Document: Patent of Andries Hudde for 100 morgens of land on the northeast of Manhattan island

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NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0021
Description

Patent. Andries Hudde; 100 morgens of land on the N.E. of Manhattan Island, behind Corler's land; quit-rent, the tenth of the products of the land and a couple of capons.

Document Date
1638-07-20
Document Date (Date Type)
1638-07-20
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Translation
Translation

We, director and council of New Netherland etc., herewith testify and declare, that by virtue of the Freedoms and Exemptions granted to Patroons, Masters and Private Persons on the 7th of June 1629 we have granted, transferred, ceded and conveyed as lawful, true and free possession, as we herewith transfer, cede, surrender and convey to and for the behoof of Andries Hudde a piece of land containing one hundred morgens, located upon the northeast end of the Island of Manhattan, behind Corler's land, on the condition that he and his successors shall acknowledge the aforesaid lords directors as their masters and patroons and pay, after the end of ten years commencing with the occupation or cultivation of the lands, which he owns, the just tenth part of the produce, given to the land by God and from this time forth for the house and lot deliver annually at Christmas to the director a brace of capons; constituting and substituting etc.

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland on Manhattan, this 20 July 1638.

Willem Kieft, Dir.

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None
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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From Party 1
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