Guide to the Hines Family Papers 1874-1894 MG 1572


Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
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Administrative Information

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Documents 1874-1894

Guide to the Hines Family Papers
MG 1572

The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
Phone: (973) 596-8500 x249
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Stephen Yautz.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. January 2005. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hines Family
Title: Hines Family Papers
Dates 1874-1894
Abstract: This collection consists of personal documents belonging to Henry C. Hines and John H. Hines, including a high school diploma, a law license issued by the State of New Jersey, and a U.S passport.
Quantity: 0.04 linear feet (4 folders)
Collection Number: MG 1572

Biographical Note

Henry C. Hines was an attorney who practiced law in Newark, New Jersey. He graduated from Public High School in Newark, New Jersey in 1874. Hines then was licensed to practice law in New Jersey in 1883, and became a Master in Chancery in New Jersey in 1884.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the personal documents belonging to Henry C. Hines and John H. Hines. Included in the papers is Henry C. Hines’s high school diploma, his license to practice law issued by the State of New Jersey, as well as a passport issued by the U.S. Department of State in 1894 for John H. Hines (b. ca. 1834).

In addition to these personal documents, there is also correspondence from the U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens, dated June 2, 1880, addressed to the U.S. Attorney in Newark, New Jersey. The letter authorized the U.S. Attorney in Newark to appeal the case, U.S. v. Seth B. Ryder, et al, to the U.S. Supreme Court.

There is also a document dated May 20, 1738, signed by John Lamprey and Samuel Lane, which set forth the code of conduct for an unidentified society.
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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Devens, Charles, 1820-1891.
Hines, Henry C.
Hines, John H.
Subject Topics:
Subject Places:
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Letters (Correspondence)
Subject Occupations

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1572, Hines Family Papers, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Elizabeth Osborne, April 1998.

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Container List


Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Diploma, public high school, Newark, N.J. (damaged item) 1874 July 1
1 1 License to practice law, State of New Jersey 1883 Feb. 26
1 1 License, Master in Chancery, The
Chancery of New Jersey
1884 Jan 16
1 2 John H. Hines U.S. Passport (damaged) 1894 Mar. 7
1 3 Letter from U.S. Attorney General
Charles Devens to U.S. Attorney’s Office,
Newark, N.J.
1880 June 2
1 4 Code of Conduct for unnamed society,
signed by John Lampreys and Samuel
1738 May 20

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