Documentary History of Rhinebeck, in Duchess County, N. y
Excerpt from Documentary History of Rhinebeck, in Duchess County, N. Y: Embracing Biographical Sketches and Genealogical Records of Our First Families and First Settlers; With a History of Its Churches and Other Public Institutions Translated - It is acknowledged by these presents that upon the 8th day of June, 1686, in the presence of the magis trates, have Aran Kee, Kreme Much, and Korra Kee, young Indians, appeared, the which do acknowledge to have sold to Gerrit Artsen, Arie Rosa and Jan Elton a certain parcel] of land, lying upon the east shore, right over against the mouth of the Redout Creek, bounded between a small creek and the river, the which said creek is sold to the purchasers. The bounds of the said land beginneth at the parting of the lands of Henry Kip, and by a small creek called, in the Indian speech, Quanelos; and then runs right through to a great oak tree, marked and scored by the Indians; then runs south to where the upper most creek comes into the same; and then by the said creek to the river; for which the purchasers promise to pay to the abo riginal sellers, or cause to be paid, as follows: Six buffaloes, four blankets, five kettels, four guns, five horns, five axes, ten kans of powder, eight shirts, eight pairs of stockings, forty fathoms of wampum, or sewant, two drawing knives, two adzes, ten knives, half anker rum, one frying pan; which payment shall and must be made on the Ist of November next ensuing. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.