2pp, fol., minor repairs at edges. Convening the provincial legislature to address the "long standing" boundary dispute between Massachusetts and New York; in a fine italic hand. -- BANCKER, G[erardus]. Autograph "Field Book kept on running the Boundary Line between the Colony of New York and Province of Massachusetts Bay by G. Bancker," v.p., 6 October to 4 November 1773. 8pp, 4to, sewn, minor wear. Highly detailed account of the survey of this controversial boundary, noting landmarks (trees, streams, rock outcrops, houses, etc.), during the month-long survey from Kittery Maine to Sheffield, then Claverack, Bassington and Kinderhook, New York. -- CORNBURY, Edward HYDE, Viscount (1661-1723). ALS as New York Governor to Massachusetts Governor Dudley, New York, 16 December 1702. 1p, fol., integral blank. Fine letter sending printed "votes of our Generall Assembly," and complaining that he has found "this Government extreamly in debt, by my Lord Bellomont's and Captain Nansan's mismanagement, soe that the people of this Province are really not able to doe what they would otherwise doe for the defence of this Country" Rare. -- COLDEN, Alexander, Surveyor General of New York. ADS, 19 April 1764. 3 pp, 4to, foxing along edges. Instructions to William Cockburn , Deputy Surveyor, for survey of large tracts along Lake George. -- COLDEN. ADS, 24 May 1764. 3pp, 4to. Survey instructions for lands bordering Lake Champlain and Wood Creek for Lt. Col. John St. Claire, Major John Skene and others. -- [NEW YORK]. Seven manuscript and partly printed documents relating to land holdings in New York and New England, various dates from 20 September 1694 to 31 December 1771. Various sizes. One signed by Governor Wm. Dunmore, others by G. Banyar on behalf of Governor Wm. Tryon. -- [MASSACHUSETTS]. Ten manuscript and partly printed documents relating to lands in Worcester, Massachusetts, various dates from 1738 to 1758. Various sizes, generally good condition, with seals. Together 23 items. (23) " /> [COLONIAL AMERICA]. BERNARD, Sir Francis (1712-1779), <I>Governor of Massachusetts</I>. Autograph address "to Gentlemen of the Council and House of Representatives," "Council Chamber" [Boston?], 30 December 1767. <I>2pp, fol., minor repairs at edges</I>. Convening the provincial legislature to address the "long standing" boundary dispute between Massachusetts and New York; in a fine italic hand. -- BANCKER, G[erardus]. Autograph "Field Book kept on running the Boundary Line between the Colony of New York and Province of Massachusetts Bay by G. Bancker," v.p., 6 October to 4 November 1773. <I>8pp, 4to, sewn, minor wear</I>. Highly detailed account of the survey of this controversial boundary, noting landmarks (trees, streams, rock outcrops, houses, etc.), during the month-long survey from Kittery Maine to Sheffield, then Claverack, Bassington and Kinderhook, New York. -- CORNBURY, Edward HYDE, Viscount (1661-1723). ALS as New York Governor to Massachusetts Governor Dudley, New York, 16 December 1702. <I>1p, fol., integral blank</I>. Fine letter sending printed "votes of our Generall Assembly," and complaining that he has found "this Government extreamly in debt, by my Lord Bellomont's and Captain Nansan's mismanagement, soe that the people of this Province are really not able to doe what they would otherwise doe for the defence of this Country" Rare. -- COLDEN, Alexander, <I>Surveyor General of New York</I>. ADS, 19 April 1764. <I>3 pp, 4to, foxing along edges</I>. Instructions to William Cockburn , Deputy Surveyor, for survey of large tracts along Lake George. -- COLDEN. ADS, 24 May 1764. <I>3pp, 4to</I>. Survey instructions for lands bordering Lake Champlain and Wood Creek for Lt. Col. John St. Claire, Major John Skene and others. -- [NEW YORK]. Seven manuscript and partly printed documents relating to land holdings in New York and New England, various dates from 20 September 1694 to 31 December 1771. <I>Various sizes</I>. One signed by Governor Wm. Dunmore, others by G. Banyar on behalf of Governor Wm. Tryon. -- [MASSACHUSETTS]. Ten manuscript and partly printed documents relating to lands in Worcester, Massachusetts, various dates from 1738 to 1758. <I>Various sizes, generally good condition, with seals</I>. <I>Together 23 items.</I> (23) | Christie's