Document: Patent of Jan Pietersen and Abraham Rycken for a lot of land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Jan Pietersen and Abraham Rycken; lot containing 15 rods, near fort Amsterdam, Manhattan Island.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have conceded and granted to Jan Pietersen of Amsterdam and Abraham Rycken a lot bounded on the west by Mr. Heyl's property and extending mostly northward 5 rods and 3 feet, and mostly eastward 2 rods 8 inches and 5 grains; the aforesaid lot containing 50 rods and 5 grains; with the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam.

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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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Abraham Rycken
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