Deed of Isaac de Foreest to Hendrick Gerritsen of a house and lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Isaack Forreest, inhabitant of this city; and declared to have conveyed to Hendrick Gerrittsen a lot and house located between the lots of Joost Teunissen and Annetien Bogardus, opposite the rear of Fort Amsterdam; in breadth along the road and in the rear l½ rods; in length on the north side one rod, 2½ feet; on the south side one rod, 2½ feet; and that by virtue of a patent granted to him, the grantor, dated 22 August 1646 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 9 September 1653. Isaack de Foreest, 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.