Patent to Lourens Pietersz Noorman

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Lourens Pietersz Noorman a certain lot located between the lots of Pieter Itilyaender and Evert Duyckingh; extending along the lot of the aforesaid Duyckingh on the east side 10 rods, 6 feet; on the south side next to the lot of the Negroes 4 rods, 9 feet; on the west side next to the lot of Pieter Itilyaender 9 rods, 7 feet; on the north side in front of the house 2 rods, 3 feet, 3 inches and 5 grains, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 March 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.