Document: Patent of Thomas Sandersen for a lot on the Great Highway

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Patent. Thomas Sandersen; lot on the Great Highway (New Amsterdam).

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Tomas Sandersz a lot for a house and garden located along the common highway on the north side of the lot of Andries Hudden; its breadth in front along the aforesaid road is 4 rods and 5 feet; its length on the north side until the marsh is 18 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches and 6 grains; its breadth behind along the marsh is 4 rods and 5 feet; the length on the south side is 18 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches and 6 grains; amounting to 83 rods and 7 feet, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 July 1643.


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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