[Document, 1684 April 09]

Title
[Document, 1684 April 09]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
April 09, 1684
Language
English
Physical Description
1 page
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
The Governor, having sent for the Indians of Minisink, said that the Duke of York had given some land to the inhabitants of East Jersey, to be purchased with the consent of the Indians. The Governor said that the Indians should go with the surveys ors, that he would take no land but what was bought from the Indians, and that the men of East Jersey were to buy no land on the other side of the partition. The men from East Jersey were directed to proceed from the Hudson River directly to the Delaware, accompanied by one sachem of each nation and six other Indians. [From the Lib. Minutes of the Council, New York Secretary's Office. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 23 August 1769.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12227