Morris County Resdiscovered: historic documents Reference
Morris rediscovered
County history, scanned from documents in the library collections.
1738, County created by Royal Council
1740-1951, incorporation of municipalities
contact Reference for copies of incorporation documents
1752, landowners of Morris County
1752-1771, land sales, Morris County, from Newspaper Abstracts, New Jersey Archives 30,000 acres
1777, letter from John Jacob Faesh, to Col James Abeel
1778, Oct. 3rd, deed, Samuel Drake to Nathan Cooper (see Cooper's Mill, Chester), from the Wm Henry Seward legal files (1778-1922)
1780, Morris County Tax Book, index
1789, MorrisTown, the song
1801-1851, Morris Turnpike Company1817-1818, bankruptcy of Canfield & Losey and land sales to meet debt.
1818-1820, Chancery case, decision, writ and land sales, debt of Moses Hopping, Weldon Mine, Jefferson Twp
1817-1823, African School, Parsippany
1814, Joseph Morris Lindsley (Lieut.), excerpts from his journal kept while serving in a company of Morristown militia,
at the Jersey shore, War of 1812.
1835, Morris & Essex Railroad, prospectus
1834-1882, Orphans' Court land sale broadsides (120), samples
Indexed by: owners names, towns and year
1881-1929, Morris County Children's Home
"The welfare of the child is our first consideration. A model home is our goal."1892, MorrisTwp Republican Club campaign songbook
1917-1919, 7th Battery, Morris County, NJ National Guard. Table of contents: contact library for copies.
1900+ Prices in Morris County, from the Daily Record
1925, Morristown & Erie Railroad, timetable No. 48
1930, WPA project, land values of Morris County
1936, 6 x 9, proof copy, vol. 1, no 1, Morristown, Federal Writers Project
1934-1936, Jockey Hollow Wildflower Trail Campbell Keyser, gardener
1930s, Great Depression in Morris, from pages of the Daily Record
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