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CD: History of the Early Settlement and Progress of Cumberland County, New Jersey; and of the currency of this and the adjoining colonies

By: Lucius Q.C. Elmer

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books,

England claimed possession of the land which the Dutch called New Netherlands and King Charles II gave this territory (which included part of New York and all of New Jersey) to his brother, the Duke of York, in 1663/64. The Duke conveyed New Jersey to Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret in 1664. Berkeley conveyed his half to John Fenwick who then conveyed nine-tenths of his half to William Pnn, Gawen Lawrie, and Nicholas Lucas, all followers of the Quaker, John Fox. ... View more info