Josiah Foster served as justice of the peace for Burlington County, N.J., in 1788 and 1798 and for Gloucester County, N.J., in 1812; as a judge for the Common Pleas Court of Burlington County in 1798 and of Gloucester County in 1812; and, as deputy surveyor of New Jersey in 1773 and 1781. William F...
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|100||1|||a Foster, Josiah, 1743-1820 and Clement, Samuel, d. 1765 |e creator|
|245||1|||a Foster-Clement collection |f 1676-1875|
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|520|||a Josiah Foster served as justice of the peace for Burlington County, N.J., in 1788 and 1798 and for Gloucester County, N.J., in 1812; as a judge for the Common Pleas Court of Burlington County in 1798 and of Gloucester County in 1812; and, as deputy surveyor of New Jersey in 1773 and 1781. William Foster, circa 1775, served as one of the King's judges of the Common Pleas Court of Burlington County, N.J. Samuel Clement served as a Justice of the Peace for Gloucester County, N.J. in 1748, 1812, and 1822; as a judge in 1755, as deputy surveyor appointed to establish township boundaries in Gloucester County; as a member of the Assembly from the Western Division of New Jersey in 1761; as a trustee of the poor in 1807; and as an incorporator of the Salem National Banking Company. Papers on early settlements in and largely by the Clement and Foster families of Burlington and Gloucester counties, New Jersey: deeds, 1677-1875; wills, 1681-1867; family papers, 1761-1819, which includes papers and receipts of Josiah Foster and William Foster, draft of William Foster's land, will of William Foster, will of Josiah Foster, Clement and Foster genealogies, long book (account book) of Benjamin Robinson, 1784 and surveying notebooks of Josiah Foster, 1778-1779, 1794-1795, Account of Sleepcreek Mill book, of which Josiah Foster was director, 1785-1786, and correspondence largely of Josiah Foster and Samuel Clement; Indian papers, 1777-1819 and pamphlets, 1778-1819, in which the former section includes papers on Indians and the sale of lands in New Jersey and Charles Mooles' Vandeu[?] (sale) book, and the latter section contains pamphlets pertaining to legislative bills; New Jersey Land Society, ca. 1788, which was involved in the Burr Conspiracy; abolition societies; friends meetings; New Jersey elections; New Jersey State Gazette; and religious tracts. Miscellaneous legal papers, 1762-1873, which includes judgments, bonds, agreements, papers on the Albertson v. Norcross case, involving Josiah Albertson, circa 1753-1833 and Isaiah Norcross, and other legal documents concerning Gloucester and Burlington counties; cashbook, 1781-1783 and dockets, 1790-1794, 1798-1801 of Josiah Foster; and, land surveys, 1687-1801, which includes an undated volume entitled Penn's Survey in New Jersey copies from the surveyor general's books at Burlington, N.J., 1712-1784, and road maps in and around Burlington County, ca. 1802-1846, which show detailed maps of surrounding tracts, and Atsion Company (of Josiah Foster) papers, 1764-1799.|
|541||1|||a Gift of John Clement, ca. 1904.; 1904 acquired|
|650||7|||a Indian--White Relations--18th century |2 Local sources|
|650||7|||a Indians--New Jersey--18th century |2 Local sources|
|650||7|||a Lawyers--New Jersey--18th century |2 Local sources|
|852|||a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania |b Foster-Clement Collection |l 0213|