Document, 1664 October 01

Title:
Document, 1664 October 01
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1664 October 01
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
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

Document, 1664 October 01

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