Document, issued in the name of Queen Anne, of England, one page, folio, [15 by 17 1/2 inches], on vellum, May 15, 1703. A land grant in favor of William Lawrents for a small island containing about eight acres, sitting at the mouth of Little Spillgate, and between great and Little Agazzi Islands in the County of New York…. The island referred to is probably in the area now known as Hellgate, on the East River, near what is now called North and South Brother Islands. Matted in rust and oak.
In a deep, antique gilt frame measuring 21 1/2 inches wide by 29 inches high.
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