Document: Patent of Harry Peers for land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Harry Peers; lot on Manhattan Island.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Herry Peers a lot for a house and garden bounded west by Tomas de Metselaer and north by the road; it extends along the aforesaid road to his house 4 rods, 8 feet, 5 inches; the breadth before the house is one rod, 4 feet; further to the lot of Jan Cornelisz 2 rods, 5 feet, 3 inches; along his aforesaid lot or on the east side to the lot of Isack De Foreest 4 rods 9 feet, 6 inches; further along the aforesaid Foreest's 2 rods, then 2 rods, 3 feet, 4 inches; along the lot of the aforesaid Metselaer, being the south side, 3 rods, 8 feet, 4 inches; then along the aforesaid lot, being the north side, to the place of beginning 5 rods, 5 feet; amounting in all to 33 rods, 4 feet, 2 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam, 30 September 1645.

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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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