Patent to Margrietge Provoost

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Margrietge Provoost a lot for a house and garden located within the limits of the sheep's pasture in this city, bordering on the north side the lot of Eysack Kip and on the south side the lot of the deaconry behind Geurt Coerten's lot; it is in breadth in front on the street or east side 30 feet; in the rear on the west side it is 30 feet, wood measure, in breadth; in length on the south side it is 9 rods and 3 feet; in length on the north side it is 9 rods and one foot, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 23 April 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.