Document: Patent of Rutger Arentsen van Seyl for a lot of land east of the Great Highway

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Patent. Rutger Arentsen van Seyl; lot east of the Great Highway (New Amsterdam), containing 88 rods, 4 ft. 9 in.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Rutger Arentsen van Seyl a lot for a house and garden; bounded on the east by the common highway; northward by the land of Cornelis Volckertsz; its breadth along the highway is 4 rods, 9 feet; its length along the aforesaid lot of Cornelis Volckertsz is 18 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches and 6 grains; in the rear its breadth is 4 rods and 9 feet; on the other side the length is 18 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches and 6 grains; amounting to 88 rods, 4 feet, 9 inches and 4 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 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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