Patent to Jacob Kip

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

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 15 April 1661.


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.