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Legislature - Joint Session Records and Miscellaneous


See the Bureau of Archives & History Manuscript Collection (referenced below), Boxes 1-12 through 1-19, for early legislative papers.


Series:
Legislature
Petitions and Other Papers relating to Establishment of Municipalities and Municipal Boundaries, 1748-1859
Control #:
SLE00001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
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Series:
Legislature
Petitions and Other Papers relating to Bridges, Canals, Dams, Ferries and Roads, 1765-1835
Control #:
SLE00002
Format:
3.5 c.f. (5 boxes and 3 vols.)
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Series:
Legislature
Inventories of Damages by the British and Americans in New Jersey, 1776-1782
Control #:
SLE00003
Format:
1.5 c.f. (7 vols.); 2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By county
Notes:
Record damages done by soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
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Series:
Legislature
Vetoed Bills and Governors' Messages, 1915-2005
Control #:
SLE00004
Format:
35.5 c.f. (71 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year/session, then bill number

Series:
Legislature
Papers relating to the Construction and Renovation of the New Jersey State House, 1789-1845
Control #:
SLE00005
Format:
2.75 c.f. (7 boxes)
Arrangement:
Roughly chronological
Notes:
Most of these documents were removed from the series: Secretary of State's Office/ AM Papers.

Series:
Legislature
Miscellaneous Publications, 1970-1987
Control #:
SLE00006
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Legislature
Petitions and Other Papers relating to County Courthouses and the Establishment of Counties, 1760-1858
Control #:
SLE00007
Format:
0.55 c.f. (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
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Series:
Legislature
Certificates of Election to the Legislative Council and General Assembly, 1738-1822
Control #:
SLE00008
Format:
2 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Legislature
Minutes of the Joint Meeting, 1776-1944
Control #:
SLE00009
Format:
4 c.f. (8 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Legislature
Private Hearing Transcripts, 1952-1967
Control #:
SLE00010
Format:
3.75 c.f. (8 boxes)

Series:
Legislature
Record of Laws Passed during 1885-1886 [Revised Statutes Notebook], ca. 1937
Control #:
SLE00011
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
By chapter number within year
Notes:
This appears to be one of possibly many notebooks created for the 1937 revision of the New Jersey Statutes.

Series:
Legislature
Receipts for Money Paid to the Inhabitants of Trenton for Billeting Soldiers, 1757-1758
Control #:
SLE00012
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
A name index is included in the back of the volume. The receipts were examined by Theophilus Severns.

Series:
Legislature
Papers relating to the Barracks at Trenton, 1758-1793
Control #:
SLE00013
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
A subject and name index is included in the back of the volume. Includes records of legislative committee to build barracks, etc.

Series:
Legislature
Printed Bills and Resolutions, 1852
Control #:
SLE00014
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By bill number
Notes:
Includes printed Senate and Assembly bills, joint resolutions and miscellaneous documents.

Series:
Legislature
Printed Resolutions [Presentation Copies], 1962-1976
Control #:
SLE00015
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By date
Notes:
Includes mostly (unsigned) presentation copies of commemorative Senate resolutions; also one Assembly resolution.

Series:
Legislature
Resolutions and Petitions relating to Voting Machines and Reorganization of Election Bureau in Hudson County, 1940
Control #:
SLE00016
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Legislature
Bill Calendars, 1859-2001
Control #:
SLE00017
Format:
114 c.f. (424 vols.)
Notes:
Includes only a few pre-1910 items; 1925-1933 & 1937 missing.

Series:
Legislature
Petitions, Resolutions, Transactions, Accounts and Miscellaneous Papers, ca. 1700-1845
Control #:
SLE00018
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes petitions (1700-1845), resolutions (1777-1799), transactions (1777-1799), accounts (1776-1780) and miscellaneous.
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Series:
Legislature
Committee Reports [incomplete], 1840-1968
Control #:
SLE00019
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
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Series:
Legislature
Record of Chapter Laws Passed, 1914-1949
Control #:
SLE00021
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological & reverse chronological

Series:
Legislature
Joint Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Claims
Transcripts of Hearings on Claims Made against the State, 1968
Control #:
SLEAP001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Legislature
Joint Education Committee
Report, 1974
Control #:
SLEED001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Legislature
Joint Committee on Institutions and Welfare
Transcripts of Public Hearings on Senate Concurrent Res. No. 26 [Implementation of Title XIX - Medicaid], 1968
Control #:
SLEIN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (3 transcripts)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Legislature
Committee for Study of Occupational Diseases
Report and Recommendations, 1944
Control #:
SLEOC001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)
Notes:
Also relates to provisions in Workmen's Compensation laws.

Series:
Legislature
Comm. to Invest. Toll Charges on Port Authority Bridges
Report of Findings and Recommendations, 1941
Control #:
SLETO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)
Notes:
The Committee was appointed under SCR-5 (1940) to investigate toll charges on Port of NY Authority bridges between Staten Island & NJ.

Series:
Legislature
Legislative Commission on Water Supply
Records, 1955-1956
Control #:
SLEWA001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Office of Legislative Services
Hearings Unit
Public Hearing Transcripts, 1983-1996
Control #:
SOLHU001
Format:
64 c.f. (64 boxes)


Related records:


Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Manuscript Collection, 1680s-1970s
Control #:
SEDSL006
Format:
41.25 c.f. (66 boxes and 9 map folders); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes early records for: governors, legislature, courts, Hunterdon County, local elections, Revolutionary War, etc.

Series:
New Jersey Legislative Commission on Conflicts of Interest
Correspondence of Louis P. Marciante, Member, 1956-1957
Control #:
SZCON001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Series:
New Jersey Legislative Commission on Conflicts of Interest
Report to the Legislature, 1957
Control #:
SZCON002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Joint Legislative Commission on Financial Responsibility Laws
Assistant Secretary's Correspondence, 1950-1953
Control #:
SZFIN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 envelope)

Series:
Law Revision and Legislative Services Commission
Annual Reports to the Legislature, 1955-1961
Control #:
SZLAY001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (9 reports)

Series:
Legislative Commission to Study Narcotics
Minutes and Report, 1951-1952
Control #:
SZNAT001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (4 folders)

Series:
Joint Legislative Commission to Study the Subject of Benefits for Veterans of the Present Wars
Transcripts of Meetings and Hearings, and Rutgers University Report, 1943
Control #:
SZVET001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
[World War II].


~ The collections listed on this page represent 281.97 c.f. of paper records and 3 reels of microfilm ~



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