Patent to Catelina Antony for land on Manhattan

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Catelina, widow of Jochem Antony, Negro, a piece of land located on the island of Manhattan north of the wagon road; extending along the aforesaid wagon road south west 66 rods until the land of Domingo Antony, reserving between both a common wagon road along the aforesaid Domingo's land until the land of Thomas Sandersz Smit north west by west 60 rods; and further to the aforesaid wagon road, being the place of beginning along the land of the aforesaid Sandersz' land; amounting to 4 morgens and 91 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 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.