[Document, 1708 June 08]

 

Title
[Document, 1708 June 08]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
June 08, 1708
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Grants to the inhabitants of the uppermost bounds of the county of Burlington in the Western Division of the Province of New Jersey on the eastern shore of the Delaware River 30,000 acres which is to remain a perpetual township, to be called by the name of Amwell. The inhabitants are to choose a constable, an overseer of the poor, and an overseer of the highways, and are to enjoy all the privileges, rights, liberties and immunities of all other townships in the Province of New Jersey. From Lib. AAA, Records of Commissions, Secretary's Office at Burlington. Examined by Charles Pettit. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York and New Jersey 23 August 1769.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12225