brengen, 't welcq hij ons toestont, soo dat door dat middel wederom een weinigh
pass, it which he us granted, so that because-of that means again a little

inde clederen geraekten, ende de winter overquamen
in-the clothes came, and-the winter survived
 
 

1658: Int begin vant Iaer wiert den gouverneur op ['t hoff] ontboden ende een ander in sijn
1658: In-the beginning of-th' year was the governor at [th' court] summoned and-the an other in his

plaets gestelt, dese nieuwe wilde 't uijtgaen weder beletten, ende ons Iaerlijcks
place appointed, this new [one] wanted th' going-out [to be] obstructed, and-the us yearly

drie stucken linde (zijnde ontrent 9 g[ulden]); geven, daer wij dagelijcks voor soude
three pieces [of] lime <cotton>(being around 9 g[uilders]); give, since we daily for should

arbeijden, dog alsoo wij meer aande clederen soude versleten hebben, behalven
labor, however thus we more on-the clothes would worn-out have, except

't geen van toespijs, hout ende andersints van nooden hadden, het een slecht Iaer
that which of additional-food, wood and-the otherwise of need had, it a bad year

van granen alle dingen Zeer costelijck ende duijr was, sloegen Zulcx
of grains all things very costly and-the expensive were, declined such

zeer beleefdelijck af, versouckende dat ons bij beurte voor 15 a 20 dagen wilde
very politely [afslaen = decline], requesting that us at turns for 15 to 20 days would

verloff geven, 't welcq ons toestont, te meer omdat een groote Ziekte onder
[a] leave give, ['t] which us granted, the more since a big decease amongst

ons ontsteeken was, waervan Zij een groote afkeer hebben, belastende dat die
us [became] inflamed was, to-which they a big aversion have, ordering that those

thuijs bleven, wel opde siecken soude passen ende dat wij ons wel souden
at-home stayed, well for-the sick would take-care and-the that we us well would

waisien [?] in of omtrent de conincx stadt ende Iapanse logie te comen, 't gras uijt
stay-away in or around the kings city and-the Iapanse lodge to come, th' grass out

plucken, ende somtijts wat te arbeijden, wel mosten waernemen
pluck, and-the sometimes some to labor, well had-to occupy
 
 

1659: In april Is den Co: Comen te overlijden ende met consent vanden tarter
1659: In april is the king come to die and-the with consent of-the tarter

sijn soon tot Co: in des vaders plaets gecroont, wij continueerde met ons voorgaende
his son for king in his fathers place crowned, we continued with our previous

behulp, sochten doen ons meeste fortuijn bijde papen, alsoo se goet arms sijn
make-do, sought then our most fortune at-the papists, since they well  benevolent are

ende ons seer toegedaen waren, voornamentlijck als wij haer den ommegang van
and-the us very well-disposed were, especially when we her the manners of

onse en andere natie verhaelde, sijnde daer seer begeerig nae om te hooren,
our and other nations told, being there very eagerly [nae] [om] to hear,

hoe in andere landen toegaet, indient ons niet verdrooten hadde, soude
how in other countries [things] happen, if us not annoyed had, would

wel heele nachten daernae geluijstert hebben
[wel] whole nights there-to listened have
 
 

1660: 1661 en 1662 Int begin van 't eerste jaer wiert den gouverneur verlost ende terstont een
1660: 1661 and 1662 In-th' beginning of the' first year was the governor released and immediately an

ander in Zijn plaets gestelt, den nieuwen was ons seer toegedaen, ende seijde
other in his place appointed, the new [one] was us very well-disposed, and-the said

dickmaels soo 't in sijn wil ofte macht stont, dat hij ons weder na ons land
often such it in his will or power was, that he us again to our country

ouders en vrunden soude senden, gaf ons de vrijheijt ende last, die bijden
parents and friends would send, gave us the freedom and-the order, which with-the

afgaende gehadt hadde, dit ende het na volgende jaer het heel slecht van
gone-away have had, this and-the the after next year it very bad of

granen, ende ander gewas, door diender geen regen quam, maer A 1662:
grains, and-the other crop, since when-there no rain came, but A 1662:

tot dat het nieuwe gewas uijt quam, nog slimmer, soo datter veel duijsenden
until that the new crop up came, much worse, so that-there many thousands

van honger vergingen, conden de wegen qualijck gebruijcken van de struijckroovers
of hunger <by starvation> died, could the roads hardly use because-of the highwaymen

daer wiert door last vanden Co: op alle wegen sterke wacht gehouden voorden
there was by order of-the king on all roads strong guard kept for-the

reijsenden man, alsmede om de dooden die van honger langs de wegen
traveling man, as-well-as for the deceases who of hunger alongside the roads

storven te begraven, gelijck mede om moorden enden rooven voor te comen, alsoo
died to burry, the-same as-well-as to murder and-the robbing [voor] to prevent [= voor comen], which

Zulcx dagelijck gedaen wiert, daer wierden verscheijde steden en dorpen geplundert
such daily done was, there were several cities and villages plundered

de conincx packhuijsen open gebrooken, ende granen daer uijtgehaelt
the kings storehouses open broken, and-the grains there taken-out

sonder de misdadigers te becomen, door dien meest vande grooten haer
without the criminals to get, [door dien=] because the most of-the great her

slaven gedaen wiert, de gemene en arme luijden, die int leven bleven, was haer
slaves done was, the common and poor folks, who a life stayed [= who stayed alive], was her

meeste spijse akers, bast van vuijreboomen, ende wilde groente, sullen
most-of food acorns, bark from-the trees and wild vegetables [=weeds], will

nu een weijnigh van de gelegentheijt van't land ende ommegangh des
now a little of the location of-th' country and-the manners of the

volcx verhalen
people tell
 

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