Early Supreme court document dated Anno 4 of William & Mary’s reign . A complaint by John Marsh against John Ferris Junior seeking compensation of fifty pounds regarding a corn mill… etc. Document is unsigned but likely written by one of four assistant judges: Joseph Johnson, William Smith, Stephen Van Cortlandt or William Pinhorne. The Chief Justice was Joseph Dudley.
CITY OF NEW YORK. SS.
JOHN MARSH OF RAUWAY [i.e. RAHWAY] IN THE COUNTY OF ELIZABETHTOWN IN EAST NEW JERSEY HATH COMPLAINT OF JOHN FERRIS JUNIOR OF WESTCHESTER IN THE PROVINCE OF NEW YORK… WHERE THE SAID JOHN FERRIS THE FOURTH DAY OF NOVEMBER IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED NINETY ONE AT THE DOCK WORK IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK…
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