Patent to Marten Crugier

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have conceded and granted to Marten Crugier a lot for a house and garden north of the fort on the island of Manhattan, extending from the house approximately westward 9 rods, 2 feet, one inch; towards the fort approximately southward 6 rods, 9 feet, 2 inches, 9 grains; again approximately eastward with a large point 14 rods, 6 feet, one inch; further to the place of departure 4 rods, 5 feet; containing in an uneven square 86 rods, 3 feet, 6 inches, 7 grains, with the express condition and stipulation etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland the 18 May 1643.


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.