Patent to Roelof Jansen Haes

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Roelof Jansen Haes a lot for a house and garden located at the south end of the Company's marsh and north east from the fort; the breadth in front of the house and along the old canal is 3 rods; and along the marsh 6 rods; the breadth behind is 3 rods and 3 feet and along the other side; amounting to 18 rods and 3 feet, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 6 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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.