Agreement of Simon Wallingsen to purchase Peter van der Linden's plantation

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Symon Walincksen purchases the plantation of Pieter vander Linde for one hundred and seventy-five guilders in cash, payable six weeks after this date; upon payment of which sum by Symon Walingsz, Pieter vander Linde shall be bound to deliver to him a conveyance in proper form. Thus done and signed 7 October 1648 at New Amsterdam in New Netherland.

Symon Walingsz
Pieter Lynde
Cor. van Tienhoven


This agreement was copied on the back of 18:2a and has no other relationship to the "Delaware Papers.”


Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. 18-19, Delaware Papers: Dutch Period, 1648-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1981).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.