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Council Minutes (1652-1654) Volume V Council Minutes (1652-1654) Volume V

by Gehring, Charles T.

New York Historical Manuscripts. Records translated from the Dutch language have added a new dimension to early American history. This book is one of a series by the New Netherland Project. The council minutes document civil and criminal cases, as well as executive and legislative matters over which the Director General and Council of New Netherland had jurisdiction. The minutes constitute a record of ordinances, orders, judgments, writs of appeal, writs of inhibition, appointments, proclamations, instructions, oaths of office, orders on petitions, protests, powers of attorney, proceedings in appeal, summonses, indictments, interrogations, recommendations, sentences, opinions, notices, resolutions, and charters. The minutes also include executive decisions relating to the defense and prosperity of New Netherland, as well as to private cases brought before the director-general and council on appeal from the court decisions of New Amsterdam.

Hardcover, 255 pages, Special order

USD 39.95 / CAD 55.95

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