Patent to Egbert Woutersz

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We, William Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Egbert Woutersz a piece of land, called by the Indians Apopcalyck located on the other side of the North River, west from Manhattan and stretching along the river from Dirck Straatemaker's creek to the Gemoenepan or Jan Eversz' creek, N. E. by E. and S. W. by W. to the creek running between the woods and the marsh and reaching W. N. W. to the woods, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam, 10 May 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.