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... CHAPTER XII. A. D. 1686--1702. Lord Campbell, Dep. Gov. -- And.
Hamilton, Dep. Gov. -- French War --Rates -- Annexation to New York
and New England, under Gov. Andros -- Revolution of 1688 --
Political Agitations -- Lcisler in power at N. Y. --Jacobite Party
at E. T. -- Interregnum -- Death of Rob. Rarclay--CoL Hamilton,
Gov. -- Legislature--Appointments -- Bounds of the Town -- Lawsuit
of Fullerton --. Jones--Nicolls'-Grant sustained -- Notice of Wm.
Nicoll, Esq. -- Associates in 1695, and 1699 -- Administration of
Basse, Bowne and Hamilton -- Tumults at Newark and E. T. -- New
Allotment of Lands -- List of Surveys -- Notices of New Settlers --
End of the Proprietary Government. The history of the town has thus
far been, to a considerable extent, identified with the history of
the province. As the place of the Governor's residence, and of the
meetings of the General Assembly, it exerted a powerful influence
over public affairs. Gradually, however, as it ceased to be the
provincial metropolis, and the patronage of the Proprietary
government was withdrawn, and expended on their favorite project,
the establishment of a great commercial mart at the mouth of the
Raritan, it lost, in part, its paramount influence, and its
prominence in the provincial history. Some years, however, elapsed
before Amboy became a desirable place of residence, and the
comfortable government-house in this town, erected by Carteret,
held out superior attractions, and was at least occasionally
occupied by the representatives of the Proprietors. Lord Neill
Campbell was the brother of that "excellent and truly great and
good man," Archibald Campbell, Earl of Argyle, who, in defence of
the Church of Scotland, and in
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