Jonathan Belcher collection, 1708-1950.


Belcher, Jonathan, 1682-1757. Jonathan Belcher collection, 1708-1950.

Jonathan Belcher collection, 1708-1950.

Consists of correspondence and documents of Jonathan Belcher, from his early years in Massachusetts to his days as governor of New Jersey.

.40 linear feet (1 archival box)

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Belcher, Jonathan, 1682-1757 (person)

Jonathan Belcher was born on January 8, in 1681 or 1682, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Andrew and Sarah Belcher. In 1746, upon hearing about Governor of New Jersey Lewis Morris's poor health, Belcher actively pursued the opportunity for another royal appointment. Although the Morris Family nominated the former governor's son, Robert Hunter Morris, the alliance of Quakers in New Jersey and London cultivated by Belcher and his brother-in-law, Richard Partridge, managed to obtain the appo...

Belcher, Mary P. (Mary Partridge), 1685-1736 (person)

Walley, John, 1725- (person)

Waldron, Richard, 1694-1753 (person)

Provincial officer and legislator of New Hampshire. From the description of Richard Waldron correspondence and notes, 1725-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981480 From the description of Papers of Richard Waldron, 1726-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070580 New Hampshire provincial officer and legislator. From the description of ALS : Dover, N.H., to Henry Sherburne, 1733 Mar. 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 1455069...

Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759 (person)

Army officer and Colonial governor, of Kittery, Me. From the description of Letter, 1755 May 2. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70950078 From the description of Letter, 1737 June 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70944443 Pepperrell was a merchant, politician and soldier who served in the colonial governments in Massachusetts. Israel Williams was a soldier and commander of a Hampshire County regimen...

College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.) (corporateBody)

Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1681-1756 (person)

Ogden, Robert S. (Robert Sylvester), 1836-1919 (person)