Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 2, Folder: data_value_missing_a98aa10de712332a6926cca3b4cf1a29
Scope and Contents note Document dated April 12, 1817. Henry Marsh and his wife Mary are selling four acres, more or less, in the Township of Rahway, County of Essex, New Jersey to Benjamin Cleveland for $230.00 plus lawful interest over three years. Also details an additional financial agreement between the two parties regarding a bond for the penal sum of $460.00. The first side gives the surveying details of the property, i.e. degrees, minutes, feet, etc. The second side contains a statement written by Amos Morse...
Dates: April 12, 1817
Item — Box: 2, Folder: data_value_missing_149fb5f629d8b0edd6aca04c68efc9eb
Scope and Contents note Judge Caleb Halsted (June?) and Nancy Halsted, Silas Condit (Clerk?), L. Whitehead (Clerk?) and partial signatures of Hinds and Harryman. Mortgage document dated July 10, 1809 detailing sale by Jonathan D. Skinner and his wife Rebecah of a ¼ acre of land in the Township of Elizabeth, County of Essex, New Jersey to Daniel Willis for $250.00. Willis has given them one dollar as a down payment and promises to pay the balance plus lawful interest one year from the date of this mortgage, by July...
Dates: July 10, 1809 - August 12, 1812
Item — Box: 2, Folder: data_value_missing_553417de997fc5902af02a03f50299a3
Scope and Contents note Mortgage document for sale of property located in Elizabethtown, Essex county, New Jersey from Daniel Willis and his wife Ann to Jonathan Skinner for the amount of $250.00. Property measures approximately a ¼ acre in size and abuts along one of the county roads and left of the Public Highway by the Trustees of the First Presbyterian Congregation in Elizabethtown. Contains the actual surveying details, i.e. minutes, degrees, feet, etc. Witnessed by Judge Caleb Halsted ----? Superior Court of...
Dates: July 8, 1809
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...
Dates: June 4, 1810-May 28, 1811
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0011
Overview Primarily original documents pertaining to land transactions in the early 1800s. Limited correspondence of Mr. Stillman's, and various Government banking proclamations.
Dates: 1800-1989 (bulk 1800-1933); Majority of material found within 1800 - 1933