Patent to Ysack Foreest

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Ysack Foreest a parcel of land lying on Long Island in the town of Midwout south of the land of Jan Eversen and north of the land of Cornelis Jansz; along the road its breadth is 27 rods; extending west southwest its length is 600 rods; making together 27 morgens with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 1 December 1655.


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.