Scope and Content Note

The series consists of records of the commission's proceedings and activities. Three volumes contain the following: a "Level Book" of field notes on the New York and New Jersey Boundary Survey (spring 1882) signed by the commissioners; one volume containing the Description of Monuments on the New York and New Jersey Boundary, and Instructions to the Chief Civil Engineers from the Commission (March 21, 1883); and one volume containing a possible copy of information found in the second volume, the 1883 settlement, a special report on the Terminal Monument at the Junction of the Delaware and Nevesink Rivers (June 1885), and a Diary of Operations in the Field (1881-1882) by H.W. Clarke, Surveyor for the State of New York.