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Stockton, Richard 1730-1781

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Works: 63 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 476 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Speeches in Congress  Trials, litigation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215,
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A bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey, at the suit of Priscilla Bland, John Mann and Mercy his wife ; against Redford Ashfield, and others by Richard Stockton( Book )

8 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey at the suit of John Hunt, against William Earl of Sterling, and others, Proprietors of the Eastern Division of the Province of New-Jersey by Richard Stockton( Book )

4 editions published in 1767 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University land records by Princeton University( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The University Land Records consist of deeds, mortgages, bonds and other legal papers, including maps, concerning the acquisition or disposition of University properties. Most of the papers are original though some photocopies are present. A portion of the papers relate to research conducted by Professor Gerald Breese for his book "Princeton University Land, 1752-1984" (1986)
Office of the Treasurer records by Princeton University( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The records here provide an overview of both the University's accounts during its first century of existence as well as its methods of financial record keeping and reporting. Much of the day-to-day activities of running the University can be gleaned from these records. Important individuals from Princeton's early years such as Richard Stockton, Ashbel Green, James Carnahan, and John MacLean figure into these records. These records also document the activities and supplies of the vendors, merchants, laborers, and craftsman from this period as well
[Morven?], to [Elizabeth Ferguson?] by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Returning books that she lent his wife; saying that she would have written were she not "absolutely and every moment confined by the extreme illness of our dear little Abby, who has had a violent fever for these nine days past; some part of which time we have despaired of her life : but we now hope that she is mending, altho' so slow as almost to be imperceptible. We doubt not Mr. Fergusson and my brother are safe, as the Vessel they went in arrived safely at Bristol; but I have not yet rec'd a letter;" saying that he will immediately forward any letters he should receive from him and that he and Mrs. Stockton hope to visit her as soon as the roads become passable; encouraging her to maintain her "fortitude of spirit."
John Witherspoon papers by John Witherspoon( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains the papers belonging to John Witherspoon, and covers the years 1766 to circa 1841. Included in the papers are letters, as well as two biographies of Witherspoon. The papers contain Witherspoon's incoming letters, dating from 1766 to 1784. Correspondents include Benjamin Bury Collins, John Erskine, Anna Hogg, Charles Nisbet, John Rodgers, Benjamin Rush, William P. Smith, Richard Stockton, and Archibald Wallace. Also included are copies of letters from Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Thomas Randall, and John Wallace
Signers of the Declaration of Independence by A. S. W Rosenbach( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and official correspondence and legal documents written or signed by all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, most from the Revolutionary period. The papers relate chiefly to state and national political, financial, and military affairs. Correspondents include George Clinton, John Dickinson, William Lee, and George Washington
Burlington, N.J., to Gov. William Franklin by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1763 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requests reversal of a judgment against a client of Stockton's
Richard Stockton deed by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1751 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Deed to Samuel Neilson for 30 acres on Millstone River, N.J., adjoining Samuel Stockton, Rachel Riddle, and other land belonging to Neilson
by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1751 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Deed to Samuel Neilson for 30 acres on Millstone River, N.J., adjoining Samuel Stockton, Rachel Riddle, and other land belonging to Neilson
Precedents( )

1 edition published in 1806 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Title on first leaf: Precedents 1806. Probably compiled by a law apprentice in the Princeton, New Jersey law office of Richard Stockton, Jr. Willis Pope, member of a prominent Savannah, Georgia planter family and a Princeton student at the time, has been identified as a possible compiler. The manuscript notebook contains over 100 precedents (model writs and pleadings) from the Colonial period to 1806, written primarily by three prominent New Jersey attorneys, Richard Stockton, Sr., William Paterson and David Ogden. The precedents cover civil cases, representing a wide range of actions: debt, land titles; slander; fraud; contracts; executors and trustees; ejectment; promissory notes; covenants; baron & femme; marriage breach of promise; replevin; apprenticeship; usury; trespass; dower. There are also cases relating to maritime law in the admiralty courts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Georgia
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in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Opinions of Richard Stockton, William Smith, Jr., and John Morin Scott on the effect of some recently discovered papers on the case of the Earl of Perth's claim to 7/8 of a proprietorship in East Jersey, and advice on his course of action. Stockton's opinion, DS, 12 Jan. 1768, is followed by copies in another hand of Smith's, dated 21 Dec. 1767, and Scott's, dated 26 Dec. 1767
Signers of the Declaration of Independence :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 59 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Declaration of Independence; see the individual records MA 554.1-59 for more information
[Princeton] , to Jonathan Sergeant by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1771 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requesting that he pay Eight Pounds to Samuel Kinsey for 120 bushels of lime as sold and delivered to the Trustees of the College of New Jersey
Message of the Governor relative to the Stockton and Kearney statutes, to the Legislature, session of 1872 by New Jersey( Book )

1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stockton family additional papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of an open file of manuscripts of various members of the Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, from a 1701 deed to notes on Nassau Inn written in 1942
[New Jersey] by Richard Stockton( )

1 edition published in 1750 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Being an Indenture of Robert Andrews by his mother Jane Andrews to Robert Stockton for a period of fifteen years and one month from the date of the document
Parker family papers by N. J.) Parker family (Perth Amboy( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection documents the personal and business dealings of the Parker family of Perth Amboy and spans the years 1676-1946, with bulk dates of 1760-1820. Specific family members that are documented include James Parker (1725-1797), James Parker (1776-1868), and Cortlandt Parker (1818-1907). The collection consists of the family's correspondence, diaries, land surveys and transactions, legal papers, architectural drawings, wills, poetry, deeds, and indentures. Of special note are late eighteenth and early nineteenth century documents pertaining to trade with the West Indies, as well as petitions and counter-petitions concerning canal construction in Newark in 1837
 
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Alternative Names
Richard Stockton britisch-US-amerikanischer Jurist, einer der Gründerväter der USA

Richardus Stockton

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