Deed of Peter Wolphertsen van Couwenhoven to Peter Hartges for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Pieter Wolphertsen, citizen and inhabitant of this city of New Amsterdam, and declared to have conveyed to Pieter Hartges a house and lot located on the island of Manhattan between the lots of Ooloff Stevense and him, Pieter Wolphertsen; in breadth along the street 4 rods; in length along the lot of Ooloff Stevensen 10 rods, one and one-third feet; in breadth in the rear 4 rods; in length along Pieter's lot 10 rods; making in all 41½ rods; and that by virtue of the patent granted to him by the director-general and council of New Netherland, dated 17 March 1646 etc.

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 November 1652. Pieter Wolversen, 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 the New Netherland Institute website.