Document: Patent of Domingo Antony for land on the island of Manhattan

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Patent. Domingo Antony, negro; 5 morgens of land on the island of Manhattan, and 505 rods behind Bouwery No. 5, near the Fresh water.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Domingo Antony, Negro, a piece of land containing 5 morgens located on the island of Manhattan, and 505 rods behind farm No. 5; extending from about the wagon road west by north to the fresh water at the thicket; towards the land of Tomas Sandersz north 36 rods; and north by west 60 rods; and along the land of Tomas Sandersz to the aforesaid thicket 20 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 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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