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Patent to Francisco Negro

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Francisco Negro a certain piece of land located on the island of Manhattan bounded on the north by Gerrit Hendricksz and on the south by Antony Congo, Negro; its length along the public road is 200 paces, and its breadth 335 paces, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 25 March 1647.

References

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.