Patent to Tomas Broen

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Tomas Broen a plantation lying below Fort Casamier on the South River of New Netherland; extending on the east side to Cornelis Teunissen's land; on the southerly side towards the east it is 18 rods in breadth; on the east side along Simon Leem's land approximately north- northwest it is 132 rods; along the land of Cornelis Teunissen approximately south southeast it is 132 rods; making together 2046 rods, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 April 1656.


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.