Patent to Arent van Hattem

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Arent van Hattem a certain parcel of land lying on Long Island in the town of Midwout, on the east side of the highway, adjoining on the south side the land of Davidt Provoost; on the west and north sides the highway; it is in length 300 rods - as much as is enclosed by posts and rails - With the express conditions etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 4 June 1654.


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.