Aryaen Pietersz van Alckmaer

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Aryaen Pietersz van Alckmaer a certain piece of land located on the island of Manhattan near Sapokanikan, bounded on the south by the plantation of Jan Virginyes and on the north by Jan van Rotterdam; its breadth along the strand is 65 rods; its length into the woods, extending south east by east on each side, is 200 rods long; in the rear in the woods its breadth, extending south south west, is 65 rods, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.