Patent to Pieter Andersz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Pieter Andersz a certain lot for a house and garden located behind the public tavern between Jacob Wolphertsz and Jochim Calder; its breadth in front on the street is 3 rods; on the east side its length is 8 rods, 5 feet; on the west side next to Jochim Calder its length is 7 rods, 5 feet and 7 inches; amounting in all to 24 rods, one foot, 5 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam, 19 October 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.