New Jersey History Volume 1-5

New Jersey History Volume 1-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...of Equity or Law, or from the persons having Title to the Lands? I think you will do well to consider of this matter, and not be influenced by the opinion of any one or two of your number, or an Opinion of Council, without it be on a full and just state of your case. If you further contend, I believe from the circumstances of this cause, the Courts of Law will not be stopt in their proceedings against you, by Injunctions from Chancery; and you will very probably have a bill in Chancery brought against you, to compel you to release your right, quit your Possessions, and to make satisfaction for all the damages done by destroying the Timber on the Lands, and for the costs: which suit, if brought, you may depend will not be delayed. As to those of you who are mentioned Complainants in the Bill of Chancery, for the Lands in the Mountain Purchase, pray consider, that very few of you ever lived on said lands, but hold and possess your Farms and Plantations in the Town of Newark, under Patents and Titles from the General Proprietors; that by far the most valuable parts of those disputed Lands, are settled and held under Titles derived from the General Proprietors; that not only those but many hundreds of others in Morris County, long settled under the General Proprietors, within the bounds of other Indian Purchases, made by some of the inhabitants of Newark, about the year 1701, under like circumstance with said Mountain Purchase: and should your pretended Title to the Mountain Purchase be valid, so as to give a Title, not only those in Morris County, but thousands of others who have settled under the constitution of New Jersey, will for the same reasons, be turned out of their Possessions. Can you, or any man, who has the least regard more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236952081
  • 9781236952080