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by these Presents, doe fully cleerly, and absolutely, graunt. Bar-
gain Sell, alien, EnfoefTe and Confirm, unto y^ S*^. Bastiaen Har-
mense all that Certain Lott of ground. Eyeing and Being within y^
Toune of Albany, boundeing to y^ East y^ House and Lott of Jan
Janse Ouderkerk, to y^ west y^ House and Lott of Jeronimus Wen-



uEtub ib7b-i704 295

del, to y^ north y^ Lott of Hendrik Rooseboom, and to y^ South y^
Younkher Streett, is in bredth towards y^ Street one Rod and nine
foot, in which is Reckond y^ half or moyety of y^ Common Lane
between y^ Lott whereon y^ Said Bastiaen Harmense hath built a
new House, and y^ House and Lott of Jeronimus Wendel, and
behinde one Rod ten foot and a Half, is in Len[g]th on y^ East and
west Sides, Six Rod wanting three inches, w**. said Lott, w*^. y^
House y*. Stood thereon, which was Burnt in y^ Last fire was Trans-
ported to y^ S'^. Pieter Davidtse Shuyler, by Ludovicus Cobes, on
ye 25*''. day of August 1680, as by said Transport doth appear, all
which with all y<= Right and Title, of y^ Said Pieter Davidtse
Schuyler and Alida his wife is Transported, to y^ Said Bastiaen
Harmense and his heirs and Assigns for ever, w*''. all y^ Profites,
Commodities and appertenances whatsoever to y^ S^. Lott of ground
and Premises, w*''. there and every of there appertenances unto y^
Said Bastiaen Harmense his heirs & assigns, and in there quiet and
Peaceable Possession and Seizin against all Persones to warrant,
and for ever by these Presents defend, in witnesse whereof y^ S*^.
Pieter Davidtse Shuyler and Alida his wife have hereunto Sett
there hands and Sealls in Albany y^ three and Twentieth day of
decemb in y^ first year of his Maj Reign annoq. Dom: 1685
Was Signed

Pieter Davidtse Schuyler (L:S:)
Alida Schuyler (L:S:)

Sealed and Deliverd
in ye Presence of
Hend: Ctiyler Justice of y^ Peace
Rob^. Livingston CI.

Mortgage of a house and lot without the north gate of Albany
from Adriaen Appel, schoolmaster, to Mrs Judith Stuyvesant,
widow of Petrus Stuyvesant

[306] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come Adriaen Appel of y^ Toune and County of Albany
Shoolmaster, sendeth Greeting, know yee y*^. y^ Said Adriaen Appel
for and in Consideration of y^ Somme of five hundred and fifteen
gilders Eighteen Stuyvers in Wampum, Currant money to him in
hand paid att and Before y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof, by
M". Judith Stuyvesant wid^. and Relict o£ y^ former Dutch
governour Petrus Stuyvesant, y^ Receipt whereof, he y^ Said
Adriaen Appel doth hereby acknowlege & Discharge y^ Said M""^.



296 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Judith Stuy vesant, her Executors Ad", and Assigns ; hath Graunted
Bargained, Sold, Mortgaged, assigned, & Sett over, and by these
presents doth fully cleerly and absolutely, graunt, Bargain, Sell,
Mortgage, assigne and Sett over, unto y^ Said M'■^ Judith Stuyve-
sant, all that certain house or Tenement w^'". y"^ Ground thereunto
Belonging, Scituate Lyeing and Being, without y^ north gate of
Albany, bounded to y« South by y« Tounes Stockadoes, or fence, to
y^ north Jan Janse Noorman, to y^ west y^ widow ofiE Jochim Wes-
sells, Becker,^ to y'' East y^ River, Conteineing in len[g]th & in
bredth as itt is Inclosed w'^. y^ fence, together w^'\ all and Singular
y^ Cellers, Sollers, Chambers, Houses, outhouses. Buildings, Yards,
Backsides, ways, Passages, waters, w^ater Courses, Lights, Ease-
ments, Profites, Commodities, and advantages, whatsoever, to y^
Said dwelling House and ground belonging, or in any ways apper-
taineing, and all y« Estate Right, title. Property, Clayme, and
Demaund, of him y^ Said Adriaen Appel, off in & to y'-" Same, To
Have And to Hold, y^ Said Dwelling, House or Tenement & ground
and all and Singular other y^ Premises with there and Every of
there appertenances unto y^ S'^. M''^ Stuyvesant Her Heirs and
Assigns, to y^ Sole and Proper use Benefitt and Behooffe of y^ Said
]\P*. Judith Stuyvesant her Heirs and Assigns for ever, Provided
always, and itt is hereby Declared, to be the true Intent, and mean-
ing of these p^'sents y^ in Case y^ Said Adriaen Appel, or his
Sonnes Johannes and William Appel, His or there Executors Ad-
ministrators or Assigns or Either of y"., shall and doe well and
truly Pay or cause to be paid unto y^ above named AI""^. Judith
Stuyvesant, her Heirs Executors, Ad", or Assigns, or one of y™. y^
Said Somme of five hundred & fifteen Gilders in wampum &
Eighteen Stuyvers, (or Silver money Equivelent y^ Ryall Reckond
to thirty Stuyvers in y^ Space of five years next Ensueing, y*. is to
Say att or upon y^ first day of August 1686 one hundred Gild'■^
wampum on y« first of August 1687 y^ Second hundr: Gild: and
year after year on y« first of August one hundred gild : & y^ Last
Payment on y^ first of August 1690 one hundred and fifteen gild".
Eighteen Stuyvers, & y*. att N: York or Albany, without fraud,
Covin or further delay then y^ time limited above; (Al which said
Somme of money doth arise from y^ Contents of and old Dutch
mortgage, dated y^ 3*^ of Alay 1671 w^. by Act of assembly- are
obliged to be Renewed after y^ English form of mortgages,) then
this Present Bargain and Sale, and Every Clause and article therein



1 Meaning : baker.

2 Act passed October 29. 1684. See preface.



DEEDS I 678-1 704 297

Conteined is to be utterly void, null & off none Effect, Else to be
and Remain, in full force and vertue, In witness whereof y^ Said
Adriaen Appel, Hath Hereunto Sett His Hand & Seale in Albany
this 8*^. day of January in y* first year of y*^ Reign of our Souveraign
Lord, James y« Second, by the Grace of God, of England, Scotland,
France & Irland king, defender of y*^ faith, annoq. Dom: i68|.

Was Signd

A:Appell (L:S:)
Sealed & Deliverd to Rich^.
Pretty atturney of M". Stuyvesant
for y« behoof of y^ s^. M'^^. Stuyvesant
in y^ Presence of Hend: Coyler Justice
of y*^ Peace

Jan Byvank. Johannes Appel
RohK Livingston CI.

Deed from Dorothea, widow of Capt. Volkert Jansen Douw, and
his son Jonas Volkertsen Douw to Jacob Jansen Gardenier for
one-half of Schotak island and the mainland appertaining
thereto

[307] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall Come Doritee y^ wid*. and Relict of Cap*. Volkert Janse Dow
deceased, and Jonas Volkertse eldest Sonne of y^ Said Cap'. Volkert
Jansz Dow, both of y*^ County of x\lbany, sendeth Greeting, in our
Lord God Everlasting, know yee, that for and in Consideration
of a negroe Boy called Christiaen, and y^ Somme of fifty Bevers
to them in Hand paid, before y^ Ensealeing and Delivery Hereof,
by Jacob Janse Gardenier, the Receit whereof, they doe hereby
acknowlege, and thereof and of every Part and Parcell thereof, doe
fully cleearly, and absolutely acquitt, Exonerate, and Discharge,
Him y<^ Said Jaccob Janse Gardenier His Executors, administra-
tors and Assigns, for ever, and therewith doe acknowlege them-
selfs, to be fully Paid Contented and Satisfyed, and Have therefore
graunted Bargained, Sold, Aliened, Enfoeffed and Confirmed, and
by these Presents doe fully, cleerly, and absolutely, graunt Bargain
Sell, alien, Enfoeffe and Confirm unto y^ Said Jacob Janse Gar-
denier, a Certain farm or Bowery, Eyeing on y^ East Side of
Hudsons River, being the Half or moyety of y^ Island called Scho-
tak, which Said Moyety Lyes towards the River Side, and y^ Half



298 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

of y*^ Land Lyeing on y<= Main over against Said Island, according
to y^ Division made between Volkert Janse & Jan Thomese, Except
y^ Small Peece of Land on y« Main that Jan Lawrence bought of
Volkert Janse deceased; Together with all that y^ Said Volkert
Janse Dow deceasd ever did owne there and in Propryety did
Possesse, according to y^ Patent, graunted by y^ Late Govern''.
Gen^ Richard Nicolls, to Volkert Janse & Jan Thomase, for y^
whole, dated y^ fourth day of May 1667, ^^^ which with all y^
Right and Title of y« Said Doritee & Jonas Volkertse is Trans-
ported to Jacob Jansz Gardenier, His Heirs and Assigns, w"^. all
y^ Profites Commodities and appertenances whatsoever to y'= Said
Bowery half Island and on y^ Tract of Land on y^ Main lyeing
over against itt. Together with all and Singular, deeds Evidences
and Writeings, touching and Confirming the Premises, only or any
Part thereof, to Have and to Hold [308] y^ Said Farme or Bowery
Plalf of ye Island Scotak, w*^. all y^ title and Right y*. y« Said
Volkert Janse Had on y« main & to y^ Premises, (Except that of
Jan Lawrence) and all y^ Land thereunto Belonging, w^'^ there
and every of there appertenances unto y^ Said Jacob Janse Gar-
denier, His Heirs, Executors Ad''®, and Assigns, & in his quiet and
Peaceable Possession and Seizin against all Persones to warrant,
and for every by these Presents Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^
Said Doritee and Jonas A^olkertse Have Hereunto Sett there Hands
& Seals in Albany this Six and Twentieth day of January in y^
first year of y^ Reign of our Souveraign Lord James y*^ Second by
y^ Grace of God, king of England, Scotland, france and Irland,
Defender of y^ faith annoq. Dom : i68§.

Was Signed

DoRATHE VoLKERS (L:S:)

Jonas Volkertse Dow: (L:S:)

Sealed & Deliverd

in y^ Presence of

Levinus van Schayk Justice of Peace

Dirk Teunise

Rob*. Livingston CI.

Deed from Jan Caspersen Halenbeck and his wife to Jan Hen-
dricksen Vrooman for land on the Normans kill

To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall Come
Jan Casperse ^ and Rachell his wife of y^ County of Albany,



1 Jan Caspersen Halenbeck. His wife was Rachel "Willemse.



DEEDS I 678-1 704 299

Sendeth Greeting in our Lord God everlasting, know yee y'. for and
in. Consideration of y^ Somme of Eight & forty Pounds Currant
money of this Province, to him y^ Said Jan Casperse in Hand paid;
att and before ^ y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof, by Jan Hendriks
Vrooman, y^ Receit whereof they doe Hereby acknowlege, and
thereof, and of every Part and Parcell thereof, doth fully cleerly
and absolutely, acquitt Exonerate and Discharge him y'= Said Jan
Hendriks Vrooman, His Executors, Ad''^. and Assigns for ever, and
therewith doth acknowlege themselfs, to be fully paid Contended
and Satisfyed, and Have therefore, Graunted, Bargained, Sold,
Aliened, [309] Enfoeffed and Confirmed and by these Presents doth
fully cleerly and absolutely, Graunt Bargain, Sell, alien EnfoefFe
and Confirm unto y^ Said Jan Hendrikse Vrooman a Certain Parcell
of Land lyeing upon y^ Normans Kill where Omy La Grangie now
Dwells, y*^ Clear Land Consisting in three Small flatts or Plains,
the one being where y^ Said Omyes House Stands upon, called y^
Land by y^ Cley Cuyl,' y^ oy''. Lyeing over y^ Creek opposite to
Symon Volkertse Door, and y*^ third below y^ first Plain called y^
Mayes Land, together w'^. all y^ Right, Title and Property y'. y^
Said Jan Casperse Hath there, being the half of all y^ Land, lyeing
upon y^ Normans kill. Comprehended in y^ Patent of Jan Hendrikse
Van Baal, Except four morgen bow Land ^ y^ y^ Said van Bael did
Reserve for himself, which Said Half of said Land was Trans-
ported to y^ Said Jan Casperse, by Johannes Provoost Trustee of y^
Estate of Hend : Willemse deceased, dated y^ 16**^. day of March
i68| all which with all y^ Right and Title of y^ Said John Casperse
and Rachell his wife is Transported to John Hendrikse Vrooman
His Heirs and Assigns, with all y^ Profites, Commodities, and
appertenances whatsoever to y^ Said Tract of Land is Belonging,
together w*'^. all and Singular, deeds, Evidences & Writeings, touch-
ing and Confirming y^ Premises, only or any Part thereof, to Have
& to Hold y^ S^. farme or Bowery, and y^ Land thereunto belong-
ing, with there and every of there appertenances unto y^ S'^. John
Hendrikse Vrooman, His Heirs Executors Administrateurs and
assigns, & in His quiet and Peaceable Possession & Seizin against
all Persones to warrant and for ever by these Presents to warrant,
& for ever by these Presents Defend, in witnesse whereof y^ S'^.
John Casperse, & Rachel His wife, have hereunto Sett y*". Hands '
and Sealls in Alb: this 31^^. day of January in y^ first year of y*



^ The record has : " and att Before. '

2 Literally : " Clay Pit."

3 Dutch : bouzv land, meaning " arable land.



300 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Reign of our Souveraign Lord James y*^ Second by y^ Grace of
God king of Engl: Scotland, f ranee & Irland Defender of y'= faith
annoq. Dom: i68g.

his
was Signd \\K Johx X Casperse

mark
Sealed and Deliverd
in y'^ Presence of
RobK Sanders Justice of y^ Peace
Rob*. Livingston CI.

Jacobus Meesen Vrooman and his wife to Josias Teunissen
Swart for part of farm no. lo at Schenectady

[310] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come Jacobus Meese Vrooman, & Elisabeth ^ his wife of y^
toune and County of Albany, sendeth greeting in our Lord God
Everlasting, know yee that for and in Consideration, of diverse
Services done by Josias Teunise Swart, Sonne of Teunis Cornelise
and Elisabeth afores'^. for his father and Mother, Particularly a
years Service to his Said Mother, after y^ death of his father,
whilst, shee was wid*. before her Remariage to y^ S*^. Jacobus
Meese Vrooman, and diverse other Considerations which y« Partyes
afores"^. doe hereby acknowlege, and doe therefore fully and cleerly
and absolutely, acquit. Exonerate, and Discharge him y^ Said Josias
Teunise Swart, his Executors, Adm". and assigns, for ever, and
with y^ S'^. Services & oy''. Considerations, doe acknowlege them-
selfs, to be fully paid Contented and Satisfyed, and have therefore
Graunted, Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoeffed and Confirmed and
by these Presents doe fully, cleerly, and absolutely, graunt, Bargain,
Sell, alien, Enfoefife, and Confirm unto y« S^. Josias Teunise Swart,
a Certain Peece of I-and Eyeing at Shinnechtady, containing about
Eight acres, or four morgan, bounded to y^ South by y^ hills, & to
y^ west by Symen Volkertse, to y'^ north Claes Lawrence Purmerent
and to y^ east a low Place of ground, w''. formerly hes been a
Swamp adjoyning to y« Pasture of y^ Said Claes Lawrence
Purmerent: being Part and Parcell of }'^ farme or Bowery, marki:
with N°. 10 2 w''. by y^ Late Governs Rich'^. Nicolls was graunted
and Confirmed to y^ S'^. Teunis Cornelise, as by y^ Patent beareing
date y^ 15*^. day of January A°. Dom: 1667 at Large doth appeare,
all w^. with all y^ Right & Title of y^ S*^. Jacobus Meese Vrooman

1 Elizabeth van der Linde; see Munsell's Collections, 4:170-



DEEDS I 678- I 704 301

And Elisabeth his wife, Late wid"^. of y"^ S^. Josias Teunise Swart,
his Heirs and Assigns, w"\ all y^ Profits Commoditeys and apperte-
nances, whatsoever to y^ S^. Peece of Land is belonging to Have
and to Hold y^ S'^. Peece of Land, w*^. there and every of y"".
appertenances unto y'^ S'^. Josias Teunise Swart, his Heirs Exec:
Ad", and assigns, and in his quiet Peaceable Possession and Seizin,
against all Persones to warrant and for ever by these p^'sents defend,
in witness whereof y^ S*^. Jacobus Meese Vrooman and Elisabeth his
wife have hereunto Sett there hands and Sealls in Albany this three
and Twentieth day off february in y^ first year of y^ Reign of our
Souveraign Lord James y« Second by y« Grace of God, king of
England, Scotland, france and Irland defender of y« faith annoq.
dom: i68f.

Was Signd.

Jacobus Meese Vrooman (L:S:)
Lysbeth Vrooman (L:S:)

Sealed & Deliverd
in y^ Presence of
RobK Sanders Justice of y^ Peace
RobK Livingston CI.

Deed from Harmen Gansevoort and his wife to William Lover-
idge for a farm at Catskill formerly belonging to Jan Andries-
sen the Irishman

[311] To all Christian People to whom this present writeing shall
Come ; Harme Gansef ort of y^ Toune of Albany Brewer, and Mary
his wife, sendeth greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee
that for and in Consideration of the Somme of Two hundred good
and merchandable Bevers to him y*^ Said Harme Gansefort Paid in
manner following, before y*= Ensealing and Delivery hereof by W^".
Loveridge of Cattskill in y^ County of Albany Yeoman, the Receit
whereof, they doe hereby acknowledge, and thereof, and of every
Part and Parcell thereof, doe fully cleerly and absolutely, acquitt,
Exonerate, and Discharge, him y^ Said W'". Loveridge his Ex'■^
Administrators and assigns for ever, and therewith doe acknowl-
edge themselfs, to be fully paid. Contended and Satisfyed, and have
therefore graunted. Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoeffed, Trans-
ported and Confirmed ; and by these p''sents doe graunt Bargain,
Sell, alien, Enfoeffe, Transport and Confirm, unto y^ Said W™.
Loveridge, all y*. farm or Bowery w^ y^ messuage, or Dwelling



2 See History of the Schenectady Patent, p. 67-68, where the date of the
patent is by mistake given as January 16, 1667.



302 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

house and Barn, Lyeing and being on y"^ west Side of Hudsons
River att Catskill near y^ mouth of said kill or Creek ; where y^
Said Loveridge now Dwells ; which Said Land was Purchased
joyntly by y*^ Said Harme Gansefort, and Eldert Gerbertse Cruyff,
off Jan Andriese y^ Yrishman ; who married the wid^^'. and Relict of
P"". Teunise van Bronswyck, as appears by the Patent, graunted by
the Late Govern"". Rich^. Nicolls, unto y^ Said Harme Gansefort and
Eldert Gerbertse Cruyff dated y^ 16*'^. day of may 1667 whereto
Reference is to be had, and Whereas y^ Said Eldert Gerbertse
Cruyff in his Life time, was indebted a Considerable Somme off
money unto y^ Said Harme Gansefort, as may appear by y^ Records
of this Toune, for the Satisfying whereof y^ Said Eldert Gerbertse
Cruyff, did Sell, Alien, and Release unto y^ Said Harme Gansefort,
his Half or moyety, share & Portion of y^ Land and itts apperte-
nances, mentioned in y^ Patent afores*^., whereby y^ said Harme
Gansefort, became Possessed of y^ whole Tract or Parcell of Land
farm or Bowery att Catskill afores'^. which said farm or [312]
Bowery, y^ Said Harme Gansefort, did Sell unto John Conell de-
ceased, upon Condition y*. y^ Said Conell was to pay him y^ Said
Harme Gansefort, y*^ Somme of Two hundred Alerchandable
Bevers, as may appear by the Bargain or Sale upon Record y^ 20^^.
day of April 1678, and the Said John Conell nott being able to Per-
form y^ Said Bargain, did agree and Covenant w^ M"". W™.
Loveridge deceased of Catskill in y^ County of Albany feltmaker,
y*. y^ Said Loveridge, Should have all his Right and Title, to y^
Said farm upon Condition he paid y^ Said Gansefort y« Somme of
money ; which he was owing for y^ Land afores*^. and Somme other
Consideration ; as appears by there aggreement and Covenant upon
Record dated y^ 27*^ day of July 1680, w'^. Said Somme of money
was in pairt Satisfyed by W™. Loveridge feltmaker in his lifetime
and the Remainder, now by his Sonne and heir, "V\'"\ Loveridge off
Catskill in y« County of Albany, Yeoman, in Consideration whereof,
y^ Said Harme Gansefort and Mary His wife doe for them and
there Heirs, Confirm and Transport, unto y« afores^. W"". Love-
ridge, his heirs and Assigns, all there Right Title and Intrest, which
they have and ever had to y^ fores'^, farm or Bowery ; together w*.
all y^ Right, title & Property, that y^ S<^. Eldert Gerbertse Cruyff
ever had to y^ a fores'^, farm or Bowery formerly, belonging to Jan
Andriese y« Yrishman; w-^ all y^ Profitts Commodities, and ap-
pertenances whatsoever to y^ S'^. farme or Bowery belonging, to-
gether w*. all and Singular, deeds, Evidences, & writeings, touching



DEEDS I 678- I 704 303

and Confirming the Promises, only or any part thereof, to Have and
to Hold y*^ S^. farme or Bowery w'. there and Every of there ap-
pertenances, unto y^ Said W". Loveridge his heirs Executors, ad-
ministrators and Assigns. & in his quiet Possession and Seizin
against all Persones to warrant, and for ever by these p^'sents De-
fend ; in wittnesse whereof y^ Said Harme Gansefort and Mary his
wife have hereunto Sett there hands and Sealls in Albany this
Seventienth day of April in y*^ Second year of y*^ Reign of our
Souveraign Lord, James y*^ Second by y« Grace of God king of
Engl : Scotland, france & Yrland, Defender of y" faith &<^. A° 1686

Was Signed Harme Gansefort (S:)

Maria Gansefort (S:)
Sealed & deliverd in
ye Presence off

Hendrick Cuylcr Justice of y^ Peace
Jan van Loon
RobK Livingston CI.

Record: in Alb. y^ 19*''.
of Ap'. 1686

Deed from the Indians to Jacob Lokermans for a piece of land
on the Caters creek (Kaaterskill creek)

[313] Know all men by these Presents that wee underwritten
Indian owners and Native Proprietors of a Peece of Land upon
Caters Creek viz*. Mawinta called by the Christians Shermerhoorn,
osawenik alias Scheele Jacob, onnekeek alias Jan d'Bakker, &
kachtowaa, alias cald amongst the Christians Cobus, for and in
Consideration of these goods in hand Paid to witt one Blankett,
Two faddom Stroudwaters, four faddom Duffels, one gunn, one
Pistol, four faddom Blak wampum, ten faddom white d°. Six p*".
Stockings, four Shirts, Two ketells, ten kans Rom, one half fatt
Beer, Eight Pound Pouder, ten Barrs of lead, four axes, Two Smal
Coats, ten Combs, ten knifes. Twenty fish hooks & a Roll of To-
bacco, the Receit whereof wee doe owne and acknowledge, and of
y^ Payment doe fully discharge, have Bargained, Sold aliened, and
Transported, and by these Presents, doe Bargain, Sell, alien, and
Transport, unto Jacob Lokermans of y^ Toune of Albany merchant,
a Certain Peece or Tract of Land, lyeing on y^ west Side of Hud-
sons River in y^ County of Albany, on a Certain Creek or kill called
Caters kreek, w^. y^ Said Jacob Lokermans had a graunt for to
Purchase of y^ Right Llon^'^. Col : Tho : Dongan Gov''. Genl and



304 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Vice Ad', under His Maj : of N : York & its dependencies in
America, as by y'= Lycense dated y- c^^^. day of Ap'. last att large
doth appear, w'^. Said Land is bounded to y^ north by the Land of
\V"\ Loveridge to y^ South a kill or Creek called Canasenix, to y^
East on y*^ River in y^ great Liibogt where y« Said W™. Loveridge
leaves oft', called by y'^ Indians, Pesquanachqua, & to y*^ Westward
a Place by y^ Indians Called Quachanock, y^ Said [3 14 J Land lyes
along y'^ Said Caters kill, Consisting in four or five flatts or Plains,
w^ a hazell nutt Plain, and a mash, & is to beginn at y*^ bounds of
W"^. Loveridge afores'^, & Soe to goe up the Creek & is to Contain
three hundred acres or one Hundred & fifty Morgen alltogether.
Together w*. all our Right, Title & Intrest, in all y^ woods, Lands,
Pastures, meadows, marches, Creeks, kills, Rivelets, Trees, Timber,
w*. all oy"". Commodities, Emulements, & Conveniencies, thereunto
appertaining and Belonging to Have and to Hold y'= Said Three
hundred acres of Land Described as above, unto y^ S*^. Jacob
Lokermans his heirs & assigns for ever, & in y'= Quiett Possession
and Seizin of him y^ S''. Jacob Lokermans his heirs & assigns for
Ever To warrant & maintain, both from Christians & Indians, wee
doe bynde ourselfs & our heirs for Ever firmly by these Presents,
in wittnesse whereof y^ S'^. Indians Putt y''. hands & Seals in Alb :
ye 26 of may in y^ 2^. year of His Maj : Reign An'' 0° 1686

Was Signed w^ y^ marks of y*^ S''.
four Indians & Seald
Signed. Sealed
& Deliverd in
ye Presence of

Jan Janse Bleker 'I Justices of y^
RohK Sanders J Peace

Recorded y^ 29 Alay 1686

Deed from Robert Sanders and his wife to Jan Nack for a house
and lot on Rumm street (Maiden Lane)

[315] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
Shall come, Rob*. Sanderse of y^ Toune & County of Alb. merch*.
& Elsie his wife Sendeth greeting, in our Lord God Everlasting
know yee y*. for and in Consideration, of y^ Somme of Two & fifty
good and merchandable Bevers, to him y^ S^. Rob^ Sanders in hand
paid att and Before y^ Ensealing and Delivery hereof, by Jan Nack
of y^ Toune & County of Albany Trader, the Receit whereof they
doe hereby acknowledge, and y^of and of Every Part & Parcell



DEEDS 1 6/8- 1 704 305

thereof doe fully cleerly & absolutely, acquitt Exonerate and Dis-
charge him y^ S*^. Jan Nack, his Executors Ad''^. & Assigns for
ever, & therew*. doe acknowledge themselfs to be fully Paid Con-
tented & Satisfyed, and have therefore Graunted, Bargained, Sold,
Alliened, Enfoeffed & Confirmed, & by these presents, doe fully



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