Bond of Aert Evertsen to Richard Heyts for the purchase of his house

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Before me appeared Aert Eversz, mariner, who acknowledged that he had purchased from Ritchert Heyts his house for seventy guilders, payable one-half next January and the other half in May, provided that Ritchert deliver the patent to him, the purchaser; for which he, the purchaser, binds his person end property according to law. Done the 19th of December 1644, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Aert Eversz
Cornelis van Tienhoven


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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.