Joseph Dow's History of Hampton: COMMITTEE OF SURVEY
COMMITTEE OF SURVEY
There had been a controversy between this town and Portsmouth concerning the boundary line at Jocelyn's Neck. The case was brought before the county court at Salisbury. April 12, 1669, for adjudication. Ens. John Sanborn was chosen to manage it as agent in behalf of this town, and was instructed to procure such assistance as he might judge necessary.
An action brought by the selectmen against Henry Green, was pending in the county court, but at this time the town declared the case "nott yett Ripe for a Tryall."