At a meeting of the Commanders and Honorable Council of War of New Netherland, holden in Fort Willem Hendrik the 24th of August, 1673.
PRESENT--Commander Cornelis Evertse, Junior,
Commander Jacob Benckes,
Captain Anthony Colve. 
 These three men composed the Council and were present at all meetings until the beginning of Capt. Anthony Colve's administration of New York, for which the first entry of business was dated 19 Sept. 1673.
From Documents Relating to the Colonial History of New Jersey, Vol. 1: 1631-1687 (Newark, NJ: Daily Journal Establishment, 1880) p. 128.