Deed of Wessel Everts to Coenraet Ten Eyck and Barent Myndersen for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Wessel Everts, citizen and inhabitant of this city of New Amsterdam, and declared to have conveyed to Coenraet ten Eyck and Barent Myndersen, by virtue of a patent conveyed to him by Eduart Marrel, a lot for a house and garden located on the island of Manhattan at the thicket, east of the lots of Isack Allerton and Govert Loockermans and behind the lots of Dr. Paules and Willem Bredenbent; extending in breadth or on the west side 5 rods; in length on the north side 14 rods, 5 feet; in breadth on the east side 14 rods; in length on the south side 14 rods, 3 feet; containing in all 64 rods, 8 feet; and that by virtue of the patent granted by the director-general of New Netherland to Eduart Maril, dated 3 November 1645.

Done at Fort New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 15 November, 1652. This is the X mark of Wessel Everts; La Montagne, Brian Newton.


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.