Deed of Loweris Cornelissen to Sander Leenderse for a lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Laurens Cornelisse, citizen and inhabitant of this city of New Amsterdam, and declared to have conveyed to Sander Leendersen a lot located on the east side of the lot which he has sold to Frederick Lubbertsen; extending in front along the river from the aforesaid Frederick's furthermost boundary marker nearly eastward east 9 rods, 8 feet, 6 inches; and along the aforesaid Frederick's side 16 rods, 4 feet, 7 inches; in breadth in the rear 8 rods, 9 feet; and along Smith's marsh 19 rods, 7 feet, 9 inches, one grain; containing in all 119 rods, 6 feet, 6 inches; and that by virtue of the patent granted to him by the director-general and council of New Netherland etc.

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 9 November 1652. Louveris Cornelissen, La Montagne, Brian Newton.


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.