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Title [William Kieft secures land for West India Company, 1638]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.008
Date 1907
Description Armbruster's summary of a land transaction between the cheif of the KesKecohquereum (or Kes-Kak-quereum) and Director-General William Kieft for the West India Company on August 1st, 1638. Transaction included land that would later become the town of Bushwick.

William Kieft was the Director-General of the colony of New Netherland (1638-1646)

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Native peoples
Native Americans
Land
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain