Govern't Councill & Repesentatives of the Colony of N Yorke - 1702

The following account of the changing of highways is recorded in Liber A, page 142 of Suffolk County Deeds and is as follows:

"Wheras there was an Act of ye Govern't Councill and Representatives of the Colony of N Yorke made in ye 2nd year of ye reigne (1702) of our sovereigne Lade Anne by ye grace of God of England & Queen Defendr of ye faith & for ye laying out Regulating clearning and preserving publick common high ways throughout ye sd Colony And it was thereby Enacted that Commissioners to put ye sd Act of Execution according to ye true intenet and meaning of ye same were nominated and appointed for ye Respective Countyes in ye sd Colony sizt For ye County of Suffolke Mr. John Tuthill senr Lieut Joseph Peirson and Thomas Helme, which sd Commissioners have layd out and ascertained ye Publik commmon high wayes withing ye sd County of Suffolke as followeth: