"Land Patents: New York Colonial Manuscripts." Documentation of land lot grants to Black denizens, including ex-company slaves.

Item

%22Land Patents%22 New York Colonial Manuscripts.pdf

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Title

"Land Patents: New York Colonial Manuscripts." Documentation of land lot grants to Black denizens, including ex-company slaves.

Subject

Land grants were given to former African slaves that petitioned for their freedom, pointing to their years of service to the West India Company.

Description

Land lots granted by the Director Genera of New Amsterdaml to various people, including Africans as well as those previously enslaved in the 1660s.

Creator

Gehring, Charles T., The Holland Society of New York.

Source

Gehring, Charles T. New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Volumes GG, HH, and II, "Land Papers."

Publisher

The Holland Society of New York, and The Baltimore Geneological Publishing Co., Inc.

Date

January 1, 1630/ January 1, 1665

Contributor

Gehring, Charles T., The Holland Society of New York, The New Netherland Institute.

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, document, land patent records.

Format

Online volume.

Language

English.

Type

Text, document.

Identifier

Volume GG 80, 117, 125, and 169. PDF page no. 36-48. https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/research/online-publications/land-papers-volumes-gg-hh-and-ii/

Coverage

New York, NY, 17th century.

Collection

Citation

Gehring, Charles T., The Holland Society of New York. , “"Land Patents: New York Colonial Manuscripts." Documentation of land lot grants to Black denizens, including ex-company slaves.,” Silences of New York History, accessed September 25, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/132.

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