Document: Patent of Isaac Allerton and Govert Loockermans for two lots of land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Isaac Allerton and Govert Loockermans; two lots on the east side of the Great Highway on the island of Manhattan, containing 160 rods, 9 ft., 2 in.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... conceded and granted to Mr. Issack Allerton and Govert Lockmans two lots located on the east side of the great highway on the Island of Manhattan; extending in breadth along the same road 8 rods, and 9 feet; on the north side of the lots 18 rods, 2 feet, 2 inches, 6 grains to the marsh; in breadth behind or along the marsh 7 rods, 6 feet, 3 inches, 8 grains; on the south side 9 rods, 8 feet, 7 inches, 3 grains; the point or angle one rod, 8 feet, 7 [ inches ], 6 grains toward the south; and further toward the road 9 rods, 4 feet, 3 inches, 6 grains; containing altogether 161 rods, 9 feet, 2 inches, 2 grains; with the express condition and stipulation that etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam the 2 June 1643, in New Netherland.


From the collections of the New York State Archives, Albany, New York.  

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Published bound volume is also available: Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).

Copyright to the published bound volume is held by the Holland Society of New York.
A complete copy of this publication is available on the
New Netherland Institute website.

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