Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Bristol Borough 1720 Creation shape letters patent (code) mouth of Mill-creek, where it emptieth itself into the river Delaware

Map

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 by the channel of the same creek upwards, by the several courses thereof bridge, called Otter's bridge
2 by Joseph Bond's land N 52° E 1584 ft. post
3 N 39° E 907.5 ft. post
4 by the Wast and the Mill-dam south-east S 45° E 957 ft.
5 from the end of the said dam east eight degrees south S 82° E 2310 ft. post
6 south-east S E 1732.5 ft. post by the said river Delaware
7 down the same river west twenty-seven degrees south S 63° W 3168 ft. place of beginning

Change Measurement Units

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Distances:  Feet; Feet & inches; Rods; Rods & feet; Rods, feet, & inches; or Chains.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Bristol Borough 1720 Creation yes Nov 14, 1720