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cleerly and absolutely, graunt, Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoefife, and
Confirm unto y^ S'^. Jan Nack, all y"^. certain messuage. Tenement or
dwelling house w'. y^ Ground thereunto belonging, Scituate lyeing
& being w^ in y^ Toune of Albany afores'^. Towards y^ Hill, in y^
Street Commonly knowne by y^ name of y*^ Rumm Street,^ haveing
to y^ East, Ger*. Lansing, to y^ west & north John Lansing, & to y^
South y^ Street, Containing in bredth Towards the Street Sixteen
foot & four Inches, & behinde thirteen foot and Seven Inches, &
in len[g]th on y^ East & west Side three Rod & Eleven foot. To-
gether w'. all & Singular, y« Sellers, Sollers, Chambers, houses, out-
houses, buildeings. Yards, backsides, ways. Passages, w^aters, water-
courses, Lights, Easements, Profites, Commodities & advantages
whatsoever to y*^ S*^. house &: ground belonging, or in any way ap-
pertaineing, and all y^ Estate, Right, Title Property, Claim & De-
mand of him y'^ S^. Rob*. Sanders and Elsie His wife, off in & to y^
Same, To Have & to Hold, y^ S^. Messuage, Tenement, or Dwelling
house and ground, and all and Singular other the Premises, w^
there and Every of there appertenances, unto y^ S*^. John Nack, his
heirs. Executors, Ad^^ & assigns, to y^ Sole & only Proper, Benefite,
& behoeffe of y*^ S'^. John Nack his heirs & assigns for Ever, & in
his quiet & Peaceable Possession & Seizin against all Persones to
warrant, & for Every by these p''sents defend, in wittnesse whereof,
y^ S^. Rob^ Sanders & Elsie his wife have hereunto Sett y"". hands
& Seals, in Albany this four & Twentieth day of April in y'= Second
[316] Year of y^ Reign of our Souveraign Lord, James y^ Second
by y^ Grace of God, off Engl : Scotland, france & Irland king de-
fender of y^ faith Anoq. dom. 1686 NB y^ Transp^ w^. y^ S'*.
Rob^ Sanders had of Hend: Coster to whom y<^ whole Lott n°. 12
did appertain whereof this a part is dated y^ ii**^ day of octob.
1669 ^ & mentions but y^ bredth Towards y^ Street, fourteen feet
& one Inch, & behinde Twelf foot & three Inches, but y^ Said Rob^
Sanders did afterwards Purchase of Hend Coster y^ Lane y^ was



1 The same as Rom street, now Maiden Lane. See Munsell's Collections,
4 :2i6.

2 See Early Records of Albany, i :46i. See also fragment of deed from
the commissaries of Albany to Goosen Gerritsen for the behoof of Hendrick
Coster, on page 434 of same volume.

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306 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

between y^ 2 houses & So y^ bredth became to be Sixteen foot &
four Inches before; & behinde thirteen foot five inches

Was Signed Rob^. Sanders (S)
& w*. y*" mark of Elsie his wife (S)
being a -f-
Sealed & DeHverd
in y^ Presence of
Claes Will ems e
Rob'. Livingston CI.

On.y^ back Side waS writt as follows
Acknowledged before me by Rob*.
Sanders & Elsie His wife in
Alb: y^ 27 day of April 1686
Jan Jansz Bleeker Justice of y^

Peece
Recorded y^ 3^^. of June
1686

Deed from Johan Frese (de Vries) to Mrs Margaret Schuyler
for a house and let in Albany

To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
Come Johan Frese of y^ Toune of Albany merchant sendeth Greet-
ing in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee that y'' Said Johan
freese for and in Consideration of y^ Somme of Two hundred and
five good and merchandable Bever Skins to him in hand paid at and
before y*^ Sealeing and delivery hereof by M". Margarett Wid^.
and Relict of Cap*. Phil : Schuyler deceased, y^ Receit whereof y^
Said Johan frese doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof and of every
Part and Parcell thereof, doth hereby fully, acquitt Exonerate and
Discharge y^ Said M'■^ Margrett Schuyler her Executors Adminis-
trators and Assigns [317] for ever, and therewith doth acknowlege
himself to be fully paid contented, and Satisfyed, and hath there-
fore Graunted Bargained, Sold, Aliened, Released, Enfoeffed and
Confirmed, and by these Presents doe fully, cleerly, and absolutely,
Graunt Bargain, Sell, alien. Release, Enfoeffe and Confirm unto y^
S'^. M''^. Margaret Schuyler, all y*. Certain messuage. Tenement or
Dwelling house with y^ Ground thereunto Belonging Scituate Eye-
ing and Being within y^ Toune of Albany afores^. towards y« hills,
bounding to y^ east a Peece of ground belonging to John Cloett, to
y^ west the High Street to y^ South y^ house of Johannes Wendel
which he bought of John Cloet afores*^. and to the north y<= house



DEEDS I 678- I 704 307

and Lott of Marte Cregier, w^. said house and Lott contains in
bredth towards y^ Street, Sixteen foot and one Inch wood measure,
keeping y^ Same bredth behinde, & is in len[g]th on y^ South &
north side one hundred Eight and Twenty foot wood measure, as
also a free drop on both Sides of y^ house. Except att y*^ Street on
y^ Side off Marte Cregiers house, and that y*^ S''. M'^ Margrett
Schuyler her heirs and assigns may freely without any Interrup-
tion, Repair and mend her Rioole ^ or gutter, that comes from her
Seller, and Runns throw y^ Gardin off Johannes Wendel, formerly
belonging to Cap*. John Cloet, who Sold y^ S^. house on this Con-
dition together w''^. all and Singular, y*^ Sellers, Sollers, Chambers,
Houses, outhouses, buildings, Yards, Backsides, ways, passages,
waters, water Courses, Lights, easements, Proiites, Commodities and
advantages, whatsoever to y^ Said house and ground belonging or
in any ways appertaining together, w**^. all and Singular, deeds,
Evidences, & writeings, touching & Confirming y^ Premises, only
or any Part thereof, to Have and to Hold, y*^ Said, messuage. Tene-
ment or Dwelling house, and ground, and all and Singular other y^
Premises, w"'. there and every of there appertenances unto y^ S*^.
M". Margaret Schuyler, her heirs. Executors, Admin''^ and assigns,
to y^ Sole and only Proper benefit and Behoofife of y^ Said M""*.
Margrett Schuyler her heirs and Assigns for ever, and in her quiet
and Peaceable Possession, and Seizin against all Persones to war-
rant & for ever by these Presents Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^
Said John frese, hath hereunto Sett his hand and Scale, in Albany,
this Eleventh day of June in y^ Second year of our Souveraign
Lord James y^ Second by y*^ Grace of God, of England, Scotland
france & Irland king Defender of y*^ faith, annoq. Dom : 1686
The former transports of Cap^ John Cloet, bear date y^ 27 of
march 1680 & afterwards an addition of 30 foot dated y^ 14
Novemb : 1681, & y^ transport of John Cloett y*^ heir of Cap*. Cloet
dated y^ 21 of feb. i68|, all upon Record for y*^ behooffe of y*^ S*^.
Johan freese.

Was Signd. Johan frese (1:s)
Sealed & deliverd in
y^ p^'sence of
Johannes Cloet
R. Livingston CI.

Acknowleged before me, by Johan freese merch*. in
Alb: ye ii*'\ day of June 1686
Jan Jansz Bleecker Justice of y^ Peace



1 Riool is the Dutch word for " sewer."



308 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Deed from Johannes Clute to Mrs Margaret Schuyler for a piece
of ground behind the house which Johan Frese (de Vries)
sold to her

[318] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
come, John Clout heir att Law of Cap*. John Cloet deceased of
Canastagioene, in y^ County of Albany, Yeoman, and Bata His
wife sendeth Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee y*.
for and in Consideration of y^ quantity of Two and Twenty Bever
Skins to him y^ said John Cloet in hand Paid, at and before y'^ En-
sealeing and delivery hereof, by M". Margrett Schuyler, Wid^^. and
Relict off Cap*. Phill : Schuyler deceased, y^ Receit whereof y^ Said
John Cloet doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof and of every Part
and Parcell thereof, doth hereby fully, acquitt, Exonerate, and Dis-
charge y^ S'^. M^^. Margrett Schuyler her Executors, Adminis-
trators and assigns, hath graunted. Bargained, Sold, aliened, En-
foeffed, & Confirmed, and by these Presents doth fully, cleerly and
absolutely graunt. Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoeft'e & Confirme unto
y^ S^. M'"^. Margrett Schuyler, a Certain Peece of ground. Eyeing
behinde y^ house and Lott which John de Vries Sold to y^ Said
Mrs Margarett Schuyler, Eyeing between y^ houses of Johannes
Wendel & Marte Cregier, being in Bredth Sixteen foot & one inch
wood measure, & in len[g]th, from y^ said of M'■^ Schuyler, to y^
bak Lane, y*. is to y^ Eastward thereof ; Together with all y^ Profites
Commodities and advantages whatsoever to y*^ S"^. Peece off Ground
is Belonging, or in any ways appertaining, and all the Right, Title,
Property, claime and Demaund of him y^ Said John Cloet, off in
and to y^ Same, to Have and to Hold y^ Said Peece of ground, w**^.
there and Every of y''. appertenances unto y*^ Said M^^. Margrett
Schuyler her heirs and Assigns for Ever & in her quiet and Peace-
able Possession and Seizin, against all Persones to warrant, & for
ever by these Presents defend, in Wittnesse whereof y^ S^. John
Cloet, and Bata His wife have hereunto Sett y''. Hands & Sealls, in
Albany, this Eleventh day of June in y^ Second year of His Maj :
Reign Anno: 1686

Was Signed

c 1 J o -n. T J • . JOHANNS ClUT (1: S)

Sealed & Dehverd m y^

Presence of
Johan frese
Ro¥. Livingston CI.

Acknowledged before me by John
Clut in Albany y^ 12 of June 1686

Jan Jansz Bleeker Justice of y= Peace



DEEDS I 678-1 704 309

Deed from Johannes Provoost, attorney of Jeronimus Ebbingh,
to Geertruy Bouts, widow of William Bout, for a house and
lot on Jonker street at Albany

[319] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come Johannes Provoost of y^ Citty of Albany vendue master
Lawful! atturney and Procurator to Jeronimus Ebbingh of y'^ Citty
of Amsterdam merchant, as p''. y*^ Letter of atturney dated in
Amsterdam y^ 28*''. day of January 1686: st : nov: more att Large
doth appear, sends greeting in our Lord God, Everlasting, know yee
y^ for a valuable Consideration paid by W™. Bout deceased to M"".
Jeronimus Ebbink when an Inhabitant of N : York & while he
lived in this Country, y^ Receit whereof is hereby acknowleged,
and thereof and of every part and Parcell thereof doth fully
cleerly acquitt, Exonerate and Discharge, Geertruy Bouts the Wid"^.
and Relict of y^ S'^. W'". Bout, deceased, her Executors, Adminis-
trators and assigns, doth declare that there is Bargained, Sold,
aliened, Enfoeffed and Confirmed by Jeronimus Ebbink to y^ S^.
W". Bout, and he y« S*^. Johannes Provoost, hath Speciall
Power to Transport y^ Same, To witt a Certain House
& Lott off Ground, Scituate, Eyeing and Being in y'^ Citty of
Albany in y«^ Yonkheer Street, haveing to y^ East A'P. John Becker's
house, and to y« west y^ House and Lott of Arnout Cornelise to y^
South ye Creek or kill to y« North y<= Street, Containeing in
Len[g]th, Six Rod Eight foot and a half, & in Bredth, behinde
towards y^ Creek or kill. Eighteen foot and two Liches, & in Bredth
towards y^ High Street, nineteen foot all Rynlants measure Soo as it
Lyes within y^ fence, with all y^ Profites, Commodities, and ad-
vantages whatsoever to y^ S^^. House and Lott of ground is belong-
ing or any ways appertaineing, all y^ Right Title, Property claime, &
demaund of him y« S'^. Jeronimus Ebbink, ofif in and to y^ Same, To
Have and to Hold y« Said Peece of ground and house with there
and every of there appertenances, to y^ Sole and only Proper Bene-
fitt and Behoofife of y« S^. Geertruy Bouts, wid^. and Relict, of y^
Said W"^. Bout, her heirs and Assigns for ever, & in her quiet and
Peaceable Possession and Seizin against all Persones to warrant,
and for ever by these Presents Defend; in wittnesse whereof y« S'^.
Johannes Provoost hath hereunto Sett his hand and Scale in Albany



310 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

y^ 30*^. day of July in y^ Second year of his Maj^ Reign, annoq.
Dom: 1686

Sic Subscrib"".

Johannes Provoost (1:S)
Sealed and Deliverd
in y^ Presence of
Jan Janss Bleeker
Johannes Wendell
Rob*. Livingston CI.

Deed from Johannes Clute and his wife to Johannes Wendel for

a house and lot in Albany

[320] To all Christian People to whom this Present Writeing
shall Come Johannes Clut & Bata 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 Two hundred and fifty
good Merchandable Bevers, to him y^ Said John Cloet in hand paid
att and before y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof by M*". Johannes
Wendel of y^ Toune and County of Albany merchant, y^ Receit
whereof they doe hereby acknowlege, and thereof and of every
Part and Parcell thereof, doth full cleerly and absolutely, acquitt,
exonerate and Discharge him y^ S*^. Johannes Wendel, his Execu-
tors, administrators & assigns, for Ever, and therewith doe acknowl-
ege themselfs to be fully paid Contented and Satisfyed, & have
therefore graunted, Bargained, Sold, alliened, Enfoeffed, and Con-
firmed, and by these Presents, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely,
graunt. Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoefife & Confirm unto y^ Said
Johannes Wendel, all y*^. Certain Messuage, Tenement, or dwelling
house with y^ Ground therunto Belonging, Scituate Lyeing and Be-
ing within y^ Toune of Albany afores'^. towards y« Hills, bounding to
y^ East ye waggon way, to y^ West y^ High Street, to y^ South y^
House and Lott of Jacob ten Eyk, & y^ Lott of Evert Wendel Jun"".,
to y^ north, y^ House and Lott of M". Margarett Schuyler, and
also a Peece of ground w^. y^ Said Cloet doth Reserve for himself,
goeing doune as far, as where his Stable Stands on, keeping y« Same
bredth of M•■^ Schuylers house; & is in len[g]th and Breadth So as
it Lyes in itts fence, y« Lane between S'^. house and Jacob ten Eyck
being common as farr as y^ door or Entry into S^. Jacob ten Eyks
yard, together w*''. all and Singular, y« Sellers, Sollers, Chambers,
Houses, outhouses, buildeings, Yards, Backsides, ways. Passages,
waters, water Courses, Lights, easements, Profites, Commodities



DEEDS 1 678- 1 704 311

and advantages whatsoever, to y^ Said House, and Ground belong-
ing or in any wise appertaineing, and all y^ Estate, Right, Title,
Property, claim and demand of him y^ S"^. Johannes Glut off in & to
y^ Same, To Have and to Hold y^ S^. Messuage, Tenement, and
dwelling house ground, and all and Singular other y^ Premises, w'''.
there and Every of there appertenances unto y^ S*^. Johannes
Wendel, his heirs. Ex''^. ad''^ and assigns, to y^ Sole and only
Proper Benefitt, and Behooffe of y^ S*^. Johannes Wendel his heirs
and assigns for ever, & in his quiet and Peaceable Possession and
Seizin against all Persons to Warrant and for every by these
Presents defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ S'^. Johannes Cloet and
Bata his wife, have hereunto Sett y*^ Hands and Sealls in Albany
this Seven and Twentieth day of July in y^ first year of y^ Reign
of our Souveraign Lord James y^ Second king of Engl : Scotland,
f ranee and Irland Defender of y^ faith annoq. Dom: 1685 NB. all
y^ deeds, Evidences & writeings touching and Gonfirming y^ Prem-
ises are deliverd to y^ Said Joh : Wendel

Sic Subscr:



Sealed and Deliverd


Johannes Glut


(1:S)


in y^ Presence of


Bata Glout


(1:S)


Pieter Schuyler






RohK Livingston Gl.







Deed from Aeltje Doom, late widow of Gerrit van Slichtenhorst,
to Jacob Abrahamsen for a piece of ground in Albany on
which said Abrahamsen built a small house

[321] To all Ghristian People to whom this Present writeing shall
Gome, Aeltje Late wid^. and Relict of Ger^ van Slichtenhorst de-
ceased, now wife to Aert Martense Doom of y*^ Gounty of Ulster
Yeoman, sends Greeting in our Lord God, Everlasting, know yee
y^ for and in Gonsideration of y^ quantity of fifteen Bevers to her
y^ S^. Aeltje in hand paid att and before y*^ Ensealeing and delivery
hereof by M"". Jacob Abrahamse of y^ Gitty of Albany Gooper, y^
Receit whereof y^ S'^. Aeltje doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof,
and of every Part and Parcell thereof, doth hereby, fully, acquitt.
Exonerate and Discharge y^ S*^. Jacob Abrahamse Gooper, his
Executors, Administrators and assigns, hath graunted. Bargained,
Sold, Aliened; Enfoeffed, and Gonfirmed, and by these doth fully
cleerly and absolutely Graunt, Bargain Sell, alien, Enfoeffe, and
Gonfirm, unto y^ S*^. Jacob Abrahamse Gooper, a Gertain Peece of



31-2 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

ground, Lyeing and being within y^ Citty of Albany, being bounded
to y^ East by y^ S''. Jacob Abrahamse, to y'^ west y*= Lott in y^
Tenure and occupation of Gysbert Alarcellis, and Johannes Roos, to
y^ north by Rob^ Sanders, to y*^ South y'^ Street, Conteining in
Bredth towards the Street fifteen foot wood measure, beginning a
foot off from y*^ Said Jacob Abrahamse house & behinde on y'= north
Side Seventien or Eighteen foot, &; in Len[g]th y*^ whole Bredth of
y^ Lott, heretofore Belonging to Ger^ Slichtenhorst, & now in y^
occupation of Gysbert JMarcelis, and Johannes Roos afores*^. as
appears by y^ Coopbrieft' ^ made between y^ S'^. Gerritt Slichten-
horst and Jacob Abrahamse dated y^ 22^*^ of July 1673 on which
Peece of ground y^ S'^. Jacob Abrahamse hath built a Little house,
w*'^. all y^ Profites, Commodities, & advantages whatsoever to y*^ S'^.
Peece of ground is Belonging, or in any ways appertaineing, and
all y^ Right, Title, Property, claim and Demand of her y^ S*^. Aeltje
Doom, off in & to y^ Same, To Have and to Hold y^ S^. Peece of
Ground, w**^. there and Every appertenances, to y^ Sole & only
Proper Benefitt and Behooff of y^ S'^. Jacob Abrahamse Cooper his
heirs and assigns for ever, & in his quiet and Peaceable Possession
& Seizin against all Persones to warrant, & for ever by these
Presents Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ S*^. Aeltje Doom hath
hereunto Sett her hand and Scale in Albany y^ 30'^. of July 1686
& in y^ 2^. year of his ]\Iaj^. Reign

Sic Subscr :

Aeltje Doorens
Sealed & Deliverd
in y^ Presence of
Dirk W ess ells
RohK Livingston CI.

Deed from Jan Hendricksen Vrooman and his wife to Omy la
Grange for land on the Normans kill

[322] To all Christian People to whom this Present [writeing]
shall come, Jan Hendrikse Vrooman, & Gessie his wife of y" County
of Albany sendeth Greeting in our Lord God, Everlasting, know yee
that for and in Consideration of y^ Somme of one hundred good, and
merchandable Bever Skinns, to him y^ Said Jan Hendrikse Vrooman
in hand paid, att and Before y^ Ensealeing and delivery hereof by
Omy La Grangie of y^ County of Albany husbandman, y^ Receit



1 Dutch term for a contract of sale.



DEEDS I 678- I 704 313

whereof he doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof and of every Part
and Parcell thereof, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely, acquitt
Exonerate and Discharge him y^ Said Omy La Grangie his Execu-
tors, administrators, and Assigns, for ever, and therewith doth
acknowlege himself, to be fully paid Contented and Satisfyed, and
have therefore Graunted, Bargained, Sold, aliened, Enfoeffed, and
Confirmed and by these Presents doth fully, cleerly, and absolutely,
graunt. Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoefife & Confirm unto y^ Said Omy
La Grangie, a Certain Parcell of Land Eyeing upon y« Noormans
kill, where y^ S'^. Omy now Dwells the clear land consisting in three
Small flatts & Plains, y^ one being where y^ S"^. omy'es house Stands
on called y*^ Land by y'^ Cley Cuyl, y*^ oy"". Eyeing over y^ Creek
opposite to Symon Volkertse's door & y^ third below y*^ first Plain,
calld, y^ Mayes Land, together w*^. all y^ Right, Title, and Property,
y'. y^ S'^. Jan Hendrikse Vrooman hath there, being y'^ half of all
y*^ Land, Eyeing upon y*^ Normans kill Comprehended in y^ Patent
of Jan Hendrikse van Bael, Except four morgen Bowland, y'. y^ S^.
van Bael did Reserve for himself, w'\ said half of S^. Land was
Transported to y^ S'^. John Hendrikse Vrooman by Jan Casperse y^
31**^. day of January Last, all w'\ with all y« Right & Title of y^
Said Jan Hendrikse Vrooman and Geesie his wife, is Transported to
Omy La Grangie, his heirs and Assigns, w*^. all y^ Profites Commod-
ities and appertenances whatsoever to y^ S^. Tract of Land is Be-
longing, together w"\ all and Singular, deeds. Evidences, and write-
ings, touching and Confirming y^ Premises, only or any Part
thereof, to Have and to Hold y^ S^. farme or Bowery and y^ Land
thereunto belonging w*^. there and every of y''. appertenances unto
y^ S*^. omy La Grangie, his heirs and assigns for ever, & in his quiet
and Peaceable Possession and Seizin against all Persones to war-
rant, & for ever by these Presents Defend, in Wittnesse whereof
y'^ S*^. Jan Hendrikse Vrooman & Geesie his wife hereunto Putt
there hands and Sealls, in Albany y^ 8"^. of Sep"", in y^ Second year
* of his Maj : Reign An°. 1686

Sic Subscr: Jan Hendrickse Vrooman (ES)

Sealed & Deliverd
in y^ Presence of

Johannes Wendel
RohK Livingston CI.



314 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Deed from Johannes Rooseboom to John Vinnagen for a house

and lot in Albany

[323] To all Christian People to whom this p''sent writeing shall
come Johannes Rooseboom of y^ Citty of Albany Trader sendeth
Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, Know yee y'. for and in
Consideration of y^ Somme of fifty good and Merchandable Bever
Skins to him y« Said Johannes Rooseboom paid before y^ Sealeing
and Delivery hereof, by John Vinnagen, of y^ Said Citty Taylor, y«
Receit whereof he doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof, and of
every Part and Parcell thereof, doth fully, cleerly, and absolutely,
acquitt. Exonerate and Discharge y^ S'^. John Vinnagen his heirs,
Executors and Adm''^ for ever, and therewith doth acknowlege
himself, to be fully, paid. Contented, & Satisfyed, & hath therefore
graunted Bargained, Sold, Aliened, Enfoefifed and Confirmed, and
by these Presents, dot[h] graunt, Bargain, Sell, alien, Enfoefife and
Confirm to y^ Said John Vinnagen, a Certain house and Lott of
ground, Scituate Eyeing, and being, here in y'^ Citty of Albany,
haveing to y^ north and East, y^ house and Lott of Evert Wendel
Jun''. and to y^ South y^ house of Arent Schuyler to y^ west y^ High
Street, Containing in Bredth towards y^ Street ten foot and five
inches, and behinde Eight foot and five inches, & in Len[g]th three
Rod Eight and three Inches, all Rynland measures, w'^. all y*
Profites Commodities and advantages whatsoever to y^ Said house
and Lott of ground belonging, or any ways appertaineing. Together
w^**. all y« Right, Title, Property, claim and Demand of him y^
S"^. Johannes Rooseboom ofif in & to y^ Same, to Have and to Hold,
y^ Said house and Lott of ground and Premises, with there and
every of there appertenances unto y^ S'^. Jan Vinnagen : his heirs
and Assigns, to y^ Sole & only Proper use and Behooffe of y^ S*^.
Jan Vinnagen, his heirs and assigns for ever, and in his quiett and
Peaceable Possession and Seizin against all Persones to warrant,
& for ever by these Presents Defend, in wittnesse whereof y^ S*^.
Johannes Rooseboom hath hereunto Putt his hand & Seale in Albany
this Eleventh day off Septemb. in y^ 2"^. year of his Maj : Reign
Annoq. Doni: 1686



Sic Subscr:

Johannes Rooseboom (LS)



Sealed & Deliverd
in y*^ Presence off
J^ de Peyster
Abraham Cuyler
RobK Livingston CI.



DEEDS I 678- I 704 315

Mortgage of a house, orchard and garden at Schenectady from
Ludovicus Cobes to Johannes Wendel, with satisfaction of
the mortgage

[324] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come Ludovicus Cobes of y^ village of Shinnechtady Gent :
sendeth Greeting, Know yee that y^ Said Ludovicus Cobes for and
in Consideration of y^ Somme of five hundred and fourscore gild"",
in Bev''^ to him in hand paid att and before y« Sealeing and delivery
hereof, by Johannes Wendel Esq'". Alderman of this Citty, y^
Receit whereof, y^ Ludovicus Cobes doth hereby acknowlege, and
thereof and oft" every part and Parcell thereof, doth hereby fully,
acquitt Exonerate and Discharge, y^ S*^. Johannes Wendel, his
Executors, administrators and assigns, hath therefore Graunted,
Bargained, Sold, Mortgaged, assigned and Sett over, and by these
Presents, doth fully, cleerly and absolutely, Graunt, Bargain, Sell,
Mortgage-assigne and Sett over, unto y^ S^. Johannes Wendell, all
y'. Certain Messuage, Tenement, or Dwelling House, w"\ y^
Orchard and Gardin thereunto Belonging, wherein he now dwells,
being Scituate Lyeing and Being within y^ village of Shinnechtady,
being a corner House, opposite to Ryer Shermerhoorn's haveing to



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