Document, 1664 June 23

Name:
Berkeley, John, Lord; Carteret, George, Sir, 1610-1680; James II, King of England, 1633-1701
Title:
Document, 1664 June 23
Date:
1664 June 23
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
3
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
James, Duke of York, upon payment of ten shillings of lawful English money, acknowledges the sale to John Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret of all the tract of land called New Jersey or New Caesarea, which is adjacent to New England, westward of Long Island and Manhattan Island, bounded on the east by the ocean and the Hudson River, on the west by the Delaware Bay and River, on the south as far as Cape May by the ocean, and on the north as far as the northernmost branch of the Delaware Bay or River which is in the latitude of 41 degrees 40', and crossing over in a straight line to the Hudson River for one year dating from 1 May 1664 for the rent of one peppercorn. From the Public Records of the Province of New Jersey, VI, 1. Certified by Bowes Reed and John Thomson. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 31 July 1769.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1664 June 23