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Notification by Samuel Godyn, Kiliaen van Rensselaer and Samuel Blommaert that they send two persons to New Netherland to inspect the country

Extract from the register of resolutions of the Dutch West India Company, Chamber of Amsterdam.

The 13th of January 1629

President Godyn and Mr Rensselaer notify the Chamber that their honors together with Mr Blommaert by the ships now going to New Netherland send two persons, one named Gillis Hoitset, sailor, the other Jacob Jansz Cuyper, with the intention, in case they make favorable report to their honors, of planting a colony there in accordance with the conditions[1] drawn up by the Assembly of the XIX.

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  1. Draft of the Charter of Freedoms and Exemptions, March 28, 1628.

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