Document: Patent of George Baxter and Walter Harfoorts for land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. George Baxter and [Walter] Harfoorts; land on Manhattan Island.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... herewith attest and declare that we have granted to George Bacxter and [ Walter ] Harfoortsz, partners, a certain piece of land located on the Island of Manhattan; extending in breadth between the two creeks where the water runs over the stones and the tree lies over the creek, and this with the same breadth between both creeks, with the express conditions etc...

Done 29 August 1641.

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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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George Baxter / George Bacxter
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[Walter] Harfoorts / [ Walter ] Harfoortsz
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George Baxter
George Bacxter

[Walter] Harfoorts
[ Walter ] Harfoortsz