In the Fire of Troy
(Brant Van Troyan)
Captain Jochem Pietersen Kuyter
Arrived at New Amsterdam July, 1639
Laurens DuytsHe [Jonas Bronck] arrived here in 1639, having made the voyage in his own ship, called Fire of Troy, manned by himself, accompanied by a friend who was an officer in the Danish army, Capt. Joachiem Pietersen Kuyter. They each brought their family and a number of herdsmen or farmers, as their cargo was cattle.2
[See also Revised History of Harlem, James Riker, (c) 1904, page 133]
1Calendar of Dutch Historical Manuscripts, E. B. O'Callaghan, (c)1865, page 9, Register of the Provincial Secretary, July 7, 1639.
2History of Cornelis Maessen Van Buren, H. C. Peckham, (1913), p 245.