Document: Patent of Jan Snediger for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Jan Snediger; lot on Manhattan Island, west of William Bredenbent.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Jan Snediger a lot for a house and garden bounded on the west by the lot of Willem Bredenbent with a northern point bounding on the lot of Hendrick Jansz; it extends next to the canal on the south end of the lot 8 rods, 8 feet, 6 inches; on the east side along the lot of Willem Bredenbent 5 rods, 8 feet and 4 inches; on the north side next to the lot of Aert Willemsz and Hendrick Jansz Smit 7 rods, 8 feet, 3 inches; on the west side 6 rods, 6 feet, 4 inches; amounting in all to 55 rods, one foot, 3 inches, with the express conditions etc. . .

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 5 September 1645.


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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