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

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Patent. Hendrick Jansen Smith; lot on the island of Manhattan, adjoining Govert Loockerman and Isaac Allerton (see post Book, H. H. part 1, p. 53).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Hendrick Jansen Smitt a lot for a house and garden located at the east end of the lot of Gerrit Douman and Boye Jansen; extending along the lots of Govert Loochmans and Mr. Allerton 10 rods, 5 feet, 2 inches; on the east side 9 rods, 7 feet, one inch; and on the west side 9 rods, 6 feet, 9 inches; an inward point on the south side 5 rods, 5 feet, 4 grains to the front of the lot; on the west side 2 rods, 3 feet, 4 inches; in front of the lot its length is 8 rods, 2 feet and 5 inches; amounting in all to 123 rods, 6 feet and 9 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 June 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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