Deed of Gerrit Bricker to Edward Griffens for land on Long Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Gerrit Bicker; and declared to have conveyed to Eduardt Griffens a piece of land located on Long Island in Middewout, on the west side of the road leading to Flatbush, next to the pastor's land, No. 9; it is in breadth 25 rods; in length 600 rods; containing in all 25 morgens; and that by virtue of a patent granted to him, Gerrit Bicker, by the director-general and council, dated 25 February 1653 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 28 February 1653. Gerredt Bicker, 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.