Guide to the Cornelis Dirksz van Foreest Last Will and Testament (translated extract) 1767
Cage 5079

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Dirksz van Foreest, Cornelis.
Title
Cornelis Dirksz van Foreest Last Will and Testament (translated extract)
ID
Cage 5079
Date
1767
Extent
1.0 item
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space
Location note
(MASC Staff Use) Map Case.
Language
English
Abstract
Extract of Last Will and Testament of Cornelis Dirksz van Foreest of Hoorn, the Netherlands, written on one membrane of parchment. English translation from Low Dutch, 1767.

Preferred Citation note

Cornelis van Foreest Last Will and Testament (translated extract), 1767

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Cornelis Dirksz van Foreest (1704-1761) was a wealthy landowner and the mayor of Hoorn, in the northern Netherlands. In 1750, he became the governor of the Dutch East India Company in Hoorn.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item: the translation from Low Dutch to English of an extract from the Last Will and Testament of Cornelis Dirksz van Foreest, written on one membrane of parchment (approximately 49 x 46.5 cm). The extract only contains van Foreest's public funds, credit, and chattel in Great Britain. The original will was written in 1746 and the translation was done in 1767.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

When this item was processed in 2016 from an old cataloging backlog, no acquisition information could be located (MS.2016.12).

Processing Information note

Megan Ockerman processed this collection in 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Civil Procedure and Courts.
  • Wills -- Specimens

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