[Document, 1738 n.d.]

 

Name
Morris, Lewis, 1671-1746 (Author)
Title
[Document, 1738 n.d.]
Abstract
Certifies that in 1685 or 1686 Governor Thomas Dongan of New York and other councilmen of New York met with Governor Gawon Lawry of New Jersey and other councilmen of New Jersey on the west side of the Hudson River at the house of Colonel William Merret, and marked the latitude on a certain tree. Morris was told that New York and New Jersey on that occasion agreed that the mouth of Tappan Creek sho uld be the partition between New York and New Jersey. Certified as a true copy from the Public Record of the Province of New Jersey by Bowes Reed and John Thomson. Entered before the Commission to Settle the Boundary between New York and New Jersey [ca. 3 August 1769].
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
1738 n.d.
Physical Description
2 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/qcn6-dp32