Patent to Frerick Lubbertsz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Frerick Lubbertsz a piece of land located on the East River between the land of Herry Breser and Edwaert Fiscock; it extends along Jacob Wolpertsz' or now Herry Breser's land north west by west 120 rods; its breadth behind in the woods east by north 59 rods; back again to the shore north and north by west 134 rods; along the shore west by south ½ point southerly 78 rods; amounting in all to 15 morgens and 52 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 4 September 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 the New Netherland Institute website.