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DRAFT of a Tract of Land situate in Kingston one of the Seventeen Townships in the County of Luzerne; being Number Fifteen in the Third Division of the said Township and containing Eighty Seven Acres and Sixty Four perches and the usual allowance of Six per centum for Roads: Re-surveyed the Tenth day of September One Thousand Eight Hundred and Two for Daniel Hoyt by order of the Commissioners duly appointed for putting in execution an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania, passed the Fourth day of April, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Nine, entitled "An Act offering Compensation to Pennsylvania Claimants of certain Lands within the Seventeen Townships of the County of Luzerne, and for other purposes therein mentioned," and the Supplement thereto. TO SAMUEL COCHRAN Esq.

Surreyor General,

THOS, SAMBOURNE. Surreyor to the Said Commissioners December 1st 1802.

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WE the undersigned Commissioners, duly appointed for putting in execution an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania, entitled "An Act for offering compensation to the Pennsylvania Claimants of certain Lands within the seventeen Townships in the County of Luzerne and for other purposes therein mentioned, "passed the 4th day of April 1799, and the Supplement thereto passed the 15th day of March, 1800, and the further Supplement thereto passed the 6th day of April, 1802, DO CERTIFY, That Daniel Hoyt Is the Owner as a Connecticut Claimant of Eightyseven Acres and Sixty-four perches of Land in the Township of KINGSTON, one of the before mentioned seventeen Townships; being Lot Number Fifteen, in the Third Division in the said Township: WHICH Lot Number Fifteen was occupied and acquired by a Connecticut Claimant. an actual Settler there before the time of the Decree of Trenton, and was particularly assigned to such actual Settler, prior to the said Decree. agreeably to the regulations then in force among such Settlers. The sald Land (a Draught of Sur vey whereof is hereto annexed) is included in the application of Daniel Hoyt, under the provisions of the acts aforesaid: of which application an official transcript has been transmitted to us from the Land Office of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

THOMAS COOPER,

JNO. STEELE,
November 10th. 1803.

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INDEX.

PAGE
ACT OF 1783, o stay procedings, ................

634
1787, the contirming law, ............... 868
1788, the suspension act, .......

675
1795, the intrusion law, .....
1799, the compromise act, . ........

....... 708

. . . . . . . . . . . . 715
1802, to maintain territorial rights, ...
Armstrong, William, conveyance from,. ...
Assembly, general resolution of, ....

655
reply of the committee of, ...

... 645
David Mead to committee of, ............ 650, 652

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129

BAIRD, SAMUEL, letters from, .............. 369, 755
Balliet, Col. Stephen, letter from, ...

381
letter to, . . .

655
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Barton, Matthias, letter to, ..

455
memorial of, ...........

736
Bayard, John, letters to, ..

653
Beach, Nathan, letter from, ....
Bell, William, letter from, ..................
Berwick, representation from, ..
Beverly's History of Virginia quoted, .
Biddle, Col. Clement, letter from, ...
Bingham, William, letters from,......

::. 330, 313
letter to, ........... .
Boudinot, Elias, letter from, . ...

letter to, ......................
Bowman, Ebenezer, letter from, ................
Braintrim submissions, .........
Burroughs, William G., letter from, .......... ...
Butler, Lord, letter from, ...................
Buyers, John, letter from,...................

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...... 664

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CAMDEN, LORD, opinion of Connecticut claim, ......... 178
Catlin, Putnam, letter from,..............

letter to,., .................
Cavell, Matthew, letter from, .............
Certificates, form of, ............
Charles II, charter of Connecticut from, .
letter from to Col. Richard Nicolls, . .

. . . . . . . . . . . 189
letter to the Colony of Connecticut, .........

letter to the New England colonies; ...........
Charlott, Stephen, and others, claims of, .............
Chinaumuck, an island in Susquehanna, ...........
Claverick submissions, ...........

......... 571
Coates, John R., letters from, ........

....... 343, 346, 372, 374
letters to, ................... 499, 509, 510
Cochran, Samuel, letter to, ..................

.483
Colchester, company of, .................... 12

union of, with Susquehanna company, ..........
Compromise act of 1799,
Confirming law of 1787, .................

vote on, .............
dissentient to committee's report to repeal, ....... 680
repeal of, ................· ·

682
vote on repeal, ..................... 683

dissentient of the minority, .... .......... 684
Connecticut claint, an examination of,........... 125-214
bounds of patents, .

...... 137
construction of charter limits, .... ....... 138
sea boundaries, ................ 141, 164, 192
a copy of the old patent for, ..... . ..... 143, 181
extravagant construction of grant to, .. ::... 146
length and extent of boundaries, . .......... 146, 211
liberal construction of grant to, ........

...... 147
western boundary confirmed, .............. 154
letters to, from New Haven Colony, ........ 155, 207
cannot claim lands westward of Connecticut river, ....158
has the least of all claims, ............... 161
answers from, to New Haven, ............ 164, 208
Gov. Wolcott's disclaimer, . ............... 166
Gov. Fitch's disclaimer, . .. . ....... , 167
assembly in 1755, made no pretensions of right, .... 168, 213
map of, in 1766, .. ......... ......
first claim of, in 1773, .................... 170
some law opinions answered, .......

169

........

175
184

petitions for a charter.

...:::. 189

210

2212

225

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Connecticut-continued.

charter of, from Charles II., ...............
decree of southern bounds, ....
last reply of New Haven Colony to, .......
situation of present practical colony, ... .
records of, as examined by Pennsylvania,

.. 215-275
letters to, from King Charles, ..............
boundaries between, and Duke of York, .....
agreement with Governor Dongan, .......
agreement between New York and, ...

... 228
confirms the agreement, .........

231
boundary survey approved, ......

236
places in which monuments were fixed, .

2.12
minutes of the general court, ........
remonstrance of court to assembly, .
letter of Gor. Winthrop to Gov. Mason, .

261
reply of New Haven Colony, .........
return answer to New Haven, .....

........ 263
reply of New Haven, .................

26
queries to, by the Lords of Trade, ............ 269
answers of, to, ............. ....... 270
Dutch records in connection with the boundaries of, 277 -322
action of assembly of, in 1683, .............. 303
settlers, representation of the, .............. 359

letters from commissioners to, .............. 506
Conyngham, David H., letter from, .............: 352

letters to, ................. 442, 472, 474, 500
Cook. John, letter from, .................... 339

letter to, ........................ 436
Council of Censors, action of, ................. 640
Coxe, Tench, letters from, ...: 385, 721, 724, 725, 740, 752, 767
letters to, ........

..... 466, 728, 731, 733–735, 768

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DALLAS, ALEXANDER J., letter from ....

367
Dana, Anderson, deposition of, . ....... ........
Dean, William, letter from, ..................

letter to, ........ ............ 47;
Demuth, Mr., letter to, .... ............
Denison, Nathan, letter from, to committee at Easton, .... 620)
Dickinson, Jolin, letters to, . .. ........... 629,
Dongan, Gov. Thomas, agreement as to boundary, . ..... 225, 312
Donaldson, John, letter from, ..... ......... 380
Dorsey, Peter V., letter from, ................ 376

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493

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Duffield, George, letter to, from-

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James Orbison, ..................... 380

Thomas Cooper, .. ......... ........
Dunwoody's, meeting of Pennsylvania claimants at, .......
Dutch claim from Cape Hinlopen to Cape Cod, ....... 149, 198
Dyer, Eliphalet, appointed agent to England, .......... 37

E.
ELLICOTT, ANDREW, letters from, ............. 383, 768

letters to, ...................... 754, 767
England's title to North America, ...........
Erwin, Arthur, letter from, .......

....... 694
Evans, John, letter from, ...

374
Ewing, John, Jr., letter from,..................

351
Exeter submissions, . ..................... 544

128

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FARMER, ROBERT A., letters from,..

. 379, 383
Fell, Judge Jesse, letters from, .............. 354, 366

letters to, ................. ... 440, 472
Fenwick, George, deed for the fort at Saybrook, , .. 136, 183

agreement of 1645, ................... 217
Field, John, letter from, .

. 728
Fitch, Governor, acknowledges Pennsylvania's right, ... :. 167
Francis, Tench, his case for the attorney general, .....
Franklin, John, appointed clerk, . ............... 109
letter from, .............

656
memorial of, ..........:::::

... 636
Foulke, Owen, letter from, .................. 329
Fullerton, Margaret, letter to, .............. .. 446

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GARDNER, JOSEPH, letter from, ........

.643
Gore, Obediah, letter from, ...........

692
letter to, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

433
Grant, Thomas, letters to, ................. 436, 720
Griffin, Cyrus, letter to President Dickinson, .... .... 631

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HACKLI'YT quoted, ...................... 128
Hamilton, Duke of, grant, . ................ 166, 191
Hanover granted to the Stewarts & Co., ....

76
submissions,

.............. 519
Harris, Robert, letter from, ..............

.... 365
Hartford, approval of the treaty of, ...........

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