Patent to Jan Eeckhoff

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Jan Eeckhoff a lot for a house and garden located at Fort Casemier on the South River of New Netherland, being No. 36 in the second row in the rear of the lot of Jan Andriessen; it is in breadth in front and rear 56 feet; and in length on both sides 300 feet, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 17 June 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.