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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1766-1768

28 June 1766

An Act to extend certain Acts of Parliament of Great-Britain, passed in the Twelfth Year of her late Majesty Queen Anne, and the Fourth Year of his late Majesty King George the First, for the preserving all such Ships, and Goods thereof, which shall happen to be forced on Shore, or stranded.

28 June 1766

An Act to prohibit the setting Nets, Seins, and other Devices, in the River Raritan or South-River, to obstruct the Fish going up in the proper Seasons of the Year; and to preserve the Fry and young Brood of Fish from being destroyed in said Rivers.

28 June 1766

An Act to lay out a Road on the Southerly Side of Cohansey Creek, in the County of Cumberland, and to establish a Ferry across the said Creek, from the Town of
Greenwich to the said Road.

28 June 1766

An Act for the Improvement of the Navigation of the South West Branch of Ancocas Creek.

28 June 1766

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of a certain Body of Meadow and Marsh lying on the Westerly Side of Raccoon Creek, in the County of Gloucester, to keep up and maintain the Banks and other Water-works around the same, and to constitute all ten Foot Ditches therein lawful Fences.

28 June 1766

An Act for building and maintaining a Bridge over the North Branch of Great Timber Creek, in the County of Gloucester, at Abraham Roe's Landing.

28 June 1766

An Act to naturalize Jacob Hertel and John Jacob Faish.

28 June 1766

An Act to repair the publick Roads in the Township of Hanover, in the County of Morris, by a Tax on the Inhabitants of the same.

28 June 1766

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadows and Swamps lying on a small Branch of Alloway's Creek, in the County of Salem, to keep up and maintain the Dams, Banks, and other Water-Works on the said Meadow, and to keep the Water Course thereof open and clear.

28 June 1766

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Marsh and Swamp lying on the South Branch of Stow Creek, to maintain the Bank, Dam and other Water Works across the said Creek, to prevent the Tide from overflowing the same.

28 June 1766

An Act impowering the Justices and Freeholders of the County of Burlington, to purchase a Lot of Ground, to build a new Gaol and other necessary Buildings thereon.

28 June 1766

An Act to impower the Justices and Freeholders of the Counties of Essex and Bergen, to build a Bridge over Passaick River, near the Dutch-Church at Acquackanonck.

28 June 1766

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadows and Marshes bounding on Delaware River, between Long Point and Kilko's Hook, in Lower Penn's Neck, in the County of Salem, to stop out the Tide from overflowing the same.

28 June 1766

An Act for the Building a Court-House and Gaol in the County of Middlesex.

28 June 1766

An Act for the Support of Government, of His Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty-six, and to end the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-seven; and to discharge the publick Charges thereof.

28 June 1766

An Act for the more effectually preventing the counterfeiting the Bills of Credit of the neighbouring Governments, or uttering the same in this Colony, knowing them to be so counterfeit.

28 June 1766

An Act explaining the Right of voting at Town Meetings, and the Elections of Township Officers.

28 June 1766

An Act to amend and further continue an Act, entitled, An Act for better settling and regulating the Militia of this Colony of New-Jersey, for the repelling Invasions, and suppressing Insurrections and Rebellions.

28 June 1766

An Act appointing Commissioners for supplying the several Barracks erected in this Colony with Furniture; and other Necessaries for accommodating the King's Troops in, or marching through this Colony; and for defraying other incidental Charges.

28 June 1766

An Act for laying out and establishing a Road from Bergen-Point, along up Newark-Bay, and from thence to Paulus-Hook, on Hudson's-River.

28 June 1766

A Supplementary Act, to an Act, entitled, An Act for laying out a Road from Newark, in the County of Essex, to the publick Road leading from Bergen Point to Paulus-Hook, on Hudson's River, in the County of Bergen; and for erecting and establishing Ferries across the Rivers Passaick and Hackinsack.

28 June 1766

An Act to repeal an Act, entitled, An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.

24 June 1767

An Act to impower the Inhabitants of the Townships of Greenwich, Deptford and
Woolwich, in the County of Gloucester, to repair their publick Highways by Hire, and raise Money for that Purpose.

24 June 1767

An Act to revive an Act. Entitled, An Act to prevent Waste from being committed
upon the Common Lands allotted to the Patent of Secaucus, in the Corporation
of Bergen.

24 June 1767

An Act for the Relief of James Brooks, Esq; late Sheriff of Middlesex, with Respect
to certain Escapes.

24 June 1767

An Act for investing a Fee in the Toll-Bridge lately erected over Newton Creek, in
William Gerrard, his Heirs and Assigns; and to impower the said William Gerrard to build a House within the Bounds of the Road, for the more convenient receiving the Toll of said Bridge.

24 June 1767

An Act to prevent the Pasturing the Elizabeth-Town Great Meadows in Common.

24 June 1767

An Act to divide the Town of Shrewsbury, and annex Parts thereof to the Towns of Freehold and Upper Freehold.

24 June 1767

An Act for laying a Duty on the Purchasers of Slaves imported into this Colony.

24 June 1767

An Act for the Support of Government, of His Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty- seven, and to end the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-eight; and to discharge the publick Debts and contingent Charges thereof.

24 June 1767

An Act to restrain the bringing Certioraries, and to alter the Mode of determining Appeals in small Causes.

10 May 1768

An Act to continue an Act, entitled, An Act for granting a Bounty upon the Raising of Flax and Hemp, and planting of Mulberry Trees in this Colony for raising of raw Silk, so far as relates to Flax and Hemp.

10 May 1768

An Act to impower the Inhabitants of the Township of Bridgewater and Bedminster, in the County of Somerset, to repair their Publick Highways by Hire, and to raise Money for that Purpose.

10 May 1768

An Act appointing Commissioners for supplying the several Barracks erected in the Colony of New-Jersey, with Furniture, and other Necessaries, for accommodating the King's Troops in, or marching through the same; for supplying Deficiencies, and defraying other incidental Charges.

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