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[Draft of “An Act to incorporate ‘the Associates of the Jersey Company’”], [May–June 1804]

[Draft of “An Act to incorporate ‘the Associates
of the Jersey Company’”]1

[May–June, 1804]

1Although William H. Richardson, Jersey City: A Study of Its Beginning, Its Growth, and Its Destiny (Jersey City, New Jersey, 1927), 26, and Winfield, Jersey City description begins Charles H. Winfield, A Monograph on the Founding of Jersey City (New York, 1891). description ends , 59, attribute the draft of the bill of this act to H, no evidence has been found that H wrote it.

For the text of the act, see New Jersey Laws, 29th Sess., Ch. CXXXIV (November 10, 1804).

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