Document, 1686 June 30

Title:
Document, 1686 June 30
Date:
1686 June 30
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
2
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
Gawen Lawry, Deputy Governor of East New Jersey, and John Skene, Deputy Governor of West New Jersey, with several men from both governments, acquainted Thomas Dongan, Governor of New York, of their intention to run the line of the three governments. Dongan agreed with this, and further proposed that the most northerly branch of the Delaware River, according to the patent, should first be agreed upon and fixed, that on 1 September 1687 the surveyors should meet at the fork of the Delaware River to determine its most northerly branch by the vote of two of the three surveyors, George Keith, Andrew Robinson, and Philip Wells. This was agreed upon and concluded. 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 June 30