Sailed from Amsterdam the beginning of March 1623/241
Captain Cornelis Jacobs of Hoorn2
Arrived New Netherland beginning of May
Sailed with 30 families, mostly Walloons.
Francois Fezard Moemaecker3
Philippe du Trieux4 and wife and 2 children
...as Cornelis Jacobs, skipper of the New Netherland, entered the river Mauritius (Hudson).... ...with the assistance of those of the Mackerel, a yacht with 2 guns which lay above, convoyed the Frenchman out the River, who would do the same thing in the South River but he was also prevented by the settlers there......."
."...and before the Mackerel sailed again, the grain was nearly as high as a man..."
Return voyage, 1624
Ship: New Netherland
Arrived in Amsterdam October, 1624
Skipper: Jan May of Hoorn2
Reported "that everything there was in good condition. The colony began to advance bravely and continues in friendship with the natives." His cargo consisted of 500 otter skins, fifteen hundred beavers, and a few other things, which were in four parcels, for 28,000 some hundred guilders.
1The double date is used to show the "old style" and "new style" dating of documents.From the "Historiaeh Verhael" by Nicolaes Van Wassenaer 1621-1632, in
Documentary History of the State of New York, E. B. O'Callaghan,
1849, Vol. III pg 34-48. Also in Narratives of New Netherland, edited by J. F. Jameson, 1909, pg 61-90.