Patent to Jacob Kip

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted unto Jacob Kip a lot lying within this city of New Amsterdam in the sheep pasture; its breadth on the east side or street is 2 rods, 4 feet wood measure and on the west side adjoining Mathys Capito's land 2 rods, 4½ feet wood measure; its length on the south side adjoining Pieter Rudolphus's land is 11 rods, l½ feet and on the north side adjoining Isaack Kip 10 rods, 2½ feet as they are marked on the rod, with the express conditions, etc. . .

Done in Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 21 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 the New Netherland Institute website.