Document, 1684 November 01

Title:
Document, 1684 November 01
Library Location:
New-York Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, 1634-1715; Tellers, William
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1684 November 01
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
4
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Whereas Dohorywachqua and Orage, representatives of the four Mohawk "castles", for themselves and for Canachquo, Ocquary and Sohoriowachque, the lawful owners of the land mentioned, on 3 July 1672 sold to Sander Glenn, John Van Epps, and Sweer Teunesse, acting for the inhabitants of the town of Schenectady, a tract called Canaquarioeny adjacent to Schenectady, Dongan now grants and confirms this land to William Teller et al. on behalf of the inhabitants of the town of Schenectady. This patent shall not annul a former one dated 30 October 1683, for a piece of land of 160 within Schenectady granted to Jaques Cornelise, William Teller et al. shall hold the land in free and command socage according to the tenure of the Manor of East Greenwich in Kent, paying yearly as quit rent 40 bushels of good winter wheat on or before 25 March to an agent of the Duke of York at Albany. From the New York Secretary's Office, Lib. Patents V, 12f.Examined by Goldsbrow Banyar. Entered before the Commission for settling the boundary between New York and New Jersey [July - October] 1769.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.12295

Document, 1684 November 01