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LIBRARY OF THE LELAND STANFORD JR. UNIVERSITY.

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JUL 12 1900

SOURCES

WHENCE THE DOCUMENTS IN THIS VOLUME WERE OBTAINED.

Public Record Office, London, England.
Manuscripts of the New Jersey Historical Society.
Rutherfurd Collection of Manuscripts.
New York Colonial Documents in Secretary of State's Office,

Albany.
Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery.
New Jersey Secretary of State's Office, Trenton.

CON TENTS.

PAGE. 1738-Jan. 25.-Letter from the Lords of Trade to the Duke of

Newcastle-enclosing the Commission of Lewis Mor-
ris, as Governor of New Jersey -

2 April 14.—Letter from the Lords of Trade to the King

enclosing instructions for Lewis Morris, as Governor
of New Jersey.

13 June 21.-Letter from William Wood to the Lords of Trade

-relative to the issuing of paper money in the Plan-
tations...

51 --A proposal for the extending and enlarging the trade

and navigation of Great Britain, etc., by William
Wood.

52 Sept. 11.-Letters from Governor Lewis Morris to the Lords

of Trade and the Duke of Newcastle—acknowledg-
ing the receipt of his Commission, etc. -

56 :-Address to the King from the Council and General

Assembly of New Jersey—thanking him for giving

the Province a separate Governor from New York... 58 1739--- May 10.- Letter from Governor Morris to Sir Charles Wager,

First Lord Commissioner of the Treasury-relating

to the affairs of New Jersey and New York ---
30.-Letter from ex-Governor Hamilton to the Lords of

Trade-complaining of certain proceedings of Gov-
ernor Morris....

69 June 4.-Letter from James Alexander to Peter Collinson

relating to his difficulties with Governor Cosby and
President Clarke, of New York.

71 4.—Letter from James Alexander to Mr. Rodrigo

Pacheco-enclosing the foregoing letter... 1740—March 27.-Reports from the Lords of Trade to the House of

Lords-relating to the currency in America - 78

60 PAGE.

1740— March 27.--State of the paper currency in the British Planta-

tions.....

82

April 29.-Report of Robert Dinwiddie to the Lords of Trade

-on the value and trade of the British Empire in

America..

83

30.—Arguments of Richard Partridge-relating to the

currency in America...

91

July 9.-Report to the Lords of Trade from the Committee

of Council—with draft of an additional instruction to

the Governors of Plantations in America...

94

31. -Letter from Mr. Carkesse, Secretary to the Com-

missioners of the Customs-relative to a glass-house

in New Jersey ----

98

Aug. 31.-Letter from Governor Lewis Morris to the Duke of

Newcastle—about the raising of troops in New

Jersey...

99

Oct. 18.-Letter from Governor Lewis Morris to the Duke

of Newcastle-upon New Jersey affairs....

100

29.-Communication from Captain Thomlinson to Sec-

retary Thomas Hill, of the Board of Trade-enclos-

ing a scheme for putting the paper money in America

upon a better footing..

111

1741-Jan. 3.—Proclamation of Governor Morris, relating to the

currency of Foreign Coins in the Plantations..... 117

21.- Report of the Lords of Trade to the House of Com-

mons—relative to bills of credit in the Plantations.. 122

April 23.—Order in Council appointing Archibald Home, one
of the Council of New Jersey.

121

Aug. 13.-Communication from the Lords of Trade to the

Lords Justices—relative to ensigns to be borne by

ships havir.g private commissions.

128

16.-Letter from Governor Morris to the Lords of Trade

-about New Jersey affairs ...

130

Sept. 2.- Memorial of the Committees of the Proprietors of

East and West Jersey to Governor Morris—relating

to the line between New York and New Jersey - 138

Nov. 4.-Representation of the Council and General Assem-

bly of New Jersey to Governor Morris-relative to

encouragement desired for the making of Iron in the

Province...

140

1742–June 16.-Memorial of Rodrigo Pacheco and Richard Par-

tridge, in behalf of the Proprietors of East Jersey to

the Lords of Trade-asking for the confirmation of

an act for regulating the purchasing of lands from

the Indians..

142

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