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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.

Please be advised, further, that New Jersey State Archives welcomes the voluntary return of public documents. For more information about statutory authority and procedures as well as amnesty and donations, click here.

 

Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1780-1782

13 March 1780 An Act for amending and establishing the Charter of the College of New-Jersey.

21 March 1780 An Act for defraying sundry Incidental Charges.

12 June 1780 An Act for more effectually preventing Horse-Stealing.

13 June 1780 An Act more effectually to prevent the Passing of Counterfeit Bills of Credit.

14 June 1780 An Act to complete the three Regiments of this State, in the Service of the United States, and to raise to Company of Volunteers for the Defence of Part of the County of Monmouth.

19 June 1780 An Act to suspend the Act declaring the Value of the Continental Currency, and also the Act making the same a legal Tender, and the Supplement thereto.

29 September 1780 A Supplemental Act to the Act, intitled, An Act for establishing a Fund for sinking and redeeming the Proportion of the Bills of Credit of the United States, assigned as the Quota of this State.

6 October 1780 An Act to amend the Act, intitled, "An Act to provide for the payment of the several Officers of the Government of the State of New-Jersey, to commence the thirteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-nine, and to end the second Tuesday in October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty, inclusive, and to discharge the publick Debts and other contingent Charges thereof; and to augment and alter the Salaries allowed by Law to the Superintendent of Purchases, to the Auditor of Accounts, and to the Secretary of this State.

7 October 1780 An Act to continue an Act, intitled, An Act to suspend the Act declaring the Value of the Continental Currency, and also the Act making the same a legal Tender, and the Supplement thereto.

26 December 1780 An Act to raise, by voluntary Enlistment, eight hundred and twenty Men, for the Defence of the Frontiers of this State.

5 January 1781 An Act to ascertain the Value of the Continental Currency in the Payment of Debts.

25 May 1781 An Act to declare and ascertain the Privileges of the Subjects of His Most Christian Majesty, residing within this State.

4 June 1781 An Act to direct the Naval Officers in clearing out Vessels in any of the Ports of this State.

5 June 1781 An Act to preserve the Buildings in this State belonging to the United States, from being destroyed, and for the Punishment of those that shall seize or injure the same.

5 June 1781 An Act to alter; amend and confirm the Charter of Queen's College, in New-Jersey.

9 June 1781 An Act to alter Part of an Act, intitled, An Act to raise a Fund by Loan, for discharging the Bounty to be paid to the Troops required by Congress as the Quota of this State.

13 June 1781 An Act to repeal Part of sundry Acts making the Bills of Credit issued on the Faith of this State a legal Tender, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

22 June 1781 An Act to declare the Value of the Continental Currency, through the several Periods of its Depreciation, and to provide for the more equitable Payment of Debts.

26 June 1781 An Act to suspend the Sales of Real Estates which have, or hereafter may, become forfeited to and vested in this State.

5 October 1781 An Act for vesting in Richard Morris, Esquire, the Power, Authority, Title and Estate given unto David Ogden and Richard Morris, by the Last Will and Testament of Robert Hunter Morris, Esquire, deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

2 November 1781 A Supplemental Act to an Act, intitled, An Act for amending and establishing the Charter of the College of New-Jersey.

20 December 1781 An Act to procure an Estimate of the Damages sustained by the Inhabitants of this State from the Waste and Spoil committed by the Troops in the Service of the Enemy and their Adherents, by the Continental Army, or by the Militia of this or of the neighbouring States.

20 December 1781 An Act for the more speedy Settlement of the publick Accounts.

29 December 1781 An Act for taking Charge of and leaving the Real Estates of the Subjects of the King of Great-Britain, lying within this State.

30 May 1782 An Act to promote and support the National Bank.

15 June 1782 An Act to authorize the United States in Congress assembled in the final Settlement of the Proportion to be borne by this State of certain publick Expences, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

3 October 1782 A supplemental Act to the Act, intitled, An Act to punish Traitors and disaffected Persons.

5 October 1782 An Act for defraying sundry Incidental Charges.

6 November 1782

An Act for making Provision for such Invalid Soldiers of this State as may be discharged.


11 December 1782 An Act to repeal an Act, intitled, An Act to secure the Profits of Land upon the Frontiers of the State to the Owners respectively, who have been compelled to abandon the same.

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Updated May 29, 2013