Received a raise from the mayors for his duties with the magistrates' court

Date: 
December 30, 1661

Received a raise from the mayors for his duties as camerbewaarder. He had been receiving the same 260 guilders that Jan Strick was raised to in 1657. The 40 guilder raise brought him to 300.

The text of the treasurer's record reads:

On 30 December 1661, by all of the mayors and the rulers of Delft gathered together, was the salary of Anthonij Leeuwenhoek raised by the sum of forty guilders yearly considering that the Raetkamer of the Veertigraad and the city fathers was newly appropriated and made a chamber for the civic guard and his service has thereby come to be heavier ... iii c gl

Document: 

OAD 679.51 fol 17v

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