Contract of sale of a house in the Smith's valley from Laurens Cornelissen to Frederick Lubbertsen

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Louweris Cornelissen ] sells his house standing in the Smits[valey],[1] with all that is fastened by earth ] and nail, to Fredric Lubbersen, who also acknowledges that he has purchased the same for sixteen hundred guilders, payable in three installments, to wit: parties say that the director has promised to give at the first opportunity a bill of exchange for six hundred guilders; if the said director remain in the country this year, four hundred guilders more in merchandise shall be furnished; the remaining six hundred guilders Fredric shall pay in two years. April 14th.

Louveris Cornelissen
Frerick Lubbertsen
Cornelis van Tienh.


Translation: Scott, K., & Stryker-Rodda, K. (Ed.). New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 2, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1647 (A. Van Laer, Trans.). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1974.A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.