Deed of Jacob van Kouwenhoven, attorney of Jan Gillissen van Brugge, to Isaac de Foreest for a house and lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Jacob van Couwenhoven, having power of attorney from Jan Gillissen van Brugge; and declared to have conveyed to Isaack Forreest, inhabitant of this city, and to have received payment for a house and lot located next to Ooloff Stevensen; in breadth along the street 2 rods, 5 feet, 8 inches; in the rear on the north side 2 rods and ½ foot; in length 8 rods and 3 feet; and that by virtue of a conveyance granted to him by Jan Labatie, dated 22 September 1652 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 15 October 1653. Jacob van Couwenhoven, 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.