[Document, 1738 n.d.]

 

Title
[Document, 1738 n.d.]
Library Location
Name
Morris, Lewis, 1671-1746 (Author)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1738 n.d.
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Certifies that in 1685 or 1686 Governor Thomas Dongan of New York and other councilmen of New York met with Governor Gawon Lawry of New Jersey and other councilmen of New Jersey on the west side of the Hudson River at the house of Colonel William Merret, and marked the latitude on a certain tree. Morris was told that New York and New Jersey on that occasion agreed that the mouth of Tappan Creek should be the partition between New York and New Jersey. Certified as a true copy from the Public Record of the Province of New Jersey by Bowes Reed and John Thomson. Entered before the Commission to Settle the Boundary between New York and New Jersey [ca. 3 August 1769].
Identifier
columbia.jay.09891