Appointed district supervisor (wijkmeester generaal)

Date: 
October 10, 1666

Leeuwenhoek and Daniel Bogaert, camerbewaarder of the mayors' chamber, were both appointed to the position of general district supervisor. Bogaert held the position until he died in 1681. Leeuwenhoek held it for the rest of his life.

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OAD inv 679 Register van uitgaven door de thesaurier, vol 57 for 1667

Den selven Leeuwenhoeck is bij de heeren Burgemeesteren op den 10th October 1666 gestelt tot Wijckmeester Generael over alle de wijcken alhier, nevens Daniel Bogaert breder volgens de Commissie aen den selven ter hand gestelt op een wedde van viftich gulden jaerlijcx ende dat imt de hondert en vijftich gulders bij Antonij Taerlingh als wijckemeester getrocken, daer vant eerste jaer ingegaen is den eersten November 1666, comt hier over 't jaer verscheenen den laetsten October 1667.

The same Leeuwenhoek is by the mayors on 10 October 1666 put forward as general district supervisor over all the districts, along with Daniel Bogaert ____ according to the Commission on the same handed a salary of fifty guilders annually and that ____ the hundred and fifty guiders drawn by Antonij Twerlingh as district supervisor, there from the first year was done on the first of November 1666, coming here during the year appearing at the end of October 1667.

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