Document, 1686 September 01

Title:
Document, 1686 September 01
Date:
1686 September 01
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
2
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
According to instructions from the council, Philip Wells, surveyor of the Province of New York, was to run a line between New York and East Jersey, beginning in the latitude of 41 degrees and 40 minutes on the Delaware River, make a mark at that point, and give a punctual report, together with the other surveyors, and deliver it quickly at the Secretary's Office. Wells should also notice the nature of the soil and of the country and give Governor Dongan a report on it. From the Secretary's Office, New York, Minutes of the Council. Examined by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commission for settling the boundary between New York and New Jersey, 2 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, 1686 September 01