Translation by Abraham Governeur of a copy made by D. V. Schelluyne, 25
March 1717 of a contract signed April 13/23, 1667, for land sale before Johannes
Provoost, clerk of the justices of Fort Orange in the town of Beverwyck by two Indians,
Paintepoet(?) (in Dutch Keesie Wiy), and Tatankeno (?) (in Dutch Hans Vos), owners and
representatives of other owners of land in Claverack on the eastern shore, who sold
their land to Jan Franse van Hoisen for the equivalent of 500 guilders in beavers. Land
stretches from creek of Jan Hendricks, alias Roothaar to land of Van Sleghtenhorst.
Indians promise to protect the agreement against other Indian claims of
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
1667 April 23
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