[Document, 1769 September 07]

 

Title
[Document, 1769 September 07]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
September 07, 1769
Language
English
Physical Description
3 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
The deponent does not remember any conversation with Richard Gardner about the reasons the proprietors of New Jersey had people lease the disputed lands from New Jersey. However the deponent asked Richard Gardner what the proprietors did with the money received from the leases. Gardner replied that they were to be used to defray the expenses of any controversy which might arise between New York and New Jersey over these lands. Signed by Samuel Seely. In Jay's hand.
Identifier
columbia.jay.11145