Document: Patent of Michael Marschan for a lot on the island of Manhattan

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Patent. Michael Marschan; lot on the island of Manhattan, near the fort.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Michiel Marschan a lot for a house and garden located on the island of Manhattan near Fort Amsterdam; extending along the common canal 11 rods and 2 feet; on the north by the lot of Pieter Itiliaender 5 rods; on the south side 6 rods, 8 feet, 5 inches; on the east side 10 rods, 4 feet, 6 inches; amounting to 71 rods, 6 feet, 7 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, May 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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