Patent to Jan Snediker

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Jan Snediker a double lot for two houses and two gardens located south of the fort on the island of Manhattan; bounded on the east by the land of Hans Hansen and on the west by the land of Jacob Constapel; its breadth in front of the house is 5 rods, 4 feet; its length on the side of Hans Hansen is 9 rods, 8 feet and 3 inches; its breadth in the rear on the side next to the fort is 4 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, July 1645.


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.