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Document recovery and amnestry public notice missing documents

The missing or alienated original documents listed below are public records of the State of New Jersey as defined by New Jersey Statutes 47:3-16 and subject to legal demand and recovery under 47:3-27 & 28. Be advised that New Jersey State Archives has reported the theft of these and other documents to the New Jersey State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This list and similar postings are not intended to represent the entirety of missing public documents of the State of New Jersey and its subdivisions. Further, this list and similar postings are not intended to necessarily represent the entirety of documents missing from specific record groups.

Please be advised, further, that New Jersey State Archives welcomes the voluntary return of public documents. For more information about statutory authority and procedures as well as amnesty and donations, click here.

 

Enrolled Laws of the State of New Jersey
1778

21 February 1778 An Act to divorce Ebenezer Stiles, of the County of Morris, from his Wife.

31 March 1778 An Act to exempt four Men, to be employed at the Powder Mill belonging to Jonas Phillips and Joseph Lindsly, in the County of Morris.

1 April 1778 An Act to revive and continue the Process and Proceedings of the Courts of Common Pleas and General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the County of Bergen, and to alter the place of holding the same.

3 April 1778 An Act for the speedy and effectual recruiting of the four New-Jersey Regiments in the Service of the United States.

4 April 1778 An Act for constituting a Council of Safety.

20 June 1778 An Act to empower certain Commissioners therein named to take Possession of and lease out the Andover Iron Works in the County of Sussex.

20 June 1778 An Act to prohibit the Exportation of Provisions from the State of New-Jersey.

8 October 1778 An Act to defray sundry Incidental Charges.

8 October 1778 An Act to prevent the farming our of publick Offices, or transferring by Deputation, the Powers annexed and incident to them, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

26 November 1778 An Act to revive and continue an Act, intitled, An Act to prohibit the Exportation of Provisions from the State of New-Jersey.

26 November 1778 An Act to confirm certain private Laws passed in New-Jersey previous to the present Constitution.

7 December 1778 An Act for amending and maintaining the Causeway over the Great Cedar Swamp, in the Upper Precinct of the County of Cape-May, known by the Name of the Great Cedar Swamp Bridge.

12 December 1778 An Act for appointing a Commissary of Prisoners for this State, and vesting him with certain Powers.

12 December 1778 An Act to defray sundry Incidental Charges.

14 December 1778 An Act to explain and amend an Act, intitled, An Act to prevent the Subjects of this State from going into, or coming out of, the Enemy's Lines, without Permissions or Passports; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

Updated December 8, 2015

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