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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
1765

20 June 1765

An Act to prevent Waste from being committed upon the Common Land allotted to the Patent of Secaucus, in the Corporation of Bergen.

20 June 1765 An Act to indemnify the Treasurers of this Province, or either of them, for the Sum of Two Hundred Pounds, to be lent for the Relief of the Inhabitants of the County of Sussex.

20 June 1765 A Supplementary Act to an Act, entitled, An Act for regulating Constables and Vendues, and for better regulating Taverns.

20 June 1765 An Act for building a Stone Bridge over Assanpink, near Robert Lettis Hooper's Mills.

20 June 1765 An Act for appointing Commissioners to view the Ground, and report to the next Session of General Assembly, of the Practicality of laying out strait Roads through certain Parts of the Province of New-Jersey, and for establishing a Fund to defray the Expence of the same.

20 June 1765 An Act to constitute and make Crosswicks Creek a good and lawful Fence, from the Place known by the Name of Watson's Ferry, down to the Mouth of the same.

20 June 1765 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Marsh and Swamp lying on a small Creek called Newport, between the Townships of Stow-Creek and Greenwich, in the County of Cumberland, 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.

20 June 1765 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadow and Swamp, lying on Little Mantua Creek, in the County of Gloucester, to keep up and maintain the Dam, Bank and other Water Works across the said Creek, and to keep the Water Course thereof open and clear.

20 June 1765 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of the Meadows lying on Newtown Creek, near the Head thereof, in the County of Gloucester, to repair and maintain a Bank and other Water Works, heretofore erected and made across the said Creek, and to keep the former Water Course of the said Creek open and clear.

20 June 1765

An Act to enable the Proprietors and Owners of the Meadows on Assisconck or Birch Creek, to deepen and widen the said Creek, from an Old Mill Dam formerly owned by Job Lippincott, to the Forks, and from thence up the South or Mattacopenny Branch, as far as the upper Part of Barker's Land, and up the North or Petticoat Branch, as far as the Head of Black's Place, occupied by Benjamin Gibbs.

20 June 1765

An Act to enable the Reverend Mr. Colin Campbell, the present Rector of Said Mary's Church in Burlington, with the Church-Wardens and Vestry-Men of said Church, or the major Part of them, to sell Two Hundred and Six Acres of Land in Somerset County, devised to the Ministry of said Church; and to enable the Trustees to put the same to Interest, until a convenient Glebe can be purchased near the said Church; and other Purposes therein mentioned.

20 June 1765 An Act to enable the Honourable Charles Read, Esq; to erect a Dam over Batstow Creek, and also to enable John Estell to erect a Dam over Atsion River.

20 June 1765 An Act to naturalize John Houze, Peter Hendrick Striepers, John Herbergs, John William Pollman, and Peter Kurtz.

20 June 1765 An Act for regulating the Practice of the Law, and other Purposes therein-mentioned.

20 June 1765 An Act for building and maintaining a Draw Bridge over Raccoon Creek, in the County of Gloucester, near the Mouth of said Creek.

20 June 1765 An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.

20 June 1765 An Act to suppress Fairs in the Town of Greenwich.

20 June 1765

An Act for laying out a Road from Newark, in the County of Essex, to the publick Road leading from Bergen Point to Paulus Hook, on Hudson's River, in the County of Bergen; and for the erecting and establishing Ferries across the Rivers Passaick and Hackinsack.

20 June 1765

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-five, and to end the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-six; and to discharge the publick Debts and contingent Charges thereof.

20 June 1765


An Act to provide for the Pay of the New-Jersey Regiment, from the First Day of November, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-four, to the Twentieth Day of December following; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

20 June 1765


An Act for collecting and securing the Books of Mortgages, formerly kept by the Loan Offices in the several Counties of this Province.

20 June 1765



An Act to revive and amend an Act, entitled, An Act to raise a Fund for defraying Damages done by Dogs in the Province of New-Jersey.

20 June 1765



An Act to explain and amend an Act, entitled, A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act to regulate the Size of Traps, etc. and to prohibit the Watching with a Gun in the Night Time, and other Purposes therein mentioned.

20 June 1765

An Act to alter so much of the Road leading from Elizabeth-Town, to the Point commonly called Elizabeth-Town Point, as goes through the Tract called the Point Tract, and laying out a strait Road through the same.

20 June 1765

An Act to amend and revive 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.

20 June 1765

An Act appointing Commissioners to take Care of, and Let the Barracks erected in this Colony of New-Jersey, at such Times as the same shall not be needed for the Use of Soldiers; and to sell such Articles therein contained as are perishable, and have been purchased at the Expence of the said Colony.

20 June 1765

A Supplement to an Act passed in the First Year of King George the Third, intitled, An Act for building and maintaining a Bridge over Cooper's Creek, and rebuilding and maintaining other bridges on the great Roads from Burlington County to Coopers Ferries; and for keeping the new Road from Burlington to the said Ferries in Repair.

20 June 1765 An Act for preventing Frauds by Mortgages which shall be made and executed after the First Day of January, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-six.

20 June 1765 An Act for granting a Bounty upon the raising of Flax and Hemp, and planting of Mulberry Trees in this Colony for raising of Raw Silk.

20 June 1765

A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act for preventing the Waste of Timber, Pine and Cedar Trees and Poles within this Province of New-Jersey, and to lay a Duty upon all Pine and Hogshead Staves exported out of the same, to any of the neighbouring Colonies.

20 June 1765



A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act for restraining the burning of Woods, Marshes and Meadows.

20 June 1765



An Act to repair the publick Roads in the Township of Chesterfield, in the County of Burlington, by a Tax on the Inhabitants of the same.

20 June 1765



An Act to enable the Treasurers of this Colony, or either of them, to receive and pay certain Sums of Money therein mentioned, and give a proper Discharge for the Sum received.

20 June 1765

An Act to regulate the Method of taking Fish in the River Delaware, and to prevent Obstructions in the Navigation thereof, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

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