Petition. Abraham Kip, of Dutchess county, whose father was one of the first settlers in that county, 70 years ago, for letters patent for a ferry from the landing opposite his land to the landing that leads to Kingston, with order in council thereon.
October 26 1749
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. New York Colony Council papers. Series A1894-78, Volume 76, p.92.
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