Patent to Christiaen Barentsen Timmerman

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Christiaen Barentsen Timmerman a lot for a house and garden located within this city of New Amsterdam at the country gate land poort ]; it is in breadth on the west side (being the public highway) 3 rods, 8 feet 4 inches; on the east side one rod, 6 feet, 4 inches; and in length on the north side 11 rods, 2 feet, 8 inches; and on the south side 11 rods, one foot, 9 inches, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 1 August 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 the New Netherland Institute website.