Confirmation of letters patent issued to Paulo D'Angola

Confirmation by the New York provincial government of an original Dutch letters patent that was issued on Decmeber 30, 1644 to Paulo D'Angola, a Black man, for land in Manhattan. The confirmation was issued to his widow Estoria and her new husband Manuel Pieters.
Date Original
October 18 1667
New York State Archives. New York (State). Department of State. Bureau of Miscellaneous Records. Letters patent. 12943-78. Volume 2, pages 128-129.
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