Document: Patent of George Baxter for land on Long Island

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Patent. George Baxter; 25 morgens of land on Long Island, in the rear of Dirck the Norman (Williamsburgh, L. I.).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to George Bacxter a piece of land for a plantation containing 25 morgens, located upon Long Island behind the kil of Dirck de Noorman, extending along the marsh 50 rods and on the side of Dirck de Noorman's land towards the woods 150 rods and back in the woods it is wide 150 rods; and thence along the side of Jan de Sweet's land to the bend of a marsh, with express condition and stipulation etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 6 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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