Survey of a parcel of land in the town of Bergen, N. J., for Douwe Harmansen

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For Douwe Harmanse a parcel of land near the village of Berghen in the new maize land in the rear of Christiaen Piterse, in width 20 rods, in length from the cripple bush to the kill. Also a lot northeast of Christiaen Piterze, southwest of Caspaer Steynmuts, in width 28 rods, the dividing line on both sides of both the lots, northwest by west, in length from the road to the kill; containing together with the valley annexed 20 morgens. Also a piece of woodland, marked No. 15, in width 19 rods, in length from the road to the kill, dividing line northwest, containing with the valley 8 morgens, 450 rods. One lot between Geurt Coerten and Caspaer Steymuts, in width 7 rods, 1½ feet, in length 12½ rods One outer garden (buyten tuyn) between Post and Dirck Tonisse, in width 8 rods, in length 26 rods. Anno 1660,

Ja: Corteljau,


Translation: Scott, K., & Stryker-Rodda, K. (Ed.). New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vol. 3, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1648-1660 (A. Van Laer, Trans.). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1974.A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.