Deed from Thomas Robertson to George Wolsey for a house and plantation at Flushing, L.I.

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I, Tomas Robbertsen, have sold to Gorge Wolsey a house and plantation standing and situated in Flushing, the metes and bounds whereof may be seen in the book of the town of Flushing, together with all the grain that is now on it and all the appurtenances thereof that are fastened by earth and nail, for the sum of one hundred and thirty guilders, which is now paid to me. Wherefore I convey and transfer the said land and house to the said Wolsey and his successors, to have and to hold the same ] in true and lawful ownership. In token of the truth this is signed by Tomas Robbersen in presence of Jan Damen as witness, the 16th of August anno 1647, in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Tomas Robbersen
J. Vinje


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.