[Document, 1665 August 30]

 

Title
[Document, 1665 August 30]
Library Location
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
August 30, 1665
Language
English
Physical Description
2 pages
Subjects
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Appoints at his pleasure Nicholas Verlett president of a Court of Judicature for the inhabitants of Bergen, Gemoenepaese, Ahasymes, and Hooboocken, to be held whenever necessary in the town of Bergen. Hermanssneem Casper Steynmets of Bergen and Elyas Michiels of Gemoenepaese are appointed magistrates. Verlett is to appoint a court clerk and a sergeant to execute such acts and warrants as shall be made from time to time, provided that these writs and suits be made in His Majesty's name. No appeal of suit under ten pounds should be made to the Governor and his Council. From the Public Records of the Province of New Jersey, III, 1. Certified by Bowes Reed. Entered before the Commission to settle the boundary between New York & New Jersey 23 August 1769.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12220