Patent to Hans Dreeper

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Hans Dreeper a lot lying within this city of Amsterdam, opposite Hendrick Willemsen Backer's land; its breadth on the street or north side is 2 rods, 7 feet, 8 inches and on the south side 2 rods, 5 feet; its length on the west side is 3 rods and on the east side 2 rods, 3 feet, 3 inches, with the express conditions, etc. . .

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 20 June 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.