Document, 1708 June 08

Document, 1708 June 08

 

 

Title:
Document, 1708 June 08
Abstract:
Grants to the inhabitants of the uppermost bounds of the county of Burlington in the Western Division of the Province of New Jersey on the eastern shore of the Delaware River 30,000 acres which is to remain a perpetual township, to be called by the name of Amwell. The inhabitants are to choose a constable, an overseer of the poor, and an overseer of the highways, and are to enjoy all the privileges, rights, liberties and immunities of all other townships in the Province of New Jersey. From Lib. AAA, Records of Commissions, Secretary's Office at Burlington. Examined by Charles Pettit. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 23 August 1769.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1708 June 08
Physical Description:
2
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay