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Map of lots on the Cottica River


Map of lots on the Cottica River

Freuytenier, Jan

Title Leupe: Kaart van de landen behoorende aan de Plantagie Mawiribo aan beide oevers gelegen.

This map shows the Mawaribo plantation (coloured red) which stretches to both banks of the Cottica river.

The survey was done on request of Sir Christoffel de Vries, the owner of the Mawaribo plantation.

The two pieces of land, indicated with the letters A-E and F-L, turn out to be 1000 and 1100 Surinamese acres (430 and 473 hectares).

To the north (top on the map) lays the Jirgo plantation (coloured yellow).

The map was signed by the surveyor in May 1734 and ratified on 10 August 1736.

Taken from: [OBP Suriname] 1736 [fols.] 1339-1340.

Scale of 100 Chains of 5 1/2 Rhineland rods = 65 ‘strepen’.

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