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Houston, William Churchill 1850-

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Works: 28 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 135 library holdings
Genres: History  Autographs  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Classifications: E186.99, 947.7
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Stevens family papers by Stevens family ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Materials include letters, notes, drafts, bills, deeds, and other indentures, broadsides, copies of official documents, memoranda, maps and diagrams, as well as field books, journals, day books, account books, letter books, briefs, and historical and genealogical notes and memorabilia. In general, dates represented in the collection range from August, 1666, to the late nineteenth century. Copies of several letters of 1664 and 1665 are included and there are occasional letters and copies of wills through November, 1959. Subject matter of the papers relates to the activities and interests of the Stevens family of New Jersey in that colony and state, and in New York City and Philadelphia. Papers of the Hoboken Land and Improvement Co., a family corporation in New Jersey, are organized and filmed separately, though an integral part of the Stevens family papers, they cover roughly the years from 1839-1939
New Jersey correspondence ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chiefly letters received or written by New Jersey residents. Persons, places, and dates represented include Elias Boudinot, Elisha Boudinot (1790-1803), Mahlon Dickerson, Lena Drinkhouse (Hackettstown, 1912-1914), William Halsted (Washington, D.C., 1838), Harold G. Hoffman (1932-1954), William Churchill Houston (Hunterdon County, 1785), Joyce Kilmer (1916), Joseph Kirkbride (Suckasunny Plains, 1812-1813), J.W. Lapsley (1847), Nevius family (1773), Simon Newcomb (1902), Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) (New York, 1786), Robert Woodworth Prentiss, John Vredenburgh Voorhees, Mrs. Keziah L. Welsh (Frenchtown, 1859-1879), Samuel Ross Winans (professor, Princeton University, 1904-1905), Peter Wyckoff (Morristown and Crosswicks, 1779), and S.R. Wynkoop (agent for Maryland Colonization Society, 1836)
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
Continental Congress collection ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of eight Georgia-related Continental Congress pieces. The pieces are: 1.) D. s. by N.W. Jones and Joseph Clay, a printed certificate for the "sum of twenty-shillings, being issued for the purposes mentioned in an Act entitled 'An Act for granting to his Majesty the sum of Four Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety-nine Pounds, '" dated "Georgia, 1773"; 2.) D.s. by General Samuel Elbert, 1 p., 4to, March 15, 1785, certificate for bounty of land; 3.) D.s. by Benjamin Andrew, 1 p., 8vo, Savannah, June 22, 1785; 4.) A.L.s. by Joseph Clay, 1 p., 4to, Savannah, March 4, 1773, on commercial matters; 5.) L.s. by W. Gibbons, Joseph Clay, and US Senator George Jones, 1 p., Savannah, March 12 [14], 1798; 6.) D.s. by Edward Telfair, 1 p., folio, April 16, 1784; 7.) Two autograph receipts, signed by W.C. Houston, April 15, 1786, on verso of a bill for legal fees; 8.) D.s. by Joseph Wood, on verso of a bill rendered to Georgia by James DeVeaux, January 19, 1777, bill is for boat hire for the "use of the detachments doing duty on the Skidoway & Hoseba islands."
William Livingston papers by William Livingston ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Livingston
[Documents] by William Churchill Houston ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summons, affidavit and decision for the court case: Patton v. Holmes. On preprinted form. The document is also signed by George Walton, then the chief justice of the State of Georgia, 1783 Feb. 12. -- Notice of court sessions, 1785 Jan. 5
Hermitage, near Trenton, N.J., to William Churchill Houston and James Mott, Princeton by Philemon Dickinson ( )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Explains that all orders issued by him on the Treasury before 21 August 1776 were based on orders from the Council of Safety, and paid to militia officers whose regiments needed money before they could march. Dickinson himself never received any public money except his pay
Stevens family papers by Stevens family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection contains the papers of the Stevens Family, covering the years 1663 to 1959. The papers include business and financial records, legal records, as well as personal papers belonging to various members of the Stevens Family. The bulk of the papers mainly belong to Basil Stevens (fl.1818-1843), Edwin A. Stevens (1795-1868), Francis B. Stevens (d. 1908), Hon. John Stevens (1715-1792), Colonel John Stevens (1749-1838), Richard Stevens (1723-1802), and Robert L. Stevens (1787-1856)
William Churchill Houston collection by William Churchill Houston ( )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists mainly of (1) legal documents reflecting the career of Houston (Princeton Class of 1768) as a lawyer and clerk of the New Jersey Supreme Court and (2) correspondence with Robert Morris and Michael Hillegas covering the period 1782-1785 when Houston served as receiver of Continental taxes in the state
ADS, 1780 September 6, In Congress by William Churchill Houston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transcribes the report of a Congressional committee which requests that states with claims to western country "yield up a portion of territorial Claim for the general Benefit." Ends with resolution for those states to pass such laws, and "effectually remove the only Obstacle to a final Ratification of the Articles of Confederation."
 
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Alternative Names
Houston, William Churchill, ca. 1746-1788
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English (38)