Patent to Jan Montfoort

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... herewith testify and declare, that today, date underwritten, we have granted to Jan Montfoort a certain parcel of land located upon the Long Island next to Renegakonck, bounded east and west by Pieter Montfoort and reaching in width 350 paces into the woods; with express condition and stipulations etc...

Done 29 May 1641 at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland.


Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).A complete copy of this publication is available on theĀ New Netherland Institute website.