Deed of Govert Loockermans to Claes Hendricks for a lot on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Govert Loockermans, by virtue of a patent granted to the deceased husband of Maryetie Tiemans, named Tymen Jansen, dated 3 July 1643, there is conveyed to Claes Hendrickx a lot located east of the house now occupied by Govert Loockermans; in breadth on the south side or along the shore 16 rods, 2½ feet; on the north side along Jan Damen's land 6 rods, 4 feet, 8 inches; on the east side 7½ rods; on the west side 16 rods, 6 feet; which aforesaid lot the grantor conveys etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 20 February 1653. Govert Loockermans, 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.