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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1769-1772

16 November 1769 An Act for laying a Duty on the Purchasers of Slaves imported into this Colony.

6 December 1769 An Act to vacate the Sale of certain Lands, in the County of Middlesex, late of Thomas Leonard, jun. deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

6 December 1769 An Act for striking One Hundred Thousand Pounds, in Bills of Credit.

6 December 1769 An Act appointing Commissioners for supplying the several Barracks erected in the Colony of New-Jersey; with Furniture and other Necessaries for accomodating the King's Troops in, or marching through the same; for supplying Deficiencies, and for defraying incidental Charges.

6 December 1769 An act for the more effectual Discovery and Punishment of the Crime of Horse-Stealing.

6 December 1769 An act for the better preserving of Oysters, in the Colony of New-Jersey.

6 December 1769 An Act the more effectually to regulate Ferry-Men and Ferries, within this Colony.

6 December 1769

A Supplementary Act to an Act, entitled, An Act to enable the Rev. Mr. Colin Campbell, the present Rector of St. Mary's Church in Burlington, with the Church Wardens and Vestrymen of said Church, or the major Part of them, to sell two Hundred and Six Acres of Land in Somerset County, devised to the Ministry of said Church, and to enable Trustees to put the same to Interest until a convenient Glebe can be purchased near the said Church, and other Purposes therein mentioned.


27 March 1770 An Act to revive and continue the Process and Proceedings lately depending in the Inferior Court of Common Pleas, and Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, for the County of Monmouth.

27 March 1770 An Act to revive an Act, entitled, An Act to prevent Waste from being committed upon the Common Land allotted to the Patent of Secaucus, in the Corporation of Bergen.

27 March 1770 An Act to revive and amend 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.

27 March 1770 An Act for preventing dangerous Tumults and riotous Assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the Rioters.

27 October 1770 An Act to naturalize Frederick Outgelt, Leonard Nymaster, Peter Lupp, John Bower, Lawrence Eykeinier, George Obert, Peter Obert, and John Irick.

27 October 1770 An Act to enable Persons who are His Majesty's Liege Subjects, either by Birth or Naturalization, to inherit and hold Real Estates, notwithstanding the Purchase, Grant or Devise, were made before Naturalization within this Colony.

27 October 1770 A Supplementary Act to an Act, entitled, An Act to settle the Quota's in the several Counties in this Colony for the levying of Taxes.

21 December 1771 An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.

21 December 1771 An Act to revive and continue two Acts therein mentioned.

21 December 1771 An Act for the Preservation of Deer, and other Game, and to prevent trespassing with Guns.

21 December 1771 An Act for the Support of Government of His Majesty's Colony of New Jersey, to commence the First Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-one, and to end the First Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-two, and to discharge the Public Debts, and Contingent Charges thereof.

21 December 1771 An Act to rebuild, and hereafter to repair and amend, the Bridge over Stony Brook, near Worth's Mill.

26 September 1772

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of a Tract of Marsh and Meadow at Elsinborough, in the County of Salem, to uphold and maintain a certain Bank for draining the same Meadow, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.


26 September 1772 An Act for the Relief of Benjamin Ayars now a Prisoner in the Gaol of the County of Cumberland.

26 September 1772 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of Meadows and Tide-Marsh lying on Assiscunk Creek, within the Limits of the City of Burlington, to erect and maintain a Bank, Dam, and other Water-works across the said Creek, in order to prevent the Tide from overflowing the same.

26 September 1772 An Act for the Support of Government of His Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the First Day of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-two, and to end the First Day of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-three, and to discharge the Publick Debts and Contingent Charges thereof.

26 September 1772 An Act to dissolve the Marriage of David Baxter, with Margaret his Wife, late Margaret Mac Murtry.

26 September 1772 An Act for the Relief of Richard Stevens with Respect to the Imprisonment of his Person.

26 September 1772 An Act for the better Preservation of Deer in the Township of Morris.

26 September 1772 An Act to enable certain Persons to erect and draw a Lottery for raising the Sum of One Thousand and Fifty Pounds, to be applied for the Purposes therein mentioned.

26 September 1772 An Act to prevent the holding of Fairs in the City of Burlington, Princeton, and Township of Windsor.

26 September 1772 A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act to impower certain Persons therein named to raise a Sum of Money by Subscription, or by Taxation, to rebuild and keep in Repair the Bridge over Raritan River, near Bound-Brook, known by the Name of Queen's Bridge.

26 September 1772 An Act for raising the Sum of Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds Proclamation on the Inhabitants of the Counties of Somerset and Middlesex, to be applied to the completing the Bridge over Raritan River at the Landing.

26 September 1772 An Act to enable sundry of the Owners and Possessors of Meadows and Tide-Marsh lying on English's Creek, in the County of Burlington, to erect and maintain a Bank, Dam and other Water-words across the said Creek in order to prevent the Tide from overflowing the same, and to keep the former Water-course of said Creek open and clear, and to make the said Dam when erected a publick Landing.

26 September 1772 An Act to regulate the Practice of Physick and Surgery within the Colony of New-Jersey.

26 September 1772 A Supplementary Act to an Act, entitled, An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadow and Swamp 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 in the said Meadow, and to keep the Water Courses thereof open and clear.

26 September 1772 An Act for establishing the Boundary or Partition Line between the Colonies of New-York, and Nova-Caesarea or New-Jersey, and for confirming the Titles and Possessions.

26 September 1772 An Act for defraying Incidental Charges.

26 September 1772 An Act to enable all Persons who are His Majesty's liege Subjects, either by Birth or Naturalization, to inherit and hold Real Estates notwithstanding any Defect made before Naturalization within this Colony.

26 September 1772 A Supplementary Act to an Act, entitled, An Act for the speedy recovering of Debts from Six Pounds to Ten Pounds in the Inferior Courts of Common Pleas of this Colony for small Fees.

26 September 1772 An Act to prevent the Exportation of unmerchantable Flour to foreign Markets.

26 September 1772 An Act for the inspecting and culling Staves, Heading, Hoops, Shingles, Timber, Boards and Plank; and for the inspecting and measuring Corn, Wheat, and other Grain, that shall be exported from the Province of New-Jersey beyond the Sea.

26 September 1772 An Act for clearing and removing the several Obstructions of the free Course of the Waters in Pasaick River, and the several Branches thereof, between the Little Falls in said River and the Mill-Dam across said River near Day's Bridge over said River, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

26 September 1772 An Act to enable the Proprietors and Possessors of the Meadows, Swamps and low Lands of the Rivers Pasaick and Dead River to clear the same, and remove every Obstruction to the free Passage of the Waters from the Saw-Mill formerly belonging to Samuel Woodruff, Esquire, deceased, up the Stream of the said River Pasaick to the Mill known by the Name of Boyle's Mill, and up Dead River to the Bridge commonly called and known by the Name of Grant's Bridge.

26 September 1772 An Act for making Process in Courts of Equity effectual against Mortgagors who abscond and cannot be served therewith, or who refuse to appear.

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