Contents and Arrangement

Joseph Olden Charles Precept Book, 1859

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence and documents of the Clarke family of New Jersey, particularly of Elisha L. Clarke and Joseph Olden Clarke. Among the documents are deeds, wills, receipts, account books, estate memoranda, inventories of goods, bonds, statements of account, articles of agreement, receipt books, maritime insurance policies (1845) on ship cargo, and a survey map (1749) of land owned by David Brearley in Maidenhead, now Lawrence Township. There are also two autograph albums, a school copy book, a day book, a ledger, two school books having to do with mathematics exercises (1715, 1810), and a diary (1689-1720; this in box 2).

Collection History

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.

Credit this material:

Joseph Olden Charles Precept Book; Princeton University Library Collection of Clarke Family Materials, C0550, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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