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1693-??-08, Redemption of slaves?, B. Fletcher (Dut.)
Dutch translation of Benjamin Fletcher's order of a redemption of a slave dated June 8, 1693. The order allowed for a collection of monies to pay a
ransom for the son of Warner Wessels, who was captured into slavery. See LLMC #20670 for the English version of this order. (Digitized from a
microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   Benjamin Fletcher, capiteyn generael, en opper-governeur van de provintie van Nieuw-Yorke, de provintie van Pennsylvania, en't landtschap van Nieuw-Casteel, ende terratorien en landeryen, daer toe belhorende in America : aen alle officieren, ende bedienaers, soo kerkelyke, als burgerlyke ... Also ick sekerlyk ge-informeert ben, dat de soon van Warnaer Wessells ende de man van Annetie Christiaens ... gebraght syn in Zalè, waer de selven nu syn in elendige slavernye ... Gegeven onder myn hand en segel on't Fort Willem Hendrick de 8ste dag van Juny, 1693.
OCLC Number:   62817026
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