Appoints Philip Carteret during their pleasure, as Governor of the tract
of land known as New Jersey or New Caesarea, bounded by the sea and the Hudson River on
the east, on the west by the Delaware Bay and River, and on the north by a straight line
to be drawn from a point on the northernmost branch of the Delaware River in the
latitude of 41 degrees 40' to a point in the latitude of 41 degrees on the Hudson River.
Carteret is empowered to appoint councilors, and officers for the security of the land
and exercise in arms. He may do all thinks which belong to the office of Governor. From
the Public Records of the Province of New Jersey, III, 27. Entered before the New York -
New Jersey Boundary Commission 31 July 1769.
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