Patent to Jeremias van Rensselaer

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Jeremias van Rensselaer a lot for a house and garden located near Fort Orange in the village of Beverwyck; bordering Casper Jacobsen on the west it is in length 34 rods; and on the east side 35 rods; in breadth on the south 22 rods; and to the South of the plain 14 rods, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Amsterdam in New Netherland, 25 March 1658.


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.