Patent to Harmen Meyndertsz van Bogaert

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Harmen Meyndertsz van Bogaert a certain lot located east of the Company's five houses; its breadth on the south side along the street is 5 rods, 3 feet 3 inches; on the east side 9 rods, 18 inches; on the north side its breadth is 4 rods, 6 inches; on the west side its length next to the lot of Adam Roelants is 8 rods and 3 feet, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 16 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.