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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
1762-1764

10 March 1762 An Act for granting an additional Supply, for the Finishing the Secretary's Offices at Burlington and Perth-Amboy.

10 March 1762 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadows on a Branch of Newton Creek, in the County of Gloucester, (commonly called the Back Creek) to erect and maintain a Bank, Dam, and other Water-Works, across the said Creek, in order to prevent the Tide from overflowing the same; and to keep the former Water-Course of said Creek open and clear.

10 March 1762 An Act to impower the Managers of the Bound-Brook Bridge, in the County of Somerset, to raise by Lottery a Sum of Money, for rebuilding and Compleating the said Bridge.

10 March 1762 An Act to impower the Church-Warden and Vestry-Men of St. Mary's Church, in the City of Burlington, to raise by Lottery, a Sum of Money for repairing the Church, Parsonage-House and Burying-Ground in said City.

10 March 1762 An Act to Compleat the New-Jersey Regiment to Six Hundred and Sixty-six effective Volunteers, Officers included.

10 March 1762 An Act, for naturalizing George Beck, Jacob Wigmore, and Stephen Sarich.

28 April 1762 An Act directing the Treasurers of this Colony, to pay the Commander in Chief of all His Majesty's Forces in North-America, the Sum of One Thousand Six Hundred and Two Pounds, for His Majesty's Service; to be repaid when His Majesty shall think proper: And for other Purposes therein mentioned.

28 April 1762 An Act for naturalizing Christian Syberberg, and others.

25 September 1762 An Act to impower the Trustees of the College of New-Jersey, to raise by a Lottery, a Sum of Money for the Use of said College.

25 September 1762 An Act for rendering void the Lottery lately made by Peter Gordon, for the Sale of certain Lands lying in the County of Middlesex, and to relieve and secure the Trustees and Managers of the said Lottery, against any Action that is, or may be brought against them, concerning the same.

25 September 1762 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Marsh and Swamp, lying on a small Creek called Pumpessy or Walker's Creek, in the Township of Chester, in the County of Burlington, to erect and maintain a Bank, Dam, and other Water- Works, across the said Creek, in order to prevent the Tide from overflowing the same.

25 September 1762 An Act to enable the Owners of the Meadows and Marshes on the East Side of Great Mantua Creek, in the County of Gloucester, to drain the said Marshes, and to keep their Tide Bank in proper Repair.

25 September 1762 An Act to prevent Persons prosecuted in the Colony of New-York, for Trespasses committed on Sandy-Hook, being again prosecuted in New-Jersey, on the same.

25 September 1762 An Act to provide for the Inlisting, Cloathing, and Pay of Sixty-six effective Volunteers, Officers included, to be employed in his Majesty's Service from and after the first Day of November next; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

25 September 1762 A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act to preserve the Navigation of the Rivers and Creeks, within the Colony of New-Jersey.

25 September 1762 A Supplement to the Act for regulating Roads and Bridges.

25 September 1762 An Act for laying a Duty upon Negroes and Mulatto Slaves, imported into this Province.

25 September 1762 An Act to enable the Owners of Meadows and Marshes lying on the Westerly Side of Raccoon Creek, in the County of Gloucester, to keep out the Tide from overflowing the same.

25 September 1762 An Act to postpone the Drawing of the Province Lottery.

3 June 1763 An Act for subjecting the Estates of the General Proprietors of the Eastern Division of this Colony, to the Indemnification of this Province, from any Expence in running the Line between New-Jersey and New-York.

3 June 1763 An Act for Naturalizing Jacob Albright, Daniel Dorn, Nicholas Angle, Benedict Yare, Johannes Vos, Gabriel Hymer, Johannes Heyler, Cornelius Ferberg, Joseph Huppell, and John Snyder.

3 June 1763 An Act for submitting the Property of Lands which are held or claimed by any of his Majesty's Subjects as lying within this Colony, and are affected by the Controversy about the Boundary or Partition-Line between this Colony and the Colony of New-York, to such a Method of Decision as his most Gracious Majesty shall think proper, by his Royal Commission, or otherwise, to appoint.

3 June 1763 An Act to provide for the Pay of the New-Jersey Regiment, for the Month of November, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Two; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

7 December 1763 An Act to continue an Act, entitled, An Act for better settling and regulating the Militia of this Colony, of New-Jersey, for the repelling Invasions and suppressing Insurrections and Rebellions.

7 December 1763 An Act for regulating Constables and Vendues, and for better regulating Taverns.

7 December 1763 A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act to regulate the Size of Traps to be hereafter set in this Colony.

7 December 1763 An Act to prohibit the selling of Guns, Gun-powder, or other warlike Stores, to the Indians.

7 December 1763 An Act to suppress Fairs in the Town of Salem.

7 December 1763 An Act for making current Ten Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit, to
enable the Inhabitants of this Colony to protect and defend their Frontiers from any Invasions which may be made upon the same by the Enemy; and more particularly for making Provisions for the Guard and Defence of the Frontiers of this Province, along the River Delaware, in the County of Sussex, and other Places adjacent, by fitting up and repairing Block-Houses, and supplying the same with such a Number of Forces as shall be thought necessary for that Purpose; and also for directing the Manner of Sinking the said Bill of Credit.

23 February 1764 An Act for submitting the Property of Lands which are held or claimed by any of his Majesty's Subjects as laying within this Colony, and are affected by the Controversy about the Boundary or Partition Line between this Colony and the Colony of New-York, to such a Method of Decision as his most Gracious Majesty shall think proper, by his Royal Commission, or otherwise, to appoint.

23 February 1764 An Act for the Support of Government of his Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-four, and to end the Twenty-first day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-five; and to discharge the publick Debts and contingent Charges thereof.

23 February 1764 An Act for subjecting the Estates of the General Proprietors of the Eastern Division of this Colony, to the Indemnification of this Province, from any Expence in running the Line between New-Jersey and New-York.

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