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    Goodspeedhistories Index of Articles (fair warning - it is a massive amount of information, but in an
    often entertaining and always informative 'easy read' style)

    I. West West New Jersey
    2. Hunterdon County
    3. Delaware Township
    4. Articles by Egbert T. Bush
    5. Articles by J. M. Hoppock
    6. Basic Sources

    Many of the stories in the West New Jersey section are strictly chronological, beginning with 1677. The
    whole section can be taken as one long story, and it is far from finished. Here is a list of the WNJ
    stories, starting from the beginning and ending with 1691, and also a separate category for Dr. Daniel
    Coxe, one-time governor of West New Jersey.

    The Early Years of West New Jersey
    How New Jersey Began (1/26/2014)
    West New Jersey, 1674-1680 (9/15/2009)
    Postscript to WNJ (9/28/2009)
    West New Jersey – 1680 (9/29/2009)
    West New Jersey in 1681 (10/12/2009)
    Life in West New Jersey, 1680 (10/19/2009)
    West New Jersey, 1682 (11/11/2009)
    West New Jersey, 1683 (11/16/2009)
    West New Jersey, 1684 (12/6/2009)
    How to Survive in West New Jersey (12/7/2009)
    West New Jersey, 1685 (12/11/2009)
    West New Jersey, 1686 (12/20/2009)
    John Reading and the Town of Gloucester, 1686 (12/31/2009)
    West New Jersey in 1687, Part One (1/9/2010)
    West New Jersey in 1687, Part Two (1/11/2010)
    William Cooper’s Manor House (1/15/2010)
    East New Jersey, West New Jersey (4/7/2010)
    Proprietary Land Titles (6/4/2010)
    West New Jersey, 1688 (7/14/2010)
    West NJ 1688 and Daniel Coxe part one (7/24/2010)
    1688, Daniel Coxe’s Schemes (7/31/2010)
    Coxe’s Landholdings, 1688 (7/31/2010)
    Quaker Justice, 1688 (8/3/2010)
    The Missing Records (8/9/2010)
    The Great Seal of West Jersey (8/11/2010)
    West New Jersey 1689, part one (9/29/2010)
    West New Jersey, 1689 part two (10/5/2010)
    West New Jersey 1690, part one (11/1/2010)
    West New Jersey 1690, part two (11/4/2010)
    Death of a “Negro Woman Servant” (11/23/2010)
    West New Jersey 1691 (3/30/2011)
    The Burlington Waterlots (4/17/2011)
    — to be continued —
    Regarding Dr. Daniel Coxe
    Daniel Coxe, Part 1 (4/7/2010)
    More on the Curious Dr. Daniel Coxe (4/8/2010)
    Daniel Coxe, Physician (4/10/2010)
    The “Inquisitive” Dr. Coxe (4/14/2010)
    The “Learned and Intelligent Dr. Daniel Coxe” (4/20/2010)
    The Radical Daniel Coxe (4/22/2010)
    Coxe and the Colonies, Part One (5/2/2010)
    The Carolina Constitutions (5/20/2010)
    Daniel Coxe, Merchant Investor (5/28/2010)

    I have not written enough about Hunterdon County—it is a large subject. 2014 is the 300th
    anniversary year for the county, a good time to reconsider its origins. I would also like to study its
    politics, some of its early families, and outstanding individuals. Here are some of the stories published
    so far:
    The Indians of Hunterdon County
    Interpreting Lenape (2/13/2011)
    The Lenape of Central New Jersey (9/23/2012)
    By Their Names You Shall Know Them (2/17/2013)
    Much more to write on this subject.
    Hunterdon’s First Landowners
    The people I write about in this section can be found on Hammond’s wonderful maps of the first
    landowners of Hunterdon County. I will never be able to write about all of them, but will start with
    some of the earliest landowners in the southern part of the county.
    Edward Kemp (9/2/2013)
    Richard Bull, Surveyor (12/8/13)
    Samuel Green (and Family)
    Samuel Green of West New Jersey (8/20/2009)
    Postscript to Samuel Green, part 1 (8/29/2009)
    Samuel Green and West New Jersey, part 2 (9/10/2009)
    The Thomas Green(e)s of West New Jersey (11/23/2010)
    The Greens of Amwell (2/1/2014)
    Richard Green and Elizabeth Wolverton (2/14/2014)
    “Michigan Fever” (11/7/2016)`
    The Lamberts of Amwell Township
    Two Lambert Farms, part one (9/25/2016)
    Sen. John Lambert’s Farm (10/6/2016)
    Gershom Lambert’s Farm (10/21/2016)
    From Reading to Larison (6/12/2015)
    From Robeson to Howell (6/19/2015)
    John Reading and the Creation of Hunterdon County
    Part One–As part of Burlington County
    Part Two–Reading Moves to Amwell Township
    Part Three–Hunterdon is Created; Death of John Reading
    Hunterdon in the Revolution
    All Roads Lead To Pittstown (2/26/2016)
    Washington’s Headquarters, Raritan Twp., 1777 (Sep 26, 1901) published 3/21/11
    Campground of the Continental Army, 1777 (Oct. 10, 1901) published2/26/2016
    Washington’s Headquarters, July 1777 (Oct 11, 1901) published 3/2/11
    White Hall Recruiting Station, 1775-1781 (Oct 24, 1901) published 3/20/11
    Home of Capt. David Jones (Aug 31, 1905) published 2/27/12
    Thomas Jones v David Johnes (2/27/2012) Regarding the collection and concealment of the boats used
    for Washington’s Crossing. This matter will probably never be resolved, and I expect to return to it.
    Hunterdon People
    John Reading’s Journal (10/17/2010). Much more needs to be written about one of the earliest and
    most important residents of Hunterdon County, the father of the John Reading who wrote a journal in
    the mid-18th century.
    Nathaniel Saxton Esq. (1/8/2012) and Saxton’s Politics (2/11/2012). Saxton had great influence in
    Delaware Township, but he was really a Hunterdon county man.
    Samuel Green Opdycke, Esq., another interesting, and somewhat tragic, Flemington lawyer. The
    second article describes his untimely end.
    Two other interesting Hunterdon people: Daniel Rittenhouse of Locktown and John Rake Jr. of Sand
    Death and Dying in 1850 Hunterdon–The Hunterdon Co. Mortality Schedule (10/31/14)
    The Conklings, Father and Son (11/8/14)
    Rev. Joshua Primmer (2/7/15)
    Query: Who Was William Nixon (4/17/15)
    The Wickecheoke Tribe of Red Men (11/13/15)
    Remembering Bill Hartman (5/18/16)
    The Ruin of A. S. Taylor (7/30/16)
    Return to Old Amwell (11/18/2016)
    John P. Rittenhouse (4/2/2017)
    John P. Rittenhouse, part two (4/14/2017)
    The Story of Little Jim, part one (8/5/2017)
    The Story of Little Jim, part two (8/11/2017)
    The Story of Little Jim, part three (8/18/2017)
    Letters of Sen. John Lambert
    Senator John Lambert was a resident of Delaware Twp. back when it was part of Amwell Township, but
    should really be considered a person with county-wide (and even national) influence.
    December 26, 1805 to Thomas Dennis (8/28/2012)
    Jan. 5, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (8/18/2012)
    January 16, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (9/6/2012)
    February 9, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (9/8/2012)
    February 22, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (9/9/2012)
    December 11, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (9/22/2012)
    December 28, 1807, to Susan Hoppock (10/2/2012)
    February 1, 1808, to Susan Hoppock (10/8/2012)
    February 19, 1808, to Susan Hoppock (10/28/2012)
    Many more to come.
    The Fox Family
    Fx1. The Quaker George Fox (6/13/2009)
    Fx2. Postscript to George Fox (6/21/2009)
    Fx3. George Fox of Hunterdon County (6/25/2009)
    Fx4. George Fox, Part 3 (7/1/2009)
    Fx5. Fox Descendants (7/3/2009)
    Fx6. The Will of George Fox, 1754 (7/6/2009)
    Fx7. Children of George and Mary Fox (7/10/2009)
    Fx8. The Fifth George Fox (7/16/2009)
    Fx9. The “Precocious” Edward Fox (7/22/2009)
    Fx10. Postscript to George Fox, 1700-1754 (7/24/2009)
    Fx11. Widow Mary Fox Goes to Court (7/26/2009)
    Fx12. George Fox in the Revolution (7/29/2009)
    The Bonham Family
    Bn1. Anchor Fox and Uriah Bonham (7/31/2009)
    Bn2. Children of Anchor Fox and Uriah Bonham (8/4/2009)
    Bn3. Mary Fox and Malakiah Bonham (8/7/2009)
    Bn4. What Happened to Malakiah Bonham? (8/11/2009)
    Hunterdon Places: Taverns
    John Anderson’s Tavern
    This 18th century tavern on Route 31 south of Ringoes was operated by Capt. John Anderson during
    the Revolution.
    Stockton: The Howell Tavern and Ferry House
    A House Divided, 9/27/2014
    Buchanan’s Tavern
    This old-time landmark at the intersection of Routes 523 and 579 proved to be a great opportunity to
    look into the Robins/Robbins family and the Buchanan family, beginning with Egbert T. Bush’s own
    article about it.
    E. T. Bush, Buchanan’s, A Tavern With a Long History, 9/22/2012
    The Two Taverns at Robins Hill (12/8/2012)
    The Two Taverns at Robins Hill part 2 (12/23/2012)
    Daniel Robins’ House (1/23/2013)
    The Two Taverns at Robins Hill part 3 (1/24/2013)
    The Two Taverns at Robins Hill, part 4 (3/9/2013) The Second Buchanan’s Tavern
    An 1835 Doodle (5/2/2013)
    Buchanan’s Tavern, the Last Chapter (5/3/2013)
    Delilah Buchanan’s Tavern License Application (8/13/2013)
    The Boarshead Tavern
    Another old-time landmark on Route 579 at the eastern end of Boarshead Road, it was in operation as
    early as 1757.
    E. T. Bush, Boarshead Tavern, 8/9/2013
    The Boarshead Tavern in the 18th Century, 8/25/2013
    A Mystery Village (10/4/14) – This one might not be in Hunterdon.
    Hunterdon Places: Churches
    Kingwood Baptist Church
    Baptists Divided, 2/21/2014
    A Scandal in Baptistown, 3/1/2014
    Other Hunterdon Places
    The Trout Cemetery, 10/11/14
    E. T. Bush, The Biggest Log Ever Brought to Stockton, 10/25/14
    Family Burying Grounds Matter, 9/26/15
    The Town of Clinton is Born, part 1, 7/8/16
    Three of a Kind, 6/10/16
    The Jubilee of 1826, 7/2/2013
    The Jubilee Continues, 7/3/2013
    The Fisher-Reading Mansion, 8/16/2015
    Hunterdon in the Civil War
    The Civil War Tax Assessmenets (10/30/2010)
    Civil War Taxes, part two (1/26/2011)
    Civil War Taxes, part three (1/29/2011)
    Civil War Taxes, part four (2/2/2011)
    Civil War Taxes, part five (3/5/2011)
    Hunterdon Co. Civil War Tax Assessments (5/12/2011)
    “Copperheadism” in Locktown (5/15/15)
    The Democratic Club of Delaware Twp., 1863 (6/5/15)
    1863 Politics in Delaware Twp. (10/9/15)
    Democrats & Union Men, continued (10/27/15)
    The Two John Barbers (11/7/15)
    Benjamin Ellicott’s Diary (4/17/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, continued (5/22/2015)
    The Civil War in 1862 ( 5/29/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, January 1863 (7/18/2015)
    Ellicott’s Diary, February 1863 (8/30/2015)
    Ellicott’s Diary, March 1863 (9/5/2015)
    Ellicott’s Diary, April 1863 (9/11/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, June 1863 (10/9/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, July 1863, part one (10/16/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, July 1863, part two (10/23/15)
    Ellicott’s Diary, August 1863 (10/29/15)
    Also, I published an article in The Delaware Township Post on March 1, 2009, titled Pole Raising in the
    Days of Lincoln that borrowed heavily from an article by E. T. Bush, “The Old Frog Tavern,” in 1929.

    Bridge-LogoIn 2013, my home town celebrated its 175th birthday. In honor of the event, I have
    written a series on its creation, which was also the creation of Raritan Township, both carved out of old
    Amwell Township. Other series specific to Delaware Twp. include Raven Rock, the Green Sergeant
    Covered Bridge, the village of Headquarters, and villages in general. This is not an exhaustive list; for
    all articles pertaining to Delaware Township, please click on the the link to Delaware Township on the
    “Localities” page.
    The Creation of Delaware Township
    The Division of Amwell in 1838 (1/22/213)
    The Division of Amwell, part two (2/15/2013)
    Joseph Moore, “the Maverick Democrat” (3/2/2013)
    Delaware Township’s First Meeting (3/16/2013)
    First Officeholders of Delaware Township (3/23/2013)
    Delaware Township’s First Meeting, continued (3/27/2013)
    Overseers of Roads (5/10/2013)
    1838 Township Business: The Dog Tax (5/15/2013)
    Villages and Hamlets
    Delaware’s Villages and Mills (6/1/2010)
    What It Takes To Raise A Village, part one (2/13/2012)
    What It Takes To Raise A Village, part two (3/16/2012)
    Brookville & Horne’s Creek (2/8/2017)
    The Village of Headquarters
    Opdycke’s Mill, Headquarters NJ (8/9/2010)
    Who Saw George Washington? (8/20/2010)
    Tyson’s Mill at Headquarters (8/22/2010)
    Washington Didn’t Sleep in Delaware Twp. (2/27/2011)
    The Magic of Myths (2/20/2011)
    Thomas Jones v David Johnes (2/27/2012)
    Articles about Headquarters by other historians:
    E. T. Bush: “Headquarters” (11/7/1929; 8/10/2010)
    E. T. Bush: “Ben. Tyson’s Mill” (11/7/1935; 8/22/2010)
    J. M. Hoppock: “The Old Opdyke House” (7/27/1905; 8/22/2010)
    J. M. Hoppock: “Washington’s Headquarters, July 1777” (10/11/1901; 3/2/2011)
    J. M. Hoppock: “White Hall Recruiting Station, 1775-1781” (10/24/1901; 3/20/2011)
    J. M. Hoppock: “Home of Capt. David Jones” (8/21/1905; 2/27/2012)
    What’s In A Name – Skunktown
    The Sergeantsville Inn (5/14/2015)
    Sergeantsville Inn, part 2 (5/19/2016)
    Sergeantsville Inn, part 3 (6/17/2016)
    A Sergeantsville History by E. T. Bush (6/24/2016)
    Other Places in Delaware Township
    Ducks’ Flat, Part One and Part Two
    Post Offices
    This is a surprisingly interesting subject I hope to write more on, because the position of postmaster
    was a very political one.
    Postal Service in Delaware Township, 5/3/2012
    Delaware Township Post Offices, 5/5/2012
    Delaware Twp. Post Offices, part two, 5/5/2012
    Roads and Bridges
    Green Sergeants Covered Bridge (4/14/2011)
    Covered Bridge Tales (4/14/2011)
    Overshot v. Undershot (5/11/2011)
    Sparky’s Roadhouse, continued (4/21/2011)
    The Covered Bridge in the Automobile Age (4/29/2011)
    Citizens to the Rescue (5/1/2011)
    By E. T. Bush: Story of Green Sergeant’s Bridge and Its Builders (6/30/1935; 5/1/2011)
    A Post in the Road: The Stone Signpost on Ferry Road (4/26/2014)
    Raven Rock Road Bridge, Part One
    Raven Rock Road Bridge, Part Two
    Rittenhouse Road
    Raven Rock/Saxtonville and Bull’s Island
    Raven Rock and the Saxtonville Tavern (8/27/2011)
    Raven Rock (Saxtonville) & Bull’s Island, cont (9/1/2011)
    Bull’s Island Fisheries (9/6/2011)
    Quinby Conveyances (9/7/2011)
    Cooper & Curry (11/6/2011)
    Cooper & Curry, Aftermath (11/8/2011)
    Moses Quinby Departs (12/29/2011)
    Saxton in Raven Rock (1/10/2012)
    Reading Howell’s Map of 1785 (2/1/2012)
    Bull’s Island Bridge (2/13/2012)
    Saxton’s Saxtonville (3/14/2012)
    The Saxtonville Mill Changes Hands (5/9/2012)
    Nattie Saxton Addendums (5/19/2012)
    Saxtonville Mill Entangled in Debt (6/12/2012)
    The Last Chapter of the Saxtonville Mill (6/22/2012)
    Saxtonville Tavern’s First Innkeeper (7/20/2012)
    Saxtonville Tavern’s Last Chapter (8/10/2012)
    From a Reader (Barbara Ross, 8/18/2012)
    Return to Raven Rock (2/13/15)
    See also Nathaniel Saxton Esq. (1/8/2012) under Hunterdon Co. People.
    Delaware Township Churches
    Baptists Divided (Locktown Baptist Church)
    Some Controversial Baptist Ministers (Locktown)
    The Locktown Christian Church
    The Rosemont Methodist Church
    The Amwell Church of the Brethren
    Delaware Township Cemeteries
    CM1. Public Cemeteries in Delaware Twp., 3/29/2010
    CM2. The Cemeteries of Delaware Twp., 10/20/2010
    CM3. Cherry-VanCampen Cemetery, 8/27/2012
    CM4. Pine Hill Cemetery, 5/15/2013
    CM5. Sutton Family Burying Ground, 5/18/2013
    CM6. Opdycke Cemetery Revisited, 1/10/2015
    CM7. Hunting For A Cemetery (Opdycke), 1/10/2015
    CM8. Old Hunt Farm A Place of Interest, 8/14/2012 (Anderson Cemetery)
    CM9. The Locktown Baptist Cemetery, 2/20/2015
    CM10. The Locktown Christian Church Cemetery, 5/24/2014
    CM11. The Kitchen Cemetery, 6/27/2015
    CM12. The Rittenhouse Cemetery (Stockton), part one, 7/3/2015
    CM13. The Rittenhouse Cemetery, part two (7/10/2015)
    CM14. Pine Hill Cemetery, Revisited (8/30/2015)
    CM15. The Thatcher Burying Ground (10/3/15)
    CM16. The Moore Cemetery (1/22/16)
    CM17. A Stroll Through the Moore Cemetery (2/5/16)
    Cemetery Articles Published in the Delaware Township Post:
    The Moore Cemetery, 6/26/2009
    The Rake Cemetery, part 1, 12/13/2009
    The Rake Cemetery, part 2, 1/4/2010
    The Rake Cemetery, part 3, 1/13/2010
    The Rake Cemetery, part 4, 5/28/2010
    The Rake Cemetery, part 5, 5/29/2010
    Cemeteries waiting to be published: Barber, Lower Amwell, Reading-Johnson, Rosemont, Sand Brook,
    Sandy Ridge, Sergeantsville Methodist and Thatcher.
    Delaware Township Mills
    Delaware’s Villages and Mills, 6/1/2010
    The Mills of Delaware Township, 6/2/2010
    Mill Owners and Operators, 6/3/2010
    Overshot v. Undershot, 5/11/2011
    From the Delaware Township Post website:
    A History of Headquarters Mill, July 21, 2006
    The Mills of Delaware Township, part 1, Aug. 16, 2006
    Delaware Township Mills in the 19th Century, Aug. 6, 2007
    The Kitchen Mill of Sandbrook, June 6, 2010
    Delaware Township Farms & Houses
    The Bray Farm
    The Anderson Bray Farm, by E. T. Bush, 3/31/2012
    Andrew Bray and Sarah Rittenhouse, 4/9/2012
    The Bray Inheritance, 4/16/2012
    Asa Romine’s Beloved Farm, 12/19/2014
    The Pauch Farm
    The Greens of Amwell, 2/1/2014
    Richard Bull, Surveyor, 12/8/13
    Richard Green and Elizabeth Wolverton, 2/14/2014
    Generations of Greens, 3/8/2014
    Charles Sergeant and Sarah Green, 3/21/2014
    Joseph Sergeant and Jane Quick, 4/18/2014
    Rittenhouse/Bray, Wolverton/Sergeant and Cowdrick, 4/24/2014
    From Primmer to Pauch, 5/23/2014
    Sergeant’s Mills, Part Three, The Rosemont Valley
    Delaware Twp. Schools
    The Reading School, 6/1/2013
    The Van Dolah School, 3/27/2015
    The Manual Labor Institute, 7/15/2017

    4. Articles by Egbert T. Bush
    These articles, originally published in the Hunterdon County Democrat from 1929 to 1937, are given
    verbatim, but with extensive annotations. There were over 300 articles written by Mr. Bush. To date I
    have only published 37.
    Old-Time Sawmills Were a Joy to Watch
    “Headquarters” Has Two Buildings of Historic Interest
    Faded Old Paper Tells Little About Benjamin Tyson’s Mill
    Old Records Throw Light on the Ways of Past Ages
    Big Fish and Big Snows in Old Days
    Passing of Old Canal Feeder Matter For Regret
    In Days When the Great Fire Up the Chimney Roared
    The Stories Told in Bygone Days
    Story of Green Sergeant’s Bridge and Its Builders
    Raven Rock Was Once Bool’s Island
    Holcombe’s Mills and Thereabout
    Obituary for Egbert Trimmer Bush
    Anderson Bray Farm and the Pyatt Family
    Old Hunt Farm a Place of Interest
    Glen Eppelle Once Owned by Soldier of the Revolution
    Buchanan’s, A Tavern With a Long History
    Boarshead Tavern
    Harmony School Rightly Named
    Poor Horace Greeley
    Old Things and Old Time Ways
    That Big Willow and Other Trees
    Old Sentinel Oak Has Passed
    Drinking Toasts to the Government Popular Years Ago
    Milling Industry at Prallsville Back of Year 1792
    Biggest Log Ever Brought to Stockton
    Gathering Nuts Was Once an Industry
    Indians Thought Lightning Would Not Strike a Beech
    The “Oregon” School and Other Schools
    Ducks’ Flat
    The Supreme School
    How Locktown Got Its Name
    Lime and Trees and Other Things
    Slavery in Hunterdon
    Elisha Warford
    “California” in Franklin Township
    Old Barns Were Built For the Ages
    A Barn Raising Was a Big Event
    Much Mischief Was Blamed On A Witch
    Let’s Stop Off at Bowne Station
    Old Farms in Old Hunterdon, part 2 The Moores
    Farewell, Relic of Another Age (the old Moore house)
    The German Baptist Church of Amwell
    Fruits That Were, Fruits That Are (A “Paradise Lost” for Fruit)
    April 1st Was Once Moving Day (April Fool’s! We’re Moving!)
    Sergeantsville, A Town That Outlived Its Original Name (A Sergeantsville History)
    Brookville & Up the Hollow (Brookville & Horne’s Creek)
    Sergeant’s Mills Once a Busy Place, Part One and Part Two
    Requiem for a Monarch (A Monarch Falls in Stockton Boro)
    Working for Big Wages with Unkle Jaky Philhower

    Articles by J. M. Hoppock, as of 2015
    Campground of the Glorious Old Continental Army in 1777
    Amwell German Baptist Church
    The Old Oak–A Scrap of Local History
    Mr. and Mrs. Asa Romine
    The Old School Baptist Church at Locktown
    Rev. Joshua Primer
    Old Sergeant Mill
    Sergeant Mill and Mansion, 1745
    Hunterdon’s Oldest School House
    Home of Capt. David Jones
    Delaware’s Old-Time Mills
    Washington’s Headquarters, Raritan
    White Hall Recruiting Station, 1775-1781
    Washington’s Headquarters, July 1777
    The Old Opdyke House
    Obituary of Jonathan M. Hoppock
    Hoppock Articles Yet To Be Published:
    1901 Oct 10, Camp Ground of the Glorious Old Continental Army in 1777
    1902 Feb 13, First Brethren Church in NJ
    1902 Jun 26, The Williamson Homestead
    1905 Jun 8, The Poulson House at Grover
    1905 Jul 6, The Bowne Homestead
    1905 Aug 10, The Sandy Ridge Church
    1906 Apr 19, Neglected Revolutionary Heroes
    1906 Aug 30, Sergeantsville Hotel

    Detail of Hammond Map G
    Detail of Hammond Map G
    Note that although some of these articles date back a few years, they do get updated as new sources
    come to light. Even so, more updating is needed.
    Sources: New Jersey History (6/3/2009)
    Sources: Genealogies and Local History (6/23/2009)
    Basic Resources for Hunterdon County (6/17/2010)
    Sources: Early New Jersey Politics (6/13/2009)
    Sources: Historical Glossary (6/13/2009)
    Sources for West New Jersey (11/10/2010)
    Archival Sources (10/29/2010)
    Other Articles:
    James Wasse’s Surveys (10/17/2010)
    Burlington Waterlots (4/17/2010)
    Schafer, Shaffer or Shepherd (2/1/2012)
    A Lambert Glossary (10/13/2012)
    New Jersey History Online (4/1/2014)
    The Secrets to a Great House History (3/29/2014)
    House Histories, Part Two (4/4/2014)
    “In My Library”:
    John Reading’s Diary (10/17/2010)
    New Jersey, A History of the Garden State (2/13/2010)
    In My Library: Two New Books (6/17/2013)
    New Jersey’s Covered Bridges (4/12/2014)
    In My Library: Four New Books (5/8/2014)
    In My Library: Owning and Mapping the Land (10/4/14)
    In My Library: A Proprietary History (4/8/15)


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