James II, King of England, 1633-1701; Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672
1664 April 02
Commissions Richard Nicolls Deputy Governor of the land given to the Duke
of York by Charles II on 12 March 1664. Certified a true copy of the record in the New
York Secretary's Office, Lib. Patents, by Goldsbrow Banyar on 24 J...
Because of the purchase of a tract of land within Nicolls's territory, and
because of a deed of indenture in which the land is made over to John Bayly et al.,
Nicolls, so that the land may be sooner cultivated and inhabited, co...
Certificate of denizen allowing Olaf Stevenzen van Cortlandt, a burgher of
New York, to receive the immunities and privileges recognized under the articles of
surrender of August 29. Allows him all merchandise and trading privi...
Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672; Edsall, Samuel; Johnson, Nicholas
1664 October 26
Grants a certain tract of land known as Nip-Nickson, containing about 500
acres, to Nicholas Johnson and Samuel Edsall, who have purchased it from the natives and
proprietors, provided that they plant it within the usual time a...
Grants and confirms to William Goulding et al. all the land at Sandy Hook
brought from the Sachems. Patentees should settle on the land within the space of three
years, cultivate it, and settle one hundred families on it. At th...
Grants to Jacob Vis the right to sell his property at or near Newcastle on
the Delaware Bay to any person living within the jurisdiction of Richard Nicolls. From
the New York Secretary's Office, Book of Entries I, 136 f. Certif...
The Royal Declaration dated 22 February 1664/5, declares the Dutch
aggressors because the Dutch West India Company had done to His Majesty's subjects great
"Spoyles, Injuries and affronts," for which no reparation but fresh inj...
Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672; Sadler, Richard
1666 April 05
Because, upon the sealing of any town, two town lots should be reserved by
the purchaser for the free use of the governor, to be disposed of as he thinks fit,
Nicolls is disposing of one of the two town lots to Richard Sadler, ...
Reconfirms grant dated 5 March 166, and already confirmed on 15 June
1664, of a tract of land in Delaware on the Verdrictige Hook extending to Stone Hook, to
Johan Hendricks, Niels Nielsen et al on payment of five bushels of...
Grants to Jacob Stoffels and Trentye his wife the farm at Hassems as well
as all the land they can clear and plant during the term or terms of the natural life of
the survivor, at a payment of 250 guilders a year or 140 schepel...
Because of the necessity of granting some temporary privilege to encourage
trade between the port of New York and the Delaware River, no sort of goods shall be
subject to any duties in either place provided that they have been ...
Confirms a patent certified as granted by Peter Stuyvesant for a parcel of
land of about 180 acres at Esopus. From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Patents
III, 11. Examined by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commissi...
Provides for the establishment in Delaware of a garrison with one
commissioned officer and twenty men. The commissioned officer should obtain provisions
for the men, lodge them within the fort, and have them keep up the stockad...
Confirms grant of two parcels of land at Schenectady, together comprising
forty six acres, obtained by patent dated 16 June 1664 from the Dutch governor, Peter
Stuyvesant. From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Patents III,...
Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672; Van Curlaer, Antonia
1668 May 04
Confirms a grant of land dated 19 August 1664 by Peter Stuyvesant to Arant
VanCurlaer. The parcel, containing about 114 acres, [was] devolved upon his widow,
Antonia Van Curlaer. From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Paten...