Deed of Claes Jansen van Naerden to Paulus Schreck for a lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Claes Jansen van Naerden, citizen and inhabitant of this city of New Amsterdam, and declared to have conveyed to Paules Schreck a lot located on Pearl Street, west of the aforesaid Claes Jansen's house and east of Rem Jansen's lot; in breadth in front along the street 2 rods, 4½ feet; in the rear along the shore 2 rods, 4½ feet; in length on the east side 6 rods, 8 feet, 4 inches; in length on the west side 6 rods, l½ feet; and that by virtue of the patent granted to him, Claes Janse by the director-general and council of New Netherland, dated 2 June 1644 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 29 October 1652. Claes Jansen, 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 the New Netherland Institute website.