Document: Patent of Christoffel Lourens for land on the bay of the North river

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Patent. Christoffel Lourens; 20 morgens, 400 rods of land adjoining east the Indian maize land, on the bay of the North river.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Christoffel Lourens a certain piece of land located on the bay of the North River; bounded on the east by the Indian maizeland, extending along the shore west by north and north north west between both 62 rods and again from the shore into the woods; on the west side north by east and north north east 200 rods in breadth; into the woods 62 rods and again to the shore south by west and south south west 200 rods; amounting to 20 morgens and 400 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 3 July 1643.

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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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Bay of the North river
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