Patent to Sargant Huybertsz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Sargant Huybertsz a certain lot for a house and garden located south of Fort Amsterdam, west of the lot of Jan Evertsz; its length on the east side is 8 rods, 3 feet, 2 inches; its breadth on the north side is 2 rods, 4 feet; its length on the west side is 5 rods, 3 feet, 8 inches; on the south side its breadth is 3 rods and 8 feet; amounting in all to 21 rods, 8 inches, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam, 19 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.