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At the Distance of Forty-two miles we sett up a stake and heaped some stones round it for a monument in the said line being on the west side of a dry swamp and mark.d some trees on Each sido of s Monument in a Nearly North 12 dtg. 30 min. East Course.

At the Distance of 41 miles we put up a stake & heaped up some stunes round it for a Monument in said line being on the East side of a swatup and on the west side of a rocky hill being about 20 rods from the foot of s Hill and marked some trees on Each side of said monument in a Nearly North 12 dey. 30 min. East Course.

At the Distance of 47 miles we sett up a stake and heaped up some stones round it for a Monument in the said line being in the East side of a hill Westerly from the south End of Tuconick mountain and are distant on a west 12 deg. 30 min. North Course sixty rods from the North branch of the Ten mile river.

At the Distance of fifty Miles we marked an Iron-Wood tree with three Notches on the North and south sides and a chip off above and the figures xxXxx on the West side thereof and put some stones to the root of sd tree standing in the west side of a Spruce Swamp being about 18 rods East from Taconick Road.

And the Monuments that were fixed is sett up in the Eastern line of the Additionall lands added out of the Colony of Connecticutt to the Province of New York Running paralell to the aforsa Nearly North 12 deg. 30 min. East line and unto which reference is made as above mentioned were fixed or set up Corisponding to each of the aforsd Monuments fixed up in the western line as afors' Distant from the same on a south 77 deg. 30 min. East Course or at Right Angles to the afors' Nearly nor:h 12 deg. 30 min. East line On mile three quarters & twenty rods and were fixed and set up in the places following Viz'

Corisponding to the Monument fixed or set up at the two miles distance we heaped up some stones for a Monument on the west side of a rocky hill Near to a chessnut Oak tree marked with 3 Notches on the north and south side.

The monument Corrisponding to the monument at 4 miles Distance as aforse is a stake with a heap of stones round it about twenty rods and a half to the Eastward of Mopo brook. (Senate, No. 165.]

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The Monum' Corrisponding to the monument at six miles distance as afors" is a stake with a heap of stones round it near the north end of a swamp and by a footpath leading to Danbury.

The monument corrisponding to the monument at eight Miles distance as aforesd is a stake and heap of stones round it in a hollow upon a high rocky hill.

The Monument Corrisponding to the monument at ten Miles distance as afors" is a stake with a heap of stones round it in a springy ground on the west side of a high hill.

The Monument Corrisponding to the Monument at 12 Miles distance as aforgd was set up at the end of two miles on a line running Nearly North 12 deg. 30 min. East from the monum' Corrisponding to the monument at 10 miles distance because we could not carry the perpendicular across the Great Swamp that was overflowed by Croton River, and we marked the trees in the said two miles with 3 Notches on the North and South sides. this Monument is a heap of stones round a small white oak tree.

The Monunient Corrisponding to the Monument at 14 miles Distant is a stake & heap of stones standing on the North West side of a hill.

The Monument Corisponding to the Monument at Sixteen miles Distance is a stake & heap of stones on a high hill there being two small ponds to the south eastward of the Monument the Nearest to which is about five rods to the Monument.

The Monument Corresponding to the monument at 18 miles Distance as afors' is a stake & heap of stones on a Ledge of Rocks on the West side of a hill.

The Monument Corisponding to the Monument at 20 miles Distance as aforse is a stake and heap of stones in a wett piece of Ground in the west side of a steep Rocky hill.

The Monument Corresponding to ye Monument at 22 miles Distance is a stake & heap of stones on the East side of New Fairfield Hills.

The Monument Corisponding to the monument at 24 miles distance is a stake & heap of stones on the North west Descent of a hill that is on the East side of a brook that Issues from the pond before mentioned.

The Monument Corisponding to the monument at 26 miles Distance is a stake & heap of stones on the west side of an high hill & is thirty-five chains & forty-five lincks on the perpendicular line from the East side of the Ten mile River.

The Monument Corisponding to the monument at 28 miles distance as afors' is a heap of stones on the east brow of a high hill at which place we saw New Milford Town Ousatanuck river Runing at the foot of said hill.

The monument Corisponding to the Monument at 30 miles Distance as aforesd is a stake & heap of stones at the south end of a high hill.

The monument Corresponding to the Monument at 33 miles Distance is a heap of stones on the top of a hollow rock on the West side of a hill,

The Monument Corrisponding to the monument at 35 miles distance as afors' is a heap of stones on the top of a Rock on the west side of a hill.

The Monument Corisponding to the monument at 37 miles Distance as afors is a stake & a heap of stones on the North side of a Ridge and is 60 links North 31 degrees West from a Rock Lying there in the Ground.

The Monument Corisponding to the Monument at 40 miles distance is a stake and heap of stones at the west side of a swamp & 40 rods on the perpendicular line Easterly from the ten mile River.

The Monument Corisponding to the Monument at 42 miles distance is a stake and heap of stones on the brow of a steep bank on the North side of the Ten mile river where it runs Easterly and is likewise 21 rods on the perpendicular line East from the East side of the sd River.

The Monument Corisponding to the Monument at 44 miles Distance is a stake and heap of stones standing at the foot of a hill and 12 rods from the East side of a Large pond.

The Monum' Corisponding to the Monument at 47 miles distance is a stake and heap of stones in a low piece of ground lying south-westerly of Taconick mountains and North Westerly from a Meadow and is near the Waggon path from Woatange to Tacanick. We likewise marked some trees on each side of the before mentioned monuments in a line running nearly north 12 deg. 30 min. East when any trees stood on the said line near the said monuments.

In Witness Whereof we have hereunto set our hands at Dover
in Dutchess County in the province of New York this Fourteenth
Day of May in the Fourth Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne
Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britaine,
France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c Annoq
Domini 1731.
Saml EELLS

CADWALLADER COLDEN
ROGER WCLCOTT

VINCENT MATHEWS
EDMUND LEWIS

G WILLETT
J. BRUYN Jun', Dep.ty Sur".

CONTENTS.

Page.

LETTER to the President of the Senate, accompanying

Commissioners' report, April 7th, 1857,............... 1

RESOLUTION of Senate referring Commissioners' report to

a select committee. Report of committee,. ............
REPORT OF COMMISSIONERS. Introduction. Appoint-

ment of commissioners, p. 5. First meeting, p. 6. Origin
of boundary line, p. 7. Condition of line as found by

commissioners. Note on variation of the needle,........
Byram River, from “ Lyons Point” to the “ Great stone at

the Wading place.” Old description...........
Disputed coustruction. How determined, ..............
66 The Great Stone at the Wading place," ................
Line N. N. W. from Byram River, Rock marked, and char-

coal buried in 1725, found,.

Difficulties on this portion of the line, .........

Line parallel to the Sound,......

Supposed monument at S. W. corner of Lewisboro'.

Line running northerly to Ridgefield angle, ...........

Line from Ridgefield angle to Mass.,...

Monument in Mass. line, ......

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The recognized or traditionary line-variance from a

straight line,.......

Disagreement with Connecticut Commissioners. Meeting at

Stamford, Nov. 6th, 1856,............................
Powers of Commissioners. Former laws and agreements,
Advice of counsel,...................................
Correspondence with Connecticut commissioners.

Expenses,...........................................

Refusal of Connecticut commissioners to account,........

Statement of money paid out,......

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