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1742_June 28.- Address of the Eastern Council of Proprietors to

Governor Lewis Morris—relative to the partition line

between New York and New Jersey -

144

1743–Jan. 25.–Affidavit of James Alexander-relative to the posi-

tion of the North partition point between New Jersey

and New York...

March 8.—Letter from Secretary Hill to Francis Fane-rela-

tive to two acts of the New Jersey Assembly -------- 150

June 9.-Letter from John Hamilton to the Lords of Trade

-relative to the claim of Lewis Morris for salary,

while striving to obtain the Presidency of New Jer-

sey.

151

Aug. 23.—Letter from Samuel Gillibrand, Deputy Secretary

of the Lords of Trade to John Hamilton-in answer

to the foregoing letter....

153

-:-Instructions from John Hamilton and Andrew

Johnston to John Lawrence for running the parti-

tion line between East and West Jersey ....

154

Oct.

22.—Letter from Governor Lewis Morris of New Jersey

to Governor George Clinton of New York..... 162

-:-Petition of Abraham Vanaken and Juriam West-

phale to the Governor and Council of New Jersey-

relating to disturbances on the Northern boundary of

the Province

Nov. 15.-Report of Chief Justice Robert H. Morris to the

Board of Proprietors of East Jersey-concerning the

Northern boundary -

168

1744-May 15.—Letter from John Hamilton to the Lords of Trade

acknowledging letter of Secretary Gillibrand of

August 23, 1743

172

21.—Postscript to the New York Weekly Post-Boy,

containing particulars of the excommunication of a

Chief Justice in Pennsylvania..

173

June 23.—Speeches of Governor Lewis Morris to the General

to Assembly, with the Assembly's address, and Abstract

July 3 of the proceedings on the Militia Bill....

178

Aug. 21.-Order in Council referring to the consideration of

the Lords of Trade, a petition from the inhabitants

of Elizabethtown, praying that the King would hear

and determine their controversy with the Proprietors 205

Sept. 7.—Memorial of the East Jersey Proprietors to Gov-

ernor Morris—asking for the passage of an Act for

running the dividing line from New York ex parte 216

1745-Jan. - Representation of the Council of New Jersey to

Governor Morris—containing reasons for rejecting

certain Acts, etc.

219

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1745—Feb. 1.–Letter from Governor Morris to the Lords of Trade

-recommendations for the Council...

232

28.—Certificate of Governor Morris—concerning the

Proprietors' Surrender of the Government.... .-1234

June 19.-Communication from the Lords of Trade to the

Lords Justices, confirming Governor Morris' recom-

mendations for the Council of February 1.... 237

20.—Communication from the Lords of Trade to the

Lords Justices—making further recommendations for

the Council of New Jersey -

237

Aug. 15.-— Representation from the Lords of Trade to the

Lords Justices-proposing the repeal of the Act

regulating fees..

238

-:-Population in New Jersey in 1737–38 and in 1745.. 242

Nov. -Lists of Rioters in Essex County--

245

Oct. 3–18.-Minutes of the House of Representatives of New

Jersey -

246

1746

-.-"A Brief Vindication of the Purchasers against

the Proprietors, in a Christian Manner”

266

Feb. - Communication of the Rioters to the New York Post

Boy-about the Riot at Newark..

292

March 25.-A publication of the East Jersey Proprietors—re-

lating to the Riots-

297

April 26.—Speech of Samuel Nevill in the House of Assembly

on the petition of inhabitants of the Northern part of

the Province

323

-.-Petition to the House of Assembly by certain of the

Rioters....

348

May -:-List of Rioters in Essex county-

351

11.-Commission to Robert H. Morris, Lewis Johnston

and Elisha Parker to run the line between East and

West Jersey ....

352

June 4,18, 19.—Minutes of the Council of New Jersey..... 367

30.—Letter from the East Jersey Proprietors—to a Com-

mittee of the subscribers to a proposal sent to the

Governor....

353

Aug. 7.-Order in Council upon a petition of Richard Par-

tridge, Agent for New Jersey-requesting that the

King shall authorize the Governor to approve the

bill providing for the issue of £40,000 in Bills of

Credit..

361

11.-Notice Nathanie Wheeler and

to the

Proprietors of East Jersey-stating their willingness

to appear in Court, etc., to test their rights.

365

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1746-Aug. 13.-Proceedings of the Council of New Jersey-relative

to the raising of troops, the erection of a Beacon on

the Highlands of Neversink, etc

371

29.—Letter from Elisha Parker, Attorney for the Pro-

prietors of East Jersey, to the Committee making
the proposals under date of August 11.

392

Sept. 27.-Minutes of the Council of New Jersey-relative to

the embarkation of troops, etc.

376

Sept. 27.-Letter from President John Hamilton to the Coun-

cil of New York-relating to the destruction by fire

of the Beacon on the Highlands of Neversink..... 379

Nov. 1.-Letter from Captain Joseph Espinoza to Governor

Clinton, of New York-complaining of his imprison-

ment at Perth Amboy, on alleged infractions of the

privileges of a flag of truce....

380

-:-Petition from Captain Joseph Espinoza to Gov-

ernor Clinton-connected with the preceding charges 381

Dec. 23.—Affidavit of Elisha Parker-relative to legal pro-

ceedings of the Committee of the Rioters...

395

24. State of the facts concerning the late Riots at New-

ark, and in other parts of New Jersey, from Sep-

tember 19th, 1745.

397

-.-Letter from James Alexander and Robert Hunter

Morris, of the New Jersey Council, to the Lords of

Trade-giving an account of the condition of the

Province...

419

1747-Feb. 17.-Letter from Ferdinand John Paris to James Alex-

ander—about Governor Belcher's delay in obtaining

his Commission...

422

March 19.-Proceedings of the Council of New Jersey -. 424

April 22.-Letter from David Ogden to President Hamilton

transmitting affidavits respecting the Riots.... 426

29.—Representation of the Lords of Trade to the King

respecting a petition of Richard Partridge to author-

ize the Governor of New Jersey to issue Bills of

Credit...

433

May 6 & 9.-Proceedings of the Council and message from

President Hamilton to the House of Assembly of

New Jersey, with their auswer.

435

May 6.-Letter from Governor Clinton, of New York, to

Colonel Schuyler of the New Jersey forces-about

the paying of his troops..

441

9.-Order of the Lords of the Committee of Council

upon a petition of Jonathan Belcher, appointed Gov-

ernor of New Jersey-relative to his salary.

443

NEW JERSEY

COLONIAL DOCUMENTS.

From the Lords of Trade to the King, with Draft of

a Commission for Lewis Morris as Governor of New Jersey.

(From P. R. O. B. T. New Jersey,

XIV, p. 400.)

TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELL! MAJTY.

May it please your Majesty.

In Obedience to Your Majesty's Commands signi. fied to Us by a Letter from his Grace the Duke of Newcastle dated the 13th Instant, We have prepared the Draught of a Commission for Lewis Morris Sen! Esq" to be Your Majesty's Governor of New Jersey in America, Which being in the usual Form, We herewith humbly lay the same before your Majesty, and shall prepare the necessary Instructions for him with all possible Dispatch. Which is most humbly submitt'd

MONSOX
T PELHAM
EDWP ASHE

R. PLUMER Whitehall 25. Jan'ry 1737-8

M. BLADEN

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