Document, 1674 November 06

Title
Document, 1674 November 06
Library Location
New-York Historical Society
Name
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 (Author)
Cantwell, Captain (Addressee)
Tom, William (Addressee)
Format
correspondence
Digital Project
Papers of John Jay
Date
1674 November 06
Physical Description
1
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary
Having received New York on behalf of His Majesty from the Dutch, Andros authorizes Cantwell and Tom to take possession of the fort at Newcastle, as well as the cannon and stores there or along any other parts of the river, pursuant to the articles of peace. Cantwell and Tom should repossess other part of the King's land and settle his subjects on them in their just rights, particularly at the Whorekill. Cantwell and Tom should behave in an amicable manner with the neighboring colonies. From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Entries 1674/1677, 8. Examined by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commission for settling the boundary between New York and New Jersey 1 August 1769.
Identifier
columbia.jay.12300