Fine Books & Manuscripts
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
November 14, 2010 11:00 AM
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM
(Colonial New York), Autograph manuscript document, December 12, 1670, one page, signed by N. Bayard Secretary, Johannes de Peyster, Johannes van Brugh, and I. Bedloo, a sale of land to Christoffer Amir, folio, 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in., (iron gall burn in spots, loss around wax seal, reinforced folds on verso, else good). Note: This document is in the hand of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Stuyvesant's nephew and later Mayor of New York. The land being sold is now part of Wall Street.