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Author Stair, John Dalrymple, Earl of, 1673-1747.
Title A bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey, at the suit of John Earl of Stair, and others, proprietors of the Eastern-Division of New-Jersey, against Benjamin Bond, and some other persons of Elizabeth-Town, distinguished by the name of the Clinker Lot Right Men : with three large maps, done from copper-plates : to which is added, the publications of the Council of Proprietors of East New-Jersey, and Mr. Nevill's speeches to the General Assembly, concerning the riots committed in New-Jersey, and the pretences of the rioters, and their seducers : these papers will give a better light into the history and constitution of New-Jersey, than any thing hitherto published, the matters whereof have been chiefly collected from records.
Publication Info. [New York] : Printed by James Parker, in New-York, 1747 : And a few copies are to be sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia, [1747]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo B66193 B4    IN LIBRARY
Description [2], 124, 11, [5], 13-15, 17-24, [1], 25-39, [3] p. (the first leaf blank), [3] folded leaves of plates : 3 maps (engravings) ; 36 cm. (fol.)
Note A presentation of the case of the East Jersey proprietors against the occupants of lands in the town of Elizabeth deriving their title from grants made by Governor Nicolls about eighty years earlier.
The bill (filed Apr. 13, 1745) is signed: Ja. Alexander, Jos. Murray, of council for the complainants.
"The New-York gazette--revived in the Weekly post-boy ... March 7, 1747-8. Numb. 268": leaf at end.
Subject Elizabeth (N.J.) -- History.
New Jersey -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Land grants -- New Jersey.
Added Author Bond, Benjamin.
Alexander, James, 1691-1756.
Murray, Joseph, ca. 1694-1757.
Nevill, Samuel, 1697?-1764.
Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey.
Clinker Lot Right Men.
New Jersey. Court of Chancery.