Document, 1682 March 01

Title:
Document, 1682 March 01
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1682 March 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:
In order to better govern the province, East New Jersey is to be divided into four counties: Bergen, which contains the land between the Hudson River and the Hackensack River, beginning at Constables Hook and extending to the northern boundary of New Jersey; Essex, from the west side of the Hackensack River and the division between Woodbridge and Elizabeth Town westward and northward to the boundaries of the province; Middlesex, from the division between Essex County and the Woodbridge line as far eastward as Chesequeake Harbor, southwest to the Division line of the province and north to the boundary of the province; Monmouth, from the west boundary of Middlesex county, westward, southward, and northward to the boundaries of the province. From the Public Records of the Province of New Jersey VI, 25. Examined by Bowes Reed. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 26 August 1769.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12233

Document, 1682 March 01