Map no. I : [to accompany A bill in the chancery of New Jersey, at the suit of John, Earl of Stair ... against Benjamin Bond].
NamesAlexander, James (1691-1756 ) (Associated name)Stair, John Dalrymple, Earl of (1673-1747 ) (Author)Clinker Lot Right Men (Associated name)Parker, James (1714-1770 ) (Engraver)Turner, James (d. 1759) (Engraver)
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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. 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. Published by subscription:
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1747Place: New-YorkPublisher: Printed by James Parker, and a few Copies are to be Sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia;
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 97-6235 [LHS 4005, atlas cases]Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6235 (Map no. I) [In LHS 4005]
TopicsElizabeth (N.J.) -- HistoryIndian land transfers -- New JerseyLand grants -- New JerseyNew Jersey -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775New JerseyMiddle Atlantic States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800New Jersey -- Maps -- Early works to 1800Bond, BenjaminNew Jersey -- Boundaries -- Maps -- Early works to 1800Stair, John Dalrymple, Earl of, 1673-1747
NotesContent: Mr. Nevill's speech to the House of representatives of ... New-Jersey, on the second reading of the petition, from ... inhabitants chiefly of the northern part of the province and that "upon the second reading of the petition from the Rioters committee" (2 l. between p. 11 and 13 at end) were delivered April 26, 1746, and here "reprinted from the New-York Weekly Post-Boy" of May 19 and 26.Content: 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 document was probably prepared by James Alexander. A reply was published in 1752, with title: "An answer to A bill in the chancery of New-Jersey". The case never came to a decision, being thus settled practically in favor of the defendants. cf. Hatfield's History of Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1868.Content: The publication of the Council of proprietors of March 25, 1746 (p. 1-11 at end) includes remarks in reply to Griffin Jenkins' "A brief vindication of the purchassors [sic] against the propritors [sic]" (q.v.), and, together with the publication of March 25, 1747 (p. 13-24 [i.e. 23] at end) was replied to by the committee of the Associates of Elizabeth Town in "An answer to the Council of proprietor's [sic] two publications ... As also, some observations on Mr. Nevil's speech to the House of assembly" (q.v.), to which the Proprietors' publication of September 14, 1747 (p. 25-39 at end) is a reply.Content: "Published by subscription ... Price bound, and maps coloured, three pounds; plain and stitcht only, fifty shillings, proclamation money."Content: "Schedules" 1-14 and "Amendment to the bill," p. 82-124.Content: "The New-York gazette--revived in the Weekly post-boy ... March 7, 1747-8. Numb. 268": 1 leaf at end.Content: Copy 2: Line 25 of title: collectd [sic] from records. Line 2 of imprint: him and Benjamin Franklin ...Content: Copy 2: Printed on thick paper.Content: Copy 2: With bookplate and autograph of Henry Penington.Content: Copy 2: With this is bound: Baltimore, Frederick Calvert. Indenture of agreement 4th July, 1760. Philadelphia, 1851.Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6235: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.Content: Copy in Map Div. 97-6235: with stamp of New Jersey Historical Society and ms. note in ink on t.p.: New Jersey Historical Society from the Misses Rutherford.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 4005.Content: Maps "engraved & printed by James Turner ... Boston."Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.Content: Page 80 and p. 16-23 at end wrongly numbered 83, 17-24.Content: Printed in double columns.Content: The bill (filed Apr. 13, 1745) is signed: Ja. Alexander, Jos. Murray, of council for the complainants.Ownership: Lenox. Copy 2.Ownership: No acc. Copy 1.Citation/reference: Church 961Citation/reference: Evans 6021Citation/reference: Sabin 5378Content: Includes names of the places in English and their Dutch equivalents.Content: "Engraved & printed by James Turner near the Town House Boston."Content: Covers area from Boston to Cape Hatteras with New Jersey partition and northern boundary lines.Content: Includes decorative cartouche.Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 256.Content: Prime meridian: London.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 39 x 32 cm. folded to 35 x 21 cm.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 35324855NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14589567RLIN/OCLC: 49376871NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15367104Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cfbcc870-c5d4-012f-7909-58d385a7bc34
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