Document: Patent of Evert Duyckingh for a lot of land

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Patent. Evert Duyckingh; lot containing 150 rods, 3 ft. 4 in. (New Amsterdam); 30 April, 1650, said Duyckingh obtained an addition to the above.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have conceded and granted to Evert Duyckingh bounded on the east by the widow of Claes de Veeringh and on the west by the lot owned by the Negroes and behind this lot the Company's marsh; extending in breadth in the front at the road 10 rods, 2 feet, 2 inches, 4 grains; on the east side in length 12 rods, 7 feet, 4 inches, 6 grains; in breadth at the Company's marsh 10 rods, one foot, 6 inches, 5 grains; and on the side of the Negroes 19 rods, one foot, 3 inches; containing 151 rods, 3 feet, 4 inches, 6 grains, with the express condition and stipulation that etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland the 22 June 1643.

In addition to this land mentioned in the aforesaid patent, the director general of New Netherland, Curacao, etc. has conceded and granted to Evert Duyckingh a point in the lot on the south side of his garden: in length, as his garden extends 10 rods, 2½ feet, in breadth on the east side one rod 6 feet; on the west side one rod 4¼ feet; with the condition, if it should happen in the future that a common road or a street should be built through his garden, then he shall permit it without compensation. By which the aforesaid lot is transported and conveyed to him Evert Duyckingh or his heirs in full possession, conforming to the aforesaid patent. In witness whereof this is signed with our usual signature this 30 April 1650.

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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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