Lot: O1 (Grant Lots)

Lot Group
Grant Lots
Date Start
Date End
To Party 1 (text)
Cornelis Melyn
From Party (Text)
Grant Description
Gr-br. to Cornelis Melyn.
Document Source(s)
GG: 92
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)
Apl. 28 Gr-br. to Cornelis Melyn. (GG: 92.) Desc: A lot
for two bos. and one garden, lying on the Island of
Manhattans on the East river where Abel Reddenhaes
lies next (that is, bounded on the E. by Abel Red-
denhaes — TR.). Its br. on the river is 5 r. ; its length
on the W. side 7 r. and i ft. ; the br. on the N. side in
the rear is 5 r.; on the E. side next to the lot of the afsd.
Abel Reddenhaes, the length is 7 r., I ft.; through this
afsd. lot runs the common ditch, 10 geometrical ft. till
into the East river, amtg. altogether to 35 r. and 5 ft.
Note: The grant to Melyn was completely absorbed

in the Graght (the Common Ditch, or Canal through Apl. 28
Broad street) when it was cut through, c. 1656.