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A bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey, at the suit of John Earl of Stair, and others, proprietors of the Eastern-Division of New-Jersey; against Benjamin Bond, and some other persons of Elizabeth-Town, distinguished by the name of the Clinker Lot Right Men. [electronic resource] : With three large maps, done from copper-plates. To which is added; the publications of the Council of Proprietors of East New-Jersey, and Mr. Nevill's speeches to the General Assembly, concerning the riots committed in New-Jersey, and the pretences of the rioters, and their seducers. These papers will give a better light into the history and constitution of New-Jersey, than any thing hitherto published, the matters whereof have been chiefly collected from records.

Author/Creator:
Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey.
Publication:
[New York] : Published by subscription: printed by James Parker, in New-York, 1747; and a few copies are to be sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia; price bound, and maps coloured, three pounds; plain and stitcht only, fifty shillings, Proclamation Money, [1747]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
124,11,[5],13-15,17-24,[1],25-39,[3]p., 3 folded leaves of plates : 3 maps ; 2⁰.
Subjects:
Land tenure -- New Jersey.
New Jersey -- Public lands.
Elizabeth (N.J.) -- History.
New Jersey -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
New Jersey -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Bills.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
A presentation of the case of the East Jersey proprietors against the occupants of lands in the town of Elizabeth deriving their title from grants made by Governor Nicolls about eighty years earlier.
The bill (filed Apr. 13, 1745) is signed: Ja. Alexander, Jos. Murray, of council for the complainants.
Printed in two columns.
Maps engraved by James Turner of Boston.
Errata notes, p. [2].
The final leaf has a facsimile front page from the New-York gazette, no. 268 (March 7, 1748), published by James Parker.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
Evans, 6021
Evans, 6022
Evans, 6023
Evans, 6024
Felcone, J. New Jersey Books, 1992, 21
English Short Title Catalog, W2730.
Contributor:
Nevill, Samuel, 1697?-1764. , Author
Bond, Benjamin. , Author
Alexander, James, 1691-1756. , Author
New Jersey. Court of Chancery. , Author
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