Document, 1664 October 01

Title
Document, 1664 October 01
Library Location
New-York Historical Society
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1664 October 01
Physical Description
2
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
The Articles of agreement between Sir Robert Carr on behalf of Charles II and the Burgomasters on behalf of themselves and all the Dutch and Swedes living on the Delaware Bay and River contains an oath of allegiance to Charles II, which provides that "whoever of what Nation so ever doth submit to his Maties. Authority shall be protected in their Estates real and Personal whatsoever by his Maties. Laws and Justice" and that whoever takes the oath is from that time a free Denizen. From the New York Secretary's Office, Book of Entries, I, 60 f. Certified by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 31 July 1769.
Identifier
columbia.jay.09960