Lot: L2 (Grant Lots)

Lot
L2
Lot Group
Grant Lots
Date Start
1654-08-28
Date End
1662-08-12
To Party 1 (text)
Jan Monfoort
From Party (Text)
DWIC
Grant Notes
The Monfoort property was sold on May 12, 1657, a deed of that date being recited in subsequent transactions. The names of the parties to this transac- tion have not been ascertained, but the following con- veyances indicate the disposition of these lands.
Grant Description
Gr-br. to Jan Monfoort. (HH-2: 18.) Desc: A lot Aug. 28 on the island of Manhattan in the Sheep Pasture; is in br. on S. 6 r., 4 ft.; in length, on W., 5 r., 4>^ ft.; in br. on N., 5 r., 8 ft.; in length on E. 5 r.
Document Source(s)
HH-2: 18
Full Grant Entry (The Iconography of Manhattan Island, Vol. 4, Ch. 4: The Dutch Grants):

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Full Stokes Entry (See images below)
1654

Gr-br. to Jan Monfoort. (HH-2: 18.) Desc: A lot Aug. 28
on the island of Manhattan in the Sheep Pasture; is in
br. on S. 6 r., 4 ft.; in length, on W., 5 r., 4>^ ft.; in br.
on N., 5 r., 8 ft.; in length on E. 5 r.

Note: The Monfoort property was sold on May 12,
1657, a deed of that date being recited in subsequent
transactions. The names of the parties to this transac-
tion have not been ascertained, but the following con-
veyances indicate the disposition of these lands.
1662

Deed. Cornelis Barensen Van der Kuyl to Joannes Aug. 12
Verveelen. (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 273.) Desc:
Lot E. of Prince Graght, bounded N. by ho. and lot of

D. Hermsen, 5 r., 5 ft.; E. ho. and lot of A. Pietersen,
31ft.; S., Prince Straat, jr., 12ft.; W. Graght afsd.;
36 ft., 4 ins. Recites deed of May 12, 1657 and public
vendue of Nov. I, 1659.

1667
Conf Governor Nicolls to Johannes Verveelen. Not Feb. 14
found of record. For recital, see Lib. 26, Deeds, N. Y.
Co.: 102; Lib. 31: 96.

1662
Deed. Cornelis Barensen Van der Kuyl to Douw Aug. 12
Hermsen. (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 274.) Desc: Lot

E. of Prince Graght. Bounded N. by ho. and lot of
Willem the Carpenter, 5 r., I ft., 5 ins.; E., ho. and lot
of A. Pietersen, 33 ft.; S. by commenced ho. of Johannes
Verveelen, 5 r., 5 ft.; W., Graght afsd., 36 ft.; recites
measured by J. Cortelyou Sep. 29, 1659; deed, May 12,
1657.

Deed. Douw Hermsen to Margriet Jellisen, wid. of Aug. 19
David Provoost. (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 276.) Re-
cites deed Aug. 12, 1662; bill of sale Nov. 8, 1661. Desc:
s. a. deed Van der Kuyl to Hermsen {supra).
1668

Conf Governor Nicolls to Margaret Jelisse. (Pats. May 5
Alb., Ill: 20.) Recites deed Douw Hermsen to Margaret
Jelisse, wid. of David Provoost, Aug. 12, 1662. Desc:
s. a. deed Hermsen to Jelisse.



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Deed. Hendrick Barensen "Smitt" to Willem Abra-
hamsen Van der Borden.* (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.:
192.) Desc: Lot E. of Prince Graght; bounded N. by
the lot of W. J. Van Borckelo, 4 r., 9 ft., i in.; E. by lot
of Albert, the Trumpeter, 25 ft., ^A ins.; S. by lot of D.
Hermsen, Carpenter, 5 r.; W. by the Graght, 25 ft.
Recites measured by J. Cortelyou, May i, 1659; accord-
ing to bill of sale of Mch. 23, 1659. Deed May 12, 1657.
(Not found of record.)

* I. c: "Willem the Carpenter."
1667

Conf. Governor Nicolls to Willem Abrahams van der

Borden. (Pats. Alb., II: 4.) Recites transport made by

Hendrick Barents Smitt unto Willem Abrahams, dated

Apl. 15, 1660 {supra). Desc: s. a. in deed set forth above.

1661

Deed. Hendrick Barensen "Smit," to Willem Jansen
Van Borckelo. (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 235.) Re-
cites measured by Cortelyou, May 10, 1659; also, deed
of May 12, 1657. (Not found of record.) Desc: Lot
E. of Prince Graght; bounded N. by ho. and lot of J.
Swan, 4 r., 6 ft.; E., lot of-A. Pietersen, Trumpeter,
18 ft.; S., lot of W. A. Vander Borden, 4 r., 9 ft., I in.;
W., Graght, 22 ft.

Deed. William Jansen Van Borckelo to Lucas Dirck-
sen. (Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 236.) Desc: s. a.
preceding instrument. Recites s. a. deed July 18, 1661.
1663

Deed. Lucas Dircksen to Joannes Verveelen. (Lib.
B, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 17.) Desc: s. a. preceding instru-
ment. Recites deed July 8, 1661.
1659

Deed. Hendrick Barensen "Smith" to Jan Swaan.
(Lib. A, Deeds, N. Y. Co.: 150.) Recites deed May 12,
1657 (not found of record). Desc: Lot in Schaape
Weytie; bounded E. by Albert Trumpeter, 18 ft.; S.,
W. J. Van Borekelo; W. in front on the fort wall,* 22 ft.,
N. by J. Strycker; in length as same lies.

‚ô¶Reference to Fort wall an error, probably in translation. See
instruments set forth below.

1664

Deed. Jan Swaan to Johannes Vervelen. Not re-
corded but recited in Pats. Alb., Ill: 26, set forth below.
1668

Conf. Governor Nicolls to Johannes Vervelen. (Pats.
Alb., Ill: 26.) Recites Deed Hendrick Barents Smith
to Jan Swaen, Mch. 3, 1659. Desc: Lot in Sheep
Weytie, bounded E. by Albert Trumpeter; S. William
Jans Van Borckelow; W. Towne Wall (waal?); N., Jacob
Strycker. Recites Jan Swaen to Johannes Vervelen,
Dec. 22, 1664.