Deed of Cornelis Diercksen Hooglant to Cornelis de Potter for land and buildings

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Appeared...before us, ... Cornelys Dirrixen Hooghlant, inhabitant of this province at the ferry on Long Island, and declared to have conveyed to Cornelys de Potter some buildings and a piece of land containing 2 morgens and 67½ rods; extending along the wagon road, whereof the perpendicular is 65 rods and the base is 39 rods; and that by virtue of a patent granted to him by the director-general and council of New Netherland, dated 28 April 1643 etc.

Done in council, 3 December 1652. Coernelis Diercksz Hoochlandt, 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.