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Court of Common Pleas Law suit brought before the Court of Common Pleas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04929 Author/Creator: Court of Common Pleas Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 1p. + docket 40.7 x 32.3

Summary of Content: In the law suit, Reyer Schermerhorn charged that Karel Hamsen Toll defamed his character by speaking ill of him in the Dutch tongue, not realizing that Schermerhorn could understand. Schermerhorn therefore sued Hansen for slander.

People: Schermerhorn, Reyer
Hansen Toll, Karel, fl. 16th century

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: JudiciaryLaw

Sub Era:

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