Minutes of the Court of Burgomasters and Schepens, 1653-1655

Minutes of the Court of Burgomasters and Schepens, 1653-1655

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...City Hall, Monday, June 15, 1654. Thomas Stevenson, pltf. v/s Thomas Hassardt, deft., declares, that having a dispute with Abram Frost, he therefore instituted his action before the Court at Newtown and the case being opened, deft. Hassardt being one of the Magistrates, stated in Court, that he pltf. was a sharper, of which the other was appealed to as witness; demands proof thereof, or reparation of character. Deft. answers, that he did not know what pltf's claim was; and therefore is not ready now for his defence; requests time to answer. Deft's request is granted. and time is given until the next Court, when parties can deliver their plea and defence in Dutch. Jan Cornelisen, pltf. v/s Geurt Coerten, deft. Both in default. Jan Nagel, pltf. v/s Sybout Clasen, deft. For payment of a certain account, sold by Jan Schut, his wife's deceased husband, to Jan Jansen, cheesemonger, to be collected in Holland, from which cheesemonger he pltf., as his Attorney, had an order on deft. by letter of the 10th March, 1653, to be paid by him here. He demands therefore, that deft. be condemned to pay. Deft. acknowledges, that he has in his hands the unsettled affairs of J. J., cheesemonger, in this country; but he has not to this day received anything, and having seen the aforesaid letter, requests a copy thereof, offering pltf., in satisfaction of his debt, to give him as payment certain obligations and notes or to do the best himself to collect the same, for which he demands time. Pltf. accepts in payment a note of Pieter And' for H. 80, which he has already in possession, and a note of Jan Masten for 200 lbs. of tobacco to be received at current price, and deft. Sybout Clasen, engages to pay the remainder without exception between this date and...show more

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