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boundry line, ix, 390, 5S2, 591, 624, 631, 632; Admiralty Judge, 622,

Russell, Charles, vii, 379.

Russell, Samuel, ii, 63, 72.

Russell, Mr., viu. Part 1, 176.

Rutherfurd, John, \i, 397— x, 422.

Rutherfurd, Walter, vi, 397— x, 137, 195, 502.

Rutledge, Edward, x, 530.



166 GENERAL INDEX

Rutledge, J., x, 530.

Ryeroft. David, Letter from, to John Parker and Andrew Johnston, v, 183.
Ryder, D., Attorney-General, Report upon certaiil acts passed in New
Jersey, vii, 305,— Report on the riots in New Jersey, viii, Part I, 54.
Ryerson, Joseph, ix, 5.
Ryerson, Martin, vi, 154, loS.
Ryerson, May, ix, 5.
Ryker, Abraham, vii, 457.
Ryker, Hendriek, Jr., vii, 444.
Ryker, Isaac, vii, 444.
RyJey, Mark, x, 531.

S.

Sabine, James, x, 375.

Sabrengh, Jacob, ii, 326.

Sacket, Mr., Director of the Tar-work, iv, 223.

Sackett, Joseph, Jr., In relation to the titles of the Common lands in
Bergen County, in possession of Edward Earle, ix, 451.

Sackville, Edward, Affidavit of, as to the number of families in New
Jersey in 1G65, i, 184.

Sacoock, i, 1.

Sadler, Richard, i, 142, 143.

Sadloe, Thomas, ii, 48.

St. Clair, Sir John, Deputy, Quater-Mastcr-General, viii. Part II, 105;
Letter to, from Governor Belcher, on the necessity of driving the
French from America, 133; Referred to, 140.

St. Johns, James, ii, 41-61, 65-73, 76, 79, 88, 90, 95.

St. Megill, Sloop captured, vi, 380-392.

Salaries of Public Otiicers, iii. 120, 144— iv, 23, 185— ix, 579— x, 51.—
Fees in compensation for deficiency of, 389; Governor Franklin's
observation on, 405, 448; Order in Privy Council respecting, 549;
Referred to, 558, 697.

Sale, Obadiah, ii, 129, 334, 397.

Salem, Court held at, i, 118; Appointments at, by John Fenwicke, 275;
Names of persons at, 283; Overseers at. Commissioned by Governor
Andros, 284 ; Memorial from, to Governor Jennings, 421 ; Visited
and described by Lord Cornbury, iii, 80. — Address from inhabitants
of, to Governor Hunter, relative to payment of taxes and the elec-
tion of a new County representative, iv, 112. — County taxes, 368,
369. — Number of representatives from, v, 12; To be restrained from
sending representatives, 74; In relation to representatives from, 83-
85. — Manufacture of glass at, vi, 98.— Imports and exports, vii, 587.

Salem County, Population of, in 1699, ii, 305.— Taxes of, iv, 368. 369.—
Money received from, by the Treasurer, v, 132, 133. — Money received
from Collector of, viii, Part I, 66-G8; From Commissioners, 71;
Interest moneys from, 73, 74.



NEW JEKSF.Y COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 167

Salem and Old Man's Creek, Titles to lands between, i. 109, 119, 508;

Lands at, sold by John Fenwick, 414.
Salisbury, Silvester, Affidavit of, as to the number of families in New-
Jersey in 1665, i, 183.
Salmon, Captain John, ix, 184, 185.
Salsbury, Evan, i, 50.
Salsbury, Jonathan, x, 717.

Saltar, Ebenezer, Affidavit of, relative to the riots, vii, 450.
Saltar, Elisha, vii, 621, 622.

Saltar, Richard (2nd), In charge of beacon on Neversink Highlands, vi,
374; Referred to, vii, 169; Order in Privy Council approving the
appointment of the Council of New Jersey, 175; Referred to 177;
Recommendation of, for Council commented upon by Governor
Belcher, 247; Referred to, 359; In Council, 335, 343.— Referred to.
644, viii. Part I, 16, 41, 187, 201.— viii, Part II, 150-153, 191, 232-
234, 268; ix, 274; Named as one of the commissioners for trying
pirates, 283; Commissioned Tlurd Justice of the Supreme Court, 340:
Notice of, 341; Reappointed Third Justice, 345; Commissioner to
purchase lands of the Indians, 356; Death of, 386; Referred to, 442.
Salter, Henry, i, 414.

Salter, Richard, ii, 327, 328; Presented by Monmouth County Grand
Jury, 332; Arrested for contempt of court, 364; Fined. 365.— Lord
Cornbury complained of for making him a Justice of the Peace, iii,
93-118, 138. 153, 156; Referred to, 198, 199; Collecting money,
supposed to be for Lord Cornbury, 199-318, 377.— Referred to, 393,
iv, 3.
Saltonstall, Mr., Chosen Governor of Connecticut, iii, 271.
Samuels, Christian, x, 515.
Sanders, Chi'istopher, i. 268.

Sandford (Samford), William, President of a special court held at Eliza-
bethtown, i, 65; Member of Council, 110: Affairs with the Council
of New Netherlands, 125, 131, 140, 145, 149, 150; Named by Governor
Carteret to succeed Capt. Berry, 296; Before the New York Council,
297; Referred to, 300, 301, 303.— President of Essex County Court,
ii, 313; Note on, 314; Ill-treatment of him in Court, 333; Signs peti.
tion to the King, 373; Signs, 386; Recommended for Council, 417,
429, 431, 486, 487; Appointed member of the Council, 507.— One of
Governor Cornbury's Council, iii, 2, 64. 155, 160, 290; Proposed as a
member of Lord Lovelace's Council, 299: Appointed as such. 317:
Signs addresses, 367, 373, 415, 473; Justice of the Peace for Essex
County, 495 ; The Proprietors ask that he be left out of Governor
Hunter's Council, 497.— Member of Governor Hunter's Council, iv,
2; Expelled from the Assembly, 22, 125; Re-elected, 125, 126, 133.
Sands, Thomas, ii, 46.
Sandwich, James, Earl of, ii, 388.
Sandyland, James, i, 181, 183.



168 GENERAL IXDEX

Sandy Point (Sandy Hook). Grant for lands at, i. 43, 230; Fortifications
at, 292, 294, 525, 526.

Sansom, John, Secretary to the Commissioners o£ Customs, Letter to,
with documents relative to the ports of New Jersey, ii, 247; Letter
from, to Secretary Popple, transmitting a report of the Commissioners
of Customs, relative to Pertli Amboy, 251.

Santen (Santon), L., i, 458, 526.

Sargeant, Jonathan, Jr., ii, 336.

Sargeant, William, i. 67.

Sarjent, Samuel, x. 202.

Sarjeant, Thomas, vi, 245, 401— vii, 210, 457.

Salterthwait, James, Salary as doorkeeper of the Assembly, iv, 185,
368, 369.

Sawowouwe, i, 1.

Sayre, Daniel, ii, 129.

Sayre, David, iv, 215.

Sayre, Thomas, ii, 397.

Sayro, Francis, ii, 326.

Saxton, Nehemiah, x, 273.

Scanck, Garrat, v, 146, 150.

Scattergood, Joseph, vii, 642.

Scattergood, Thomas, viii. Part IL 235.

Sehermerliorn, John, Indicted, vii, 458.

Schermerhorne. Robert, vii. 64.

Schoolmaster to be supported, i, 140. — How licensed, ix, 68.

Schooly, John, v. 187.

Schooley, Thomas, i, 270.

Schuyler, Arent, Journal of a visit of, to the Miuisink country, ii, 103. —
Referred to, vii, 166.

Schuyler, Gertrude, ix, 641.

Schuyler, John, Reconmiended for the Council, v, 318, 374, 402, 446, 454,
4(]0. — Member of Governor Morris' Council, vi, 14, 15; Discharged
at his own request, 105, 237; Orders to, from Governor Belcher, 182
—viii. Part II, 158, 174. 177, 180; Referred to, 252— x, 387.

Schuyler, Peter, iv, 340; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, relating to
Surveyor Jarratt, 431; Letter from, to the same, inclosing petition,
438 ; Letter to, from Lewis Morris, relating to the boundary between
New York and New Jersey, 446, 418. — Appointed Colonel of the
forces in Canada, vi, 378; Number of men in the several companies
under his command, 425; Letter to, from Governor Clinton, of New
York, 441; Letter to. from President Hamilton, 447; Referred to,
451-453. — Recommended by Governor Belcher, vii, 93, 102.— Presi-
dent of the New York Council, viii, Part I, 136; Petition of Allan
Jarrat to, 238 ; Report to, on the same, 235 ; Petition to, of inhabi-
tants of New York, relative to boundary line, 237. — Letter to, from
Governor Belcher, viii, Piirt II, 11; Referred to, 121. 127, 183, 185,



KEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS, 169

200. 201, 204, 230, 258, 259.— Recommended for the Council, ix, 127;

Commands tlie New Jersey Regiment, 174, 184-186.
Schuyler, Philip, iv. 370 — v, 147— x, 114.
Scotch Rebellion, Defeat of, iv, 252.
Scott, Benjamin, i, 239, 268, 271, 291. — One of the commissioners to lay

out lands, iii, 221.
Scott, Charles, ix, 818-321.
Scott, John, ii, 148, 380— iii, 213— iv, 10.
Scott, John Morin, ix, 179.
Scovenoven, Isaac, vi, 167.
Scritchfield, John, vii, 378.
Scrutall, Jan, i, 49,
Scudder, Nathaniel, x, 345, 559.
Sdmodt, Ma'tys, ii, 326.
Seabrooke, James, ii, 397.
Seafer, Richard, iv, 189.
Ssals, Of New Jersey, under Berkley and Carteret, i, 27; Of Governor

Philip Carteret, 60; Of the twenty-four Proprietors, 488.— Of the

Province, iv, 332, 373. — Warrants for new, v, 180. — Of the several

Colonies, ix, 243, 247; Of New Jersey, 239, 247, 018, 049.— Defacing

of in Council, x, 13.
Sealton, John, ii, 397.
Searaans, Colonel, x, 671.

Sears. Daniel, Grand Juror for Essex County, iii, 496.
Sears, Isaac, x, 362.
Sebering, Jacob, iv, 147.
Sacaucus (Sekakus), Common lands in the island of, ix, 451 ; Note on,

452; Opinion of Wm. Samuel Johnson in relation to, 454. — Patent

of the island of, x, 169.
Seeley, Ephraim, x, 531.
Seely, Joseph, ii, 48S.
Seeres, David, ii, 339.
Septennial Elections, x, 142,
Sesson, Thomas, i, 530.

Severns, Theodore, vii, 542, 544, 606, 607, 643.
Severns, Theophilus, Surrogate, ix, 359.

Seymour, Rob3rt, Executed for the murder of an Oneida Indian, ix, 578.
Shaddock, Samuel, i, 51.
Shaddock, William, i, 413.
Shallet. Arthur, ii, 42-61, 65-73, 78.
Shamgungoe, Bash, i. 51.
Shammit, George, ii, 396.
Shane, James, x, 718.

Sharp (Sharpe), Anthony, i, 530— ii, 187-193, 257— iv, 256, 370.
Sharp, Elizabeth, iii, 452,
Sharpe, Horatio, Governor of Maryland, viii. Part II. 173.



170 (4ENEKAL INDEX

Sharp, Isaac, Affidavit of, against Jeremiah Basse, iv, 74; Referred to,
107, 108, 109, 258— V, 58-60, 133, 139.

Sharpe, John, ii, 327 — iii, 164 — v, 410.

Sharp, Tliomas, ii, 332— iv, 243, 246, 296.

Sliarp, William, iv, 10.

Sharper, John, iv, 174.

Shaw, John, ii, 146, 384.

Shaw, Thomas, Lieutenant-Colonel, ix, 184, 185.

Sheate, Stephen, ii, 397.

Shelburne, E.xrl of, Circular letter from, relative to murdering the
Indians, ix, 569; Imparts to Governor Franklin the King's approval
of the conduct of the jieople of New Jersey, 570; Inquires into the
annual charges of maintaining the several Provinces, 573; Informed
by Governor Franklin, respecting violences done to the Indians, 574,
578; Petition to, from Peter Ilasenelever, 583; Informed by Gover-
nor Franklin, respecting annual charges for the government, and the
fees of different offices, 586, 592; Transmits seals to the several Colo-
nies, 618; Announces the King's displeasure with the Assembly of
of New Jersey, 636; Letters to, from Governor Franklin, 640, 642. —
Referred to, x, 87.

Shelley, Captain Giles, ii, 286, 287; Letter from, 289; Referred to, 291.

Shelton, Sampson, iii, 64.

Shennock, Andrew, i, 269.

Shepheard, Dickersons, iv, 370— v, 137.

Shepherd, David, ii, 486.

Sheppard, Joseph, x, 531.

Sherd, William, x, 273.

Sheriffs, Act of the New Jersey Legislature, obliging them to give security,
vii. 296, 329.

Sherman, Roger, x, 539.

Sherrard, Robert, vii, 416, 417.

Sherwood, Joseph, x, 28.

Sherwood, John, ix, 445.

Shields, Robert, vii, 64.

Shin, Thomas, vi, 202.

Shinar, Edward Earle, High Sheriff of Bergen County, iv, 142.

Shinn, John, iii, 165.

Shipman, Jacob, vi, 455, 465 — vii, 458.

Shippoy, John, iv, 190.

Ships, Entered and cleared at the ports of Burlington and Perth Amboy,
vii, 381. — Report on the act concerning, ix, 628.

Shirley, William, Governor of Massachusetts, vii, 67, 68, 101 ; Letter to,
from Governor Belcher, 135; Referred to, 310, 386-400— viii, Part I,
27, 94. — Appointed Colonel, viii. Part II, 17, 19. — Letter from, to
Sir Thomas Robinson, relative to military matters, 111 ; Referred to,
127; Succeeds General Braddock, 148; In command at Albany, etc.,



J^EW JEKSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 171

159; Referred to, 167; Letter to, from Governor Belcher, relative to
military affairs, 168; Referred to, 170; Letter to, fi-om Governor
Belcher, relative to councils of war. 182; A letter from, to Governor
Belcher, 198, 203; Referred to, 201, 20G.

Shoemaker, Benjamin, vii, 130.

Shoemaker, Conrad, x, 512.

Short, William, iv, 113.

Shotwell, Abraham, i, 50. —Affidavit of, relative to the riots at Newark
and Perth Amboy, vii, 179; Referred to, 181.

Showen, Ada, x, 717.

Shreave, Thomas, iv, 310.

Shreve, Joseph, v, 187.

Shrewsbury, Proclamation of the Governor and Council, relative to the
inhabitants of, i, 58; Confirmation to, of certain privileges, 88;
Relations with the Council of New Netherlands, 123, 125, 130, 134,
135. — Meeting of inhabitants called to choose a committee in accord-
ance with the recommendation of Congress, x, 333; Proceedings of
the inhabitants, 600 ; Proceedings of the Committee of Correspond-
ence of, 666.

Shute, William, Ensign, ix, 187.

Sibley, Robert, i, 289.

Sibly, Thomas, i, 289.

Silk, Bounties for the culture of, ix, 490.

Silk, Lawrence, v, 139.

Simkins, Joseph, iv, 215.

Simpkin, Michall, i, 50.

Simpson, Henry, viii, Part I, 299.

Sinclair, Mr., iv, 163.

Singletary, -John, i, 130; Arrested by the Dutch authorities, 131; Fined,
£500, 132.

Singleton, Thomas, i, 470.

Sinnicka, Andrew, i, 413.

Sinnicks, Thomas, x, 471.

SirwfO, James, ii, 326.

Skeene, Major Philip, x, 608; Arrest of, 648; Parole of, 649; Letter from,
to John Penn, 649; Referred to, 658.

Skene, John, Deputy Governor of West Jersey, i, 517, 522, 523 — ii, 4,
19, 65.

Skenoye, Thomas, ii, 396.

Skerraerhorn, .John, vi, 456, 465.

Skillman, Thomas, i, 50.

Skinner, Courtland, Nomination of, as Attorney- General of New Jersey,
viii. Part I, 293. — Notice of, 293; His ajipointment favored by
Governor Belcher, 298; Letter from Governor Belcher to Lord
Halifax, concerning, viii, Part II, 200. — Petition of, as a Proprietor.
228; Warrants to, 233, 234; Answers queries submitted to him by



172 GENERAL INDEX

the Council, relative to the authority of Mr. Reading as President,
264.— Referred to, ix, 317; Notice of, 449; Letters to, 449, 451, 578;
Referred to, 641.— Speaker of the Assembly, x, 21, 59, 97, 99, 103,
139, 193, 215; Gives his opinion as Attorney-General, on the pro-
ceedings of the Magistrates at Caj^e May, 216, 217; Opinion on the
charter petitioned for by the Presbyterian clergy, 353, 359 ; "Warrant
to, 358; Asks from the Crown an adequate salary as Attorney-
General, 383; Relative to the proceedings of the Assembly in regard
to the Treasury, 412, 414, 415; Representatives from Burlington
County instructed not to discharge him from his liabilities as Treas-
urer, 417; Resignation of, as Treasurer, 421; Salary of, 450;
Referred to, 603, 604; House of, entered, 700; Took refuge on board
of a man of war, 706.

Skinner, John, ix. 16.

Skinner, Stephen, recommended for appointment as Treasurer of East
New Jersey, ix, 366; Robbing of the Treasury, 565. — AflB davit of,
relative to the robbing of the East Jersey Treasury, x, 37; Notices of,
37. 144; Appointed member of the Council, 139, 143; Error in
regard to his christian name corrected, 147; Referred to, 191. 414;
In Council, 351; Warrant to, 357; Act to authorize a suit against
him for the recovery of the sum alleged to have been stolen from
the Treasury, 510; Of the Council, 561.

Skinner, Thomas, ii, 41-61, 65-73, 79, 187-194, 376, 408, 411; Signs
the surrender of the Government, 456-460; Asks the appointment
of Andrew Hamilton as Governor, 470. — Referred to, iii, 82, 95. 314
— vii, 326.

Skinner, Rev. William, Letter to, relative to the seal of New Brunswick,
V, 283; Answer to the same, 284; Letter from, to Sir William Keeth,
announcing the death of Governor Cosby, and urging him to apply
for the vacant position, 435; Notice of, 436. — Referred to, 473, viii.
Part I, 293— Part II, 178, 228, 252.— Letters to, from his son, ix, 8,
14.— Referred to, 449. 641, x, 144.

Skinner, Capt. William, Notice of, viii. Part II, 178. 252; Letter to his
father William Skinner, 252; Letter from, to liis brother Cortlandt
Skinner, 258; Commissioned as Lieutenant in Cornwallis's regiment,
ix, 8, 14; Gives an account of the assault and landing upon the
island of Belle Isle by the English forces, 277; Referred to, 449;
Writes to James Parker that the Stamp Act will probably be repealed,
548; Referred to, 641.

Slaney. John, ii, 42-62, 66-74, 79— iii, 498.

Slater (Slaughter), Edward, i, 3G7, 319, 320, 355— ii, 217, 316, 326, 328,
486, 502— iii, 480, 481, 487.

Slater, Samuel, iv, 189.

Slaughten (Sloughten), William, ii, 123, 431.

Slaughter, Edward, See Slater.

Slaves, An act relating to, recommended by tlie Lords of Trade to be



NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 173

repealed, iii 473,— Duty on importation of, iv, 196.— Bounty upon,
X, 229.
Slocum, John, i, 51— ii, 333.

Sloper, William, Agent of. Lord Cornbury answers the complaints of
the West Jersey Proprietors, iii, 183; Letter from, to Wra. Popple,
Jr., relative to Lord Cornbury 's salary, 144.
Slot, Jacobus, ii, 326.
Slouby, Henry, iii, 358.

Small, , s, 113.

Smalley, Isaac, ii, 397— iii, 446.

Smart, Isaac, i, 269.

Smeeman, Herman, i, 49.

Smith, Alexander, Jr., iv, 215.

Smith, Andrew, i, 288.

Smith, Da\'id, i, 269.

Smith, Daniel, iv, 253, 370— v, 137— viii, Part I, 74.

Smith, Daniel, Jr., Commissioned Surveyor-General of West Jersey, x,

15; Notice of, 16.
Smith, Emanuel, iv, 267.

Smith, Isaac, Newark rioter, vii, 179— x, 471, 487, 588.
Smith, James, iv, 371.— Secretary, Fees to, v, 4; Referred to, 12;
Recommended for the Council, 34; Appointed a member of Council,
52, 71; Referred to, 103; Money paid to, 135, 137, 139, 143, 147, 148;
Commission to try pirates, 197; Memorial of, relative to his fees as
Secretary of New Jersey, 198; Referred to, 281,454; Signs memorial,
301 ; Dead. 320.
Smith, James (2nd), vi, 465, 466— vii. 109.
Smith, Jeremiah, iv, 113.
Smith, Capt. John, viii, Part I, 137.
Smith, John, i, 50, 134, 227, 268, 284, 414, 508.

Smith, John, viii. Part I, 106— Part II, 40.— Recomended for the
Council, ix, 127: Appointed, 151, 274; Named as one of the com-
missioners for trying pirates. 284; Referred to, 387. — Commis.
sioncd with others to take charge of the seals, x, 54; Dead, 230:
Notice of. 231.
Smith, Jokabad, Grand Juror on Woodbridge riot, iii, 486, 487.
Smith, Jonathan, iv, 113.
Smith, Jonathan (2nd), x, 531.
Smith, Joseph, vii, 180, 542— x, 139.
Smith, Peter, i. 184.
Smith, Ralph, vii, 542; Affidavit of, respecting John Coxe, 544; Referred

to, 546.
Smith, Richard, i, 268— iv, 215.

Smith, Richard (2nd), Recommended for the Council, v, 317, 366, 403,
446, 454, 469.— Member of Governor Morris' Council, vi, 14, 15^
109; Vote on the Militia Act, 202, 203; In Council, 369, 370— vii, 5;



174 GENERAL INDEX

Member of Governor Belcher's Council. 6, 86, 88, 90, 07; Com-
ments upon, by James Alexander, 121; Letter to, from Richard Par-
tridge, 242, 268; Letter from, to Richard Partridge, respecting the
proceedings of the Legislature, 865; Referred to, 525; In Council,
541; Dead, 585. -Referred to, ix, 356, 894— s, 231, 256, 358, 471.
530, 546, 698.

Smith, Robert, ii, 335, 337— iii, 496.

Smith, Robert (2nd), viii. Part II, 155.

Smith, Samuel, iv, 253.

Smith, Samuel (2nd), Recommendation of, for the Council condemned by
the Lords of Trade, vii, 586; Letters relative to, from Governor
Belcher, 600, 607; Referred to, 628.— Accounts of, as Treasurer,
viii. Part I, 65, 78, 106.— Part II, 150, 155, 228-235.— Recommended
for Council, ix, 387; Appointed, 894; Notice of, 394.— Referred to,
X, 54, 281, 351, 357, 450, 561, 665.

Smith, Jamuel J., ix, 395.

Smith, Seth, iv, 215.

Smith, Thomas, i, 268, 418, 414.

Smith, Thomas (2nd), v, 187; Asks to be appointed Governor of New
Jersey, 278.

Smith, Widow, i, 414.

Smith, William (of New York), ii, 869— iii, 64.

Smith, William (2nd, of New York), Named as one of the commissioners
for trying pirates, ix, 283.

Smith, William, ii, 363,

Smith, William, v, 398, 404-vi, 169, 171, 393, 896.

Smith, William. Jr., viii, Part H, 265.

Smith. Wm. Lovett, x, 281.

Smith, William P., x, 845, 467.

Smith, Rev. Dr., x, 341.

Smoke, Petrus, ix, 179, 181.

Smyth, Andrew. Surrogate, ix, 360 — x, 420.

Smyth, Frederick, Proposed as a member of the Council of New Jersey,
ix, 442; Recommended for the office of Chief- Justice, 444; Commis-
sion of, as such, 475; Notice of, 475; Commission issued, 486; Re-
ferred to, 489; In Council, 509.— Affidavit before, x, 37, 56; Cora-
plains of the InsufHciency of his salary, 62, 144, 146; Resigns his
seat in the New Jersey Council, 220; Salary of, made adequate, 261 ;
Referred to, 375 ; Writes to the Earl of Hillsborough, in relation to
the robbery of the Treasury of East Jersey, 379; To the Earl of
Dartmouth, relative to the schooner Gaspee, 895; Of the Council,
561.

Smyth, John, vii, 413, 415. — Board of Indemnification to, from the
Council of Proprietors of East Jersey, viii, Part I, 200; Certifies,
Part II, 228; Money due to, 234. — Surrogate, ix, 360; Recommended
for Council, 866; In Council, 509.— Referred to, x, 420, 450.



NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 175

Smyth. Lcaurence, vi, 309, 361— x, 422.

Snake Hill, i, 19.

Snell, Captain, i, 130, 132.

Snelling, William, ii, 470 — iii, 95.

Snow, Joseph, i, 134.

Snowden, John, i, 270.

Sobrisco, John (Zabriskie, probably), Surrogate, ix, 3(»0.

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts. Proposition
from, to establish a library for the use of New York and the neigh-
boring Colonies, v, 237.

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Missions of, viii, Pai't I,
140.

Solomons (Salmon), John, ix, 185.

Somers, Richard, x, 685.

Somerset County, Taxes in, iv, 368, 369. — Jail of, broken open, vi, 417;
List of rioters in, 455. — Petition of the land-holders in, viii, Part I,
54-56.

Somerset, Duchess of, viii, Part I, 84.

Sonmans, Arent, An East Jersey Proj^rietor, i, 383, 424, 433, 434, 448;
Interested in goods shipped to East Jersey, 466; Notice of, 527; Re-
ferred. 528 — ii, 32; Disbursements by, on account of East Jersey,
202.— Referred to, iii, 161, 162, 310, 312, 314.

Sonmans, Johanna, i, 437.

Sonmans, Peter, i, 437, 442, 457— ii, 32, 149, 164, 165, 171, 177, 186-193.
198, 257, 263, 431; Signs the surrender of the Government, 456-460;
Petition of, to the Queen, 466; Note on, 467; Memorial from, to the
Lords of Trade objecting to Hamilton's appointment as Governor, 470 ;
Reply of the Proprietors to his complaints against Mr. Hamilton, 475. —
To the Earl of Nottingham, relative to the appointment of Jeremiah
Basse as Secretary of New Jersey, iii, 23; His indebtedness to Mr.
Basse, 27; Several of the Proprietors of ^ew Jersey object to his
becoming a member of the Council, 35; His answer to the same, 39,
48; His petftion relative to the title to Staten Island, 61, 62; Mem-
orial of, with others, to the Lords of Trade, relative to affairs of New
Jersey, 82; Proposed for the Council, 101; Reference to said propo-
sition, 125; Bast Jersey Proprietors ask for his appointment to Coun-
cil, 129; Referred to, 141, 154, 160, Kil, 162, 177, 189, 192; A petition
relative to his carrying away of the public records, 219 ; Referred to,
253, 254, 259, 261; Objected to as a member of the Council, 301;
Memorial of to Governor Cornbury, against John Harrison, Judge of
the Court of Common Pleas, 300; Objected to as a member of the
Council by Joseph Orraston, 310, 312; Lists of the Proprietors who
signed, and who did not sign the com.rission of, 313, 316; Ap.
pointed a member of Lord Lovelace's Council, 317, 328, 329; Re-
ferred to, 331, 339; Complaints against, by the Assembly, to the
Governor, 374; Letter from, to the Governer, relative to said com-



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plaints, 379; Answer of, to the complaints of the Assembly, 416;
Petition to the Assembly against, by the Grand Inquest of Middle-
sex County, 445; Report of the committee on said petition, 447;
Petition of, to Governor Lovelace, 449; His answer to the Assembly,
ordered by Lieutenant-Governor Ingoldsby to be printed, 460;
Signs, 473 ; Referred to, 488 ; The Proj^rietors ask that he be left
out of Governor Hunter's Council, 497. — Member of Governor Hun-
ter's Council, iv, 2, 19; Petition against, from Middlesex County, 8:
Referred to, 14; Statement concerning his conduct at Woodbridge,
15; Charges of the Assembly against. 38, 39, 43. 45, 48; His removal
from the Council recommended by Governor Hunter, 61 ; Referred
to, 64; Indicted for perjury and adultery, 88; Referred to, 93, 94,
101-103, 115, 119, 130, 131, 141, 145; His removal from the Council
urged by Governor Hunter, 149, 153; Referred to by Rev. Jacob
Henderson, 157; Further reference to, 164, 169, 171, 172, 175, 182,


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