Document: Patent of Claes Cornelissen van Schouw for land on Long Island

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Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0054
Description

Patent. Claes Cornelissen van Schouw; 16 morgens and 165 rods of land on Long Island, opposite Manhattan, between the Ferry and Andries Hudde (Brooklyn).

Document Date
1642-11-14
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1642-11-14
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Translation
Translation

We, Willem Kieft, etc... have granted to Claes Cornelisz van Schouw a certain piece of land lying upon Long Island opposite Manhattan Island between the ferry and Andries Hudden, where his land is nearest, extending from Hudden's land along the river 102 rods, into the woods S. E. by S. 75 rods and S. S. E. 75 rods, S. by W. 30 rods and along the land of Andries Hudden aforesaid N. W. 173 rods to the strand, containing 16 morgens and 165 rods; under the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done 14 November 1642 at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

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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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