Document: Patent of Abraham Rycken for land on Long Island

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Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0037
Description

Patent. Abraham Rycken; land on Long Island, opposite Rinnegaconck, bounded by Gysbert Ryken and Hans Hansen, with part of adjoining valley (Brooklyn).

Document Date
1640-08-08
Document Date (Date Type)
1640-08-08
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Translation
Translation

We, Willem Kieft, etc... testify and declare herewith, that in the year 1638 we granted to Abraham Ryken a certain piece of land located upon the Long Island opposite Rinnegaconck, where Gysbert Ryken's is on one side and the highway running from the kil into the woods east north east and west south west and Hans Hansen on the same highway is on the other; containing along the kil in proper width 500 paces, to which aforedescribed parcel of land is added a third part of the hay marsh lying close behind the land of George Rapaelje and Gysbert Ryken, under express condition and stipulations, etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 8 August 1640.

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References

Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.

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Abraham Rycken / Abraham Ryken
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Rinnegaconck