Document: Patent of Andries Hudde for land on Long Island

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Patent. Andries Hudde; 37 morgens 6 rods of land on Long Island, nearly opposite fort Amsterdam (Brooklyn).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Andries Hudden a piece of land upon Long Island, obliquely opposite the Fort, touching S. W. the land of Jan Manje and S. or in the rear the maizeland of Frerick Lubbersz and bounding on the east side the land of Claes Cornelisz Meutelaer, in front along the strand from the land of said Meutelaer to the land of said Manje S. W. by S. 72 rods, along the land of Manje to the aforesaid maizeland S. S. E. and S. by E. between both 245 rods, then through the woods to the land of Meutelaer aforesaid and the place of beginning N. W. 156 rods; containing 27 morgens 256 rods, with the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 September 1645.

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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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