1 page, oblong folio (13 1/8 x 17¾ in.) written in a clear scribal hand ON PARCHMENT, seal lacking (vellum stub present), small holes along one fold, affecting a few letters in last line of text, in Dutch (full translation available), verso with A 1658 ENDORSEMENT OF PIETER STUYVESANT. With 14 later deeds to the same property (see below)." /> [NEW YORK]. VAN TWILLER, Wouter (ca.1580-1656), <I>Governor of New Netherland</I>. Document signed ("W. Van Twiller") as Governor, countersigned by Jacobus Van Curler, Claes Van Elsant and Jacques Bentin, constituting a ground-brief (indenture) for the purchase of lands from the Lenape tribe in present-day Flatbush, Brooklyn, Manhattan ("Eylandt Manhatans"), 6 June 1636. <I>1 page, oblong folio (13 1/8 x 17¾ in.) written in a clear scribal hand</I> ON PARCHMENT, <I>seal lacking (vellum stub present), small holes along one fold, affecting a few letters in last line of text,</I> in Dutch (full translation available)</I>, verso with A 1658 ENDORSEMENT OF PIETER STUYVESANT. With 14 later deeds to the same property (see below). | Christie's