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Non-Governmental Records - Miscellaneous Business Records and Store Accounts


Records relating to transportation (railroad, canal, trolley) companies are listed on other pages linked below. The State Archives does not actively collect records of private industry.

Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about the State Archives' accessioning guidelines.


See also:
Secretary of State - Corporate Filings
Non-Governmental Records - Delaware and Raritan Canal
Non-Governmental Records - Morris Canal
Non-Governmental Records - Railroad Company Records


Series:
Charles P. Acton, Inc.
Financial Records, 1926-1930
Control #:
PACTO001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 vols.)
Notes:
This company was located in Salem, NJ.

Series:
Batsto Iron and Glass Works
Account Books (Arthur D. Pierce Collection), 1821-1892
Control #:
PBATS001
Format:
10 c.f. (86 vols.); 23 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
M. J. Bennett and Sons
Records, 1853-1904
Control #:
PBENN001
Format:
4.5 c.f. (3 boxes and 19 vols.)
Arrangement:
Roughly by record type

Series:
John Black
Day Book, Springfield, 1796-1808
Control #:
PBLAC001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Bridgeton Evening News
Photographic Negative Collection, ca. 1929-ca. 1951
Control #:
PBRID001
Format:
5 c.f. (8 boxes)
Arrangement:
By negative number
Notes:
Photography by Graham L. Schofield.

Series:
Burlington County Association
Policy Book C and Bylaws, 1846-1856
Control #:
PBURL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 vol., 2 indexes and 1 broadside)
Arrangement:
By policy number
Notes:
Recorded insurance policies include name of insured and description of building.

Series:
Charles Butcher
Account Book, Bordentown, 1868-1869
Control #:
PBUTC001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Delaware Manufacturing Company
Minute Book, 1847-1866
Control #:
PDELM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
David A. Depue
Law Compendium, 1848-1849
Control #:
PDEPU001
Format:
1.2 c.f. (5 vols.)
Notes:
Mr. Depue resided or practiced in Belvidere, Warren Co., NJ.

Series:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc.
Aerial Negatives and Prints of New Jersey Sites, 1946-1949, 1951 & 1957
Control #:
PFAIR001
Format:
7 c.f. (14 boxes)
Arrangement:
Numeric by negative number
Notes:
Includes low-altitude, oblique aerial photographs and negatives.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Albert H. Heusser
The Manor and Forges of Ringwood Compilation, 1759-1923
Control #:
PHEUS001
Format:
1 c.f. (5 vols.)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
There is a name and subject index at the beginning of each volume.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Hoboken Land and Improvement Company
Published Incorporation Act with Supplements and other Acts, 1859
Control #:
PHOBO001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 pamphlet)

Series:
J. P. & J. L. Holmes
Account Books, 1825-1886
Control #:
PHOLM001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (3 vols.)
Notes:
Merchants of Middletown Pointe & Shrewsbury, Monmouth County.

Series:
William Inglis & Co.
Journals and Ledger, 1854-1857
Control #:
PINGL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (3 vols.)
Notes:
This company was located in Paterson, Passaic Co., NJ; the books were used as exhibits in a Passaic Circuit Court case.

Series:
Jack Johnson Mining Company
Letter Book of Barker Gummere Jr., Treasurer, 1899-1900
Control #:
PJACK001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Volume was removed from an accession of Mercer Co. naturalization records; it had been used to store loose deposition material.

Series:
Joseph Johnston
Day Book, Lebanon Township (Hunterdon County), 1818-1819
Control #:
PJOHS001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Legislative Index of New Jersey, Inc.
Publications, 1941-1996
Control #:
PLEGI001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological within publication
Notes:
Includes issues of the Legislative Roster and photographic issues of the Legislative Index.

Series:
W. J. Magie, Counsellor at Law
Docket, Elizabeth (Union County), 1863-1872
Control #:
PMAGI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
John G. Mason/Clayton Wistar
Account Book, 1831-1832
Control #:
PMASO001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 small booklet)

Series:
Mercer Cemetery at Trenton
Burial Records, 1846-1973
Control #:
PMERC001
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes, 6 card drawers)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Card index located in Manuscript Reading Room.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
National Storage Company
Records, 1882-1950
Control #:
PNATS001
Format:
2 c.f. (8 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Part of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company deposit. See also National Docks Railway Company Records.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey and New York Abattoir Company
Journal, Ledger, and Cash Book, 1891-1893
Control #:
PNEJA001
Format:
1 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Part of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company deposit.

Series:
New Jersey Steel and Iron Company
Minutes, 1868-1917
Control #:
PNEJS001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
New Jersey Zinc Company
Records, 1852-1966
Control #:
PNEJZ001
Format:
38 c.f. (various)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes maps; day book; 1852 reports (financial, geological, etc.) and records relating to sale of tracts in Ogdensburg, NJ.

Series:
Newark Savings Institution
Records, 1868-1892
Control #:
PNEWS001
Format:
24 c.f. (28 vols.)
Notes:
Includes Signature and Test Books (1868-1877 & 1878-1884), Account Ledgers (1869-1892), and a Transfer Ledger (1870-1877).

Series:
Aaron Prall (1763-1847)/Benjamin Prall (died 1791)
Account Book, 1774-1815
Control #:
PPRAL001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Thomas Sinnickson
Ledger, Salem County, 1767-1774
Control #:
PSINN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Telephone, Telegraph and Cable Company of America
Records, 1899-1906
Control #:
PTELE001
Format:
10 c.f. (25 vols.)

Series:
Trenton City Bridge Company
Toll-Keeper's Account Book, 1871-1877
Control #:
PTREN001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Union Manufacturing Company/Trenton Calico Printing Manufactory
Records, 1834-1852
Control #:
PUNIO001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By document type
Finding Aid:
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Series:
John I. Westervelt
Store Ledger, 1813-1819
Control #:
PWEST001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Store located near Radburn and Fairlawn, Bergen County.

Series:
Windsor Mill, East Windsor Township (Mercer County)
Account Ledger, 1840
Control #:
PWIND001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 disbound ledger)


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Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Miscellaneous Business Records, 1711-1926
Control #:
SNJSA002
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological or by accession number

Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Miscellaneous Business Ledgers, 1789-1918
Control #:
SNJSA022
Format:
7 c.f. (27 vols.)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 117.82 c.f. of paper records and 23 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/17/2006