Patent to Ide Cornelis van Vorst

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Petrus Stuyvesant, on behalf of their High Mightinesses etc... has given and granted to Ide Cornelisz van Vorst a lot located within this city on Schreyer's Point, being a triangle with the northwest side adjoining the lot of Nicolaes Backer, the easterly side on the General's garden; the southwest side 5 rods, 10 feet; the northeast side 9 rods, 3 feet; the northwest side 5 rods, 7 feet, with the express conditions, etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 5 April 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.