Patent of Johannes la Montagne for land on Manhattan Island (Harlem)

Patent. Johannes la Montagne, councillor of New Netherland; 100 morgens of land on Manhattan Island, situate in the flat between the hills and kill and a point stretching between two kills, called Rechgawanes, to the East river, which land belonged to the estate of the late Hendrick Foreest, and Avas purchased by Mr. la Montagne at public auction for 1,700 guilders (Harlem, N. Y.).
Date Original
May 9 1647
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial patents and deeds, 1630-1664. Series A1880. Volume GG.
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