Patent to Tymen Jansen

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Tymen Jansen a piece of land located on Manhattan; bounded on the west by the land of Hendrick Jansen; extending west by north and west north west 37 rods, 7 feet; and 20 rods, 10 feet, one inch south; a little west 24 rods, 5 feet, 6 inches; another 17 rods, 6 feet, 10 inches south west; a little south with a point projecting easterly 2 rods, 4½ feet; amounting in all to 646 rods, 10 feet and 5 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 3 July 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 the New Netherland Institute website.