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NJA Vol.21 - WEST JESEY RECORDS -- LIBER B, PART 1.

 

WEST JESEY RECORDS -- LIBER B, PART 1.


1676-7 Feb. 28 March 1. Mem. of Deed. William PENN, Gawen
LAWRY, Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BILLINGE to William PEACHY for one
share, divided as follows: Wm. PEACHY 1/8, John CRIPPS 1/8, Thomas
DOLL 1/8, Richard SMITH 1/8, Richard MATHEWS 1/8, Henry STACY 1/8,
Wm. KENT 1/8, Wm. DREWITT 1/8. 1

1677 April 12-13. Mem. of Deed. Thomas HOOTON to Bernard
DEVONISH for one eighth of a share. 1

1676-7 March 1-2. Do. Do. William PENN et. al. as above to John
KENSEY, for one share. 1

1677 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. George HUTCHINSON to Robert MURFIN,
for 1-32 of a share. 1

1677 April 5-6. Do. Do. Thomas HOOTON to John WOOLLMAN, for
1-32 of a share. 1

1680 Oct. 9-10. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to John LONG, for half an
acre in Burlington, N. Wm. BRIGHTWELL, S. Thomas GARNER, E. Backer St.
of the Londonside, W. the backmost street or lane; 91 a. in said town-
ship, near the head of Mill Creek adjoining grantor. 2

1679 June 1. Do. Do. Thomas HOOTON to Walter HUMPHREYS alias
POWELL, for 1-16 of a share. 2

1680-1 Feb. 14-15. Do. Do. John SMITH to William BRIGHTWELL,
for 9 acres in Burlington, E. Thomas BUDD, N. Delaware River, W. a small creek. 2

1678 Sept. 16-17. Do. Do. George HUTCHINSON to Samuel JENNINGS,
for 1/2 of a share. 2

1678-9 Feb. 21-22. Do. Do. Thomas HOOTON to John STOKES, for
1-32 of a share. 2

1681 May 2-3. Do. Do. John LAMBERT to Anne BUTCHER, for 100
acres, being part of LAMBERT's sixteenth part. 3


PART 395 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 1.


1681 July 26-27. Mem. of Deed. George HUTCHINSON to Anthony
WOODHOUSE, for 1-32 of 3-90 of 90-100 (the town lot in Burlington belong-
ing to the said premises excepted). 3

-------- July 27-28. Do. Do. Same to William LASSWELL, for 1-32 of
3-90 of 90-100 shares. 3

1677 Sept. 27. Do. of Indian Deed. MOHOCKSEY, TATAMECKHO,
APPERINGES, Indians, to John KINSEY, Thomas OLLIVE, Daniel WILLS, John
PENNFORD, Benjamin SCOTT, Joseph HELMSLEY, Robert STACY, William
EMLEY and Thomas ffOLKE, for the tract between Old Man's Brook and Timber Creek. 3

1677 Sept. 10. Do. Do. KATAMAS, SCKAPPIE, PEANTO alias ENEQUETE,
RENOWIGHAWAN, JACKICKON, Indian Sackamackers, to Thomas OLLIVE, Daniel WILLS,
John PENNFORD, Benjamin SCOTT, Joseph HELMSLEY, Robert STACY, William EMLEY and
Thomas FOLKE, for the land along Dellaware R., between Rankokus Creek on the North
and Timber Creek on the South, East a line between the heads of the two creeks named. 4

1677 Oct. 10. Do. Do. AHTAHKONES, NANHOOSING, OKANISHKHON,
WESKEAKITT, PETHEARUS, KEKIOPPAMANT, Indian Sackamackers, to Joseph HELMSLEY,
Robert STACY, and the others as in preceding, for the land along the Dellaware
R. from Rankokus Creek to Sent Pinck Cr. [1] at the Falls, East a line from the
head of Rankokus Cr. to the partition line of Sir George CARTERET's right
against the uppermost head of Sent Pinck Cr. [1] 4

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. of Deed. Mahlon STACY to Thomas FARNSWORTH
for 1-15 of a share. 4

1677 May 10. Do. Do. Thomas HUTCHESON, Thomas PEIRSON, Jo-
seph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY to Thomas WRIGHT, for 1/4 of
their ten shares. 5

1681 Sept. 28. Do. Do. Bernard DEVONISH to Richard FENNIMORE,
for a lot in Burlington near Dellaware R., 112 feet from N. to S.
and 38 f. from E. to W., being part of 1/8 share belonging to said BERNARD
within Thos. HOOTON's waterlot. 5

1681 Sept. 27-28. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON to William BLACK,
for 1-16 and 1-32 of a share, the 16th being for the use of said BLACK, the
32d for Samuel TAYLER. 5

1681 Dec. 22-23. Do. Do. John KINSEY to Thomas BUDD, for 1/3 of
a share, bo't by John Kinsey dec'd, father of present grantor, of William
PENN et. al. March 1-2, 1676-7 (supra, p. 1). 5

1681 Dec. 29-30. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to Arthur COOKE, Walter
CLARKE and Walter NEWBERRY, for the preceding 1/3 of a share. 5

1676-7 March 1-2. Do. Do. William PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, Nicho-
las LUCAS and Edward BILLING to Thomas BUDD, for one share or 1-90 of
the 90 equal and undivided parts of West Jersey. 6

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[1] Assunpink creek, at Trenton.


PAGE 396 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1681-2 Jan. 20. Do. Do. Francis BESWICK to Daniel GARNER, for
one acre on Burlington Island, in the N. E. corner thereof, adjoining a
street, which divides the first Tenth from the second. 6

1677 April 5. Receipt to Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick and Joseph
HELMSLEY from William PENN et. al. for 1-6 of ten shares of West Jersey. 6

1681-2 Feb. 3-4. Mem. of Deed. Hannah SALTER to John HOOTON,
for 1/2 of her 1-6 of a share in the first Tenth of West Jersey, bo't by her
late husband, Henry SALTER dec'd, of Joseph HELMSLEY. 6

1681-2 Feb. 3-4. Do. Do. John HOOTON to Hannah SALTER, for 1/2 of
his 1-6 of a share in the second Tenth, bo't by him and William SNOWDEN
dec'd, of Richard MEW, July 6-7, 1677. 7

1681-2 Feb. 5-6. Do. Do. Hannah SALTER, John HOOTON and John
SNOWDEN to John CRIPPS, for 1-12 of a share, being 1/2 or 1-6 formerly
bo't by Wm. SNOWDEN and John HOOTON of Richd MEW, July 6-7 1677 7

1681 Nov. 17-18. Do. Do. Francis BESWICK to Elias FARRE, for one
half of the tract near Redd Hill, Burlington, the whole containing 400
acres, the half granted lying between Samuel OLDALE on the Assiscunck
Creek and grantor. 7

1681-2 Jan. 2-3. Do. Do. Thomas OLLIVE and Daniel WILLS, by
and with the consent of Robert STACY, Thomas BUDD, Samuel JENNINGS,
Thomas LAMBERT and Mahlon STACY, to Henry JACOBS, [1] for 200 acres on
the Southside of Rankokus Creek, in the London or Second Tenth, bound-
ed as in the record of the survey thereof in Liber A, p. 17. Considera-
tion: his services as intepreter. 7

1682 April 14-15. Do. Do. Anna SALTER to William HAIGE, for two
cottages in Burlington in the tenure of George BARTHOLOMEW, with the lots,
whereon they stand, part of said Anna's 1-12 of a share in the Yorkshire
Tenth of Burlington; also a houselot near John CRIPPS there, part of her
1-12 share in the London Tenth and all the lots lying on the Dellaware
R., belonging to said Hannah for her waterlots of the 1-12 in the London
Tenth, in exchange for 300 a. of said HAIGE's in West Jersey. 8

1682 May 1. Do. Do. John HOOTON to Robert MURFIN, for 1-32, to
be divided in 32 parts, of one of the ten shares, called the first or York-
shire Tenth of West Jersey. 8

1682 May 2. Do. Do. John LAMBERT to Thomas REVELL, for a lot on
Burlington Island, being the town lot of Thomas GRACE and part of the
1-32 of a share, bo't by said Grace of Mahlon STACY; also a waterlot there,
part of the same 1-32. 8

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[1] Henry JACOBS, probably a Dutchman, was, with Peter JEGOU, in
possession of Matiniconck or Burlington Island, when the first settlers of
Burlington arrived in the Colony, and was of material assistance to them
in their dealings with the Indians. The above conveyance was perhaps to
compensate him for being ousted by Robert STACY from Matiniconck Island.
See N. J. Archives, I., 286, 287; X., 516; N. Y. Col. Docs., XII., 614-615;
Penn. Mag. of Hist. and Biog., X., 214.


PAGE 397 West Jersery Records, Liber B., Part 1.


1682 May 1. Do. Do. Frances BESWICK to John BROWNE for 100
acres, part of his land in the first of Yorkshire Tenth. 8

1681 Dec. 22. Deed. Edward BYLING, of the City of Warminster,
gentleman, Nicolas LUCAS of Hartford, Hartford Co., maulster, and
Gawen LAWRY of London, merchant, to James WASSE of London, citizen
and barber chirurgion, in pursuance of an awared made between present
grantors and grantee by William Shewen SEUIL of Southwark, Surrey Co.,
for 5,000 acres, being the same proportion he bought of John FENWICK of
Blinfield, Birks Co., July 12, 1675; 2,500 acres to be taken out of lots 1, 2,
3, 4 and 5, surveyed by Richard HANCOCK, the other 2,500 out of lots 96,
97, 98, 99 and 100, surveyed by the same; also 1-32 of Antioch Township
on Kohanzee Creek (Cumberland Co.). 8

1677 Oct. 27. Trust Deed. John PENNFORD to Thomas OLLIVE and
Daniel WILLS in trust for Mary, widow of William PERKINS late of England
dec'd, and her children Thomas, Mary and Abigail PERKINS, for one unde-
vided share of his undevided one hundredth part of West Jersey, bo't of
Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, et. al. 11

1682 Sept. 1. Mem. of Deed. Anna SALTER to Wm. ffLEETWOOD, for 112
acres at Mansfield on Dellaware R., late the plantation of Anthony WOODHOUSE
and purchased from him June 28-29, 1682. 12

1680 Nov. 20. Deed. John WOOLSTON, yeoman, to Thomas FRENCH,
cooper, both of Burlington, for 1/8 of 1-90 share, except a lot in Burlington
of 1 acre 1/2 rood with a house and 50 a. around it and a lot of 2 a. there;
grantor holding said 1/8 by conveyance from Thomas OLLIVE of Welingbor-
ough, haberdasher, of February 26, 1676-7. 12

1682 Sept. 26. Mem. of Deed. John KINZEY to Thomas OLLIVE, for
the lot, called the Three Acres, in Burlington, between Wm. PEACHY on
the South and grantee on the North, 3 a. 13

1682 Sept. 27. Do. Do. Thomas OLLIVE to Olive HOOTON, for a
house in Burlington, occupied by William BIDDLE, and a cottage, occupied
by Robert HUDSON; also one acre, belonging to said house, and the lot
bo't by grantor of John KINZEY, between the preceding one acre lot, Broad
St., William PEACHEE and the next street on the West. 13

1677 July 16. Do. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON, Thomas PEIRSON, Jo-
seph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY to Joshua WRIGHT,
for 1-6 of a share. 13

1678 Aug. 26. London. Warrant of Edward BILLING and Wm. PENN
to Thomas OLLIVE, Daniel WILLS, Robert STACY, Wm. CLARKE and the rest
of the Commissioners for allotting to William OGLE, William ROYDON,
Henry STACY and Richard MATHEWES as much land as falls to one share
out of the lands purchased from the Indians, Wm. OGLE, Wm. ROYDON
and Nicolas LAX having bo't a share of West Jersey March 1-2, 1676-7, of
which said LAX conveyed his part to Henry STACY and Richard MATHEWES
August 22 last past. The lot to be in the 3d Tenth. 14

PAGE 398 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1681 July 23. Power of attorney. William ROYDON to Edward EVARETT
to enter upon the land to be laid out as in preceding warrant. 14

1681 July 23. Deed. William ROYDON of the Parish of Christ
Church, County of Surrey, brewer, to Edward EVERETT of St. Saviou's in
Southwark, same Co., shipper, for 50 acres out of the tract to be surveyed
for him, grantor, as above. 14

1678 Dec. 10. Do. George PORTER, late of Burlington, to John YEO
of the Whorekill County in America, for 1-6 of a share of West Jersey, be-
ing 1-100 of an undivided half lot, bo't of Thomas HUTCHINSON, Thomas
PEARSON, Joseph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHINSON and Mahlon STACY
of Yorkshire July 10, 1677, who purchased said 1-100 from Wm. PENN, Gawen
LAWRIE, Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BILLINGE March 7, 1676-7. 15

1682 Oct. 11-12. Mem. of Deed. John YEO and wife Somilia to Rob-
ert YOUNG, for 300 acres, being part of the 1-6 of a share of the first 10
shares of West Jersey, purchased from George PORTER. 15

1677 10th day 5 mo. (Aug.). Deed. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly,
yeoman, Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick, yeoman, Joseph HELMSLEY of Kelke,
yeoman, George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, distiller, and Mahlon STACY of
Dorehouse, tanner, all in the County of York, to George PORTER of Kelke,
silk weaver, for 1-6 of a share of West Jersey, one share being 1-100 of
one half of the whole Province, as bo't from Wm. PENN et. al. March 1-2 last past. 15

1678 Dec. 10. Assignment of the preceding by George PORTER, late of
Burlington, to John YEO of the Whorekil, in N. Y. Government. 17

1682 Oct. 19. Mem. of Deed. Thomas WRIGHT to Robert HOPPER,
for a house and lot in Burlington, part of his fourth of a share in the first
10 shares of the Province, containing 3 acres. 17

1681-2 Feb. 10-11. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY to James PHAROE, for
104 acres near Drayton House in the first 10 shares of West Jersey, bound-
ed as per survey in Liber A., pp. 4 and 27. 18

1682 April 14-15. Do. Do. William HAIGH to Anna SALTER, for 300
acres, to be laid out in the third ten shares. 18

1682 Aug. 7. Do. Do. Anna SALTER to Casp. ffISK, for 100 acres at
Putshack in the Third Tenth, part of the preceding. 18

1682 Aug. 7. Do. Do. Same to Markus LAWRENCE, for 100 acres at
Putshack (as above). 18

1670-1 March 1-2. Do. Do. Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, Nicholas
LUCAS and Edw. BILLINGE to Samuel COLES and Benjamin BARCLETT, for one
share of the Province. 18



1682 Sept. 15-16. Do. Do. Samuel COLE to Samuel JENINGS, for 1/8
of the preceding share. 19

1682 Oct. 6-7. Do. Do. Anthony WOODHOUSE to William ffLEETWOOD,
for 95 acres, adjoining Wm. BLACK and part of the land taken up by
grantor in the first 10 shares. 19

1681 Oct. 21. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON to John SNOWDEN, for
1-32 of a share in the First Tenth, excepting the town lots on Burlington Island. 19

1682 Aug. 28. Mem. of Deed in Trust. John SNOWDEN to Benjamine
SCOTT and John HOOTON, for the benefit of his wife Anne: conveys the pre-
ceding 1-32 of a share, except 100 acres which he reserves for himself. 19

1682 Aug. 28. Mem. of Deed. John HOOTON to John SNOWDEN and
wife Anne, fir 1/3 of 1-16 of a share, bo't of George HUTCHESON August 12, 1678. 20

1682 Oct. 17-18. Do. Do. John SNOWDEN to Henry STACY, for 100
acres, part of his 1-32 of a share, bo't of George HUTCHESON. 20

1682 Oct. 24-25. Do. Do. John CRIPPS to Henry STACY, for 50 acres
of one of the first 10 shares, as surveyed for grantor and recorded in Liber
A, p. 23, part of 1-32 share, bo't of George HUTCHESON by Wm. STORRES,
who sold it to Richard GREENE, from whom Anna SALTER bo't it, who con-
veyed the land to said CRIPPS. 20

1682 Nov. 1-2. Do. Do. Thomas BOWMAN to Peter RAMBO, for 1/8
of a share in the Third Tenth, being part of grantor's half of one of the
shares of said Tenth. 21

1682 Nov. 1-2. Do. Do. Samuel JENINGS to Jonas KEENE, for 100
acres in the Second Tenth, as taken up, surveyed and recorded for said
Keene at Pumpissinck (Liber A, p. 27); also 5 a. of meadow, next to
Thomas BOWMAN. 21

1681 Nov. 8-9. Do. Do. William ROYDON, by his attorney, Edward
EVERETT to Richard WALL, for 50 acres in the Third Tenth, to adjoin 100
a. in the same Tenth to be taken up by said ROYDON. 21

1681 Nov. 17-18. Do. Do. John BREWSTER to Edward READ, for 60
acres, part of 200 a., conveyed to grantor by Edward BYLLING May 24-25, 1682. 21

1682 Dec. 18-19. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to John DAYS, for 100
acres in the First Tenth on the North side of the West branch of Assis-
cunck Creek, E. John SHIN and Eleazar FENTON, part of the 500 a., pur-
chased by grantor of John YEO. 21

1680 Oct. 28. Do. Do. Thomas WRIGHT to John PANCAS, for 1-32
of a 10-90 share of the Province. 22

1682 Dec. 19-20. Do. Do. John BREWSTER to John PATTISON and wife
Margrett, for 140 acres, part of his 200 a., granted to him by Edw. BYLLINGE
May 24-25, 1682. 22

PAGE 400 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1682 Nov. 2-3. Do. Do. John SMITH of Christeene Creek (Del.) to
Thomas OLLIVE of Rancokus alias Northampton River, for 300 acres in the
Second Tenth. 22

1682 Oct. 12-13. Do. Do. John Yeo of MARYLAND and wife Somillia
to Thomas BUDD of Burlington, for 500 acres, part of 1-6 of a share, pur-
chased from George PORTER (supra, p. 15); also 66 a. in Burlington Town-
ship with his wharf lot. 22

1682 Nov. 1-2. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY of the Falls to Samuel
Oldale, for 1-32 of the First Tenth. 23

1682 Dec. 22-23. Do. Do. John DEWSBURY of Burlington and wife
Joan to John WOOLSTON of the same place, for two houses near Assiscunck
Creek, now or late in the tenure of Samuel WILLIS with 100 acres adjoining
the houses. 23

1680 Dec. 23. Do. Do. John WOOLSTON to Thomas POTTS, for 1/8 of a
lot in Burlington, called Thomas OLLIVE Town, N. Dellaware R., 2 acres. 23

1677 April 4. Deed in Trust. Thomas OLLIVE, late of Wellingburgh,
County of Northampton, haberdasher, and Daniel WILLS of the Town of
Northampton, practicioner in chemistry, to William BIDDLE of Bishopps-
gate St., London, shoemaker, for one half of the tract granted to both
parties by William PENN et. al. January 22-23 last past. Marginal Notes
tell, that Wm. BIDDLE sold hereof 300 acres to Richd BEAMOND of Lon-
don, weaver, 100 a. to Thomas HARDING of Rancokus R., 500 a. to Rob-
ert DIMSDALE of Bishop Starford Co. of Hertford, 150 a. to Wm. EVANS
of Rancokus R., --- a. to Jno NEWMAN, 500 a. to John RODMAN, --- to Jno
LANGFORD. (Paper broken.) 23

1677 April 1. Deed. Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick and Joseph
HELMSLEY of Kelke, Co. of Yorke, to William BIDDLE in the Parish of But-
tolls Bishoppsgate, London, shoemaker, for 1/4 of one of the 10 shares in
West Jersey, lately bo't by grantors and others of Wm. PENN et. al. Mar-
ginal Notes: Wm. B. sold of this land 50 acres to Jacob Corsens, 500 a. to
Jno UNDERHILL, 500 a. to Joseph AMBLER. 25

1682-3 Feb. 7-8. Mem. of Deed. Godfrey HANCOCK of Assiscunck
Creek to Samuel JENKINS of Crosswicks Creek, for 100 acres in the First
Tenth, on the South side of Crosswicks Cr., over against Wm. LASSWELL.
Marginal Note: Assigned to Jno MARSHALL, by him to Daniel STANTON, by
him to Ralp TRENOWETH (infra, p. 79). 26

1676-7 Feb. 28 March 1. Do. Do. Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRIE,
Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BYLLINGE to William CLARKE, merchant, An-
thony SHARP, merchant, Mathias ffOSTER, merchant, Roger ROBERTS, inn-
holder, Richard HUNTER, tanner, Thomas ATHERTON, shoemaker, all of
Dublin, Ireland, and Thomas STARKEY of Abby -- Lace, Queen Co., Ire-
land, gentleman, for 1-90 of the ninety undivided hundred parts of West Jersey. 26

PAGE 401 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 1.


1683 March 29-30. Deed. William CLARK, late of Dublin, now of
Sussex Co., Penna., to James GRAHAME of N. Y., merchant, for 1/4 or 2-10
and 1/2 of 1-10 of the preceding 1-90. 27

1682-3 March 21-22. Mem. of Deed. John CRIPPS to Lawrence MORRIS,
for 200 acres, part of 1-12 in the Second Tenth, bo't of Anna SALTER
Feb. 5-6, 1681-2 (supra, p. 7), to be surveyed for grantee, in exchange for
50 acres of said MORRIS near Mount Holly in the Second Tenth. 29

1682-3 Feb. 21-22. Mem. of Deed. John DEWSBURY and wife Joan
to Jacob COZENS, for 50 acres in one of the first ten shares, bo't of William
BIDDLE and 1-32 of a share in the same Tenth, bo't of Susanna ffRITH of
Chesterfield, Co. of Derby, widow. 29

1683 May 12. Do. Do. John SMYTHE of Christeene Creek, Penn-
sylvania, yeoman, to Thomas WALLIS of Burlington, filecutter, for 100
acres in the Second Tenth. 29

1682-3 March 13-14. Do. Do. John CRIPPS to Walter CLARKE, for
a lot in Burlington Town, S. W. and S. E. Samuel JENINGS, N. E. Ed-
mond STUART, 112 1/2 acres. 30

1683 May 26. Do. Do. In Trust. George GUEST of Assiscunck to
Thomas REVELL of Burlington and Godfrey HANCOCK, for the use of Mary,
wife of Samuel WILLIS of Assiscunck and grantor's sister, and her chil-
dren, for 100 acres in one of the first ten shares of the Province, to be
taken up as a settlement out of his half of 1-32 share, bo't of Samuel WILLIS
April 10 last past. 30

1682-3 March 5-6. Do. Do. Samuel WILLIS to George GUEST and
wife Alice, for 1/2 of 1-32 of one share in the First Tenth, bo't of Godfrey
HANCOCK October 28, 1680, for life and after their death for their children
vizt: Mary, Elizabeth, George and John. 31

1683 April 10. Do. Do. Same to same, for 1/2 of 1-32 of a share in
the First Tenth, being the other half of the preceding. 31

1683 April 18. Do. Do. John WHITE to Henry STACY, for 50 acres
on the Southside of London Bridge near Burlington, partly along the
creek, bo't of John WOOLSTON, who had it from Thomas OLLIVE. 32

1683 June 8-9. Do. Do. Jacob COZENS to Godfrey Hancock, for
112 1/2 acres near Assiscunck Creek, in the First Tenth, between grantee on
the West and John Woolston on the East, bo't of John DEWSBURY and wife
Joan Feb. 20-21, 1682-3. 32

1678-9 Jan. 15. Deed. Godfrey NEWBOLD of Handsworth, Woodhouse
in the Parish of Handsworth, Co. of Yorke, England, yeoman, to William
LEE of Burlington, West Jersey, his servant, for 40 acres, to be surveyed
out of the lands to be assigned to him in W. J. May Day, 1681. 33

1683 Aug. 11. Mem. of Deed. John HOLLINSHEAD to Richard BASNETT,
for a house in Burlington and 30 acres within the town bounds; also four
wharf lots in Thomas OLLIVE's share of Burlington, or 3-16 of his share, of
which grantor bo't of said OLLIVE, 1-16 of John ROBERTS, 1-32 of Robt
POWELL and 1-32 of Thomas EVES. 33

PAGE 402 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1682 April 17. Do. Do. John MURFIN of Crosswicks Creek to James
PHAROE of Drayton House, for 1-64 of 7-90 share, being 1/2 of 1-32 of the
same seven ninetieths, bo't by grantor of George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, England. 33

1683 Sept. 5. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY to Peter ffRETWELL, for 100
acres above St. Pinck Creek at the falls of Dellaware R., bounded as in
record of survey, Liber A., p. 14. 34

1683 Sept. 17. Do. Do. Henry STACY to Jeremiah RICHARDS, for 500
acres to be surveyed in the Third Tenth, being 1-6, which with another
sixth were bought by grantor and Richard MATHEWES of Nicholas LAX. 34

1683 Sept. 11. Do. Do. Richard BASNETT of Burlington to Henry
STACY of Spitlefields, Parish of Stepney, County of Middlesex, England,
merchant, for a house and 30 acres in Burlington and four wharflots there
(supra, p. 33). 34

1683 Oct. 11. Do. Do. Eleazer FENTON to Nathaniel WEST, for 100
acres, surveyed for grantee in the First Tenth, as recorded in Liber A. 35

1683 June 18-19. Do. Do. Richard MEW of the Parish of Stepney
alias Stebonheath, Co. of Middlesex, merchant, to Robert HOPPER of Scar-
borough, Co. of Yorke, mariner, for 1-6 of a share of West Jersey, the
whole share having been bo't of Wm. PENN et. al. by grantor, Percivall
TOWLE, Peter HAYLES, Thomas MARTAINE, Nicholas BELL and Richard CLAYTON
January 22-23, 1676-7; the 1-6 hereby sold being the share of Richard
CLAYTON, who sold it to Benjamin ANTROBUS Sept. 20-21, 1678, from whom
present grantor acquired it by deed of May 1-2, 1683. 35

1683-4 23d day 12 m. (Feb.). Do. Do. Thomas BUDD and Thomas
GARDNER to Hance MONSEUR, Jonas KEENE and Frederick FREDERICKSON, for 500 acres
in the Second Tenth, surveyed as in Liber A, p. 27, sold by au-
thority of a power of attorney from the General Assembly of the Province. 36

1681-2 8 and 9th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. Mathew ALLEN to
Hannah KIMBALL, for 100 acres, being one half of 200 a., surveyed for
grantor in Burlington and bo't by him of John SMITH of Christeene Creek
August 13-14, 1680. 36

1683 25th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Do. Martin HOULT to Thomas
BUDD, for a house and lot in Burlington. 36

1683-4 12th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to William
BUDD, for 1/8 of a share in the Second Tenth, the whole having been bo't of
Wm. PENN et. al. March 1-2, 1676-7, in which grant the wharf lot to the
eighth is included, but the house lot, usually called the town lot in Bur-
lington Island, excepted; also a wharf lot there, belonging to a sixth part
of a share, and a dwelling house in Burlington, in the tenure of Martin
HOULT with 8 acres betw. Wm. BRIGHTWEN, Benjamin SCOTT and the
creek, surrounding the island. 37

PAGE 403 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 1.


1683-4 8th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. Same to Jonathan BEERE,
for 1-16 in the Second Tenth, part of the share, bo't as in preceding; 1/2
acre on Wood St., Burlington Island, adjoining Wm. BRIGHTWEN. 37

1683-4 Feb. 25. Do. Do. Anthony MORRIS to John BUDD, for a
water or wharf lot in Burlington Island, except 8 feet, being 1/4 of a share. 37

1681 Dec. 30. Deed. Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, to
Arthur COOKE, Walter CLARKE and Walter NEWBERRY, all of Road Island,
merchants, for 1/3 of a share of the Province. 38

1683 April 5. Mem. of Deed of Trust. Edward SEARSON, late of the
White Leay in Derbyshire, England, now of South River, Arundell Co.,
Maryland, yeoman, to Samuel JENINGS, Thomas BUDD and Elias ffARRE, the
consideration having been paid by Thomas ELLIS of Burlington, white-
smith, deceased, on behalf of his daughter Elizabeth ELLIS, for 1-64 of the
First Tenth, being part of the 1/4 of a share, bo't by said SEARSON of Thomas
HUTCHESON, Thomas PEARSON, Joseph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY
July 5, 1677. 40

1684 April 12. Do. Do. Same, as trustee of William MARKWELL de-
ceased, to said William's brother and heir, Edward MARKWELL, for 1-16 of
a share, part of the share as above. 40

1684 March 26. Do. Do. Samuel JENINGS and Thomas BUDD, for
public account, under power of attorney from the General Assembly, to
Hance PETERSON of Karcas Hooke, Pennsylvania, for 50 acres in the Sixth
Lower Tenth of the Province. 40

1684 March 26. Do. Do. Same as before to Andreas ANDERSON of
Carkas Hooke, Penna., for 150 acres in the Sixth Lower Tenth. 41

1684 April 1. Do. Do. Same as before to James SAUNDERLAND of
Chester, Penna., for 200 acres at the next fast land above the plantation
in Israel Helmes tenure in the Lower Tenths of the Province. 41

1684 April 10. Do. Do. Same as before to Peter DALBOE of Schore-
kil, Penna., for 200 acres in one of the Six Lower Tenths of the Province. 41

1684 April 1. Do. Do. Same as before to Henry TRADWAY, for 300
acres at Red Bank alias Bachelours Bank, where grantee now lives. 41

1684 April 1. Do. Do. Same as before to Anthony NEALSON of
Cramp Kil, Penna., for 100 acres in the Six Lower Tenths. 42

1683-4 Feb. 21. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to Joseph BLOWERS, for 152
acres in the First Tenth. 42

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1684 April 30. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON and Thomas GARDNER,
by virtue of power of attorney from the General Assembly, to pay a pub-
lic debt, to Richard BASSNITT, for 300 acres in the Six Lower Tenths. 42

1684 April 30. Do. Do. Same as before to Francis COLLINS, for 200
acres in the Six Lower Tenths. 42

1684 April 17. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to Elias ffARRE, for 110 acres
in the town bounds of Burlington, in the First Tenth, between the town
line, and Mill Creek and Edward STUART. 43

1684 April 29. Do. Do. Samuel JENINGS to Samuel CARPENTER of
Philadelphia, for 600 acres in the Third Tenth, to be surveyed along Del-
laware R. and the South branch of Timber Creek. 43

1683-4 March 17. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to Anthony MORRIS, for
250 acres in Burlington Township, on the Dellaware R., two miles below
Burlington, E. a road, S. grantor. 43

1683-4 March 15. Do. Do. Same to Nathaniel IBLE, for 200 acres
in the Second Tenth on Pennysoaking Creek, adjoining Jonathan BEERE. 44

1684 April 12. Do. Do. Edward SEARSON of South River, Mary-
land, to William MYERS, for 1/8 of 1-64, being the remaider of 1/4, bo't by
grantor (see p. 40). 44

1684 April 14. Do. Do. Bernard DEVONISH to John BUDD, for 110
acres, W. Walter HUMPHARY, E. John STOAKES, along Thomas OLLIVE Millbrook. 44

1684 May 8. Do. Do. Benjamin SCOTT to Bridget BINGHAM, for 500
acres in the Second Tenth, that is 200 a. thereof to the only one of
grantee, the other 300 for Martin SCOTT, son of grantor, the first adjoining
George ELKINGTON. Marginal Note: Bridget BINGHAM assigns her 200 a.
to James BINGHAM, who conveys the land to John SCOTT (infra, p. 341). 44

1684 April 18. Do. Do. William BLACK to Benjamin WHEAT, for a
lot in Burlington, 40 feet wide in front, 13 poles long, part of grantor's
back or house lot. 45

1683 Nov. 8-9. Do. Do. Mathew WATSON to Robert HOPPER, for
the land in Burlington Township, belonging to 1-12 of a share of the Province. 45

1684 May 14. Do. Do. Daniel WILLS and John ANTRAM to William
MYERS, for a lot on Third St., London Tenth, Burlington, part of 1-32 of
a share, with a house thereon, built by said ANTRAM and now in the ten-
ure of Richard WOODNUTT; also 30 acres in the town bounds. 45

1684 April 30. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON to Christop WEATHERILL,
for 1-32 of a share in the First Tenth, and 1/2 acre in Burlington, part of
grantor's house lot there. 45

1684 May 14. Do. Do. William MYERS to Francis DAVENPORT, for
1-32 and 1-64 of one share of the First Tenth, part of 1/2 and 1-64 of a share,
bo't of Edward SEARSON April 12 last past. 46

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1684 May 26. Do. Do. Francis COLLINS to Hannah NEWBIE, for 20
acres adjoining grantee at Newton, W. J. 46

1682-3 March 30-31. Do. Do. Edward BYLLINGE to Richard BASNETT,
for 200 acres, to be laid out in the Province. 46

1684 April 11-12. Deed. James GRAHAME to Robert TURNER of Phila-
delphia, merchant, for 1/4 or 2-10 of 1-10 of a share (supra, p. 28). 47

1684 June 17. Mem. of Deed. Thomas MATHEWES to Benjamin
BRAMMA of St. John's Creek, West Jersey, for 100 acres in the Fourth
Tenth, now occupied by grantee. 49

1682 Sept. 6-7. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to John GOSLING, for 500
acres, being half of the 1,000 surveyed for grantor and Walter CLARKE in
common in the Second Tenth. 49

1684 March 28. Do. Do. in Trust. Same to Samuel CARPENTER and
William ffrAMPTON, for the use of John GOSLING, for a house and lot in Bur-
lington, bo't of Anna SALTER February 12, 1682-3. 50

1677 April 12. Indenture of Lease. William PENN, Gawen LAWRIE,
Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BYLLINGE to Robert TURNER, linnen draper,
Joseph SLEIGH, tanner, Robert ZANES, sergemaker, Thomas THACKEREY,
stuffe weaver, all of Dublin, and William BATE of County Wickloe, Ire-
land, carpenter, for one undivided ninetieth share of the ninety equall
hundreds of the Province. 50

1677 April 12. Do. of Release. Same to same for same. 52

1676-7 Feb. 28. Do. Do. Same to Andrew ROBINSON, late of Lon-
don, merchant, now of Clommell, Ireland, for one undivided share of
West Jersey. 62

1683-4 Feb. 21. Mem. of Deed. Thomas BUDD to John WOOLSTON
junior, for 200 acres near Rancokus alias Northampton River, in the Sec-
ond Tenth. (See Liber A, p. 43). 66

1682 Sept. 4-5. Do. Do. Samuel COLE and wife Elizabeth to Henry
WOOD, for 1-20 of a share, bo't by grantor and Benjamin BARCLETT of Wm.
PENN et. al. March 1-2, 1676-7 (supra, p. 18); also a house at Arwaw-
mouse with 100 acres. 66

1682-3 Feb. 12. Do. Do. Anna SALTER to Arthur COOKE, for a lott
in Burlington, lately bo't of Benjamin SCOTT, March 3, 1681-2, with the
house thereon to be completed as agreed by Richard ffINIMORE and Walter PUMPHARY. 67

1684 May 26. Do. Do. William MYERS to Samuel and John BUNTING,
for 1-32 of a share in the First Tenth, part of his 1/8 and 1-64, bo't of
Edward SEARSON April 12 last past. 67

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1684 June 12. Do. Do. Richard BASSNETT to Hance HOPMAN, for
200 acres, to be surveyed in Edward BYLLINGE's portion. (Supra, p. 46). 68

1684 Nov 18. Do. Do. William BIDDLE to John UNDERHILL, for
500 acres at Spring Hill, in the First Tenth, adjoining Samuel BORDEN and
Samuel ANDREWS. 68

1684 Nov. 1. Do. Do. William BLACK to William BUDD, for the
land in Burlington, belonging to his 1-16 in the First Tenth, except 40
feet wide and 13 poles long, sold to Benjamin WHEAT, and the waterlot. 68

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, Eng-
land, distiller, to John HASLEHURST of the same place, currier, for 1-16 of a
share of West Jersey. 69

1683 Dec. 19-20. Do. Do. John HASLEHURST to John RENSHAWE of
Burlington, for the preceding 1-16. Marginal Note: 200 acres sold to
John SHIN (p. 87), 100 a. to Walter PUMPHARY (p. 89). 69

1684 April 8. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON to Thomas BUDD, for
100 acres at Lessa Point, Burlington, adjoining Richard GUY. 69

1684 April 8. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON and Thomas GARDNER,
Commrs for the raising of money towards the discharge of the public debt,
authorized by the General Free Assembly of the Province, to Thomas
BUDD for 600 acres, to be surveyed in the Six Lower Tenths. 70

1684 Nov. 29. Do. Do. William MYERS to John ANTRAM, for 1-32 in
the First Tenth, part of 1/8 and 1-64, bo't of Edward SEARSON (supra, p. 44). 70

1684-5 Jan. 6. Do. Do. Joseph BLOWERS to John Ogbourne, for 150
acres in the First Tenth. 70

1683-4 Feb. 10. Do. Do. John SMITH of Christeene Creek to John
HOLLINSHEAD of Northampton River (Rancokus), W. J., for 300 acres in the
Second Tenth. 71

1682 Nov. 15-16. Do. Do. Robert STACY to Daniel LEEDS, for 100
acres in the First Tenth, between grantee at Springfield and Francis BESWICK
(Burlington Co.), part of 250 a. surveyed for grantor. 71

1682 April 27-28. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY and Thomas LAMBERT,
by virtue of a power of attorney from the General Assembly, to Daniel
LEEDS, for 100 acres in the First Tenth, next to Eleazer FENTON, being part
of 200 a. surveyed to said Leeds (Liber A, p. 36). 71

1683 15th d. 8th m. (Oct.). Deed. Henry STACY, now of Burlington,
to John Gosling, for 100 acres in the Yorkshire Tenth, part of 300 a., late-
ly surveyed for grantor, grantee and Thomas BUDD, to be equally divided
between them, adjoining Mordecay BOWDEN and the river. 72

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1682 Sept. 6-7. Do. Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, to
John GOSLING of N. Y., merchant, for 1/8 of a share (being the Indenture
of Lease and Release in full, of which Mem. is given on p. 49, supra). 72

1684 March 28. Do. Arthur COOKE of Portsmouth, R. I., merchant,
to John GOSLING, of Burlington, merchant, for 500 acres (supra., p. 49). 74

1685 June 11. Mem. of Deed. Jeremiah RICHARDS to Samuel COLES
for 500 acres, in the Third Tenth, at Pemisoakin, on the Southside of the
Southbranch of Symsissnick Creek, bo't of Henry STACY Sept. 17, 1683. 75

1684 Dec. 22. Do. Do. John ITHELL, within the Third Tenth of the
Province, yeoman, to William DEAREING, mariner, for 200 acres in the
Third Tenth, at Steele Bay, along Dellaware R., N. E. Casper FISH,
S. W. Wm. STEELE, backward vacant land. 76

1685 May 11. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington to Hana-
niah GAUNT of Rhode Island, yeoman, for 500 acres in the First Tenth. 76

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. Same, then of Sheffield, Eng-
land, to Thomas HOYLAND of Hansworth Woodhouse, Co. of Yorke, hus-
bandman, for 1-32 of a share. 76

35th Charles II. (1683) July 23-24. Do. Do. Thomas HOYLAND of
Woodhouse, Parish of Hansworth, Co. of Yorke, England, to Francis
DAVENPORT, then of Whittington, Co. of Derby, England, milliner, for the
preceding 1-32 of a share. 77

1685 July 3. Do. Do. Thomas OLLIVE to Peter BOSSE, for 200 acres
in Burlington Township, as surveyed and recorded for grantor in Liber A,
p. 3, along the Dellaware R. 122 perches W. from Plumb Point, adjoining
John CRIPPS. 77

1684 Nov. 1. Do. Do. Nowell MEW to Ebenezer LANGFORD, for
500 acres in the Second Tenth, exchanged from Henry WOOD for a like
quantity in the Third Tenth. 77

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY to Samuel BARKER, for
1-5 of a share in the First Tenth. 78

1684 Aug. 29. Power of attorney. Thomas MARTIN of Lymehouse,
Parish of Stepney alias Stebonheath, Co. of Middlesex, meat man, to his
brother James MARTIN, planter, now bound for West Jersey, to act as land agent. 78

1685 Oct. 26. Mem. of Deed. Daniel STANTON of Rhode Island, mar-
iner, to Ralph TRENOWETH of Burlington, husbandman, for all his right,
title and interest of and in 100 acres, as the same were surveyed to Samuel
JENKINS, of if he has forfeithed the land as the same shall be surveyed in the
First Tenth, being a lot assigned by said JENNINGS to John MARSHALL, who
conveyed to present grantor, as endorsed on a deed from Godfrey
HANCOCK to Samuel JENKINS. 79


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1685 Oct. 20. Do. Do. Richard RUSSELL, within the Third Tenth of
the Province, shipwright, to John TAYLOR, late of Barbados, now of
West Jersey, merchant, for 300 acres, of which 100 a. were bought of
John ITHELL and the other 200 of Henry WOOD, both deeds dated June 16,
1684, all 300 being in the Third Tenth, at Steele Bay, along Dellaware R.,
adjoining said ITHELL; also 5 a. of meadow. 79

1676-7 March 1. Deed. Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRY, Nicholas LUCAS
and Edward BYLLINGE to John RIDGES, citizen and skinner, and Thomas
RUDYARD of George Yard, Lombard St., gentleman, both of London, for
one share of West Jersey. 80

1685 Aug. 14. Power of attorney. Thomas RUDYARD late of George
Yard, Lombard St., London, now of East Jersey, Esqre, to Andrew ROBINSON
of West Jersey, merchant, as land agent. 81

1677 Aug. 29. Certificate of Thomas HUTCHESON, Thomas PEIRSON,
Joseph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY, that Nicholas
KNIGHT of Godmersham, Kent, has paid in full his share of the charges
in West Jersey. 82

1683 Aug. 16. Power of attorney. Robert KNIGHT of Godmersham,
Kent, to Anthony NEALSON of Croome Kil near Upland, Penna., to receive
from Tho. HUTCHESON, Tho. PEARSON, Joseph HELMSLEY, George HUTCHESON
and Mahlon STACY of New Beverley, W. J., yeomen, the 1/4 and
1-24 of a share of the Province, bought of them by his father Nicholas KNIGHT. 82

1683 Sept. 3. Mem. of Deed. George GUEST of Philadelphia, white-
smith, to Thomas REVELL of Burlington, scrivener, for 150 acres in the
First Tenth, bought of Samuel WILLIS. 83

1683-4 Feb. 20. Mem. of Deed. George PORTER, with the appoint-
ment, &c. of Mahlon STACY, Willm EMLEY and Percivall TONTE (?TOWLE),
his guardians and feoffees, to Thomas BUDD for 300 acres in the First
Tenth; the wharf lot and the town lot in Burlington, belonging to his 1-6 share. 83

1681-2 March 16. Do. Do. George BARTHOLOMEW, his wife Mary
and William COOPER to Robert WADE of Upland, Penna., for the river lot
in Burlington Island, lately bo't by said Mary before her marriage with
said George, of Edward TAYLOR. 84

1684 April 30. Do. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, West Jersey,
to Robert TURNER of Philadelphia, for 300 acres in the Third Tenth. 84

1678 July 30. Do. Do. William KENT of Bishoppsgate Street, Lon-
don, to William HULINES of Cirenccester, Co. of Gloucester, woolcomber,
for 1/4 of 1/8 share of the Province. 84

1685 March 14. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD to William HULINES, for
120 acres in the "Second (sic) & front upon the River Dellaware," ad-
joining grantee. 85

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1685 Sept. 20. Do. Do. William HULINES to Anna SALTER, for 200
acres in the Second Tenth, on Dellaware R., of which 120 were bo't of
Thos. BUDD (vide preceding) and 80 part of the purchase from Wm. KENT
(supra, p. 84). 85

1685 Nov. 25. Do. Do. Robert TURNER of Philadelphia, merchant,
to Thomas CHAUNDERS of Coopers Creek, West Jersey, smith, for 500
acres at Coopers Creek, adjoining Henry WOOD and John ITHELL (Camden Co.). 85

1677 Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Do. Do. Benjamin BARCLETT of Westmin-
ster, Middlesex Co., gentleman, to Thomas HOWELL of Harelston, Co. of
STAFFORD, yeoman, for 1/4 of 1/2 of a share, bought by grantor and Samuel
COLES of Wm. Penn et. al. March 1-2, 1676-7. 86

1685 Sept. 8. Do. Do. Anna SALTER of Tawcony, Penna., widow,
to Marcus LAWRENCE of Putshack, West Jersey, for 100 acres in the Third
Tenth, along Dellaware R., N. E. a small creek, S. W. Casp. FISH, ad-
joining lot bo't by grantee of grantor Aug. 7, 1682. 86

1685 May 13. Do. Do. John RENSHAWE of Burlington, butcher, to
John SHINNE Junior of Birch Creek, West Jersey, husbandman, for 200
acres in the First Tenth, part of 1-16 share, bo't by grantor of John HASLEHURST
Dec. 29, 1683. (Supra, p. 69). 87

1685 Sept. 20. Do. Do. Mathew ALLEN, now or late of Burlington,
carpenter, to Thomas REVELL, labourer, and John CALOWE, wheelwright,
both of the same place, for a house there and 1/3 acres; also 12 1/2 a. in the
township, bo't of Thomas EVES, and 6 a., back of the house, towards Lon-
don Bridge and adjoining John CRIPPS, bo't of John SMITH. 87

1683-4 March 8-9. Do. Do. Samuel OLDALE of Assiscunck Creek to
Marmaduke HORSMAN, late of White Hill, West Jersey, for 50 acres in the
First Tenth. 87

1683 Aug. 27. Do. Do. Francis PEARSON of Dringhoe and his son
Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick, both in Holdernesse, Co. of Yorke, yeomen,
to Peter GARBUTT, draper, and Francis BRECKON, mariner, both of Scarbor-
ough, said Co., for 1-6 of a share of the Province. 88

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, dis-
tiller, to Wm. TAYLOR of Dore, Co. of Derby, husbandman, for 1-32 of a
share. 88

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. Same to Michael NEWBOLD of Sheffield
Parke, Co. of Yorke, husbandman, for 1/8 of the 3-90 of the Province, bo't
of Edward BYLLINGE March 1, 1676-7. 88

1685 Sept. 7. Do. Do. William BUDD to Richard BASSETT, both of
Burlington, for a wharf lot there, on the Dellaware, in the First or Second
Tenth, 36 feet wide on the river, 145 f. long to the next street back. 89

1685 June 10. Do. Do. John RENSHAW to Walter PUMPHARY, for
100 acres in the First Tenth, part of the share bo't of John HASSLEHURST
of Sheffield Dec. 19-20, 1683. (Supra, p. 69). 89

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1685 March 28. Do. Do. Francis BESWICK to John SMITH of Assis-
cunck Creek, husbandman, for 50 acres in the First Tenth. 89

1685 March 28. Do. Do. Godfrey HANCOCK to John SMITH, for 60
acres in the First Tenth. 89

1685 April 28. Do. Do. John SMITH of Assiscunck Creek to Wal-
ter PUMPHARY of Burlington, carpenter, for the preceding two lots, 110 acres. 90

1685 June 30. Do. Do. Walter PUMPHARY of Burlington, carpen-
ter, to Edward TONKAN, cordwainer, and John WEARNE, husbandman, both
of the same place, for 260 acres, whereof 100 were bo't of John RENSHAWE
(supra, p. 89), 110 of John SMITH (the preceding) and 50 of Wm. HUNT,
carpenter; all in the First Tenth, adjoining Samuel BARKER, Thomas BUDD
and Wm. STAYNER. (See Liber A, p. 54.) 90

1686 May 12. Do. Do. Richard LAWRENCE of Lower Hooke, West
Jersey, yeoman, to John TEST of Redbank Creek, W. J., yeoman, for 150
acres on the Northside of Long Harryes or Redbanck Creek, bounded as
in record of survey, Liber A, p. 63. 90

1686 May 20. Do. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Talbot Co., Mary-
land, to Wm. BIDDLE of Mount Hope, W. J., yeoman, for 1/4 of one 3-90
share, bo't of Wm. Penn etc. 91

1685 1st d. 4th m. (June). Do. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Northamp-
ton River, yeoman, to John WOOLSTON Junior of the Northbranch of Ran-
kokus Cr., yeoman, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 91

1683-4 Jan. 21. Deed. Robert HOPPER of Scarborough, Yorkshire,
master and mariner, to Thomas HUTCHINSON of Talbot Co., Maryland,
tanner, for 1/4 of his 3-100 share of West Jersey, in the Yorkshire Tenth or
Scarborough property. 91

1686 May 23-24. Mem. of Deed. Jonathan ELDRIDGE of Hopewell,
W. J., cordwainer, to Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, W. J., tanner, for a house
and lot of 1 1/2 rood 4 perches in Burlington and 30 acres in said township. 93

1686 July 24. Do. Do. Seth SMITH of Burlington to George HEATHCOTE
of N. Y., merchant, for part of a wharf lot in Burlington, bounded
with the High St., over against Henry GRUB, W., George HUTCHESON East,
43 1/2 square feet. 94

1684-5 March 19-20. Do. Do. William BLACK, late of Mansfield
Woodhouse, W. J., stuff weaver, to Samuel TAYLOR of Crosswicks Creek,
stuff weaver, for 1-32 share, bought of George HUTCHESON Sept. 27-28,
1681. (Supra, p. 5.). 95

1684 April 12-13. Do. Do. Roger HAWKINS of Crookhorne, Penna.,
planter, to William BLACK of Chesterfield, W. J., weaver, for 62 acres in
ther Fourth Tenth. 95

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1682 June 8-9. Do. Do. Anna SALTER of Towcony, Penna., widow,
to Anthony WOODHOUSE of Mansfield, W. J., yeoman, for 112 acres in the
First Tenth, in exchange for 112 a. at Mansfield. 95

1682 14-15 d. 4th m. (June). Do. Do. Edward BYLLINGE to John
SKENE of Aberdeen, Scotland, for 250 acres to be surveyed in West Jersey. 96

Apparently the same repeated. 96

1686 Nov. 20. Do. Do. Godfrey HANCOCK senior of Steetley, W. J.,
yeoman, to Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, for all his land in
Burlington Township, 50 acres or 1/8 of a share in the First Tenth. 96

1684-5 March 3-4. Do. Do. Roger HAWKINS of Crookhorne, Penna.,
to Thomas SCHOLEY of Mansfield Woodhouse, W. J., planter, for 1/2 of 1-15
of a share, excepting 62 a. sold to Wm. BLACK (supra, p. 95) and a lot in
Burlington Town. 97

1682 Dec. 10. Do. Do. Robert SCHOLEY of Nottingham Woodhouse,
W. J., cloth maker, to Thomas SCHOLEY of the same place, cloth maker,
for 1-64 of a share, excepting all lots in Burlington Town and Township. 97

1685 May 22-23. Do. Do. John SCRASE of Patcham, Sussex Co.,
husbandman, to John MARTIN of Stenning, same Co., tailor, for one third
of his 1,000 acres, conveyed to grantor by William WELCH October 20-21, 1682. 97

1685 May 10. Do. Do. William BIDDLE of near Sepassincks
Island, W. J., yeoman, to John NEWMAN of Burlington, carpenter, for 200
acres in the Second Tenth, adjoining John BUTCHER. 98

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, Eng-
land, to John WOOD of Attercliffe, Sheffield Parish, husbandman, for 1-64
share in West Jersey. 98

1677 Aug. 22-23. Do. Do. Robert TURNER of Dublin, linen draper,
to Robert FAIRBANKS, late of Balnecrosse, Co. of Wexford, Ireland, now
of Dublin, tailor, for 1-10 of 1/2 of a share of West Jersey. Marginal Note:
"This by ye decease of Robert FAIRBANKS is fallen to John THOMPSON and
Sarah his wife, who was Relict of ye said Robert FAIRBANKS. And by ye
sd Thompson and Sarah his wife sold to William COOPER as see p. 99." 98

1682 Nov. ---. Do. Do. John THOMPSON of Elsenbourgh, Jurisdic-
tion of New Salem, W. J., carpenter, and wife Sarah to William COOPER
of Pyne Poynt upon Dellaware, W. J., blacksmeith, and wife Margrett, for
the preceding 1-10 of 1/2 of a share. 99

1678 Sept. 5-6. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield to Ed-
ward TAYLOR of Brigghouse, Co. of Yorke, England, gentleman, for 1/8 of
one of the three ninetieths parts of W. J. 99

1680 Sept. 6. Do. Do. Edward TAYLOR of Burlington, merchant, to
Wm. COOPER of the same place, blacksmith, for the preceding 1/8 of a
house on the town lot in Burlington. 100

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1684 Dec. 30. Do. Do. Francis COLLINS, late of Burlington, now of
-------- W. J. yeoman, to Wm. COOPER of Pyne Poynt, blacksmith, for 200
acres in the Third Tenth near the head of Cooper's Creek or where
grantee may choose. 100

1679 July 9. Deed. Samuel NORRIS of Watlin St., London to Wil-
liam COOPER senior, late of Amersum, Buckingham Co., smith, now of
West Jersey, for 50 acres of his 2-7 of land in W. J., bo't with Abraham
GOEDOWNE of Edward BYLLINGE July 4-5, 1678. 100

1685 May 1. Mem. of Deed. Mary, widow and executrix of Henry
STACY late of Stepney alias Stebonheath, merchant, by her attorney Elias
FARRE, to Lawrence MORRIS of Burlington, yeoman, for a house there, built
by Henry STACY, and the wharf lot belonging to it, 25 feet front along the
Dellaware R. and in length halfway back to the next street. 101

1685 March 23. Do. Do. Godfrey HANCOCK of Steetley, W. J., yeo-
man, to William SALLWAY of near Tawcony, Penna., merchant, for 200
acres in the First Tenth, at the head of one of the branches of Birch Creek. 101

1686 March 29. Do. Do. John NEWMAN of Burlington, carpenter,
to Isaac HORNER of West Jersey, cloth worker, for 200 acres in the
Second Tenth, bo't of William BIDDLE (supra, p. 98). 102

1686 April 8. Do. Do. James BUDD of Burlington to John RODMAN
of Rhod Island, chyrurgeon, for a house and lot on Northampton R. and
492 acres, formerly owned by John CROSBY, with 8 acres of meadow, late-
ly taken up by grantor: deed from John CROSBY and Frances CROSBEY dated
May 13, 1685. 102

1686 April 14. Do. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, W. J.,
yeoman, to John RODMAN of Rhod Island, for 500 acres to be surveyed in
the Second Tenth. 102

1685-6 Feb. 12. Do. Do. Robert ZANE of Newton, W. J., to John
HOGG of Timber Creek, for 500 acres in the Third Tenth, as surveyed and
recorded in Liber A., p. 55. 103

1686 June 9. Do. Do. John SKENE to Robert WADE of Chester,
Penna., yeoman, in exchange for 250 acres, for 200 acres, part of the lot,
surveyed in grantor by Edw. BYLLINGE June 14-15, 1682 (supra, p. 96). 103

1686 June 9. Do. Do. Robert WADE of Chester, Penna., to John
SKENE of Peachfield, W. J., gentleman, in exchange for the preceding, for
250 acres, formerly belonging to Joseph HELMSLEY and adjudged to grantor
as payment of a debt, by the Court held at Burlington Feb. 20 last. 104


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1685-6 Feb. 20. Do. Do. Percifall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge, W. J.,
yeoman, to John CRIPPS of Burlington, yeoman, for 1 1/2 acres, grantor's
Burlington town lot, belonging to his 1-6 of a share in the Second Tenth,
E. High St., N. grantee, W. Wood St., S. the swamp. 104

1677 July 4. Do. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly, Thomas
PEARSON of Bonwick, Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelke, George HUTCHESON
of Sheffield and Mahlon STACY of Hansworth Parish, all in Co. Yorke, to
George NICHOLSON of Burtion Strather, Co. of Lincolne, yeoman, for 1-24 of
a share in the First Tenth of W. J. 105

1677 May 25. Do. Do. Same to Joseph POPE of Burthon Strather,
Co. of Lincolne, yeoman, for 1-6 of a share of W. J. 105

1686 Sept. 10. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD, of Burlington, merchant, to
David LILLIES of the same place, wheelwright, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 105

1686 Aug. 3. Do. Do. John OGBOURNE of Burlington, yeoman, to
Walter PUMPHARY of near Burlington, carpenter, for 150 acres in the First
Tenth, bo't of Joseph BLOWERS of Burlington, bricklayer, January 6, 1684-5
(supra, p. 70). 106

1686 Sept. 6. Do. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, W. J., to
Joseph AMBLER of Philadelphia, cordwainer, for 100 acres in the First
Tenth of the Province, adjoining William SALLAWAY and Samuel BARKER. 106

1686 Sept. 7. Do. Do. William MYERS of Burlington, butcher, to
John BUNTING of Chesterfield, W. J., planter, for 150 acres in the First
Tenth, bo't of Edward SEARSON April 12, 1684 (supra, p. 44). 107

1686 Sept. 13. Do. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Talbott Co., Mary-
land, yeoman, to John SKENE of Peachfield, W. J., for 1/4 of a share of W. J.
and all his right, title &c. in and to the property of Francis BESWICK in the
First Tenth, surveyed by Wm. EMLEY as part of 1-12 share, bo't by said
BESWICK of Hutchinson. 107

1686 Sept. 14. Do. Do. Same to same, for 2 acres on Burlington
Island, part of his town lots. 107

1677 Nov. 12. Deed. Richard HUNTER of Dublin, tanner, to Godfrey
CANTERELL of Rossenalleys [1] in the Queenes County, yeoman, for 1/2 of
1-10 of a share, bo't of Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRY, Nicholas LUCAS and Edw.
BYLLINGE March 1, 1676-7. 108

1682 May 22. Do. Godfrey CANTERELL to William ALBARSON, for the
preceding 1/2 of 1-10. 108

1683 April 20. Mem. of Deed. Samuel JENINGS and Thomas BUDD,
by virtue of a power of attorney from the General Assembly, to Frederick
HOPMAN of near Ratcone Creek, W. J., planter, for 100 acres in the Six

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[1] Rosenallis, a village in Queen's county, Ireland. The name is corrupted
from Ros-finn-glafs, the wood of the crystal rivulet or bright stream.

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Lower Tenths. 108

1682 May 12-13. Deed. Robert CHINTON of Godaloning, Co. of Sur-
rey, salesman, to Thomas MARTIN of Lymehouse, Parish of Stepney alias
Stbonheath, mealman, for 1-6 of a share, bo't of Wm. BIDDLE October
6-7, 1679, who had purchased it from Nicholas BELL October 29-30, 1678,
with Richard MEW, Percivall TOWLE, Peter HAYLES, Thomas MARTIN and
Richard CLAYTON purchasers of a whole share of West Jersey from Wm.
Penn et. al. January 22-23, 1676-7. 109

1686 Sept. 25. Mem. of Deed. Thomas MARTIN, by his attorney
James MARTIN of Burlington, mealman, to Thomas RODMAN of Rhoad
Island, chyrurgeon, for 1-90 or part of the preceding 1-6. 109

1681-2 Jan. 2-3. Do. Do. Thomas OLLIVE and Daniel WILLS, by
and with the consent of Thomas BUDD, Samuel JENINGS, Thomas LAMBERT
and Mahlon STACY, to Henry JACOBS, in consideration of his public services
as Indian interpreter, for 200 acres on the Southside of and on Rancokus
Creek, at the mouth of a branch. 110

1685 Aug. 8. Do. Do. Henry JACOBS of Northampton River near
Burlington, yeoman, to Noel MEW of Road Island, merchant, for the pre-
ceding 200 acres with a dwelling house. 111

1685 Aug. 10. Do. Do. John ROBERTS of Pimsawquin, W. J., yeo-
man, to Noel Mew of R. I., for 300 acres in the Second Tenth. 111

1681 July 25. Do. of Indenture of Service. Sarah, daughter of
Thomas CURTIS, binds herself as servant for 4 years to Benjamin SCOTT,
husbandman, bound for West Jersey, for which he is to give her 40 acres. 111

1681 July 22. Do. Do. Do. Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas CURTIS,
binds herself as servant for four years to Elias FARR, ches monger,
going to W. J., for which he is to give her 40 acres. 111

1681 Sept. 2. Mem. of Deed. Thomas HUTCHINSON, later of Beverly,
Old England, yeoman, to Daniel LEEDS of W. J., for one acre in Beverly,
W. J., late called Burlington, in the Scarborough lot. 112

1685 May 20. Do. Do. Daniel BACON of Baconfield, W. J., yeoman,
to Eliakim HIGGINS of Piscatua, E. J., carpenter, for 100 acres in
the First Tenth. 112

1682 May 24-25. Do. Do. Edward BYLLINGE to John BREWSTER of
New Castle upon Tyne, County of Northumberland, yeoman, for 200
acres to be laid out in West Jersey. (See supra, p. 22, deed BREWSTER-
PATISON.) 112

1686 8th of 9th m. Do. Do. of Gift. Jno. PATTISON and wife Mar-
grett of Crosswicks Creek, W. J. to their daughter Mary and her husband
William HICKSON of the same place, for 140 acres, bo't of John BREWSTER
(supra, p. 22). 112

1686 Nov. 10. Do. Do. William HICKSON of Crosswicks Creeks and
wife Mary to John WATKINS of Middlehooke in the Fourth Tenth of the
Province, for the preceding 140 acres, in exchange for 140 a., part of a
1-32 share, bo't by said WATKINS of Obadiah BARLOWE. 113

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1686 April 14. Do. Do. Obadiah BARLOWE, of Sheffield, England,
cutter, to John WATKINS of Swinflett, [1] Co. of Yorke, bachellor, for 1-32 of
a share of W. J. 113

1685 Nov. 10. Do. Do. Jno WATKINS, late of Swinflett, England,
mariner, now of Middlehook in the Fourth Tenth, W. J., to William
HICKSON, for 140 acres in the First Tenth, part of the preceding 1-32. 113

1682 May 24-25. Do. Do. Edward BYLLINGE to Roger PARKE of
Hesham, Co. of Northumberland, England, yeoman, for 200 acres, to be
laid out in W. J. 114

1686 Nov. 11. Do. Do. Roger PARKE, late of Hesham, now of
Crosswicks Creek, to John WATKINS of Middlehook, Fourth Tenth, for the
preceding 200 acres. 114

1686 Oct. 13. Do. Do. Thomas BUDD of Burlington to Benjamin
WHEAT, of the same place, for a house there and lot, 40 feet front, 13 poles
long, in the Second Tenth. 114

1685 Sept. 1. Power of attorney. William STEELE of Corke, Ireland,
merchant, to his brother-in-law John ITHELL of Philadelphia, also called of
Steele's Bay, W. J., victualler, as land agent. 115

1685 March 13. Mem. of Deed. Arthur COOKE of Bucks Co., Penna.,
merchant, to widow Mary GOSLING of Burlington, for 500 acres, being half
of the 1,000 a., surveyed for grantor and Walter CLARKE of Rhode Island,
grantor buying out said CLARKE Feb. 5, 1683-4, and selling one-half of the
whole to John GOSLING, husband of grantee March 28, 1684 (supra, p. 74). 115

1686 Sept. 3. Deed. William STEELE, by his attorney John ITHELL, of
the Third Tenth of W. J., yeoman, to Humphrey MORREY of Philadelphia,
merchant, for 500 acres in the Third Tenth, at Steele's Branch, N. E.
Timber Creek, N. W. and S. John READING, S. vacant land. 116

1686-7 Jan. 13. Mem. of Deed. Anthony WOODHOUSE of the First
Tenth, yeoman, to Roger PARKER of Crosswicks Creek, yeoman for 1-32 of
a share in the First Tenth, excepting 150 acres and the Burlington town
lot, the whole having been bo't of George HUTCHESON July 26-27, 1681. 117

1677-8 Jan. 28-29. Do. Do. Mahlon STACY to Godfrey HANCOCK, for
1/8 of a share, being one of the seven ninetieths of the Province, bo't by
grantor et. al. of Edward BYLLINGE. 117

1686 Nov. 5. Do. Do. Percivall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge, W. J., to
William CLARKE of Burlington, tailor, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 117

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[1] Swinefleet, a place of about 1,000 inhabitants, five miles from Howden,
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1686 Aug. 10. Do. Do. John CURTIS of Assiscunck Creek, yeoman,
to his son Thomas CURTIS, for 347 acres at Mount Pleasant, now called
Ogston, in the First Tenth. 117

1686 Sept. 20. Do. Do. Mary, widow of Henry STACY, by her at-
torney Elias FARR, and John CRIPPS, to Robert HUDSON of near Northamp-
ton River, carpenter, for 150 acres in the Second Tenth, bo't by said
Henry STACY of said John CRIPPS, for which no deed was given, and con-
veyed to CRIPPS by Anna SALTER Feb. 5-6, 1681-2. 118

1686 Sept. 20. Do. Do. Mary STACY, by her attorney as before, to
Robert Hudson, for 50 acres in the Second Tenth, part of 1/8 of a share,
bo't by Henry STACY of Thomas HOOTON. 118

1684 July 20. Do. do. Percifall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge, W. J., to
John Woolston senior of Assiscunck or Birch Creek, yeoman, for 200 acres
in the First Tenth. 119

1686 Oct. 20. Do. Do. John WOOLSTON senior to Michael BUFFIN of
near Sutton Lodge, W. J., for 100 acres in the Second Tenth, surveyed
as recorded in Liber A, p. 69. 119

1686 May 10. Do. Do. Percivall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge to James
SILVER of Burlington, planter, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth, surveyed
as recorded in Liber A, p. 69. 119

1686-7 Feb. 23. Do. Do. Elias FARR of Assiscunck Creek, yeoman,
to John WILLS of Northampton River, yeoman, for 146 1/2 acres in the
Second Tenth. 119

1683 Sept. 14-15. Do. Do. Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelke, Co.
of Yorke, England, yeoman, to William ELLIS of Tunstall in Holdernesse,
Co. of Yorke, yeoman, for 1-6 of a share of W. J., the money having been
paid to Thomas HUTCHINSON, then of Beverly, same Co., tanner, Sept. 17, 1677. 120

1687 April 7. Do. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, W. J., to
John LANGFORD of Northampton River, for 500 acres in the Second Tenth. 120

1686 June 4. Bargain. Robert WADE of Upland, Chester Co., Penna.,
with Thomas SMITH of Chohanzy for keeping two cows on half the increase. 120

1686 July 1-2. Mem. of Deed. Edward BYLLINGE, Proprietary and
Governour of West Jersey, to Jonah SMITH of London, merchant, for 1-90
of ninety hundred parts of West Jersey. 121

1686 Sept. 29. Power of attorney. Jonah SMITH of London, mer-
chant, to John SUTTON of Bradford Abbie, Co. of Dorsett, gent., as gen-
eral agent. 122

1687 May 10. Mem. of Deed. William HICKSON of Crosswicks Creek
to John CHESSHIRE of Shrowsberry, E. J., tailor, for 240 acres in the First
Tenth, as bo't of Samuel TAYLOR Feb. 10, 1685-6, (100 a.), and 140 a. of
John WATKINS Nov. 10, 1686. 123

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1685-6 Jan. 11. Do. Do. Andrew ROBESON to Benjamin BRAMMA,
for 100 acres in the Fourth Tenth, W. of Kaphockosey or Clommell Creek,
N. and S. grantor, E. vacant land. 123

1681 Oct. 21. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, England,
distiller, to John WOOD of near the Falls meadow on Dellaware R., yeo-
man, for 1-64 of a share in the three ninetieths parts of W. J., the First or
Yorkshire Tenth: consideration, certain improvements made by grantee
and his brother Thomas WOOD upon land near the Falls, sold to grantor this day. 123

1686 June 4. Do. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, yeoman,
to James PHAROE of Nottingham Woodhouse, W. J., husbandman, for a
lot betw. grantor and grantee near the road and the bridge. 124

1686-7 Feb. 10. Do. Do. Samuel TAYLOR of Horners Creek, W. J.,
yeoman, to James PHAROE, for 100 acres in the First Tenth, part of the
land bo't of Wm. BLACK March 19-20, 1684-5 (supra, p. 95).
James PHAROE has son James. 124

1686 May 10. Do. Do. Percivall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge, W. J.,
yeoman, to William HULINGS of Sanacussinck, W. J., yeoman, for 240 acres
in the Second Tenth at Easham, adjoining Henry BALLENGER. 125

1686-7 Jan. 29. Do. Do. George Hutcheson of Burlington, mer-
chant, to William HUNT of Providence, W. J., carpenter, for 200 acres in
the First Tenth, along the line betw. the First and Second Tenths, adjoin-
ing Wm. BUDD and John SHINN. 125

1685 Dec. 22. Do. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, W. J., and
Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchants, as agents of the General Assem-
bly, to Thomas HOLMES of Philadelphia, gentleman, William BATES of
Newton, W. J., yeoman, Thomas JENNEY of Bucks Co., Penna., yeoman,
and Edward NEWBIE, son of Marke NEWBIE, late of Newton, dec'd, for a
consideration paid out of the estate of said Marke NEWBIE at the request
of James ATKINSON and wife Hannah, mother of Edward Newbie, for 300
acres in the Third Tenth, formerly surveyed for Marke NEWBIE, to be used
by Edward NEWBIE on attaining the age of 21 years. 126

1686-7 Jan. 10. Do. Do. George PORTER of the First Tenth, yeo-
man, to John LANGSTAFFE of Yorkshire Edge, W. J., husbandman, for 50
acres in the First Tenth, at Yorkshire Edge. 126

1687 April 23. Do. Do. Anthony WOODHOUSE of the First Tenth,
yeoman, to Edward ROCKHILL of Burlington, roper, for 102 acres in the
First Tenth, 62 thereof being part of 1-32 share, bo't of George HUTCHESON
July 26-27, 1681, the other 40 given to grantor for his services by Wil-
liam COOKE of Sheffield, England. 127

1687 April 20. Ballefield. Certificate of Mahlon STACY, that An-
thony WOODHOUSE, servant of Wm. COOKE, has done his duty in W. J. 127


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1687 19th 2d m. (April). Letter, written at Onnianickon alias Car-
mell, by George HUTCHESON to Mahlon STACY, stating that Anthony
WOODHOUSE had a right to the 40 acres, sold to Rockhill, as above. 127

1687 May 18. Mem. of Deed. Percivall TOWLE to Isaac MARRIOT, both
of near Burlington, yeomen, for 160 acres in the Second Tenth. 127

1687 28th 10th m. (Dec.). Deed. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly,
Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick, Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelke, yeomen,
George HUTCHINSON of Sheffield, distiller, and Mahlon STACY of Dorehouse,
tanner, to John ESTELL of Langdale, yeoman, all of Co. of Yorke, for 1-24
share of W. J. 128

1684 Oct. 20. Power of attorney. Edward BYLLINGE to Thomas
MATHEWS and George HUTCHESON, Deputy Governour of West Jersey, to
dispose of the land in the Province. 129

1676-7 March 1. Deed. William PENN at Rickmersworth, Co. of
Hertford, Esqre, Gawen LAWRIE of London, merchant, Nicholas LUCAS of
Hertford, maulster, and Edward BYLLINGE of Westminster, gentleman, to
Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly, Thomas PEIRSON of Bonwick, Joseph
HELMSLEY of Great Kelke, George HUTCHESON of Sheffield and Mahlon
STACY of Hansworth, Co. of Yorke, tanner, for 7 shares of W. J. 131

1676-6 March 1. Do. Same to same, for 3 shares. 138

1685 Oct. 21. Do. Anthony MORRIS, of Burlington, tailor, to William
BUDD of the same place, brewer, for a house and lot there on High St., S.
Isaac SMITH, N. Thomas BUDD, one acre on Burlington Island, N. River
St., E. Bread St. 140

1687 July 4. Do. William BUDD, now or late of Burlington, brewer,
to James MARSHALL of the same place, merchant, for the preceding house
and lot on High St. 141

1687 June 23. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Maryland, tanner, to
Christop WEATHERILL of Burlington, tailor, for 1-32 in the First Tenth with
the Burlington town lots thereto belonging. 141

1686 Sept. 28. Do. Thomas RODMAN of Rhode Island, chyrurgeon,
to James MARTIN of Burlington, mealman, for a waterlot on Dellaware R.
in Burlington Island, part of 1-6 share sold by grantee, as attorney of
Thomas MARTIN, to present grantor Sept. 25 last (supra, p. 109). 143

1687 July 25. Release. Samuel ABBETT of Neshamonyes Creek,
bricklayer, and wife Jane, to his mother-in-law Susanna ELTON of North-
ampton R., W. J., widow and administratrix of her late husband Anthony
ELTON, for their claims upon the estate of Anthony. 144

1687 July 25. Do. Same to same and her son Anthony ELTON, for
their claims upon the estate of his brother-in-law Robert ELTON, late of
Antigua, merchant, dec'd. 144

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1685-6 March 2. Deed. Thomas MATHEWS to William WARNER, both
of Woodbury Creek, W. J., yeomen, for 400 acres on the N. E. side of
said creek, in the Fourth Tenth, part of grantor's 3/8 share, bo't of Edward
BYLLINGE and his trustees Nov. 14-15, 1681. 145

1686-7 Feb. 22. Do. William BUDD of the Second Tenth, yeoman,
to Benjamin HOLT of Burlington, glazier, for half a houselot on Second
St. in Burlington, adjoining Wm. CRUES in Yorkshire Tenth, 60 feet front,
13 poles deed, the whole bo't of Wm. BLACK Nov. 1, 1684 (supra, p. 68). 146

1685-6 Jan. 20. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, 10
John BAINBRIDGE junior of near Chesterfield, W. J., carpenter, for 204
acres in the First Tenth, adjoining Wm. BLACK and George GOFORTH; also
46 a., likewise in the First Tenth. 146

1687 July 7. Do. Same to Samuel HOUGHTON of Burlington, brick-
layer, for 150 acres in the part, formerly called the Yorkshire or First Tenth. 147

1687 Aug. 28. Do. Nathaniel IBLE of Philadelphia, brewer, to widow
Rebecca De COW of Burlington, for a wharf lot and a house thereon on Burlington
Island, belonging to 1/8 of a share, bo't of Wm. BUDD October 27, 1685. 148

1687 July 7. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington to Samuel ffURNIS
of the same place, sadler, for 4-5 of an acre, part of the houselot on High
St., bo't of Anthony MORRIS June 20 last past, except 8 feet front. 149

1687 April 19. Power of attorney. John LANGFORD of Northampton
R., W. J., merchant, to his brother-in-law Edward HUNLOKE of Burling-
ton, merchant, to act as land agent in West Jersey, Penna., and N. Y. 150

1687 May 25. Deed. Percifall TOWLE, Francis COLLINS, John SHINN
senior, Wm. PEACHEE, Thomas BARTON, Wm. ALBERSON, Wm. BATE,
Wm. COOPER, Thomas GARDNER, John HOGG, Wm. WATSON, Symon CHARLES, Thomas
MATHEWS, John BOARTON, Bernard DEVONISH, John READING, Andrew ROBESON, Daniel
WILLS senior, Wm. ROYDON, Wm. Budd, Francis BERWICK, Thomas HARDING, Henry
BALLENGER, Gilber WHEELER, Proprietors of several undivided shares of W. J., to
Thomas BUDD, for 15,000 acres to be bought of the Indians, under reference to
proceedings of General Assembly of May 12, 1687, concerning the public debts. 150

1687 Oct. 20. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, and
wife Susanna to Samuel HARRIOT of Burlington, mariner, for 194 acres in
Burlington Township, along Dellaware R., adjoining Wm. ROYDON and
James BUDD (brother of Thomas). 153

1685 Aug. 18. Power of attorney. John BELLERS of London, mer-
chant, to Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, to take up 5,000 acres in
W. J. and town lots for the settlement of 10 families as required. 154

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1685 May 19. Deed. Thomas FARNSWORTH of near Mansfield, W. J.,
shoemaker, to Anthony MORRIS of Burlington, tailor, for a town lot on Bur-
lington Island, in Wm. EMLEY's share, on High St. 154

1687 Oct. 20. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia and wife Susanna
to William RIGHTON of near Burlington, mariner, for 97 acres in Burling-
ton Township, along Dellaware R., adjoining Peter BOSSE and Samuel HARRIOTT. 155

1687 Oct. 27. Do. Samuel HARRIOTT of Burlington, mariner, to
Jehoshaphat LEYCROFT of the same place, cooper for 97 acres, the half of
194 a., bo't of Thomas BUDD (supra, p. 153). 156

1686-7 Jan. 19. Mortgage. Thomas BOWMAN of Lessa Point, W. J.,
merchant, to Edward HUNLOKE of Burlington, merchant, for 100 acres at
Lessa Point, bo't of Peter JEGOU May 30, 1683. 157

1685 Aug. 3. Deed. Samuel and John BUNTING, late of Burlington,
masons, to William CRUES, late of Southworke, Co. of Surrey, England,
for a house and lot in Burlington Island, W. William BUDD, N. River St.,
over against the slaughterhouse of Wm. MYERS. 158

1681-2 March 24. Mem. of Deed. William WARNER of Redhooke,
W. J., cordwainer, to William BEARD of Mansfield, yeoman, for 1-24 share
in the First Tenth, part of the share bo't of Thomas PEARSON and Joseph
HELMSLEY April 1, 1677. 159

1677 April 1. Receipt. Thomas PEARSON and Joseph HELMSLEY to
William WARNER for the purchase money of the preceding 1-24. 160

1687 Nov. 3. Deed. Stephen PENSTONE, John WILLIS and William
WILLIS, all of Cooper's Creek, Gloucester Co., W. J., yeomen, to Richard
BASSNETT of Burlington, yeoman, for 500 acres, to be surveyed in the share
and one half in W. J., bought by John WILLIS of Chalow, Berks Co., Eng-
land, of Edward BYLLINGE. 160

1687 Nov. 3. Bond. Same to same for the faithful carrying out of
the proceding conveyance. 161

1677 June 2. Deed. Thomas HOOTON of Black Fryers, London,
chandler, to John POPE of Abery and Anthony ELTON of Yattsbury Parish,
both of Co. of Wilts, yeomen, for 1/8 of 1-90 of 90 hundred parts of West Jersey. 162

1678-9 March 4. Do. John POPE of Avebury, Co. of Wilts, yeoman,
to Anthony ELTON of Yattsbury Parish, same Co., yeoman, for one half of
the preceding 1/8. 163

1678-9 March 4. Lease. Thomas GERISH of Bromham, Co. of Wilts,
clothier, and Henry GERISH of the same place, yeoman, to Anthony ELTON,
for 2/3 of 1/8 share, bo't by lessors and John HARRIS of Goat acre, Co. of
Wilts, of Thos. HOOTON June 2, 1677. 164

1687 April 10. Deed. Anthony ELTON of Northampton R., W. J., son
and heir of Anthony ELTON, dec'd, to his mother Susanna, widow of said
Anthony, for 118 acres, to be taken up in the Second Tenth as part of the
1/8 bought by the father, of John POPE. 166


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1687 June 18. Do. John RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner, by
Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, W. J., his attorney, to Susanna ELTON of
Northampton R., W. J., widow, for 50 acres to be taken up in the Second
Tenth, part of his half of a share, bought by grantor and Thomas RUDYARD
of Wm. Penn et. al. March 2, 1676-7. 167

1687 Dec. 14. Do. John SHIN of Springfield Lodge, Burlington Co.,
wheelwright, to John CROSBY of the same place, millwright, husband of
Mary, the daughter of said SHIN, for 150 acres, half of a 300 a. lot near
Bearch Creek. Marginal Note: "The 11th June 1695. This deed by
John CROSBY and Mary his wife declared to be null & void & another Deed
in Liew granted to Jno CROSBY by John SHIN, which see upon Record fol. 443." 168

1677-8 Jan. 29. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, England, dis-
tiller, to William MATHEWS of the same place, currier, for 1/8 of 1-32 of a share. 169

1683 June 1. Do. William MATHEWS of Sheffield, currier, to Daniel
BACON of the same Place, grocer, for the preceding 1/8 of 1-32. 170

1687-8 Jan. 21. Do. Daniel BACON of Baconsfield, Burlington co.,
yeoman, to Robert RIGGE of Burlington, cordwainer, for a town lot and a
wharf lot on Burlington Island and 50 acres in the township. 171

1684 April 30. Power of attorney. Mary STACY of Stebonheath alias
Stepney Parish, widow and executrix of Henry STACY, to Elias FARR of Bur-
lington, planter, to dispose of her land in West Jersey. 172

1687 Oct. 15. Do. Daniel COXE of London, Doctor in Physicks, Gov-
ernour and Chief Proprietor of West Jersy, to Adlord BOWDE, late of
Hertford, draper, now bound for Burlington, as land agent. 173

1686 Oct. 2. Do. James NEVELL of London, citizen and merchant
tailor, surviving executor of Henry STACY of London, merchant, dec'd, and
one of the executors of Mary STACY, late of Waltham Holy Crosse, Essex
Co., widow, dec'd, in right of the children of said Henry and Mary, vizt:
Samuel, joint executor of his mother's will, Mary, Elizabeth and Stacy
(sic), to Elias FARR, ut supra, p. 172. 173

1685 July 15. Articles of agreement or power of attorney. John
RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner, to Samuel JENINGS of Burlington,
merchant, to dispose of his share of W. J., bo't by said Ridges and
Thomas RUDYARD of George YARD, Lumbard St., London, gentleman, of
William PENN et. al. March 2, 1676-7. 174

1684 July 2. Power of attorney. Richard MATHEWS of London, fac-
tor, to Elias FARR of West Jersey, yeoman, to act as land agent. 176

1684 May 30. Deed. Elias FARR of Assiscunck Creek, yeoman, to Thomas
KENDALL of Rancokus Cr., bricklayer, for 146 1/2 acres in the Second Tenth. 177

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1684 May 30. Do. Daniel WILLS of Northmapton River, commonly
called Rancokus Creek, practitioner in Chymistry, to Thomas KENDALL of
the same place, bricklayer, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 177

1678 Aug. 21. (Latin). Bond. John WRIGHT of Beighton, Co. of
Derby, husbandman, to Godfrey HANCOCK of Woodhouse, Parish of
Handsworth, Co. of Yorke, yeoman, for the payment of 40 after the death
of Mary, wife of John BOARDMAN of W. J., at the house of John NODDER
at said Woodhouse. 178

1682 May 16. Deed. Edward BYLLINGE, late of Westminster, to
Samuel BURROWES of Wilton, County Pallentine of Chester, webster, for 100
acres in West Jersey. 178

1686 May 20. Do. Samuel JENINGS of W. J., merchant, to William
FRAMPTON of Philadelphia, merchant, for 500 acres in the Third Tenth,
along Dellaware R., on the S. W. side of Pounce hawking Creek, N. Sim-
cissinck Creek. 179

1686 May 24. Mem. of Deed. William FRAMPTON to Thomas LLOYD
of Philadelphia, President, for the preceding 500 a. 179

1688 March 30. Indian Deed. HOHAM, TEPTAOPAMUN and other
Sackimackers to Adlord BOWDE, now of Burlington, merchant, for Govern-
our Daniel COXE, for the tract from a point on the S. S. W. side of Shab-
bicunck Creek and on the road to New York, 3 miles from the Falls of
Dellaware R. or from Hugh STANNYLANDS N. along Thomas BUDD past Men-
apenascon to the mouth of Laocolon Cr. above Mecokins Wigwam, thence
down along the Dellaware to 2 miles above the Falls Mills, thence E. to
Shabbiscunck Cr. 179

1688 April 9. Do. Do. HOEHAM, KEPANOCKONICKON, ROMASICKAMEN,
TIPTAOPAMAN and VEVENUTTING, Sackimackers, to Adlord BOWDE, on behalf of
Govr Daniel COXE, for a tract from a point in Thomas BUDD's
line N. W. to the Northbranch of the Rariton River, down said river to
the road from Dellaware Falls to New York, thence S. along said road to
another point in said BUDD's line over the Stony Hills on the Eastside of
Milstone River, thence N. W. and S. W. to the first point. 181

1687-8 March 1. Deed. Daniel BACON of Baconfield, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to James CROFT of said County, husbandman, for 100 acres
in the second settlement of 1/8 of 1-32 share, bo't of Wm. MATHEWS June 1,
1683 (supra, p. 170). 182

1688 March 21. Do. Francis BESWICK of Burlington, yeoman, to
William HUNT of Province, same Co., carpenter, for 100 acres to be
surveyed in Burlington Co. for his 2-12 share, bo't of Thomas HUTCHINSON. 182

1688 April 3. Do. Thomas BUDD, now or late of Burlington, merchant,
to Elias FARR of Assiscunck Creek, yeoman, for 150 acres in Burlington Co. 183


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1686-7 Jan. 25. Do. Jonathan BEERE, merchant, to John BUDD Sen-
ior, upholsterer, both of Burlington, for 3/4 of an acre there, on River St.,
fronting on Wood St., 19 by 7 perches, adjoining James BARRETT and pur-
chased of Thomas BUDD February 8, 1683-4. 184

1687 8 March 24. Do. John BUDD to James SATTERTHWAIT of Burling-
ton, sawyer, for the preceding 3/4 of an acre. 184

1682 Dec. 20. Mem. of Deed. Bernard DEVONISH, then of Northamp-
ton River, yeoman, to Richard ffINIMORE, then of Burlington, bricklayer,
for a house and lot in Burlington Island, 72 feet in length from N. to S.,
38 f. wide, now in the tenure of William SERRIDGE and Richard WALL, ad-
joining grantee's other lot, bo't of grantor, on Finnmore St. 185

1683 July 23. Power of attorney. Benjamin ANTROBUS of London,
linendraper, to Benjamin WHEATE of Burlington, shoemaker, as land agent,
conveying to him 200 acres out of 500 acres purchased from the Proprietors. 186

1687 Dec. 14. Deed. Benjamin WHEATE, to Thomas SHINN of Bur-
lington Co., shoemaker, for the preceding 200 acres. 186

1677 8 Jan. 29. Do. Mahlon STACY of Handsworth, Co. of Yorke,
tanner, to Thomas ffOWKE of Holmegate, Parish of Northwingfield,
County of Derby, yeoman, for 1-15 of one of the seven ninetieths of New Jersey. 187

1687 June 10. Do. Ralph TRENOWEITH of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John SCHOLEY of near Chesterfield, husbandman, for 100 acres in said Co.,
bo't of Daniel STANTON October 26, 1685. 188

1687 June 10. Do. Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, to Ralph
TRENOWETH, for 300 acres to be taken up as part of the share bo't of Ed-
ward BYLLINGE and the Trustees. 188

1686 July 10. Do. John ANTRAM of near Birch Creek, W. J., cord-
wainer, to Thomas BARTIN of Assiscunck or Birch Cr., yeoman, for 1/2 of 1-32
share in the First or Yorkshire Tenth, except the Burlington town lots, as
bought of William MYERS of Burlington, butcher, Nov. 29, 1684. 189

1681 April 20. Do. John PENFORD of Kerby muckle, [1] County of Lei-
cester, grazier, to Elias ffARR of "ye Hamblett" of Spittlefields, Parish
of Stepney alias Stebonheath, County of Middlesex, cheesmonger, for 1-15
of a share of W. J. 190

1677 April 3. Do. John KINSEY, late of Great Hadam, Co. of Hert-
ford, gent.: to Nicholas LUCAS of Hertford, same Co., maulster, for 1/3 of a
share in W. J. 191

1682-3 Feb. 27. Do. Nicholas LUCAS to Robert DIMSDALE of Ed-
monton, Co. of Middlesex, physician, for the preceding 1/3. 192

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[1] Kirby-Muxloe, a chapelry in the parish of Glenfield, four and a half
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1682-3 Jan. 20. Do. Hugh LAMBE, now or late of the Parish of St.
Martins in the ffields, Co. of Middlesex, hosyer, to Robert DIMSDALE of
Edmonton, for 1/2 of 1-7 of 1-90 share in W. J., the 1-7 having been bought
of John BULL March 27, 1682, to whom, Francis COLLINS and Richard MEW
one full ninetieth was conveyed by Edward BYLLINGE. 193

1676-7 Feb. 26. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingbrough, Co. of North-
ampton, haberdasher, to Robert POWELL of London, clothier, for 1-32 of
1-90 share of W. J. 194

1688 June 14. Do. Christopher WATKIN of Middlehooke, W. J.,
brother and heir of John WATKIN of the same place dec'd, to Christopher
WEATHERHILL of Burlington, tailor, for 1-32 in the First Tenth, except 140
acres, sold to said John, the whole having been bought by him of Oba-
diah BARLOWE of Sheffield, cutler, April 14, 1686. 195

1686 Oct. 10. Do. John SKENE of Peachfield, W. J., gentleman, to
John SHINN senior of near Assiscunck Creek, yeoman, for 100 acres in the
First Tenth, to be taken up and surveyed, where grantee likes. 196

1686 Oct. 10. Do. John SHINN senior to John SKENE, for a wharf lot
and a town lot in Burlington and a lot in the township, all part of 1-16
share in the First Tenth, bo't of Eleazer FENTON Sept. 6 last past. 197

1688 June 26. Do. William ROYDON late of London, merchant, now
of West Jersey, to Zechariah WHIPAIN of Penna., merchant, for 300 acres,
over against Philadelphia, along Dellaware R., between Robert TURNER
and Cooper's Cr., adjoining Wm COOPER and Saml CARPENTER. 198

1686 May 12. Do. Richard LAWRENCE of Lower Hook, W. J., yeo-
man, to Richard RUSSELL of the same place, yeoman, for 250 acres to be
taken up next to grantor's other land. 200

1688 June 16. Do. Richard RUSSELL of Philadelphia, ship
carpenter, to John HAUGHTON, chirurgeon, for 250 acres, adjoining Richard
LAWRENCE at Lower Hook (the preceding). 201

1688 April 30. Indian Deed. SAKAMOY and other Indian Sackimack-
ers to Adlord BOWDE, now of Burlington, merchant, on behalf of Govr
Daniel COXE, for a tract from the mouth of Stephants Creek on the N.
side of Dellaware Bay to Petequeick of nixt Creek, W. of Little Egg Har-
bour, down said river of Petequeick to the most Easterly point of Little
Egg Harbour on the sea, then S. W. along the seashore to Cape May, thence
along the shore to the "bottom" of the bay, thence W. to place of beginning. 202

1688 June 24. Do. Do. MOLHUNT and other Indian Sackimackers to
the same, for a tract from and along Cohansick Creek to Oldman's Cr., to
Timber Cr., thence to a river running into Little Egg Harbour, thence
along the line of the preceding to Dellaware Bay at Stephants Isle, thence
to the place of the beginning. 203


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1688 July 5. Mortgage. Zechariah WHITPAINE of Philadelphia, mer-
chant, to William ROYDON, late of London, now of West Jersey, merchant,
for the 300 acres, bought ut supra, p. 198. 204

1688 July 5. Bond. Same to same for keeping the agreements etc.
as above. 207

1687 April 30. Do. John LANGFORD of Northampton R., merchant,
to Edward HUNLOKE of Burlington, merchant, for the 500 acres on or near
said river, bought of Wm. BIDDLE of Mount Hope, ut supra, p. 120. 208

1684-5 Jan. 8. Do. Edward BOOTH of Peniston Hurst, Parish of Ash-
over, Co. of Derby, yeoman, to Joseph STONES of Chesterfield, W. J.,
yeoman, for 1-15 of a share, bought of Mahlon STACY January 28-29, 1677-8. 209

1688 Aug. 8. Do. Anna SALTER of Tawcony, Penna., widow, and her
son John SALTER to Peter LONG of Simsissinck Creek, W. J., carpenter, for
100 acres in the Second Tenth. 210

1687-8 Feb. 20. Do. John SKENE of Peachfield, W. J., to John
BOARTON of Hillsdon, W. J., yeoman, for 100 acres to be surveyed out of the
tract, bo't of Thomas HUTCHINSON of Talbot Co., Maryland, September
13, 1686 (supra, p. 107). 211

1687-8 Jan. 26. Do. Ralph TRENOWETH of Burlington Co., yeoman,
to Nathaniel DUGLAS of the same Co., husbandman, and wife Amye, daugh-
ter of grantor, for 100 acres, part of the 300 a. lot, bo't of Thomas BUDD
June 4, 1687. 212

1688 July 7. Do. Job BUNTING to George NICHOLSON, both of
Chesterfield, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 150 acres in the First Tenth, bo't of
Wm. MYERS Sept. 7, 1686. 213

1688 May 21. Do. Cornelius EMPSON of Brandy Wyne Cr., Penna.,
yeoman, to Andrew SMITH of Hopewell, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 200
acres in said Co., at Hopewell, part of 1-24 share, bo't of Benjamin
PADLEY of North Cave, Co. of Yorke, England, baker, Aug. 21, 1684. 214

1686 Oct. 10. Do. Peter HARVEY of the First Tenth yeoman and wife
Sarah to Thomas CURTIS of Buggbrook, W. J., husbandman, for 40 acres
in the Second Tenth, part of the land formerly belonging to Benjamin
SCOTT dec'd, and by him assigned to Sarah HARVEY (supra, p. 111). 215

1687 April 20. Do. Thomas WRIGHT of near Crosswicks, W. J., yeo-
man, to Godfrey HANCOCK of Steetley near Burlington, Thomas REVELL of
Baythorp, W. J., both yeomen, and John HEESON of Burlington, carpen-
ter, for 6 acres on Assiscunck Creek in Burlington Township, adjoining
Samuel OLDALE. 216

1688 April 30. Mortgage. John ITHELL of Steele's Branch,
Gloucester Co., planter, on behalf of Wm. STEELE of Cork, Ireland, merchant, to
Richard BASNET of Burlington, yeoman, for 500 acres at Steele's Bay, along
Dellaware R., adjoining Henry WOODS. 217

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1687-8 28th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Deed. Thomas BUDD, late of Bur-
lington, now of Philadelphia, merchant, to Andrew ROBESON, Proprietor
in West Jersey, for 1,600 acres, part of the 15,000 a., conveyed to
grantors by the Proprietors May 25, 1687 (supra, p. 150). 218

1687 Aug. 2. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope near Burlington,
yeoman, to Charles READ of Burlington, tailor, for 150 acres W. and S.
Samuel BARKER. 219

1686 May 24. Do. George PORTER, late of Burlington, batchelor, to
Nathaniel RICHARDS (RECORDS), late of the same place, planter, for 50
acres in the First of Yorkshire Tenth. 220

1686 Oct. 2. Do. George PORTER of the First Tenth, yeoman, to John BROWNE,
of near Mount Pleasant, W. J., white smith, for 110 acres in the First Tenth. 221

1688 July 10. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, and wife Sarah to Samuel ANDREWS of Springhill, same Co., yeo-
man, for 600 acres, of which 400 are at Springhill along the brook, above
the bridge, while 200 a. are to be taken up. 222

1688 June 29. Power of attorney. Daniel COXE of London, Gover-
nour of West Jersey, to James BUDD, merchant, bound for the Bermudas
and thence for West Jersey, to dispose of his eleven shares of W. J. 223

1687 April 14. Deed. William PEACHEE of the Nursery near Burling-
ton, yeoman, to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for a lot on High St.
there, near John CRIPPS. 223

1688 June 10. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope to James
SATTERTHWAIT of Burlington, sawyer, for 150 acres in the Second Tenth, also
part of a wharf lot in Burlington Island, forty feet front on the Dellaware
and as long as all water lots. 224

1688-9 March 6. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia to Robert
ASHTON of Chelsey, New Castle Co., Penna., yeoman, surviving feoffee in
trust for Jacob DECOWE, son of Isaac DECOWE, late of Chelsey, yeoman,
dec'd, for 600 acres at Mattacopeny, Burlington Co., now in the tenure
of John CHAPMAN, 500 a. thereof being part of a 600 a. lot bo't of Samuel
JENINGS March 25, 1681, and along Assiscunck Cr., adjoining John BUTCHER
and John SHINN, the other 100 a. betw. Samuel BARKER, John SHINN, John
CROSBY and Wm. ATKINS. 225

1685-6 Feb. 10. Do. Same to Daniel BRENSON of near Stony Brook,
W. J., planter, for 300 acres, surveyed by and with the consent of the Dep-
uty Governour and Proprietors. 226

1688-9 Jan. 24. Do. Mary, widow and executrix of Godfrey
HANCOCK of Steetley, Burlington Co., and Judith HANCOCK, their daughter, to
William ffOSTER of said Co., planter, for 100 acres near grantor's other
land in the same Co., part of 1/8 in the Second Tenth, bequeathed to said
Judith by the last will of her father of July 31, 1688. 227


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1688 Dec. 21. Do. Daniel BACON of Baconfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Charles MILLWARD of said Co., cooper, for 50 acres, called Turn-
ditch, in the First Tenth, part of the land bought of Wm. MATHEWS June 1, 1683. 228

1688-9 March 16. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant,
to William WOOD of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-32 of the first ten
shares of W. J., purchased from Wm. PENN et. al., also 100 acres in the same. 229

1689 April 4. Affidavit. Thomas REVELL of Boythorp testifies, that
John SMITH dec'd, by nuncupative will gave his lands in W. J. to his
wife Sarah, now the wife of James READ; also that John SMITH had a deed
for one "propriety of land" in W. J., from which affiant was to make a
deed to Mathew ALLEN, which was burnt with said SMITH's house, without
being recorded. 230

1689 April 8. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
William QUICKSALL of Chesterfield, linenweaver, for 200 acres to be sur-
veyed out of grantor's lands. 230

1687 May 25. Do. Percivall TOWLE, Francis COLLINS, John SHINN
Senior, Wm. PEACHEE, Thomas BARTON, Wm. ALBERSON, Wm. BATE,
Wm. COOPER, Thomas GARDNER, John HUGG, Wm. WATSON, Symon CHARLES, Thomas
MATHEWS, John BOARTON, Bernard DEVONISH, John READING, Andrew ROBESON,
Daniel WILLS senior, Wm. ROYDON, Wm. BUDD, Francis DAVENPORT, Samuel JENINGS,
Christopr WEATHERILL, George HUTCHESON, Thomas OLLIVE, Wm. BIDDLE, John TATHAM,
Jonathan WOOD, Peter FRETWELL, Daniel BACON, George NICHOLSON, Robt WILSON,
Robt MURFIN, Saml BUNTING, Wm. BEARD, John SNODEN, John MURFIN, Thomas GILBERTHORP,
John PANCOAST, John BUNTING, John DAY, Elias FARR, Joseph WOOD, John ITHELL,
John LADD, James ATKINSON, Wm. DALBOE, Thomas SHARP, John RAMBO, Daniell
HOWELL, Benjamin BRAMMAN, Mahlon STACY, John ROGERS, Mathew WATSON, Robert
TURNER, Proprietors of several undivided shares of West Jersey, to Thomas BUDD,
as above, p. 150. 231

1687 Aug. 8. Do. The same to James BUDD of Burlington, mer-
chant, for 1,000 acres, by him bought of the Indians, near Northampton
R., in consideration of several journeys to N. Y. and for his pains in
England on behalf of the Proprietors and according to a resolution of the
Genl Assembly. 233

1688-9 Feb. 22. Consent of the Proprietors (names as above, p. 231,
with Tho. THACKRA, Robert ZANE, Wm. MYERS, Tho. BUTCHER, Jno ANTRAM,
Henry GRUBB, Robt STACY, Jno CURTIS, Richard HERITAGE, Samuel
OLDALE in addition) to the agreement made with East Jersey concerning
the partition line by Daniel COXE. [1] 233

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[1] This agreement was subsequently repudiated by all parties. See
Proceedings N. J. Historical Society, Third Series, I., 137.

PAGE 428 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1688 July 10. Deed. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Michael BUFFIN of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres in said Co. 235

1689 April 8. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
William QUICKSALL of Chesterfield, linnen weaver, for 200 acres. 236

1688-9 March 21. Satisfaction of mortgage. Humphrey MORREY to
William STEELE (supra, p. 116). 237

1689 April 23. Do. Do. Richard BASSNETT to John ITHELL on behalf
of William Steele (supra, p. 217). 237

1684 Nov. 29. Deed. James READ of White Clay Creek, New Castle
Co., Penna., and wife Sarah, late the wife of John SMITH of the same Co.
dec'd, to John CLARKE of Burlington, mason, for 300 acres in the Second
Tenth of W. J., formerly belonging to said SMITH. 237

1689 May 8. Do. John SKENE of Peachfield, Burlington Co., esquire,
to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington Town, tailor, for a wharf lot and a town
lot on Burlington Island, part of 1-16 share, bought of John SHINN senior
October 10, 1686, the town lot being on High St. 238

1688 Dec. 26. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Burlington Co., yeoman,
and George HUTCHESON of Burlington, yeoman, to Elias FARR of Farrefield,
said Co., yeoman, for 1-12 of a share in the Yorkshire or First Tenth. 239

1689 May 18. Do. Mary HANCOCK of Steetley, widow and executrix
of Godfrey Hancock dec'd, to John TUELEY of Burlington Co., husband-
man, for 100 acres in said Co., fronting on Dellaware R. above the town. 240

1689 May 21. Do. John Tuely to John PARKER, both of Burlington
Co., for the preceding 100 acres. 241

1685-6 20th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. William BIDDLE of Sepassing,
W. J., yeoman, to Isaac HORNER, late of Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for
100 acres to be surveyed in the Second or London Tenth. 242

1677 31st d. 6th m. (Aug.). Receipt. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Bever-
ley, Co. of Yorke, and George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, distiller, to Elias
FARR of London, cheesmonger, for the purchase money of 1-12 of a share
in Joseph HELMSLEY's lot, bo't by said Thomas and George of Wm. PENN
et. aliis. 243

1685 Oct. 12. Lease. Samuel NORRIS of Watlin St., London, by his
attorney William COOPER of Pyne Point, W. J., to John ASHTON of W. J.,
glazier, for 500 acres, called Ash Point, in the Third Tenth near Newton
on Dellaware R. 244

1689 Aug. 6. Do. John HILLIAR of Northampton River, yeoman, and
Bernard DEVONISH of Burlington, yeoman, to Joshua HUMPHRIES of
Northampton R., feoffee in trust for Martha, wife of said Bernard DEVONISH,
for 1-32 of a share, being 1/4 of 1/8 given to said HILLIAR by DEVONISH
April 3, 1685. 245


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1685 July 25. Do. William BIDDLE of near Sepassincks Island, W. J.,
yeoman, to Walter PUMPHERY of Burlington, carpenter, for 100 acres to
be surveyed in the Second Tenth. 246

1686 Sept. 6. Eleazer FENTON to John SHINN senior, both of
Birch Creek, W. J., yeomen, for 1-16 of a share in the First Tenth, i. e., a
river lot and a house lot on Burlington Island (sold to John SKENE Oct. 10,
1686, supra, p. 197). 247

1688 Sept. 12. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, and wife Sarah to William SATTERTHWAIT of said Co., planter,
for 100 acres to be surveyed in the Yorkshire Tenth. 247

1684 Nov. 2. Do. Jonathan WOOD of Ewes, Parish of Maltby, Co.
of Yorke, husbandman, to Christopher SNOWDEN of Kuckney, [1] Co. of
Nottingham, yeoman, for 1/2 of 1-32 of a share of W. J. 248

1686 Nov. 20. Do. Godfrey HANCOCK senior of Steetley, W. J., yeo-
man, to Christopher SNOWDEN of Burlington, yeoman, for 78 1/2 acres
in the next purchase to be made by the Proprietors within the First Tenth. 249

1689 Dec. 26. Mortgage. Thomas BOWMAN to Edward HUNLOKE,
both of Lessapoint alias Wingerworth, Burlington Co., merchants, for 100
acres there, to be laid out next to Burlington Isld. 250

1684 Aug. 15. Power of attorney. Walter HUMPHRIS alias POWELL
of Painswick, Co. of Gloucester, England, to his son-in-law Enoch CORE
and son Joshua HUMPHRIS alias POWELL, as general agents in New Jersey. 252

1682-3 March 1. Do. George ELLIS of Higham, Parish of Shirland,
Co. of Derby, maulster, to his brother-in-law Thomas FARNSWORTH of
Mansfield, W. J., to dispose of his land, bought of Mahlon STACY, late of
Dorehouse, tanner. 252

1680 Aug. 14. Deed. John SMITH of Christeene Creek (Del.), yeo-
man, to Matthew ALLEN of Burlington, carpenter, for 3,200 and odd acres
near Rancokus Cr. on Dellaware R., called the Great Lot; also his land
in Burlington Island. 253

1688-9 Jan. 22. Do. Thomas FOLKE senior to Anthony WOODWARD,
both of Chesterfield, yeomen, for 200 acres near there, bo't of Mahlon
STACY, then of Handsworth, York, England, Jan. 28-29, 1677-8. 254

1689-90 Feb. 15. Do. John WILLIS junior of Cooper's Creek, Glou-
cester Co., W. J., yeoman, to James SHERWIN of Northampton R., tailor,
for 100 acres to be laid out for grantor in the Indian purchase. 255

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1688 April 10. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope to Hance MONSEUR
of Sinamensick, Burlington Co., planter, fro 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 255

1689-90 March 12. Do. Robert STACY of Philadelphia, tanner, to
Richard BASSNETT of Burlington, yeoman, for a lot in Burlington Town-
ship, being part of 1-12 of a share, surveyed for grantor next to Burlington
or Yorkshire Bridge, 23 1/2 acres. 256

1689-90 Feb. 15. Do. John WILLIS of Wantage, Co. of Berkes, [1] Eng-
land, by his son and attorney, John WILLIS of Gloucester Co., yeoman, to
John CORNISH of Burlington, carpenter, for 300 acres to be surveyed out of
his lands in W. J. 257

1689 March 29. Do. Thomas KENDALL of near Northampton River,
bricklayer, to Susanna ELTON of the same place, widow, for 10 acres, at the
head of and parted by a small run from grantor's plantation, adjoining grantee. 258

1689 Dec. 4. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, Proprietor, to
Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth near Burlington, merchant, for 145 1/2
acres, to be surveyed in the town bounds. 258

1685 June 5. Do. Jonathan BEERE of Burlington to George SMITH,
late of Farnsfield, Nottingham Co., England, for 500 acres in the Second
Tenth, bo't of Thomas BUDD and Nathaniel IBLE, Feb. 8, 1683-4. 259

1688 May 10. Do. John ROGER, husbandman, to James PHAROE, both
of Nottingham Woodhouse, W. J., for a lot along the line betw. them,
two furlongs, beginning on Delaware R. 259

1689 Aug. 26. Power of attorney. Daniel COXE of London, M. D.,
to John TATHAM and James BUDD of W. J., merchants, as land agents;
made before Nicolas HAYWARD, Notary and Tabellion Public in London. 260

1686-7 10th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Mynhead. Letter. William STEELE
to brother John ITHELL, protesting against the sale of 15 acres of meadow
at Steele's branch. 261

1690 Aug. 18. Power of attorney. Job THROCKMORTON of Midleton,
East Jersey, to brother Samuel LEONARD, to collect debts due to deceased
bro. Joseph THROCKMORTON. 261

1690 Sept. 22. Do. Do. Alice THROCKMORTON of Middletown, E. J.,
widow and executrix of John THROCKMORTON and executrix of her brother
Joseph THROCKMORTON, dec'd, to Richard HARTSHORNE of Portland, Monmouth Co.,
to collect debts, due to both estates in Yorke, E. J., W. J. and Penna. 261

1689 Aug. 12. Do. Do. James NAVELL of London, citizen and mer-
chant tailor, surviving executor of Henry STACY of London dec'd, and of
Mary STACY of Waltham Holy Crosse, Co. of Essex, widow, dec'd, to Sam-
uel STACY, son of Henry and Mary, now bound beyond the seas, to act as
joint executor in behalf of his sisters Mary, Elizabeth and Sarah STACY
(supra, p. 173). 262


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1690 Nov. 3. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
James Pharoe, son of James PHAROE, dec'd, of Nottingham Woodhouse,
said Co., for 50 acres in the Yorkshire Tenth. 263

1690 Oct. 30. Do. John CURTIS of Obstone, Burlington Co., yeoman,
to Henry MORLEY of Northampton R., husbandman, for 100 acres to be
surveyed in the second dividend. 263

1686 May 1. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to John
CALOWE of Birch Creek, wheelwright, for 100 acres to be surveyed in the
First Tenth. 264

1684 March 26. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill and Thomas BUDD
of Burlington, on public account by authority of the Genl Assembly, to
Peter ERICKSON of Roppaupey Creek, W. J., planter, for 100 acres to be
surveyed between Israel HELME's land and Oldman's Creek. 264

1689 Nov. 12. Do. Mary HANCOCK of Steetley, Burlington Co.,
widow, as executrix of her late husband, Godfrey HANCOCK, and of her son
Godfrey HANCOCK, both dec'd, Judith and Mary HANCOCK, her daughters,
to Joshua Newbold of Burlington Co., carpenter, for one third of the land
bought by said Godfrey HANCOCK senior with Thomas REVELL of Boythorp
and John HEESON of Burlington of Thomas WRIGHT of near Crosswicks
Creek April 20, 1687, for mill purposes. 265

1689 Nov. 12. Do. Thomas REVELL of Boythorp, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Joshua NEWBOLD, for his third of the preceding. 266

1689 Nov. 25. Do. Eliakim HIGGINS to Thomas DUGLAS, both of Bur-
lington Co., for a lot between Nathaniel DUGLAS, grantor and grantee. 267

1690-1 Feb. 2. Do. John SHINN of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
wheelwright, to William BUSTILL of the same Co., carpenter, for 50 acres at
Oneanickon, as laid out for Peter HARVEY, S. E. Thomas SHINN, N. E.
Ralph TRENOWETH, N. Hannaniah GANT. 267

1685 May 28. Do. William BUDD of Burlington, brewer, to Samuel
BUNTING of the same place, mason, for a wharf or water lot, belonging to
1-16 share on Burlington Island. 268

1684 Oct. 1. Do. Thomas ffOWKE of Crosswicks Creek alias Chester-
field, yeoman, to Samuel BUNTING (as before), for a townlot and a waterlot
on Burlington Island, belonging to his 1-15 of a share. 268

1690 June 13. Power of attorney. John TATHAM of Burlington, at-
torney of Daniel COXE (vide pp. 223 and 260), substituting George TAYLOR
of Cape May, carpenter, for James BUDD dec'd. 269

1690-1 March 10. Do. Do. Elizabeth BRIGS of Cape May, widow
of John Brigs, to George TAYLOR of the same, to prove her late husband's
will and act as her general agent. 269

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1684 1st d. 2d m. (April). Deed. Thomas CARELTON of Ballincarrick,
Co. of Wicklowe, Ireland, by his attorney William BATE of Newton, Glou-
cest Co., W. J., carpenter, to Thomas DENNIS of said Newton, shoe-
maker, for 40 acres, N. E. Newton Creek, S. E. grantor, S. W. and N. W.
William ALBERSON. 270

1691 May 26. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Katharine BEARD of Oneanickon (Carmel, Cumberland Co.), widow, for 100 acres. 270

1690 Nov. 5. Power of attorney. Daniel COXE of London to Joseph
DUDLEY of Roxbury, New England, as general agent in East and West Jer-
sey, repeated p. 272. with more powers. 271

1691 1st d. 8th m. (Oct.). Deed. William STEELE of Corke, Ireland,
merchant, by his attorney John ITHELL of W. J., to Philipp RICHARDS, of
Philadelphia, merchant, for 100 acres between Henry WOOD and the river. 273

1691 10th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Mathew ALLEN of Burlington Co.,
carpenter, to Anthony ffRYER of said Co., husbandman, for 200 acres on
Northampton R., over agains Hulins Point, with 10 a. of meadow near
by on said river. 274

1689-90 Feb. 24. Bond. Samuel STACY as attorney for James NAVELL,
executor of his parents (supra, p. 262), to Elias FARR of Farrsfield, W. J.,
for the payment of a debt. 274

1691 Nov. 10. Deed. William STEELE of Cork, Ireland, by his attor-
ney John ITHELL of Steele's Bay, W. J., victualler, to Humphrey MORREY of
Philadelphia, merchant, for 300 acres on Dellaware R., adjoining Phil.
RICHARDS, as surveyed by Thomas SHARP Nov. 7, 1691. 275

1691-2 Feb. 20. Do. Thomas WRIGHT of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John BAINBRIDGE of Burlington, joiner, for a water or wharf lot there, be-
ing part of 1/8 of a share, which is one half of the water lot belonging to 1/4
of a share, bo't of Thomas HUTCHESON et. al. May 10, 1677 (supra, p. 5). 276

1689 Oct. 7. Do. Thomas HOOTON of Philadelphia, cordwainer, son
and heir of Thomas HOOTON of the same place, cordwainer, dec'd, to Rich-
ard LOVE of Burlington, cordwainer, for a lot in Burlington, on the West-
side of High St., N. Thomas BUDD, S. Henry STACY, rear on Wood St. (see
infra, p. 331). 277

1691-2 March 19. Do. William WOOD of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John BAINBRIDGE of Burlington, joiner, for a town and water lot there,
part of 1-32 of a share, bo't of George HUTCHESON March 16, 1688-9
(supra, p. 229). 277


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1691 Nov. 10. Do. Anna SALTER, late of Tawcony, Penna., widow
dec'd, by her executors Robert STACY, John HART, Charles PICKERING,
of Philadelphia, Richard WHITFIELD of Tawcony and Thomas
ffAIRMAN of Shackamackson, Penna., to William BIDDLE of Mount
Hope, Burlington Co., W. J., for the reversion of 2-12 of a share of W. J.,
bargained for with said Anna SALTER during her lifetime. 278

1691 May 9. Do. William QUICKSALL of Chesterfield, weaver, to
John MELBOURNE of Burlington Co., blacksmith, for 10 acres, part of a
greater lot, bought of Richard HARRISON. 279

1691 1st d. 2d m. (April). Do. William HIXSON, husbandman, to
John MELBOURNE, blacksmith, both of Burlington Co., for 60 acres on
Doctor's Creek, adjoining Saml OVERTON, John MURFIN and George GOFORTH. 279

1691-2 Jan. 20. Do. George PORTER, yeoman, to John MELBOURNE,
blacksmith, both of Burlington Co., for 50 acres to be surveyed in the sec-
ond dividend of the Province as part of 1-6 of a share, bo't of Thomas
HUTCHINSON et. al. June 10, 1677. 280

1690 November 10. Do. Anna SALTER by her executors (supra, p. 278)
to Thomas REVELL, then of the Falls of Dellaware R., scrivener, now of
Boythorp, Burlington Co., for 100 acres in said Co., sold by said Anna to
grantee Sept. 8, 1681. 281

1689 April 17. Do. John CURTIS of Ogston, W. J., yeoman, to
Thomas DUGLAS of W. J., labourer, for 200 acres in the First Tenth, part
of 1-15 of a share bought of Mahlon STACY. 281

1687 May 18. Do. Hananiah GAUNT of near Oneanickon, yeoman, to
William BUSTILL of Shrewsbury, East Jersey, carpenter, for 100 acres, N. grantor,
E. Ralph TRENOWETH, part of 500 a. bought of George HUTCHINSON May 11, 1685. 282

1691-2 Feb. 25. Do. William BIDDLE of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Peleg SLOWCOME of Rhode Island, yeoman, for 500 acres in West Jersey.
Endorsed by Daniel LEEDS, surveyer, as being in the first Indian purchase
and adjoining John PANCOST, Thomas WRIGHT and Wolfe pitt Creek. 282

1690-1 10th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. Anthony ELTON of Anchocus,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to William MYERS of Burlington, butcher, for his
lots on Burlington Island, excepting the wharf or water lots, belonging to
1-16 of a share, bought by grantor's father of John POPE, March 4, 1678-9.
Marginal Note tells, that on January 23, 1692-5, said ELTON sold to Mary,
widow of said Wm. MYERS, ---- perches of land. 283

1690 2d d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Barnard DEVONISH of Burlington,
husbandman, to William MYERS, butcher, for 1 acre 8 3/4 chains (10 chains to
an acre) on Burlington Island, in the Second Tenth, but not fronting on High St. 284

1690 Dec. 13. Do. William CRUES of Philadelphia, potter, to Daniel
SUTTON of Burlington, tailor, for a town lot on Burlington Island, part of
1-32 of a share, W. Wm. BUDD, N. River St., over against the slaughter
house of Wm. MYERS. 284

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1692 April 28. Power of attorney. Daniel COXE of London, M. D., to
Jeremiah BASSE of West Jersey, now in London, minister, as general agent
in America. 285

1688 July 28. Deed. Jacob COZENS of Philadelphia, serge weaver, to
Benjamin BRAMAN of Chemel Creek, Gloucester Co., W. J., yeoman, for
1-32 of a share in the First Tenth, bought of John DEWSBURY of Burlington
and wife Jane Feb. 21, 1682-3. 286

1692 April 11. Commission. Sir Thomas LANE, Knt, Edmond HARRISON,
Robt HACKSHAW, James ST. JOHN, Dan. COXE, John JURIN, John
BRIDGES, Mord: ABBOTT, Wm. WRIGHTMAN and Rob: MICHEL, Committee
appointed by Daniel COX, to Andrew HAMILTON as their Commissioner and
Deputy Governour of West Jersey. 287

1692 April 18. Do. Same to Thomas REVELL as Secretary, Register
and Keeper of the Rolls, and Clerk of the Council. 288

1691-2 March 3. Lease. Daniel COXE, Esqre, Governr & Chiefe Pro-
prietor of West New Jersey and other adjacent Lands & Territories there-
unto belonging in America, to Jonathan GREENWOOD and Peter GUYON of
London, Citizens, for ffive full equall Hundredth parts or Proprieties of
& in all that Tract of Land in America aforesaid now called West New
Jersey (The said Tract of Land being into one hundred equall parts
to be divided and each of said hundredth parts containing and estma'con
Thirty Thousand acres more or less) called or knowne by the name of
Bartletts ffive Proprieties & heretofore purchased by the said Daniel COXE
of Benjamin BARTLETT [1] late of London Mrchant now deceased and Gratia
his wife or one of them, Feb. 17-18, 3d James II; also four other Proprie-
ties or like Hundredth parts of West New Jersey, parcell of Tenn full
Proprieties bo't by John HINDE of London draper, & first granted with
one other full share or Propriety by John BROWNE & Thomas SANDS of Lon-
don, Mrchants, to Daniel COXE & Sir Thomas LANE, July 12-13, 3d James
II, which said Sir Thomas LANE hath since released and Conveyed his es-
tate & Interest in the said ffour shares or Proprieties unto the said Daniel
COXE his heires & assignes which said four shares or Proprieties are com-
monly called or knowne by the name of BROWNE & SANDS Proprieties; also
a like share bo't of Edward BYLLINGE, since dec'd, Jan. 8-9, 1st James II;
2-7 of a like share, bo't of Elizabeth HARRIS, widow, March 4-5 in the

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[1] Edward BYLLINGE, the owner of ninety of the hundred shares into which
West Jersey was divided, died 18th of 11th mo. (February), 1684-5, leaving two
daughters, his only surviving children and heirs at law; Gracia, who married
Benjamin BARTLETT and Lovesaday. The latter died before October 5, 1688.
BARTLETT who was Bylling's principal creditor, died before Sept. 16, 1691, and
his widow, Gracia, was appointed administratrix of his estate. She survived so
late as Sept. 12, 1728.


PAGE 435 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 1.


ffirst yeare of the Reigne of their prsent Maties (Wm. and Mary); 1 share,
bo't of Charles, the sonne & Heire of Humphrey MADGE, dec'd, Jan.
25-26, 3d James II; 1/2 of a share, bo't of said Charles MADGE, by two sev-
eral deeds, May 17th & May 30, 2d Wm. and Mary; 1/3 of a share, known
as Ogle's third, bo't of John HYDE, May 13-14, 2d Wm. and Mary; 1 share
by Edward BYLLING granted to Robert SQUIBB, Oct. 7-8, 1686, who af-
terwards conveyed it to said Daniel COXE by endorsement on the former
conveyance; 1 share, mortgaged by said BYLLING to Daniel COXE, Feb. 29-
March 1, 36th Charles II, the Equity of Redemption whereof is since law-
fully come unto & vested in the said Daniel COXE; 2 shares, granted to
said Daniel COXE by Benjamin BARTLETT & Gratia his wife, Loveday BYLLINGE
and Robert WEST, or some or one of them, Feb. 25-26, 3d James II;
2 shares, bo't Thomas SADLER & Jane his wife, Jan. 11-12 last past, and
known by the name of Sadlers two proprieties; 1 share, called Robert
SOOLEY's; 6-7 of a share, lately bo't of John BRAMEN, Esqr., Feb. 23 last
past; all that Entire Tract of Land lyeing & being contiguous to West
New Jersey & now called & knowne by the name of the Minisincks Prov-
ince, containing by Estimac'on 200,000 acres, & lately annext to the Prov-
ince of West Jersey; 2 full equall undivided Proprieties or four & Twen-
tieth p'ts of the Province of East New Jersey in America (the said whole
Province into four & twenty equall parts to be divided), one bo't of Ed-
ward BYLLING March 19-20, 2d James II, and known as West's Propriety;
the other bo't of Robert WEST and Thomas COXE, Dec. 3-4, 1st Wm. and
Mary, & known as Mews Propriety, each of said two 24th parts f E. J.
containes by Estimac'on 50,000 acres; 3 proprieties or 20ths of the Prov-
ince or County of Merrimac in New England, each containing 50,000 acres,
two of which were lately bo't of Edward RANDOLPH and Edmond HARRISON;
10,000 acres in Pennsylvania, bo't of Wm. PENN, Esqre in and by one
deed of ffeoffmt, April 20th, 1686; two messuages or Tenements scituate
in Burlington, one a dwelling house & the other a pottery house newly
erected by the said Daniel COXE & vsed for the making of Earthen ware
togeather with ye vtensills & Stock therein Contained requisite & Conven-
ient for the vse aforesd [1]; all the said Daniel COXE's Towne Lotts in Peth
Amboy, E. J.; all his Towne Lotts in or near Gloucester Towne & Egge
Harbour in West N. J; all his other lands in America, except those con-
veyed Dec. 11-12, now last past, to John COLDHAM of Touting Graveney [2]
in the County of Surrey Esqre, that is to say: (1st) Tract above ye Falls
of Delaware River in West N. J., bo't of the Indians by Adlord BOWDE &
surveyed by James BUDD, conteyning by Estimac'on 30,000 a.; (2d) one
half of Tenn undivided Shares or proprieties of West N. J., the said
Province into 100 equall shares to be divided, said 10 shares heretofore
granted by John ffENWICK Esqre unto Edmond WARDNER & John EDRIDGE,
(3d) one Moyetie of all other the Lands, etc., in West N. J. which said
John ffENWICK reserved to himself and called ffENWICK's Colony; (4th) 4,500
a., the residue of 10,000 a. granted by said John ffENWICK to Edmond WARNER
aforesaid, and by him sold to COXE; (5th) & all other the Lands, etc.,
conveyed by COXE to said John COLDHAM by said indenture, being noe part
or p'cell of ye prmisses (herein) menc'oned to be granted. Witnesses---
Sam: RUSSELL, John HACKETT, Ralph WITHERS. 289

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[1] For some notices of this, probably the first, pottery in New Jersey,
see N. J. Hist. Soc. Proceedings, Second Series, XII., 68-70.
[2] Lower Tooting, or Tooting-Graveney, in the southwestern suburbs
of London.

PAGE 436 New Jersey Colonial Documents.



1691-2 March 4. Release. Daniel COXE Esqre Governr & Chiefe
Proprietor of West Jersey and other adjacent Lands & Territoryes there-
to belonging in America and Rebecca his wife, of the first part; Jonathan
GREENWOOD & Peter GUYON of London, Citizens, of the second part; And
Sir Thomas LANE of London Knight, Michael WATTS of London Mrchant,
Edmond HARRISON of London Mrchant, Thomas SKINNER of Dewlisk in the
County of Dorsett Esqre, James ST. JOHNS of London Goldsmith, Nicholas
HAYWARD of London Gent, Mordecai ABBOTT of Lond Gent, Nicholas
BATTERSBY of London Merchant, Robert CURTIS of London Gent, John
JURIN of London Merchant, Richard BROMHALL of London Gent, Robert
MICHEL of London Mrchant, Charles MICHEL of London Mrchant, James
BODDINGTON Citizen and Clothmaker of London, John GUNSTON of London
Mrchant, Arthur SHALLETT of London Mrchant, John LAMB of London
Mrchant, William WIGHTMAN of London Gent, Joseph BROOKSHANK Citizen
& Haberdasher of London, William THOMPSON of London Mrchant, Henry
HARRINGTON of London Mrchant, John LOVE of London Mrchant, Thomas
PHIPPS of London Linnendrapr, Isaac COCKS of London Mrchant Taylor,
John SWEETABLE of Lombard Street Goldsmith, Thomas BROMFIELD of Lon-
don Gent, John NORTON of London Mrchant, Robert HACKSHAW of London
Mrchant, John BRIDGES of London Mrchant, Joseph PAICE of London,
Mrchant, Edward RICHIER of London Mercer, William DUNCH of Lincolns
Inn in the County of Middx Esqre, Edward HABBERSFEILD of the Middle
of London Gent, Edward PANCFORT of London Gent, Obadiah BURNETT of
London Mrchant, ffrances MICHEL of London Citizen and Mercer, Benja-
min STEELE of London Mrchant, John SLANEY of London Mrchant, Nehe-
miah ERWING of London Gent, John WILCOCKS of London Mrchant Taylor,
Richard MAYO of London Gent, Jonathan NETHEWAY Citizen and Drapr of
London, William BROOKES of London Gent, Tracy PAUNCFORT of London
Gent, Joseph ALLEN of London Silkman, & Richard GREENWAY Citizen &
Clothworker of London, on the third part; for the consideration of
9,800 of which 4,800 is to be paid on the delivery of the release, and
5,000 is be secured by a mortgage for one year on one-third of the es-
tate, releases the premises described in the lease of March 3, 1691-2 (supra,
p. 289), to Jonathan GREENWOOD & Peter GUYON, their heirs and assigns
forever, to the uses following: the whole to be divided into 1600 equal
parts, & allotted as follows: to Sir Thomas LANE, 50; to Michael WATTS,
170; to Edward HARRISON, 60; to Thomas SKINNER, 60; to James SAINT JOHNS, 60;


PAGE 437 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 1.


to Nicholas HAYWARD, 60; to Mordecai ABBOTT, 55; to Nicholas
BATTERSBY, 40; to Robert CURTIS, 40; to John JURIN, 40; to Richard BROMHALL, 40;
to Robert MICHEL, 40; to Charles MICHEL, 40; to James BODDINGTON, 40;
to John GUNSTON, 40; to Arthur SHALLETT, 30; to John LAMB, 30:
to William WIGHTMAN, 30; to Joseph BROOKSHANK, 30; to William THOMPSON, 30; to
Henry HARRINGTON, 30; to John LOVE, 30; to Thomas PHIPPS, 30; Isaac COCKS, 30;
to John SWEETABLE, 30; to Thomas BROMFEILD, 30; to John NORTON, 30; to Robert
HACKSHAW, 30; to John BRIDGES, 30; to Joseph PAICE, 30; to Edward RICHIER, 20;
to William DUNCH, [1] 20; to Edward PANCEFORT, 20; to Obadiah BURNETT, 20; to
ffrancis MICHEL, 20; to Benjamin STEELE, 20; to John SLANEY, 20; to Nehemiah
ERUING, [2] 20; to John WILCOCKS, 20; to Richard MAYO, 20; to Jonathan NETHEWAY, 15;
to William BROOKS, 10; to Tracey PAUNCEFORT, 10; to Joseph ALLEN, 10; to Richard
GREENWAY, 10. [3] One full Moyiety of the shares, etc., in West New Jer-
sey as above are at or neare Cape May and Maurice River, & one tenth
parti is above the ffalls of Delaware river; said moyetie & said tenth part
have bin absolutely purchased by said Daniel COXE in fee simple of the
Indian Natives & fully paid for, & all the charges & expenses for survey-
ing the same. And whereas some scruple & doubt hath arisen touching
& concerning the right & Tytle of the said Daniel COXE to the Minisincks
Province, 400 of the said 4,800 shall remaine as a depositum in the
hands of the third parties until further assurances shall be given. Cove-
nants against grantor's own acts, as seisin, goo right to convey, quiet
possession, for further assurances at any time within ten years, & for the
production in Court whenever demanded, of the original Deeds of Grant
relating (amongst others) to the said ffour Proprieties or Hundredth parts
of West New Jersey aforesaid hereby Granted, bearing date March 27-28,
1682, from William PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, Nicholas LUCAS and Edward
BYLLING, to John HINDE. Witnesses--Samll RUSSELL, Ralph WITHERS, E.
POCKAYNE, Vrrey [4] WETHERBY, Richard JOHNSON.

1691-2 March 4. Daniel COXE, of London, Esquire, Governor, etc., of
West New Jersey, etc., to Sir Thomas LANE and the other grantees named
above (p. 289); recites grant by James, Duke of York, Aug. 6, 1880 [[sic]]
"for the better enableing Edward BYLLING then of the City of Westminster Gent
since dec'd his Heirs and assigns to improve and plant that Tract of Land then
and now called West New Jersey in America and its rights
members & appurtenances with People & to exercise all necessary Govern-
mt there," as were granted to said Duke by Charles II, March 12, in the
16th year of his reigne, & June 29, in the 26th year of his reigne; recites
the several mesne conveyances to Sir Thomas LANE & associates, as above.

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[1] Query: Dunah.
[2] Query: Ewing or Erving.
[3] This makes 1000 shares.
[4] Ury, Jerry or Terry.

PAGE 438 New Jersey Colonial Documents.

The said Daniel COXE therefore grants, transposes & assigns to his said
grantees "All and every such and the same powers jurisdicons authori-
ties and Governmt as & that were graned or intended to be granted by
the said Duke of Yorke to the said Edward BYLLING as aforesaid And by
the Heires of the said Edward Bylling were granted to the said Daniel
COXE, his heirs and assigns within or in relation to West New Jersey and
other the prmises a foresaid TO BE HELD Enjoyed vsed Exercised & Exe-
cuted by the said Sr Thomas LANE [and his associate grantees] their
Heires & assignes and by their Deputies officers Agents & Commissioners
as fully and Amply to all intents Constructions & purposes as the said Ed-
ward BYLLING and his Heires & the said Daniel COXE & his Heires did
might could or ought to hold Enjoy vse Exercise & Execute the same by
force & virtue of the said Letters Patent and the said recycled Indenture
of any of them or otherwise howsoever." 298

1692 Sept. 7. Deed. Robert WADE of Upland, alias Chester, Penna.,
yeoman, to Seth HILL of Burlington, mariner, for a riverlot on Burlington
Island, bo't of George BARTHOLOMEW and wife Mary and Wm. COOPER
March 16, 1681-2. 300

1692 June 4. Commission. Committee of W. J. Society to Jeremiah
BASSE as their Agent. 301

1692 April 22. Power of attorney. John REEVE of East Barnett, Hert-
forshire, gentleman, to Jeremiah BASSE of W. J. gent: to collect debts
due by Wm. RIGHTON of W. J. 302

1689-90 March 4. Deed. John CALOW of near Mount Pleasant, Bur-
lington Co., wheelwright, to William MYER of near Burlington, butcher,
for 6 acres on Burlington Island, bo't of Mathew Allen May 30, 1689. 303

1688-9 March 11. Power of attorney. Jonathan ffOX of W. J., going
to England, to Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, Wm. MYERS of Burling-
ton and John DAY of Springfield, as general agents. 303

1683 May 12. Deed of gift. Mathew ALLEN of Burlington, carpenter,
to Jacob CONOROE alias Allen, for 500 acres on the point of Rancokus Cr.,
E. said creek, N. Delaware R., part of the land bo't of John SMITH of
Cristeen Cr. Aug. 14, 1680. 304

1683 May 12. Do. Do. Same to Isaac CONOROE alias ALLEN, for 500
acres, W. Capt. HANCE, N. Delaware R., part of the land as before. 304

1681 3d d. 2d m. (April). Bill of Lading. John HULING, mast of
the Robert and William, bound for Bridge Sound, Barbadoes, to Walter
REEVE for cheese, flour and beef, consigned to John BRETT, Barbados. 304

1690 Sept. 12. Deed. Cornelius EMPSON of Goole Grange, Newcas-
tle Co., Penna., gentleman, to Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, Bur-
lington Co., W. J., yeoman, for 500 acres, to be surveyed out of the 800 a.
bo't of James READE of White Clay Creek, siad Newcastle Co., and wife
Sarah Dec. 26, 1689, and out of the 1-24 share of W. J., bo't of Benj.
PADLEY of York Co., England, Aug. 25, 1684. 305


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1690 Sept. 12. Bond. Same to same, for the faithful carrying out of
preceding lease and release. 306

1690 Nov. 12. Deed. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Francis COLLINS of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1,000 acres to be surveyed
out of grantor's 2-8 of a share, bo't of Samuel GROOME of London Feb.
10-11, 1689-90. 306

1681 Nov. 15. Do. Edward BYLLINGE of Westminster, Gawen LAWRIE
of London and Nicholas LUCAS of Hertford to Richard LAWRENCE, gent.,
Thomas MATHEWS, carpenter, Thomas CARY, silkman, Samuel GROOME
Junior, mariner, Joseph WEBSTER, citizen and weaver, Edward PEARE,
shipwright, Samuel CRADOCK, citizen and fishmonger, Gilbert MACE, citizen
and weaver, all of London, for 1-90 part of the 90 shares of the W. J., derived
from Wm. PENN. 307

1689-90 Feb. 11. Do. Samuel GROOME of London, merchant, to
Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, for 2-8 of a share of W. J. (see
supra, p. 306). 309

1677-8 Jan. 29. Do. Mahlon STACY of Handsworth, Co. of York, tan-
ner, to Thomas LAMBERT of Handsworth WOODHOUSE, same Co., tanner,
for 1-12 of a share. 311

1679-80 March 12. Do. Robert STACY of Mattinicunck Island, W. J.,
tanner, to Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham near the Falls of Delaware,
for one half of a 1-6 of a share. 313

1690 Sept. 29. Do. Sarah, widow and executrix of Robert SCHOLEY
of Nottingham Woodhouse, Mahlon STACY of Ballifield, Burlington Co.,
tanner, and Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, same Co., tanner, her trus-
tees, to John, younger son of Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, bachelor,
for a mansion house and plantation of 200 acres in Nottingham Woodhouse. 314

1688-9 19th d. 1st m. (March). Will of Robert SCHOLEY of Notting-
ham Woodhouse, W. J. Wife Sarah, youngest son Robert, other children
not mentioned by name. Real and personal estate. The wife sole exec-
utrix, Mahlon STACY and Thomas LAMBERT trustees. Witnesses--Anne
PHAROE, Elizabeth LAMBERT, William EMLEY, Justice. 315

1691 Sept. 8. Deed. Robert STACY of Philadelphia, tanner, to
Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, tanner, for one acre in Burlington, first
sold by Francis BESWICK as part of his townlot to Daniel GARDNER Jan. 20,
1681-2, and then by said GARDNER to present grantor March 20, 1682-3. 316

1689 Aug. 14. Do. Robert TURNER of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Peter LONG of Burlington, carpenter, for 100 acres in grantor's 1/4 of a
share, bo't of James GRAHAM of New York April 12, 1684, he having
bought it of William CLARKE of Dublin March 30, 1683, to whom Edward
BYLLINGE and trustees conveyed it March 1, 1676-7. 317


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1690-1 10th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. John SHINN Senior, carpenter, to
Edward BOLTON, husbandman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres near
Mount Pisgah, along the line of Indian purchase, and adjoining grantor
and Saml HOUGHTON. 317

1688 Aug. 23. Articles of agreement. Daniel COXE, Stephen SOAMES
and Benjamin BARTLETT, all of London, partners for making pottery in W. J.
and William GILL of Lambeth Parish, Co. of Surrey, potter servant, to go
to America with John De WILDE of London, citizen and potter, as his assistant. 318

1692-3 Feb. 24. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant,
to William FRYLEY of the same place, carpenter, for 1 1-5 acres in Burling-
ton, S. Christopher WEATHERILL, W. High St., 121 feet front, as long as
the other lots. 319

1691-2 Jan. 24. Do. Nathaniel CRIPPS, yeoman, to Thomas KENDALL,
carpenter, both of Burlington, for 25 acres, bo't of Anthony ELTON Dec. 20, 1689. 319

1692 July 25. Power of attorney. Martha MARTIN alias GRINNELL and
John MARTIN, now in London, sole executors of James MARTIN, to Percival
TOWLE and George HUTCHESON of West Jersey as agent. 320

1690-1 Jan. 26. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
John WARREN of Oneanickon (Carmel, Cumberland Co.), husbandman, for
300 acres; 50 thereof adjoining Samuel SYKES; 10 acres in the Wigwam
meadow, 240 a. to be surveyed. 321

1693 May 2. Do. The West Jersey Society by Jeremiah BASSE of
Cohanzy, W. J., their agent, to Benjamin GODFREY of Cape May, mer-
chant, for 210 acres, sold to present grantee by George TAYLOR of Cape
May, carpenter, as substitute of John TATHAM, attorney for Daniel COXE. 322

1689 June 17. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor,
W. J., to Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, W. J., cooper, for 100 acres betw.
Wm. HUNT and John SHINN junior; also 6 a. of meadow betw. Wm. SALLAWAY,
THOMAS Shin and Peter HARVEY. 323

1692-3 March 24. Do. Thomas BOWMAN, now or late of Lessapoint
or Wingerworth, Burlington Co., merchant, to Edward HUNLOKE of the
same place, merchant, for 100 acres there, next to Burlington Island. 323

1692-3 Feb. 15. Notice by Andrew HAMILTON, Governour of East and
West Jersey, that he has appointed Elizabeth HOOTON, wife of Samuel
HOOTON of Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., Elizabeth, his daughter, and her
husband Thomas HILBOURNE guardians of said Samuel, a lunatic. (Supra,
E. Jersey Deeds, D., 372.). 324

1693 June 9. Indian Deed. MANHAUXETT and other Indians to Jere-
miah BASSE on behalf of the W. J. Society, for the land between Cohan-
sick Creek and Morris R., beginning at the head of Cohanzie, except a
neck between Cohanzie and the River of Tweed from Wm. JOHNSTON's
plantation on Cohanzie to Thomas SHEPHEARD's. 325


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1690 July 6. Deed. Daniel COXE of London, by his attorney John
Tatham of Burlington, to Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, for 200 acres of the land near the Falls of Delaware R., bo't of
Thomas BUDD, betw. Samuel DRAKE and Mary DAVIS. 326

1693 Aug. 2. Do. Eliakim HIGGINS to Peter GROOME, both of Bur-
lington, yeomen, for 1 3/4 acres between their two plantations. 327

1690 Oct. 7. Do. Daniel COXE, by his attorney John TATHAM, to
widow Mary DAVIS of Burlington Co., for 300 acres above the Falls of
Delaware R., adjoining John RICHARDSON. 327

1693 Aug. 9. Do. William FRYLEY to Samuel OGBOURNE, both of Bur-
lington, carpenters, for 1 1-5 acres on High St., as bought of George
HUTCHESON February 24, 1692-3 (supra, p. 319). 328

1693 Aug. 8. under foreclosure. James HILL, Sheriff of Bur-
lington Co., to Thomas and Susann Budd of Philadelphia, for 300 acres
near Burlington, W. Thomas BUDD, E. Thomas OLLIVE, N. Delaware R.,
mortgaged to said Budd by John CHAMNIS, who had bo't the lot of Samuel
JENINGS April 7, 1684, and whose widow and administratrix Elizabeth
CHAMNIS failed to pay. 328

1688 Sept. 7. Power of attorney. William BICKNESS and Joseph
GROVE, both of the Island of Barbados, as executors of the last will of
Oliver HOOTON of the same place dec'd, to Samuel CARPENTER and John
ECKLEY, both of Pennsylvania, merchants, as their agents. 329

1693 2d d. 4th m. (June). Articles of agreement. Thomas LAMBERT,
as administrator of John HOOTON of W. J., dec'd, and attorney for Thomas
HOOTON of Helpingram, England, with Elizabeth HOOTON, Thomas HILBOURNE
and wife Elizabeth, guardians of Samuel HOOTON (supra, p. 324),
that they shall stand seized of 1-12 of a share of the Province with the
mansion house &c., while they renounce all claims to John HOOTON's per-
sonal estate. 329

1676-7 Jan. 22. Deed. William PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, Nicholas
LUCAS and Edward BYLLINGE to William BIDDLE of Bishoppsgate St., Lon-
don, shoemaker, Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, Northampton Co.,
haberdasher, and Daniel WILLS of the Town of Northampton, practioner
in chymeistry, for one share of West Jersey. 330

1693 4th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Rectification of Deed. Thomas HOOTON
to Richard LOVE (supra, p. 277), giving boundaries and dimensions. 331

1676-7 Jan. 22. Deed. William PENN et. al. to Daniel WILLS and
Thomas OLLIVE, for one share of W. J. 332

1693 June 9. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, and
Wm. BUDD of Burlington Co., yeoman, to Peter RESNIERE of the Town of
Burlington, ship carpenter, for 9 acres on Burlington Island, S. W. Wm
BRIGHTWEN, fronting on Delaware R. 333

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1689 May 18. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
John CHADWICK of Mount Carmell, Burlington Co., husbandman, for 100
acres near Mount Carmell. 334

1689-90 March 15. Do. Samuel ANDREWS of W. J., yeoman, to his
son Mordecay ANDREWS, for 140 acres. 335

1679 March 27. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Burlington, merchant, to
Peter BASSE of London, citizen and mariner, for 3 roods of land in Bur-
lington, S. Benjamin SCOTT, N. Broad St., W. Thomas EVES, E. Robert POWELL. 335

1683 April 4. Do. William WELCH of London, merchant, to Edmond
TIDEMAN of Redrith, Co. of Surrey, mariner, for 1-12 of a share of the
Province, to contain at least 1,600 acres. 335

1693 Oct. 6. Do. William BIDDLE, heretofore of Bishoppsgate St.,
London, now of Mount Hope, Burlington Co., merchant, and Mary, wife
joint executrix and assignee of Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, said
Co., to Daniel WILLS of Northampton, same Co., for 1/4 of the share bo't
by said BIDDLE, Tho. OLLIVE and grantee of Wm. PENN et. al. (supra, p. 330). 336

1693 Oct. 6. Do. William BIDDLE and Daniel WILLS to Mary OLLIVE
for 1/4 of the share as preceding. 337

1693 Oct. 28. Do. Isaac MARRIOTT of Burlington, merchant, to Jacob
PERKINS of Burlington Co., planter, for a plantation of 320 1/2 acres on Del-
aware R. below Burlington towards the mouth of Northampton R., next
above Richard ffENIMORE. 339

1691 Sept. 21. Power of attorney. Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelk,
Co. of York, England, to William BIDDLE and Percivall TOWLE of W. J. as
general agents. 340

1688 June 19. Deed. Benjamin SCOTT, son of Benjamin S. of Bur-
lington, to Abraham HEWLINGS (Hulings) of Northampton R., yeoman, for
1-32 of a share, excepting 150 acres, the 1-32 having been bought by grantor's
father of John KINSEY of Great Hadham, Co. of Hertford, England, April 3, 1677. 340

1686 July 31. Do. William HEWLINGS of near Burlington, yeoman, to
Abraham HEWLINGS of Rancokus Cr., yeoman, for 1/2 of 1-32 of a share in
W. J., bo't of William KENT of London, cheesemonger, July 30, 1678. 341

1687 Nov. 30. Endoresement. Bridgett BINGHAM, widow, assigns the
"within mentioned" land to her son James BINGHAM. 341

1691 Nov. 4. Do. James BINGHAM assigns the "premises within-
written" to John SCOTT. 341


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1688 July 27. Deed. Benjamin SCOTT, son and heir of Benjamin SCOTT
of near Burlington, to James BINGHAM of the same place, for 1-16 of a
share, bo't of John KINSEY et. al. (ut supra, p. 340) excepting 300 acres. 341

1691 Nov. 7. Do. John SCOTT to James BINGHAM, both of Burlington
Co., yeomen, for 200 acres bo't of his father Benjamin SCOTT and uncle
William SCOTT April 3, 1677. 342

1693 April 13. Do. Samuel COLES of Gloucester Co., W. J., to James
BINGHAM of Burlington Co., both yeomen, for 100 acres, part of the pur-
chase from Wm. PENN et al. March 2, 1676-7. 343

1677 April 3. Do. John KINSEY, late of Great Hadham, Co. of Hert-
ford, England, gent; to Benjamin SCOTT and William SCOTT Junior, both of
Widdington, Co. of Essex, husbandmen, for 1/3 of a share of W. J. 343

1693 Sept. 23. Do. Sarah, widow and executrix of Thomas EVANS of
Burlington Co., dec'd, and William EVANS of Eversham, said Co., to Mary
OLLIVE, widow, Daniel WILLS senior and John WILLS, executors of Thomas
OLLIVE, for a wharf or water lot on Burlington Island, sold by Thomas
EVANS dec'd, and Wm. EVANS to Thomas OLLIVE during their lifetime. 345

1685 June 10. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Thomas GILBERTHORP of Chesterfield alias Crosswicks Creek, husbandman,
for a house at Chesterfield and 210 acres adjoining, also 10 a. of meadow.
See survey in Liber A, p. 97. Marginal Note: "yt since ye Executing of
this deed ye Court has fixed Tho. GILBERTHORP's house within ye Township
of Nottingham." 345

1689 May 10. Do. John RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner, by
his attorney Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington Co., to Samuel HOUGHTON
of the Town of Burlington, bricklayer, for 1 1/2 acres in said town,
a corner lot on the Westside of High St., over against Christopher WEATHERILL. 346

1681-2 Jan. 11. Do. Thomas BUDD, merchant, to Isaac MARRIOT,
joiner, both of Burlington, for 1-32 of a share in the London Tenth and
18 acres in the Second Tenth, also a lot on Burlington Island, 5/8 of the
water lot. 347

1688 12th d. 3d m. (May). Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield,
yeoman, and wife Sarah to John PEAK of Long Island, N. Y., for 300 acres
in the First Tenth, formerly belonging to Benjamin ANTROBUS and derived
by grantor through John GRAY. 348

1690 Sept. 10. Do. Same to Thomas TINDALL of Burlington Co., hus-
bandman, for 100 acres to be surveyed out of 1-24 of a share, bought of
Joseph HELMSLEY by Benjamin PADLEY of North Carr, Co. of York, Eng-
land, baker, Aug. 9, 1684, who sold it to Cornelius EMPSON of Booth, said
Co., gent: Aug. 25 1684, from whom grantor bo't it. 348

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34th Charles II. 1682 Aug. 12. Do. John PENFORD of the Borough
of Leicester, Co. of Leicester, England, yeoman, to John EVANS of Great
Wigston, same Co., husbandman, for 1-15 of a share. 349

1684. Do. John EVANS to Jonathan ffOX of Burlington, labourer, for
the preceding 1-15 of a share. 351

Schedule or Tarry with a deed of bargain and sale (ut supra, p. 12)
betw. John WOOLSTON senior and Thomas FRENCH, the first acknowledging
the sale to the other of 200 acres on Rancokus Creek, S. E. Wm. BIDDLE,
N. W. John ROBERTS; also 200 a. on the same creek, N. W. Thomas OLLIVE
and a lot in Burlington, N. E. High St., a little alley lying on the S. W.
side of John HOLLINSHEAD, N. W. Delaware R., S. E. the Back Street,
25 feet front on the river. 352

1692 Dec. 24. Do. William FRYLEY, carpenter, to James HILL, cord-
wainer, both of Burlington, for a lot in Burlington, 33 f. 4 in. front on Del-
aware R., running back with that width to River St., bo't of Wm. BIDDLE
Nov. 10, 1692. 353

1684 Aug. 9. Do. Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelke, Co. of York,
yeoman, to William BIDDLE, late of London cordwainer, and wife Sarah,
for 1/4 of a share. 353

1678 Aug. 31. Do. John ROBINSON of Beverly, Co. of York, gent:
and Thomas LAMBERT, late of Handsworth Woodhouse, tanner, to George
HUTCHESON of Sheffield, distiller, for 2 shares of the ten bo't by Thos.
HUTCHINSON, Thos. PEARSON, Joseph HELMSLEY, Mahlon STACY and grantee
and by them sold to grantors. 354

1693 Nov. 18. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, sole executor of Wm. ELLIS of the same Co. yeoman dec'd, to
Richard FRENCH of said Co., yeoman, for 460 acres, near John CURTIS at
Mount Pleasant, Mansfield Township, for boundaries see Liber A, p. 68. 355

1693 Nov. 4. Do. Mary OLLIVE, widow, joint executrix and sole as-
signeee of Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, Burlington Co., gent: Dan-
iel WILLS senior and John WILLS, executors of said Thomas, to Charles
READE of Burlington, tailor, for a wharf lot on Burlington Island, N. Del-
aware R., E. Samuel STACY on the West side of High St., W. Richard BASNITT,
S. Second St., 34 1/2 f. front, 30 f. rear, where Henry GRUBB is on the East side. 356

1693 Nov. 29. Do. Charles READE to Bartholomew MINDERMAN, both
of Burlington, merchants, for the preceding wharf lot. 357

1691-2 March 11. Do. Barnard DEVONISH of Burlington, yeoman, to
Richard ffINIMORE of Wellingborough, Burlington Co., bricklayer, for 1-32
of a share and 50 acres. 358

1693 May 11. Do. John BORTON of Eversham Township, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Richard ffINIMORE, bricklayer, for 100 acres in two lots:
1, 95 a. on a point on the East side of Northampton R., N. Delaware R.,
S. W. Northampton R., S. Abraham HULING, E. Isaac MARRIOTT; 2, 5 a. of
meadow, higher up on Northampton R., adjoining grantee's other land,
the 100 a. being part of 1-16 of a share, bought by John BORTON senior
dec'd, of John MADDOCKS of Salem Co. May 3, 1682. 358


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1690 May 11. Do. Walter HUMPHRIES alias POWELL of Painswick, Co.
of Gloucester, England, by his attorney and son Joshua HUMPHRIES alias
POWELL of Northampton R., Burlington Co., yeoman, to Joseph ADAMS of
Burlington, tailor, for a houselot in Burlington, part of 1-16 of a share,
bo't of Wm. PEACHEE March 27, 1677. 359

1689 Oct. 16. Do. John MURFIN of Doctor Creek, W. J., bachelor, to
Gervas PHARO of Nottingham Woodhouse, W. J., batchelor, for all the town
lots in Burlington Township, belonging to 1/2 of a 5 share or 1-32 of a
share of the Province. 360

1693 Nov. 7. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to Sam-
uel KIMBALL of Burlington co., yeoman, for a plantation of 300 acres near
Burlington, W. grantor, E. Thomas OLLIVE, N. Delaware R., lately the
property of John CHAMNIS (supra, p. 328). 360

1683 Aug. 20. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Charles WOOLVERTON of said Co., husbandman, for 100 acres
in the second dividend, to be surveyed where grantee likes. 361

1692 March 30. Do. Samuel OLDALE of Burlington Co., mason, to
Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, same Co., merchant, for one half of all
mines, minerals, salt petre or any sort of mineral oar whatsoever, found
either in ye Bowells or upon any of the lands, creeks, etc., belonging to
the now Plantation of grantor, bounded E. and S. by widow Sarah FARR,
W. Thomas WRIGHT, N. Assiscunck or Birch Cr. 362

1693 Sept. 4. Do. John TATHAM of Burlington, esqre, to Edward
HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, for one-fourth of all the mines, etc., in or on
the plantation of Thomas WRIGHT in Burlington Township on both sides
of Assiscunck Cr., E. Samuel OLDALE, which fourth is part of the 7/8 of said
mines, bo't by grantor from said WRIGHT Sept. 1, 1693. 363

1693 Dec. 12. Warrant. Jeremiah BASSE, Agent of the W. J. Soci-
ety, to William EMLEY as Surveyor for the Society, with instructions. 364

1693 Dec. 16. Deed. Jacob DECOW of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Isaac DECOW of Burlington, butcher, for 600 acres at
Mattacopeny, said Co. 365

1688 Nov. 10. Do. William BIDDLE of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John FEAKE of Long Island, yeoman, for 50 acres to be surveyed out of
grantor's share. 365

1688 Oct. 23. Do. Thomas ffAULK of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to his daughter Sarah, wife of John BUNTING of the same place, carpenter,
and her children, for 12 acres on the West side of her husband's house. 366


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1689-90 Feb. 2. Do. Robert MORFIN of Crosswick Creek, Burlington
Co., husbandman, to Stephen WILSON, late of the same place, carpenter,
for 100 acres on the Southside of said creek, adjoining Tho. FARNSWORHT
and Mathew WATSON. 366

1693 May 10. Do. Stephen WILSON of Newtown, Bucks Co., Penna.,
carpenter, to John BUNTING of Chesterfield, Burlington Co., yeoman, for
the preceding 100 acres. 367

1693-4 Jan. 13. Do. Robert and John, sons of Robert POWELL, of
Burlington, yeoman, dec'd, and Benjamin WHEAT of the same place, cord-
wainer, guardian or trustee of said John POWELL, to Richard BASNIT of said
place, merchant, for the land there, 12 1/2 acres, belonging to 1-32 of a
share, bo't of Thomas OLLIVE by the deceased Feb. 26, 1676-7. 368

1693-4 Jan. 13. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington
Co., merchant, and wife Sarah to Richard BASNITT, for 3 acres on Burling-
ton Island, part of 1/4 of a share and 2 a. on said island, being the house
lot of 1-6 of a share, held in trust from Wm. ELLIS. 369

1692 Dec. 23. Power of attorney. Thomas PENFORD of the Town
of Leicester, Co. of Leicester, England, distiller, eldest son and heir of
John PENFORD, dec'd, Jonah PENFORD, of the same place, grazier, second
son of John, both executors of their father's will, and Joshua PENFORD of
London, watch maker, third son of said John, to George HUTCHESON of
Burlington, to dispose of the property in W. J. 370

1688 Sept. 8. Do. Do. Thomas ANDERSON of the Parish of St.
James Clerkenwell, Co. of Middlesex, chandler, to George HUTCHESON, of
Burlington, to collect debts in W. J. 373

1682-3 Jan. 23. Deed. William BLACK of Mansfield, W. J., yeoman,
to Daniel ENGLAND of Burlington, mariner, for a waterlot in Burlington,
part of 1-16 of a share, bought of George HUTCHESON Sept. 27-28, 1681. 373

1693-4 Feb. 19. Do. Nathaniel CRIPPS, yeoman, to Daniel ENGLAND,
sailor, both of Burlington, for a waterlot there, on Dellaware R., part of
1-12 of a share. 374

1693-4 Feb. 17. Do. Peter ffRETWELL, tanner, to Daniel ENGLAND,
mariner, both of Burlington, for a waterlott there, part of 1-16 of a share,
belonging to Thomas HUTCHINSON, who conveyed it to present grantor June 24, 1687. 374

1682 May 17. Power of attorney. Edward DENNIS of London, citi-
zen and merchant tailor, and wife Jane to Wm. BIDDLE of Burlington, as land agent. 375

1685-6 Jan. 21. Deed. Mahlon STACY of Ballifield near the Falls of
Delaware R., yeoman, and Peter ffRETWELL of near said Falls, husbandman,
to John WILSFORD of Chesterfield on Crosswicks Creek, miller, for 100 acres
at the Falls above St. Pinck Creek. 375


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1689 Nov. 24. Do. Percival TOWLE to John WILSFORD senior, both of
Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres to be surveyed out of grantor's share. 376

1693 June 3. Do. Tomasin, widow of Percival TOWLE, to John WILSFORD
of Hopewell, Burlington Co., for 100 acres, bequeathed to grantee
by Percival TOWLE (will of Aug. 26, 1691), part of 800 a. to be taken up
by said Percival. 376

1693-4 Feb. 3. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, as executor of
Wm. ELLIS dec'd, to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for a plantation
of 500 acres in Mansfield Township, near Michael BUFFIN's and adjoining
John CURTIS and Percival TOWLE. 377

1693-4 Feb. 28. Do. Thomas, Jonah and Joshua PENFORD, by their
attorney George HUTCHESON of Burlington, to Richard BASNITT of Burling-
ton, merchant, for 3 acres of Burlington Island, part of John PENFORD's
whole share.



 




 

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