Document: Patent of Burger Jorissen for a lot of land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Burger Jorissen; lot on the shore of the East river, Manhattan Island, east of the fort, containing 110 rods.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have conceded and granted to Burger Jorissen a lot located on the island of Manhattan on the bank of the East River east of the fort, extending east 11 rods and north 10 rods, being an uneven square; containing 110 rods of land, with the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam 28 April 1643.


From the collections of the New York State Archives, Albany, New York.  

Translation link see:

Published bound volume is also available: Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).

Copyright to the published bound volume is held by the Holland Society of New York.
A complete copy of this publication is available on the
New Netherland Institute website.

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