Papers, 1737-1942.

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Boggs family. Papers, 1737-1942.

Papers, 1737-1942.

Correspondence, legal papers, genealogies, and other papers, of the Boggs family in New Jersey and New York, and of the related Blauvelt, Kearny, and Lawrence families. Other persons represented include David Ogden, Charles Olden, James Parker, Robert E. Peary, William Pennington, Henry C. Pitney, Theodore Roosevelt, Bayard Stockton, Charles E. Strong, John C. Ten Eyck, John Vanderbilt, Peter D. Vroom, Garret D. Wall, Marcus L. Ward, Charles Wilkes, Peter Wilson, and Joshua G. Wright.

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Boggs, Robert, 1766-1831

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Faesch, John Jacob, 1729-1799

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Blauvelt family.

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Field, Richard Stockton, 1803-1870

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Colt, Roswell L. (Roswell Lyman), 1779-1856

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Parker, James, 1725-1797

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James Parker (1725-1797), the son of Janet Johnstone (d.1741) and John Parker (1693-1732), served on the northern frontier during the French and Indian War as a young man. Sometime after 1746, he left the army and partnered with Beverly Robinson and Andrew Johnston in a mercantile business. The company traded with the West Indies and in 1750-1751, Parker traveled to Jamaica for business reasons. Soon after this trip he settled in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to manage the family estate, which include...

Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850

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Garret Dorset Wall was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey, on March 10, 1783. At the age of 15, Garret Wall moved to Trenton, and became a student-at-law in the office of General Jonathan Rhea, who was the clerk of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wall studied common law, focusing on the areas of real estate, inheritance, and titles. When he turned 21, Wall was licensed as an attorney and began practice in Trenton. Wall served during the War of 1812, commanding the Phoenix Infantry Corps, a vo...

Lloyd, Frank T. (Frank Tilghman), 1859-1951

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Ward, Marcus L. (Marcus Lawrence), 1812-1884

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Governor of and U.S. representative from New Jersey and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1683-1912. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 78710033 Marcus L. Ward was elected governor in 1865 and served from January 16, 1866 to January 18, 1869. He became a director of the National State Bank in 1846 and continued throughout his life to be active in the business life of his native Newark. He joined the Republican Party in 1856 and four ye...

Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843

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Boggs, James, of Monmouth County, N.J.

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West New Jersey Society

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Nevius, James Schureman, 1796-1859

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Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures

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First business corporation formed in New Jersey. Established by Alexander Hamilton and others in 1791. Manufacturers of textiles. Suspended operations briefly in 1796, but continued in various endeavors into the twentieth century. Mills at Paterson, N.J., and other locations. From the description of Records of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, 1791-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981763 ...

Lawrence, John, -1796

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Lawyer and justice of the peace of Burlington, N.J. From the description of Papers of John Lawrence, 1765-1771. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069576 ...

Corbin, William H. (William Horace), 1851-1912

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Moore, John, 1834-1901

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Alexander, William, 1726-1783

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American Revolutionary soldier; Lord Stirling. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1772 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132554 Revolutionary soldier; better known as Lord Stirling. During the French and Indian War, he was aide and secretary to Governor Shirley, and defended Shirley before the House of Commons in 1756. From the description of Letter : on board the sloop Massachusetts, to Governor Robert Hunter Morris, 1755 July 6. (Buffalo...

Strong, Charles E.

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Carney family.

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Peary, Robert Edwin, 1856-1920

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Robert Edwin Peary was born on 6 May 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Portland High School and Bowdoin College, graduating in 1877. In 1881, he joined the U.S. Navy as a civil engineer, serving for several years in Nicaragua, where he was employed in conducting surveys for the Nicaragua Canal. Developing a keen interest in Arctic exploration, Peary led the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1886, a private expedition to study the conditions of the little known Greenland i...

Kearny, Michael, 1725-1797

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Ward, Joseph M. (Joseph Morris), 1841-

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Lawrence family.

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Griggs, John William, 1849-1927

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Boggs family.

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Freemasons. Kane Lodge No. 454 (New York, N.Y.)

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Olden, Charles S. (Charles Smith), 1799-1876

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Governor of New Jersey. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trenton, to Lieut. W.A. Robeling, 1862 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611416 ...

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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Wilkes was a career U.S. naval officer who, as captain of the San Jacinto, provoked the Trent Affair in 1861. From the description of Letter, November 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 61770003 Charles Wilkes, American naval officer and explorer, was born on April 3, 1798 in New York, NY. He surveyed Narragansett Bay in 1832-1833, which led to his appointment to a depot of charts and instruments, which later became the Naval Observatory. In 18...

Morris, Robert Hunter, approximately 1700-1764

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Epithet: Governor of New Jersey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0003b1 Jurist and governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of Diary of Robert Hunter Morris, 1735-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070618 From the description of Papers of Robert Hunter Morris, 1756-1758. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452304 ...

Ogden, David, 1707-1798

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Bradley, Joseph P., 1813-1892

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Papers, 1836-1937. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 84019822 Bradley served as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1870-1892. From the description of Letters and autograph of Joseph P. Bradley, 1870-1891. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339480 Joseph P. Bradley, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born of English descent in Berne...

Vroom, Peter Dumont, 1791-1873

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New Jersey lawyer, politician, and diplomat. In 1838 he was elected to Congress, but because of irregularities in the returns, he and several other winning candidates were not confirmed. The dispute, which became known as the Broad Seal War, was finally settled in their favor by the courts. From the description of ALsS : Trenton, N.J., to Aaron Ogden Dayton, 1839-1845. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506970 Attorney in Trenton, N.J., Governor of New ...

Great Britain. Royal Navy

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Richard Howe, Earl Howe, was born in London, England, on March 19, 1726, the son of Emanuel Scrope Howe (1699-1735) and Mary Sophia Charlotte von Kielmansegg (1703-1782). Around 1735, he joined the crew of the merchant ship Thames, and in July 1739 he joined the 40-gun Royal Navy ship Pearl . Howe then served on several ships in the Caribbean and off the South American coast. After being promoted to lieutenant in 1744 and post captain in 1746, he continued his military service in th...

Lawrence, Thomas, 1744-1823

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Landowner and postmaster, of Hardyston Township, Sussex County, N.J. From the description of Diary, 1812-1825. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954746 ...

Morris, Robert, approximately 1745-1815

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Son of Robert Hunter Morris. Chief justice of New Jersey Supreme Court 1777-1779; U.S. district judge for New Jersey 1789-1814. From the description of ALS : to Richard Varick, 1781 Nov. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489368 Jurist. From the description of Letter of Robert Morris, 1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456063 ...

Boggs, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence), 1865-

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Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823

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Bloomfield was a lawyer and a soldier in New Jersey. He was educated at the Rev. Enoch Green's Academy. He served as Mayor of Bloomfield (1795-1800), clerk of the state assembly, register of the court of admiralty, and attorney general of New Jersey. In 1801 he was elected governor of the New Jersey legislature over Richard Stockton; re-elected in1804, he served till 1812. As governor, he signed the gradual emancipation act in 1804, which reduced the slave population in New Jersey from six perce...

Kearny, Lawrence, 1789-1868

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Naval officer commandant; Norfolk, Va. and New York City. From the description of Lawrence Kearny sketchbook, 1817-1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557313 Frank Ellery was a nephew of William Ellery, a Deputy Governor of Rhode Island and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Letter, July 9, 1818. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168900 Lawrence Kearny, the son of Elizabeth Lawrence and Michael Kearny, was b...

Green, Henry Woodhull, 1804-1876

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Many of the graduating Seniors of the classes of 1819 and 1820 of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) delivered speeches on various national, international, moral and philosophical topics, as demonstration of their achievements and education at the institution. The compiler of this collection of Senior speeches, Henry Woodhull Green, was a graduate in 1820, who later went on to study at the Litchfield Law School, and to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Ne...

Morris, Robert R., active 1840-1842

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Kearny family.

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Wilson, Peter, 1746-1825

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New Jersey. Constitutional Convention (1844)

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Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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First chancellor of New York State; agriculturalist and ambassador to France. From the description of Robert R. Livingston papers, 1707-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779437 Continental Congressman, diplomat, member of the New York Provincial Covention, the Continental Congress and served as U.S. Minister to France. From the description of Letter, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407295 Robert R. Livingston ser...

Stockton, Bayard, 1853-1928

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Lawyer and civic leader, of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Correspondence and documents, 1907-1922. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70962972 From the description of Letters, 1893-1908. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70962973 From the description of Will and letters testamentary, 1912-1928. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70962975 ...

Saunders, Charles, Sir, 1713?-1775

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Saunders was vice-admiral and commander of the British fleet bound for the St. Lawrence and was joined on his flagship Neptune by Major-Gen. James Wolfe in 1759. From the description of Letter book : manuscript, 1757-1759. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612816287 English admiral-served in Canada. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pall Mall, 1750 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634177 ...

Lawrence, Elisha

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Blauvelt, John S.

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Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Vanderbilt, John, -1842

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Graham, James L. (James Lorimer), 1804-1882

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James Lorimer Graham (1804-1882) was an American lawyer specializing in real estate. He was president of the Metropolitan Insurance Company in New York City. From the guide to the James L. Graham papers, 1833-1847, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) James Lorimer Graham (1804-1882), lawyer, resided in New York City. From the description of British theater collection, 1750-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476604 ...

Wright, Joshua G.

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Pennington, William, 1796-1862

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William Pennington (1796-1862), the son of Phoebe Wheeler (d.1804) and William S. Pennington (1757-1826), was educated as an attorney and served as a clerk in the district and circuit courts of New Jersey, where his father was a judge, from 1817-1826. In politics he was a Whig/Republican and was elected as a member of the 1828 New Jersey State Assembly and as the Governor and Chancellor of New Jersey from 1837-1843. During his time as Governor, he was involved in a New Jersey congressional elect...

Pitney, Henry C. (Henry Cooper), 1827-1911

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Ten Eyck, John C. (John Conover), 1814-1879

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John Conover Ten Eyck (1814-1879) was elected in 1859 to serve as U.S. Senator from New Jersey. His service as Senator began on March 4, 1859 and ended March 3, 1865, at which time he was not reelected to office. Ten Eyck was born on March 12, 1814 in Freehold, New Jersey, and educated in the law under private tutors. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1835 and appointed as prosecutor of due Pleas in Burlington County in 1839, a position he held for ten years. John Ten Eyck served as a del...