Document: Patent of Cornelis Melyn for Staten Island

Holding Institution
Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0050
Description

Patent. Cornelis Melyn; Staten Island, except so much as has already been granted to David Pietersen de Vries for a bouwery.

Document Date
1642-03-28
Document Date (Date Type)
1642-03-28
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We, William Kieft, etc... have conceded and granted, as we herewith concede and grant (under authority of an edict, issued by the lords directors on the day of July 1640) to Cornelis Melyn the whole of Staten Island located in the bay of the North River of New Netherland, except as much land as is necessary for a farm, which had been granted by us, the director-general and council before the publication of the abovesaid edict, to Davit Pietersz de Vries from Hoorn, and of which land Davit Pietersz de Vries has already taken possession; with the express condition etc... (No date)

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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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Cornelis Melyn
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Might want to include in description because interesting: All of Staten Island except a farm given to David Pietersen de Vries for a bouwery/farm.