Patent to Jochem Gerritsen Cock

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Jochem Gerritsen Cock a lot for a house and garden lying on Long Island in the town of Breuckelen; which is in breadth along the public highway 25 rods west of the burying ground and east of the woods; extending in length 24 rods southwest by west; making together one morgen, with the express conditions etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 27 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 theĀ New Netherland Institute website.