Document: Declaration of Jan Evertsen Bout and Claes Jansen regarding the burning of Jochem Pietersen Kuyter's house

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Declaration. Jan Evertsen Bout and Claes Jansen, well versed in the Indian language, that an Indian, named Ponkes, told them that Jan Pietersen (Kuyter's) house was not burned by the Indians, our enemies, but by Dutch.

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Translations are created by Charles Gehring  with assistance from  the New Netherland Institute,  Copyright to the translations is held by the Holland Society of New York.  The translations are hosted online by the New York State Archives.

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Jochem Pietersen Kuyter
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Jan Evertsen Bout
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Claes Jansen
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