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Deed of Adram Rycke to Jochem Beeckman for a lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Abram Rycke, inhabitant of this city of New Amsterdam, and declared to have conveyed to Jochem Beckman a lot along the Heere Grafft Lords Canal ] in New Amsterdam; in breadth on the west side 3 rods, 5 feet; on the north side 3 rods; in the rear on the east side along Harck Sybout's lot 3 rods, 5 feet; on the south side 3 rods, 5 feet; and that by virtue of a patent granted to him by Director-General Willem Kieft, dated 14 February 1646 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 15 November 1652. This is the X mark of Abram Rycke; La Montagne, Brian Newton.

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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.