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Map of land belonging to the Lemmers family


Map of land belonging to the Lemmers family

Freuytenier, Jan

Title Leupe: Kaart van drie stukken land, gelegen tusschen de Wayamoe-Kreek en de Plantage de Eendragt.

This map shows the land divided between Gerrit Lemmers, Andries Wossink and Nicolaas Lemmers (indicated with the letters A-D), situated to the north of (above on the map) the Perica and Watamoe creeks.

The survey was requested by Nicolaas Lemmers (whose land is indicated with the letters E-H) to come to a proper division of land.

The lot of Nicolaas Lemmers turns out to measure 202 Surinamese acres (86.86 hectares).

The Eendragt plantation is seento the west of this land (to the left on the map).

Earlier transactions of the depicted land are mentioned in the annotations on the right side of the map.

The map was signed by the land surveyor on 11 July 1731 and ratified on 21 July 1732 in Paramaribo.

Scale of 60 Chains of 5 ½ Rhineland rods = 165 ‘strepen’.

Two copies of this map, VEL 1915A and B, have not been individually included in the Atlas of Mutual Heritage.

Taken from: [OBP Suriname] 1732, [fols.] 1050-1051.

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