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Title To all people to whom these presents shall come [manuscript]: I Mamangquat cosin of Magmaseckemock only native Indian owner of a certain tract & parcell of land ...: land grant, 1710 Aug. 23
Author Mamangquat
Document Type Official Record; Tribe Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: August 23, 1710, grant of a tract of land "in the government of Boston" by the Schaghtekoeck Indian, Mamangquat, to Dirck Ten Broeck, a resident of Albany, N.Y., and later its mayor, 1746-1748. Commonly termed Nassowa by the Indians, the plot ran on both sides of a creek and extended twelve miles to the west. It was given "for and in consideration of Love good will and affection which I have and do bear towards my Loving freind Dirck Ten Broeck." Done in Albany, N.Y., the document is signed with the mark of Mamangquat, witnessed by Anthony Van Schayck Jr. and Johannis Ten Broeck, and confirmed by Robert Livingston Jr., a justice of the city and county of Albany.
Names Ten Broeck, Dirck (d.1751); Van Schayck, Anthony; Ten Broeck, Johannis; Livingston, Robert
Places Nassowa, Albany, New York, United States
Keywords land grant, land tenure, landowner, government, law
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3026
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue