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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Indenture between John Brower of Flatlands and Peter Brower, 1700

This file, found in Box 5 of the William B. Bogardus Collection, was labeled as LAN II-55. It is an indenture dated 22 April 1700, in which John Brower of Flatlands conveyed property to Peter Brower of the same place. In this deed, "John Brower" is Jan Brouwer of Flatlands, and "Peter Brower" is his son, Pieter Brouwer.

John Brower to Peter Brower Indenture 1700

The file is a transcript of the indenture that was found in the file of William A. D. Eardeley, at the Queens Borough Public Library in Jamaica, Long Island. It is not new information. This indenture has been known of and has been mentioned previously. Source citations for an abstract and the original can be found at the Brouwer Genealogy Database, under Jan Brouwer's profile.

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