Patent to Philip Jansjen Ringq

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Philip Jansen Ringo a lot for a house and garden lying at the South River below Fort Casamier above the Brickmaker's Hook, south of Cornelis Mouritsz; it is in breadth in front along the river 286 feet, wood measure; and in the rear along the highway 284 feet; in length along the land of Cornelis Mouritsz it is 575 feet, like measure; and on the south side 650 feet, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 September 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.