[Document, 1694 May 17]

Title
[Document, 1694 May 17]
Abstract
The parts of the province formerly called the first and second tenths, limited by the River Derwent on the north and the River Crosswell on the south shall henceforth be called the County of Burlington. The inhabitants of the land above the River Derwent shall belong and be subject to the jurisdiction of the court of Burlington until further order by the General Assembly. From the Secretary's Offic e, Burlington, "A Record containing the Agreements, Acts, and Laws of the General Free Assembly of the Province of West New Jersey in America and confirmed by the Governor thereof etc." Examined by Charles Pettit. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 26 August 1769.
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
May 17, 1694
Physical Description
1 page
Language
English
Library Location
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/vw4t-f722