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Clarke (Clerk), Thomas, ii, 334, 396— iv, 844, 345— x, 351.

Clark, Walter, i, 44,

Clark, William, i, 289, 394.

Clarkson, James, iv, 189.

Claten, Jan., ii, 326.

Clawson, Aaron, vii, 371-374.



NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 39

Clawpon, Jonathan, x, 588.

Clawson (Clausen), Thomas, vi, 417, 465, 469— vii, 215, 447-451, 458, 478.

Clawson, William, iv, 189.

Claypool, James, i, 416.

Clayton. Asher, Affidavit of, relative to the supposed Cornbury Fund,
iii, 214.

Clayton, David, ii, 396— vii, 620.

Clayton (Cleayton), John, ii, 326, 396— iii, 215.

Clayton, Robert, Commissioner of Customs, ii, 131.

Clayton, William, Sr., i, 288.

Clayton (Cleayton), William, vii, 606— viii. Part I, 74.

Clayton (Cleayton), Zebulon, ii, 363 — iv, 310.

Cleayton, Arthur, iv, 310, 313.

Cleft, Samuel, i, 289.

Clements, Jacob, iv, 310.

Clement, Samuel, viii, Part II, 233.

Clergy of the Church of England, In New York and New Jersey desire a
Bishop, X, 309,

Clerk, George, iv, 340.

Clev.inger, John, ii, 327.

Clinton. Charles, Surveyor, viii. Part I, 209.

Clinton, George, Governor of New York, Letter to, from Governor Mor-
ris, relative to the boundary line, vi, 162; Referred to, 108, 169;
Communication from, to the Council of New Jersey, relative to the
Indians, 369; Letter from, to Colonel Schuyler, of the New Jersey
forces, 441; Referred to, 448; Letter from, to the Duke of New Cas-
tle, relative to the payment of the troops, 451 — vii, 18; Letter to,
from Governor Belcher, 55; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, rel-
ative to the New York and New Jersey division lino. 1'9; Referred
to, 24!), 310. 392; Letters from, to the Duke of Bedford, relative to
the accidental killing of a maid by a shot from the ship Greyhound,
531, 536; To meet the Indian tribes called the Six Nations, 582; Let-
ter to, from Governor Belcher, relative to a proposed conterenee with
the Indians, 596. — Letters from, to Robert Hunter Morris, viii. Part
I, 92, 116, 120; Taking money for an office. 94; Letter to, from
Robert Charles, relative to the boundary line, 135; Referred to,
191, 213.

Clinton, James, x, 502.

Clowes, William, iv, 309.

Coates, Christopher, Secretary of the Province of New Jersey, ix, 257
—X, 1.

Cochran, Richard, x. 352.

Cock, Lance, i, 182, 183.

Cock, Lasse, i, 394.

Cock, Peter, i, 183.

Cocker, Emmanuel, vii, 281.



40 GENERAL INDEX

Cockerill, Thomas, Letter from, to Secretary Popple, relative to the death
of Lord Lovelace, and the preparations for a Canadian expedition,
iii, 4G(); Notice of, 467. — Referred to, iv, 4G,

Cocks (Cox), Isaac, ii, 42-61, 65-73, 78— iii, 498.

Codington. Thomas, ii, 486.

Coe, Daniel, Ensign, ix, 187.

Cofting, J., ii, 257.

Cohansey. Lands at, sold by John Penwick, i. 413, 414. — A port, ii, 405.

Coined Money, vi, 53-55; Proclamation of Governor Morris, relating
to, 117.

Coker, Thomas, Commission of, to be Collector of Customs at Perth Am-
boy, ii, 130; Referred to, 288.

Colden, Alexander, ix, 340.

Colden, Cadwallader, v, 197, 202; Letter from, relative to a library for
New York and neighboring Colonies, 237: Notice of, 242. — Letter
to, from James Alexander, relative to the riots, vii, 113; Affidavit
before, 419; Letter from, to Robert Hunter Morris, 552. — Referred
to, ix, 246, 250; Letter from, relative to the northern boundary dis-
pute, 253; Commissioner for trying pirates, 283; Referred to, 308,
325, 340; In relation to a stamp duty in the Colonies, 500, 511. —
Commissions surveyors of the boundary line, x, 194; Referred to,
535, 571.

Cole, Cornelius, ix, 180, 181.

Cole, Jacob, i, 51.

Cole, John, ii, 397.

Cole, Jos., ii, 396.

Cole, Samuel, v, 133, 137.

Cole, Mr., ii, 239.

Colier, John, i, 117, 190.

College of New Jersey, Establishment of, under Governor Belcher, vii,
116; Letter from Governor Belcher, relative to, 118; Letter from the
same, relative to a charter for, 124; Little encouragement to build a
house for, 146, 580; Letter from Governor Belcher, relating to, 618.
—Prospects of, viii. Part I, 10, 11, 94, 100: viii. Part II, 166, 197.

Collier, John, ix, 621.

CoUings, Francis, One of the Council of the Proprietors, iii, 221.

Collins, Francis, i, 268— v, 135, 141.

Collins, Isaac, x, 358, 730.

Collinsen, Peter, Letter to, from James Alexander, vi, 71; Notice of, 71;
Referred to, 77, 78.

Collyer, C, i, 299.

Collyer, Joseph, Signs the surrender of the Government, ii, 456-460; Asks
that Andrew Hamilton be appointed Governor, 470. — Signs as Pro-
prietor, iii, 95.

Colnam, Mr., vii. 447.

Coloham, John, ii, 50.



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Colonies and Plantations, Order in Privy Council for the improved gov-
ernment of, viii, Part I, 23: Instructions to the Governors of, 27,
35; Circular letters to the same, 63, 156; Instructions to Governors
of, relative to appeals in cases of error, 188; Instructions from the
Kinp', relative to the general security of, 194. — A plan for the defence
of, viii. Part II, 1 ; Circular letter to the Governors of, urging enlist-
ments in four new regiments, 17; A similar letter, 02; Number of
white inhabitants in, 133; Governors of, informed of the establish-
ment of packet boats, 146 ; Division of a certain appropriation of
Parliament, among, 205 ; Circular letter to the Governors of, relative
to the Earl of Loudoun, 209; On the state of defence of, 216; Addi-
tional instructions to the Governors of, 218; Governors of, lu-ged to
raise more troops, 241 ; Instructed not to lay any further embargo on
corn or other grain, 248. — Circular letter to, inclosing proclamation
for a general tlianksgiving, ix, 183; Proclamation of George III, as
King, sent to, 242; Warrants to, for using the old seals, 243; In-
structions to the Governors of, relating to alterations in the prayers
for the royal family, 244; New seals for, 247; Instructions to the
Receivers-General of, 289-299 ; Instructions to the Governors of, rel-
ative to alterations in the prayers for the royal family, 303, 376; In-
structions to the Governors of, relative to interference with the
Indians, and to commissions granted to judges and other officers,
321-330; Circular letter to the Governors of, relative to recruiting
the regular regiments in America, 330; Bill for trial and punishment
of persons guilty of murder within the Admiralty limits of, 352; In-
structions to the Governors of, in regard to fees taken in the several
offices of government, 440; Governors of, informed that certain stamp
duties would be charged in the, 448; Disturbances in, on account of
the Stamp Act, 4')9-503; List of papers relating to the Stamp Act,
from Governors of, 527; Report of the annual expense of, and the
debts incurred by, as they stood at the end of the late war, 533 ; Gov-
ernors of, notified of a bill before Parliament for the repeal of the
Stamp Act, 549, 550; Persons who have incurred penalties under the
Stamp Act, to be indemnified, 553; Governors of, required to give
an account to ihe Lords of Trade of the several jnanufactures carried
on in, 563; Instructions to Governors, relative to correspondence,
566: Circular letter to, relative to Indian affairs, 569; Governors of,
requested to give an exact estimate of annual expenses of their re-
spective governments, and mode of imposing quit-rents, and of
granting lands, 573; Seals of, approved. 618: Salaries of Governors,
Judges and other officers in, 619, 620; Establishment of Admiralty
Courts in, 621 ; Governors of, forbidden to alter the number of the
Assembly, 637. — Circular letter to Governors of, from the Earl of
Hillsborough, x, 10; Warned against the Massachusetts Assembly
circular, 14; Union of, to take steps to assert their constitutional
liberty, advocated by the house of Burgesses, of Virginia, 21; Gov-



42 GENERAL INDEX

ernors of, admonished by the King, for passing acts contrary to an
act of Parliament. 41; Governors of, cautioned relative to letters
received from his Majesty's ISecretary, 57; Instructions to the Gov-
ernors of, relative to bills for raising money by lottery, 104, 108;
Governors of, informed that the King has no design to tax America
for purpose of revenue, 109; Circular letter to, relative to certain
duties, 191 ; Order in, restraining the Governors of, from assenting
to laws which make the property of persons who have never resided
within the Colonies liable to be attached for debts due from such per-
sons, 82t-;}2!); The appointment of agents of, in England, 360; In-
structions to the Governors of, relating to an alteration in the
prayers for the royal family, 331; Governors of, authorized as Chan-
cellors to issue commissions for the care and custody of idiots and
lunatics, 370 ; Instruction to the Governors of, relative to the grant
of lands, 402; Instructions relative to the naturalization of aliens,
divorces, and titles to lands, 410, 411; Circular letter to the Gov-
ernors of, relative to disturbances in, 431 ; Circular letter to the Gov-
ernors of, relative to the arresting and securing arms and ammuni-
tion imported from England, 497; Plan of a proposed union between
Great Britain and, 504; The King determines to withstand every
attempt to weaken his authority over, 513; Governors of, directed to
prevent the choice of deputies to the Continental Congress, 534; Let-
ter to the Governors of, from Bai'l of Dartmouth, expressing hopes
of a restoration of the public tranquility, 553, and incloses a resolu-
tion adopted by Parliament, 555-557.

Colve, Captain Anthony, Member of the Council of New Netherlands, i,
122, 126, 127; Order of, as Governor of New Netherlands, to elect
two persons of the true Protestant Christian Religion to be magi-
strates at Shi'ewsbury, N J., 134; Order to John Ogden relative to
seizing the goods of Governor Carteret, 138; Proclamation for a day
of humiliation and thanksgiving, 139; Oi'der of, to John Ogden, rela-
tive to three pieces of ordnance, 141; Present at Council Meetings,
142, 1-^9.

Commissioners of the Customs, Memorial to, from Edward Randolph, on
illegal trade in the Proprieties, ii, 116; Letter from, to the Com-
missioner of the Treasury, on the Customs in New Jersey, 165;
Letter from, to Mr. Randolph, relative to the establishment of the
Ports of Perth Amboy and Burlington, 178: Customs to be paid in
New York by all vessels trading in Hudson's river, 200; Documents
relative to the Ports of New Jersey, referred to them, 247; Their
report relative to the settlement of a Port at Perth Amboy, 252;
Letter to, from Collector at Perth Amboy, relative to goods seized by
him and rescued, 291. — Report of, on the memorial of Jolin Keble,
iii, 329.

Commissioners of Trade, etc. See Lords of Trade.

Commissioners of the Treasury. See Lords of the Treasury.



NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 43

Committees of Correspondence, x, 45S, 408; Letter from that of New
Jersey to Benjamin Franklin, inquiring as to the proceedings of
Parliament. 472; Letter from, that of Boston, to the Committee of
Monmouth County, 498. ^ -, t •• qoo

Compto;., Cornelius, Presented by Monmouth Grand Jury n, 3o..

ComptoTi, John, Grand Juror on Woodbridge riot, 48b, 487.

Comptom, Richard, 397. „ -m ^ i

Snce^sio^s and Agreements of the Lords Propnetors » Bast e^.e
i, 3^; Declaration of their true intent, 99. 101, l-o, Ut We^t

Jersey, 241.
Concord, Proceedings of the King's troops at, x 5.0^ _

Condit (Condict), John, vi, 294, 316, 346, 350, 861, 867- vu, 64, 74, 435.
Condict, Jotham, vi, 351.
Conduit, Jotban), vii, 457.
Cone, John, x, 718.
Cone, Nathan, x, 718.

Concar, Joseph, x, 717. ,

Congress of members of the several Houses of Assembly proposed, x,

Conneltt Report of Solicitor-General Trevor ^..^'^ /hai-ter ii 100;

Illeo-al trading in, 122, 361; Commissions for, in, 64.-Quota ot, tor

thedefenseof New York, viii. Part L 194, 195-An act for punish-

in£ inimical persons, X, 686.

Conner, Daniel, Affidavit against Lewis Morris Ashfield, vn, 621-vm,

Part I, 41.
Conneroson, John, ii, 327.

Constable's oath on taking charge of a Jury, i, 70.

Continental Congress, Members of the several Houses of Assembly p o-
posed to meet as, x, 437, 484; Convention to nonnnate delegates to,
469; Information in regard to the first session of, Philadelphia given
bv Governor Franklin to the Earl of Dartmouth, 473; The &ngs
anxiety concerning it, 496; Petition of the members of, to the Kmg,
522- Com.nittees formed in accordance with the recommendation,
530 '533- Earl of Dartmouth trys to prevent the choice of deputies
to 534- The same relative to the proceedings of, 535; Committee
appointed by the New Jersey Assembly to attend, and instruct dele-
gates to 546; Resolutions of, in favor of non-exportation, o.t7;
Appoint'a fast-day, 598; Resolutions of, paroling Major Skeene, 649;
War declared by, 652; Governors not to send despatches by his
majesty's ship of war, 056; Three millions of dollars raised by, 6/0;
France will come to the assistance of, 676; Authorizes the freighting
of vessels to foreign ports, to make exchanges of produce for gun-
powder and military stores, G84; Articles of Confederation and Per-
petual Union entered into by delegates in, 692, 697 ; Action of
sustained by the inhabitants of Pequanock, in Morns County, -10.
Conttrack, Abraham, ix, 117.



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Conway, Secretary. Writes to Governor Franklin relative to the petition
of owners of islands in the Delaware, ix, 492 ; Authorizes Governor
Franklin to call out the land and naval forces, 501 ; Circular letter
from, 549, 550.

Coock, Arthur, i, 508.

Cook, Benjamin, Presented by Monmouth County Grand Jury, ii, 333,
363; Signs petition, 397.

Cook. Francis, vii, 282, 374.

Cook. John, iv, 215.

Cook. Michael, vi, 346. 350, 361, 367.

Cook, Rev. Mr., x. 341.

Cook, Samuel, v, 141.

Cook, Stephen, Contributes to the supposed Cornbury Fund, iii, 212.

Cook, William, vi, 202, 203 -vn, 99-viii, Part II, 233.

Cooper, Daniel, Affida\'it of, in regard to the riots in New Jersey, vii,
275 ; Referred to, 420.

Cooper, John, ii. 270, 339 — iv, 142— v, 155.

Cooper, Joseph, ii, 148 -v. 132, 134, 136, 139, 140— vi, 302— vii, 89, 99,

Cooper, Rev. Dr., x, 312, 341.

Cooper, Samuel, vii, 420.

Cooper, Thomas, An East Jersey Proprietor, i, 366, 374, 383, 412, 424,
433, 434, 437, 442, 446, 451, 454, 457. 463, 474, 482, 4S3, 490, 530—
ii, 26, 149, 177, 186-193, 198 : Disbursements by, on account of East
Jersey, 204: Signs name, 213, 257, 263, 376, 408, 411; Signs the
surrender of the Government, 456-460 — Referred to, iii, 313.

Cooper. William, ii, 148.

Copper ore. Exportation of, from New Jersey to Holland, v, 7, 9, 267;
Petition against laying a duty on, 376; Letter from Richard
Partridge relative to export duty on, 406.

Coram, Thomas, Memorial of, to the Lords of Trade, relative to the pro-
duction of hemp and iron, iv, 286 — v, 308.

Corbin, Richard, Named as one of the Commissioners for running the
boundaries between New Jersey and New York, ix, 390, 447.

Corden, Benjamin, ii, 397.

Corden, Richard, ii, 396.

Corey, Joseph. Newark rioter, vii, 179.

Corle. Benjamin, viii, Part i, 51.

Cornbury, Lord, ii, 114; Asks for an extension of his authority to appoint
Militia ofiBcers in New Jersey, 411; Commissioned to proclaim Queen
Anne in New .Jersey, 450; Referred to, 464; Letter from, to the Lords
of Trade, relative to his proclaiming the Queen in New Jersey, 482 ;
Note on, 483; Named as Governor of New Jersey, 486; Commissioned
to be Governor, 489: Referred to. 503; Instructions to, as Governor
of New Jersey, from the Queen, 506; Letter from, to the Lords of
Trade, 536; Letter to, from the Queen, relative to the Governor's
salary, 537; Announcement to, of the death of Governor Andrew



NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS. 45

Hamilton, 540; Letter to, from the Lords of Trade, relative to the
defence of New York, 541; Letter to, from the Lords of Trade, 543;
Note on. 543.— Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, announcing his
entrance upon the duties of Governor of New Jersey, iii, 1; Speech
of to the General Assembly of New Jersey, 8; Reply to the same,
11 ; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, relative to the business of
the Assembly, 12; lietter from, to the Lords of Trade, relative to
New Jersey affairs, 28; Referred to, 52; Letters from, to the Lords
of Trade, 54, 65; Letter to, from Lieutenant-Governor Ingoldsby,
67; Reply to the same, rebuking him, 68; Letter from, to the Lords
of 'Trade, relative to New Jersey affairs, 68; Petition of the West
Jersey Proprietors, relative to his proceedings, 81 ; Complaints aganist
him bv the same, to the Lords of Trade, 85; Additional instruction
to, 96^; Letter to, from the Lords of Trade, 99; Letter from, to the
Lords of Trade, relative to New Jersey affairs. 103; Letter from, to
Secretary Hedges, relative to the same, 106; Complained of to the
Lords of Trade, by Lieutenant-Governor Ingoldsby, 109; Letter
from, to Secretary Hedges, on New Jersey aflairs, 112; Observations
of the Lords of Trade, on the memorial of the West Jersey Proprie-
tors a-ainst. 117; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, relative to his
new instructions, etc., 119; Letter to, from the Lords of Trade, rela-
tive to complaints against him, 124; Answer of William Sloper, agent
of Lord Cornbury, to said complaints, 133; Salary of, 144: Letter
to, from the Lords of Trade, 148; Letter from, to the inhabitants of
Bergen, asking for trees to construct stockades, 149; Affidavit of
George Ingoldsby, relative to his arbitrary proceedings, 150; Similar
affidavit by John Hamilton. 154; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade,
relative to proceedings m New Jersey, 154; Letter from, to the
Council of New Jersey, commanding them to show by what authority
tliey pretend to be a CouncU of the Proprietors, 158; Letter from, to
the' Lords of Trade, 159; Petition to, from the Proprietors and pur-
chasers of West Jersey, 164; Speech of, to the Assembly, 165; Addi-
tional instructions to, as to the administration of the Government in
case of his death, 169 ; Petition of the Assembly of New Jersey, to the
Queen, in relation to the difficulties of his Government, 171 ; Remon-
strance of the Assembly against certain evils to which he was subject-
ing the Province, and his reply, 173, 180; Certain question by, an-
swered by the West Jersey Proprietors, 220; Lettei- from, to the
Lords of Trade, relative to New Jersey affairs, 224; The answer of
the Assembly to his reply to their remonstrance. 242; Letter from,
to the Lords of Trade, relative to the affairs of New Jersey. 267; Re-
ferred to, 274. 282; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, transmitting
an address of the Council, objecting to the proceedings of the Assem-
bly. 285; Speech of. to the Assembly. 293; Reply thereto, 295; Re-
ferred to, 324, 326, 327, 331: Letter from, to the Lords of Trade,
relative to iinmigration from New York into New Jersey, 333; To



46 OENEKAL IXDEX

the same, relative to New Jersey affairs, P/PA; Nominations by, for
the Council of New Jersey, 849; Referred to. 355, :}5ij, 360; De-
nounced by the Ijieutenant-Governor and Touncil of New Jersey, to
the Queen, 365; Referred to, 3 36; Memorial to, from Peter Faueon-
nier, recommending the adjustment of the line between New York
and New Jersey, 383; Referreil to, 3J5, 398, 495, 409, 410, 420, 425,
43 J, 433, 431. — Representation relative to the administration of, iv,
24, 76; His action in relation to the indictments against Peter Son-
mans and others, 97; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, relative to
certain acts of New Jersey Assembly, 199. — Acts of, referred to,
vii, 343.

Cornell nson. Garret. Indicted, vii, 458.

Cornelious, Lanse, i. 309.

Cornelise, John, i, 208.

Cornelison, Garret, vi, 456,

Cornelison. Mathews, li, 327.

Cornel lissen Idcr, i, 49.

Cornfield, Ephraim, vi, 351.

Cornwallis, General, ix, 8, 14, 16.

Corsen, Joseph, x, 210.

Cortlandt, i. 310.

Cory, John, ii, 139.

Coryell, George, Lieutenant, ix, 185, 187.

Cosby, William, v, 306; Appointed Governorof New York and New Jersey,
320; Letters from, to the Duke of Newcastle, 320, 333; Notice of,
333; Letter from, relating to the removal of James Alexander from
the Council, 335; Letters from, to the Duke of Newcastle, complain-
ing of Lewis Morris, 339, 344; Instruction to, admitting John
Peagram to be a member of Council, 347; Comments upon his pro-
ceedings by Lewis Morris, 349: The same by James Alexander, 359,
36''; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, respecting certain Acts of
the New Jersey Assembly, 334; Reasons of, for removing Lewis
Morris from the Chief Justiceship, 360; Recommends John Schuyler
for the Council, 374; Letter from, to the Lords of Trade, relative to
James Alexander and Lewis Morris, 395; Recommenls several
change-^ in the Council, 402; Death of, announced, 435, 438, 440,
447: Referred to, 454, 456, 463, 473, 493— vi, 66, 71, 73-77— vii, 7—
viii, Part I, 76— x, 336.



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