inquest on the body of a dead woman, Ill, 92 

Instructions to Hans Jacobsen about to visit the country of the Minquaas, Ill, *98 

Interest, rate of, I, 57, 217, 267 ; 11, 85, 86, 103, 360, 373 ; III, 208 

Inventories : 

of Andries Hudde's property at Achtervelt, Long Island, I, 20 

of public buildings erected in the time of Wouter van Twiller, 91 

of vessels built and repaired during the same time, 93 

of Wouter van Twiller's property in New Netherland, 96 

of cattle sold by director Van Twiller, 98 

of goods remaining in the public stf>re from the ships Herring and Love, 179, 180 

of articles furnished the ship Neptune, 360 

of Mrs. Van Vorst's and Jacob Stoffelsen's property, 372, 276 

of goods brought to New Netherland, by the ship Eyckenboom, 294 

of the widow Bronc's property, II, 108 

of property on the bouwery called Vredendael, 118 

of property on the bouwery rented by A. van Curler to Thomas Spicer, 134 

of stores furnished to the yacht Real, 153 

of property belonging to Hans Nelisen deceased 158 

of complaints made that none, have been made of the property of deceased persons, 163 

of stuck, &e., delivered by Anthony Jansen to Edmund Adley, 275 

of goods left by Jan Jansen van St. Obyn in charge of Jacob Wolphersen, 291 

of property left by Aeltje Jans, deceased, 309 

of Hans Lodowyx property, Ill, 59 

of ship Young Prince of Denmark and of her cargo confiscated by order of the 

director-general and council, 96 

of effects belonging to Urbanus Luersen, 182 

of apparel of yacht Watchful Buoy, 330 

of Jacob Kooy's effects, 245 

of J. J. Damen's personal estate, 247 

of effects belonging to one Calebuys, 259 

of the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 336 

of property found on board the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 395 

Ireland, Captain Vande Grist, obliged to run the ship Neptune into, II, 355 

and sells tobacco in, 356 

price of provisions in, 356, 401 

ship Neptune at, Ill, 14 

Iron imported from Boston, Ill, lis 

Isbrantsen, Jacob, I, 158 

Iselstyn, Jan Willemsen, from Leyden, power of attorney from, Ill, 153 

(See Willemsen.) 

Iselstyn, William Pomson, power of attorney to, Ill, 158 

Italian, Peter, son-in-law of Jan Manje, II, 176 

(See Alierto.) 
Ivory. (See Elephants teeth.) 
Izrael, Isaque, Ill, 403 



or DUTCH MAlSrUSCEIPTS. 53 
J. 

PAGE. 

Jacobs, Gertruyd, widow of Gerrit van Vorst, deed of settlement ou her children on 

her re-marriage, II, 103 

Jacobs, Sineke, power of attorney from, Ill, 40 

Jacobse, flans, prevented building on the Schuylkill, Ill, *94 

instructions to *98 

Jacobsen from Steenwyc, Abraham, husband of Gertrude Willems, power of 

attorney from, II, 47 

power of attorney to Hendrik Jansen to receive money due his (Jacobsen's) wife,. 146 

empowers Rev. Mr. Bogardus to settle estate of his deceased wife, 220 

affidavit of, regarding wine belonging to Augustus Herrmanns, 227 

Jacobsen, Barent. (See Cool.) 

Jacobsen, Claes, from Schaegen, formerly master mason at Fort Amsterdam, I, 117 

mentioned, II, 140 

Jacobsen, Cornells, from Martensdyck, leases the bouwery called Walenstyn, I, 10 

testifies in regard to leather said to have been stolen, II, 155 

(See StilU.) 

Jacobsen, Gerrit testifies that cattle were nearlj' lost in the swamp near old Jan's 

land, II, 155 

Jacobsen Hendrick, part owner of the frigate La Garce, II, 277, 323 

promissory note to, 325 

will of, 325 

Jacobsen Costverlooren, Jacob, carman in Amsterdam, I, 249 

(See Roy.) 

Jacobsen, Jan, from Haerlem, testifies regarding an assault on deputy-sheriff 

Bredenbent, I, 27 

enters the service of George Homs and Thomas Hall, 199 

declaration respecting a fight between Hans Hendricx and Jacob van Dort, II, 165 

testifies to the violent behavior of Captain Underbill and George Baxter 176 

witness, '. 387 

Jacobsen, Jan, from Vreland, lets cows on shares to Hendrick Harmansen, I, 50 

contracts to work a farm with Gysbert Rycken, 103 

sells his claim to cows, 155 

marriage contract between Maritje Peters and, 183 

sells to Aert Teunissen his interest in certain cows in possession of Hendrick 

Harmansen 306 

purchases Jan Fransen's house and plantation, II, 130 

sells his plantation to Lambert van Valckenburch, 210 

Jacobsen, Peter, of Rensberch, and wife, will of, II, 40 

mentioned, 269 

Jacobsen, Rut, purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, III^ 184 

mentioned, 224 

Jacobsen, Serjeant Thomas, abuses and threatens to strike the widow Bartram, II, 30 

Jacobsen, William, owns land at Midwout, Ill, 374 

(See Marius.) 

Jacobsen, Wybrant, II, 15 

Jacquet, Jan Paul, witness, Ill, 401 

James, Thomas, tenders payment of a note held against him, I, 188 

becomes security for Edward Griffin, 348 

Jan, Black, II, 167 

Jan, Old. (See Celes ; Seals.) 

Jan de Lacher's hook, Payonia, I, 337 



54 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAUE. 

Jans, Aeltje, widow of Jochem Cornelissen, leases her plantation to Martin Meuloff 

and Thomas Foster, II, 91 

inventory of goods left at her death by, 309 

Jans, Anna, wife of Rev. Mr. Bogardus, raises her clothes a little to avoid soiling 

them with mud, I, 56, 57 

purchases cloth for a petticoat, 61 

widow of Roeloff Jansen, 109 

provision made for her children by Roeloflf Jansen, her former husband, II, 36 

names of children of, 37 

widow of Everardus Bogardus, power of attorney from, Ill, 148 

mentioned, 209, 210 

Jans, Auke, carpenter, purchases a lot west of Broadway, in New Amsterdam, . . . Ill, 314 

Jans, Engeltje, wife of Egbert Woutersen, will of, Ill, 317 

Jans, Harman, power of attorney to, Ill, 32 

Jans, Hillegond, wife of Rev. Johannes Megapolensis, senior, HI, 355 

Jans, Helgond, daughter of Rev. Johannes Megapolensis, junior, bequest to, Ill, 338 

Jans, Jannetje, (Mingael) II, 73 

Jans, Judith, wife of Cecer Alberto, paid her share of the estate of Jan Manje her 

late father, II, 185 

Jans, Marritje, wife of Dirck Cornelissen, power of attorney to collect money due 

Tryn Jonas, her mother, II, 411 

widow of Dirck Cornelissen, Ill, 153 

settlement of her late husband's estate, 153 

power of attorney from, 23 

Jans, Neeltje, I, 316 

Jans, Pietertje, wife of Olaes Jansen de Ruyter, rents a house to David Ferera, Ill, 259 

Jans, Willem, Ill, 274 

Jansen, — r^, from Gottenbiirg, Ill, 130 

Jansen, Abrs,ham, certilies to the good character of Cornells Cornelissen, boatswain 

of the Angel Gabriel, I, 337 

mentioned, ■ II, 144 

agrees to contribute, to the support of Cornells Doele, a wounded sailor, 233 

will of, 333 

part owner of the prifateer La Garce, 377 

sells yacht Love, 311 

mentioned, Ill, *305 

purchases land at Mespachtes, Long Island, 211 

Jansen, Adam, enters the service of David Pieterseu de Vries, I, 83 

Jansen, Adriaen, Van 't Ooch, testifies that by order of Fiscal van Dyck, Adam 

Roelantsen was thrown out of the tavern, II, 416 

dissolution of partnership between Claes Claesen Hording and, Ill, 76 

Jansen, Adriaen, from Leyden, powers of attorney to, Ill, 9, 172 

Jansen, Albert, II, 18, 154; III, 60 

Jansen, Andries, deposition of, II, 215 

Jansen, Anna, wife of Cornells Joosten, Ill, 358 

Jansen, Anthony, from Salee, evidence resjiecting the death of his dog, I, 7 

called a Turk, 8 

words used by, when called on to pay Rev. Mr. Bogardus, 52 

his wife inquires whom her new bom babe resembles, 53 

and asserts that Rev. Mr. Bogardus has taken a false oath, 54 

Wybrant Pietereen insults the wife of, 86 

insults Philip de Truy, 88, 89 

purchases horses from Mr. Van Twiller, 98 

conversation between Philip de Truy and the wife of, 102 



OP DUTCH MANUSOKIPTS. 55 

PAGE. 

Jansen, Anthony, from Salee. — Continued. 

his wife not intoxicated, 103 

sells his bouwery in New Amsterdam, 119 

signs his name Anthony Jansen, from Ves (Fez ?) 151 

fruit-trees on his premises in New Amsterdam, 153 

acknowledges part payment of his bouwery in New Amsterdam, 173 

banished from the Island Manhate, 176 

obtains a grant of one hundred morgens of land on Long Island, 176 

gives security for the delivery of goats to Andries Hudde, 221 

sailors take off a lot of pumpkins from the farm of, II, 143 

rents his bouwery to Edmund Adley, 274 

inventory of his stock, &c., 275 

mentioned, Ill, 208 

Jansen, Arent. (See VUeringen.) 

Jansen, Barent, rents cattle from Wouter van Twiller, I, 21 

Jansen, Barent, from Ockholm, testifies that Cornelis Melyn had allowed him to 

take away maize from Long Island belonging to Indians, Ill, 382 

Jansen Barent, cook on board the Young Prince of Denmark, power ofi attorney 

from, Ill, 106 

Jansen, Barent, purchases Peter Linde's farm on Long Island, Ill, 297 

Jansen, Bartel, IH, 283 

Jansen, Boye, II, 171 

Janse, Carel, Swedish book-keeper, a Fin, Ill, *80, *81 

Jansen, Claes, tailor, his evidence in regard to Jacob Jeuriaensen I, 153 

Jansen Olaes, of Amsterdam, brother-in-law of Frederick Lubbertsen, Ill, 6 

proof of a debt due by Peter Rutten to, 20 

Jansen, Claes, from Ernden, joins his brother-in-law, Lambert Cool, in a plantation, . I, 186 

marries a daughter of Cornelis Lambertsen Cool, ■. ■. II, 160 

his wife's share of her father's estate, 161 

power of attorney from, 384 

deceased, William Tomassen purchases part of .the estate of, Ill, 150, 152 

Jansen Backer, Claes, hires three mares from director Kieft, I, 235 

empowered to collect and pay debts of Rowland Hackwaert, II, 243 

testifies that the Indians deny having burned J. P. Kuyter's house, 253 

witness, - 269 

Jansen, Claes, (alias Jan Pottajie) leases land at Paulus Hook, I, 68 

Jansen,Claes, from Schagen, II, 404 

Jansen, Claes, from Ziericksen, surgeon Bogaert leaves his property to Jellije, 

daughter of, I, 48 

Jansen, Cornells, of Amsterdam, seaman, I, 249 

Jansen, Cornells, from Texel, binds his son to Hendric Harmensen, I, 175 

Jansen, Cornells, II, 376 

Jansen, Cornelis, bound apprentice to Evert Duyckingk glazier, Ill, 61 

Jansen, Dirck, of Amsterveen, uncle of Leendert Arentsen's wife, Ill, 42 

Jansen, Du-ck, purchases a yacht from Barent Dircksen, I, 112 

Jansen, Dirck, witness, Ill, 77 

JansenDirck, from Medenblec, shipwright, Ill, 93 

sells his house, bam and farm at Flatbush to Cornelis van Ruyven, 344 

Jansen, Eerick, HI. 164 

Jansen, Elke, II, 282 

purchases from Peter vander Linde a plantation on Manhattan Island, 430 

purchases the Malle smits berg from Jan Clasen, Ill, 75 

sells a plantation to Luycas vander Liphorst, 114 

Jansen, Foppe. (See OutTumt.) 



56 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Jansen, Trans, objects to living on Staten Island througli fear of the Indians, I, 398 

goods on board the ship Bonteltoe for Ill, 240 

Jansen, Frederick, an account assigned by William Smith to, II, 256 

Jansen, Gerrit, gunner, declaration of sm-geons as to the cause of his death, I, 18 

particulars of the fight in which he lost his life, 39, 40 

Jansen, Gerrit, from Enckhuysen, power of attorney from, Ill, 1 

Jansen, Gerrit, from Naerden, power of attorney from Teunis Tomassen to, I, 255 

Jansen, Gerrit, from Oldenberch, rents the bouwery called Walenstyn, I 139 

purchases said bouwery, 141 

leases his plantation to William Williamson and John Hobson, 149 

borrows money from Jonas Bronck, 167 

note of to Barent Dircksen, 224 

acquires possession of the Malle smits berg, Ill, 187 

witness, 206, 207, 211, 212, 220, 224, 272, 286 

Jansen van Swol, Gerret, II, 17 

his evidence in regard to occurences on an expedition against Indians under 

command of Ensign Van Dyck, 25 

Jansen, Gilles, from Brewerhaven, hires himself to Cornelia Claesen Swits, II, 80 

(See Pompoen) 
Jansen, Hans, from Noordstrandt, testifies that C. Melyn had permitted him to go to 

Long Island to carry off maize belonging to Indians there, II, 382 

Jansen, Hans, from Rotterdam, I, 160 

note of indebtedness to Cornelis Volkersen, 161 

binds his daughter, Marritje Hans, to Philip Gerritsen, II, 191 

Jansen, Harman, aflBdavit of, Ill, 20 

Jansen, Harman, of Amsterdam, Ill, 160 

Jansen, Harman, from Cologne, Ill, 386 

Jansen, Harman, of the South river, Ill, *104, *108 

Jansen, Hay, I, 303 

master of ship St. Jacob, power of attorney from, II, 304 

Jansen, Hendrick, farm servant, Ill, 253 

Jansen, Hendrick, from leveren, blacksmith, evidence of, in the case of Bogardus vs. 

Anthony Jansen, I, 53, 57 

appraises damages suffered by Adam Roelentsen, 291 

materials furnished to, 295 

mentioned, II, 147 

sells his house and lot to Adam Brower, 249 

account of a fight at the house of, 285 

promissory note to, 390 

power of attorney from, II, 406 ; III, 37, 38 

purchases Peter Lourensens's house and lot in New Amsterdam, 87 

order to pay money to, 113 

witness, 153, 254 

location of his lot, 308 

Jansen, Hendrick, tailor, accused of haying called Anthony Jansen a Turk, &c., ... I, 8 

hires cattle from Mr. Van Twiller, 31 

owns land near Fort Amsterdam, 119 

borrows money from the deacons, 145 

sells his house and land to Maryn Adriaensen, 306 

Jan Damen purchases said property, 307 

occupies land in the Smith's Valley, II, 70 

sells his house, garden, &c., to William Adriaensen, 77 

releases Jan Jansen Damen as security for Maryn Adriaensen, 93 

appoints Gillis Pietersen his attorney in his absence, 95 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 57 

PAGE. 

Junsen, Hendrick. — Continued. 

say3 the people ought to ship the director off to HoUand, &c., 107 

power of attorney to, 146, 380, 392, 394, 395 

power of attorney from, 214 

sells his house and brewery to Burger Jorisen, 215 

fined, 319 

his wife ransomed from Indians, 219 

promissory note of, 308 

purchases the yacht Hope, 328 

sells duffels to Thomas Hall, 330 

deceased, HI, 274 

Jansen, Hendrick, of Gouda, father-m-law of Gillis Pietersen, power of attorney to, . II, 417 

Jansen, Hendrick, from Utrecht, hires cattle from Cornelis Melyn, Ill, 173 

Jansen van de Yen, Hendrick, Ill, 258, 260 

Jansen, Heddrickie, sister of Jan Jansen Damen, Ill, 198 

Jansen, Isaac, from Amsterdam, surgeon, power of attorney from, Ill, 179 

Jansen, Jacob, from Lulpen, I, 249 

deposition of, respecting stolen money, II, 54, 56 

testifies that N. Coom ordered Govert Loockman to strike his flag when passing 

Beren Island, 198 

Jansen, Jan, witness to a power of attorney, I, 182 

Jansen Campen, Jan, I, 321 

Jansen, Jan, cheesemonger, power of attorney to II, 419 ; III, 55, 179 

Jansen Jan, mate of the Seven Stars, II, 54 

power of attorney from, 66 

Jansen, Jan from Brest, power of attorney to, II, 288 

Jansen, Jan, from Gottenburgh, Roeloff Jansen d' Haes's house mortgaged to, Ill, 277 

Jansen, Jan, of Gysendam, gunner in the service of the East India Company, I, 99 

Jansen, Jan, from Ham, his evidence against Barent Jorissen Tourbay, II, 244 

testifies that Martin Ael bequeathed his house and lot to Martin Cregier, 255 

Jansen, Jan, from Langendyck, hires cattle from Cornelis Melyn, Ill, 174 

Jansen, Jan, from Puerssell, power of attorney from, II, 211 

Jansen, Jan, from Rotterdam, II, 271 

promissory note of, 390, 406 

bound apprentice to Albert Cornellissen, Ill, 62 

Jansen, Jan, from Steenderen, rents Ensign Smith's plantation, Ill, 389 

Jansen uyten Westerhout, Jan, Ill, 333 

Jansen, Jan, agrees to contribute to support of a wounded seaman, II, 233 

part owner of the frigate La Garce 277 

Jansen de Jongh, Jan, Ill, 365 

sells his land in Midwout, 36G 

(See Ditmanen; Pkrsel.) 

Jansen, Jelis, from Lantsmoer, power ot attorney from, Ill, 100 

son of Jan Andriessen, 100 

Jansen, Jems, seaman on board the West India Raven, I, 162 

Jansen, Kersten, legacy to, I, 234 

Jansen, Lieve, sells his plantation on Long Island beyond Hellgate, Ill, 388 

Jansen, Louis, from Wyck, seaman on board the West India Raven, I, 161 

Jansen Lubbert, testifies to the firing on Govert Loockerman's sloop whilst passing 

Beren Island, II, 224 

Jansen, Martin, from Breukelen, Ill, 254 

Jansen, Matthew, sells a sloop to Jan Peecket, Ill, 229 

Jansen, Michael, emigrates with his family to New Netherland, I, 37 

impowers Arent van Curler to settle his account with the Patroon, II, 230 

8 



68 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

Jansen, Michael. — Continued. [page. 

assigns a lease of a bouwery on Manhattan Island, 329 

testifies to the measure of a piece of frieze, 330 

impowered to collect money for Sander Leendersen, 349 

mentioned, 404 

empowered to take care of Captain de Fries's free negroes and Brazilian women, 402 

Jansen, Michael (Machghyel), guardian of Dirck Comelissen's son, Ill, 48, 152 

power of attorney from, 193, 225 

Jansen, Maurits, testifies to an assault committed by Jan Damen on Dirck Holgersen's 

wife I, 28 

witnesses documents, 51, 59, 63, 83, 85, 88, 93, 94, 95, 104, 106, 111, 114, 116, 117, 118, 128, 
130, 156, 162, 168, 170, 176, 180, 181, 186, 187, 193, 195, 197, 199, 203, 
219, 232, 260, 267, 277, 284, 287, 291, 299, 300, 301, 313, 318, 334, 335 

commissary of provisions, 395 

mentioned, II, 6, 7, 11, 12, 17, 22, 34, 47, 50, 52, 58, 62, 66, 68, 70, 126 

late commissary, empowered to collect money due Surgeon Jurgens, 46 

power of attorney to, 67 

Jansen, Nanning, engages not to sell duffels to the English of New England, II, 352 

power of attorney from II, 413, III, 55 

Jansen, Ock III. 194 

Jansen van Norden, Otto, II, 18 

Jansen, Paulus, I, 391 

Jansen, Paulus, of Amsterdam, step-father of Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen, Ill, 36 

Jansen, Peter, I, 31, 166 

testifies that the English soldiers hid in the cellar when the Indians burned Jochem 

Pietersen's house, II, 173 

testifies that a certain bark was the property of Sir Edmand Ploeyden, 203 

from Gorcum, power of attorney and wiU of, 212 

mortgages his house, 223 

empower^ Jelletje Sybrants to collect money due him, 383 

Jansen, Pete. , Koorman, purchases land on the East Eiver from Jan Forbus, Ill, 103 

witness, 110, 184 

Jansen Kom, Peter, rents part of his house to Arent Isaacksen, Ill, 371 

Jansen, Pietertje, wife of Claes Jansen Ruyter, promissory note of, II, 377 

testifies as to the paternity of a child borne by Hellegond Joris, 195 

Jansen, Philip, II, 144 

part owner of the frigate La Garce, 377 

yacht Love transferred to, 311 

(See Bingo.) 

Jansen, Remmert, from leveren, declares that Hendrick Jansen called Anthony 

Jansen, a Turk, etc., I, 8 

leases to John Lock and John Pieces his plantation on Long Island II, 97 

mentioned, 125 

Jan Karstensen hires himself to, 135 

declaration of, 169 

testifies to hearing the moans of a person out of doors, but remained in bed, 286 

vice-commander Van Brugge threatens to demolish the house at Port Orani^e be- 
longing to, Ill, 65 

leases his bouwery near Rinnegaconck, on Long Island to Hendrick Diicksen and 

Parent Jansen Bal Ill, 371 

lives in Pearl Street, New Amsterdam, 359 

Jansen, Roulolf, from Masterland, his widow married Rev. Mr. Bogardus, I, 109 

transmits money to the overseers of the Orphan House at Amsterdam, 256 

settlement on his children, II, 36, 37 

Jansen Seels, Rouloff, testifies that it was impossible to visit Achter Col, after it had 

been destroyed by the Indians, II, 151 



OP DUTCH MANIJSCEIPTS. 59 

PAOE. 

Jans, Roeloff, witness, Ill, 391, 392 

Jansen, Rutger, Ill, 366 

Jansen, Symon, master of the ship Herring, I, 189, 190 

Jansen, Simon, from Durckerdam, lodges an appeal from a condemnation of the 

ship St. Peter, II, 242 

breaks bulk at the Bermudas, 250 

master of the ship St. Peter, 296 

Jansen, van Schouw, Symon, brother-in-law of Surgeon Bogaert, empowered to 

collect money due the latter, II, 49 

Jansen, Sybrant, Ill, 245 

Jansen, Teunes, (Tonis,) sailmaker, I, 11, 88 

affidavit of, as to price paid for sugar at the public store, 282 

articles supplied to, 295 

executor of Jacob Jacobsen Roy, II, 115 

power of attorney to, 141 

Jansen Mingael, Thomas, II, 73 

Jansen, Tobias, testifies to an assault committed on a squaw, I, 152 

Jansen, Tymen, ship carpenter, I, 92, 93, 110 

note of, to the doacons of New Amsterdam, 143 

power of attorney from, 205, 319 

guardian of the minor children of Comelis van Vorst, 221 , 272 

con'irnts to receive cattle for a debt, 321 

mentioned II, 11, 141, 142 

location of his farm 39 

power of attorney from, 83 

contract to build a house for, 129 

ship-carpenter accused of neglect of duty, 170 

security for Burger Jorisen, 215 

Jansen Tyes, seaman on board the West India Raven, 1, 162 

Jansen, William, coppersmith, , Ill, 46 

Jaspaers, Claertje, I, 249 

Jellisen, Hans, testifies that the ship St. Peter broke bulk at the Bermudas, II, 250 

Jenney, John, I, 121, 122, 130, 152 

powers of attorney from, II, 63, 64 

Jochems, Andries, rents a house and lot from Daniel Litschoe, Ill, 224 

Jochems, Peter, a Swede, Ill, *95 

Jochemson, Hendrick, uncle of Mrs. Provoost, leaves her money, II, 94 ; III, 228 

Johnes, George, II, 343 

Jonas, Dorothy, II, 228 

Jonas, Thomas, assigns his account to Charles Morgan, Ill, 380 

Jonas, Tryntie, midwife, II, 61, 266 

testifies as to the paternity of Helligond Joris's child, 201 

power of attorney to collect money due her, 411 

mother of Annetie Jans, IH, 148 

Jonassen, George, promissory note of, II, 343 

Jonassen, Jonas, from Utrecht, will of, II, 228 

Jonassen, William, promissory note Of, II, 345 

Jonck (Jongh), Lodewyck, purchases land on Long Island from Andries Hudde, III, 209 

Joosen, Frans, empowers Teunis Cray to collect money, II, 50 

Joosten, Cornells, HI, 258 

Joosten, Fenneke, Ill, 147 

Joosten, Simon, agent for the privateer La Garce, II, 230 

will of, 233 

part owner of the privateer La Garce, 277 



60 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Joosten, Simon. — Continued. 

marries the widow of Surgeon Vreug-ht, 374 

Capt. de Fries leaves his free negroes and Brazilian women in charge of, 402 

power of attorney from, 432 

owns land near Hellgate, Ill, 388 

acquu'es a lot near the Kolck, Manhattan Island, 205* 

and conveys it to Augustine Heermans, 206 

Joppesen, Jan, power of attorney from, Ill, 17 

Jordens, Peter, II, 45 

Joris, Hellegond, Benedict Hendric claims a debt of, II, 169 

declares that Jan, the pilot of Seven Stars, is the father of her child, 195, 196, 201 

Jorisen, Barent II, 258 

Jorissen, Burgert, farrier, obtains the use of the smith's forge, &c., I, 197 

becomes security for Jan Jansen van Piersil, 47 

promissory note of Piersil to, Ill, 48 

owns land on Manhattan Island, 86, 87 

purchases a house on the East river, from Rouloflf Jansen Haes, 113 

has a smith's shop in New Amsterdam, 184 

i-esident of New Amsterdam, ■ 206 

one of the guardians of the estate of the widow Damen, 244 

leases his farm on Long Island, II, 39 

Engeltje Mans, wife of, 196 

possesses property in New Amsterdam, 207 

purchases Hendrick Jansen's house and bouwery on Manhattan Island, 215 

sells his house to Cornells Melyn, 238, 239 

power of attorney to, 297 

Jorisen van der Veere, Leunis, conveys Jan van Delmar's plantation on Long 

Island to Gysbert Aertsen, &c., Ill, 255 

(See Veere.) 

Jorisen, Roger, evidence of, as to an assault, I, 217 

Juffrow's valley, II, 184 

Jurgens, Peter, surgeon, empowers Maurits Jansen to collect money due him by the 

West India Company, II, 46 

marries the widow of Lieutenant Jan Bartram, 42 

power of attorney from, 44 

Juriaens, Feuntje, I, 183 

widow of Jonas Bronck, inventory of the personal property of, II, 108 

Jureaensen, Jacob, wounded, I^ 77 

forgives Jochem Beeckman for being the cause of his death, 120 

surgeons' certificate as to the cause of his death, 126 

out of doors a few days before his death, 153 

Jeureaensen, Jan, H^ 126 

Jurisdiction, patroon of Rensselaerswyck claims high and low, Ill, 68 

high, denied to the colonic of Rensselaerswyck, 78 

K. 

Kaffers, Janneke, mother of Nicolas Coorn, II, 383 

Kaggen, Daniel, II, 255 

Kakarikonck, the Swedes erect a block house at, Ill, *79 

Swedes accused of having stolen, *93 

Kalier (Caljer), Jochim, I, 163 

purchases a plantation on Long Island, II, 135 

Kant. (See Cant.) 



OF DUTCH MANXrSCEIPTS. " 61 

PAGE. 

Kaji, Jacob Jansen, carries off two masts from Renselaerswyck to the Manhattans,. . Ill, 69 

Karstensen, Jan, hires as blacksmith to Rem Jansen, II, 135 

(See Oarstensen.) 

Karynchoieck, J., director of the West India Company Ill, 169 

Katskil, lease of the old maize land at, Ill, 303 

provision for divine worship at, 203 

Jan Dircksen and Peter Tennisen, residents of, 259 

Keskachquerem, Gerrit Wolphertsen resides at, I, 368, 269 

John Underhill leases Andries Hudde's plantation near, II, 8 

Key. (See BeKey.) 

Keyser, Adriaen, commissary, purchases pork from Richard Lord, II, 364 

mentioned, 375, 424, 435 ; III, 99 

RoulofiF Jansen Haes, purchases goods from, Ill, 113 

purchases a lot belonging to Surgeon Bogaert and conveys it to Evert Pels, 115 

accused of taking beavers out of the public store, 132, 123 

testifies that Adrian Jansen van Ilpendam renounced his right to his father's 

estate, 162 

gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, 335, 341 

power of attorney to, 291 

empowers Dirck van Sehelluyne to manage his affairs during his absence in 

Holland, 332 

book-keeper and secretary of New Netherland, 393 

Keyser, Johannes, Ill, 234, 391 

Keyser, Michel, power of attorney from, II, 63 

Keyts, Mr, I, 63 

" Kicking away an estate with one's foot," note on the Dutch custom of, Ill, 162 

Kief t, William, Director of New Netherland, leases land on Manhattan Island to 

Jan Dam en, I, 1 

loans money to Dirck Holgertsen, 16 

sells Paulus Hook to Abraham Planck, 17, 25 

authorized to receive tobacco from Mr. Van Twiller, : 33 

empowers Samuel Maverick to collect money in Massachusetts for the West India 

Company, 41 

note of Jan Evertsen Bout to, 57 

sells Thomas Sanders a house and twenty-flve morgens of land, 59 

leases Pavonia to Jan Evertsen Bout, 60 

security for money due Isaac Allerton, 75 

endeavors to facilitate his trade, 76 

leases a bouwery at Hoboken to Mr. Van Vorst, 86 

leases a bouwery at Ahasimus to the widow Van Vorst, 105 

leases bouwery No. 6, Manhattan Island, to Jan van Vorst, 107 

date of his arrival in New Netherland, 110 

furnishes settlers with cattle on shares, 134, 135, 137, 154, 235, 237 

238, 239, 340, 341, 345, 246 

leases bouwery No. 3 to Leendert Arentsen, 131 

leases bouwery No. 5 to Hendrick Harmansen, 134 

leases a bouwery and cattle to Dirck Holgersen, 136 

grants 100 morgens of land on Long Island to Anthony Jansen, 176 

leases saw-mill on Nooten Island, 193 

gives Burgert Jorissen the use of the smith's forge, &c., 197 

leases bouwery No. 6 to Abraham Pietersen Garter, 210 

note of Peter Breyley and Abraham Newman to, 217 

leases bouwery at Hoboken to Aert Teunissen van Patten, 322 

leases land near Bestevaer's cripple bush, Manhattan Island, to Thomas Broen,. . . 263 



62 ■ INDEX TO TRAInTSLATIONS 

PASS. 

Kieft, William. — Continued. 

charters sMp Angel Gabriel, 309, 313 

leases maize land on Manhattan Island to Hendrick Pietersen, 323 

leases Van Twiller's plantation at Sapokanickan, Manhattan Island, to Thomas 

Hall, 325 

church warden, contracts for the^erection of a church in New Amsterdam, II, 31 

mentioned, 34, 60, 347 

guardian of Annetje Jans, 36 

empowers Dirck Niesen to collect money from Mr. Cramer, of Buhlin, 57 

rents oxen to Christopher Foster, 74 

Jurriaen Hendricksen contracts to build a house for, 81 

leases to Philip Gerritsen the tavern in New Amsterdam, 90 

Mary Adriaensen attempts the life of, 92 

Hendrick Jansen, the tailor, says " The people ought to ship him off to Holland, 

and that he would pay to give him a nobleman's death," 107 

letters of administration issued by, 134, 136 

sends a party of soldiers to protect Achter Col, 147 

protests against Fiscal van der Hoykens for neglect of duty, 162 

the Fiscal defames, 163 

orders powder to be furnished to Peter Wyncoop, 181 

binds a negro girl to Nicolas Coorn, 192 

pays a prohibited bill of exchange, 193, 205 

affidavit that Laurens Cornelissen never stated that goods had been run in and 

out of Rochelle by, 200 

agent of Wouter van Twiller, protests against Claes van Elsland for not accounting 

for money in his hands, 207 

promissory note of Anthony de Hooges to, 225 

empowered to collect money for Captain Blauwf elt, 230 

partner in the privateer La Garce, 323 

leases company's bouwery on Manhattan Island to Michael Jansen, 329 

sends a trading party to the Raritans, 353 

present at an interview with some Minqua Chiefs, 369 

late director-general, power of attorney to, 412 

late director-general, Ill, 57 

notified of the unfriendly proceedings of the Swedes, *83 

Cornells Melyn boasts that he had brought him to his grave, 93 

notifies Wouter van Twiller that he will not be permitted to alienate any of his 

property in New Netherland, 168 

deceased, 216 

Kierstede, Surgeon Hans, his declaration as to the cause'of Gerrit Jansen's death,. . I, 18 

his description of the wound received by Jacob Jeuriaensen, 77 

his certificate as to the cause of Jeuriaensen's death, 126 

witnesses a deed, 174 

surgeon Pietersen bequeaths his surgical instruments to, 234 

certifies as to the nature of Philip Gerraerdy's wound, II, 100 

mentioned, 132, 351 

testifies to the violent conduct of Captain Underbill and Lieut. Baxter towards 

the guests of Philip Gerritsen, 126 

Catalyn Trico assaulted at the house of 345 

power of attorney from, IH^ 21 

related to widow Bogardus, 287 

Kiersted, Joachim, I, 305 

receipt of, II, 95 

purchases half the bark Hope, 229 

lives near the Capske, Manhattan Island, 387 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 63 

PAQK. 

Kiketan, Va., Sir Edmund Ploeyden purchases part of a vessel at, II, 203 

Kensessing, the place for trading with the Minquas Ill, *79 

the Dutch driven from, *91 

Swedes accused of having stolen, Ill, *93 

Kip, Hendrick Hendricksen, tailor, II, 103, 103, 138 

promissory note to, 434, 435 

power of attorney to, Ill, 50 

mentioned, 87 308 

sells a house and lot in New Amsterdam to Albert Andriessen, 369 

late Schepen of New Amsterdam, sells a lot in Brewer street to Caspar Stymens, 405 

Kip, Jacob Hendricksen, II, 370, 379, 381, 282, 283, 384, 387, 288, 289, 390, 303, 305, 306 

307, 314, 331, 335, 329, 330, 331, 336, 357, 360, 362, 366, 367, 368, 371 
376, 378, 379, 380, 383, 384, 386, 387, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 396, 397 
398, 399, 400, 402, 404, 405, 406, 408, 409, 411, 415, 419, 420, 422, 425 

clerk in secretary's oflBce, II, 389, 391 ; III, 1, et seg. 

assistant commissary, power of attorney from, II, 410 

acts as deputy secretary, Ill, 64, 74, 75, 77 

acts in absence of the secretary, 136-282 

deed for a lot of land to, 208 

certificate that he is clerk of the councU, 275 

secretary of New Amsterdam 339 

Kipshaven, Lucas van, Ill, 408 

Kings Head tavern, London, mortgaged to John Evans, of New Haven, II, 183 

Klein, Uldrick, purchases a house from Adam Roelantsen, II, 52 

deposition of, 56 

mentioned, 116 

Klinckhamer, Gerrit Jansen, Ill, 121 

Geertie Abramsen, wife of, 145 

Klock, Willem, Ill, 165 

(See Clock.) 

Klomp, Lambert Huybertsen, purchases a lot in the Smiths valley, Ill, 129 

d'Kock, Claes Jansen, power of attorney from . . Ill, 149 

Kom, Peter Jansen, Ill, 371 

Koren. (See Coom.) 
Kraey. (See Cray) 

Kreeckmaeyer, Hans, stabbed, II, 370 

Krinen, Dirck, Ill, 345 

Krins, Dirck, HI, 387, 391, 392 

Krynsen, Gerrit, UIi 232 

Kuyper, Gerrit Jansen, HI. 235 

Kuyter, Jochim Pietersen, unable to ship tobacco to Holland by the ship Eycken- 

boom Ii 293 

mentioned, II. ^O, 316 

Hans Hendrix leaves half his effects to, 164 

Hendricks, servant of, I*'^ 

sends soldiers from his plantation to the Manhattans, 171, 190, 203 

Indians bum the house of, ^"^^ 

the English soldiers hide in the cellar, 173 

absent at Manhattan when his house was burned, 235 

Indians deny having burned the house of, and assert that it was burned by the 

Dutch, 253,254 

damages said to have been awarded to, HI. 93 

222 
witness, 

name of his wife, I^'^ 



64 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Kuyter, Jochim Pietersen. — Continued. 

bondof, 321 

sells part of his land on the island of Manhattan, 383 

terms of the sale, 384 

sells a lot on Pearl street, New Amsterdam, to Peter W. van Couwenhoven, 301 

L. 

Labattie, Jan, allowed to erect a house under Fort Orange and to brew therein, II, 353 

serves a notice on B. van Slechtenhorst, Ill, 63, 65 

marries the widow of Harman Bogardus, power of attorney from, 77 

part owner of the privateer La Garce, 116 

owns a lot in New Amsterdam, 150 

La Cappel. (See Orion.) 

Lacheur, William, indebted to Thomas Spicer, II, 370 

La Croix, Jeronimus, I, 64, 117; II, 153 

powers of attorney to, 213, 214, 317 

Laet, Johanna de, wife of Johan de Hulter, certificate of her good health, Ill, 344 

Laet, Johannes de, power of attorney to, II, 430 

his daughter marries Mr. de Hulter, Ill, 344 

Lambersen, Bastiaen, from Bredael, power of attorney from, Ill, 146 

Lambersen, Jacob, testifies to the burning of Jochem Pietersen's house, by Indians,. II, 173 
Lambertsen, Comelis, his son, Lambert Cornelissen, gives him a receipt for his share 

of his (Lambert's) mother's estate, II, 34 

(See Oral) 

Lancelott, Jacob, I, 116 

Landen, Arent van, bequest to, I, 72 

evidence of, in the case of Jacob Juriaensen, 153 

witnesses powers of attorney, 189, 190 

testifies that Gregoris Pietersen is mdebted to Peter van der Linden, 197 

Lantsiel, Barlolmens, Ill, 303 

Lasley, Francis, deed from Edward Wilson for half a plantation to, I, 71 

his plantation adjoins that of Barent Dircksen, 141 

has criminal conversation with Mrs. Bescher, 143 

his plantation situated on the North river, 149 

Eva Beets obtains a plantation adjoining, 293 

security for Ambrose Lonnen 393 

bond of, for the payment of the purchase-money of a plantation bought by Thomas 

Hull, II, 88 

letters of administration on the estate of, 136 

deceased, 145 

indebtedness of his estate to Isaac Allerton, 245 

Last, Peter Dircksen Ill, 375 

Lattyn, Richard II, 303, 303 

Laurens (Lourentzen), Baltazar, II, 351 

Laurens, Christoffel, contracts to make a plantation and build a tobacco house for 

WOliam Adriaensen, I, 307 

accused of taking tobacco out of the company's store, II, 133 

Laurensen (or Louresen) Jan, nephew of William Cornelissen Coster, appointed 

administrator of the latter's estate, II, 134 

power of attorney from, 141 

pays Rev. Mr. Bogardus three hundred guilders, 144 

witness, .' 398 

Laurensen, Jan, van Graft, II, 395 

(See Appel ; Laurens) 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 65 

PAGE. 

Laurensz, Baltus, I, 73 

Laurensen, Laurens, Isaac Abrahamsen fulfills a contract for, II, 297 

Laws, no effort made to execute the, II, 162 

Laws of Holland extend to New Netherland, Ill, 68 

Law terms, Dutcli, explanation of, Ill, 353 

Leases : 

Director Kieft to Jan Damen, of two tracts of land in New Amsterdam, I, 1 

Director Kieft to Wouter van Twiller, of bouwery. No. 1 3 

Barent Dircksen to Cornelis Jacobsen, of the bouwery called Wallenstyn, 10 

Jacobus van Corlaer to Olaes , of his bouwery, 13 

Director Kieft to Jan Evertsen, Bout, of the Company's bouwery at Pavonia, 58 

Abraham Planck to Gerrit Dircksen, of Paulus Hook, 68 

Abraham Planck to Claes Jansen, of land at Paulus Hook, 68 

Cornells van Tienhoven to Claes Cornelis Swits ei al, of a bouwery opposite 

Vredendael, on Manhattan Island, 77 

Director Kieft to Hendrick C. Van Vorst of a bouwery at Hoboken 86 

Director Kieft to Mrs. Ide (van Vorst), of Ahasimus 105 

Director Kieft to Jan van Vorst, of bouwery No. 6 on Manhattan Island, 107 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus to Richard Brudenell, of his plantation, 129 

Director Kieft to Leendert Arentsen, of bouwery No. 8, on Manhattan Island,. . . . 131 

Director Kieft to Hendric Harmensen, of bouwery No. 5, on Manhattan Island,. . . 134 
Director Kieft to DLrck Holgertsen (or Volckertsen), of a bouwery on Manhattan 

Island 136 

Barent Dircksen to Gerrit Jansen et al, of the bouwery called WaUenstyne, 139 

Volckert Evertsen and Garret Jansen to William Williamsen and John Hobson, 

of a plantation on the North river (Wallenst3Tie), 149 

Jonas Bronck to Peter Andriessen and Laurens Duyts, of a plantation opposite 

Manhattan Island, 169 

Thomas Sanderson to Isaac Abrahamsen and Caspar Dircksen, of Werpoes on 

Manhattan Island, 177 

Jonas Bronck to Cornells and Jan Jacobsen Stille, of a plantation on Bronck's 

land, 185 

Director Kieft to Evert Evertsen Bisschop, &c., of the Company's saw-mill on 

Nooten Island, 193 

Director Kieft to Abraham Pietersen Gorter, of bouwery No. 6, on Manhattan 

Island, 210 

Juriaen Hendricksen to Jacob Vernu, of a tobacco plantation, 211, 243 

Thomas Bescher to Abraham Newman and Peter Breyley, of a tobacco plantation 

previously occupied by Thomas Bescher, 212 

David Pietersen de Vries to Thomas Smyth, of a plantation on Stateu Island, . . . 220 

Director Kieft to Aert Teunissen van Putten, of the Company's bouwery at Hoboken, 222 

David Provoost to Thomas Broen, of a plantation on Manhattan Island, 223 

Thomas Sanders to Jan Tomassen, of the bouwery at Werpoes, on Manhattan 

Island, 347 

Jacobus van Curler to William Hendricksen and Gysbert Comelissen, of Corlear's 

Hook, 253 

Director Kieft to Thomas Broen et al, of a plantation on Manhattan Island, 263 

Oloflf Stevensen to John Smith and James Schaksburgh, of Bescher's plantation on 

Manhattan Island, 282 

Director Kieft to Hendrick Petersen, of maize land on manhattan Island, 323 

Director Kieft to Thomas Hall, of Van Twiller's plantation at Sapokanikan, on 

Manhattan Island 325 

Andries Hudde to John Underbill, of a plantation near Flatland, II, 8 

9 



66 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Leases, — Continued. 

Kev. Mr. Bogardus, of Domine's Hook, 33 

Burgher 'Joris to William Barents and Robert Edens of his land, &c., on Long 

Island, - 39 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus to Rufus Barton, of land on the East River, 53 

Barent Dircksen to Bout Fransen, of the bouwery called Wallenstyne, 59 

Bev. Mr. Bogardus to Richard Fowles, of his houvcery, 75 

Director Kieft to Philip Gerritsen of the tavern in New Amsterdam, 90 

Aeltj e Jans to Martin Menloff and Thomas Poster, of a plantation, 91 

Rem Jansen to John Lock and Jan Pieces, of his plantation on Long Island, 97 

C. van Tienhoven to Cornellis Jacobsen Stille, of his bouwery, 112 

Mr. La Montagne to Bout Francen of the bouwery called Vredendael, 116 

lease cancelled, 130 

Arent van Curler, to Thomas Spicer, of a bouwery, &c., 123 

Abraham Rycken to William Hutchinson, of a farm on Long Island, 125 

Isaac de Foreest to John Denton, of his plantation, 129 

Michel Piccet to Teunis Cray, of a house in New Amsterdam, 137 

Jan Schepmoes to Gerrit Douman, of a house on the great highway. New 

Amsterdam, 359 

Anthony Jansen to Edmund Adley , of his bouwery on Long Island, 374 

Govert Loockermans and Dick Comelissen to Hendrick Pietersen, of land near 

Bestevar's Cripple bush on Manhattan Island, 381 

to Egbert Woutersen, of a bouwery on Manhattan Island, 319 

Michael Jansen assigns to Thomas Hall his lease of a bouwery on Manhattan 

Island 329 

to Gerrit Coerten and Wouter Aertsen of Van Twiller's bouwery on Manliattan 

Island, 331 

Cornells van Tienhoven to Crigier Pischer and Garret Sears, of a piece of land at 

Breukelen, 335 

of the old maize land at Cattskill to Jan Dircksen from Bremen, Ill, 203 

Daniel Litscho to Andries Jochems, of a house and lot in New Amsterdam, 324 

Remmert Jansen to Barent Jansen Bal and Hendrick Dircksen, of a bouwery near 

Rinnegaconk, L. I., 271 

Widow Bogardus to Evert Pels, of the Bogardus farm on Manhattan Island, 387 

to Egbert van Borsum, of the ferry [a fragment], - 323 

Harmen Douwesen and Pietertje Jans to David Ferera, of a house in Pearl street. 

New Amsterdam, 359 

Peter Jansen to Arent Isaacksen, of part of a house in New Amsterdam, 371 

Cornells van Ruyven to Dirck Jansen, of his land at Midwout, 374 

P. Stuyvesant to Jacobus van Dalen, of his bouwery at Amesfoort, 384 

Ensign Dirck Smith's wife to Jan Jansen, of a plantation at Mespath, 388 

Michel de Carreman to Joseph d'Acosta, of a house in New Amsterdam, 402 

(See Deeds) 

Leendersen, Ary, pilot of La Garce, II 144 

Leendertsen, Cornells, charters the yacht Wesel, I 194 

testifies that Barent Dircksen sold his bouwery to Hendric Pietersen, 309 

note of, for goods received from Holland, II \ 

purchases yacht Hope, 9 

partner of Govert Loockermans, 10 

Leendersen vander Veer, Cornells, declaration of, 11^ 126 

Leendersen, Peter, power of attorney from, Ill ig 

drummer, promissory note of, 103 

Leendersen, Powells, master of the ship Neptune, Ill 14 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 67 



PAGE. 



Leendertsen, Sander, promissory note to, 304 ; II, 304. 

empowers Michael Jansen to to collect money 349 

promissory note of, HI. 34 

power of attorney from, 119 

Leew, Gysbert de, affidavit of, II, 360 

witness, 261, 264, 265, 308 

Lenaerts, Lysbet, I, 349 

Leon, Anthony, testifies to occurrences in the Bay of Campeachy, Ill, 177 

Leslie. (See Lastley) 

Leydecker, Jan Albertsen, Ill, 43 

Leyden, Jan of. (See WiUemsen) 

Leyssen, Lammert, Ill, 56 

License to ships sailing from Holland to New Netherland, II, 220 

Lichthardt, Hendrick Gerritsen, declares that Peter Gerlyn insulted Mrs. Bescher, I, 43, 44 

evidence of, as to the purchase of a sloop by Jan Schcpmoes, 46 

on board the "West India Raven, 162 

Lieversen, Peter, I, 233 

Llghtfoote, John, II, 99, 100 

Linoklaer, , II, 6 

Linde, Peter van der, released from his agreement to serve David Pietersen de Vries, 

on payment of his passagemoney, I, 113 

note of, for passage money of self and wife to New Netherland, 114 

evidence of, against Edward Wilson, 184 

Gregoris Pietersen indebted for surgical attendance to, 197 

borrows money from the deacons, 242 

agreement with Adriaen Pietersen for the rent of a house, 254 

complains that Nicholas Sloper's dogs kill his goats, II, 98 

his hogs destroy the crop of Teunis Cray, 136 

declaration of, regarding the shooting of hogs on Manhattan Island, 168 

indebted to Edward Agart, 296 

sells to Elke Jansen a plantation in Manhattan Island, 430 

sells his plantation to Simon Walingsen, Ill, 61 

sells his farm on Long Island, 297 

Lingh, Richard, contracts to deliver staves to Director Kieft, I, 324 

Liphorst, Luycas van der, becomes security for the payment of a balance of the 

purchase-money for the Malle smit's berg, III^ 75 

conveys a plantation to Thomas Hall, 114 

Liquors, excise, payable on retailing IH^ 398 

Lit, Nicolas van, II, 365, 366, 379 

Litscho, Daniel, II, 417 

arbitrator in a case, Ill, 82, 85 

power of attorney to, 100 

declaration of, 123 

power of attorney from, 145 

rents a house and lot to Andries Jochems, 224 

witness, , 245 

Lives, Maritje, insulted by Jan Snedeger, II, 172 

testifies to the paternity of Hellegond Joris's child, 196 

Liversen, Peter II, 167 

Lock, John, rents Rem Jansen's plantation on Long Island, II, 97 

Lodewyck, William, Ill, 154 

Lodowyc, Hans, absconds, inventory of his property, Ill, 59 

Lodvinck, Jochim, Ill, 314 



68 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAOE. 

London, ship Eyckenboomc bartered for a voyage from Virginia to, I, 289 

Long Island, Jacobus van Curler tranfers to Wouter van Twiller his flatts on, I, 31 

Anthony Jansen obtains a grant of one hundred morgens of land on, l^G 

Nanne Beets' plantation, on mortgaged, 384 

Cornelis Jacobsen Stille sells his plantation on, ; 288 

John Wood sells his house and plantation at the bay of, 292 

David Provoost resides on, 301 

Claes van Elslant empowered to manage David Provoost's plantation on, II, 26 

Burgher Jorissen, leases him farm on, °" 

Deed of Cornelis Dircksen Hoochlant to "William Tomassen for house, land and 

ferry on, ° 

Rem Jansen rents his plantation on, ^"^ 

William Hutchinson rents Ab'm Rycken's farm on, 125 

Jochem Kalier purchases a house and plantation on, 135 

John Forbes purchases from Claes Carstensen a plantation on, 170 

Anthony Jansen rents to Edmund Adley his bouwery on, 274 

a house built for Dirck Holgersen on, 328 

Cregier Fischer, hires land at Breuckelen, on, 335 

Director Stuyvesant visits, 351 

Tennis Comelissen purchases land at Amesf oort, on, 363 

parties attempts to carry off maize belonging to Indians of, 382 

debts due Claes Cater at, 413 

Andries Hudde gives authority to sell his plantation on, 431 

Dirck Holgersen leases to Jochem Calder land on, Ill, 109 

Hans Hansen, ship carpenter, resides on, 157 

the widow of Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen sells her plantation on, 200 

Lodewyck Jonck purchases land from Andries Hudde, on, 209 

sale of land at Mespachtes, L. I., 210, 211 

sale of J. J. van Ditmarsen's plantation on, 255 

Peter Caesar sells part of his land at the Walebocht, 263 

Henry Breser sells Cornelis de Potter a tract of land on, 268 

Barent Jansen Bal and Hendrick Dircksen rent Remmert Jansen's bouwery near 

Rennegaconck, on, 271 

Peter Linde sells his farm on 297 

Lonnen, Ambrose, I, 144 

purchases the house and plantation of John Wood, 292 

Loockmans, Govert, charters the yacht Wessel, I, 194 

employs David Provoost to purchase maize from the Indians, 198 

testifies that Barent Dircksen sold his bouwery to Hendrick Pietersen, 209 

witness, 246 

bond of, for goods received from Holland, II, 1, 2 

purchases yacht Hope, 9 

price paid for her, 10 

empowered to collect accounts from David Provoost, 48 

purchases house and lots from Albert Cuyn on Manhattan Island, 114 

forbidden to trade with Indians, 182 

refuses to strike his colors when passing Mr. van Eenselaer's fort on Beren 

Island, 198, 224 

nearly killed whilst holding the Princes flag, 199 

sues Nicholas Coorn for damages, 207 

appoints Oloff Stevensen and Jacob Wolfertsen to manage his affairs in his absence, 208 

half his sloop sold, 308, 229 

sells land on the East river to William Goulder, 278 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 69 

PAGE. 

Loockmans, Groycn.— Continued. 

sells a piece of land to George Cleer, 279 

leases a piece of land to Hendric Pietersen, 381 

power of attorney to collect money in Holland, 283, 283, 392, 293, 394 

Sergeant Doman assigns an account to, 391 

mentioned, Ill, lo, 33, 31, 33, 118, 153, 188 

power of attorney to, 33 

affidavit that he did not sell powder, lead or guns to Indians, 56 

contracts to send sugar and cotton to Holland, 99 

purchases Tunis Nyssen's lot in New Amsterdam, 105 

gives bonds for goods shipped on board of, 236, 339 

related to widow Bogardus, 387 

Frederick Lubbertsen indebted to, 404 

Looten, Carel I, 330 

director of the West India Company, Ill, 169 

Loper, Jacob, II, 338, 343, 343, 344, 345, 346 

promissory note of, 339 

antecedents of 365 

serves in Curacoa, 366 

house and lot conveyed by Cornells Melyn to, 368 

power of attorney from, Ill, 144 

debit and credit account of, 166, 167 

witness, 171 

attorney for his father-in-law Cornells Melyn, 173, 174 

Loper, Nicholas II, 302, 303 

Lord, Richard, purchases a negro, II, 316 

sells pork to commissary Keyser, 364 

Lord's Day. (See Sunday.) 

Lots, Richard, II_ 136 

Lourens, Balbus, I, 72 ; II, 210 

Lourensen, Jacob, I, 308 

Lourensen, Lourens, I, 203, 204, 205 

Lourensen, Peter, I, 209; H, 203, 203 

sells house and lot to Hendrick Jansen, Ill, 87 

(See Laurens.) 

Lourissen, Bartelt, from Norway, Ill, 37 

serves on board the Princess, 38 

promissory note of 38 

Lourton, Balther, I, 223 

Low, Skipper, arrives with his ship, the Flower of Gelder, at the Manhattans, Ill, 352 

Lubbertsen, Frederick, chief boatswain, empowers Hendric Cornelissen van Vorst to 

collect money in Holland, I, 109 

acts as witness to an instrument, 186, 313 

testifies as to charges made for sugar at the public store 281 

purchased cows from the late Mrs. Van Vorst, o 286 

purchases the house of Loweris Cornelissen, II, 101 

pays part of the purchase money on a house bought of Laurens Cornelissen, 116 

mentioned, 240 

declares that the Indians deny having burnt J. P. Kuyter's house, 254 

promissory notes of, 289, 290 

goods left at the house of, by Jan Jansen van St. Obyn, 391 

sells a negro to Richard Lord 316 

promissory note of, 380 



70 INDEX TO TEANSLATIOISrS 

PA8E. 

Lubbertsen, Frederick. — Continued. 

power of attorney from, Ill, 6 

owns a farm on Long Island, 268 

resides on Long Island, 296 

sells a piece of land on Long Island to Jan Hendricks Stelman 305 

sells a lot in Smith's valley to Albert Comelissen, 315 

accused of carrying off a calf, 325 

witness, 361 

sells cattle to Director Stuyvesant, 404 

Lubbertsen, Jan., Ill, 346, 354, 355, 369, 371 

Luby Jacob, Ill, 362 

Lucassen, Marinus, Ill, 351 

sells goods to Skipper Low, 352 

contents of a package of money entrusted to, 368 

Lucasen, Peter, sells the ship Abraham's Sacrifice to Dirctor Stuyresant, Ill, 335 

empowers his brother to manage bis affairs in his absence, 351 

Lucombs, George, certificate that he is a freeman, I, 49 

binds himself to Jan Pietersen, 49 

Ludlow, George, I, 41 

Luersc-n, Urbanus, inventory of the effects of, Ill, 182 

Lulpen. (See Jansen, Jacob.) 

Lupoltt, Ulrich, Fiscal, testifies as to the leaky condition of the ship Dolphin before 

sailing, I, 6 

mentioned, 18, 39, 40, 48, 69, 74, 77, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 88, 108, 118, 131, 144, 146 

151, 152, 156, 172, 179, 180, 201, 208, 280, 231, 235, 251, 252, 260, 268 

Jan Evertsen Bout threatens to shoot, 45 

commissary of stores, power of attorney from, 191 

gives a receipt for goods in the public store, 231 

affidavits as to overcharges made by him, 279 — 282 

empowers William Momma to collect money for him, 330 

Lust, Hendrick, engages to serve as a substitute for Jan Hendrycksen, Ill, 381 

Luycas, Magdelana, power of attorney to, I, 99, 100 

Luycassen, Andries, affidavit of, Ill, 56 

skipper, *100 

mentioned, 245 

Luyersen, Jacob, power of attorney from II, 398 

Ly, Herry, rents a plantation from Olofi" Stevensen, I, 232 

Lysinck, Catrina, wife of Jan Bartram, inherits her husband's property, II, 3, 4, 45 

marriage contract of Peter Jurgen and, 42 

wife of Peter Jurgens 44 

M. 

Macbielsen, Jan, emigrates to New Netherland, 1 38 

Maesen, Comelis, impowers J. J. Damen to sell his grain, II 194 

Hans Hansen, indebted for wheat to, 335 

George Rapalje indebted to, 236 

purchases the plantation of Volckert Evertsen, 306 

goes security for Thomas Hall, 418 

deceased, purchased land near Van Twiller's bouwery, Ill, m 

Malenfant, Pierre, power of attorney from, II 261 

Mallius, Hans Stein, II 93 

Malt, imported into New Netherland, price of II 201 

Mandysen, Peter, I 45 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 71 

PAGE. 

Manje, Jan, wounded at Stamford, declares that his wife must remain in possession 

of his property after his death, II, 176 

receipt of Cecer Alberto, for his wife's share of the estate of, 185 

his widow marries Peter Linde, 197 

Manhattan Island : 

bouwery No. 1 leased to Wouter van Twiller, I, 3 

location of, 93 

cattle on, 96 

called Van Twiller's bouwery, 98 

bouwery No. 2, horses sent to Rensselaer's colonic from, 98 

bouwery No. 3, location of, 97, 133 

horses sent to Rensselaer's colonic from, 98 

Leendert Arentseu leases, 131 

Ijeretofore occupied by Peter Bylevelt, 133 

patented to Leendert Arentsen, 133 

subsequently formed part of the Delancy farm, 133 

bouwery No. 4, cattle sold from, 98 

bouwery No. 5, cattle on, in Director Minnit's time, 98 

leased to Hendrick Harmansen, 134 

previously occupied by Jacob van Curler, 134 

location of, 135 

bouwery No. 6, cattle sold from, 98 

called Van Twiller's bouwery, 98 

location of, 107 

leased to Abraham Pietersen Garter, 210 

cattle on the bouweries on, 98 

five bouweries on, vacant and stripped of cattle when Director Kieft assumed the 

government, Ill 

Bylevelt's bouwery. (See Bouwery No. 8, supra.) 

Bestevaer's cripple bush, Messrs. de Raet and Van Cuelen's land near, leased to 

Thomas Broen and others, 363 

Deutel Bay, George Homs and Thomas Hall commence a plantation at, 193 

Thomas Hall sells to George Homs his part of the plantation at, 257 

Fresh Water, a squaw assaulted by a sailor near, 151, 152 

Hom's and Hall's plantation. (See Deutel Bay, supra.) 

Hudde's plantation, contract to send laborers and farm implements from Holland to, 23 

La Montague's bouwery, 77, 92 

called Vredendael 226 

Andries Hudde quits claim to, 251 

location of, 251 

Pietersen's plantation beyond Sapokanikan, sold 219 

Provoost's plantation leased to Thomas Broen, 233 

Sanders' bouwery, near Werpoes, leased to Jan Tomasen, 247 

Stevensen (Oloff ) plantation leased, 283 

Van Curler's bouwery, leased, 13, 77 

considerable work performed on 92 

sold to Cornells Van Tienhoven, 122 

plantation leased to William Hendricksen and others, 253 

mortgaged to the West India Company, 318 

Van Twiller's plantation at Sapokanikan, Thomas Hall and George Homs 

lessees of, 25 

rent of, payable in tobacco, 33 

location of, 82, 97 

improvements on, 97 



72 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 



Manhattan Island. — Continued. 

rented to Thomas Hall, 334 

Vredendael. (See La Montague's bouwery, supra.) 

Walenstyn, bouwery called, leased to Cornells Jacobsen, 10 

leased to Gerrit Jansen and Volckert Evertsen, 139 

sold, ' 141 

location of, 149 

rented to Williamson and Hobson, 149 

Claes Groen and Peter Lievesen contract to herd goats on '. 333 

Corlaers Hook, Indian name of, 353 

Eva Beets receives a gift of a plantation on, 365 

date of the arrival of the ship King David at, II, 6 

goods proposed to be imported from Boston to, 10 

bouweries No. 5 and 6, Jacob Bouwarsen purchases the grain planted on, 16 

Surgeon Bogaert sells his interest in a plantation on, 35 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus leases his bouwery on, 53, 75 

Director Kieft builds a house at the Otterspoor, 81 

note of Gerrit Doman for money borrowed from the Deacons of, 85 

Thomas Hall purchases of Mar)m Adriaensen a plantation on, ■, 87 

Hendrick Jansen sells his house and land on, 93 

Jan Pietersen and Abram Eycken sell their house on, 96 

Cornells van Tienhoven leases to C. Jacobsen StUle his bouwery in the Smith's 

valley, 113 

Albert Cuyn sells a house and lots on the great highway on, 114 

Jacob Jacobsen Roy's house on, ordered sold, 115 

Mr. La Montague leases to Bout Prancen the bouwery called Vredendael on,. . . . 116 

lease cancelled, 130 

Jan Francen sells his house and plantation on, 130 

Adriaen Pietersen sells his house and plantation on 138 

Philip Gerritsen landlord of the tavern at 154 

Hark Sybescn sells his house and lot at, 154 

Cattle nearly lost in the Swamp near old Jan's land, 155 

Deer hunting on, 168 

Jochim Pietersen Kuyter orders soldiers to return to 171, 190, 303 

his house burned by Indians, 173, 173 

Thomas Badgehott planter on the island of 183 

Jan Jacobsen sells to Lambert van Valckenburgh, his plantation on, 310 

Peter Jansen bequeaths to Jan Jansen Schepmoes his hoTise and lot on, 313 

Hendrick Jansen sells to Burgher Jorissen a house and bouwery on, 315 

John Underhill sells to Groesen a piece of land on, 318 

imported goods to be placed in the Company's warehouse at, 831 

Rutgert Arentsen sells his house and lot on the Great Highway to Arent Reyniersen, 335 

Jochem, Pietersen, when his house whs burned, was absent at, 235 

ship St. Peter smugglss powder to, 237 

Burgher Jorissen sells to Cornells Melyn his house and lot on, 338, 339 

Thomas Willett sells to Cornells Temiissen, a house and lot near the public 

tavern, on, 341 

Hendrick Jansen, locksmith, sells to AtJam Brower a house and lot on, 349 

Jan Schepmoes rents a house to Gerrit Doman on the Great Highway, 359 

Jacob Jacobsen Roy sells to Cornells Arissen half his lot on, 266 

Dirck Volckertsen sells to Govert Aestren, house and lot on, 373 

Govert Loockmans and Dirck Cornelissen sell to "William Goulder a piece of land 

on the East River on 378 



OF DUTCH MANUSOKIPTS. 73 

PAQB. 

Manhattan Island. — Continued. 

Govert Loockmans and Dirck Comelissen sell to George Cleer a piece of land 

near Wolpherts Valley on Manhattan Island, 379 

Hendrick Pietersen rents land near Bestevaers Crlpplebusb on, 281 

Cornelia Groerens authorizes Jan Snediger to erect a building on a lot in, 303 

Volckert Evertsen sells to Cornelis Maesen his plantation on, 306 

Peter Wolphersen sells to Arnoldus van Hardenbergh a house and lot at the Graft on, 313 
Jan Jansen Schepmoes exchanges his plantation for Nicolas Stillwell's house and 

lot on, 315 

Leendert Arenden sells to Teunis Nyssen, house and lot on, 318 

Egbert Woutersen rents a bouwery on, 319 

Michael Jansen assigns to Thomas Hall his lease of a bouwery on, 339 

Van Twiller's bouwery on, leased, 331 

Oapt. Smith obtains judgment against Jan Doomer, in the court at, 358 

Minqua Chiefs visit Director Stuyvesant at, 369 

Jan Petersen sells to Egbert van Borsum house and lot north of the Capske, 387 

Jonathan Brewster promises to deliver certain goods at, 388 

Peter Ebel indebted to Gilles Petersen, for a house and lot on, 400 

Peter Linde sells to Elke Jansen a plantation on, 430 

Johannes Backerius, minister at, Ill, 27 

masts brought from Rensselaerswyck to, 69 

Elcke Jansen purchases the Malle smits berg, at, 75 

Malle smits berg purchased, 78, 114 

exchanged, 186 

sheriff of Rensselaerwyck summoned to appear at, 80 

Jan Cornelissen sells part of his lot at, 86 

Volckert Evertsen sells to Cornelis Maersen a tract of land near Van Twiller's 

bouwery, Ill 

Thomas Hall purchases a plantation formerly owned by Elcke Jansen, 114 

Surgeon Bogaert's property at, sold to Adriaeu Keyser, and resold to Evert Pels, . 115 

William Beeckman purchases from Isaac de Foreest, a part of a lot in, 126 

Cornells van Tienhoven sells lots in the Smith's Valley, 137, 128, 139 

Peter Cock purchases a lot on the Great Highway, 137 

Company's bouwery leased, rent free, to Wouter van Twiller, 168 

terms and duration of that lease, 169 

settlers deterred from renting land on, by fear of the Indians, 168 

Thomas HaU exchanges Malle smits berg for another bouwery on, 186 

Director Stuyvesant purchases the Company's bouwery at, 305 

Paul d' Angola and wife convey a lot near the Kolch to Simon Joosten, 305 

who conveys it to Augustine Herrmans, 306 

Jacob H. Kip purchases a lot at, 308 

Company's brewery, former location of, 308 

Gregory's plantation conveyed to Peter Stoutenburgh, 314, 315 

Governor Prints purchases goods at, 323 

Jochem Pietersen Kuyter sells part of his land called Zegendael, 383 

Schorrakyn, the Indian name of Jochem Pietersen Kuyter's land on, 283 

Bogardus farm on, leased to Evert Pels, 387 

Jochem Beeckman purchases a lot on the Heere graft, 299 

deed to William Beeckman of Corlaers Hook, 300 

Indian name of Corlaers Hook, 300 

Johannes Hardenbergh acquires a house and garden on, 316 

Joseph and Resolved Waldron purchase a lot on the east side of the common 

highway, 357 

(See Deeds; Leases; Wew Amsterdam.) 
10 



74 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 



PAGE 



Manors in Holland, privileges of, Ill, 63 

Mans, Engeltje, Peter Bronck bequeathes his property to, II, 153 

testifies to the paternity of Hellegond Joris's child, 196 

Manuel the Spaniard, manumitted, Ill, 91 

Marchant, Michel, II, 137 

Marckrarley, Mackum, II, 18 

Maria, a negro girl, bound to Nicolas Coom, II, 192 

Marinham, names of soldiere who served at, II, 211, 249, 252, 256, 261, 263, 264, 

268, 294, 395, 396, 397, 405; III, 7 

Mamis, Peter Jacobsen, protest against, II, 408 

power of attorney to, 413 

mentioned, HI, 46, 47, 76, 302 

power of attorney from, 213 

Markns, Johannes, power of attorney from, II, 269 

mentioned, Ill, *101, *104, *108, 208 

Marriage contract : 

of Jan Jacobsen and Maritje Peters, I, 183 

of Thomas Smith and Nanne Beets, 265 

annulled, 266 

of Annetji Jans and Rev. Mr. Bogardus, II, 36 

of Peter Jurgens and Catrina Lydnick, 42 

of Braut Peelen and Marritje Pieters, 126 

of Peter Linde of Belle Flanders and Martha Chambaer, widow of Jan Manje,. . . . 197 

of Simon Joosten and Marritje Symons, widow of Surgeon Vreught, 374 

Martens, Elsje, I, 81 

Martens, Gabriel, 11,370 

Martensen, Abraham, power of Attorney from, II, 326 

constructs a house for Dirck Holgersen, 328 

Martensen, Jan, purchases the yacht Hope, II, 328 

sells duffels to Thomas Hall 330 

Martensen, Martin, power of attorney to, Ill, 39 

(See Vlym.) 

Martens offered for sale by Indians, II, 353 

Maryland, Thomas James of, security for Edward Griffin, I, 248 

Massachusetts, (Matetusjes,) I 41, 44 

Isaac Allerton to deliver a bark at, 11, 9 

and to import goods from, 10 

Mastmaker's hook, the Dutch build at, Ill, *96 

the Swedes demolish a house erected by the Dutch at, *101 *102 

Masts, carried from Renselaei-swyck to the Manhattans, Ill, 69 

Matennekonck (Del.) a mill erected South of, r. Ill, 79 

Swedes accused of having stolen, *92 

Mattehoien, Sachem, friendly to the Dutch, HI, *92 

Matthys, Clara, I, 167 

Matthysen, Jan, I, 249 

Mauritsen, Cornells, authorized to build on the South river, HI, »96 

Maviere, Jacob, II, 391 

Maverick, Samuel, empowered to collect money in Massachusetts for the East India 

Company, I, 111 

Meerkadt, a Tinnekonck Sachem, HI, *83 

Megapolensis, Rev. Johannes, Jr., HI, 273, 333, 385, 343 

bequest to Helgond Jans, daughter of, 338 

certifies to the good health of Mrs. de Hulter, 344 

married to a daughter of William Steenye^. 354 

lease of his bouwery at Midwout, to Dirck Jansen Cuyper, 376 



OF DUTCH MAlSnJSCRIPTS. 75 



PAGE. 



Megapolensis, Johannes, Sr., bequest to Helgond Jans, his grand-daughter, from,. . . Ill, 333 

minister at Cocdyk, 355 

Meinderts, Annetje, wife of, ensign Dirck Smit, leases her plantation at Mespath,. . Ill, 389 
Melyn, Cornells, his account against Kiliaen van Renselaer, for freight of horses and 

passage of sundry persons to New Netherland, I, 37 

releases Joris Dircksen and Frans Jansen from their contract to reside on Staten 

Island, 297, 298 

account of a fight near the house of, II, 165 

purchases oil from Laurens Cornelissen, 195 

purchases house and lot of Gerrtje Nanninex, 209 

empowered to demand a ground brief from John Underbill, and to sell the land, . 218 

purchases a house from Burger Jorissen, 238, 289 

conveys a house and lots to Jacob Loper, his son-in-law, 368 

permits some men to carry off maize belonging to Indians on Long Island, 382 

accused of having stated that the states-general were surprised that the English 

did not hang Director Stuyvesant, Ill, 93 

damages said to be awarded to, 93 

charged with having stated that he would open the passage to Fort Orange to the 

English, 94 

Jacob Loper, his son-in-law, authorizes him to collect money in Holland, 144 

rents cows and goats on halves, 173, 174 

judgment agaiust a ship of, 221 

suit between the master of the New Netherland Fortune, and, 253 

Melyn, Jaimetje, purchases lace from Laurens Cornelissen, II, 195 

Menjer, Samuel, Ill, 263 

Menlofs, Mark and Robert, lease Domnies Hook, II, 32 

Menloff, Martin, hires a plantation of Aeltje Jans II, 91 

Merchall, Alexander, II, 18 

Mereyckkawickingh, a hog shot at, II, 77 

declaration of Ponkes, an Indian of, 254 

Meris, John, carpenter, contracts to build two houses for Isaac de Foreest, I, 287 

Mertens, Jannetje, widow of Jan Tomassen Mingael, settlement on her children made 

on her remarriage, by, II, 73 

Mespachtes, L. I., Du-ck Holgersen purchases and resells land at, Ill, 210, 211 

grant of land of land to Francis SoUel and Fran Grion, alias La Cappel, at, 308 

Peter Terragon purchases land at, 369 

Ensign Dirck Smith's plantation at, rented, 389 

Messerv, Michael, a soldier, power of attorney from, Ill, 15 

Messingjout, Andrew, contracts to deliver staves to Director Kieft, I, 324 

Mey, Peter de, I, 28 

Meyer, Jan Cornellisen, pilot of the yacht Dolphin, affidavit of, I, 3 

Meyster, Hans, probate of the will of, II, 228, 247 

Michaels, Lyntje, I, 249 

Michaels, Maddalena, engaged to go to New Netherland; a reputed bad character,. . I, 163 

Michulsen, Daniel, appoints David Provoost his attorney, Ill, 253 

Michielsen, Stoffel, Ill, 329, 345, 388 

Middeler, Mr., sails a bark belonging to Sir Edmund Plocyden, II, 202 

Midwife, a house built in New Netherland for the, I, 91 

affidavit of Tryntie Jonas, the II, 201 

(See Jonaser) Tryn.) 

Midwout, otherwise called Flatbush, Ill, 344 

Wamaer Wessels farms the tavern keepers excise of, 347 

Jan Hendricks van Gunst purchases land in, 366 



76 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PASE. 

Midwout. — Continued. 

Dirck Jansen Cuyper rents 0. van Ruyven's bouwery at, 374 

Rev. Mr. Megapolensis has a bouwery at, 376 

Milford, debts due to Claes Cater at, II, 413 

Mill, a grist and saw, on Manhattan Island, I, 93 

one grist and saw, in operation in 1638 Ill 

saw, on Nooten Island, leased, 193 

implements belonging thereto, 194 

erected south of Matinnekonck on the South river, Ill, *79 

Miller, the, complaint against the dogs of, 11, 98 

Miller, Gerrit the, tavern kept by, ; . . .II, 377, 385 

Mine, gold, evidence respecting, II, 371 

Minerals, Commissary Hudde ordered to search for Ill, *83 

Mingael, Jan Tomassen, his widow marries Jan Claesen, II, 73 

(See Jam ; Jansen.) 

Minister, Swedish, visits the Schuylkill, Ill, *80 

Ministers. (See Backeriua ; Bogardus ; Drieius ; Megapolensis ; Polhemus.) 

Minquaskill, fort Christina situate on Ill, *77 

Minuit, Peter, director of New Netherland, I, 98 

constructs for Christina on the South river Ill, *78 

formerly director of New Netherland, *78 

purchased Paghahacking, *93 

Moedes, Antony de, Ill, 132 

Mol, Lambert Huybertsen, purchases Cornells Jacobsen Stille's plantation on Long 

Island, I, 388 

security for Burger Jorisen, II, 315 

Molyn, Serjeant, I, 391 

Momma, Guilliam, power of attorney to, I, 330 

Monfoort, Jan, award of, in favor of Nicolas Boot, II, 86 

Monfoort, Peter, undertakes a tobacco plantation, I, 313, 335 

Montague, J. Monjoer de la, Ill, 373, 303 

Montague, Jan, junior, Ill, 317, 318, 328 

Montague, Jesse la, power of attorney from, II, 407 

Montagne, Johannes de la, renders an account of his disbursements on the estate of 

Hendrick de Foreest, I, 63 

boards with Jacobus van Curler, 66 

witness to an agreement between director Kieft and Isaac AUerton, 76 

his bouweiy, 133 

borrows money from the dea cons, 145 

receipt of Tobias Tonissen and William Fredericksen to, 336 

Andries Hudde quits claim to Vrendael in favor of, 351 

receives the sixth part of the chattels of Hendric de Foreest on certain 

conditions, 253 

guardian of Annetje Jans, H, 36 

hires a servant man, 69 

leases Vredendael to Bout Francen, 116 

Jan de Viser quits the service of, 151 

Director Kieft charged with daily carousing with, 163 

testifies as to the disposition which Jan Manje made of his property, 176 

mentioned, 407 

holds an inquest on the body of a dead woman, Ill, 93 

visits the Delaware, *93 

mentioned, 154, 189, 345, 347, 303, 309—313, 315, 316, 321, 337, 338, 340 

member of the council, 356, 257 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 77 

PAGE. 

Montagne, Johannes de la. — Continued. 

his bouwery adjoins that of Jochem Pietersen Kuyter, 283 

certifies to the good health of Mrs. de Hulter, 344 

certifies to the good health of Nicassius de Sille 347 

certifies that Mrs. Provoost is alive, 361 

commissioned to farm the tavern keeper's excise, 397 

Montjes, Jan Pietersen, 1, 171 

Moody,John, 1,188 

Moody, lady, sailors declare that they will n6t take hogs from Coney Island, because 

they belong to, II, 144 

Moor, Edveard II, 202, 203 

avrard in the case of Mr. Wederly and, 234 

purchases sloop St. Martin, 248 

More, Thomas, gives a bond to restore a bark which Thomas Baxter stole and sold 

to him, Ill, 329 

Morgan, Charles, serves at Marinham, power of attorney from, Ill, 7 

witness, 274 

assigns an account against the West India Company, 280 

Mott, Adam, testifies that William Lachem owes money to Thomas Spicer, II, 270 

testifies that George Homs and his wife abused Kobert Butler's wife 432 

Richard Smith authorizes him to receive money Ill, 24 

releases William Tomassen'from his bond tor John Wilcox, 25 

at the South River, 265 

Mouritsen, Cornells, Indian deed to, Ill, *107 

draft on 213 

Movables, what the Dutch law considered, Ill, 169 

Moyr, Mr., II, 45 

"Muff," a vulgar expression of contempt, origin of the word, II, 165 

Myndersen, Myndert, proprietor of the colonic of Achter Col, II, 148, 149, 154 

mentioned, 157, 158 

N. 

Kaerden (Norden.) 

{See Dircksen, Barent ; Prancen, Bout ; Jansen, Qerrit; Tomassen, Teunis.) 

Nagel, Jan, power of attorney from, II, 398 

mentioned, Ill, 110 

Namen, Francois van, Ill, 275 

Nanninx, Geertje, and children arrive in New Netherland, II, 16 

sells her house and lot in New Amsterdam to Comelis Melyn, 209 

Navlere, Jacob, date of death of, 392 

Nechtanc, Indian name of Corlear's Hook, I, 253 

Neel, Gerrit, I, 44 

Neelen, Claes Jan, II, 49 

Neeyeck, a kil on the South river, Ill, *107, *108 

Negroes, employed in building Fort Amsterdam, I, 95 

at Fort Hope, 97 

prices of, 97 

assaulted in New Amsterdam, 172 

.eased with a plantation, 326 

privateer La Garce captures, II, 60 

Adam Rolantsen sells a house occupied by the Company's, 53 

Jacob Stoffelsen empowered to recover a negro woman, 141 

the Company's, subject to the orders of the Schout fiscal, 163 

Nicolas Coorn hires a negro girl, 193 



78 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Negroes. — Continued. 

named Anthony, sold, 316 

employed on Van Twiller's plantation on Manhattan Island, 333 

Capt. de Fries provides for his, 403 

Wouter van Twiller allowed to sell his, Ill, 169 

deed of land from, 205 

a women and boy sold for five hundred and twenty-five guilders, 387 

(See Sla/ves.) 

Nelissen, Hans, I, 336 

afSdavit of, as to an attack by Indians on the colonie of Achter Col, II, 147 

inventory of property belonging to, 158 

Nes, Dirck Jansen, Ill, 337, 254 

Nessels, Doecke, power of attorney from, Ill, 286 

New Amsterdam, Jan Damen leases two tracts of land in, I, 1 

provisions for planting vineyards in, 3 

deacons of, loan money, 29, 68, 124, 145, 243, 343,_367 

loan catttle, 268," 269 

duel in, 39, 40 

house built for the midwife in, 91 

buildings erected by Wouter Van Twiller in, 91 

mills, grist and saw in, 93 

condition of these mills in 1638, Ill 

brewery in, 92 

church and minister's house built of wood, 92, 111 

ships built and repaired in Van Twiller's time at, 94 

Fort Amsterdam, date of the erection of, 95 

condition of the fort in 1638, 110, 111 

cherry trees, peach trees and vines in, 119, 153 

negroes assaulted in, 172 

Peter Comellisen and Jan Willemsen Schutt, deacons of, 268, 269 

land in the Smith's valley sold to Jan Damen, 307 

ship Angel Gabriel chartered to go to Amsterdam from, 309, 313 

maize land adjoining Jan Damen's farm leased to Hendrick Pietersen, 333 

Abraham Planck tears down a placard affixed to the fort at, II, 27 

contract to build a church in, 31 

Bev. William Bogardus, minister at, 36 

Maryn Adriaensen sells to Jan Jansen Damen land in the Smith's valley, 70 

lease of the city tavern to Philip Gerritsen, 90 

Louweris Cornelissen sells his house in Smith's vally to Frederick Cornellissen, . 101 

receipt for part of the purchase money, 116 

Michel Picet rents his house in, to Tunis Cray, 137 

thefts, robberies and other excesses prevalent in, 162 

Jan Janssen pays for land at the Smith's valley purchased from Marjm Adriaensen, 189 

Geertje Nannincx sells her house and lot to Comelis Melyn 209 

Wooden horse tavern, Philip Geraerdy proprietor of, 227 

Adam Roelantsen sells to Govert Aertsen house and lot in, 321 

Gillis Pietersen sells to Sara Hart a house and lot in, 359 

mortgage of the above premises, 36i 

deed to Peter Ebel of house and lot in, 367 

Cornells Melyn conveys to Jacob Loper, house and lots on East river, 368 

Jan Stevensen school-master at, 376 

parties take a stroll through the " village "of, 377 

Gerrit the Miller, tavern keeper at, 377 

Thomas Broen sells his house and lot at, Ill, 8 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 79 

PASE. 

New Amsterdam. — Continued. 

Jan Stevensen, schoolmaster at, 26 

entire streets full of houses, close under the fort at, 63, 67 

Lubbertus van Dincklage purchases land near the Company's garden, 101 

Deacons of, loan money, 107 

Roeloff Jansen Haes sells to Burger Jorisen a house on the East River, 113 

Hendrick, Egbertsen purchases a lot in, 124 

Jan Stevensen late schoolmaster at, 136 

Jacob Roy purchases a house and garden from Jan Stevensen and sells the same 

to Abram Planck, 136 

Joost Teunissen purchases a house and lot near the five houses in, 141 

Everardus Bogardus late minister of, 148 

Tryn Jonasen midwife at, 148 

Skipper Tomassen purchases a lot opposite the five houses, 150 

Wooden Horse, location of the, 150 

Adriaen Jansen van Ilpendam schoolmaster at, 161 

Wessel Evertsen sells to Rut Jacobsen a lot in, 184 

Tennis Kraey sells to Comelis Teunissen a house and lot in, 186 

Daniel Litschoe leases to Andries Jochems a house and lot on the East River of, 234 
mortgage from Dirck Bensich to H. van Dyck of a house and lot on the Great 

Highway, 243 

Augustyn Herrman conveys his house at, to Cornells van Werckhoven, adminis- 
trator for Peter Gabry, 260 

Richard Smith sells his house and lot to Gillis Pietersen, 264 

Peter Stoutenbergh sells his house and lot north of the fort, and the Beavers' path 

to Jan Hendricks Steelman, 273 

Jan Vinge obtains a gitt of a lot on East side of Broadway from executors of Jan 

Jansen Damen's Estate, 276 

Dirck Volckertsen sells his house and lot in the Smith's Valley to Roeloff 

Teunissen, 281 

Jochem Beeckman purchases a lot on the Heere graft, 299 

Jochem P. Kuyter sells a lot on Pearl Street to Peter W. Couwenhoven, 301 

Jan Schryver purchases a lot on the west side of Broadway, 306 

Claes Hendricksen purchases a lot on the west side of Broadway, 309 

Isaac Gravenraet purchases a lot on the west side of Broadway, 310 

Heyndrick Gerritsen purchases a lot on the west side of Broadway, 311 

Jacob Schwart purchases a lot on the west side of Broadway, 312 

Dirck van Schelluyne acquires a lot on the west side of Broadway, 313 

a cross street (below Trinity Church) mentioned, 310, 311, 313 

company's garden, mentioned, 312 

Hendrick Gerritsen conveys his lot on Broadway to Auke Jans, 314 

Frederick Lubbertsen sells a lot in the Smith's valley to Albert Cornelissen, 315 

Augustyn Herrmans house, &c., adjoms the Company's warehouse in, 319 

Schepen Peter Wolphertsen appointed to value property of Augustyn Herrmans, 319 

his award, . 320 

Jan Gillisen Verbrugge acquires a lot on the west side of Broadway, 321 

Hendrick Hendricksen purchases from Joris Rapalje a house and lot in Pearl street, 326 

Jacob Kip, secretary of, 339 

Herry Bresser mortgages his house and lot in, 340 

Warner Wessel's farms the tavemkeepers excise of, 345, 397 

David Ferera hires a house in Pearl street, 359 

Peter Ebel exchanges his house and lot in Pearl street, for land in Gravesend, L. I., 364 

Joseph d' Acosta rents a house in, 402 

names of Schepens of, 405, 406,407 



80 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PASS. 

New Amsterdam. — Continued. 

Hendrick H. Kip, sells to Caspar Stymens a lot in Brewer street, 405 

Bridge lane in, mentioned, 405 

(See Manhattan.) 

New England, Isaac AUerton authorized to sell the ship St. Peter in, II, 248 

duflfels not to be sold to the English of, 352 

Jan Doomer protected against suits in, 358 

people from, visit the South river, Ill, *88 

New Haven, John Evans merchant of, II. 183 

power of attorney to collect debts Claes Cater at, 413 

the Bed Mountain called by the English, 426 

ship Love chartered to take a cargo to Barbadoes from, Ill, 53 

Govert Loockermans visits, 56 

affidavit respecting language used by Cornelis Melyn at, 92 

magistrates of, requested to make enquiry after certain brandy shipped thither 

from New Amsterdam, 193 

bond of Thomas Moor of, 329 

(See Boodebergh.) 

New Haven, a Dutch settlement on the Schuylkill, Ill, *94 

New Jersey. {&e& Ahasimus ; Fort Nassau; Hoboken ; PaulusHook; Pavonia. 

Newman, Abraham, rents a house and tobacco plantation from Thomas Bescher, . . 1, 212 

note of, 21 

released from the payment of tobacco to Peter Breyley, in case they dissolve 

partnership, 217 

mentioned, 11 63 

binds Robert Cooke to Mr. Van Curler, 143 

testifies Jochim Pietersen was absent when his house was burnt, 235 

New Netherland, Brazilian women brought to, II, 40g 

Wouter van T wilier, formerly director-general of, Ill 23 

Peter Minwit, formerly director of, *78 

New Plymouth. (See Plymouth) 

Newton (Nuton) Brian, Captain-Lieutenant, II, 18, 347, 881 ; III, 82 

85, 154, 309-313' 315^ 316 
member of the council, 302 

New Utrecht. (See Bay.) 

New York City. (See New Amsterdam.) 

Nicola, Hans, a soldier, suspected of theft, II 54 55 5g 

Neisen, Dirck, merchant of Amsterdam impowered to collect money for Director Kieft II 57 
Tryntie Hans, wife of, jj ggs 

Noble, William, surgeon, power of attorney of, Hi' 190 

about to return to Holland, i no - 

mentioned, ^ g^ 

Noblemen, how put to death in Holland, H i(yj 

Noiret Francois, IH^ 134^ 140, lyg, 179_" igs^ 135 

Norden, Joost Tonisen van, HI gj^ 

(See Bircksen, Parent; Jansen, Otto; Tuenissen.) 

Noorman, Dirck, Uj 05Q 

Noorman, Peter Jansen, ttt ^^^ 

Normann, Hans, from Drente, witness to a will, l' 72 

legacy to, " ' ' ^gg 

Notary. (See Sclielluyne.) 

Nut Island, house and goats on, t n 

saw mill on, leased 1 00' jq^ 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 81 

FAGB. 

Nuysren, A. van, Ill, 167 

ZSTys, Wolphen, hires himself to Evert Pels II, 131 

Nyssen, Tonis, I, 82 

note of, II, 159 

John Seles leaves half his property to his son-in-law, II, 267 

purchases a house and lot in Manhattan, 318 

conveys a lot in New Amsterdam to Govert Loockermans, Ill, 105 



Oljbesen. (See Eobson.) 

Ogden, John and Richard, contract to erect a stone church in New Amsterdam,. ... II, 31 

power of attorney to, 429 

Oldemarckt, William Cornelissen. master of the Blue Cock, II, 307, 308 

Old Jan's land, cattle nearly lost in the swamp near, II, 155 

Olden (or Old), Thomas, II, 142 

Oldengh, James, I, 46, 49 

Onckeway, debts due Claes Cater at, II, 413 

Onf erre, Robert, II, 256 

OnderhUl, Petronella, I, 116 

wife of Ulrich Lupoltt, 191 

Opdyck, Gysbert, 1, 64, 108, 171, 172, 173, 182, 254; II, 82, 36, 45, 46, 76, 84, 100, 131 

167, 180, 186, 189, 190, 209, 239, 241, 263, 276, 289, 290, 292, 293, 294, 333, 336, 337-346 

impowered to collect tobacco for Abram Greveraedt, II, 69 

commissary of provisions, 153, 154 

testifies regarding the insolent conduct of Captain Underbill and others at the 

house of Philip Gerritsen, 176 

refuses to drink with Underbill, 177 

assigns an account to David Proovost, Ill, 3 

mentioned, 138, 139, 160, 171 

commissary at Fort Hope, 159 

Ordinances. (See Laws.) 
Orphans. (See Amsterdam.) 
Osenbrugh. (See Sendricksen.) 

Otsen, Juriaen, II, 158 

Otterspoor. (See Manhattan.) 

Ouldham, James, I, 49 

Outhout, Foppe Jansen, Ill, 275, 282 

Oven, capacity of a New Amsterdam, II, 101 

Oyen, John, becomes security for John Brent, II, 73 

P. 

Page, Abraham, I, 64, 65, 220, 283 

Paghahacking, Peter Minuit purchases, Ill, *92 

Pain, John, surgeon, certifies as to the cause of the death of a woman, Ill, 92 

Pakatoc (Pakeketock), Govert Loockermans purchases half a deer at, Ill, 56, 57 

Palma, island of, wine imported from, I, 146 

Papegay, Lieutenant, Ill, *94 

Papeljon, Louis, purchases the plantation of the late Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen,. . . Ill, 200 

plantation of Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen conveyed to, 255 

sells half of said plantation, 256 

Parker, Ralph, I, 75 

Parodon de la Violette, Foj je, aflBdavit of, II, 370 

11 



82 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Paschen, Jochem, power of attorney from, II, 265 

Passage to New Netherland, price of, II, 240 

Passayonck, a sachem invites the Dutch to build at, Ill, *91 

Patent to Thomas Sanders for a house and twenty-five morgens of land on 

Manhattan Island, I, 59 

to Francis SoUel and Prans. Grion dit la cappel, of a tract of land on Mespachtes 

KiU, Long Island, Ill, 308 

Patervaer, Hendrick Jacobsen, part owner of the privateer La Garce, Ill, 116 

power of attorney to, 190 

gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, 237 

(See Jacobsen,) 

Patricx, Annetie, enters the service of Cornells van Tienhoven, Ill, 95 

Patricks, Daniel, his widow marries Tobias Peaks, Ill, 143 

Patroon of Renselaerswyck, high and low jurisdiction claimed for, Ill, 68 

High jurisdiction denied to, 78 

Patroons, limits of a colonic according to the charter of Freedom, granted to, II, 174 

rights of, 175 

Paulisen, Michiel, power of attorney to, Ill, 149 

mentioned, 184 

Paulith, William, power of attorney to, Ill, 338 

Paulus Hook, purchased by Abraham Planck, 1, 17, 25 

portions of, leased, 61, 68 

Abraham Planck mortgages, as collateral security for a note, II, 104 

leased to Comelis Arissen, 106 

Pauw, Jan, power of attorney from, Ill, 104 

Pauwley, Benj'n, administrator of estate of Francis Lasle, II, 136 

Pavonia, Jan Evertsen Bont resident of, I, 45, 57 

lease of the Company's bouwery at, 58 

houses buUt at, 92 

Comelis van Vorst's widow resident of, 137 

inventory of the property of Mrs. Ide van Vorst, at, 272 

the Dutch defeat Indians at, 11, 113 

the Dutch people killed at, 113 

Cornelius Arentsen resides at, Ill, 43 

(See Jan de Lacher''s Hook.) 

Pearls purchased at New Amsterdam, Ill, 6 

Peas, price of, II, 438 

Peelen Brant, marriage contract of, II, 126 

children of, 126, 127 

power of attorney to collect money for Aeltje Claes from the heirs of, 192 

Pels, Evert, note of, II, 120 

Wolfert Nys hires himself to, 121 

purchases a lot on Manhattan Island, HI, 115 

leases the Bogardus bouwery on Manhattan Island, 287 

Peltries. (See Beavers ; Furs.) 

Penoyer, Robert, testifies to an attempt on the life of Director Kleft by Maryn 

Adriaeusen, II, 92 

Pentoor, Joris, assigned to Thomas Hall, II, 216, 217 

Pergens, Jacob, HI, 205 

Persyn, Tobias van, Ill, 339 

Peter, Big, a negro, his daughter bound to Nicholas Coom, II, 192 

Philipsen. (See Flypsen) 

Pia, Pierre, declaration of, II, 77 

cadet 114, 116 

power of attorney to 211 



OP DUTCH MANUSOEIPTS. 83 

FJlSE 

Pieces, Jan, rents Rem Jansen's plantation on Long Island, II, 97 

Picet, Michel, a liog shot belonging to, II, 77 

amount due for clearing land for, 86 

purchases a house on Manhattan Island, 96 

leases his house to Teunis Cray, 137 

Picket, Jan, purchases a sloop, Ill, 229 

Pierre, Cicero, David Petersen de Vries threatens to put him ashore at Cayenne, ... I, 73 

contract between Peter Monfoort and, 225 

(See Italian) 

Piers, Herry, conveys his plantation to Peter Stoutenburgh, Ill, 214 

Piersel, Jan Jansen van, povrer of attorney from, Ill, 45 

Burger Jorissen security for, 47 

promissory note of, " 48 

Pieters, Immetje, marries Evert Evertsen Bisschop, I, 171 

Pieters, Maritje, marriage contract of, I, 183 

children of, II, 126, 127 

power of attorney to collect money for Aeltie Claes, daughter of, 193 

Pieters, Styntie, II, 54 

Pietersen, Abraham, miller, I, 102, 103, 163 

sells the grain on bouweries Nos. 5 and 6, II, 16 

mentioned, 136, 137 

from Haerlem, conveys a lot in New Amsterdam to Hendrick Egbertsen, Ill, 124 

testifies that Jan Stevensen sold Jacob Roy a house and garden in New Amsterdam, 136 

witness, 137, 266 

Pietersen, Adriaen, from Alckmaer, Hendric Pietersen conveys his plantation to, I, 319 

rents his house and garden for his washing, 254 

sells his house and plantation, II, 138 

empowers Jan Jansen to receive money left him (P.), by his brother who died in 

the East Indies, 288 

Pietersen, Adriaen, from Essendelft, legacy to, I, 234 

Pietersen, Anna, legacy to, I, 334 

Pietersen, Aeltie, Peter Wolfersen adopts, II, 5 

Pietersen, Albert, trumpeter, purchases part of Jan Cornelissen's lot Ill, 86 

survey of said lot, 87 

Pietersen, Antone, HI, *101,*108 

Pietersen, Christian, agrees to contribute to the support of a wounded seaman, II, 233 

witness, 234,292, 411 

purchases the frigate La Garce, II, 277 

deceased, Ill, 77 

(See Rams.) 

Pietersen, Claes, resident of New Amsterdam, Ill, 301 

mentioned, 383 

Pietersen, Cornelia, master of the yacht West India Raven, 1, 144, 146, 147, 158 

161, 162, 189, 190 
Pietersen, Cors., from Langeraar, testifies to having sold cloth to Mrs. Bogardus,. . I, 61 

sells his wife's claim to his father's estate, 81 

testifies that Barent Dircksen sold his bouwery to Hendric Pietersen, 309 

testifies that N. Coorn ordered Govert Loockmans to strike his flag when passing 

Beren Island, II, 198 

declares that the Indians deny having burned J. P. Kuy ter's house, 354 

Indians insult, 353, 354 

lot in New Amsterdam conveyed to, 367 

his widow resides in Pearl street, New Amsterdam, Ill, 365 

Pietersen, David. (See De Tries.) 

Pietersen, GiUis, chief boatswain of the yacht Hope, I, 69, 70 



84 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

PAOE 

Pietersen van der Gouw, Gillis, master carpenter, testifies to improper language 

of Grietje Reyniers, I, 55 

testifies as to what buildings were erected by the government in the time of Direc- 
tor Van Twiller, 91 

testifies as to the condition of the fort, &c., at the time of the arrival of Director 

Kieft 110 

evidence of, iu behalf of Jochem Beeckman, 153 

witness to papers, 189, 256, 307, 308 

materials delivered to, 394 

empowered to collect money for Hendrick Jansen, II, 314 

promises to pay a fine imposed on Hendrick Jansen, his father-in-law, 219 

sells house and lot to Peter Ebel, 367 

sells his house and lot to Sara, wife of Thomas Hart, 359 

mortgage of the above premises to, 361 

Peter Ebel indebted to, for purchase of a house, 400 

power of attorney from, 417 

mentioned, Ill, 17 

power of attorney to, 37 

promissory note of, .- . 45 

promissory note to, 102 

purchases Richard Smith's house, 364 

Pietersen, Gregoris, evidence of, as to a diiBculty between under-sheriff Bredenbent 

and Thomas Walraven, I, 173 

indebted to Peter Van de Linden for surgical attendance, 197 

mentioned, II, 171 

Petersen, Gysje, and husband, will of, II, 40 

Pietersen, Hans, engages to serve Paulus vander Beecq, IH, 353 

Pietersen, Hendrick, from Hasselt, mason, commits an assault, I, 74 

testifies as to abusive language addressed to Philip de Truy, 88, 89 

Barent Dircksen said to have sold his bouwery to, 209 

witness to a deed, 319 

purchased, while drunk, Maryn Adriaensen's plantation, 236 

leases maize land on Manhattan Island, 323 

affidavit of, in regard to the price of beaver, II, 139 

witness, 168, 210, 368 

Carel Staets engages to serve 181 

rents land in Manhattan Island, 381 

mentioned, HI, 276 

Pietersen, Hendrick, from Wesel, conveys his plantation beyond Sapokanikan to 

Adrian Pietersen, I, 219 

leases cattle from Director Kieft, 241 

mentioned, II, 4 

Pietersen, Isbrant, dies in the East Indies, II, 388 

Pietersen, Jacob, II, 343 

Pietersen, Jan, alias Comrade Jan, alias Borsje, from Amsterdam, testifies to an 

assault committed by Jan Damen on the latter's step-daughter, I, 28 

wages paid to, 63 

borrows money from the deacons of New Amsterdam, 267 

and Abraham Lyker sells their house on Manhattan Island, II, 96 

declaration of 172 

Pietersen, surgeon Jan, of Essendelft, will of, I,g33 

Pietersen, Jan, from Haerlem, Ill, 353 

Pietersen, Jan, from Housem, George Lucombs hires himself to, I, 49 

testifies to words used by Anthony Jansen's wife against Domine Bogardus, 54 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 85 



Pietersen, Jan. — Continued. 

witnesses a note, 131 

plantation of, on the North River, 149 

Thomas Wesson hires himself to, 237 

hires cattle from Director Kieft, 239 

testifies tliat Thomas Becher prognosticated the clay of his own death, 244 

deposition of, II, 50 

sells yacht to Hendric Jansen, 326 

testifies that a piece of frieze purchased by Thomas Hall fell short in the measure, 330 

sells house and lot to Egbert van Borsum, 387 

Pietersen, Jelis, Ill, 144, 151 

power of attorney of, 160 

Pietersen, Jelmer, I, 148 

Pietersen, Jochem. (See Kuyter.) 

Pietersen, Karsten, II, 168 

Pietersen, Laurens, legatee of Roelof RoelofFsen, I, 165 

declaration of, II, 166 

Piertersen, Lourens, from Norway, evidence of, in regard to purchase of land west 

of Mespachtes, L. I., Ill, 210 

his evidence confirmed, 211 

Pietersen, Lukas, II, 480 

Pietersen, Peter, I, 89 

Pietersen, Tobias, wages paid by Mr. La Montague to, I, 65 

Pietersen, Tobias, from Haerlem, sailor, assaults a squaw, I, 151 

one of the crew of the West India Raven, 162 

Pitersen, William, from Bolsaert, promissory note of, II, 399 

Pietersen, de Groot William, testifies that Govert Lookmans was ordered by 

N. W. Coom to strike his flag when passing Berm Island, II, 198 

Pietersen, Wybrant, commissary of stores, testifies as to the leaky condition of the 

, ship Dolphin before saOing, I, 6 

mentioned, 80, 93, 94, 95, 101, 109, 111, 117, 130, 158, 161, 216 

insults the wife of Anthony Jansen, 86 

produces evidence to prove her former bad character, 90 

testifies against Jan Evertsen Bout, 208 

succeeded as commissary by Ulrich Lupoltt, 231 

certifies the birth of Mr. Hudde's child, 233 

Pietersen, Wyntie, empowered by Jan Jansen to receive money due him, II, 66 

power of attorney to, Ill, 18 

PUles, Rivert Symonsen, II, 268, 269 

Piques (Pieckes), Vincent, HI, 261, 262, 317, 318 

Pischer, Crigier, hkes a piece of land in Breuckelen, II, 335 

power of attorney from, in, 22 

Pischoen, Greger, assignment by, II, 268 

Piters, Gomelis, II, 118, 120 

a soldier, certifies that David Pietersen de Vries treated his servants properly, 132 

Piterse, Christiaen, HI, 409 

Pitsert, Richard, contracts to erect a fence and plant tobacco, I, 101 

Pitsert, Tjerck, I, 163 

Planck, Abraham tsaaksen, note of, I, 17 

purchases Paulus Hook, 17, 25 

rents a part of Paulus Hook, 61, 68 

sells maize to Mr. La Montagne, 65 

hires cows from Director Kieft, 124 

witness 195, 220, 257, 305, 316 



86 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAOB. 

Planck, Abraham Isaaksen. — Continued. 

tears down a placard affixed to the gate of Fort Amsterdam, II, 27 

note of, 65, 103 

mortgages Paulus Hook, 104 

leases Paulus Hook to Comelis Arissen, 106 

conveys beavers to Fort Amsterdam, 357 

pays Hendrick Roesen, 259 

witness, 287,388, 337, 396; HI, 86, 87, 99, 143, 143 

purchases a lot in the Smith's Valley, HI, 127 

Jan Stevensen's house and garden conveyed to, 130 

part owner of the yacht Seahorse, 328 

receipt from, 219 

(See Verplancky, 

Planck, Jacob, I, 9 

Planck, Jacob Albertsen, sheriff of Rensellaerswyck, 1,18, 26 

Plantius, Domine, HI, 163 

Plantius, Gertrude, Ill, 163 

Plate belonging to Jonas Bronc, II, 109 

belonging to Jan Jansen van St. Obyn, 331 

left by Jan Jansen van St. Obyn, 391 

Pleunsen, Pleun, I, 163 

Pleydoen, Sir Edmund, owns a bark in Virginia, H, 302, 303 

referred to 234 

Plymouth, New, Jonathan Brewster resident of, II, 388 

Thomas Willel, resident and merchant of, HI, 113, 393, 394, 396 

Poentie, Teunis Dircksen, power of attorney from, HI, 111 

Polhemius, Johannes Theodorus, power of attorney from, HI, 343 

Pomnoen, Gillis Jansen, Ill, 3 

employed at Fort Hope, '. 57 

power of attorney from, 316 

Pomsen, William, HI, 133, 138 

(See Iselstyn.) 
Ponkes, an Indian of Marreckkawick, declares that the Indians deny having burned 

J. P. Kuyter's house, H, 253, 354 

Poor, the deacons of the church administer the property for the, I, 268 

legacies to, II, 332, 300, 302 

donations for the, 346, 251, 347 

of Bunich, legacy of Jan Jansen Damen to, HI, 199 

Popular customs. (See Customs, popular.) 

Pork, price of, H^ 364 

Portaport, Francisco de, I, 43, 44 

Porter, John, tobacco belongine to, sold in Ireland, II, 355, 356, 401 

account of, HI^ 12 

in Curacoa 14 

Pos, Symon Dircksen, I, 54 

declares that he has no knowledge of goods assigned to him by Jan van Hardenbergh, II, 396 

mentioned, 384 

power of attorney to, 404 

deceased, HI, 14 

Pottagie, Jan, I, 68 ; II, 106 

Potter, Comelis de, HI, 332 

purchases land on Long Island from Henry Breser, ' 268 

purchases part of Jochem Pieters Kuyter's land, 283 

purchases house and land near the ferry on Long Island, 392, 294 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 87 

PASS. 

Potter, Cornells de. — Oontinued. 

purchases land at Rechkawlck, 296 

agent, agrees to abide by the appraisers' valuation of Augustyn Herrman's house 

and lot, 319 

Pouwelsen, David, I, 163 

Powder and guns smuggled, II, 179 

Price of produce, provisions, goods, negroes, &c., I, C3-65, 97, 279-282 

of a passage to New Netherland, II, 240 

of pork, 364 

of peas and wheat, 438 

of beaver, Ill, 34, 35 

of a yacht, 58 

of building a house, 60 

of frigate Palomme, 231 

of negroes, 387 

Prinen, Peter Cornelissen, power of attorney to, Ill, 19 

Prints, Johan, Swedish governor at the South river, endeavors to obtain permission 

to erect a trading house In the country of the Minquaas, II, 369 

Isaac AUerton converses with, 882 

report of his proceedings on the South river Ill, *77 

orders a Dutch skipper to quit the Schuylkill, *82 

his letter to Commissary Hudde, *85 

Commissary Hudde protests against, *96 

erects a house in front of Fort Beversreede, on the Schuylkill, *98 

forbids the Dutch to erect buildings near Fort Beversreede, *100 

orders a Dutch house to be demolished, *101, *102 

promissory note for, 222 

Isaac AUerton empowered to collect amount of said note, 223 

Privateers. (See Sliips.) 

Probate of Martin Ael's will, II, 255 

(See WilU.) 

Protest of Director Kieft against Andries Hudde, I, 228 

against Fiscal van der Hoykins for neglect of duty, II, 162 

against Andries Koulofsen, chief boatswain, for neglect of duty, 169 

against Tymen Jansen, ship carpenter, for neglect of duty, 170 

against the patroon of Renselaerswyck building a fort on Beren Island, 174 

of Peter Wyncoop against the unloading of his vessel, 178 

against Govert Loockerman's trading at the South river, 182 

against Claes van Elsland, for failing to account for property of Wouter van 

TwlUer, 207 

of Jan Laurensen Appel against Arnoldus van Hardenbergh and others, 403 

of B. van Slechtenhorst, Director of Rensselaerswyck, against Director Stuy-vesant, III, 68 

of Commissary Hudde against the Swedish government, *86, *96 

Provisions in Ireland, price of, II, 356 

Provoost, David, certifies to the sourness of imported wine, I, 146 

contracts to purchase Indian com, 198 

certificates that his wife is living, 203, 299, 300, 301 

David P. de Vries and Rev. Everardus Bogardus securities for, 216 

his bond as guardian of Jan van Vorst, 218 

leases his plantation on Manhattan Island, 223 

witoesses the wUl of Surgeon Pietersen, 285 

late commissary of provisions, 262 

Jurlaen Hendricksen promises to finish his house, 801 

guardian of Jan van Vorst, 302 



88 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE 

Provoost, David. — Qontimied,. 

power of attorney from, 303 

Jan van Vorst gives him a receipt in full, as his guardian, 311 

empowers Claes van Elslant to superintend his plantation on Long Island and 

manage his affairs in his absence, II, 36 

Govert Loockmans empowered to collect accounts from, 48 

empowers Gillis Verbrugge to receive a legacy left his wife by her uncle in France, 94 

mentioned, 175, 180, 185, 263, 265, 358, 366, 371, 390, 394, 400, 406, 419 

promissory note of Claes van Elslant to, 185 

award in the case of Catrina Verlet against, 373 

late commissary at Fort Hope, power of attorney from, Ill, 2 

assigns an account against the West India Company to the heirs of Jochem 

Botjes and Jan Cornelissen, 3 

Gysbert op Dyck assigns an account to, 3 

certificates that his wife is living, 4, 117 

empowers Gillis Verbrugge to receive money from the receiver-general at Leyden, 5 

power of attorney from, 117 

imports iron from Boston, 118 

statement respecting brandy shipped on board a vessel of, 189 

magistrates of New Haven requested to make inquiries about the above brandy, . . 193 

mentioned, 227, 376 

site of his house in New Amsterdam, 343 

curator of Areantje Cuvilje's estate, 244 

attorney of Daniel Michielsen, 253 

appointed attorney of Jan Dircksen and Peter Teunissen of Katskil, 359 

attorney of Femmetje Alberts, 267 

Arent van Corlear revokes a power of attorney given to 334 

sheriff of Breucklen, Midwout and Amesfoort, 361 

Provoost, Guilliam, I, 303 

Putten. (See Oerritsen; Teunissen.) 

Q. 

Quadickho, a Minqua chief, visits Manhattan, HI, 369 

R. 

Raels, Styntie, widow of Lucas van Kipshaven, Ill, 408 

Raet, Ellas de, land on the island of Manhattan belonging to, leased, I, 263 

empowered to collect money due the late Lieutenant Bartram, II, 44 

director of the West India Company, Ill, 169 

Rams, Christopher Pietersen, partner in privateer La Garce, II, 323 

assigns his interest in the privateer La Garce, 878 

(See Pietersen, Christian.) 

Rankokuskil, the Dutch obtain a large tract of land north of, III,*1C17 

Ranst, Tobias, HI, 314 

Rapaelje, George (or Joris), supplied with cows by Wouter van Twiller, ..., I, 14 

declaration of, in regard to goods stolen from Commissary van Curler, 32 

borrows money from the deacons, 293 

husband of Catalina Trico, 11, 61 

mentioned, 63 

award of, in favor of Nicholas Boot, 86, 235 

hires cattle to William Smith of Stamford, 187 

Cornells Masen orders grain to be sold lying in the store of, 194 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 89 

PAGE. 

Rapaelje, George (or Joris). — Continued. 

promissory note of, 236 

chief boatswain, Jan Dircksen malves liis will in the house of, 349 

mentioned, Ill, 245 

sells a house and lot in Pearl Street, New Amsterdam 326 

owns property in Pearl Street, New Amsterdam, 365 

Rappaelje, Sarah, wife of Hans Hansen, II, 61 

Rappehaninck, Virginia, II, 202 

Rechkewick, Long Island, Cornelis de Potter purchases land at, Ill, 396 

Records, titles of lost, Ill, 19, 21, 22, 107 

Redenhasen, Abel, II, 132 

assaults Redder Eversen, 133 

Red Mountain, the, called New Haven by the English, II, 426, 428 

(See Bodeberch.) 
Rieversen, Gerrit, appointed administrator of the estate of Wm. Cornelissen 

Coster, II, 134 

Reformation, Dutch law of, Ill, 218 

Rely, Richard, power of attorney from, II, 152 

Rem, Tobias, assigns an account to Seger Teunissen, II, 252 

power of attorney from, Ill, 19 

mentioned, 269 

Renselaer, Kiliaen van, sends settlers and horses to New Netherland, I, 37 

sends settlers to New Netherland, II, 6 

forbidden to build ^ fort on Beren Island, by 174 

hereditary commander of the Colonic of Rensselarswyck, 175 

protest against the unloading of the ship belonging to, 178 

answers thereto, 179 

Isbrant Claesen and Harman Arentsen discharged from the service of, 186 

vessel ordered to strike lier flag when passing Beren Island, by an officer in the 

service of, 199 

Cornells Maersen resides in the Colonic of, 235, 236 

Renselaers Steyn, the fort on Beren Island called, II, 175 

Rensselaerswyck, Jacob Albertsen Planck, sheriff of, I, 18 

cattle sent to, 98 

mentioned, II, 130, 121, 134 

Arent van Curler, secretary of, 122 

no fort to be erected beyond the limits of, 174 

canker of freemen to be removed from, 175 

efforts to keep free traders out of, 180 

a negro girl bound to Nicolas Coorn of, 192 

Cornelis Antonissen resident of, 192 

Cornells Masen, resident of, 194 

a vessel passing Beren Island ordered to strike her flag for the stapleright of 199, 224 

Arent van Curler empowered to settle Michael Jansen'a account with the patroon 

of, ; 230 

Sander Leendersen resident of, Ill , '■ ' 

protests of Brant van Slecbtenhorst, Director of, 63 

to constitute a district separate from Fort Orange, 65 

high and low jurisdiction claimed for the patroon of, 68 

masts carried to Manhattan from, 69 

Andries de Vos member of the council of, 70 

B. V. Slechtenhorst, sheriff of, summoned before the director and council, 78 

court of, not independent, '''8 

Cornelis Maersen, a resident of, Ill 

13 



90 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAGE. 

Renssellaerswyck, Jacob Albertsen Vla.^cVi.— Continued. 

Sauder Leendertsen, resident of. 119 

William Twiller, resident of, 120 

Cornells Segersen, resident of, 121 

Rut Jacobsen, resident of, 184 

laws and jurisdiction of, extended to Cattskill, 204 

Gysbert Cornelissen, a residentof, 374 

Arent van Corlear, resident of, 334 

Rent of cows, payable in butter, 1, 10, 154, 210, 303, 323 ; II, 59, 75, 91 

117, 123, 274, 320 332 ; III, 371, 288 

of land, payable in grain I, 10, 18, 59, 78, 79, 87, 108, 133, 134, 135, 136, 139, 310 

323 ; II, 59, 75, 91, 112, 117, 123, 125, 381 ; III, 271, 272 

payable in tobacco, 1, 150, 311, 330, 363, 283, 323, 336 ; II, 8 

payable in fowls, II, 281 

payable in tenth of the produce, Ill, 202 

of a house and lot on the East river. New Amsterdam, 324 

payable in Indian corn, 374 

Report on the proceedbigs of the Swedes on the South river, Ill, *77 

Reyersen, Jan, , Ill, 407 

Reyersen, Mounts, II, 232 

Reyger, Hans, II, 370, 405 

Reyn, Mr., I, 65 

Reyniers, Grietje, wife of Anthony Jansen from Sales, Inquires who does her new 

born child resemble, I, 53 

accuses Rev. Mr. Bogardus of perjury, ! 54 

immodest behavior and language of, 55 

Mrs. Bogardus avoids, 56 

Wybrant Pietersen insults, 86 

calls Philip de Truy a liar, 88, 89 

discharged from service in Amsterdam, for improper conduct, 90 

ReyDiersen, Arent, purchases the house and lot of Rutgert Arensen, II, 325 

mentioned, 257 

Reyntsen, Adriaen (or Arent), affidavits of, II, 139 

Reynsen, Jacob, I, 308 ; II, 111 

executor of Jacob Jacobsen Roy, II, 115 

Riest, Philip, sells frigate Palomme to Thomas Willett, Ill, 281 

Riethoven, Mathias van, power of attorney to, II, 401 

Rigner, Johannes, serves at Marinham, II, 405 

Ringo, Philip Jansen, will of, II, 232, 300 

agrees to contribute to the support of Cornells Doele, 233 

goods left by Anthony Crol, in the hands of 298 

Anthony Crol leaves his property to, 301 

mentioned, 831 

promissory note of, • Ill, 35 

manumits Manuel, the Spaniard, 91 

indebted to Anthony Crol, 163 

Rinnegaconck. (See Long Island.) 

Ritserts (Richards), Diggory, enters the service of Mr. De Vries, I, 115 

Robberts, Maritje, wife of John Seles, left half her husband's property, II, 267 

Robertson, Thomas, sells to George Wolsey a house and plantation at Flushing, II, 423 

Robbertson, William, contracts to build a house for Tymen Jansen, II, 129 

Rochbou, chief of the Crommegon, III^ 57 

Rochelle, Du-ector Kieft suspected of having run goods in and out of, II, 200 

Rodeberch, Isaac Allerton, about to sail to the, II, 9 

(See New Haven; Bed Mountain.) 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 91 



PAGE. 



Rodenbergh, Johannes,.... II, 314, 349; III, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27 
28, 29, 31, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 43, 44, 52, 76, 91, 118, 157, 170, 173, 174, 175, 191, 192 

Rodenborcb, Lucas, vice-director at Curacoa, II, 327, 355 

promissory note of, 340, 341 

mentioned, III^ 13, 167 

purchases part of .lochem Pietersen Kuyter's land, 283 

Rodetsroch, Hans, II, 286 

RodolfF, Jeuriaen, hires goats from Mr. van Twiller, I, 24 

declaration of, 120 

Serjeant, .■ 264 

affidavit of, in relation to au attack on Indians at Pavonia, II, 114 

mentioned, 249 

Roelantsen, Adam, schoolmaster, testifies to improper behavior of Anthony Jansen's 

wife, I, 5,5 

purchases the claim of Cors Pietersen's wife on her father's estate, 81 

mentioned, 84 

amount of damage done to the garden of, 291 

from Doclium, Jan Teunissen contracts to build a house for, II, 11 

sells a house to Ulrich Klein, 52 

Hans Hendricks makes his will at the house of, 164 

contract to furnish wainscotting to, 313 

sells house and lot on Manhattan Island to Govert Aertsen, 321 

thrown out of the tavern by order of Fiscal van Dyck, 416 

mentioned, Ill, 115 

indebted to Andries Roeloffsen, 135 

(See Groen.) 

Roelantsen, Lubbert, Ill, 407 

Roeloffsen, Andries, from Masterlandt, power of attorney from, Ill, 135 

Roeloffsen, Roeloff, will of, I, 165 

Roesen, Hendrick, II, 257 

deceased, 259 

Rogen, Daniel, Ill, 171, 192, 197 

Roophahesky, a kill on the South river, Ill, *107 

Root, Symon, understands the language of the Minquaas, II, 369 

authorized to build on the South river, Ill, *96 

mentioned, ■- *100, *101, *102, *104, 108, 213 

the Swedes demolish the house of, *105 

Indian deed to, *107 

Renier Dominicus in the service of, 113 

trader at the South river, 185 

Ros, Gillis, I, 260 

Rossum. (See Aertsen, Huyck.) 

Rost, Captain Flip de, commands a vessel in the Bay of Campeachy, Ill, 177 

Rost[ Gillis, n, 66 

Rotterdam, Jan van. (See Cornelissen.) 

Rouloffs, Andries, weighmaster, II, 126 

Rouloffsen, Andries, chief boatswain, I, 294 

accused of neglect of duty, 169 

mentioned, 11. 359 

Rouloffsen, Annitje, Jan, Sarah, Sytje and Tryntje, children of Roeloff Jansen and 

Annetje Jans, II, 37 

Rouloffsen, Peter, receipt of, H, 270 

Roy, Jacob Jacobsen, note of, I, 224 

mentioned, Hi 54, 55, 56 



92 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAOE. 

Roy, Jacob Jacobsen. — Continued. 

Fokeltje Willems, wife of, 62 

sick a-bed, acknowledges to be indebted to certain persons, Ill 

will of, 115 

sells half his lot at Manhattan to Coraelis Arissen 266 

testifies regarding words spoken by Jan Snediger, 351 

power of attorney from, Ill, 37 

gunner 45 

buys a house and garden from Jan Stevensen, and conveys them to Abram Planck, 136 

inventory of the effects of, 245 

Rudolphy, Gysbert, Ill, 168, 205 

Rumschut, Herman, affidavit of, II, 19 

Rutgereen, Jan, sells his land at Midwout, Ill, 366 

(See Hudde.) 

Rutten, Peter, sailmaker on board the Princess, Ill, 20 

Ruys, Annetje, wife of Jan Snediger, testifies that Hellegond Joris said Jan the pilot 

was the father of her child, II, 195 

mentioned, Ill, 154 

Ruyter, Claes Jansen, goes security for Anthony Jansen, I, 221 

Petertje Jans, wife of, II, 195, 197 

promissory note of, Ill, 11 

purchases the yacht Peace, 58 

power of attorney to, 130 

has land on Long Island, 297 

Fredrick Lubbertsen accused of carrying away a calf belonging to, 325 

David Ferera hires his house, 359 

Ruyven, Cornells van, Secrctar}' of New Netherland, Ill, 321 et seg 

purchases a farm with buildings at Flatbush, 344 

certifies that Mrs. Provoost is alive, 361 

rents his bouwery at Midwout to Dirck Jansen Cuyper, 374 

Ruyven, Laurens van, Ill, 323 

R3-cken, Abraham, marries Margaret Harraansen, I, 104 

stolen hogs said to have been eaten at the house of, II, 23 

mentioned, 63 

sells his house on Manhattan Island, 96 

leases his farm on Long Island to William Hutchinson, 125 

mentioned, Ill, 298 

sells a lot on Manhattan Island to Jochem Beeckman, 299 

R3rcken, Gysbert, agreement between Jan Jacobsen and, to work on farm, I, 103 

note of Bout Francen in favor of, II, 87 

Ryff, Hendric, II, 208, 229 

Rykaerts, Anneke, I, 249 

S. 

Sabbath. (See Sunday.) 

St. Christopliers, contract to convey goods and passengers from New Amsterdam to, II, 28 

St. Germain, Jan Ceno Abins, II, 77 

St. Obyn, Jan Jansen van, bequeaths pieces of plate to his father, II, 231 

Fredrick Lubbersen indebted to, 289 

inventory of goods left by, 291 

affidavit of, Ill, 56 

mentioned, 229 

son-in-law of Hendrick Kip, 269 

Thomas Baxter steals a bark belonging to, 329 

owns a house and lot in Brewer street. New Amsterdam, 226 



OF DUTCH MANUSCKIPTS. 93 

PAGE. 

Salem, John Browu of, Ill, 393 

Salt, price of, II, 340 

Sandelyn, Jacob, I, 66 

Sanders (Sandersen), Thomas, purchases a house and twenty-five morgens of land,. . I, 59 

engages Richard Pitsert to fence his land and plant tobacco, 101 

testifies to words used by Anthony Jansen's wife to Philip de Truy, 103 

engages Isaac Abrahamsen, 157 

leases land to Isaac Abrahamsen and Caspar Dircksen, l'J7 

a smith, leases his bouwery to Jan Tomassen, 247 

the Crazy Smith's Hill, called after, Ill, 75 

Thomas Hall purchases a plantation formerly occupied by, 114 

formerly occupied Malle smits berg on Manhattan Island, 187 

Sandlooper, Dirck Lambersen, Ill, 266 

Sanery, Rowland, Ill, 133 

Sanghikans, Commissary Hudde sets out for, Ill, *83 

Sapokanikan, tobacco plantation at, I, 97 

Thomas Hall rents Van Twiller's plantation at, 334 

(See Manhattan) 

Sassian's maize land on Long Island, Ill, 397 

Sausoy, Marceu, Ill, 369 

Savery, Roelant, Ill, 164 

Scarburgh, Edward, of Virginia, gives a bond that he will not enter the South river, 

give any information of the expedition against the Swedes, Ill, 383 

Schabank, Peter, gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, Ill, 337 

Schacksburg, James, rents a plantation, I, 382 

Schaeif banck, Peter, witness, Ill, 408 

Schandelaer, Samuel, I, 63 

Schellu_yne, Dirck van, appointed attorney of Brant van Slechtenhorst, Ill, 318 

notary public, 231 

attorney for Lubbert van Dincklagen, sells lots belonging to the latter,. . 306, 309-313, 331 
empowered to manage the afiFau-s of Adriaen Keyser during the hitter's absence in 

Holland, '. 333 

Thomas Spicer and Thomas Hall e.xecute a bond before, 340 

notarial act executed by Jan Gillisen Verbrugge before, 408 

Schendel, Hendrick van, Ill, 159 

Schepens of New Amsterdam, deed executed before, Ill, 405 

Schepmoes, Abraham Jansen, legacy to, II, 326 

Schepmoes, Jan Jansen, purchases a sloop, I, 46 

sells his house and plantation, 304 

Nicolaes Sloper engages to fulfill the contract which George Baxter made with,. . II, 17 

contract to build a house for, 39 

guardian of Marritje Pieters, 126, 138 

empowers Cornelis Antonissen to collect money for Aeltje Claes, 192 

power of attorney to, 212 

appointed executor of Peter Jansen, 313 

Peter Jansen mortgages his house to, 213 

his arrival in New Netherland with wife and two children 346 

Gerrit Douman hires a house from, 259 

mentioned, '^^^ 

purchases a house and lot on Manhattan Island, 315 

promissory note of, 335 

father of Abraham Jansen Schepmoes, 336 

power of attorney to, Illi 50 

mentioned, ^^5' ^^^ 



94 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PASE. 

Scheimerlioorn, Jacob Jansen, m^ 234 

gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, 235 

mentioned ; 275 

Scheerburch, Tryntie, wife of Hendrick Jansen, ransomed from Indians, II, 219 

widow Ill, 274 

Scbinkels, Aeltje, mother of Andries Hudde, I, 300 ; III, 391, 392 

Schipper, Hans, a soldier, I, 27, 121, 174, 224, 267 

Sohlick, Cornelis Anthonissen van, II, 383 

(See Antonissen.) 

Schmit, Jan Gerritsen, Ill, 299, 300 

(See Gerritsen, Jan.) 
Schoete, Swens, a Swedish lieutenant, demolishes a Dutch house at the Schuylkill, . . III,*102 

abuses Commissar}' Hudde, *103 

School, parents bound to send their children to, II, 37, 102 

Schoolmasters. (See Ilpendam; Boelantsen; Stevensen ) 

Schoolt, Jooris, power of attorney from, Ill, 303 

Schoonmaker, Jan, II, 115 

Schoorsteen, Peter, II, 129 

Schoorsteenveger, Peter, owns a plantation on Long Island, Ill, 200, 255, 256 

Schorrakyn. (See Manhattan.) 
Schout-tiscal. (See Fiscal.) 
Schow. (See Jansen, Symon.) 

Schreek, Paulus, Ill, 305 

Schrender, Hans, I, 264 

Shroder, Jeuriacn, Ill, 90, 99 

Schryrer, Jan, master tailor, purcliases a lot on Broadway, New Amsterdam, Ill, 306 

Schulenborch, P., Ill, 205 

Schut.Jan, 111,290 

Schut, Jan "Willemsen, testifies that Jan Evertsen Bout called Qillis de Voocht an 

informer, I, 208 

deacon of New Amsterdam, 268, 269 

witnesses an instmment, 288 

certifies that Mrs. Provoost is alive, 299, 300, 301 

power of attorney from, II, 67 

witness, 71 

from Lnbeck, evidence of, against Barent Jansen Tourbaj', 243 

power of attorney from, Ill, 26 

Schuterton, Michael, affidavit of, II, 34 

Sclmts, Barbara, mother-in-law of David Provoost, I, 203 

David Provoost marries Margaretta Gillis, daughter of, HI, 4, 5 

mother of Mrs. Provoost, 117 

David Provoost married to a daughter of, 361 

Schutt, Surgeon Gerrit, declaration of, as to the cause of Gerrit Jansen's death, I, 18 

testifies to an assault committed by Jan Damen, on his step-daughter, 28 

Schuylkill, a Dutch sloop arrives at, Ill #79 

that sloop ordered from there by the Swedes, *80 *82 

the Swedes build a fort at tlie, *78 

the Dutch urged to build on the, *9I 

contest between the Dutch and Swedes for possession of the, *92 

the Swedes cut down the trees around the Dutch house on the, *93 

conveyed I)}- the Indians to the Dutch, *93 

the Swedes prevent the Dutch building on the, *94 

the Swedes pull down a Dutch house at the, *101 *102 

Schwart, Jacob, purchases a lot on Broadway, New Amsterdam, Ill 312 



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Seals, John, empowers John Allorton to collect money I, 315 

hond of II, 88 

will of 267 

(See Old Jan.) 
Secretarj', provincial. 

(See Hudde; Keyser; Rayven, Cornells van ; Tienhomn, CorneUs, van.) 

Seers, Garret, hires land in Breuckelen, II, 335 

Segersen, Cornells, contracts to deliver wheat and oats, II, 352 

power of attorney from, Ill, 121 

Serdts, Gerryt II, 336 

Servassen, Geurt n,*249 

power of attorney to, II, 406 ; III, 37 

Ses (Sas), Doctor Thomas, I, 319, 320, 331 ; II, 83 

deceased, II, 143 

Seurbeeck, Aeltje, I, 203 

Sheep. (See Cattle) 

Sheriff of Rensselaerswyck, Nicholas Coorn, II, 271 

(See Schout.) 
Ships : 

huilt and repaired at New Amsterdam in the time of Wouter van Twiller, I, 94 

chartered to sail to St. Christophers, II, 28 

sailing from Holland to New Netherland, bound to take and support a supercargo 

on board, 221 

Abraham's Sacrifice, ship. Director Stuyvesant purchases, Ill, 335 

inventory of said ship, 336 

about to sail for Curacao, ... 351 

inventory of propertjf found on board of, 395 

Thomas Willett purchases, 896 

Amandare, ship, at New Amsterdam, II, 322, 336, 337 

arrived from Brazil, is sold, 347 

Thomas Broughton acknowledges deliverj' of, 364 

bond for part of the payment of, 365 

Amsterdam, ship, Sincke Jacobs master of, Ill, 40 

tobacco seized on board of, 404 

Amsterdam, yacht, built in New Amsterdam, I, 94 

in bad repair, 11, 170 

Barent Jacobsen Cool master of, 171 

Angel Gabriel, ship, arrives in New Netherland, I, 227, 228 

date of her arrival, 229 

forced by distress to put into New Amsterdam, 308 

Arms of Hoorn, ship, I, 99 

Arms of New Netherland, ship, at Curacoa, II, 327 

bound to Vii'ginia with horses, 348 

chartered by Ralph Whory, Ill, 393 

Arms of Norway, ship, settlers and horses sent to New Netherland in, I, 37 

Arms of Rensselaerswyck, protest against the unloading of, II, 177 

Peter "Wyncoop supercargo of, 181 

Jan Jansen Damen furnishes supplies to, 326 

Aron, ship, will of Jonas Jonasseu, seaman of, II, 238 

Beaver, ship, Jochem Botjes and Jan Cornelissen sail in, Ill, 3 

Jan Claessen Smal, master of, 3 

Black Raven, William Turck merchant of, II, 130 

at the Manhattans, 155 

wheat received for the, "■ 156 



96 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE . 

Blue Cock, ship, at New Amsterdam, II, 253 

Elke Janscn serves on board of the, 282 

William Cornelissen Oldemarckt late master of, 307 

Bontekoe, ship, bonds entered for goods shipped in,. Ill, 232-239, 241, 242 

Cornells Cornelissen arrives in the, 258 

Cat, yacht, Gerrit Jansen gunner of, Ill, 1 

Charles, ship, owned by Isaac Allerton, sails for Curacoa, Ill, 400 

Court of Cleves, ship, arrives in New Amsterdam, Ill, 240 

Jacob Rooy dies on board of, 245 

Dirck Jansen dies on board of, 254, 262 

Dolphin, yacht, encounters stormy weather and springs a leak in her voyage to 

New Netherland, I, 3 

crew complain of short allowance on board of, 5 

goods damaged on board of, 5 

leaky condition of, 7 

arrives at New Amsterdam, II, 246 

Dolphin, bark, clears at New Amsterdam for the South river, Ill, 246 

Dutch Garden, sloop, Indians of the South river sign a deed for land on board the, III,*108 

Eendracht, ship, in New Netherland in 1635, I, 110, 117 

Harman M yndert v. d. Bogaert surgeon of, 230 

date of her arrival in New Netherland, 231 

at the Bermudas, II, 250 

Seger Teunissen master of, 261, 263, 264 

Emperor Charles, ship, Roeloff Teunissen master of, Ill, 281 

Eykenboom, ship, chartered for a voj^age in Vu'ginia, I, 289 

inventory of goods brought to New Netherland by, 294 

Falconer, William Tomassen master of the, Ill, 25 

freight at New Amsterdam, engaged for 99 

William Tomassen, master of, 119, 120 

Fire of Troy, ship, Andries Hudde engages passage for settlers to New Nether- 
land in the, I, 163 

Jonas Bronck arrives with settlers in the, 170 

cattle imported in the, 237, 238, 240, 241 

Charles Morgan, a soldier, sails in, Ill, 7 

Flower of Gelder, ship, at New Amsterdam, Ill, 264 

about to sail from New Amsterdam, 282 

arrives in New Netherland, 352 

Flying Deer, yacht, Hendrick Jacobsen Patevaer master of, Ill, 190 

Fortune, ship, belonging to Cornells Melyn, judgment against, Ill, 221 

Good Hope, yacht, ordered to strike her flag when passing Beren Island, II, 198 

half of her sold, 208, 229 

Great Gerrit, ship, at Boston, II, 347 

P. L. Van de Grist commander of, 355 

Juryaen Andriesen gunner of, Ill, 139 

Ralph Whory charters, 393 

Great Hoorn, ship, DLrck Dircksen sails in, II, 392 

Griffin, ship,William Jonassensails in, II, 345 

Groningen, ship, John Golsten, sails in II, 322 

H«rring, ship Simon Dircksen captain of the I, 6 

Director Kief t arrives in New Netherland in the, 110 

Inventory of goods received from, and in store, 179 

Symon Jansen, master of the, 189, 190 

arrives in New Netherland, 226 



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PAGE 

Ships. — Continued. 

Hope, yacht, the boatswain deserts from, I, 69, 70 

captured and brought to New Amsterdam and rebuilt, 94 

Hendrick Jansen purchases, II, 338 

Hope, bark, at New Amsterdam, Ill, 116 

Isaac AUerton sells, II, 9 

price paid for, 10 

Houttuyn, ship, arrives in New Amsterdam, II, 55, 58 

Jager, ship, beavers shipped to Holland in, II, 276 

Govert Loockmans, merchant of, 282, 283, 292, 294 

Juffrou, proprietor of, II, 159 

King David, ship, brings goods and passengers from Holland to New Amsterdam, 11, 1, 2 
length of voyage of, 6 

La Garce, privateer, captures copper, negroes and coral, II, 50 

Jacob Stolfelsen subscribes to fitting out, 141 

sailors of, plunder Anthony Jansen's farm, 143 

vegetables on board of, 144 

Capt. Blauf elt commander of, 230 

Isaac AUerton indebted to the owners of, 232 

arrangement for the support of a wounded seaman of, 233 

sugai-s brought to New Amsterdam by, 246 

names of the owners of, 277 

sold to Christian Pietersen & Co., 277 

Dirck Claesen Boot sails to the West Indies in, 299, 304, 305 

names of the owners of, 322, 323 

about to sail to the "West Indies, 325 

Christian Pietersen Rams assigns his share in, 378 

Harmen Bogardus and Christian Pietersen interested in, Ill, 77 

names of the owners of, 116 

captures a Spanish bark, 122 

names of the crew of, 171, 180, 181 

attacked by a Spanish ship in the Bay of Gampeachy, 177 

William Noble surgeon of, 190 

Tennis Dircksen master of, 193 

Lioness, ship, sails to New Netherland, Ill, 55 

Love, ship, in New Amsterdam, I, 74 

goods sold on board of the, 80 

settlers brought to New Netherland in, 113 

return of goods remaining in store from, 180 

sails from New Netherland, 230 

chartered to take a cargo from New Haven to Barbadoes, Ill, 53 

Love, yacht, Abraham Jansen sells the, II, 311 

Tennis Andriessen, pilot of, 386 

Jan Joppesen serves on board of, Ill, 17 

purchased by Jacob Wolphertsen, 83 

about to sail from New Amsterdam, 76 

Juryaen Andriessen mastar of 139 

Maid of Enckhuysen, Laurens Comelissen master of, at New Amsterdam, II, 195, 305 

Jacob Egbertsen pilot of, 200 

Cornells Grosen supercargo of, 218 

Middleburgh, ship, sails to the East Indies, I, 99 

Milkmaid, ship, arrives at New Amsterdam, II, 152 

sails from Amsterdam, 857 

18 



98 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAUB. 

Ships. — Continued. 

Neptune, ahip, cattle imported into New Netherland in the, I, 245 

invoice of articles furnished to, 260 

Jan Jansen serves on board of, II, 66 

at New Amsterdam, 138 

Paulus Vander Beecke serves on board of, 213 

WUliam de Key supercargo of 217 

Jan Symonsen master, 217 

Peter Bversen trumpeter of, 338 

P. L. Vander Grist commander of, 355 

puts into Ireland in distress, 400 

In Ireland, Pouwelis Leendersen master of, Ill, 14 

New Netherland Portvme, ship, Cornells Melyn sues Daniel Michielsen late 

master of, Ill, 253 

Omval^ boat, built at Fort Orange, I, 94 

Palomme, frigate, bill of sale of, Ill, 231 

Pauwe, ship, William Tomassen pilot of the, 11, 89 

Hendrick Jansen says the people ought to ship Director Kief t off to Holland in the, 107 

Peace, yacht, sent to trade with the Raritan Indians U, 353 

Claes Jansen Ruyter purchases the, Ill, 58 

Peartree, ship. Director Stuyvesant charters Ill, 348 

Prince, ship, at the Manhattans Ill, 130 

Princess, ship, about to sail from New Amsterdam, 11, 372 

Jelmer Tomassen commander of, 879 

Jan Claessen Bol captain of, 880 

Domine Backerus chaplain of, 889 

about to saU from New Netherland, 420 

Michael Messerv serves on board of , Ill, 15 

Peter Rutten sailmaker on board of, 20 

Harman Hendricksen serves on board of, 31 

Bartelt Lourissen serves on board of, 38 

Hendrick Hendricksen serves on board of, 44 

Urbanus Snyersen on board of, 51 

Gysbert Abrahamsen comes to New Netherland in, 52 

Jan of Leyden sends a power of attorney by, 180 

lost, 139, 158, 179 

GUles Pietersen serves on board of, 160 

William Beeckman serves on board of, 163 

Prince Maurice, ship, licensed to sail to New Netherland, II, 220, 222 

Prins WUlem, ship, Gerrit Vastrick merchant of, Ill, 17 

at New Amsterdam, 282 

Prins Willem, yacht, built at New Amsterdam, I, 94 

fit for service, Ill 

in bad repair, II, 170 

Egbert van Borsum master of 171, 204, 893 

Gerritt Vastrick merchant of 206 

Raven, ship. (See Aran.) 

Real, ship, a cask of merchandize thrown overboard in a storm from, H^ 150 

Inventory of stores furnished to, I53 

St. Beninio, ship, value of IH^ 93 

St. Jacob, Hay Jansen master of, U^ 304 

St. Martin, sloop, Wessel Eversen master of H, 171 

Edward Moor purchases 248 

Wessel Eversen late master of, UI^ 33 



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Ships. — Continued. 

St. Peter, ship, Isaac Allerton empowered to sell II, 248 

powder smuggled in, 237 

confiscated, 343 

breaks bulk at the Bermudas, 250 

bill of sale of, 3g2 

Jan Evertsen Bout empowers J. J. Damen to sell his share of the, 253 

Jan van Hardenburgh sends goods to New Netherland by, 296 

Salamander, ship, Tobias Rem on board of, Ill, 18 

Seahorse, yacht, Teunis Dircksen sells half of the Ill, 228 

Seven Stars, ship, in New Amsterdam, II, 54, 55 

Jan Claesen master of 73 

sailors of, rob Anthony Jansen Van Salee, 143 

fowls on board of I44 

Hellegond Joris has a child by the pilot of the, 195, 196 

Soutberg, ship, repaired at New Amsterdam I, 55, 94 

sails from New Netherland in 1633, 117 

Speramundi, ship, Altrecht Hendricksen saUa in, II, 844 

Spotted Lamb, ship, Hans Reyger sails in, II, 405 

Swan, yacht, Johannes Geraerdy master of , . . Ill, 193 

Swol, ship, sails from Amsterdam, II, 62 

sails to Brazil, 349, 394 

Jan Dircksen master carpenter of, 349 

Jacob Loper sails in, 365 

Matthias Capito supercargo of, 409 

sold to Stephen Goodyear 426 

Jan Joppesen sailor on board, Ill, 17 

at Curacao, 39 

mentioned, 40 

Jacob Loper sails to New Netherland in, 144 

Tamandare. (See Amandare.) 

Tenyn, yacht, Jan Jansen, surgeon of, Ill, 179 

Tobasco, bark, captured by La Garce, Ill, 122, 146, 149, 175, 196 

Kempo Sybada pilot of, 171 

brought to New Amsterdam, 286 

Utrecht, ship, Kreger Fischer, sails in, Ill, 22 

Vrede, yacht, repaired at New Amsterdam, I, 94 

Anthony Femandus master of, II, 171 

Watchful Buoy, yacht, sold, Ill, 229 

inventory of apparel of, 230 

Waterhound, ship, arrives at New Amsterdam, II, 257 

"Welcome, bark, clears for the South river Ill, 227 

Wesel, yacht, repaired at New Amsterdam, I, 94 

charter of, 194 

sold, 277 

West India Raven, yacht, wine brought from the West Indies in, I, 144, 148 

a squaw assaulted by one of the crew of, 151 

list of articles furnished to, 158 

names of the crew of, 161, 163 

Cornells Pietersen master of, 189, 190 

Toung Prince of Denmark, ship, about to sail from New Amsterdam to Gluckstadt, HI, 82 

Tiellman WUlekins merchant of, 85 

trades to Barbadoes, 88 

Tielman WUlekens declines to have an appraisal made of damaged goods on 
board of, 90 



100 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 



Ships. — Continued. 

Young Prince ot Denmark confiscated with her cargo 96 

description of the ship, S'!' 

cotton and sugar seized from, 99, 100 

names of some of tlie crew of, 100, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 113 

Siersma, Sierick, 111,338, 339 

Sille, Daniel de, power of attorney from, HI, 338 

Sille, Laurens de, II, 340 

advocate-general of the States-general, Ill, 348 

Sille, Nicasius de, member of the council, Ill, 321, 337 

empowered to manage the affairs of Daniel de Sille during the latter's absence in 

Holland 338 

certifies that Mrs. de Hulter is in good health, 344 

certificate of the good health of, 347 

witness, 386 

commissioner to farm the tavern-keepers' excise, 397 

Sipke, Annetje, mother of Jan Jansen Jan Ditmarsen, deceased, Ill, 36 

Siricksen, Jellis, I, 163 

Slaves, price paid for manumitting Ill, 91 

Jan Jansen Damen desires that, under certain circumstances, his West India 

servant maid, Cecilia, be emancipated, 199 

See Brazilian Women; Negroes. 
Slechtenhorst, Brant van, refuses to obey a summons of the director and councU of, 

New Netherland, Ill, 69 

insulted by soldiers, 70 

the Mohawks invite him to settle in their country, 71 

summons to him to appear before the director and council, 78 

leases the old maize land at Oattskil to Jan Jansen from Bremen, 302 

appoints Dirck van Schelluyne his attorney, 218 

Slom, Moens, Ill, *85, *86 

Sloper, Nicolas, engages to fulfill the contract which George Baxter made with Jan 

Jansen Schepmoes, II, 17 

complaint against the dog of, 98 

mentioned, 302, 303 

plantation occupied by, 315 

Smal, Jan Claesen, master of the ship Arms of New Netherland, II, 348 

Smeeman, Harman, husband of Lysbet Dircltsen, Ill, m 

marries the widow of Barent Dircksen van Norden, 267 

Smit, Lucas, from Coerlant, an'ives in New Netherland, II, 6 

power of attorney to, 362, 376 

Smith, Mr., II, 56 

Nan Beets declares that she is pregnant by, 61 

Smith, Capt. sues Jan Domer in New Amsterdam, on a note, and obtains judgment, II, 358 

Smit, Ensign Dirck, Hendrick Jansen Grever enters the service of, HI, 356 

empowered by his brother to receive his pay, 363 

has land at Mespacht, 369 

serves in the expedition at "the South river, 339 

Smith, Hendrick, II 285 

(See Jansen, Hendrick, locksmith.) 

Smith, Hendrick Barentsen, power of attorney from, . . HI 363 

Smith, James, purchases Surgeon Bogaert's interest in a plantation on Manhattan 

Island, 11^ 35 

witness, 40 

mentioned, lU ■[^'^ 



OF DUTCH MANUSOEIPTS. 101 

PAGE. 

Smith, Jan Comelissen, Ill, 354 

Smith, Jan Gerritsen, Ill, 266 

Smith, John, leases a plantation from Oloff Stevensen, I, 283 

Smith, Petei- Petersen, Ill, 238 

Smith, Richard, bond of, for John Wilcox, II, 414 

receipts of, Ill, 24, 25 

clears bark Welcome for the South river, 237 

in Connecticut, 264 

Smith, Richard, Jr., sells his father's house at New Amsterdam to Gillis Pietersen,. . Ill, 364 

Smith, Thomas, note of, II, 105 

Smith, William, acknowledges receipt of cattle from Hans Hansen and George 

Rapaelje, 11,187 

Smith, William, from Schrepseker, assigns an account to Frederick Jansen, II, 256 

Smith, William, a soldier, his evidence against Barent Jorisen Tourbay, II, 244 

Smuggling, ship unloaded for, II, 179 

Smyth, Thomas, rents the plantation, &c., on Staten Island belonging to David 

Pietersen de Vries, I, 320 

marriage contract of Nanne Beets and, 265 

agrees to pay Isaac AUerton a debt due him by Mrs. Beets, 266 

John Wood security for, 283 

Snaphaunces, Ill, 347 

Snediger, Jan, complained of for selling beer short of measure, II, 85 

mentioned, Ill 

insults Marritje Lives, 173 

authorized to erect a building on Comelis Groesen's lot, 303 

words expressed by, on return of Director Stuyvesant from Long Island, 351 

promissory note of Catalyntje van Strassel to, 423 

power of attorney to, Ill, 55 

mentioned 142, 143, 291 

Annetie Ruys wife of, 154 

promissory note to, 219 

power of attorney from, 220 

Snyersen, Urbanus, deceased, Ill, 51 

Solemne, Anthony de, I, 116 

SoUel, Francis, grant of land on Mespachtes kill to, Ill, 308 

Somenertsen, Rinier, Ill, 108 

South River, Jan Jansen Ilpendam commissary at II, 183 

Isaac AUerton at, 397 

intrigues of the Swedish governor at, 369 

Isaac AUerton reports a conversation with the Swedish governor at, 382 

Ed. Agar trades for Isaac AUerton at 414 

Andries Hudde commissary at, 431 

report of the proceeding of the Swedes on, Ill, *77 

the Dutch in possession of it before it was heard of in Sweden, *86 

length of time the Dutch resorted to, *93 

Alexander Boyer's report on the state of affairs at the, *98 

Dutch force at the, *99 

hostile conduct of the Swedes at, ■■ *101, *102,*105 

Indian deed for lands on the, *107 

Andries Hudde commissary at, 185, 309 

yacht Swan about to sail to, 193 

David Davitsen resident at 230 

Joost Teunissen about to sail to, 335 

vessels at, to take out clearances, 226, 327 



102 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 



South Biver. — Continued. 

bark Dolphin clears at New Amsterdam for, 246 

bond of Edward Scarburgh not to enter, or give any intormation of the expedi- 
tion against, 383 

Director Stuyvesant about to sail to the, 383 

the Swedish authorities quit the, 399 

Soutman, Jan Claessen, IH, 339 

Specie in J. J. Damen's inventory, Ill, 348 

Keals of eight, value of, 356 

Specx, Jacques, I, 116, 191 

Spinser, George, - I, 315 ; 11, 59 

Spicer, Thomas, rents a bouwery, &c., from Arent van Curler, 11, 133 

proves a debt due to him, 270 

Dirck van Shellu3aie empowered to collect rent from, Ill, 334 

becomes security for Kerry Breser, 340 

Arent van Coriear sues, 341 

Thomas Hall becomes security for, 343 

Spits, Jan Ryndersen, Ill, 400 

Squirrels offered for sale by Indians, II, 353 

Staets, Abraham, power of attorney from II, 363 

Staets, Carel, engages to serve Hendrick Pietersen, II, 181 

Stam, Arent Corsen, II, 65 

promissory note of, for his passage money to New Netherland, 340 

George Grace authorized to collect its amount, 341 

Stam, Carsten Comelissen, power of attorney from, Ill, 143 

Stam, Dirck Corsen, claim against, ordered collected, I, 101 

power of attorney to, 319 

cattle to be received in Virginia for a debt due by, 331 

note of, II, 3 

witness, 11, 17 

sells a yacht to Maryn Adriaensen, 64 

power of attorney to collect tobacco from, 69 

mentioned, 83 

(See Corsen.) 

Staman, Borgert, promissory note of, II, 341 

Stamford, II, 31 

Jan Manje wounded at, 176 

cattle sent from New Netherland to, 187 

expedition to, 303 

debts due to Claes Cater at 413 

Stanley, John, I, 333 

Staten Island, Thomas Smyth leases a plantation on, I, 330 

people murdered by Indians on, and through dread of the latter settlers refuse to 

live on, 397, 398 

States in the United Netherlands, rights of the, Ill, 73 

Staves, Director Kieft contracts for a number of I, 324 

Steelman, Jan Hendricksen, gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, Ill, 337 

buys house and lot in New Amsterdam from Peter Stoutenburgh, 273 

purchases land on Long Island, 305 

Steen, Caspar, II, 370 

Steen, Hans, I, 73, 80, 81 

(See Mallius.) 
Steenge, William, Rev. J. Magapolensis, Jr., married to a daughter of, Ill, 354 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 103 

PAOB. 

Steenwyck, Cornelis van, curator of the estate of Peter Anthony, HI, 390, 307 

the afBdavit respecting a calf belonging to, 325 

mentioned, 368 

Alexander Boyer assigns an account to, 370 

Steenwyck, Gerrit Jansen van, widower, pre-nuptial contract of, Ill, 330 

(See Jacobsen, Abraham.) 

Stefleniers, Arent, I, 113, 377, 308 

Steffeniersen, Kors, 11, 85 

Stevensen, Jan, schoolmaster, power of attorney from, II, 376 

mentioned, 400 

power of attorney to, Ill, 26 

sells a house and garden to Jacob Roy, 136 

Stevensen, Joris, one-half the Ditmars plantation sold to, Ill, 256 

Stevensen, Oloflf, I, 48, 329 

leases his plantation to John Smith and others, 282 

storekeeper, 295 

mentioned, II, 32 

commissary of the store, 102, 135, 150, 167, 175, 186, 242, 308 

appointed to manage the affairs of Govert Loockemans in the latter's absence,. . . 308 

Bells half his sloop, 229 

commissary of cargoes, 276 

leases Van Twiller's bouwery on Manhattan Island to Geurt Coerten and Wouter 

Aertsen, 331 

power of attorney from, Ill, 28, 48 

Mr. Turck, merchant, appoints him his agent in New Amsterdam, . . 56 

witness, 61, 114, 115, 272 

power of attorney to, 105 

guardian of Dirck Comelissen's child, 152 

a free colonist, 182 

gives bond for goods shipped on board the Bontekoe, 235 

goods consigned to him, 236 

mortgages house of Roelof Jansen d'Haes, 277 

Steynmets, Caspar, Ill, 331, 409 

purchases a lot in Brewer street. New Amsterdam, 405 

StUle, Cornelis Jacobsen, rents land and cattle from Jonas Bronck, I, 185 

sells his plantation on Long Island, 388 

rents Cornelis van Tienhoven's bouwery, 11, 113 

(See Jacobsen.) 

StlUe, Jan Jacobsen, I, 185 

Stme, Oloflf, Ill, *85, *86 

StHlwell, Nicolas, sells to Jan Jansen Schepmoes a house and lot on Manhattan Island, 11, 315 

transfers house and land of Philip de Truy to Herry Breser, Ill, 89 

mentioned, 178 

Stoflfelsen, Jacob I, 88, 89 

overseer of negroes, 95 

overseer of workmen, 110 

power of attorney from, 117 

declares that Hendrick de Foreest promised to pay parties for their improvements, 188 

husband of Mrs. Van Vorst, inventory of his property, 273, 276 

evidence produced at his request, that the late Mrs. Van Vorst sold cows to certain 

persons, 286 

released from all claims Jan van Vorst may have against him 317 

impowers David Pietersen de Vries to collect money in Holland, 11, 140 

partner in the frigate La Garce, 140, 277, 323 



104 INDEX TO THANSLATIONS 



Stoflelsen, Jacob. — Continued. 

his receipt for plate belonging to Jan Jansen van St. Obyn, 231 

mentioned, 311 

Impowers Simon Dirclisen Pos to collect money due him since van Twiller's tiine, 404 

from Ziericksee, power of attorney to, Ill, 170 

StofFelsen, Reynier, goods shipped on board the Bontekoe for, Ill, 341 

Stoflelsen, Ryer, his declaration respecting the death of Anthony Jansen's dog, I, 7 

power of attorney to, Ill, 41 

Stolp, Francis, a soldier, stabs Hans Krieckmeyer, II, 370 

StoothofF. (See Elberisen, EOiert.) 

Storm, Burs 1,166 

Stout, Richard, II, 144 

Stoutenburch, Peter, Ill, 206, 207, 245, 348 

acquires Gregory's plantation on Manhattan Island, 214 

price paid for, 215 

sells a house and lot north of fort Amsterdam, 273 

curator of the estate of Peter Anthony, 390, 307 

Straatemaker, Dirck, and wife killed by Indians, II, 113 

unwilling to leave his poor wife, 114 

Strassel, Catalyntje van, widow of Jan Jansen Ilpendam, power of attorney from,. . II, 420 

promissory notes of , 433, 424, 425 

Strycker, Jacob, Schepen of New Amsterdam, Ill, 406 

Stuyvesant, Peter, purchases bouwery No. 1, I, 93 

sells ship Amandare, II, 347 

returns from Long Island ; a salute fired in power of, 351 

contract to furnish wheat and oats to, 353 

delivers ship Amandare to purchaser, 364 

obtains evidence as to the intoxication, etc. of Fiscal van Dyck, 377, 381 

sells ship Swoll to Stephen Goodyear, 426 

charters ship Love to Mr. Evans, of New Haven, Ill, 53 

protests of B. van Slechtenhorst against, 63, 65 

visits Fort Orange, 66 

the Indians call him Wooden leg, 70, 71 

freemen on the Delaware petition, *89 

protests against Gov. Printz, *89 

States general alleged to have been surprised that the English did not bang, 93 

Comelis Melyn boasts that he has the power to remove, 94 

authorizes settlers to build on the South river, *96 

Alexander Boyer reports the state of affairs at the South river]^to, *98 

letter of Adriaen van Tienhoven from the South river to, *105 

borrows money from the Deacons of the church at New Amsterdam, 107 

advances money to Reinier Dominicus, 113 

deeds approved by, 150, 369, 370, 393, 395, 297, 305, 337 

visits Fort Orange, 176 

purchases the Company's bouwery, 305 

witness, 210, 333 

certifies that Jacob Kip is clerk of the council, 275 

purchases part of Jochim Pietersen Kuyter's land, 283 

contracts for the delivery to him of three thousand pounds of tobacco, 322 

power of attorney from, 328 

purchases the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 335 

charters ship Peartree for a voyage to the West Indies, 348 

owns a bouwery at Amesf oort, 373, 384 

sells ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 397 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 105 



PAUE. 



Substitute, contract of Hendrick Loest to serve as a, Ill, 381 

Sugars, purchased from the owners of the privateer La Garce, 11, 232, 246 

confiscated, inventory of, Ill, 94, 95 

exported from New Amsterdam, 99, 100 

Summons to Brant van Slechtenhorst to appear before the Director and council, III, 78 

Sunday, provision for divine service at Cattskill on holidays and, Ill, 203 

Surgeons: {SeeBogaert; Oroen; Hays ; Hendricksen ; Jansen, Isaac; Jurgen; Kierstede 

Nobel ; Pain ; Pietersen ; Sdiutt ; Van de Linde ; Varrevanger.) 
Survey of a piece of ground on Manhattan Island, sold by Jan Cornelissen to Albert, 

the trumpeter, Ill, 87 

of a piece of land in Bergen, for Douwe Harmansen, 409 

Surveyor. (See Gortdyouj Elslant.) 

Swanenborch, Silvester, Ill, 154 

Swart (Schwart), Jacob, witnesses a note, I, 62 

assaulted, 74 

accused of selling goods on board the Love, 80 

note of Hans Skipper and Jacobsen Roy to, 224 

Swart, Mj'ndert, sells a negro woman and boy, Ill, 387 

Swartbeck, Stoifel Bartolomeusen, II, 413 

Swedes, a gold mine said to belong to the II, 271 

report of their proceedings on the South river, Ill, *77 

strength on the Delaware river of the, *79 

detailed account of their proceedings, *79 

Indians kill two, *99 

demolish a house erected at the SchuylkiU by the Dutch, *101, *102, *105 

Edward Scarburgh enters into a bond not to give information of the proposed 

expedition against the, 383 

reduced at the South River, 399 

Swedes' river, Ill, 188 

Swedish governor at the South river intrigues with the Minquas against the Dutch, II, 369 

declares he had paid John Wilcocks, 382 

Swert, Willem, I, 163 

Swine. (See Cattle) 

Swits, Adriaen Claesen, complains that Jan Snediger sold him beer which was found 

of short measure, II, 85 

Swits, Claes, Surgeon Bogaert coheir of, II, 35 

Swits, Claes Cornelissen, misbehavior of Mrs. Bescher at the house of, I, 43 

Jan Evertsen Bout insults the fiscal at the house of, . , , 45 

Surgeon Bogaert security for, 47 

called the wheelwright, 64 

leases Van Curler's bouwery, 77 

sells his house and plantation to Maryn Adriaensen, 83 

at Amsterdam, 90 

location of his farm at Gouwanes, 137 

(See Cornelissen, Claes.) 

Swits, Cornells Claesen, exchanges horses with Barent Du-cksen, I, 315 

Gillis Jansen hires himself to, II, 80 

power of attorney from, 413 

Swol, Jan Eversen, II, 136, 187 

Sybada, Kempo, Ill, 132, 147 

power of attorney from, 170 

pilot of the prize Tobasco, 171 

Sybesen, Hark, sells his house and lot to Barent Dircksen II, 154 

power of attorney of, 371 

14 



106 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PASS. 

Syboltsen, Claes, father of Sybout Claesen, I, 316 

Syboutsen, Harck, Ill, 299 

Sybrant, Jilletje, wife of Gerrit Douman, II, 383 

Sybrantsen, Claes, Marritje Pieters relict of, marries Brant Peelen, II, 126 

chikb-en of, 127 

Sybrantsen, Peter, I, 249 

Symons, Aeltie, _. . . II, 398 

Symons, Marritje, widow of Surgeon Vreught, marries Symou Joosten, II, 374 

Symons, Mary, Ill, 149 

Symonsen, Dirck, 1, 148, 161 

Symonsen, Hester, widow of Jacob Vernu, renders an account of personal property, I, 27o 
Symonsen, Jan, master of the ship Neptune, II, 217 



Tadens, Michiel, declaration of, II, 165 

Tadicksen, Geerlofif, purchases half of Govert Loockeman's sloop, II, 208 

sells his share of said sloop, 229 

Taelman, Peter, bond of, that he will not touch at any port between the Manhattans 

and the South river, Ill, 246 

Tailler, William, promissory note to, II, 305 

power of attorney from, Ill, 120 

Tavern, II, 54 

Taylor, Philip, sells his sloop to Jan Schepmoes, I, 46 

certifies that George Lucombs is a freeman, 49 

captain, 188 

TeUler, Peter, Ill, 149 

(See TaUUr.) 

Tenberghe, Joan, Ill, 145 

Tenesier (or Tenesen), Rodolf , HI, 339 

Tennor, Nicholas, abused by John Haes, II, 34 

Tentlis, land leased free from, I, 244 

rent payable in, Ill, 203 

Terburgh, Hendrick Wootersen, II, 373, 373 

Terragon, Peter, purchases land at Mespachtes, Ill, 369 

Terry, Robert, II, 105 

Tesselaer, Evert, power of attorney from, IH^ 33^ 161 

Teunissen, Aert, from Putten, overseer of bouwery No. 1 I, 96 

purchases cows from Jan Jacobsen, 155, 806 

rents the company's bouwery at Hoboken, 223 

Teunissen (Tonisson), Cornells, II, 72, 878, 383 

from Qorcum, purchases a house and lot at Manhattan from Thomas Willett,. . . . 341 

power of attorney from, Ill, 147 

promissorj' note to, 176 

purchases a house and lot ou Manhattan Island, 186 

at the South river, 213 

farmer at Amesfoort, empowers Cornells Wils to collect a legacy in Holland, 353 

(See Antonissen.) 

Teunissen, Dirck, a soldier, II, 173 

Teunissen, Jacob, master of the ship Dolphin, stormy voyage of, I^ 3 

his crew short of provisions, 5 

goods damaged on board his ship, 5 

leaky condition of his vessel 7 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 107 

VAOE. 

Teunissen, Jan, arrives in New Netherland, II, 6 

contracts to build a house for Adam Roehintsen, 11 

affidavit of, 23 

contracts to furnish timber and raise a house for Garrit Doman, 313 

engages to furnish wainscotting to Adorn Roelantsen, 313 

Teunissen, Joost, purchases a house from Sybolt Claesen, Ill, 140, 141 

power of attorney to, 147 

mentioned, 158 

power of attorney to, 325 

bond of, that he will not touch at any port on his way to the South River, 236 

Teunissen, Lysbet, deceased, Ill, 353 

Teunissen, Peter, from Brunswick, power of attorney from, Ill, 359 

Teunissen, Roeloff, from Gottenburgh, buys a house and lot from Dirck Volckertsen, III, 381 

Teunissen, Seger, Simon Woutersen assigns an account to, II, 251 

Tobias Rem assigns an account to, 253 

master of the ship Eendracht, powers of attorney to, 361, 363, 264 

Cornells Melyn sells a lot to, 368 

protest against the curators of the estate of 403 

deceased, Ill, 46 

Teunissen, Thomas, II, 139 

(See Backer; Norden; Tonissen.) 

Throgmorton, John, II, 302, 203, 358, 359 

trades with William de Key, Ill, 176 

Tielman, Jannetje, legac}' to, II, 350 

Tienhoven,Adriaenvan,.I, 164, 173, 176, 181, 313, 316, 317, 318, 319; II, 2, 8, 12, 47, 50, 
51, 52, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70, 74, 87, 88, 93, 94, 100, 123, 134, 135, 307, 313, 314, 
316, 217, 219, 330, 333, 229, 234, 376, 379, 381, 382, 383, 387, 388, 389, 393, 394, 301, 
303, 316, 335, 336, 337, 328, 339, 330, 331, 349, 352, 357, 360, 362, 364, 365, 367, 368, 
379; III, 34, 55, 58, 119, 130, 131, 133, 124, 125, 136, 133, 133, 134, 135, 138, 139, 
141, 143, 143, 145, 147, 148, 150, 151, 153, 158, 159, 160, 161, 163, 164, 165, 169, 170, 
171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 179, 180, 181, 183, 185, 189, 196, 301, 313, 217, 319, 331, 363, 

373, 303, 304. 

at the South River, HI, *96, *100, *101, *103 

letter of, to Director Stuyvesant, *105 

certifies to the weight of tobacco belonging to Jacob Cohen, 404 

Tienhoven, Cornells van, provincial secretary, I, II, III, passim 

empowered to manage the affairs of Jan Jansen Damen, I, 34 

leases Van Curler's bouwery to Claes Cornellisen Swits, 77 

purchases Van Curler's bouwery, 133 

gives a reciept for his wife's patrimony, 171 

sells a house to Jurian Hendricksen, II, 82 

bond of, 103 

mortgage of Paulus Hook to, 104 

leases his bouwery to Cornells Jacobsen Stille, 112 

contract to build a house for, 334 

leases land at Breuckelen to Crigier Pescher & al., 335 

promissory note of Frederick Lubbertsen to, 380 

Annitje Patricx enters the service of, Ill, 95 

fills lots in the Smith's ValUey, 137, 138, 139 

power of attorney to, 131 

fiscal, 330 

witness, 338, 337, 338, 350, 401 

farms the excise on beer and wine to Wamaer Wessels, 345, 346 

certifies to the good health of Nicasius de Sille, 347 



108 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

FAQE. 

Tienlioven, Comelis van. — Continued. 

sells a house and land in Breuckelen to Jan Oomelissen Damen, 360 

commissioner to let the tavernkeeper's excise, 397 

seizes tobacco belonging to Jacob Cohen, 408 

Timmelinc (Timmerlinc, Temlyn), Andries, Ill, 893, 405 

Tinnekonck, Gov. Prints resides at Ill, *78, *83 

Councillors Dmcklage und La Montagne visit, *94 

the Dutch purchase the island of, *107 

Tobacco, debts paid in, 1, 15, 24, 34 

planted on shares, 101 

rent payable in, 1, 150, 311, 313, 220, 263, 283, 326 ; II, 18 

wages paid in, I, 157 

duty in Holland on, II, 221 

price of, 355 

account of, sold in Ireland, 356, 401 

Thomas Adams of Virginia contracts to deliver 8,000 pounds of, Ill, 333, 334 

belonging to Jacob Cohen, seized, 403 

weight of Cohen's 404 

Tobasco river, privateer La Garce captures a Spanish bark in Ill, 123 

Tohansen, Wellell, II, 90 

(See Tom(Msen, William.) 

Tomassen, Andries, 1, 173, 236 

Tomassen, Hendric, I, 81 

Tomassen, Jan, hires Thomas Sanders' bouwery, I, 347 

Vice commander van Brugge threatens to pull down the house near Fort Orange 

belonging to, III. 65 

Tomassen, Jelmer, II, 851 

master of the ship Great Gerrit Ill, 398, 894 

Tomassen, Tennis, from Naerden, mason, empowers Gerrit Jansen to sell his 

property in Holland, I, 255 

mentioned II, 139 ; III, 208, 277 

Tomassen, Thomas, II, 258 

Tomassen, William, pilot of the ship Pauwe, purchases of Comelis Dircksen 

Hooglant, his house, land, and the ferry on Long Island, II, 89 

master of the ship Jager, 276 

master of the ship Falconer, goes security for John Wilcox, 414 

bond of John Wilcocks to, 415 

released from his bond for John Wilcocks, Ill, 25 

powers of attorney to, 119, 120 

purchases a lot in New Amsterdam, 150 

price paid for it, 153 

witnesses Jan Evertsen Bout's will, 156 

and a power of attorney, 157 

Tonissen, Adriaen, I^ 227 

Tonissen, Aert, II, 91, 93 ; III, 357, 366 

Tonissen, Dirck, m 409 

Tonissen, Tobias, I igg 

his receipt to Mr. La Montagne, 236 

afBdavitof, II 33 

acts as scout in an expedition against the Indians 25 

Topping, Thomas, bond of, II_ 365 

Tourbay, Barent Jorissen, complaint against II 343 

a soldier, 358 



OF DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. 109 

FAOB. 

Trico, Catalina, deposition of, as to a declaration made by Nan Beets tliat the latter 

was pregnant by Mr. Smith, II, 61 

Paulus vander Beeck assaults 245 

Troezee, Margaret, 111,138 

Trommels, Ariaenjc Cornells, wife of Cornells Claesen Swits, II, 413 

Trumpeter, Albert the. (See Petersen.) 

Truy, Maria de, Peter Wolfersen adopts a daughter of his by, II, 5 

married to Cornells Volckertsen, 5 

Truy, (Treux ; Tryecx), Philip de, court messenger I, 1, 64, 119 

testifies to language used by Anthony Jansen when asked to pay money due to 

the Rev. Mr. Bogardus, 52 

return to a summons by, 69, 70 

abused by Anthony Jansen's wife, 88, 89 

Anthony Jansen's wife tells him she is not going to run away, 102 

complains of Edward WOson 184 

testifies to the testamentary disposition of Jeuriaen Gertes' property, 264 

lends a cow on shares, 323 

mentioned, II, 5, 71, 210, 255 

court messenger, , 157 

WUliam Goulder purchases land adjoining, 378 

his house and land conveyed to Herry Breser, Ill, 89 

power of attorney to, 121 

Truy, Susanna de, supplies goods to Alexander Boyer, Ill, 207 

Turck, William, note of Commissarj' Huyghen in favor of, II, 131 

engages to purchase goods in Holland for Philip Geraerdy, 155 

gives a receipt for wheat, 156 

empowered to collect money from the patroens of Achter Col, 157 

conditions on which he received a bill of exchange from Director Kieft, 205 

referee ; award of, 373 

promissory note of Jonathan Brewster to, 388 

promissoiy note to, Ill, 11, 34 

powers of attorney to, 21, 23, 45, 48 

power of attorney from, 56 

mentioned, 156, 157, 190 

Turner, Charles, Ill, 363 

Turner, John, engages passage to St. Christophers, II, 28 

Turner, Lawrence II, 302, 303 

cuts posts and rails for Thomas Hall, Ill, 83 

TwUler, Joharmes van, merchant of Beverwyck, bond of, Ill, 341 

Twiller, Wouter van, lease of bouwery No. 1 on Manhattan Island to, I, 3 

furnishes settlers with cattle on shares, 12, 14, 21, 24 

Roeland Hackwaert gives a note for eighty pounds of tobacco to, 15 

note of Thomas Hall and George Homs to, 34 

power of attorney from Hans Hansen to, 26 

Jacobus van Curler transfers his flatt on Long Island to, 31 

places goats in charge of Cornells Dircksen Hooglandt, 38 

empowers Director Kieft to receive tobacco for him, 33 

location of his plantation on the North River, 83 

buildings erected in New Netherland by, 91 

ships built and repaired by order of, 94 

Fort Amsterdam erected by, 95 

return of the property of, 96 

bouweries Nos. 1 and 6 on Manhattan Island, called after, 98 

statement showing how the cattle on the six bouweries on Manhattan Island were 

disposed of , by, 98 



110 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAax. 
Twiller, "Wouter van. — Continued. 
condition of the public buildings, &c., in New Amsterdam, at the close of his 

administration, Ill 

indebted to Claes van Elslant, 118 

empowered to collect money in Holland for Mr. Bogardus, 256 

Thomas Hall lessee of the plantation on Manhattan Island belonging to 334 

power of attorney from Rev. Mr. Bogardus to, 11, 7 

power of attorney to, 143 

Claes van Elsland fails to render an account of property belonging to, 207 

plantation on North river of, 306 

his bouwery on Manhattan Island leased, 331 

Jacob StofiFelsen serves under, 404 

formerly director-general of New Netherland, Ill, 23 

late director-general, 48 

Cornells Maersen purchased land near the bouwery of Ill 

petitions for authority to sell his property in New Netherland, 168 

released from paying the sixth sheaf as rent Igg 

Twiver, Jacob Jansen, II, 389 ; III, 27 

Tyssen, Claes, jjl, 3 

deceased ; I34 

Tyssen, Gertrude, HJ, 134 

Tyssen, Geurt, privateer, Martin Barten serves under, HI, 319 

Tysen, Hendrick HI, 90, 99 

Tysen, Jacob, power of attorney to, HI 197 

Tysen, Lysbet, wife of Maryn Adriaensen, I 35 

informs of a meditated attempt on the life of Director Kieft by her husband,. ... II 92 

receipt of, for land purchased by J. J. Damen, 189 

pays for lot purchased by her husband, I9O 

promissory note of Anthony de Hooges to 32g 

from Alckmaer, power of attorney from, HI 134 

Tyssen, Peter, I, 85 ; HI, 134 

U. 

Uebayonck, I, 188 

Ulpendam. (See Ilpendam.) 

Underhill, John, rents the plantation of Andries Hudde at Flatland, II 8 

insolent conduct of, at the tavern in New Amsterdam, 176 

breaks up the invited party, I77 

mentioned, 187 

sells a piece of land on Manhattan Island to Comelis Groesen, 218 

his award between Messrs. Moor and Wederly, 33^ 

(See OnderhUl.) 

Unfre. (See Humphrey.) 

Upland, Swedes accused of having stolen, HI sgg 

V. 

Valckenbo:ch, Lambert van, jj jg,^ 

purchases a plantation on Manhattan Island, 01 q 

Valckenburgh, Hendrick Cornellisen van, power of attorney from, I ^81 

Van Dyck, Gregory, Swedish quartermaster, a Dutchman, Hj *8o 

where from *g-|^ 

pulls down a Dutch house on the Schuykill, *g4 



OP DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS. Ill 

PAGE. 

Van Dyck, Hendrick, ensign, evidence in regard to his_^conduct in an expedition 

against Indians, II, 25 

assaulted by GeiTit Dircksen, 48 

power of attorney to 73 

mentioned, 78 

award of 84 

note of Gerrit Donian for money due to, 86 

assaulted by Black John, 167 

fiscal, 351, 370 

evidence of bis being veiy drunk, 377, 385 

unseemly conduct of, at Martin Gregier's tavern, 381 

charged with being bribed, 381 

power of attorney to, Ill, 46 

fiscal, 55, 108 

holds an inquest over a woman, 92 

inventories taken in the presence of, 182 

loans Wampum at interest, 208 

takes an inventory of the ship Fortune and her cargo, 221 

Dirk Bensich mortgages his house in New Amsterdam to, 243 

member of the council 256, 257, 293, 295, 296 

Van Es. (See Hendricksen.) 

Varlet, Guilliam, Ill, 222, 223 

(See VerUt.) 

Varrevanger, Jacob, surgeon, power of attorney to, Ill, 104 

Vaster, Thomas, II, 171 

(See Foster.) 

Vastrick, Gerrit, acknowledges receipt of beavers from Martin Cregier II, 206 

affidavit of, 260 

power of attorney to, Ill, 17, 130, 131 

mentioned 341, 342 

Veen, Comelis vander, Ill, 320 

Veen, Peter Cornells vander, Ill, 140, 141, 142, 146, 147 

Veere, Leunis Jorisen vander, marries the widow of Jan Jansen van Ditmarsen, — III, 200 

(See Jorisen.) 
Veghten, van. (See Dircksen.) 

Yen, J. van de, Ill, 168, 169 

Venturin, Philip, I, 250 

Verbeeck, Jan, and family arrive in New Netherland, II, 6 

Verbrugge, Carel, I, 161 

Verbrugge, Gillis, merchant of Amsterdam, sends goods to New Netherland II, 1 

empowered to receive money due David Provoost's wife, 94 

powers of attorney to, HI, 15, 16, 117 

Verbrugee, Gillis Jansen, power of attorney to, I, 303 

Verbrugge, Jan Pietersen, Ill, 321 

appoints Jan Gillesen Verbrugge his attorney, 408 

Verbrugge, Johannes, testifies that N. Coorn ordered Govert Loockmans to strike 

his flag when passing Beren Island, and that the latter refused to do so,.. . . II, 198 

about to go to Virginia, Ill, 188 

Verbrugge, Johannes Gillisen, ships goods on board the Bontekoe, Ill, 235 

his bond, 236 

acquires a lot on west side of Broadway, New Amsterdam, 321 

substitutes Johannes de Peyster as>ttorney in a case 408 

Verbrugge, Seth, HI, 23 

power of attorney to, 48 



112 INDEX TO TRANSLATIONS 

PAGE 

Verellen, secretary at Curacao, 11, 18 

Vering, Claes, I, 46 

Verlet, Catrina, award of referees in the claim against David Provoost, by, II, 373 

Verlet, Caspar, Ill, 259 

Verlet, Peter, II, 73 

Vermeillye, Jan, I, 319 

Vemu, Jacob, rents house and plantation, I, 211, 343 

deceased, inventory of his effects, 270 

Verplanck, Abraham, Ill, 213 

Isaacsen, power of attorney from 230 

owns a lot on the East river, 281 

(See Planek.) 

Vienje, Christina, amount of her patrimony, I, 9 

wife of Dirck Holgersen (or Volgersen,) thi-own out of doors by Jan Damen, her 

stepfather, 28 

mentioned, II, 431 

Vienje, Jan, I, 9 

power of attorney to, II, 405 

mentioned, 413, 431, 433 

advances money to the proprietors of the Colonie of Achter Col Ill, 145, 148 

overseer of Jan Jansen Damen's farm 248 

presented with a lot in New Amsterdam, 276 

Vienje, Maria, II, 431 

Vienje, Rachel, amormt of her patrimony, I, 9 

wife of Cornells van Tienhoven, receives her share of her father's estate 171 

(See Finje.) 

Vincent, Adriaen, from Aicken, late cadet, power of attorney from, Ill, 38 

Vines in New Amsterdam, I, 153 

Vineyards, provision for planting in New Amsterdam, I, 2 

Violette. (See Parodou.) 

Virginia, I, 63, 188, 331 

ship Eykenboom chartered for a voyage to, 389 

goods sent from New Amsterdam to, II, 60 

tobacco purchased in, 83 

Thomas Olden resident of, 143 

duty on tobacco imported from, 331 

Aruba horses sent from New Netherland to, 348 

Jan Doomer not to be paid in, 358 

Johannes Verbrugge about to visit, Ill, 188 

Viser, Jan de, enters the company's service, II, 151 

Vlieringen, Arendt van Ill, 358, 363 

provost marshal, articles between Gerrit Hendricksen and, 375 

Vlieringen, Arnoldes van, Ill, 353 

Vlym, William Martensen, Ill, 30 

Vogel, Jacob Dircksen, his widow marries Cornells DLrcksen Hooglandt, I, 99 

Volckersen, Cornells, I, 161 

marries Maria de Truy, II, 5 

a soldier damages the fence of, 370 

power of attorney to, Ill, 112 

Volgertsen, Dirck, the Nonnan, settlement on the wife of, I, 8, 9 

sells a house and lot to Govert Aertsen, II, 378 

power of attorney to, 363 

mentioned Ill, 60 



OF DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 113 

PAGE. 

Volgertsen, Biick.—Contimied. 

pirrchases a lot in the Smith's Valley, N. A., 137 

sells his house and lot in the Smith's Valley, 381 

(See Holgersen) 

Voocht, GOlis de, witnesses sundry papers, I, 130, 356, 304, 305, 317 

certifles that wine imported from the Island of Palma is sour 146 

Jan Evertsen Bout abuses 308 

mentioned II, 84, 88, 94, 143 

Voocht, Johan de, note to Petronella Onderhill from I, 116 

power of attorney to collect amount of the above note from, 191 

Voorm, Jan, ' II, 388 

Vorst, Anna van, inventory of property of, I, 273, 376 

Vorst, Cornells van, sells rye to Mr. La Montague, I, 63 

house built in Pavonia for, 93 

purchases cattle from Director van Twiller, 98 

his widow leases the bouwery of Ahasimus, 105 

his widow resides at Pavonia, \ 137 

note of, for a two-third part of a sloop, 152 

bond of the guardians of the minor children of, 331 

property of the children of, 373, 376 

Jan Van Vorst acknowledges to have received his share of the estate of 317 

Vorst, Gerrit van, his widow marries Roeloff Jansan Haes, II, 103 

children of, 103 

Vorst, Hendrick Comelissen van, sells maize to Mr. La Montague I, 63 

authorized to collect money in Holland for Maryn Adriaensen, 85 

leases the Company's bouwery atHoboken, 86 

empowered to collect money for William Adriaensen,. 101 

witnesses a lease, 106 

empowered to collect money in Holland for Fredrick Lubbertsen and Rev. Mr. 

Bogardus, 109 

brother of Jan van Vorst who inherits his estate, 317 

Vorst, Ide van, widow of Cornells, inventory of the property left to her daughter 

on her decease I, 373, 276 

(See Ide.) 

Vorst, Ide van, daughter of Cornells, inventory of property of, I, 273, 376 

Vorst, Jacob Gerritsen van, II, 103 

Vorst, Jan Comellisen van, leases bouwery No. 6, on Manhattan Island, I, 107 

bond of the guardians of, 318 

Huyc Aertsen hires cattle from the guardians of, 303 

gives a receipt in full to his guardians, 311 

discharges Jacob StoflFelsen from all claims he may have against the estate of his 

late father, 317 

Vos, Andries de, member of the council of the Colonie of Renselaerswyck, Ill, 70 

Vos.Hans, HI, 303 

Vos, Matthew de, empowered by Jacobus van Curler and wife to transfer their 

interest in property in Holland, Ill, 337 

Voyages. (See Ships.) 

Vredendael, Mr. La Montague's bouwery called, I, 77 

(See Manhattan) 

Vreught, surgeon Peter, his widow marries Symon Joosten, II, 374 

Vreucht, Susanna, II, 374 

Vreucht, William, II, 374 

15 



114 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 



W. 



Wages, rate ol,. .1, 64, 65, 84, 164, 199, 327, 257 ; II, 121, 133, 135, 145, 183, 191, 192 ; III, 43 

paid in tobacco, I, 157 

Wal, Jan Pietereen, dies in New Amsterdam, Ill, 240 

Waldron, Joseph, Ill, 357 

Waldron, Resolved, purchases a house and lot in New Amsterdam Ill, 357 

Walestyn, lease of bouwery called, II, 59 

Walingen, Jacob, declares that David Pietersen de Vries threatened to put Cicero 

Pien'e ashore at Cayenne, I, 73 

Walingsen, Simon, purchases Peter van Linde's plantation, II, 61 

Walker, Goodman, affidavit of, Ill, 83 

Wampum, stolen from Andries Hudde, I, 33 

note payable in, II, 240 

price of, 428 

advanced to purchase Beaver, Ill, 34, 35 

loan made in, 43 

rate of exchange between beaver, cloth and, *106 

loaned on interest, 208 

belonging to Jan Jansen Damen, 348 

real estate paid for in, 393, 394, 296, 399 

Wansaer, Jan, father of Jan Jansen Van St. Obyn, II, 331 

Wantenaar, Albert Cornelissen, power of attorney to, Ill, 286 

(See Cornelissen, Albert.) 

Warrensen, Jan, affidavit of, regarding an attack by Indians on the Colonic of 

AchterCol, II, 147 

Water, Benjamin vande, ships goods on board the Bontecoe, Ill, 236 

his bond, 239 

Waterduve, David, II, 141 

Watson, Abraham, 11, 268 

Weber, Hans, master-at-arms, Ill, 175 

Wederly, Mr., award in the case of Mr. Moor and, II, 234 

Weighscales, Andries RoulofFs In charge of the, II, 126 

Wei, Laurens Cornelissen van der, testifies that Cornells Melyn had stated at Boston 
that he would manage that the English should sail to Fort Orange as well as 

the Dutch Ill, 94 

power of attorney to, 399 

Welles, William, note of, II, 105 

Werckhoven, Cornells, Aug. Herrman conveys his house at New Amsterdam to III, 360 

Werven, Catharina van, wife of Rev. Mr. Polhemius, Ill, 343 

Wesen, Hendriok, I, 356 

Wessels, Warnaer, farms the tavernkeeper's excise, Ill, 345, 347, 397 

Wessen, Thomas, engages to serve Jan Pietersen, I, 227 

Westchester county, early settlements in, I, 169 

(See Armepperahin ; Branch, Jonas ; Emaus; Wiequaeskeck.) 

Westercamp, Hendric, I, 309 

Femmetje Alberts wife of, II, 21 

mentioned, Ill, 115 

testifies as to words spoken by Jan Snediger, 351 

husband of Femmetje Alberts Ill, 367 

Westerhout. (See Jansen, Jan.) 

Westerhuysen, William, resident of New Haven, Ill, 92 



OP DUTCH MANUSCEIPTS. 115 

PAGE. 

West Indies, wine imported from, '. . . I, 144 

Dirck Claesen Boot embarks in the frigate La Garce for, II, 299, 304, 305 

privateer La Garce about to sail to, 325 

privateer La Garce cruises in, Ill, 122 

Weyman, William, declaration of, as to the settlement made by Adriaentje Cevely, 

on her children, I, 8 

mentioned II, 142 

Weyt, Philip, sells Sh- Edmund Ploeyden half his vessel, 11, 203 

Wheat shipped at New Amsterdam, II, 156 

price of, 428 

rent payable in, Ill, 374 

White, Nicholas, note of Richard Brudnell to, I, 170 

Whory, Ralph, Isaac Allerton becomes security for, Ill, 393 

Wieckquaeskeck, Indians of, convey their lands to the Butch government, Ill, 379 

Wilcock, (Wilcox) John, assigns his servantman to Thomas Hall, II, 216 

consideration paid therefor, 217 

states that a certain gold mine belongs to the Swedes, 271 

the Swedish governor declares he had paid, 382 

testifies that Robert Coxsel paid Isaac Allerton, 404 

Richard Smith goes security for, 414 

bond of, to William Tomassen 115 

Wilekens, Tielman, agreement between Peter Comelissen and, Ill, 82, 84 

employs Adriaen van der Donck to defend his case before the court at New 

Amsterdam, 85 

sails to Barbadoes 88 

declines to have an appraisal made of damaged goods on board his ship, 90 

his ship and cargo confiscated and inventory thereof, 96 

Willebersen, Amout Ill, 106 

Willems, Pokeltje, wife of Jacob Jacobson Roy, power of attorney to, II, 62 

Willems, Gertruyd, wife of Abraham Jacobsen from Steenwyck, II, 47, 146 

Rev. Mr. Bogardus empowered to settle estate of, 320 

Willems, Machteld, wife of Rev. Johannes Megapolensis, Jr., HI, 339 

empowers Jan Claessen to collect a legacy in Holland, 354 

Willemsen, Aert, power of attorney to, IH, 196 

Willemsen, Claes, I, 249 

(See Boot) 
Willemsen, Cornelis, declaration of, regarding a fight in which Hans Hendrix was 

wounded, 11^ 166 

mentioned, 168 

sells land at Mespachtes, HI, 210 

Willemsen, Egbert, 11^ 67 

Willemsen, Hendrick, soldier, his evidence against Barent Jorisen Tourbay, II, 244 

Willemsen, Hendrick, of Langedyk, HI, 355 

Willemsen, Jan, from Leyden, served in Curacao, Ill, 132 

(See Iselstyn.) 

Willemsen, Peter, 1,312; II, 30i 

Willemsen, Samuel, HI, 123 

(See &hut.) 
Willemsen, William, hires the plantation of Volkert Evertsen and Gerrit Jansen,. . I, 149 

Willett, Sara, money paid to, HI, 133 

Willett, Thomas, 1, 115, 215, 249, 258, 335 ; II, 32, 73, 133, 124, 181, 184 

in the expedition against the Indians at Pavonia, 114 

visits the tavern at New Amsterdam, 177 

purchases malt from Laurens Comelissen, 301 



116 INDEX TO TKANSLATIONS 

FASB. 

Willett, Thomas. — Continued. 

sells a house and lot to Cornells Teunissen, 241 

power of attorney from Edward Hutchinson to, 272 

resides at New Plymouth, 347 

gives Fiscal van Dyck a beaver to avoid the inspection of his vessel, 381 

John Gray gives a bill of exchange to, Ill, 113 

purchases frigate Palomme, 231 

gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, 233 

becomes security for Edward Scarburgh, 382 

merchant of New Plymouth, 393 

purchases the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, 396 

William the cooper, II, 95 

(See Adriaensen, William.) 

Williams, Harry, testifies that he and other soldiers were sent by Jochem Pietersen 

(Kuyter) to the Manhattans, II, 203 

Wills of : 

Martin Ael, proved, II, 255 

Jan Bartram, 3 

Jan Evertsen Bout and wife Ill, 155 

Peter Bronc, ; II, 152 

Anthony Crol and Philip Jansen II, 232 

Jan Jansen Damen, Ill, 198 

Barent Dircksen and wife, II, 20 

Jan Dircksen, II, 349 

Hans Hendricx, II, 164 

Peter Jacobsen and wife, II, 40 

Peter Jansen, from Gorcum, II, 212 

Jonas Jonassen, II, 228 

Hans Meyster, probate of, II, 238 

Hendrick Jacobsen Patervacr, 235 

Surgeon Pietersen, I, 234 

Philip Jansen Ringo, II, 30 

RoeloflF Roeloffsen, I, 165 

Jacob Jacobsen Roy, II, 115 

John Seles, II, 267 

Egbert Woutersen and Engeltje Jans his wife, Ill, 317 

Surgeon van de Bogaert, I, 48 

Wils, Cornells, empowered by Cornells Teunissen to collect a legacy, Ill, 353 

Wilson, Edward, deeds Francis Lasley half their plantation, I, 71 

accuses Mr. Lesly of adultery, 142 

commits an assault on a woman, 184 

John Wood becomes security for money due to, 283 

Winckelman, Johannes, contract to build a bam for, II, l4 

discharges Jacob Bouwensen, 19 

note of Jacob Bowensen to, 36 

agent of the proprietors of the Colonic of Achter Col, receipt for money 

loaned to, 140, 145, 147, 148, 149 

note of, for board of settlers, 154 

attaches power of attorney given to the director and council, 157 

gives a note to Dirck Comelissen for amount due for building a chimney in 

Achter Col, 158 

Wine brought from the West Indies condemned as sour, I, 144, 146 

price of, 147 

Winter, Mr., I, 46 



OF DUTCH MANUSOEIPTS. 117 

PASS. 

Winter, Bastiaen de Ill, 331, 291 

Winter, Peter de, tavern keeper in Amsterdam, I, 90 

Wirackelion, a Delaware Chief, prevents Commissary Hudde going beyond the Palls 

of the Delaware, Ill, *83 

Wiscock, Edward, resides in Long Island, Ill, 305 

(See Mscock.) 

Wissemenetto, Sachem on the Schuylkill, Ill, *93 

Wit (White), Robert, I, 41 

Withart, Johannes, occupant of a house in New Amsterdam, Ill, 403 

Wolphertsen, Gerrit, indebtedness of Andrics Hudde to, I, 19 

inventory of his property at Achterwelt, 30 

as guardian, consents that Lambert Cornelissen Cool join his brother-in-law in a 

plantation, 186 

hires cows from the deacons of New Amsterdam, 368, 369 

power of attorney irom, II, 159 

settlement of property belonging to his wife, 160 

settlement of the estate of, 316 

Wolphertsen, Jacob, I, 174 

appointed by Govert Loockemans to manage the latter's affairs in his absence, ... II, 308 

sells half his sloop, 339 

goods left by Jan Jansen van St. Obyn in charge of, 391 

mentioned, 316, 374 

partner in privateer La Garce, 333 

pays money to Hendrick Arentsen, 334 

purchases Govert Aertsen's yacht, Ill, 33 

Wolphertsen, Peter, indebtedness of Andries Hudde, to I, 19 

contracts to build a house for Thomas Hall, 187 

hires Jan Aertsen, 357 

adopts his illegitimate daughter, II, 5 

sells to Arnoldus van Hardenburgh a house and lot on Manhattan Island, 313 

brother of Gerrit Wolphertsen, 316, 318 

mentioned, 374; III, 86, 87 

gives bond for goods on board the Bontekoe, HI, 340 

his house and garden in New Amsterdam conveyed to Johannes Hardenbergh,. . . 316 

Schepen of New Amsterdam, 319, 330 

(See 0(mwenhmen.) 
Wolpherts Valley. (See Manhattan) 

Wolsey, George, testifies that fiscal Van Dyck received a bribe, II, 381 

purchases a house and plantation at Flushing, 433 

Women brought from Brazils to Manhattan, II, 403 

Wood, John, Peter Breyley assigns his interest in a tobacco plantation to, I, 313 

security for a debt due to Nanne Beets, 383 

sells his house and plantation on Long Island, 393 

Wooden Horse, persons punished by riding on the, I, 74 

(See New Amsterdam) 

Wouters, Lubbertje, wife of Brant Peelen, II, 126 

Woutersen, Egbert, gives a receipt for three mares, I, 337 

Indians defeated at the rear of the house of, II, 113 

soldiers in garrison at the house of,.-. 258 

hires a bouwery on Manhattan Island, 319 

promissory note ot, 360 

appointed guardian of Jan Cornells Buys, Ill, 198 

curator of Jan Jansen Damen's estate, 344 

executor of Jan Jansen Damen 276 



118 INDEX TO TEANSLATIONS 

PAOB. 

Woutersen, Egbert. — Continued. 

formerly rented the Bogardus farm on Manhattan Island 287 

will of, 317 

power of attorney from, 196 

Woutersen (Wolters,) Symon, a soldier, II, 338 

proves the will of Hans Meister, 347 

assigns an account against the W. I. Co. to Seger Teunissen, 251 

Wraith, Richard, purchases a negro women and boy from Skipper Meyndert Swart, III, 387 

Wybrantsen, Peter. (See Boornstra.) 

Wyck, van. (See Jansen, Louis.) 

Wyncoop, Peter, 1,113, 228 

protests against the unloading of his ship, II, 178 

answer thereto, 179 

receipt of, for eighteen kegs of powder, 181 

Wys, Guliam, Ill, 333 

Y. 

Yans, or Yansen. (See Jans or Jansen) 

Yongh, Steven, promissory note to, 11, 183 

Yonghbloet, Andries Ill, 335 



Zealand, Surgeon Bogaert inherits property in, II, 49 

Zegers, Zegersen. (See Segeraen) 

Zeuwordt, David, II, 18 

Zegendael. (See Manhattan) 



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