Brief of a Title in the Seventeen Townships in the County of Luzerne: A Syllabus of the Controversy Between Connecticut and Pennsylvania

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L. S. Hart, 1879 - 145 páginas
 

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Página 45 - We are unanimously of opinion that the State of Connecticut has no right to the lands in controversy. We are also unanimously of opinion that the jurisdiction and pre-emption of all the territory lying within the charter boundary of Pennsylvania, and now claimed by the State of Connecticut, do of right belong to the State of Pennsylvania.
Página 14 - ... distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
Página 10 - Company, and their successors, all that part of our dominions in New-England, in America, bounded on the east by Narragansett river, commonly called Narragansett bay, where the said river falleth into the sea ; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts...
Página 7 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Página 9 - The Governor and Company of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America...
Página 8 - River, the space of forty leagues "upon a straight line near the shore, towards the southwest, " west, and by south or west, as the coast lieth, towards Virginia, "accounting three English miles to the league...
Página 41 - ... to appoint, by joint consent, commissioners or judges to constitute a court for hearing and determining the matter in question...
Página 8 - Merrimack, or to the northward of any and every part thereof, and all lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the limits aforesaid, north and south in latitude and breadth, and in length and longitude, of and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main lands there, from the Atlantic and western sea and ocean on the east part, to the south sea on the west part...
Página 121 - Opinion that the State of Connecticut has no right to the Lands in Controversy. — We are also unanimously of Opinion that the Jurisdiction and Preemption of all the Territory lying within the Charter boundary of Pennsylvania and now claimed by the state of Connecticut do of Right belong to the State of Pennsylvania.
Página 48 - ... degree of north latitude, one hundred and twenty miles west of the western boundary line of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as now claimed by said Commonwealth, and from thence by a line...

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