^ abBradbury, Mrs. Anna R. (1909). "The Dutch Occupation". History of the city of Hudson, New York : with biographical sketches of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton. Hudson, N.Y.: Record Print. and Pub. Co. p. 7. "... Sebastian Croll (pronounced Crull) was placed in command. He is the traditional inventor of the cruller ..."
^Ripley, Robert (1971). Ripley's Believe It or Not! 16th Series. Pocket Books. ISBN9780671800727.
^Munsell, Joel (1854). The annals of Albany, volume 5. p. 98. "Fort Orange was erected in 1617, and a person by the name of Sebastian Croll was the first commissary at the fort."