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Box 1


Contains 23 Collections and/or Records:

Accounting ledger pages; Moorehouse to Wade,, September 1852 to 1862

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents note Ledger pages detailing the debits and credits for services rendered Mrs. Electa Morehouse and Uzual Wade of Essex County, New Jersey. There is also a handwritten sheet of Mrs. Morehouse's bank statement with the Newark Savings Institution. The names Voorhees and Cleveland are contained in these documents.
Dates: September 1852 to 1862

Home insurance policy, Charles Erb,, 1864-1867

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents note Insurance policy #55919 taken out on March 17, 1864 by Charles Erb on the property he purchased from Julia Voorhees in Clinton Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is for the amount of $1500.00 and names Julia Voorhees as beneficiary in the event of loss. Signed by J. Woodhull, and S. G. Gould.
Dates: 1864-1867

Letter from N.J. Secretary of State,, 1867

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents note Letter to an unidentified female (possibly Mrs. Cleveland) regarding a certificate for some property of hers that was destroyed.
Dates: 1867

Skinner to Niemcewicz,, July 1, 1813 - June 20, 1816

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents note Promissory Bond between Jonathan Skinner and Susan U. Niemcewicz, in Union Township, Borough of Elizabeth, County of Essex, New Jersey. Skinner is borrowing $500.00 from Niemcewicz. Skinner has agreed to pay Niemcewicz $250.00 plus lawful interest one year from the date of the bond, July 1, 1813. Reverse side shows bond being paid off by Benjamin Cleveland on June 20th, 1816 in the amount of $294.72. Witnessed by James Clark and Peter Kean.
Dates: July 1, 1813 - June 20, 1816

Halsted to Skinner,, May 1, 1800

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents note Mortgage deed between Caleb Halsted (June?) and his wife Nancy Halsted, and Jonathan Davis Skinner. Halsted is selling a piece of land in the borough of Elizabethtown, in Essex county, New Jersey to Skinner for $150.00. The survey description includes the properties of Samuel Perrine and Joseph Willis that this parcel of land borders on. The document was witnessed by William Halsted and Robert Halsted.
Dates: May 1, 1800

Skinner to Niemcewicz,, July 1, 1813-June 20, 1816

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents note Borough of Elizabeth, County of Essex, New Jersey, Township of Union. Mortgage deed and promissory note. Jonathan Skinner and his wife Rebeckah are selling 1/3 of an acre of land to Susan Niemcewicz and also borrowing $500.00 from her. The main body of the document describes the surveyor?s details of the property, i.e. degrees, minutes, feet, etc. and the back page notates the loan being paid in full on June 20th, 1816 and witnessed by Peter Kean. It also has a note signed by Shepard Kollock...
Dates: July 1, 1813-June 20, 1816

Johnson & Martin to Voorhees,, October 9, 1865-1866

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents note Caleb P. Crockett/City of Newark, County of Essex, New Jersey This is a mortgage document of William Johnson and James L. Martin for sale of their property to Julia A.Voorhees for the sum of $1500.00. Witnessed by David A. Hayes. Received in the registrar?s office 11th October, 1866, Recorded in Book #9 of Assignments of Mortgage, for Essex County, Pages 400, and 401.
Dates: October 9, 1865-1866

Jonathan Skinner,, July 10, 1809-July 10, 1812

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents note Promissory bond for loan of $500.00 to Jonathan Skinner from Daniel Willis in the Borough of Elizabeth, County of Essex, New Jersey. On the first side of the document Skinner has agreed to pay Willis $250.00 plus lawful interest to Willis one year from the date of the bond; July 10,1810. The second side of the document is a listing of the annual interest payments made by Skinner to Willis and the signatures of the witnesses. Jonathan D. Skinner and Daniel Willis. Witnessed by Judge Caleb...
Dates: July 10, 1809-July 10, 1812

Receipt for a pew at First Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ for Benjamin Cleveland,, January 1, 1807

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents note Receipt for purchase. Cleveland paid Fifty Pounds lawful money of New-York to the church and agrees to pay dollars a year thereafter payable in four quarterly payments.
Dates: January 1, 1807

Benjamin Cleveland,, January 1812

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents note Stock certificate #74 issued to Benjamin Cleveland for 2 shares of the Essex and Middlesex Turnpike Company; no cost is identified.
Dates: January 1812