In December of 1657, the Flushing Remonstrance was written by Tobias Feake on behalf of the inhabitants of Flushing to request that Quakers be permitted to gather at their homes.

Flushing Remonstrance

Remonstrance of the magistrates and inhabitants of Flushing, L. I. (with names), against the law against Quakers. [3 pages]
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial council minutes, 1638-1665. Series A1809. Volume 8.
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