Definition of Schout
1. a municipal officer [n -S]
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Literary usage of Schout
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1. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1881)
"... the schout together with ye Schepens or Magistrates of respective Townes to Rule & Governe as well their Inhabitants as Strangers and y* 8d Samuel ..."
2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"... Edmond Cantwell in the place of schout too be High Sheriff in New Castle and Delaware River for the Year ensuing of the wch all persons concerned are to ..."
3. The Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini by New York (N.Y.), Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1897)
"C. van Tienhoven, ex officio as schout, pltf., ... the public street, as appears by the complaint and request of the schout for sentence in writing. ..."
4. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"... as schout-fiscaal—First clergyman sent out—Agreement with him—Arrives with several other respectable settlers—A church erected—Its dimensions— ..."
5. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"C. Commission of Gerrit Swart, schout of Rensselaerswyck [Rensselaerswyck MSS. ] - JEAN VAN RENSSELAER, hereditary Patroon, and the Co-directors of the ..."
6. Revised History of Harlem (City of New York): Its Origin and Early Annals by James Riker (1904)
"To this the following reply was sent by the hands of the delegates: To the Noble, Honorable Lords, the schout, Burgomasters and Schepens, at the City of New ..."
7. History of New Netherlands, Or, New York Under the Dutch by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1848)
"... aa schout-fiscaal—First clergyman sent out—Agreement with him—Arrives with several other respectable settlers—A church erected—Its dimensions— ..."
8. The Early History of the Jews in New York, 1654-1664: Some New Matter on the by Samuel Oppenheim (1909)
"Where- unto the schout answers On the 1st point—the Complaint of the Bailiff: On the 2nd point, that it does not accord with the law of Amsterdam and falls ..."
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