Document: Patent of Philip Geraerdy for a double lot of land on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Philip Geraerdy: double lot on the common Highway, Manhattan Island.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Philip Geraerdy a lot for two houses and garden located on the common highway north of the lot of Cornelis Volkertsz; it extends along the aforesaid common road 8 rods and 6 feet; on the north side its length is 17 rods; in the rear its breadth is 8 rods; on the south side its length is 18 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches and 6 grains; amounting in all to 146 rods, one foot and 4 inches, with the express conditions etc. ..

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 24 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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