Deed of Hendrick Jansen Smith to Gerrit Fullewever for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Hendrick Jansen Smit; and declared to have conveyed to Gerrit Fullewever a lot located on the great highway on the island of Manhattan; in length on the west side 9½ rods and ½ foot; on the north side 6 rods, 6 feet; on the east side 6 rods, 6½ feet, together with a point of 2 rods 2½ feet; on the south side 6½ rods, ½ foot; and that by virtue of a patent granted to him, the grantor, dated 13 June 1644 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 15 October 1653. Hendrick Jansz, 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.