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Guide to the Flatlands land patents and military commission 1974.016

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kings County (N.Y.) |x Militia. Militia.
Creator: Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, 1634-1715
Creator: New York (Colony). Governor (1664-1668 : Nicolls).
Creator: Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672
Title: Flatlands land patents and military commission
Dates [inclusive]: 1667-1787
Abstract: Two land patents issued by colonial New York Governors Richard Nicolls and Thomas Dongan, dating from 1667 and 1685, for the Town of Amersfort (Flatlands) in Kings County. Also included is a commission of appointment to the Kings County Militia issued to Nicholas Schenk of Gravesend, dated 1787.
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet in two folders in one oversize box.
Text [Oversize]: OS-4
Call Phrase: 1974.016
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.