Patent to Nicasius de Sille

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to the honorable Nicasius de Sille a lot located on the island of Manhattan in Amsterdam at the water side; it is on the north side 22 feet; on the south side 30 feet; on the west side 62 feet; and on the east side along the water 60 feet, 8 inches, all wood measure, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 19 December 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.