Patent to Jan Swaen

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Jan Swaen a lot lying on the island of Manhattan in the rear of the lot of Dirck Nes and the lot of Frederick Jansz, extending on the north side along the lot of Domine Drisius and on the south side along the lot of Jan Huygen; it is in breadth on the east and west sides 6 rods; and in length on the north and south sides 4 rods, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 23 October 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.