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Collection Overview

Creator:
Johnson, Thomas Potts, fl. 1761-1838
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Thomas Potts Johnson Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hx11xf306
Dates:
1769-1846
Size:
8 boxes and 3.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-8
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of miscellaneous papers relating to Thomas Potts Johnson's legal practice covering the New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex; papers pertaining to his position as New Jersey attorney general; and two family photograph albums.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of documents and miscellaneous financial papers relating to Johnson's legal practice covering the New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex; papers pertaining to his position as New Jersey attorney general; and two family photograph albums. The collection contains petitions, deeds, mortgages, estate surveys, articles of agreement, results of sheriffs' sales, indentures, wills, promissory notes, bills, and receipts. In addition, there is miscellaneous material on the Stockton family of Princeton.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Johnson, Thomas Potts, fl. 1761-1838

Thomas Potts Johnson practiced law in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex counties of New Jersey and served as New Jersey attorney general.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory prepared by Gregory Kohles '2013 in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Thomas Potts Johnson Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hx11xf306
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-8