Deed of Hendrick Gerritse to Jacob Strycker for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Hendrick Gerritse, who declared that he has conveyed to Jacob Strycker, both at present inhabitants of this city of New Amsterdam, a lot located along the west side of the great highway on the island of Manhattan on the cross street, extending from the great highway to the shore of the North River; bounded on the north by the aforesaid cross street, east by Mr. Dincklagen, south by Jacob Swardt; in length 6 rods, 8½ feet; in breadth 4 rods, 7 inches. With all such right and title etc.

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 11 February 1653. Hindrick Geresen, 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.