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& Scale in Albany y^ 15 day of July 1687 in y^ 3'^ year of his Maj :
Reign 1687

y*^ words or order was Put in before Signing
& Sealing

Leendert Phillips O'-^-)

Sealed & Deliverd in y^

p^'sence of

D. Wessells Justice of Peace

R: Livingston CI.



326 EARLY RECORDS OF ALIiANY

Deed from Evert Wendel, junior, and his wife to Gerrit Harten-
bergh for a house and lot in Albany

[333] To all Christian People to whom this p''sent writeing shall
come Evert Wendel Jun''. of y^ Citty of Albany Trader, and Elisa-
beth his wife Send, Greeting, know yee y'. for & in Consideration of
y^ Somme of Seventy Two Pounds Currant money of this Province
to him ill hand paid, att and before y*^ Ensealeing and Delivery
hereof by Ger'. Hartenbergh of y^ Citty of N : York merchant, y^
Receit [w] here [of] he doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof, and
of Every Part & Parcell thereof, doth freely & cleerly, Exonerate &
Discharge y^ S'^. Gerrit Hartenbergh, his heirs Executors, ad""®. &
assigns and Every of them for Ever by these Presents, he y^ S'^.
Evert Wendel hath graunted Bargained Sold, Released, Enfoeflfed,
Transported & Confirmed, and by these p'sents (by vertue of a
Transport made unto him by P''. Schuyler Esq*". Present mayor of
this Citty dated the nineteenth day of february i68f ) doth graunt
Bargain Sell, Release Enfoefife, Transport & Confirm unto y^ S*^.
M''. Ger'. Hartenbergh, all y'. house and Lott or Toft of ground
Scituate Eyeing and being here in Albany being in bredth in y^
front and behinde from South to North Twenty wood feett and one
Inch, & in len[g]th on y^ one Side as w'cU as y^ oy"". from East to ,
w^est Sixty Seven wood feet, bounded w"^. y^ house and Lott of
Dirk Albertse Bradt to y^ North and west, and w'*'. y^ house of
Harme Bastiaense on y^ South ; haveing to y^ East y^ high Street,
^yth_ ye j^^if Qj. nioyety of a Land y*. lyes Behinde towards y*^ South-
west Corner of y^ Lott neer y^ Hill, w'^. lyes in Common for y^ S*^.
Lott of Ger'. Hartenbergh & Dirk Albertse Bratt Together w'^'\ all
and Singular y« Sellers, Sellers, Yards BackSides, lights Easements,
waters water Courses, Chambers, Rooms Profites Commodities and
Appertenances whatsoever to y^ S<^. Lott or Toft of ground Mes-
suage or Tenement and Premises, or any Part or Parcell y^'.of, be-
longing or in any wise appertaineing, or to or w*'\ y*^ Same now or
att any time heretofore belonging, or used, occupied or Enjoyed as
Part, Parcell or member thereof, & all Deeds, Evidences and
W^riteing Touching and Concerning y^ Premises only. To, Have
and to Hold y« S'^. Lott or Toft of ground & Messuage or Tene-
ment, & all & Singular oy"". y'^ Premises, w'^. y"". & Every of y''. ap-
pertenances unto Ger^ Hartenbergh his heirs and assigns, to y^
Sole and only Proper use Benefite and Behoofife of y^ S'^. Ger*.
Hartenbergh his heirs and assigns for Ever, and y^ S^. Evert
Wendel Jun""., doth by these p-'sents Covenant, Promise & Engage



DEEDS I 678-1 704 327

y* S*^. Lott or Toft of ground and Messuage or Tenement and
Premises, w"\ there & Every of there appertenances and Every
Part and Parcel thereof unto y^ S^. Ger^ Hartenbergh his heirs
Execut". Ad''^ & Assigns, in his & there quiet & Peaceable Posses-
sion for ever by or from any oy"". Graunt or Conveyance whatso-
ever, made or to be made by y^ S*^. Evert Wendel Jun*". In wittnesse
whereof y^ S'^. Evert Wendel Jun"". and Elisabeth his wife have
hereunto Sett there hands & Sealls in Alb : The Twentieth day of
august Anno Dom: one thousand Six hundred Eyghty Seven & in
y^ 3*^. year of his Maj^ : Reign

was Signd

Evert Wendel (1:S)

Elisabeth Wendel (1:S)

Sealed & Deliverd in y^

Presence of

Dirk Wessells Justice of

y^ Peace
Hend: Cuyler Justice of y^ Peace
R: Livingston CI.

Mortgage of a farm in Half Moon from Harmen Lievese to
Annetje Lievens, widow of Goosen Gerritsen van Schaick

[334] To all Christian People to whom this p''sent writeing shall
come Harme Lievese of y^ County of Albany Yeoman sendeth
greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, know yee that for and in
Consideration of y^ Somme of three hundred & forty gild''^ and
ten Stuyvers in Bevers to him in hand paid att and before y^ En-
sealing and Delivery hereof by Annetje Lievens widow and Relict
of Cap*. Goose Gerritse van Shayck deceased, y^ Receit whereof y^
S'*. Harme lievese, doth hereby acknowlege, & thereof and off every
Part and Parcell thereof, doth hereby fully ackquit. Exonerate and
Discharge y^ S'^. M". Annetje lievens her Executors Ad''^ and
Assigns, hath therefore graunted. Bargained Sold, Mortgaged
assigned, and Sett over unto y^ S*^. M""®. Annetje Lievens a Certain
farm or Bowery Scituate lyeing and Being In y'= Half moon where
he now liveth, being bounded to the east by the River, to y^ South
By P*". Shuyler and Anth°. van Shaik & to the North by Jan van



328 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Ness ; with all y^ Profites, Commodities and advantages whatsoever
to y^ Said Peece of Land and Premises belonging or in any wise
appertaining w'**. all y^ Estate, Title, claim. Property, and Demand
of him y^ S*^. Harme Lievese off in and to y^ Same, To Have and
to Hold, y*^ S'^. farm or Bowery and all and Singular y^ Premises
with there & every of there appertenances unto y^ S<^. M". Annetje
Lievens her heirs and assigns, to y^ Sole and only Proper use
Benefite and Behoofe of y^ S*^. M". Annetje Lievens her heirs and
assigns forever, Provided ahvays and it is hereby Declared to be y^
True Intent and meaning of these p''sents y^ in Case y^ S^. Harme
Lievese his heirs Executors Ad", or assigns or either of them, shall
and doe well and truly Pay or cause to be paid unto y^ above named
AP*. Annetje Lievens her heirs Executors Ad''*, or Assigns or one
of them, y^ Somme of three hundred & forty gilders & ten Stuyvers
in Bevers Either in Corn Bevers Pryse or Courant money of this
Province on or Before the first day of January next Ensueing y^
date hereof, at Albany in y^ dwelling house of y^ S^. INP^ Annetje
Lievense, and that without fraude Covin or further delay, then this
p''sent Bargain and Sale and every Clause and article therein Con-
tained, is to be utterly void & off none Effect, Else to be & Remain
in full force & vertue, in wittnesse whereof y^ S*^. Harme Lievese
hath hereunto Sett his hand and Seale in Albany y^ three &
Twentieth day of february i68f in y^ 3^. year of his Maj^-. Reign

Was Signed

Harme Lievese

Sealed & Deliverd in y^
p^'sence of

Adriaen Gerrifse Justice
Johannes Wendel Justice

Mortgage of a piece of land to the south of the Half Moon from
Roelof Gerritsen to Annetje Lievens, widow of Goosen Ger-
ritsen van Schaick, with satisfaction of said mortgage

[335] To all Christian People to whom this p^^sent writeing shall
come Roeloft' Gerritse of y^ County of Albany Yeoman sendeth
Greeting in our Lord God everlasting, know yee y^ y^ Said Roeloff
Gerritse for and in Consideration of y«^ Somme of Three & thirty
Bevers & Sixteen gild", in zewant to him in hand paid at and before



DEEDS I 678-1 704 329

y« Ensealeing and Delivery hereof by M''^ Annetje Lievens wid^^.
and Relict of Cap*. Goose Gerritse van Shaik deceased; y<= Receit
whereof y^ Said Roeloff Gerritse doth hereby acknowlege, and
thereof and of every Part and Parcell thereof, doth hereby fully,
acquitt, Exonerate and Discharge y^ S'^. M''^ Annetje Lievens, her
Executors Ad''^. and Assigns, hath therefore graunted, Bargained,
Sold, A'lortgaged, Assigned & Sett over, and by these p^'sents doth
fully cleerly and absolutely, graunt Bargain, Sell, Mortgage, assign
& Sett over unto y^ S*^. M''^ Annetje Lievens, a Certain Peece of
Land, Scituate lyeing and being above y^ Citty of Albany on y^ west
Side of Hudsons River, to y^ Southward of y^ Half moon, which
Said Land is bounded on y^ north Side by a Creek or kill y^ comes
out of y'^ fly or mash,^ to y*^ East by the River, to y^ South by
the fourth Branch or Spruyt that comes off y«^ Cohoes & to
y^ west y^ hill that lyes by the fley streeching to y*^ Said fourth
Branch or Spruyt till over against an Island Commonly Called
Costers Island ; Together w*^. y^ Two Morgan of arrable Land
lyeing upon y^ Haever Island with all y^ Profites Commodities and
advantages whatsoever to y^ S^. Peece of Land and Two Morgan of
arrable Land Belonging or in any wise appertaineing ; and all y*^
Estate, Right, Title, Claim, Property and Demand, off him y^ Said
Roeloff Gerritse off in & to y^ Same, To Have and to Hold, y«
Said Peece of Land & part of y^ Island and all and Singular the
Premises, with there & Every of there appertenances unto y^ S'^.
M''^. Annetje Lievens her heirs and assigns to y^ Sole and only
Proper use Benefite and Behooffe of y« S^. M''^ Annetje Lievens
her heirs and assigns for ever. Provided always, & itt is hereby de-
clared to be y*^ true Intent and meaning of these p^'sents y'. in case
y^ Said Roeloff Gerritse his heirs Executors Ad""**, or assigns or
either of them, shall and doe well and truly Pay or cause to be paid
unto y^ above named M''^ Annetje Lievens her heirs Executors
Ad''^. and assigns or one of them y^ Somme of three & thirty
Bevers & Sixteen gilders in Zew*. viz*. Nine Bevers & Sixteen gild",
in Zewant on or before p'"". Mey 16S7 & then three Bevers yeerly
till A°. 1695 at Albany, in y^ dwelling house of y^ S'^. M". Annetje
Lievens, & y*. without fraud. Covin or further Delay, then this
p'^sent, Bargain and Sale and every clause and Article therein Con-
tained is to be utterly void null and of none Effect Else to be and
Remain in full force and vertue, in wittnesse whereof y^ Said



1 Dialectical form for "marsh."



330 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Roeloft' Gerritse hath hereunto Sett his hand & Scale in Albany the
three and twentieth day of february i68-f in y^ 3*^. year of his
Maj^^ Reign

Was Signd \v"'. a X Roeloff Gerritse
his marke



Sealed & Deliverd I underwritten doe acknowledge to be

in y^ p''sence of fully paid contented & Satisfyed for y^

Adriaen Gerritse Justice Contents of y^ above mentioned mort-
Johannes JVendel Justice gage, doe therefore discharge y^ S*^.

RoelofT Gerritse his heirs and assigns
for Ever as wittnesse my hand in
Albany this 14*''. of July 1701

Anna van Schayck



Deed from Jan Martensen and his wife to Gerrit Teunissen for
one-half of the marsh on the north side of Jan Martensen's
farm at Kinderhook

[336] To all Christian People to whom this Present writing shall
come Jan Martense of Kinderhoek in y^ County of Albany : Yeoman
and Dirkje his wife, Send Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting:
know yee y*^. for and in Consideration of y^ Somme of Six Pounds
Courant money of this Province to them in hand Paid, att and
Before y^ Ensealing and Delivery hereof by Gerritt Teunise of
Catskills in y^ County of Albany: Yeoman the Receit whereof they
doe hereby acknow^lege and thereof, and of Every Part and Parcell
thereof doth fully cleerly, and absolutely, acquit Exonerate and Dis-
charge him y« said Gerritt Teunisse his Executors Administrators
and assigns for Ever and therewith doth Acknowlege, to be fully
Paid Contented and Satisfyed, and hath therefore Graunted, Bar-
gained, Sold, Aliened, EnfToelTed, Released and Confirmed, and by
these Presents doth fully, cleerly and Absolutely, Graunt, Bargain,
Sell, alien, Enfoefife, Release and Confirm unto y^ Said Gerrit
Teunise his heirs and assigns, the half or nioyety oflf that vley or
mash Scituate Eyeing and Being att Kinderhook on y^ North Side
of y^ Said Jan Martense : Bowery or Farm. The whole mash Con-
teing by Estimation about Seventy or Eighty acres beitt more or
Lesse; all which [337] with all the Right and Title of y^ S^. Jan



DEEDS I 678-1 704 331

Martense to y^ half or moeyty of y^ s'^. mash is Transported to y^
Said Gerritt Teunise his heirs and assigns, with all y^ Profites Com-
modities and Appertenances whatsoever to y^ S^. [h]alf vley or
mash Belonging or any ways appertaineing to have and to hold
y^ Said half vley or mash unto y^ Said Gerrit Teunise his heirs and
assigns, unto y^ Proper use and Behoofe of y^ Said Gerritt Teunise
his heirs and assigns for ever, and in his quiet and Peaceable
Possession and Seizin against all Persones to warrant, and for ever
by these Presents Defend. In wittnesse wheroff y^ Said Jan Mar-
tense & Dirkje his wife have hereunto Sett there hands and Sealls
in Kinderhoek this fourteenth day of february in y^ third year ofif
his Maj^ Reign A°. D". i68f It is Expressely Conditiond before
y« Sealing and delivery hereof y*. that Peece of y^ Mash which y^
S*^. Jan Martense hath Sold to Thom : Craven is nott Included in
ye above Transport; neither is y^ S<^. Gerrit Teunise to have any
Share or Part in y^ Same :

his

Jan X Martense (L^S)

Mark

DiRCKiEN Martense (L:S)

Signed & Delivered
in y^ Presence of
Lambert Janse
Thomas Craven
RobK Livingston

Deed from Dorothea, widow of Capt. Volkert Jansen Douw,
and her son Jonas Volkertsen Douw to the deacons of the Re-
formed Church at Albany for a lot with an old house upon it
behind the property of Annetje Lievens

[338] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing shall
come Doritie the wid"'. and Relict of Cap'. Volkert Janz: Dow
Dec'^. and Jonas Volkertse her Eldest sonne Sendeth Greeting in
our Lord God Everlasting know yee that for and in Consideration
of y« Summe of one hundred Peeces of Eight to her the said
Doritee of y^ County of Albany in hand Paid att and before the
'^Ensealeing & Delivery hereof by Johannis Wendel Jochim Staets
and John Lansingh Deacons of the Reformed Church of this Toune
the Receit whereof she doth hereby acknowlege and thereof and of
Every Part and parcell thereof doth fully Cleerly and absolutely
acquitt. Exonerate and discharge them the said Johannis Wendel



^^2 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Jochim Staets, & John Lansingh Decons to be fully paid Contented
and Satisfyed, and have therefore Graunted, Bargained, Sold,
alliened, Enfoeffed. and Confirmed, and by these presents doth
fully Cleerly and absolutely Graunt, Bargain, Sell allien, Enffoefife
and Confirm unto the said Johannis Wendel Jochim Staets & John
Lansingh and there Successeurs Decons of the Reformed Church
of Albany afores^. all that Certain Lott of grounde with the old
house that stood upon itt Eyeing and being within the Toune of
Albany behynde y*^ wid''. Annetie Lievens bounded to the south the
high street that goes to the burying Place to the north by Rutten
kill to the East by Harma Rutgers and to the west Gerritt Banker
is in Brea[d]th towards the street that goes to y*= Lutherian Church
by the said Rutten kill Six Rodd and one foot and Behynde the
Like Brea[d]th is in Len[g]th on the East side Eight Rodd wanting
Three Inches, and on the west Side Eight Rodd & Two Inches
which said Lott is Part of that which was Graunted to y^ Said
Volkert Janse Dow by the Late Gov''. Richard Xicolls as p"" y^
Patent dated y^ 4*^. of 'Mey 1667 doth appear all which with all y^
Right and Title of y« Said Doritee and Jonas Volkertse is Trans-
ported to y^ Said Decons and there Successeurs for Ever with all y^
Profitts, Commodities and appertenances whatsoever to y^ Said Lott
of grounde above Expressed as Belonging to have and to hold
, y^ said Lott of grounde & premises with there and Every of there
appurtenances unto the said Johannis \\'endel Jochim Staets and
John Lansingh decons and there Successeurs deacons of y^ Church
aforesaid & in there quiett and Peaceable possession & Seizon
against all persones to warrant and for Ever by these presents
defend in wittnesse whereof the said Doritee and Jonas Volkertse
her Sonne have hereunto Sett there hands and Scale in Albany y^
fourth day of Decemb in y« first year of his Maj". Reign annoq.
Dom: 1685

was Signd

Doritee Jans (LiS)

Joxas Volkertse Dow (L:S)

Sealed & Deliverd

in y^ presence of

Jan Janse Bleeker Justice of y^ peace

Robert Livingston CI.

Recorded in Albany y^ 14^''.
feb. 168I



DEEDS 167&-I704 333

Deed from the Mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of
Albany to the Rev. Godefridus Dellius for the pasture to the
south of the city near the old fort

[339] To all Christian People to whom this Present writeing
shall come the Mayor Aldermen and Commonality of y*^ Citty of
Albanie Send Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know yee that
for and in Consideration of y^ Summe of Three hundred and ninety
Pounds Currant Money of this province to them in hand Paid att
and before y^ Ensealeing and Delivery hereof by Doctor Godevridus
Dellius Minister of y^ Reformed Netherdutch Congregation in y^
Citty & County of Albany y^ Receit whereof y^ Said Mayor Alder-
men and Commonality doe hereby acknowledge and thereof and of
Every Part and parcell thereof doe Cleerly and freely acquitt
Exonerate and discharge y^ Said Doctor Godevridus Dellius his
heirs Executors administrators and assigns and Every of them for
Ever by these presents They the said Mayor Aldermen and Com-
monality have Graunted Bargained Sold alliend Released Enffoefifed
Transported and Confirmed and by these Presents doe fully Cleerly
and absolutely Graunt Bargain Sell alien Release EnfifoefTe Trans-
port and Confirm unto the said doctor Godevridus Dellius a Certain
Peece or parsell of Land Commonly Called or knoune by y^ name
of y^ Pasture Scituate Eyeing & being to the Southwarde of y^
Said Citty near the place where the old fort stood & Extending
along the Hudsons River till it comes over against the most
Northerly Point of y^ Island Commonly Called Marten Gerritsens
Island haveing to the East Hudsons River to the south the manner
of Renselaerswyk to y^ west y^ highway leading to the Toune The
pasture late in y*^ Tenure and occupation of Marten Gerritse and the
Pasture Late in y^ Tenure and occupation of Casper Jacobse To the
north the Severall Pastures Late in y'= Tenure and occupations of
Robert Sanders Mynd^ Harmense & Evert Wendel and y"^ Severall
Gardens Late in y^ Tenures and occupations of Dirk Wessells
Killiaen van Renselaer and Abraham Staets Together wath all and
Singular y^ Profits Commodities and appertenances whatsoever to
y^ Said Pasture Peece or Parcel of Land and Premises in any part
or parcell thereof Belonging or in any ways appertaining or to or
with y^ Same now or att any time heretofore Belongin or used
occupyed or Enjoyed as part parcell or member thereof and all
deeds Evidences & Writeings Touching and Concerning the
premises only to have and to hold y*^ Said pasture Peece or parsell
of Land and all and Singular oy"". y^ Premises with there and Every



334 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

of there appertenances unto the said Godevridus Dellius his heirs
and assigns to y*^ Sole and only proper use Benefite and Behoofife
of y^ Said Godevridus Dellius his heirs & assigns for Ever and y^
Said Mayor Aldermen & Commonality doth by these presents
Covenant Promise and Engage y^ Said pasture peece or parcell of
Land & p''mises so as the same is Graunted to them in there Charter
dated y^ 22''\ day of July 1686 with there and Every of there
appertenances and Every Part and Parcel thereof unto the said
Doctor Godevridus Dellius his heirs Execuf^ ad''^ and assigns in
his & there quiet and Peaceable possession for Ever by or from any
oy"". Graunt or Conveyance whatsoever made or to be made by y^
Said Mayor Aldermen & Commonality or there Successeurs In
Wittnesse whereof y^ Mayor of y^ Said Citty hath hereunto Sett his
hand & Caused y^ Scale of y*^ Said Citty to be hereunto affixed and
these presents to be Enterd upon our Publick Records dated y^
first day of novemb. in y^ 3*^. year of y^ Reign of our Souveraign
Lord James y^ Second by y^ Grace of God of England Scotland
france and Ireland King defender, of y^ faith Supream & only
Lord of y^ Province of New Yorke A°. 1687

was Signd

PiETER Schuyler Mayor

Deed from Marten Cregier to Johannes Clute for a pasture in
Canastagione, in exchange for another piece of land

[340]^ To all Christian People to whom this present writing shall
come, i\Iarte Cregier of Canastagione in y^ County of Albany Yeo-
man Sendeth greeting; know ye y^ for and in Consideration of
another Parcell of Land Transported to me this day as by y^ S'^.
Conveyance upon Record more at large doth appear, by John Clute
of y^ Same Place Yeoman, the Receipt whereof y^ Said Marte
Cregier doth hereby acknowlege, and thereof, and of every part
and Parcell thereof, doe cleerly and freely acquitt. Exonerate and
discharge y^ S^. John Clut his heirs Executors Administrators and
assigns, and every of y™. for ever by these presents, he y^ S*^.
Marte Cregier hath granted. Bartered, Exchanged, Released, En-
foefifed, and Confirmed, and by these presents doe grant, Bargain,
Barter, Exchange, Release, Enfoefife and Confirm unto y^ S^. John
Clute a Certain peece of Land or Pasture Scituate lying and being
at Canastagione on this Side of y^ River, it being y^ Land where



1 The upper half of the page contains an imperfect copy of the first
part of the deed from Johannes Clute to Marten Gregier printed on p. 338.



DEEDS I 678- I 704 335

Marritie Daemes old house and Barn Stood, Including all y^ Land
as it lyes inclosed in its fence, between y^ Small kill or Creek that
runns to y^ north of John Clute's house, and y^ Crosse fence that
runns from y« great kill Straight towards y^ woods, wherein the
Heck ^ or Gate is that Leads to Marte Cregier's, along his arrable
Land, together with all and Singular the Profits Commodities and
appertenances whatsoever to y*^ Said Pasture, Piece or Parcell of
Land and Premises, or any part or Parcell thereof belonging
* * * or in any ways appertaining, or to or with y^ Same, now
or at any time heretofore belonging, or used occupyed, or Enjoyed,
as Part parcell or member thereof, and all deeds. Evidences and
writings, touching and Concerning y^ Premises, with there and every
of their appertenances, unto y^ Said John Clute, his heirs and
assigns. To have and to hold, y^ S*^. Pasture Peece or Parcell of
Land, and all and Singular other y^ Premises, with their and every
of their Appertenances, unto y'= S^. John Clute his heirs and assigns,
to y^ Sole and only Proper use, benefit and behooffe of y^ S*^. John
Clute, his heirs and assigns for ever, and y^ S'^. Marte Cregier doth
by these p'"sents Covenants, Promise and Engage y^ S^. Pasture,
Peece or Parcell of Land, and Premises with their and every of
their appurtenances, and every Part and Parcell thereof, unto y^
S*^. John Clute his heirs Executors Administrators and assigns in
his and their quiet and Peaceable Possession, for ever, by or from
any other grant or Conveyance whatsoever, made or to be made by
y^ Said Marte Cregier his heirs or assigns. In witnesse whereof y*
Said Marte Cregier hath hereunto Putt his hand and Scale, in
Albany this fifteenth day of Decemb"". in y^ 3^^. year of his Majesties
Reign Anno Dom: 1687

Was Signd

M: Cregier (L:S)
Signd Seald and Deliverd
in y^ p^'sence of

Hendrik Cuyler Justice of y^ Peace
Rob*. Livingston Clerk

Deed from Annetje Lievens to Roelof Gerritsen for two parcels
of land and an island south of the Half Moon

[341] To all Christian People to whom this Present writing
shall come M'^^. Annetie Levens wld"^^. and Relect of Cap*. Goose
Gerritse van Schaik Deceased Sendeth Greeting in our Lord, God,



^A Dutch word meaning a gate or barrier in a fence.



336 EARLY RECORDS OF ALBANY

Everlasting Know you that for and in Consideration of the quantity
off one hundred and Twenty Six good and Merchandable Bevers
skins to her in hand Paid att and Before the Ensealeing and De-
Hvery thereof by Roeloff Gerritz of y^ County of Albany Yeoman
y^ Receit whereof the said Al'^. Annetje Lievens doth hereby
acknowledge and of Every Part and Parcel thereof, doth fully
cleerly and absolutely acquitt Exonerate and Discharge the Said
Roeloff Gerritse his Executors Administrators and assigns for Ever,
and therewith doth acknowledge hereself to be fully Paid Con-
tented and Satis fyed the S*^. Annetie Leivens hath graunted, Bar-
gained, Sold, alliened, Released, Enffoeffed, & Confirmed and by
these presents doth fully cleerly and absolutely, Graunt, Bargain,
Sell, allien, Release, Enft'oeffe, and Confirm, unto y^ Said Roeloff'
Gerritse a Certain Peece of Land, Scituate Eyeing and Being above



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