Document: Patent of Gysbert Op Dyck for the whole of Coney Island

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Patent. Gysbert Op Dyck; the whole of Coney Island; vacated, 1662 (see Vol. 10, pt. 1, p. 1).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Gysbert op Dyck, the whole of Conynen Island, located on the east side of the bay running into the North River, with the marshlands thereto belonging; on condition that in case it should be deemed necessary or advisable, the Company reserves the right to establish fisheries upon the said Konynen Island where most suitable; also a piece of land located near Konynen Hook extending N. E. from Conynen Hook; it lies with its S. E. point to or near the seashore and on its west side a kil comes in on the east side of Conynen Hook, from the kil E. 49 rods, E. by S. 240 rods, S. S. W. half point W. 130 rods, W. a little N. 225 rods, N. by W. to the place of beginning 100 rods; containing together 43 morgens 551 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 24 May 1644.

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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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