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Monday, July 16, 2007
The captain of the Faem in 1652
I have a letter that confirms again that the captain of the Amsterdam Directors' ship Faem was Jacob Cornelisz Swart. He signed the letter with his middle name on "15 X 1652", where the "X" stood for the 10th month, October.