1590, August 17
King Christian IV of Denmark to treasurer Enevold Kruse: has heard that councillor Oluf Matssen from Copenhagen, who held a trading license for the Faroes together with Joachim Wichmand from Hamburg, has unrightfully rented out this license, and therefore it is asked to invite Wichmand and one or two citizens from Copenhagen so that a new license can be issued.
Created for and published on the HANSdoc website of the German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, by Bart Holterman in the context of the research project Between the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea: interdisciplinary Studies of the Hanse. Licensed CC BY.
Danske Kancelli, Sjællandske Tegnelser (1572-1660) XVII, ff. 301v-302r
Danish summary in Kancelliets brevbøger, copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 204.