Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey: Containing a General Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc., Relating to Its History and Antiquities, with Geographical Descriptions of Every Township in the State. Illustrated by 120 Engravings

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B. Olds, 1844 - New Jersey - 519 pages
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Page 185 - DONE in Convention by the unanimous consent of the States present the 17th day of September in the year of our Lord 1787, and of the Independence of the United States of America the twelfth.
Page 175 - River in the province of New Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office.
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