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New Jersey Senate and predecessors (Legislative Council, Governor's Privy Council)


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


Series:
Council of New Jersey
Journals [Minutes], 1742 and 1760-1774
Control #:
SCU00001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes minutes of the colonial Privy Council. Minutes for 1773-1775 are recorded in vol. 20 of Secretary of State's wills.

Series:
Governor and Council of East New Jersey
Journals, 1674-1703
Control #:
SEA00001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Governor's Privy Council
Minutes, 1777-1845
Control #:
SGO00001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Separate minutes as Court of Pardons (1814-1819) boxed with Volume 2.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Legislative Council
Journals [Minutes], 1796-1844
Control #:
SLD00001
Format:
10 c.f. (11 vols., 4 boxes); 6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
The final minutes volume(s) spanning 1809-1820 is/are missing.

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Governors' Nominations and Senate Confirmations, 1951-2006
Control #:
SSE00001
Format:
18.5 c.f. (37 boxes)

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Journals [Minutes], 1845-2004
Control #:
SSE00002
Format:
407 c.f. (16 vols., 708 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Box 268 was eliminated from the inventory since its contents were placed with other moldy material in boxes 3-2 & 3-3.

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Institutions and Welfare Committee
Report of the American Psychiatric Association: "Mental Health Needs and Resources of New Jersey", 1970
Control #:
SSEIN001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)
Notes:
Report submitted to Institutions and Welfare Committee.

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Judiciary Committee
Draft of An Act Concerning Water, 1935
Control #:
SSEJU001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)
Notes:
Relates to the creation of the New Jersey Water Authority.

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Law, Public Safety and Defense Committee
Report of the Attorney General on Certain Matters Relating to the Division of State Police, 1974
Control #:
SSELA001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey Senate
Secretary of the Senate
Messages, Reports and other Filings, 1953-1976
Control #:
SSESE001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Wills and Inventories, ca. 1670-1900
Control #:
SSTSE033
Format:
680 c.f. (208 vols. & 1,206 boxes); 1536 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By will packet number
Notes:
Published indexes available in Microfilm Reading Room. Vol. 20 [unit 44] includes minutes of the Council of New Jersey, 1773-1775.
Finding Aid:
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 1117.12 c.f. of paper records and 1544 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 05/17/2006