Concessions and Agreements

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The proprietors of New Jersey signed a constitution, which they made public under the title of "The Concessions and agreement of the Lords Proprietors of New Jersey, to and with all and every of the adventurers, and all such as shall settle and plant there."

Text of the Concessions

  1. Wee doe consent and agree...
  2. Which Assemblies are to have power...
  3. The Governor with his Councell...
  4. For the better security...
  5. And that the planting of the said Province...
  6. And that the lands may be more regularlie laid out...