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Map of a parcel at the Para Creek


Map of a parcel at the Para Creek

Freuytenier, Jan

Title Leupe: Kaart van een stuk land, gelegen in Para creeq, links in het opvaren.

This survey of a parcel at the Para Creek was conducted on request of its owner, Benedictus Mighielsen. The extent of the parcel turns out to be 447 Surinamese acres (205,11 hectares). To the north lays the Regtwelt Plantation and the land of Ornoribo, to the south the Vrijheijt Plantation and to the east the land belonging to the widow of Sir Roderigues. The map was signed on 11 December 1731 and ratified on 28 April 1733.

North is right.

Scale-bar of 70 chains of 5 1/2 Rhineland rods = 130 ‘strepen’

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