Document, 1770 n.d.

Title:
Document, 1770 n.d.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Griffin, Ezekiel; Verplanck, Philip
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1770 n.d.
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
New York Supreme Court case of John Doe ex dem Philip Verplanck, et al., v. Ezekiel Griffin. "Notes for summing up" in Jay's hand. Case involves land situated in region of Bedford, New York. Argument for the defendant-adverse possession for an extended period. Also, that the land was granted subsequent to the agreement ceding Bedford township to New York, but before that agreement was approved by the King and the Duke of York. Until such approval was given, the land remained under the jurisdiction of Connecticut.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.08188

Document, 1770 n.d.