Patent to Jochim Pietersz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Jochim Pietersz a certain lot for a house on the island of Manhattan, bounded on the east by Cors Pietersz; its breadth in front on the street or on the south side is 24 feet; its length on the west side is 87½ feet; on the east side 74 feet in length, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 10 April 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 the New Netherland Institute website.