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Papers, 1663-1959.

Author: Stevens family.Campbell StevensEdwin A StevensJohn Cox StevensJohn StevensAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Correspondence, estate papers, genealogy, photos, and other papers.
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Genre/Form: Family papers
Photographs
Correspondence
Genealogy
Named Person: Stevens family.; James Alexander; Mary Alexander; William Alexander; John Jacob Astor; Goldsbrow Banyar; Thomas Bartow; Clement Biddle; Horace Binney; Joseph Bloomfield; Elias Boudinot; David Brearly; Aaron Burr; Philip Carteret; DeWitt Clinton; George Clinton; Cadwallader D Colden; John Colt; John Redman Coxe; William Coxe; Mahlon Dickerson; Philemon Dickerson; Jonathan Elmer; Lewis Evans; Theodosius Fowler; William Franklin; Robert Fulton; Moore Furman; Alexander Hamilton; William Churchill Houston; Peter A Jay; Thomas Jefferson; James G King; Rufus King; Benjamin Henry Latrobe; John Lawrence, of Trenton N.J.; Peter Van Brugh Livingston; Fenwick Lyell; James Madison; Robert Hunter Morris; David Ogden; Ferdinand John Paris; Elisha Parker; James Parker; Charles Read; Nicholas J Roosevelt; Perez Rowley; Richard Rush; Walter Rutherfurd; John Smyth; William Thornton; Robert Treat; John Waddell
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Stevens family.; Campbell Stevens; Edwin A Stevens; John Cox Stevens; John Stevens; Richard Stevens; Robert Livingston Stevens; Hoboken Ferry Company.; Hoboken Land and Improvement Company (Hoboken, N.J.); Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey.
OCLC Number: 122600781
Notes: This entry replaces NUCMC MS 85-1224.
Description: 60 ft.

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Correspondence, estate papers, genealogy, photos, and other papers.

Persons represented include Stevens's son, Hon. John Stevens (1715-1792), sea captain and merchant, and member of New Jersey Assembly, Continental Congress, and Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey (president 1783), whose papers relate to land speculation, Elizabethtown bill in chancery, and East-West Jersey and New York-New Jersey boundary disputes; Hon. John's brothers, Campbell Stevens (1714-1770), commander at Louisburg in the French and Indian War and Richard Stevens (1723-1802), of Perth Amboy, N.J., and Philadelphia, Pa., sea captain and merchant engaged in West Indian trade; Col. John Stevens (1749-1838), lawyer, inventor, and founder of Hoboken, N.J., who built the first ocean-going steamship, the Phoenix, and the first American-made steam locomotive; his sons, Robert and Edwin A. Stevens, founders of Camden and Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company; and John Cox Stevens, horse breeder and yachtsman. Includes records of East Jersey and West Jersey Proprietors, Rocky Hill and Pluckemin mines (both in Somerset County), Hoboken Ferry Company, and Hoboken Land and Improvement Company; estate papers of James and Mary Alexander, Fenwick Lyell, Robert Hunter Morris, and various Stevens family members; and material on Revolution, Fulton-Stevens ferry controversy, public transportation, and technology.

Correspondents include James Alexander, William Alexander, Lord Stirling, John Jacob Astor, Goldsbrow Banyar, Thomas Bartow, Clement Biddle, Horace Binney, Joseph Bloomfield, Elias Boudinot, David Bearley, Aaron Burr, Philip Carteret, DeWitt Clinton, George Clinton, Cadwallader David Colden, John Colt, John Redman Coxe, William Coxe, Mahlon Dickerson, Philemon Dickerson, Jonathan Elmer, Lewis Evans, Theodosius Fowler, William Franklin, Robert Fulton, Moore Furman, Alexander Hamilton, William Churchill Houston, Peter Augustus Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James G. King, Rufus King, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, John Lawrence, Peter Van Brugh Livingston, James Madison, Robert Hunter Morris, David Ogden, Ferdinand John Paris, Elisha Parker, James Parker (1725-1792), William Paterson (1745-1806), Charles Read, Moses Rogers, Nicholas Roosevelt, Perez Rowley, Richard Rush, Walter Rutherfurd, John Smyth, William Thornton, Robert Treat, and John Waddell.

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