Deed of Claude Barbier and Anthony Jeroe to Jacob Steendam for land on Long Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Claude Barbier and Antony Jeroe, inhabitants of this province at Mispats Kill, a piece of land with the buildings standing thereon, according to the record of survey, directly opposite Richard Britnell; extending along the west side of the creek 210 rods, and on the south side of the first marker standing by the creek; along Pieter Udden's land to the land or mark in a white oak tree, west by south and east by north 110 rods; from this mark along Laurence Pietersen's land to a marked walnut tree, northwest by north and southeast by south 80 rods; from this tree to a marked chestnut tree, due north and south 80 rods; from this tree to a small marked tree at the creek, north northeast and south southwest 35 rods; all according to the old known markers; and that by virtue of the patent conveyed by Adam Mott to Willem Goulder and by the aforesaid Goulder conveyed to the aforesaid Claude Barbier and Antony Jeroe etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 7 January 1653. Claude Barbier, this is the X mark of Antony Jeroe; 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.