Deed of Claes Hendricksen to William Pietersen for a house and lot in New Amsterdam

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Appeared...before us, ... Claes Hendricksen, citizen and inhabitant of this city; and declared to have conveyed to Willem Pietersen, also an inhabitant of this city, a lot, with the buildings thereon standing, located next to Govert Loockermans; and that by virtue of a conveyance granted to him, the grantor, by Govert Loockermans, dated 2 February 1653, by virtue of a patent to Tymen Jansen, deceased, located along the river; in length on the south side 3 rods; and in the rear along Jan Damen's land 3 rods in breadth; in length on the west side 16 rods, 6 feet; on the east side 14 rods, 4 feet, etc.

Done at New Amsterdam in New Netherland, 28 February 1653. Claes Hendrycksen, 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.