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Map of land belonging to Philip van Langen


Map of land belonging to Philip van Langen

Elselo, W.A. van

Title Leupe: Kaart van een stuk land, gelegen in de Wayamoe Creeq, regts in het afvaren.

This map shows a new piece of land of Philip van Langen (indicated with the letters A-D), situated east (right side of the map) of the Perica and Wayamoe creeks.

The survey was requested by Philip van Langen himself.

The lot turns out to measure 420 Surinamese acres (180,6 hectares).

The map was signed by the land surveyor on 2 December 1732 and ratified on 31 January 1733 in Paramaribo.

Scale of 100 Chains of 5 1/2 Rhineland rod = 128 ‘strepen’.

Taken from: [OBP Suriname] 1736, [fols.] 1227-1228.

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