Dircq Cornelisz: Grutter1
M, #17100, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Dircq was from Hoorn and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 15 February 1658 Dircq Cornelisz: Grutter was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as Dirck Cornelisz: Grutter, of Hoorn, arquebusier.2|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||On 30 September 1658, Dircq Cornelisz: Grutter was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as anarquebusier at the Fort.3|
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.267.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.293.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.267. Dircq Cornelisz: Grutter, of Hoorn, arquebusier in the Fort. Granted 30th September,1658.