Patent to Tomas Hal

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Tomas Hal a certain lot located on the island of Manhattan bounded on the west side by Mr. Augustyn and on the east side by Mr. Hardenberech; its breadth on the front or on the south side is 1½ rods, 2 feet, 4 inches; its breadth in the rear is the same as the front; its length is 6 rods, 4 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort New Amsterdam, 15 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 the New Netherland Institute website.