Patent to Anna Negerinna

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Anna Negerinna, the widow of Andries d'Angola, a certain piece of land located on the island of Manhattan; its front is on Pieter Tamboer's land; its rear on Touchyn Briel's; it extends east by east 51 rods; north 30 rods; north north west 54 rods; north east and north east by east 41 rods; amounting in all to 3 morgens and 2 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland (no date).


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.