Patent to Luycas Dircksz

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Luycas Dircksz a lot for a house and garden located at Fort Casamier on the South River in the first row between the lots of Reyer Mol and Claes Pietersz Smith; it is in breadth at the river side 62 feet, wood measure; and in the rear 70 feet; in length it is on both sides 300 feet, wood measure, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 10 February 1657.


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.