Netherland Records: Curaçao Records, 1640-1665 (Vol.
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:
York (Colony). Council. Curaçao records, 1640-1665. Volume
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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