Patent to Pieter Rudolf

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Pieter Rudolf a lot for a house and garden lying in this city of New Amsterdam in the sheep pasture, bounded on the north side by Jacob Kip; on the south side by Reyndert Reyndersz; on the west side by Aert Willemsz; and on the east side by the street; which is in breadth on the east side or street 2 rods 5½ feet and 12 rods 3¼ feet wide on the west side; its length on the north side is 11 rods l½ feet, and 17 rods on the south side, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 18 May 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 the New Netherland Institute website.