Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

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 (mss): 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

Description:

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

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Other Finding Aids:

Files of the Works Progress Administration at Mudd Library include an index to the Johnson collection compiled by the Federal Writer's Project around 1940.

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