Patent to Michiel Paulisz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Michiel Paulisz a lot for a house and garden located on the east end of Antony's lot; its breadth at the front of the lot or on the south side is 3 rods, 2 feet, 5 inches; on the east end next to Barent Jansz 7 rods, one foot, 3 inches and 4 grains; on the north side 2 rods, 6 feet, 2 inches; on the west side its length next to Antony Jansz is 7 rods, 8 feet; amounting altogether to 22 rods, 3 feet, 8 inches and 9 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 21 January 1647.


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.