History of Hudson County and of the old village of Bergen: being a brief account of the foundation and growth of what is now Jersey City and of the many advantages now offered the inhabitants thereof in the newly constructed building of the Trust Company of New Jersey (Google eBook)

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Trust Company of New Jersey, 1921 - History - 59 pages
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Page 35 - And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet.
Page 49 - ... for the loose seawant: Wherein, according to our best ability, desirous of making provision in this emergency, we have resolved and determined, for the furtherance of business and the general good, that from...
Page 16 - Manahatas where we are not safe even for an hour; whilst the Indians daily threaten to overwhelm us with it. Very little can be planted this autumn, and much less in the spring; so that it will come to pass that all of us...
Page 30 - New-York, vizt. Sets out from Philadelphia on Mondays, and runs from thence to Trenton, from Trenton to Brunswick, from Brunswick to said Sybrandt's House, and from said Sybrandt's House, by the new and lately established Post Road. (on Bergen, which is now generally resorted to by the Populace, who prefer a Passage by said Place, before the Danger of crossing the Bay) to Powles's Hook, 'opposite to New- York, where it discharges the Passengers. From which last Place it returns on Wednesdays, and...
Page 35 - TO drive the kine one summer's morn, The tanner took his way ; The calf shall rue that is unborn The jumbling of that day. And Wayne descending steers shall know, And tauntingly deride, And call to mind in every low The tanning of his hide.
Page 33 - Green and Wayne with many other Officers and a large Body of Rebels, have been in the vicinity of Bergen for some Days past. They have taken all the Forage from the Inhabitants of that Place and left them destitute of almost every Thing for their present and Winter Subsistance.
Page 23 - Bergen, the lands with the meadows thereunto annexed, situated on the west side of the North R'iver, in Pavonia, in the same manner, as the same was by us underwritten, purchased of the Indians...
Page 32 - ... Powle's Hook, Sept. 15th, 1776. After Long Island was evacuated, it was judged impossible to hold the city of New York, and for several days the artillery and stores of every kind had been removing, and last night the sick were ordered to Newark, in the Jerseys, but most of them could be got no...
Page 49 - ... go with such seawant to the market, nor yet procure for themselves any commodity, not even a white loaf, we ordain that no loose seawant shall be a legal tender except the same be strung on one string...

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