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This volume is one of the series issued by authority of
the State of New Jersey under the direction of the State Historical Society. The work of preparing the material and incident to its printing was done by the late William Nelson, Esq., who died on August 10, 1914, after long service as Corresponding Secretary of the New Jersey Historical Society and devotion to the history of the State.
The duties necessary to complete the publication of the volume have been discharged by the present Corresponding
ERNEST C. RICHARDSON,
JOSEPH F. FOLSOM,
JAMES J. BERGEN,
Committee on Colonial Documents of the
New Jersey Historical Society.
RELATING TO THE
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
EXTRACTS FRON AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS, RELATING TO
VOL. IX. 1772-1773.
PATERSON, N. J.:
THE CALL PRINTING AND PUBLISHING Co.
December 6, 1771 WHEREAS the estate of Thomas Plumsted has been heretofore advertised by us, the subscribers, by virtue of divers executions, directed to us, the sale whereof has been at several times adjourned; this is therefore to inform the public, that the plantation whereon the said Plaumsted did live, in East-Jersey, contains about 400 acres; there is on said plantation, a commodious new two story framed house and kitchen, compleatly finished, with two good cellars under the house, and a good well of water at the door, a new framed wagon-house, a log stable, and sundry out-houses; about 60 acres of said tract is a fine timber swamp, and when cleared will make good meadow, this swamp lays but a mile from a saw-mill, from which the timber may be conveyed to market, at a very moderate rate, there is likewise about 30 acres of the upland cleared, and the remaining part well timbered. There is likewise another plantation, lying in West Jersey, bounding on the province line and Crosswick's creek, and joining the above recited plantation, on said province line; there is about 120 acres in this tract, and it has on it a framed dwelling house and barn, two good orchards, and about three acres of meadow cleared, the upland is the greatest part cleared, and is a very kind land to produce any kind of grain: This place will be sold with or without the above plantation, as the purchasers, at the day of sale, may think best. There is likewise another plantation, lying in East New-Jersey, and bounded by lands of James Saxton, Stoffle Longstreet,