Contents and Arrangement

Indentures, 1767-1783

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Documents the legal aspect of indentured servitude.


This subseries is arranged alphabetically according to document type.

Collection History


No accruals are expected.


No appraisal information is available.


These papers were processed with a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in August of 2007. Finding aid written by Casey Babcock in September of 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Indentures; William Churchill Houston Papers, C0315, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Princetonians, 1748-1768 : A Biographical Dictionary (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1976) by James McLachlan was consulted during the preparation of this biographical note.

New Jersey. Court of Common Pleas (Burlington County)
New Jersey. Court of Common Pleas (Hunterdon County)
New Jersey. Court of Common Pleas (Monmouth County)
New Jersey. Supreme Court
Hart, John, 1711?-1779
Hillegas, Michael, 1729-1804
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806