Document, 1694 May 17

Title:
Document, 1694 May 17
Date:
1694 May 17
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
1
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
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 Office, 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--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1694 May 17