Deed of Govert Loockermans to Egbert van Borsum of a house and lot

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Appeared...before us, ... Govert Loockermans, inhabitant of this city; and declared to have conveyed to Egbert van Borsem a house and lot located at Wolfert's Marsh, now called the Ferry; in breadth on the south side 19 rods and 9 feet; on the north side 13 rods and 8 feet; in length on the west side 32 rods; and on the east side 18 rods; and that by virtue of a bill of sale granted to him by the director-general and council, dated 26 March 1642 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 15 October 1653. Govert Loockermans, 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.