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Author: David Lawrence Pierson
Publisher: Newark, Pierson Publishing Co. [©1917]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pierson, David Lawrence, 1895-
Narratives of Newark (in New Jersey) from the days of its founding.
Newark, Pierson Publishing Co. [©1917]
(OCoLC)663386612
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lawrence Pierson
OCLC Number: 1742374
Notes: Newark city seal on t.p.
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, v-x pages, 2 leaves, 3-387, [1] pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, plan 23 cm
Contents: Puritans arrive in the wilderness --
The fundamental agreement --
Indians sell land to Puritans --
Instituting provincial government --
Rev. Abraham Pierson, first pastor --
Building the meeting house --
Rev. Abraham Pierson, second pastor --
The corn mill --
System of taxation inaugurated --
Exterminating the wolf --
Lessening of Puritan restraint --
Care of domestic animals --
Captain Treat leaves Newark --
Preparing against Indian invasion --
Rules of conduct --
Beginning of Newark's industries --
The proprietor's quit rent --
Newark under Dutch rule --
Governor Carteret resumes control over New Jersey --
Unprofitable land speculation --
The first school --
Governor Andros has designs upon New Jersey --
Abduction of Governor Carteret --
Governor Carteret's trial --
End of proprietary government --
Puritan sympathy displayed --
A terrestrial Canaan --
Newark's first historian --
The third pastorate --
Mining copper and a Sunday harvest --
Settlers rise against landlord tyranny --
College of New Jersey in Newark --
Approaching the Revolutionary War --
Perils and trials of Earyl Revolutionary Days --
Ravaging of Newark --
Night raid by King's troops --
Reconstruction days --
At the threshold of the nineteenth century --
Orange separates from Newark --
Battle over county seat --
Second War with Great Britain --
After the War of 1812 --
A captain of industry --
Newark becomes a city --
Louis Kossuth entertained --
A period of hardship --
Lincoln visits Newark --
Civil War sacrifices --
Marcus L. Ward institutes hospital --
Newark's 200th anniversary --
The famous industrial exposition --
Dedication of Kearny statue --
A memorable summer --
The old burying ground --
Newark's water system --
A modern city --
The 250th anniversary.
Responsibility: by David Lawrence Pierson ... 1666-1916.

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