Patent to Adriaen Huybertsen

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses, etc... has given and granted to Adriaen Huybertsen a parcel of land located in Mespat on Long Island north of Charman, south of Borger Jorissen, beginning from the stream where Borger's mill stands, so that the marsh is included therein up to the stream; in breadth 48 rods; in length 300 rods; containing 24 morgens, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 26 January 1664.


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.