Document, 1664 December 01


Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672 (Author)
Bayly, John (Addressee)
Document, 1664 December 01
Because of the purchase of a tract of land within Nicolls's territory, and because of a deed of indenture in which the land is made over to John Bayly et al., Nicolls, so that the land may be sooner cultivated and inhabited, confirms and grants the lands to John Baker of New York, John Ogden of Northampton, John Bayly and Luke Watson of Jamaica, and t heir Associates, heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns forever. This land, bounded on the south by the Raritan River, on the east by the sea, on the north by Cull Bay, and on the west by the first river that empties into the Bay to the west, shall belong to the grantees, who are to pay to the Duke of York or his assigns "a certain Rent according to the Customary rate of the Country for new Plantations, "provided that they do not neglect to plant the land. The grantees have the liberty to purchase from the natives or others who own property the land as far as Snake Hill. >From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Patents L, 20f. Examined by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York - New Jersey 11 August 1769.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
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1664 December 01
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Library Location
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay