Document: Patent of Peter Jansen for a lot on Manhattan Island

Holding Institution
Document ID
NYSA_A1880-78_VGG_0099
Description

Patent. Peter Jansen from Gorcum; lot on the common Highway, Manhattan Island, heretofore occupied by Gerrit Douman.

Document Date
1644-09-08
Document Date (Date Type)
1644-09-08
Document Type
Dutch Grant Lot(s)

Translation
Translation

We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Pieter Jansen van Gorcum a lot for a house and garden formerly occupied by Gerrit Douman located on the island of Manhattan on the common highway north of the lot of Boy Jansz and west of the lot of Hendrick Jansen Smit; extending along the aforesaid common road 8 rods, 8 feet, 8 inches; on the north end 4 rods, 5 feet, 5 inches; on the east side next to the lot of Hendrick Jansen 10 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches; on the south side next to the lot of Boy Jansz 2 rods, 9 feet; amounting to 35 rods, 6 feet, 9 inches and 2 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 8 September 1644.

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.

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Modern Location
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Peter Jansen
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