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Document recovery and amnestry public notice missing documents 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
1728-1740

1727/1728 An Act for naturalizing John Boshart, Ann Rosina his wife, Christopher Boshart and Dorothy Boshart, their Children, being Infants.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for the Amendment of the Law relating to High-ways and Bridges: For explaining Clauses in several former Acts concerning the Power of the Justices and Free-holders therein mentioned: And for directing the Method for raising of Money to pay for the Bridge last built over South-River.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for the shortning of Law-Suits, and regulating the Practice and Practitioners of the Law, and other Officers.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act concerning the acknowledging and registring Deeds and Conveyances of Land, and declaring how the Estate or Right of a Feme Covert may be conveyed or extinguished.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for vesting the Right of Election of Representatives to serve in the General Assembly of this Province, in the County of Hunterdon, in the Western Division thereof, and for suspending the Choice of the Town of Salem, until some future Provision made.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for lessening the Salaries of the Commissioners, appointed to manage the Loan-Offices, in the several Counties of this Province.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act, the better to prevent the concealing of Stray Cattle, Horses, and Sheep.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for the Making of twenty four thousand seven hundred and sixty pounds in bills of Credit, in Order to Exchange the bills of Credit formerly made Current in this province by An Act passed in the year of our Lord 1723.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for the Limitation of Actions, and for avoiding Suits in Law.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for preventing malicious Prosecutions on Indictments and other Suits of the Crown, on Indictments, and other Suits of the Crown, and rectifying sundry Abuses in the Proceedings thereon.

10 February 1727/1728 An Act for appropriating a Part of the Interest Money paid into the Treasury, by Virtue of a Law of this province, to the incidental Charges of this Government, and for subjecting the Residue to future Appropriations.

8 July 1730 An Act for Naturalizing Christina Elrington, Widow, and Susanna Roeters.

8 July 1730 An Act for the building of a Town-House and Goal in the County of Monmouth.

8 July 1730 An Act for preventing Small Stone-Horses running at large in this Province.

8 July 1730 An Act to encourage the killing of Wolves and Panthers.

8 July 1730 An Act to inforce the Payment of the incidental Charges of this Government out of the Interest Money by a former Law of this Province subjected to future Appropriations.

8 July 1730 An Act for securing the Freedom of Assemblies.

8 July 1730 An Act for the better enabling of divers Inhabitants of the Province of New-Jersey to hold Lands, and invest them with Priviledges of natural born Subjects of the said Province.

8 July 1730 An Act for the more speedy Recovery of Legacies that have been, or may be given in this Province; and for affirming such Acts of Administrators, Bona Fide, done before Notice of a Will.

16 August 1733 An Act for appropriating Part of the Interest Money paid or payable into the Treasury, to the incidental Charges of this Government.

16 August 1733 An Act for making Forty Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit.

16 August 1733 An Act for the better enforcing an Ordinance made for establishing of Fees for regulating the Practice of the Law.

16 August 1733 An Act for naturalizing Henry Marshon of the County of Hunterdon, Planter, Peter Demon and Peter Knott of the County of Monmouth, Planters.

16 August 1733 An Act for the further Support of this Government.

16 August 1733 An Act for the Relief and Discharge of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt.

16 August 1733 An Act for the better enabling of Creditors to recover their just Debts from Debtors who abscond themselves

15 March 1738/1739 An Act for naturalizing Peter Tranberg, Jacob Forsman, Nicholas Dahlberg, Nicholas Bud, Johannes Casparus Koch, Katherine, his Wife, and three Sons, namely Joseph Koch, Anthony Koch, and Jacobus Koch; Casper Wister, Henry Fisher, John Bloom, John Peter Zanger, John Vandreson, John Dewit, and Charles Duran.

31 July 1740 An Act for raising of Money for finishing and compleating the Goal and Court-House, already erected at Newark in the County of Essex.

31 July 1740 An Act to explain what shall be a legal Settlement, for any Person within this Province.

31 July 1740 An Act for naturalizing Peter Soulard.

31 July 1740 An Act for the better enabling of Creditors to recover their just Debts from Persons who abscond themselves.

31 July 1740 An Act to lay certain Taxes on Hawkers, Pedlars, or Petty Chapmen within this Province.

31 July 1740 An Act for restraining the burning of the Woods, Marshes, and Meadows.

31 July 1740 An Act to enable the Freeholders, in Conjunction with three Justices of the Peace, to choose a Collector for each respective County within this Province.

31 July 1740 An Act for making current two Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit, for victualing and transporting the Troops to be raised in this Colony, for His Majesty's Service on the intended Expedition to the West-Indies. And for making Provision for sinking the same Sum, in interest Money in Liew thereof.

31 July 1740 An Act for naturalizing Johannes Martinus Vanharlinghen.

31 July 1740 An Act to erect and establish Courts, in the several Counties of this Province, for the Tryal of small Causes.

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