Manuscript Group 1054, John R. and Alla M. Emery Papers, 1862 – 1863, 1916 – 1921
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
1054. EMERY,JOHN R. AND ALLA M.
Papers, 1862-63, 1916-21. 29 items.
Letters of John R. Emery to his family in Flemington from
11, 1862 to February 3, 1863, when he was a lieutenant in
A, l5th New Jersey Volunteers; memorial proceedings
the Lawyer’s Club of Essex County on February 8, 1916 in
honor; some records of the l5th Regiment New Jersey
Veterans Association and its Women’s Auxiliary, collected
in 1920 and 1921 by Emery and his wife Alla. After receiving
his discharge from the Army in 1863, Emery studied law and
admitted to the bar in 1865. Between 1894 and 1915 he served
vice-chancellor of NewJersey.
Gift of Paul R. Applegate, Jr., 1977.