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Headley to Phoenix & Muir,, June 4, 1810-May 28, 1811

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: data_value_missing_af872956c0842b69b9197fb6f018075a

Scope and Contents note

Lease agreement by way of mortgage in Newark, Essex county, New Jersey. Isaac Headley is leasing/selling his property in Newark to two New York City merchants, Daniel Phoenix, Jr. and Josiah Muir. Records $300.00 as a down payment and the final sum will be $2,205.02 if they exercise the full 19 year lease period. The property is located on Market Street and abuts a property owned by a George Price as well as a property owned by Benjamin Bloomfield. Includes details of the financial agreement and the surveying details of the properties. Witnessed by Francis Livingston and Joseph Hornblower and Silas Condit (Clerk). There is a small four page amendment on the inside of the document detailing the sale of the property from Daniel Phoenix, Jr. and Josiah Muir to Benjamin Cleveland, for the sum of $969.57. This was witnessed by Henry Mirritt. The last page is a statement from William Permington, Justice of the Supreme Court for the New Jersey, attesting to the fact that Francis Livingston is an attorney in the New Jersey. Received in County office, 4th of June, 1810 at 7 minutes past 3:00pm and registered the next day in Book 'I' of Mortgages for Essex County page 249. Hand drawn map with notations (26cm x 20.5cm) found separately but most likely a part of this transaction.


  • Creation: June 4, 1810-May 28, 1811

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From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (, Approximately 100 items.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US