Patent to Teunis Tomasz van Naerden

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Teunis Tomasz van Naerden a lot for a house and garden located on the north east side of Fort Amsterdam; it extends on the south side in length next to the lots of Isaack De Foreest and Flip Geraerdy 9 rods, 8 feet, 2 inches, in front on the road with a protruding point of one rod, 4 feet; on the west side along the aforesaid road 8 rods, 3 feet; on the north side next to the road till the lot of Willem Morrits 5 rods, 5 feet; further along the aforesaid lot till the lot of Isaack De Foreest 6 rods, 6 feet, 9 inches; further on to the place of beginning one rod, 3 feet and 8 inches; amounting in all to 56 rods, 4 feet, 7 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 4 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.