Confirmation by the New York provincial government of an original Dutch letters patent that was issued on Decmeber 15, 1644 to Gratia D'Angola [Gracia D'Angola], a Black man, for land in Manhattan. The confirmation was issued to his widow Maria and her new husband Christoffell Santomee.
October 19 1667
New York State Archives. New York (State). Department of State. Bureau of Miscellaneous Records. Letters patent. 12943-78. Volume 2, pages 131-132.
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