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Date Created1827
DescriptionRough draft ledger listing workers, time worked and wages for work on the Paterson Plank Road. Also notes on some other costs.
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1910
DescriptionStatistics and treasurer's reports for 1909/1910. Lists of consistory and committee members, as well as choir and staff of Sunday School. Schedule of offerings for the upcoming year.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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AuthorNewkirk, Garret J.
Date Created1818
DescriptionInventory of the estate of Garret Newkirk, November 16, 1818, including three slaves as well as tools and products of a farm estate. An example of the possessions of a well-off farm, and the relative...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1927
DescriptionWhittier House scrapbooks document Whittier House programs, events, and anniversary celebrations through newspaper clippings, lecture fliers, newsletters, event programs, and ticket stubs. Newspaper...
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Date Created1927
DescriptionInvoice from Joseph Denninger, Dr., Undertaker and Embalmer, to the estate of Marie M. Friederich, March 15, 1927.
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Date Created1903
DescriptionUndertaker's bill sent by Joseph Denninger for William Friederich, May 3, 1903. Joseph Denninger is still using letterhead printed for "Denninger and Ulrich, Dr."
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Date Created1923
DescriptionInvoice from Joseph Denninger, Undertaker and Embalmer, for the estate of Adam Saul. It is dated March 1, 1923, and is for a total of $210.00.
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Date Created1794-1797
DescriptionRecord of monies paid out by Daniel Van Winkle as executor of estate of Maryche Garrabrance, as well as money paid to him for a trip to Newark. Amounts are in pounds and shillings, "New York...
Time PeriodRevolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
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Date Created1866-12
DescriptionReceipt, from December 1866, to Mr. W. Whalen for various freight deliveries from New York to South Amboy. The receipt provides an itemized list of delivery dates thorough the month with their...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
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Date Created1936-1937
DescriptionThe federal government created Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) as part of a New Deal initiative. It was unique because it was the only community planned as an agro-industrial cooperative that...