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The New Jersey proprietors and their lands

John Edwin Pomfret

The New Jersey proprietors and their lands

by John Edwin Pomfret

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Published by D. Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Jersey -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

  • Edition Notes

    RNJ 70449

    StatementJohn E. Pomfret.
    SeriesNew Jersey historical series -- vol. 9, New Jersey historical series -- v. 9.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23268890M

    charge of this land were called proprietors. The proprietors were free to divide up their land to others. They were also free to make up the laws for their land. Many people were attracted to New Jersey from many lands. New Jersey Separates From New York In , New Jersey became a royal colony, which was a colony under control of the English. "New Jersey". World Book Student. Retrieved ^ "The Oldest Land Company: How The East Jersey Board of Proprietors Was Founded". The New York Times. Janu Retrieved ^ "The Lords Proprietors of New Jersey". The New .

    The proprietors would retain their land rights until the East Jersey proprietors dissolved their corporation (then New Jersey's oldest) in The West Jersey Proprietors, currently the second oldest corporation in North America, continues as an activity entity based in Burlington, New Jersey. On Monday, June 18 th, the United States Capitol Historical Society hosted an event to launch its latest book Creating Capitol Hill: Place, Proprietors, and n by Charles Carroll Carter, William C. diGiacomantonio, and Pamela Scott, with maps by Don Alexander Hawkins, the book tells the story of how the Founding Fathers reached a compromise to situate the permanent seat of.

    Miller "Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Printing" "The chancery bill as a whole was drawn up largely by James Alexander, Surveyor General of both East and West Jersey, and set forth the claims for jurisdiction over the Elizabethtown land grants by the Council of Proprietors of East New Jersey." Felcone "New Jersey Books," , Before New Jersey existed, before Peter was Great or Washington was born, before steam engines or peppermint or “Robinson Crusoe"--before any of these things, the proprietors ruled. There were.


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The New Jersey Proprietors and their LandsVol. 9 (New Jersey Historical Series) [John E. POMFRET] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The New Jersey proprietors and their lands, by John Edwin Pomfret Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, : Get this from a library.

The New Jersey proprietors and their lands, [John E Pomfret]. The following timeline is adapted primarily from John E.

Pomfret, The New Jersey Proprietors and Their Lands, (Princeton, ) and John P. Snyder, The Story of New Jersey’s Civil Boundaries, (Trenton, ). A short list of important years to remember is included at the Size: 1MB.

Inafter the proprietors in East and West Jersey had surrendered their The New Jersey proprietors and their lands book authority several times, Queen Anne established New Jersey as a unified royal colony. The proprietors nevertheless retained their land rights. The New Jersey State Archives has the proprietor land records for both East Jersey and West Jersey and has a growing online index of Proprietary Warrants and Surveys, from both East Jersey and West Jersey.

A good explanation of proprietary records is at the New Jersey State Archives. "The State of New Jersey." Copperplate map, × cm. From The Petitions and Memorials of the Proprietors of West and East-Jersey, to the Legislature of New-Jersey: Together with a Map of the State of New-Jersey, and the Country Adjacent: and Also an Appendix (New York: Shepard Kollock, []) [Rare Books Division].

Inthe West Jersey Proprietors deposited its records with the State Archives, consolidating all of New Jersey’s colonial land records under the same roof for the first time — a huge. New Jersey Family Fights Centuries-Old Land Claim. for the right to develop lands in the New World.

But New Jersey still recognizes the rights of the Proprietors and the validity of their. This grant is recorded in the office of the East Jersey Proprietors in Book A, Page By a letter under date of November twenty-third,addressed to the Governor and Council of East 7 New Jersey, and to the planters, inhabitants, and all others concerned in the Province, Charles II.

recog- nized the title of the twenty-four Proprietors. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pomfret, John E. (John Edwin), New Jersey proprietors and their lands, New Jersey’s original grantees, Carteret and Berkeley, were endowed by the Crown with both land and governance rights.

After several years of European settlement of the province under their Concession and Agreements, the first proprietors (in Carteret’s case, his estate) released their interests to successor corporations came to be known as the East and West Jersey.

Provide financial support in furtherance of the research and preservation of the early history of New Jersey. Research and publish information about the lives of the founders in the land that became the colony of New Jersey as of 17 Aprilthe date that East Jersey and West Jersey were merged into a single entity by Queen Anne.

Item # POMFRET, JOHN E. The New Jersey Proprietors and their Lands, Princeton, xviii, p. Illus. Cloth. A general account of the East and West Jersey proprietors and their : JOHN E. POMFRET. Nevill, Esquire, a member of the New Jersey Assembly and one of the general proprietors, attacks two petitions received from the rioters in the assembly Chapter 9.

Riots continue in New Jersey Chapter Chapter Riots spread in New Jersey. The Proprietors review the legal history concerning land holdings Chapter The Quintipartite Deed and the original copy of the grants and concessions bearing the signatures of the one hundred and fifty-one signers, is in the possession of the Council of Proprietors of West Jersey.

The Proprietors then sent five commissioners to New Jersey to represent them in selling land and laying out towns, their instructions being.

New Jersey is a State-Land State. The earliest sales of land in New Jersey were by the proprietors of East and West Jersey, the records of which are also on microfilm at the state archives; after the dissolution of its General Board of Proprietors, the original records for East Jersey were transferred to the archives in y William A.

WhiteheadRepublished from the original edition - (PDF Mb, pp, illustrated)Whitehead's "East Jersey" is now rarely seen, but is the most frequently-cited source for information relating to the colonial period prior to Drawing upon original manuscripts and pamphlets, the author preserves a detailed account of the first settlers of the eastern division of.

The General Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey dissolved inat which time its records were transferred to the State Archives. The Council of West Jersey Proprietors still exists today as a corporation, but placed their original records on deposit with the State Archives in December   He points out how these various groups dealt the the Native Americans each in their own way, and how they dealt with each other.

One of the many interesting things covered is the English court politics that led to granting of land to the proprietors in both Pennsylvania and New s:. 4. The Concession and Agreement of the Lords Proprietors of the Province of New Caesarea, or New Jersey, to and With All and Every the Adventures and All Such as Shall Settle or Plant There- This document outlines the distribution of power in New Jersey by the Lords Proprietors.WHAT ARE NEW JERSEY EARLY LAND RECORDS?

In New Jersey we have, arguably, the most unique set of land records of the original 13 colonies. The New Jersey Early Land Records Project will facilitate and expedite an ongoing project at the New Jersey State Archives to make all of these documents—more t land instruments—searchable via a single database.

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