Document: Patent of Thomas Sandersz for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Patent. Thomas Sandersz; lot on the west end of the Graft, Manhattan Island.

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Tomas Sandersz a lot for a house and garden located at the west end of the canal; bounded on the south end by the lot of Marten Ael, deceased; extending in front or on the south side 4 rods, one foot and 3 inches; on the west side in length 6 rods, 3 feet; on the east side 6 rods, 5 feet; and on the north side next to the lot of the aforesaid Marten Aell 6 rods and 3 feet; on this end there is a projecting point of one rod, 2 feet in length and one rod, 2 feet, 8 inches in breadth; amounting in all to 34 rods, 9 feet and 2 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 14 September 1645.

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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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