New Netherland and Beyond
Immigrants to New Netherland
Departed Amsterdam April, 1659
"There comes on board the ship as supercargo, a person who has been schoolmaster at Hoorne; he writes a good hand, but we know little else about him; he is recommended by a man of quality and
requested, that he might be allowed to remain there, if he liked the country."
Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, B. Fernow, (c)1883, vol XIV, pg 173