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The missing or alienated original documents listed below are public records of the State of New Jersey as defined by New Jersey Statutes 47:3-16 and subject to legal demand and recovery under 47:3-27 & 28. Be advised that New Jersey State Archives has reported the theft of these and other documents to the New Jersey State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This list and similar postings are not intended to represent the entirety of missing public documents of the State of New Jersey and its subdivisions. Further, this list and similar postings are not intended to necessarily represent the entirety of documents missing from specific record groups.

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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1779

22 May 1779 An Act to repeal five several Acts therein named, exempting certain Persons employed in manufacturing Salt and Iron from military Duty.

24 May 1779 An Act to confirm the Last Will and Testament of George Brown, late of the Township of Woodbridge, in the County of Middlesex, deceased.

26 May 1779 An Act for vesting in Moses Tucker a Title for certain Lands in the County of Essex, purchased of Samuel Smith, now a Fugitive with the Enemy.

28 May 1779 An Act to amend an Act, intitled, An Act for the better enabling the Judges and Justices of this Colony to ascertain and tax Bills of Cost, and for making Provision by Law for the Payment of the Service of the several Officers of the Colony, and for preventing the said Officers from taking exorbitant Fees; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

31 May 1779 An Act for vesting the Estate of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, within this State, in Trustees, to discharge by the Sale thereof, or of so much as may suffice, the Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same, and to convey to him the Remainder, if any be.

8 June 1779 A Supplementary Act to an Act, intitled, An Act for the Support of the Government of the State of New-Jersey, to commence the thirteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-eight, and to end the second Tuesday in October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-nine; and to discharge the publick Debts and Charges thereof.

8 June 1779 An Act to raise the Sum of One Million Pounds in the State of New-Jersey.

8 June 1779 An Act for calling out of Circulation, and for sinking all Bills of Credit heretofore emitted in this State which the same was a Colony.

8 June 1779 An Act to amend an Act, intitled, An Act for the Settlement and Relief of the Poor.

8 June 1779 An Act to amend an Act, intitled, An Act subjecting Real Estate in the Province of New-Jersey to the Payment of Debts, and directing the Sheriff in his Proceedings, thereon.

9 June 1779 An Act to empower the Clerks of the several Counties to administer the official and other necessary Oaths to certain Officers in such Counties, and for procuring to the Secretary of the State, Returns of the Names of such Officers.

9 June 1779 An Act more effectually to apprehend and bring to Justice, Persons charges with certain atrocious Offences against the Peace of the State.

9 June 1779 An Act for recruiting by voluntary Enlistment the three Regiments of this State, in the Service of the United States.

10 June 1779 An Act to continue an Act, intitled, An Act for regulating the Election of the Members of the Legislative Council and Assembly, Sheriffs and Coroners of the State of New- Jersey; and to revive the Supplement thereto.

10 June 1779 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of certain Meadows within Holmes Bank
in the Township of Hopewell, in the County of Cumberland, to make, repair, and maintain
a Road leading into the same, by a Tax on the said Meadow.

10 June 1779 An Act to prevent Persons from passing through the State without proper Passports.

10 June 1779 An Act for the Relief and Support of maimed and disabled Officers, Soldiers and Seamen and of the Widows and Children of such as fall in Battle, or otherwise lose their Lives in the military or naval Services.

11 June 1779 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of certain Meadows, in the Township of Newark, in the County of Essex, to erect a Dam across Maple Island Creek; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

11 June 1779 A Supplement to an Act, intitled, An Act to embody, for a limited Time, One Thousand of the Militia of this State, for the Defence of the Frontiers thereof.

11 June 1779 A Supplementary Act to an Act, intitled, An Act for the more easy and expeditious Recovery of Penalties on forfeited Recognizances, and for the Appropriation of the Monies arising from the same, and from Fines and Amercements; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

11 June 1779 An Act to provide for the better Subsistence of the Troops of this State, in the Service of the United States.

11 June 1779 An Act to provide for the Cloathing of the Quota of Forces raised or to be raised in this State for the Service of the United States, and to repeal the laws now in Force for.

12 June 1779 An Act to secure to the Owners and Possessors of such Lands, lying in the Townships of Woodbridge and Piscataway, in the County of Middlesex, the Inclosures of which have been destroyed in the Course of the present War, the Use and Benefit of the said
Lands, as Common of Pasture, under certain Regulations.

12 June 1779 A Supplementary Act to an Act, intitled, An Act for the regulating, training and arraying of the Militia.

12 June 1779 An Act for the Removal of Criminals, for their more safe Custody; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

12 June 1779 An Act for the defraying sundry Incidental Charges.

27 September 1779 An Act to procure a Supply of Flour for the Use of the Army.

30 September 1779 An Act for the Relief of John Gill, of the Township of Newtown, in the County of Gloucester, one of the Commissioners of the Loan-Office, respecting the Loss of a Sum of publick Money, taken by the Enemy.

5 October 1779 A Supplement to an Act, intitled, An Act to render certain Bills of Credit a legal Tender within this State, and to prevent the counterfeiting of the same and other Bills of Credit.

6 October 1779 A Supplementary Act to an Act, intitled, An Act to raise the Sum of One Million Pounds in the State of New-Jersey.

7 October 1779 An Act to prohibit the Exportation of Provisions from the State of New-Jersey.

7 October 1779 An Act to continue an Act, intitled, An Act to revive and continue the Process and Proceedings returnable to, and depending in, the Supreme Court of Judicature of this State, and to ascertain the Times and Places of holding the said Court.

7 October 1779 An Act for defraying sundry incidental Charges.

9 October 1779 A Supplement to an Act, intitled, An Act the better to prevent the concealing of stray Cattle, Horses and Sheep.

9 October 1779 An Act to embody, for a limited Time, Four Thousand of the Militia of this State, by voluntary Enlistment.

16 November 1779 An Act to divorce Christiana Saunders, late Longstreat, from her Husband John Saunders.

22 November 1779

An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Gifford with Elizabeth his Wife.

30 November 1779 An Act for altering certain Parts of the Main Road, leading through the County of Gloucester, from Salem to Burlington.

4 December 1779 An Act to alter the Place of holding the Supreme Court of Judicature of this State, and to ascertain the Times for holding the same; and also to alter and ascertain the Times of holding the Inferior Court of Common Pleas and Court of General Quarter Session of the Peace for the County of Hunterdon.

8 December 1779 An Act for the Relief of Joshua Stout, the Purchaser of a certain Tract of Land, in the County of Hunterdon, of Thomas Leonard, now a Fugitive with the Enemy.

8 December 1779 An Act to vest the Justices of the Supreme Court with Power to grant Process to compel the Attendance of Witnesses at Court-Martial.

14 December 1779 An Act granting unto Henry Guest, for a limited Time, the sole Right if making and selling the Blubber by him lately invented.

15 December 1779 An Act to continue an Act, intitled, An Act to alter the Place of holding Inferior Court of Common Pleas and General Quarter Session of the Peace for the County of Middlesex.

15 December 1779

An Act to prevent Engrossing, Forestalling and Enhancing the Prices of Produce, Manufacture and Merchandize, within this State.

18 December 1779 An Act to raise the Sum of Three Million Three Hundred and Seventy-five Thousand Pounds, in the State of New Jersey.

21 December 1779 An Act for limiting the Prices of various Articles, and to prevent the Withholding from Sale the Necessaries of Life.

22 December 1779

An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of Meadow lying between Mud Creek Sluice and Wright's Landing, bounding on Salem Creek, in the County of Salem, to erect and keep in Repair the Dams, Banks, Sluices and other Water-Words, to open and keep clear the necessary Water-Courses, and to make such Line-Ditches as are therein described lawful Fences.

23 December 1779 An Act to provide for the Payment of the several Officers of the Government of the State of New-Jersey, to commence the thirteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-nine, and to end the second Tuesday in October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty inclusive, and to discharge the publick Debts and other contingent Charges thereof.

24 December 1779 An Act for regulating the Election of Members of the Legislative Council and Assembly, Sheriffs and Coroners of the State of New-Jersey, and also to direct the Election of Delegates to represent the said State in the Congress of the United States.

24 December 1779 An Act to empower the Justices of the Peace for the County of Somerset to commit Offenders to Gaol in any of the neighbouring Counties.

25 December 1779 An Act to continue an Act, intitled, An Act to prohibit the Exportation of Provisions from the State of New-Jersey.

25 December 1779 A Supplementary Act to an Act, intitled, An Act for granting an annual Salary to the Secretary of State, in Lieu of his Fees on the Commissions of Justices, Coroners and Militia Officers.

25 December 1779 An Act to revive and continue and Act, intitled, An Act to provide for the better Subsistence of the Troops of this State, in the Service of the United States.

25 December 1779 An Act for augmenting the Fees of certain Civil Officers and others, and for raising the Fines and Forfeitures to which they are liable for Neglect or Refusal of Duty, and for suspending Parts of sundry Acts therein mentioned.

25 December 1779 An Act for defraying sundry Incidental Charges.

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Updated May 29, 2013