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Title [Landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick," 1638-1641 (page 2 of 2)]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.014
Date 1907
Description Armbruster idenitifies the first independent landholders of Bushwick after the "Indian Deed of Bushwick" was signed in 1638, which transferred land owernship from the KesKecohquereum (or Kes-Kak-quereum) to the West India Company. Land patents were first issued in 1640. Armbruster identifies the following people as landholders: Abraham Rycken (Abraham de Rycke), Lambert Heybertsen Moll, Cornelius Jacobsen Sille, Hans Hansen Bergen, Joris Rapalce, Clas Carstensen, Borsin (?), Dirck Volkertsen, Jan the Swede.

See page 1, bhs_v1974.22.1.013

See also bhs_v1974.22.1.015 for a map of land ownership in Bushwick, hand drawn by Armbruster.

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