[Document, 1769 September 05]

 

Title
[Document, 1769 September 05]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
September 05, 1769
Language
English
Physical Description
3 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
The deponent, 42 years old, living near Pompton River, owns no land, and is not interested in the outcome of the controversy. The persons of the Saddle River Precinct named in exhibit 46 live northward of the line run by James Clinton and Anthony Dennis, pay taxes to New Jersey, and serve in the New Jersey militia. He heard of a line run through the northern parts of the Saddle River Precinct, across the Ramapo River and Tuxetown Pond, northward of Sterling, to the head of Long Pond. The inhabitants of both sides of this line have considered it the boundary between New York and New Jersey for sixteen or seventeen years. Signed, Dennis Morris, his mark, In Jay's hand.
Identifier
columbia.jay.11130