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Map of part of the Meulewijk plantation


Map of part of the Meulewijk plantation

Freuytenier, Jan

Title Leupe: Kaart van een stuk land, tusschen de Plantagie Corsane en de Wayamoe Creeq.

This map shows part of the Meulewijk plantation (indicated with the letters A-D); which lays east (topside of the map) of the the Perica and Wayamoe creeks.

The survey was requested by the owners.

The lot turns out to measure 200,9 Surinamese acres (86,387 hectares).

The Corsane plantation lies to the south of this land (to the right on the map).

The map was signed by the land surveyor on 24 Oktober 1735 and ratified on 28 January 1737 in Paramaribo.

Scale of 100 Chains of 5 1/2 Rhineland rod = 229 ‘strepen’.

Taken from: [OBP Suriname] 1736, [fols.] 1251-1252.

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