Papers, 1680-1936.

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Parker family. Papers, 1680-1936.

Papers, 1680-1936.

Correspondence, diaries, land surveys and transactions, wills, deeds, indentures, and other legal papers, poetry, and architectural drawings. Family members include James Parker (1725-1797), lawyer and agent for East Jersey Proprietors, and for Hunterdon and Sussex County, N.J., properties of Sir Robert Barker, absentee British landlord; James Parker (1776-1868), a director of Delaware and Raritan Canal Company; and Cortlandt Parker (1818-1907), Newark lawyer active in Whig and Republican politics. Persons represented include James Alexander, William Alexander (Lord Stirling), Robert Allen, John Barberie, Robert Barclay, Andrew Bell, Ryneir Blanchard, Elisha Boudinot, Gilbert Budd, John Cochran, James Duane, Azariah Dunham, William Dunlap, Hamilton Fish, Richard Howell, Robert Hunter, Andrew Johnston, Abraham Kitchel, Robert R. Livingston, Walter Livingston, William Livingston, Thomas Millidge, Samuel D. Morford, Lewis Morris, Richard R. Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, Elisha Parker, William Paterson, John Penn, Richard Penn, Thomas Penn, John Reade. John Rutherfurd, David A. Ryerson, John Stevens, Richard Stevens, Richard Stockton, Peter D. Vroom, and Peter Young.

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Millidge, Thomas

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Kitchel, Abraham, approximately 1679-1741

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Alexander, William, 1726-1783

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Dunlap, William, 1766-1839

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American playwright, theatrical manager, painter, historian. From the description of Papers of William Dunlap, 1765-1839. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135371 Theatrical manager, dramatist, painter, and historian; New York City and elsewhere. From the description of Diaries, 1797-1798, 1819-1820, 1833-1834. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663747 William Dunlap, American producer, playwright, actor, and hist...

Dunham, Azariah, 1718-1790

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Penn, John, 1729-1795

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Grandson of William Penn, last lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Delaware under the proprietorship. From the description of Warrant : ...

Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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Republican Party (N.J.)

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Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey

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Stevens, John, 1716-1792

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Stockton, Richard, 1730-1781

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Stockton was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey. From the description of ADS, 1765 June 14 : [s.l.]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13911025 Declaration of Independence signer from New Jersey. From the description of Receipt for legal fees and portrait, ca. 1776. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225749 At this time, Richard Stockton was a lawyer in New Jersey. From the descripti...

Morris, R. G. M. (Richard G. M.)

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Morris, Robert Hunter, approximately 1700-1764

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Rutherfurd, John, 1760-1840

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Prominent landowner, New York and New Jersey. From the description of John Rutherfurd papers, 1726-1835 (bulk 1775-1835). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58776374 ...

Parker, James, 1776-1868

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U.S. representative, business executive, philanthropist, and president of New Jersey Historical Society, of Perth Amboy, N.J. From the description of James and Cortlandt Parker daybook, 1867-1873. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954947 ...

Stevens, Richard, 1723-1802

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Council of Proprietors of the Western Division of New Jersey

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Budd, Gilbert

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Surgeon. From the description of Papers of Gilbert Budd, 1755-1760. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455582 ...

Houston, William Churchill, approximately 1746-1788

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Houston was a delegate to the Continental Congress and Constitutuional Convention from New Jersey. He was a professor (1771-1783) at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) and lawyer -- Walton from Georgia was in the Continental Congress, (1776-1778), served as Governor of Georgia (1779-1780), the U.S. Congress (1780-1871), served as Chief Justice of Georgia (1783-1789), Governor of Georgia (1789-1790) and in the U.S. Senate (1795-1796). From the description of [Docum...

Ford, Nathan, 1763-1829

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Boudinot, Elisha, 1749-1819

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Lawyer in Newark, N.J.; brother of Revolutionary statesman Elias Boudinot. From the description of ALS, [s.d.], to Elias B. Dayton. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626006 Revolutionary War patriot, lawyer, and jurist; of Newark, N.J. From the description of Papers, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975357 ...

Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690

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Robert Barclay, Quaker theologian, was born in 1648, the son of Colonel David Barclay of Ury, Scotland. He became a Quaker in 1667, shortly after his father joined the Society of Friends. His writings, especially his "Apology for the True Christian Divinity" (Latin, 1676; English, 1678) systemitized the principles of Quakerism. He travelled to Holland and Germany as a lay minister and served as the nonresident govenor of East Jersey. In 1669 he married Christian Molleson, a Quaker, and he died i...

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston was born in Albany, New York, on November 30, 1723. After graduation from Yale College in 1741, he practiced law in New York. In 1772 he moved to Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774-1776 and also served as a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. From 1776 until his death in 1790 Livingston served as governor of New Jersey. In 1787 he was a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention and was a signe...

Cochran, John, 1730-1807

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Surgeon. From the description of John Cochran correspondence, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452743 Army surgeon, Continental Army. From the description of Papers, 1783-1942, [New York state]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35006776 ...

Allen, Robert, active 1766-1774

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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...

Paterson, William, 1745-1806

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Patterson immigrated from Ireland as a child, and practiced law from 1769. He was attorney general of New Jersey (1776-1783), a member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), and associate justice of the Supreme Court (1793-1806). From the description of Letters to George Simpson, 1796, 1806. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339803 William Paterson (1745-1806), was a prominent New Jersey attorney, senator (1789), and governor (1791) who became an associa...

Bell, Andrew, 1757-1843

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Freame, Philadelphia W.

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Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811

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Parker, Elisha

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Young, Peter, of New Jersey

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Whig Party (N.J.)

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Barberie, John

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Duane, James, 1733-1797

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Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Reid, John, 1656-1723

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Surveyor general of the Province of East Jersey, member of New Jersey House of Assembly, and justice of Monmouth County court. From the description of Papers, 1688-1815. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954989 ...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Hamersley, Hugh

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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 ...

Alexander, James, 1691-1756

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James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. Born in Scotland in 1691, Alexander fought in the Rebellion of 1715, which resulted in the exile of the Stuarts from England. That year, he moved to the United States and became the surveyor general of the Province of New Jersey. He served on both the Council of New York, from 1721 to 1732, and the Council of New Jersey, from 1723 to 1735. From 1723 to 1727, he also served as New Jersey's attorney general. Ale...

Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775

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Land speculator. From the description of Papers of Thomas Penn, 1740-1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452327 From the description of Letters of Thomas Penn, 1748-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070635 The son of William Penn, Thomas Penn served as proprietor of Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Penn was a proprietor of Pe...

Howell, Richard, 1754-1802

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Epithet: alias 'Curio'; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000222 ...

Blanchard, Ryneir

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Barker, Robert, Sir, 1729?-1789

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Livingston, Walter, 1740-1797

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Company (N.J.)

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The Delaware and Raritan Canal Company operated a lock canal between New Brunswick and Bordentown, N.J., with a navigable feeder from Lambertville, between 1834 and 1932. The canal formed part of an inland water route between New York and Philadelphia. From the description of Regulations and rates of toll, 1856 March 18. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 79891952 ...

Parker, Cortlandt, 1818-1907

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Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Letter of Cortlandt Parker, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454842 ...

Hunter, Robert, 1666-1734

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Colonial governor of New York. From the description of Prisoner transport agreement, 1712 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640974 Colonial governor of New York and New Jersey. From the description of Robert Hunter papers, 1699, 1710-1744. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782963 Colonial Governor of New York. From the description of Confirmatory Patent of Livingston Manor (copy), 1715. (Unknown). World...

Morford, Samuel D. (Samuel Denton), 1790-1865

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Morris, Lewis, 1671-1746

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Lewis Morris first served as a member of Governor Cornbury's Council for the province of New Jersey. Due to conflict with Cornbury, Morris was removed and, later, elected to the New Jersey Assembly. Under the administration of Robert Hunter, Morris became chief spokesman for the New York Assembly in 1710 and was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the province of New York in 1715. While serving as chief justice, Morris continued to serve on the Governor's Council under Burnet and Mon...

Ryerson, David A., 1835-1910

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Army officer and lawyer, of New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1862-1900. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70955008 ...

Johnston, Andrew, active 1743-1763

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Parker family.

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Residents of Perth Amboy, N.J. From the description of Papers, 1680-1936. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71054545 ...