Document: Patent of Claes Carsten for land on the East river

Holding Institution
Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0113
Description

Patent. Claes Carsten; 29 morgens, 553 rods of land on the East river, with half the valley lying on the kill, on Long Island (col. Titus's farm, Williamsburgh, L. I.).

Document Date
1645-09-05
Document Date (Date Type)
1645-09-05
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Translation
Translation

We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Claes Carstensz land for a plantation, located upon the Long Island behind Jan de Sweet, stretching along the river 217 rods, beginning at the half hook inclusive and towards the woods S. S. W. 180 rods, then S. 45 rods, W. by S. 51 rods and thence to the river N. W. 100 rods; containing 29 morgens 553 rods, in addition to which one-half of the marsh on the kil is also granted to him; with the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 5 September 1645.

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.

Location
Modern Location
Locations (Unlinked)
Williamsburgh, Long Island
Property Type
Property Type
To Party 1
To Party 1 Text Unlinked
Claes Carsten
To Party 1 Entity
To Party 1 Entity Role
From Party 1
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