Mortgage. Jannitje Broen, to Isaac Allerton, of a house on the island of Manhattan, near fort Amsterdam.

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Before me ], Cornelis van ] Tienhoven, secretary ] of New Netherland, appeared  ]Jannitjen ] Broen, wife of Tomas Broen, who conveys to Mr. Isaac Allerton her house standing on the island of Manhattan, near Fort Amsterdam, and occupied by Piere Pia, and that until Tomas Broen shall have paid the above mentioned Allerton the sum of two hundred and nine guilders, fifteen stivers, as appears by the note. Dated the 25th of July A°. 1644, in Fort Amsterdam.

Jannitjen Broen
Philippe du Tryeux


There is no mark, properly speaking, and the entire line seems to have been written by du Tryeux.


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.