New Netherland Records: Curaçao Records, 1640-1665 (Vol. 17)
The "Curaçao Papers" document the Dutch administration and the economy of Curaçao and neighboring islands between 1640 and 1665. The records were maintained by Petrus Stuyvesant, who served as director of Curaçao and dependencies during the years 1642-1644, 1646-1664.
These materials come from the following record series:
A1883-78 New York (Colony). Council. Curaçao records, 1640-1665. Volume 17.
Note: The documents in this collection are written in Dutch. For printed transcripts and translations please see Charles T. Gehring and J.A. Schiltkamp, trans./ed., Curacao Papers, 1640-1665 (Syracuse: 1987).
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