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in y^ P''sence of
Harme Rutgers
Rob*. Livingston CI.

Recorded y*^ 22*^. day of octob.

1685. R : Livingston CI.

Deed from Jan Verbeeck to Reynier Schaets for a lot in Albany

[298] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
Come. Jan V[er]beek of y*^ Toune & County of Albany: sendeth
greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee y*. for & in Con-
sideracon of y*^ Somme of Eighty good Merchandable Bev''^ to him
y« Said Jan V[er]beek in hand Paid, att and before y*^ Ensealing
and Delivery hereof by Reynier Shaets of y*^ Toune of Shinnech-
tady in y^ County of Albany Chirurgine, y^ Receit whereof, he doth
hereby acknowledge & y"". of, & ofif every Part and Parcell thereof,
doth fully, cleerly, and absolutely, acquit Exonerate, and Discharge
him y^ Said Reynier Schaetts, his Executors, Ad"^ & assigns for
ever, and therew*. doth acknowledge himself to be fully Paid, Con-



1 This patent states that the garden was purchased by Goose Gerritsen. but
does not say when or from whom. The breadth of the garden as patented
was the same as that of the piece conveyed, but the length was nine rods,
three and a half feet, or just twice that of the piece conveyed to Byvanck.



DEEDS 1 678- 1 704 285

tented and Satisfyed, and hes therefore graunted, Bargained, Sold,
aliened, Enfeoffed & Confirmed, & by these p''sents doth fully,
cleerly and absolutely, graunt. Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfeoffe & Con-
firm, unto y^ Said Reynier Shaets, a Certain Lott of ground, lyeing
& being here in Albany in y^ Cow Street,^ where y^ S'^. Jan
V[er]beeks old house Stood upon, on which Lott y^ Said Reynier,
hath built Two new houses, bounding to y^ South off John
V[er]beeks new house, haveing to y* west y^ high Street, to y^ South
y^ Lane that goes to Sybrant van Shayks Brew house, & to y^ east y^
highway along the tounes Stockadoes, Conteining in len[g]th on y^
north Side, Twelf Rod fyve foot and a half, & on y^ South Side
Twellf Rod & Six foot, to y^ East in bredth Two Rod fyve foot & a
half, & to y^ west towards y^ Street, Two Rod & Eight foot all Rynt-
lanse measure, w*^. Said Lott is Pairt, of y*. w^. was graunted to y'=
Said John V[er]beek by y* Late Gov"". Rich'^. Nicolls, as by y*'
Patent dated y^ 26***. day of Aprill 1667^ at large doth appear, all
w^. w'. all y*^ Right and title of y^ S^. John V[er]beek is transported
to y*= S^. Reynier Shaets his heires & assigns, w*. all y^ Profites,
Commodities & appertenances whatsoever to y* S^. Lott off ground
above Expressed is belonging, to have and to hold y^ S^. Lott of
ground & Premises, w'. y"". & every of there appertenances unto y^
S*^. Reynier Shaets his heires Execut""^. Ad""*. & assigns, in his quiet
& Peaceable Possession & Seizin, against all p''sons to warrant &
for Ever by y^. Presents Defend in wittnesse whereof y*^ S^. John
V[er]beek hath hereunto Sett his hand & Seale in Albany y^ four
& twentieth day of octob. in y^ first year of y* Reign of our Souv:
Lord, James y^ 2 : king of Eng : Scotl : f r : & Irland Defend"" of y
faith A°. 1685.

was Signd

Jan Verbeek (Loc:

Sig)
y^ Presence of
Cornelis Tennise Szvart
Rob'. Livingston CI.



e



Recorded y^ 24^^. day of Octob.
1685

R: Livingston CI.



1 Now called Broadway.

- On this date Jan Verbeeck received a patent for a house and lot conveyed
to him on May i. 1657, by Dirck Bensingh and Harmen Jacobsen Bamboes
"lying in Beverwick at Albany conteining in breadth on the west side fifty
seaven foot, and on the East forty seaven foot and a half wood measure
with the Fence as it then lay in breadth, & so to stretch along the Fence in
Length as in the Ground briefe is sett forth."



286 EARLY RECORDS OF >\LBA NY

Deed from Jan Jansen Bleecker, attorney of Johannes VVithart,
to Jan Becker for a house and lot in Albany near the church

[299] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
Siiall Come Jan Janse Bleeker Lawfull atturney and Procurator of
Joh : W'ithart, sendeth greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know
yee that for and in Consideracon of y^ Somme of one hundred &
forty good merchandable Bevers. to him y^ Said Jan Jansz Bleeker
of y^ Toune & County of Albany merch^ in hand Paid, att and
before y^ Ensealing and Delivery hereof by m''. Jan Becker of y*
Toune and County of Albany Shoolmaster, y^ Receit whereof, he
doth hereby acknowledge, and thereof and ofT every Part & Parcel!
y''.of, doth fully, cleerly, and absolutely, acquitt, Exonerate and
Discharge him y^ Said M\ Jan Becker his Executors, admin-
istrators & assigns, for ever, and therewith doth acknowledge him-
self to be fully Paid Contented and Satisfyed, and hath therefore
graunted. Bargained, Sold, aliened. Enfeoffed and Confirmed, and
by these p''sents, doth fully cleerly and absolutely, graunt. Bargain,
Sell, alien, Enfoeffe, and Confirm unto y« S*^, M^ Jan Becker all y*.
Certain messuage, Tenement or dwelling house w*. y^ Ground there-
unto belonging, Scituate Eyeing and Being within y« Toune of
Albany afores*^. neer to y^ Church, haveing to y<^ east y^ house of
William Teller, to y^ west y^ house of Dowe Aukus, to y^ South y^
Creek, and to y*^ north y^ Jonckheer Street, is in bredth towards
y* Street Two Rod, nine foot, and three Inches, and behinde towards
y^ Creek Two Rod & three foot, and in len[g]th from y^ Street to
y^ Creek. Together w*. all and Singular, y^ Sellers. Sollers,^ Cham-
bers, houses, outhouses, buildeing yards. Backsides, ways, Pas-
sadges, waters, water Courses, Lights, easements, Profites, Com-
modities, and advantages, whatsoever, to y^ S'^. house and ground,
belonging, or in any wise appertaining : w*. all y^ Rights, Title,
Property, claime and Demand, of him y^ S'^. Joh : Withart, off in,
& to y^ Same ; w*. all y^ Profits. Commodities and Appertenances
whatsoever to y' S'^. house and Lott of ground is belonging, together
w*. all and Singular, Deeds, Evidences, and writeings touching and
Confirming y^ Same, Particularly y^ Patent graunted to }'^ S^. Joh :
Withart, by y« Late Gov^ Rich'^. Nicolls, dated y^ 28*'' day of
octob: 1667- upon this Condicon y*. y^ S**. Joh: Witthart nor his



1 Probal)ly intended for the Dutch word solders, meaning " garrets."
- This patent was granted to Johannes Withart upon a conveyance made to
him by Pieter Hartgers, bearing date the 4th of July 1658, " for a certaine
house & lott of ground lying & being in Albany conteyning in breadth towards



DEEDS I 678- I 704 287

atturney John Jonhse Bleeker, are no ways oblidged to make good
y^ quantity of ground Expressd in S^. Patent more than above is
Expressed in this Conveyance, butt if y^ S'^. Jan Becker or his
heirs can have any advantadge by y^ S^. Patent, all the Right and
Title of said Withart is hereby Transported unto him & his heires
and Assigns, to have and to hold, y^ Said house and Lott of ground
and Premises, w^ there and Every of there appertenances, unto
y* Said Jan Becker, his heirs Executors, administrators and assigns,
in his quiet and Peaceable Possession and Seezin, against all
Persones to warrant, and forever by these p'"sents Defend, in witt-
nesse whereof y*^ Said Jan Jansz Bleeker, hath hereunto Sett his
hand and Scale in Albany this 7*^ day of novemb. in y« first year
of the Reign of our Souveraign Lord James y^ Second ; king of
England Scotland, f ranee & Irland king; Defender of y^ faith;
annoq. dom. 1685 -

was Signd ^"

Jan Jansz Bleeker (Seale) '
- Procurator van Joan Withart

Sealed & Deliverd " • - ^•

in y^ p''sence of
Laurence van Ale

Jeronimus Wendell :

Recorded in Albany
y^ day & year above written
RoB'^. Livingston



Deed from Cornells van Dyck and his wife to Myndert Harmen-
sen for a piece of pasture land north of Albany on the Vossen
kill

[300] To all Christian People to whom this present writeing shall
Come, Cornelis van Dyck and Elisabeth his wife, of y^ Toune &
County of Albany Sendeth greeting in our Lord God, Everlasting,
know yee y'. for and in Consideration of y'= Somme of fifty Bevers
Currant money of this province, to him y^ S^. Cornelis van Dyck
in hand paid, att and before y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof, by
Mynd'. Harmense of y^ Toune and County of Albany afores^. y*



y« street two Rod nyne foot & nyne Inches, In length towards y^ Creek or Kill
seauen Rod in breadth behinde towards ye Kill two Rod three foot & nyne
Inches, In length on t'oth^". syde fine Rod nyne foot six Inches wt'>. liberty
for a gutter or passage for water on each side of six Inches all Rynlants
measure."



255 EAKI.V RECORDS OF ALBANV

Receit whereof they doe hereby acknowledge, and thereof and of
every part and Parcel y''.of, doth, fully, cleerly, and absolutely,
acquitt Exonerate and Discharge him y^ Said Mynd'. Harmense,
his Executors, Ad""*, and assigns for ever, and therewith doe ac-
knowledge themselfs, to be fully paid Contented & Satisfyed, and
have therefore, graunted, Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoeffed, and
Confirmed, and by these presents, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely,
Graunt Bargain, Sell, alien, EnfoelTe and Confirm, unto y*" Said
Myndert Harmense, a Certain Peece of Pasture ground, to y*^ north
of Albany, below in y^ third Creek,^ bounding to y^ East Ryer
Elbertse, now Gerrit Ryerse, to y« west y^ kill, to y« South and
north y^ hill, and is in len[g]th on y'= South Side one & Thirty Rod,
on y^ north Side thirty Rod, in Bredth on y« west Side fifteen Rodd,
and on y^ East Side three & Twenty Rod, as by y^ Transport made
over to y^ Said van Dyck, by y^ Church Wardens dated y^ lo*^ day
of august 1676,^ Together with anoy^ Certain Peece of Land,
lyeing att y*^ S"^. third Creek or kill Conteining in Len[g]th, on y^
South Side, Sixty Rod, & on y^ north Side fifty; in breadth att y-
East end, four and Twenty Rod, and y«^ like att y'^ west being about
Six acres, graunted to y'^ Said van Dyck by y'^ Late Govern''. Ed-
mund Andross y^ Patent dated y^ 8'^ of octob. 1679"' both w''.
Parcells of Land is now Comprehended in one fence, all \\^. with
all y^ Right and title, of y*' Said Cornells van Dyck is Transported
to Myndert Harmense his heirs and assigns, w*. all y« Profitts,
Commodities, and Appertenances whatsoever to y'^ Said Peeces of
Pasture ground, belonging, together w'. all and Singular, Deeds,
Evidences, and writeings, Touching and Confirming y« Premises,
only or any Part thereof, to have and to hold y^ Said Peece of
Pasture ground and Premises, w*. there and Every of there apper-
tenances, unto y^ S^. Myndert Harmense his heirs, Executors,
ad''^ & assigns, in his quiet & peaceable Possession and Seizin
against all Persones to warrant, and for ever by these Presents de-
fend, in witness whereof y'^ Said Cornells van Dyck & Elisabeth
his wife, have hereunto Sett there hands & Seals in Albany this Six
& Twentieth day of June in }^ first year of y« Reign of our



1 The Vossen kill.

2 See Early Records of Albany, i :it,2.

3 Apparently not recorded.



DEEDS I 678-1 704 289

Souveraign Lord James y« Second king of England Scotland, france
& Irland, Defender of y^ faith annoq. Dom: 1685

Was Signd

CoRN^ VAN Dyck (L. S.)

Elisabeth van Dyck (L. S.)
Sealed & Deliverd
in y^ p^'sence ofif
Pieter Schuyler
Ger*. Banker

Recorded in Albany

y^ day & year abovewritten

R : Livingston CI.

Deed from John Gilbert and his wife to Johannes Beekman for

a lot in Albany

[301] To all Christian People to whom these p''sents shall come
John Gilbert and Cornelia his wife of y^ Toune and County of
Albany sendeth Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee
y^ for and in Consideration of y^ Somme of Three & thirty good
merchandable Bevers to him y^ Said John Gilbert in hand paid att
and Before y^ Ensealeing and delivery hereof, by Johannes Beek-
man, of y^ Toune and County of Albany Blacksmith, y^ Receit
whereof they doe hereby acknowledge, and thereof and of every
Part and Parcell thereoff, doth fully cleerly and absolutely acquitt,
Exonerate and Discharge him y^ Said Johannes Beekman, his Ex-
ecutors, administrators and assigns for ever, and therewith doe
acknowledge, themselfs to be fully paid Contented and Satisfyed,
and have therefore graunted. Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoefifed,
and Confirmed, and by these Presents doth fully, cleerly, and abso-
lutely, graunt, Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoefif & Confirm, unto y^ S'^.
Johannes Beekman, a Certain Lott ofif Ground, lyeing, here in Al-
bany, between y^ house and Lott off Johannes Beekman afores'^. and
y^ Lane of Lawrence van Ale being in Bredth towards y^ Street,
Eastward nine & Twenty foot Rynlans measure, and in len[g]th
Six Rodd, as appears by the Patent graunted by y^ Late Govern"".
Rich'^. Nicolls to Arent van den Bergh deceased,^ father in law to



1 This refers to the patent to Arent van den Bergh granted on September 6,
1667, for no. 2 of the newly laid out lots on the west side of what is now
North Pearl street, between State street and Maiden Lane. The lot was
originally 36 feet wide, of which 7 feet were sold by John Gilbert to Lawrence
van Ale on April 11, 1679.. See Deeds, 3:27.

19



290 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

y« S''. John Gilbert, all which, with all y^ Right and Title, of y«
Said John Gilbert, and Cornelia his wife, is Transported to
Johannes Beekman, his heirs and Assigns, with all y^ Profites, Com-
modities and appertenances whatsoever to y<= said Lott off ground
belonging, together with all and Singular, deeds. Evidences, &
writeings, touching and Confirming y^ Premises, only or any Part
thereof, to have and to hold, y^ Said Peece of ground and Premises,
w"\ there and Every of there appertenances unto y« said Johannes
Beekman, his heirs. Executors, Ad". & assigns, & in his quiett and
Peaceable, Possession and Seizin, against all Persones to warrant,
and for ever by these Presents Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ S*^.
John Gilbert and Cornelia his wife have hereunto Sett there hands
& Sealls in Albany y^ 31th ^j^y Qf octob. in y^ first year of y'^ Reign
of our Souveraign Lord James y^ Second king of England Scot-
land, france & Irland, Defender of y^ faith annoq. Dom: 1685

was Signed

John Gilbert (L: S:)
her
Cornelia X Gilbert (L: S:)
mark
Sealed & deliverd
in y^ Presence of
Albert Ryckman
Johannes Befisem
Ro¥. Livingston CI.

Recorded in Albany

y^ Day & year abovewritten

R : Livingston CI.

Deed from Myndert Fredericksen to Cornelis Michielsen for
the farm called Klinkenbergh opposite Claverack

[302] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
come Myndert Frederikse Blacksmith of y^ Toune and County of
Albany and Pietertie his wife Sendeth greeteing in our Lord God
Everlasting, know yee, that for and in Consideration of y^ Somme
of five hundred and fifty shepells of good wheat to him y^ Said
Myndert Frederikse in hand paid, att and before y^ Ensealing and
Delivery hereof, by Cornelis Michielse, y^ Receit whereof they doe
hereby acknowledge and thereof, and of every Part, and Parcell
thereof, doth fully cleerly, & absolutely, acquitt Exonerate and Dis-
charge him y« Said Cornehs Michielse, his Executors, Administra-



DEEDS I 678-1 704 291

tors and assigns, for ever, and therewith doe acknowledge them-
selfs, to be fully paid, Contented and Satisfyed, and have therefor
graunted, Bargained, Sold, aliened. Enfeoffed and Confirmed, and
by these Presents, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely, graunt, Bar-
gain, Sell, alien, Enfoefife and Confirm, unto y^ S*^. Cornelis
Michielse a Certain farm or Bowery, called klinkenbergh, lyeing
over against Claverak, together w*'\ y^ house and Barn, and all y^
appertenances, thereunto Belonging, with all his Right and Title,
which he hes there, being y^ third part of y^ Patent graunted by y*=
Late Govern''. Rich^. Nicolls, to John Hend : Bruyn, Jurian Teunise
and John Cloet, w^. Said Third part was Transported to y^ Said
Myndert by John Hend : Bruyns y^ y^^. of August 1675,^ w*\ this
Exception y*. y'= Land w^. was Transported to Marte Gerritse out
of y^ Said Patent, by John Cloet, Jurian Teunise & Myndert
Frederikse y^ 2o"\ of march 1681 is nott Comprehended in this
Conveyance, all which with all y^ Right and Title of y^ Said
Myndert Frederickse and Pietertie his wife, is Transported to Cor-
nelis Michielsce, his heirs and Assigns, w*''. all y*^ Profites, Com-
modities, and appertenances whatsoever to y^ Said Bowery and
Tract of Land is Belonging, together with all and Singular, Deeds
Evidences and writeings touching & Confirming y^ Premises, only
or any Part thereof, to have and to hold, y^ Said farme or Bowery
and y^ Land thereunto Belonging, w"'. there and every of there ap-
pertenances unto y^ Said Cornelis Machielse, his heirs, Executors.
Administr^ & assigns, & in his quiet and Peaceable Possession and
Seizin, against all Persones to warrant, & for ever by these presents
Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ Said Myndert frederikse, &
Pietertie his wife, have hereunto Sett there hands and Sealls in
Albany this one & Thirtieth day of octob. in y^ first year of y^
Reign of our Souveraign Lord James y^ Second king of England,
Scotland frans & Irland Defender of y^ faith annoq. Dom: 1685

Was Signd w*^. y^ Respective Marks &
Seals of y^ S^. Myndert & Pietertie
his wife
Sealed & Deliverd to M^ John
Becker atturney Impowred by y*
S*^. Cornelis Michielse to Receive
y^ Same in y^ p'"sence of
John Gilbert
Corn: Teunise Szvart
R: Livingston CI.



1 See Early Records of Albatiy, i :ii9-20.



292 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Deed from John Becker, attorney of Cornells Michielsen, to
Jacob Fenix for one-half of the farm called Klinkenbergh

[303] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
come John Becker atturney and Procurator of Cornelis Michielse,
sendeth greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee y^ for and
in Consideration of y^ Somme of Two hundred and Seventy fore
Shep'^ of wheat, to him y^ Said Cornelis Machielse in hand Paid
att and Before y« Ensealeing and delivery hereof, by Jacob fenix,
y« Receit whereof he doth hereby in y*^ name of y^ Said Cornelis
Michielse acknowlege, and thereof and of every Part and Parcell
thereof, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely, acquitt Exonerate and
Discharge him y^ Said Jacob fenix his Executors, Ad''^ and assigns
for ever, and therewith doth acknowledge to be fully, paid, Con-
tented, and Satisfyed, and hath therefore graunted, Bargained,
Sold, aliened, EnfoefTed, and Confirmed and by these Presents
doth fully, cleerly and absolutely, graunt, Bargain, Sell, alien, En-
foefife, and Confirm unto y^ Said Jacob Fenix, y« half or moeyety of
a Certain farm or Bowery, called klinkenbergh lyeing upon Hud-
sons River over against Claverak, together w*"^. y^ moyety of y^
house and Barn, and all appertenances, thereunto belonging, w**^. y^
half ofif all his Right and Title, w^. he hes there, which was a third
part of }^ Patent graunted by y^ Late Govern'". Rich^. Nicolls, to
John Hendrik Bruyn, Jurian Teunise and John Cloet, (Except y^
Land of Marte Gerritse Conveyed to him by John Cloet, Jurian
Teunise, and Myndert Frederikse y^ 28'^. of March 1681, which
Said Third Part was Conveyed to y^ Said Cornelis Machielse, by
Myndert Frederikse & Pietertie his wife on y^ 30*^. day of octob.
1685,^ all which w*''. y« half of y^ Right and Title of y^ Said Cor-
nelis Michielse is Transported to y^ Said Jacob Fenix, his heirs and
assigns, w***. all y^ Profites, Commodities and appertenances what-
soever to y^ S^. half Bowery, and half of y^ Tract of Land is Be-
longing, To have and to hold, y^ half or moyety of y^ Said farme or
Bowery, and y^ Land thereunto Belonging, with there and Every of
there appertenances unto y^ Said Jacob Fenix, his heirs, Exec*"^.
Ad""^. and Assigns in his quiet and Peaceable Possession and
Seizin against all Persones to warrant, and for ever by these
presents defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ S^. John Becker Pro-
curator for y^ S'^. Cornelis Michielse under his hand and Scale, hath
hereunto sett his hand and Scale in Albany this Second day of
novemb in y^ first year of y^ Reign ofif our Souveraign Lord James

1 Should be : the 31st day of October 1685. See preceding deed.



DEEDS I 678-1 704 293

ye Second, kind of England, Scotland, f ranee & Irland Defender of
ye faith annoq. Dom. 1685

Was Signed

J:Becker (S:)
Sealed & Deliverd
in ye Presence of
Harme Gansefoort
RobK Livingston CI.

Deed from Geertruy Vosburgh to Johannes Beekman for a lot

in Albany

[304] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall Come Geertruy Vosborgh of y^ County of Albany, sendeth
Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee y*. for and in
Consideration of y^ Somme of one hundred & Twelve Bevers, to
her ye Said Geertruy Vosburgh in hand paid, att and Before y^
Ensealeing and Delivery hereof, by Johannes Beekman of ye Toune
& County of Albany Blacksmith, ye Receit whereof shee doth
hereby acknowlege, & thereof and of every Part and Parcell thereof,
doth fully cleerly & absolutely, acquitt. Exonerate and Discharge
him ye S*^. Johannes Beekman, his Executors, Administrators and
assigns for ever, and therewith doth acknowledge herself, to be fully
Paid, Contented and Satisfyed, and hath therefore graunted. Bar-
gained, Sold, alliened, Enf oeffed and Confirmed, & by these pres-
ents, doth fully, cleerly, and absolutely, graunt. Bargain, Sell, alien,
Enfoeffe and Confirm unto ye S^. Johanness Beekman, a Certain
Lott of ground, where her old house Stood upon, w''. Said Lott
ye Said Beekman hath built a new house; Eyeing here in Albany,
haveing to ye South ye Lott w''. John Gilbert, late did Transport to
ye Said Beekman, formerly Belonging to Arent vanden Bergh & to
ye north ye Lotts of Luykas Gerritse, LI end: Lansingh, & Jan
Byvank, to ye west ye Lott: of omy La Grangie, & John Byvank, &
to ye East ye Street,^ being in Bredth towards the Street, (now
Surveyed) Seven & Twenty, foot, & behinde Two Rod wanting
three Inches; in len[g]th Six Rod as well on ye north Side as on y^
South Side, as appears by ye Patent or ground Brieffe, graunted by
ye Late Govern"". Rich^. Nicolls, to ye Said Geertruy Vosburgh
dated ye 6*'^ day of Septemb : 1667, all w^. w*^. all ye Right and Title
ofif ye s^. Geertruy Vosburgh is Transported to Johannes Beekman,
his heirs and assigns, w*''. all ye Profites, Commodities and apper-



1 North Pearl street.



294 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

tenances, whatsoever to y^ Said Lott of ground is Belonging, to-
gether \v*^. all and Singular, Deeds, Evidences and writeings, touch-
ing and Confirming y^ Premises, only or any Part thereof, to Have
And to Hold, y^ Said Peece of ground and Premises, w"^. there and
every of there appertenances unto y^ S^. Johannes Beekman, his
heirs Executors, Administrators and assigns, & in his quiet and.
Peaceable Possession & Seizin, against all Persones to warrant, &
for ever by these Presents defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ Said
Geertruy Vosburgh hath hereunto Sett her hand & Seale in Albany
y* 6*'*. day of novemb in y^ first year of y^ Reign of our Souveraign
Lord James y^ Second, king of England Scotland france & Irland,
Defender of y^ faith, annoq. Dom: 1685

Was Signed w"^. y^ mark of Geertruy Vos-
burgh w*K a X (L:S:J
Sealed & deliverd in y^ Presence
of

Isaak V[er] plank

Lawrence van Ale

RobK Livingston CI.

Deed from Pieter Davidsen Schuyler and his v^ife to Bastiaen
Harmensen for a lot in Albany on the north side of Jonker
street

[305] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come Pieter Davidtse Schuyler of y*^ Toune and County of
Albany merchant, and Alida his wife Sendeth greeting, in our Lord
God Everlasting, know yee y*. for and in Consideration of y^ Somme
of fifty good merchandable Bevers to them in hand paid at and be-
fore y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof by Bastian Harmense of y^
Toune and County of Albany Carpenter, y^ Receit whereof they
doe hereby acknowlege, and thereof, and of every part and Parcell
thereof, doe fully cleerly and absolutely, acquitt, Exonerate and
Discharge him y^ Said Bastiaen Harmense, his heirs. Executors,
and Administrators for ever, and therewith doth acknowlege them-
selfs, to be fully paid, Contented and Satisfyed and have therefore,
Graunted, Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoefifed, and Confirmed, and



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