Patent to Hans Albertsen van Bronswyck

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Hans Albertsen van Bronswyck a lot for a house and garden lying at the South River of New Netherland near Fort Casamier in the second row, directly in the rear of Claes de Smith, on the east side of Steeven Acker, on the west side of Roelof de Haes, on the north side of Roelof de Haes's plantation; in breadth in front and rear it is 56 feet; and in length on both sides 300 feet, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 13 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.