Deed of Gerrit Jansen to Thomas Hall for a bouwery on Manhattan Island

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Appeared...before us, ... Gerritt Jansen van Oldenborgh, citizen and inhabitant of New Netherland; and declared to have conveyed to Thomas Hall a certain piece of land according to the patent thereof dated 17 February 1646; containing in all 25½ morgens and 125 rods; together with a marsh which has always been used by the farm called the Pannebackers, or farm No. 5 etc.

Done at New Amsterdam, 18 June 1653. This is the mark X of Gerret Jansen van Oldenborgh; 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.