Sept 30, 1641. According to the Laws and Ordinances of New Netherlands (now New York and New Jersey), on Sept 30, 1641, authorities declared that henceforth there shall be held annually at Fort Amsterdam a Cattle Fair (Oct 15) and a Hog Fair (Nov 1), and that whosoever hath any things to sell or buy can regulate himself accordingly.
|Title||Chases’ Calendar of Annual Events|
|Authors||Harrison V. Chase, Helen M Chase, William DeRoy Chase|
|Publisher||Apple Tree Press, 1983|
|Original from||the University of Michigan|
|Digitized||Jun 6, 2008|