1 page, oblong folio (13 x 15 3/8 in.) written in a clear Dutch scribal hand on heavy paper (original deckle edges preserved), large papered seal with the emblem of New Amsterdam (a crowned shield with a large beaver), the seal decorated with a four-pointed paper cut-out, small tears along several folds affecting a few letters text at left-hand portion, otherwise in fine original condition, in Dutch." /> [NEW YORK]. STUYVESANT, PIETER (1592-1672), <I>Governor of New Netherland</I>. Document signed ("P Stuyvesant ") as Governor, countersigned, New Amsterdam, 19 April 1657. <I>1 page, oblong folio (13 x 15 3/8 in.) written in a clear Dutch scribal hand on heavy paper (original deckle edges preserved), large papered seal with the emblem of New Amsterdam (a crowned shield with a large beaver), the seal decorated with a four-pointed paper cut-out, small tears along several folds affecting a few letters text at left-hand portion,</I> otherwise in fine original condition, in Dutch. | Christie's