Document: Patent of Richard Brutnel for land on Long Island

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Patent. Richard Brutnel; 49 morgens, 131 rods of land on Long Island, adjoining master Doutey's fence (Newtown).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Richard Brutnel a piece of land located upon Long Island, extending along the limits of Mr. Doutey N. N. E. 123 rods; then to the kil N. W. and N. W. by W. 195 rods and along the kil with different courses on account of several points of land mostly in the shape of a half sickle 353 rods containing 49 morgens 131 rods, with the express condition etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 28 July 1643.

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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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