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History of Elizabeth, New Jersey; Including the Early History of Union County (Paperback) Loot Price: R663
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History of Elizabeth, New Jersey; Including the Early History of Union County (Paperback): Edwin Francis Hatfield

History of Elizabeth, New Jersey; Including the Early History of Union County (Paperback)

Edwin Francis Hatfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 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 Gradually, however, as it ceased to be the provincial metropolis, and the patronage of the Proprietary government was withdrawn, and expended on their favorite project, the establishment of a great commercial mart at the mouth of the Raritan, it lost, in part, its paramount influence,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


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Edwin Francis Hatfield
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 234
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55722-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55722-2
Barcode: 9781150557224

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