Summary


Overview

Creator:

Houston, William Churchill, ca. 1746-1788.

Title:

William Churchill Houston Papers

Dates:

1731-1807 (mostly 1782-1793)

Size:

4.42 linear feet, 5 archival boxes, 1 custom box

Call number:

C0315

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

William Churchill Houston was a professor at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), a lawyer, and a statesman. He was a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Convention and the Continental Congress. The collection documents his legal career and his tenure as receiver for Continental taxes in New Jersey.


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