Early Land Records in Dutch
compiled in 2009 for the Lansingburgh Historical Society
• Deed from Anaemhanitt (Mohican Indian) to Robert Saunders, Dec. 30, 1678, for land known as Popgassick, and the Whale Island; book 3, page 13.
• Mortgage from Gekameek and Massehaes (Mahikanders), Sept. 11, 1686 [recorded May 10, 1698] for land in Schachkook [probably in Pleasantdale, adjoining Lansingburgh on the north]; book 4, page 108.
• Contract of Sale (not executed) between Annape and Amahanet (Mahikan Indians) [undated, probably 1679-1680] relative to land north of the mill of Andreas Albertse Bradt [on the Poesten Kill] and the Piscawen Kill [near Dow Street, and adjoining the Stone Arabia Patent on the south]; book 3, p. 222.
• Contract of Sale between Robert Saunders and Johannes Wendell, June 28, 1680, for land known as Stone Arabia, opposite Anthony Van Schaick’s farm, also including Whale Island; book 3, page 73.
• Deed from Robert Saunders to Pieter Piertersen Van Woggelom, May 26, 1683, for woodland and a swamp, on the south side of the Piscawen Kill [adjoining Lansingburgh on the south, south of Glen Avenue]; book 3, p. 139.
• Deed from Robert Saunders to Johannes Wendell, May 26, 1683, for the Stone Arabia Patent, including a farm, house, barn, horses, and cattle, roughly opposite the land between the second to third kill on the west side of the river [between the Piscawen Kill and the north end of Lansingburgh]; book 3, pp. 173-174, misstated as p. 179 in Pearson]