In 2nd stadthouderless period, Delft granted charter for an independent Veertigraad

Date: 
December 21, 1650

In 2nd stadthouderless period, Delft granted charter (signed by Jacob Cats, Grand Pensionary) for the veertigraad to elect its own burgemeesters and schepenen without having to submit double lists to the Stadhouder.

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Boitet Beschryving Ch III

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