Document: Patent of Andries Hudde and Wolphert Gerritsen van Couwenhoven for a tract of land on Long Island

Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0014
Description

Patent. Andries Hudde and Wolphert Gerritsen (van Couwenhoven); westernmost of the flatts on Long Island, between the bay of the North river and the East river; ratified 22 August, 1658.

Document Date Notes
1636-06-16
Document Date (Date Type)
1636-06-16
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Translation
Translation

We, director and council of New Netherland, etc...herewith testify and declare, that today, date underwritten, before us personally appeared Tenkirau, Ketamau, Ararikan, Awachkouw, Warinckehinck, Wappittawackenis, Ehetyn, as owners; Pennawys, Kakappetteno being present as chiefs of the district, and declared that voluntarily and advisedly, by special order of the rulers and with consent of the community, for certain merchandise, which they acknowledge to have received into their hands and power to their full satisfaction and contentment before the passing hereof, they have transferred, ceded, surrendered and conveyed as lawful, true and free possession, as they herewith transfer, cede, surrender and convey to and for the behoof of Andries Hudde and Wolphert Gerritsz the westernmost of the flats called Keskateuw belonging to them on the island called Sewanhacky between the bay of the North river and the East River of New Netherland, stretching in length from a certain stream coming from the sea almost north into the woods and in width from a certain marsh, included, almost west also into the woods, with all action, rights and privileges etc...

Done on the island of Manahatas, 16 June 1636.

W. V. Twiller
Jacobus van Corler
Jacus Bentyn
Claes van Elslant

Translation Superscripts
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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Property Type
To Party 1
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Andries Hudde
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To Party 1 Entity Role
To Party 2
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Wolphert Gerritsen van Couwenhoven - Possibly: Pieter Wolfertsen van Couwenhoven (ID: 263) (268)
From Party 1
From Party 1 Entity Role
Related Ancestors (Unlinked)
W. V. Twiller
Jacobus van Corler
Jacus Bentyn
Claes van Elslant
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