Patent to Jan Lubbertsen

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Jan Lubbertsen a piece of land lying on the west side of the North River between Gemoenepaen and the Kil van Kol; extending along the river or bay southwest it is 80 rods in breadth; in the rear in the woods it is 80 rods in breadth; running into the woods north northwest it is 187½ rods in length on both sides; making together 25 morgens, with the express conditions etc..

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 5 December 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 the New Netherland Institute website.