Document: Patent of Hendrick Jansen for a lot on the island of Manhattan

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Patent. Hendrick Jansen, tailor; lot on the island of Manhattan, near the fort on the East river.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Hendrick Jansen Snyder a lot located on the island of Manhattan for 2 houses; extending in front 10 rods, 6 feet and one grain; behind in breadth 14 rods, one foot and 4 inches; on the east side in length 9 rods, one foot, 4 inches; on the west side in length 15 rods, 2 feet; located east of the fort on the east end of Tymen Jansz' lot on the East River; amounting to 156 rods, 3 feet, 7 inches and 5 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 20 January 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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