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(New page: == "Sodomy" charge == The Fort Orange Records of the Dutch New Netherland Court reported the examination of Nicolas Gregory Hillebrant, from Prague, "on a charge of attempting to commit ...)
 
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The Fort Orange Records of the Dutch New Netherland Court reported the
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The Fort Orange Records of the Dutch New Netherland Court reported the examination of Nicolas Gregory Hillebrant, from Prague, "on a charge of attempting to commit sodomy. . . . " The case was referred to the director-general and council of the colony.<ref>{{GLA}} p.103, citing O'Callaghan, p. 201 (Fort Orange Records, vol. A, p. 91); p. 319 (Council Minutes, vol. 8, p. 992).</ref>
examination of Nicolas Gregory Hillebrant, from Prague, "on a charge of attempting
 
to commit sodomy. . .."<ref>1658, Aug. 26: New Netherland; Nicolas
 
Hillebrant; O'Callaghan, p. 201.(Fort Orange Records, vol. A, p. 91);
 
p. 319 (Council Minutes, vol. 8, p.
 
992).</ref> The case was referred to the director-general
 
and council of the colony.
 
  
  
On October 2, 1658 the minutes of the New Netherland council noted the
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On October 2, 1658 the minutes of the New Netherland council noted the petition of Nicolas Gregorius Hillebrantsen of Fort Orange (apparently the same person) to be allowed "to defend himself from an accusation of sodomy...." The
petition of Nicolas Gregorius Hillebrantsen of Fort Orange (apparently the same
 
person) to be allowed "to defend himself from an accusation of sodomy...." The
 
 
case was referred to the local court. No additional information is available.
 
case was referred to the local court. No additional information is available.
  
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Revision as of 17:50, 22 May 2008

"Sodomy" charge

The Fort Orange Records of the Dutch New Netherland Court reported the examination of Nicolas Gregory Hillebrant, from Prague, "on a charge of attempting to commit sodomy. . . . " The case was referred to the director-general and council of the colony.[1]


On October 2, 1658 the minutes of the New Netherland council noted the petition of Nicolas Gregorius Hillebrantsen of Fort Orange (apparently the same person) to be allowed "to defend himself from an accusation of sodomy...." The case was referred to the local court. No additional information is available.


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References

  1. Jonathan Ned Katz, Gay/Lesbian Almanac (NY: Harper & Row, 1983) p.103, citing O'Callaghan, p. 201 (Fort Orange Records, vol. A, p. 91); p. 319 (Council Minutes, vol. 8, p. 992).
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