Deed of Dirrick Volckertsen to Hage Bruynsen for a lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Dirrick Volckertsen, inhabitant of Long Island; and declared to have conveyed to Hage Bruynsen a lot located in Smidt's Marsh between the lot of Lambert Huybertsen Moll, and the lower or remaining lot of the aforesaid Dirck Volckertsen; in breadth in the rear 22 Rhenish feet; in length the same as the lot of the aforesaid Dirck Volckertsen; in breadth along the street or public highway 22 Rhenish feet; the aforesaid Hage Bruynsen shall leave 2 feet along the side of the aforesaid Folckertsen, and in like manner Dirck Volckertsen shall also leave 2 feet between their houses to serve as an alley; etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 15 October 1653. This is the mark of X Dirck Volckertsen, 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.