Patent to Richard Brutnel

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Richard Brutnel a piece of land located upon Long Island, extending along the limits of Mr. Doutey N. N. E. 123 rods; then to the kil N. W. and N. W. by W. 195 rods and along the kil with different courses on account of several points of land mostly in the shape of a half sickle 353 rods containing 49 morgens 131 rods, with the express condition etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 28 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.