Patent to George Bacxter and Walter Harfoortsz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... herewith attest and declare that we have granted to George Bacxter and Walter ] Harfoortsz, partners, a certain piece of land located on the Island of Manhattan; extending in breadth between the two creeks where the water runs over the stones and the tree lies over the creek, and this with the same breadth between both creeks, with the express conditions etc...

Done 29 August 1641.


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 the New Netherland Institute website.