Guide to the Isaac Halstead Williamson and Benjamin Williamson Lawyers Papers 1772-1904 MG 330
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Guide to the Isaac Halstead Williamson and Benjamin Williamson
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Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. June 2006. 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.
Isaac Halstead Williamson and his son Benjamin Williamson were two of the most distinguished men who practiced law in New
Isaac H. Williamson was born in Elizabethtown in 1767. His brother Matthias Williamson was one of the leading lawyers in the
Benjamin Williamson was born in Elizabethtown in 1809 and attended the College of New Jersey at Princeton. After graduating
Benjamin Williamson stepped down as Chancellor in 1859 and set up legal practice in Jersey City, N.J., maintaining that practice
This collection consists mostly of legal documents and case records. Also included in this collection are incoming letters,
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|Baker, Ezra, fl. 1765-1818.|
|Colt, John, 1786-1883.|
|Colt, Roswell L. (Roswell Lyman), 1779-1856.|
|Condit, Silas, 1778-1861.|
|Sitgreaves, Charles, 1803-1878.|
|Van Arsdale, Elias, 1770-1846.|
|Williamson, Benjamin, 1809-1892.|
|Williamson, Isaac H. (Isaac Halsted), 1767-1844.|
|Court of Common Pleas (Essex County)|
|Democratic Party (N.J.)
|New Jersey. Court of Chancery.|
|Court cases–New Jersey.|
|Jersey City (N.J.)|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 330, Isaac Halstead Williamson and Benjamin Williamson
Papers, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Gift, in part, of Francis Bazley Lee, ca. 1912.
Biographical encyclopedia of New Jersey. Philadelphia: Galaxy Publishing Company, 1877.
Shaw, William H. History of Essex and Hudson Counties New Jersey. Volume II. Philadelphia: Everts and Peck, 1884.