Document: Patent of Kiliaen van Renselaer for a tract of land on the west side of the North river

Holding Institution
Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0009
Description

Patent. Kiliaen van Renselaer; tract of land on the west side of the North river, extending from Beeren island up the river unto Smacckx island, and two days' journey inland; purchased 18th April, 1630.

Document Date
1630-01-00 to 1631-01-00
Document Date (Date Type)
1630-01-01
Document Type
Full Resolution Image

Translation
Translation

We, director and council of New Netherland, etc...testify and declare herewith, that today, date underwritten, before us appeared Peter Minuit, director, Bastian Jansz Crol, commissary and Dirck Coornelisz Duyster, deputy commissary at Fort Orange, and declared, that on the 18th of April last past personally appeared before them Paepechkene, Kemptas, Nanaucontamhat and Sickeposem, lawful owners and proprietors of the land called Sannahhagag, located on the west side of the North river stretching in length from a little above Beeren Island the river upwards to Smackx Island and in width two days' journey inland for themselves and for the other co-proprietors of the same land, which they in their aforesaid quality voluntarily and advisedly declared to have transferred, ceded and delivered, as they herewith transfer, cede and deliver as lawful, inalienable and free possession by virtue and title of sale for a certain quantity of merchandise, which they, the grantors, in their aforesaid quality acknowledge to have received before the passing hereof; to and for the behoof of Mr. Killian van Renselaer (absent) for whom they accept it under the usual stipulations; to wit: as to the aforesaid land with all the actions rights and privileges etc...

Done on the aforesaid island, of Manhattan at Fort Amsterdam.

 

Translation Superscripts
None
References

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.

Location
Locations (Unlinked)
West side of the North river
Property Type
Property Type
To Party 1
To Party 1 Text Unlinked
Kiliaen van Renselaer
To Party 1 Entity
To Party 1 Entity Role
From Party 1
From Party 2
From Party 2 Text Unlinked
Bastian Jansz Crol, commissary and Dirck Coornelisz Duyster, deputy commissary at Fort Orange
Related Ancestors (Unlinked)
Paepechkene, Kemptas, Nanaucontamhat and Sickeposem
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