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-- Manuscript Group 10, Hornblower Family Papers, 1760-1900

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Manuscript Group 10, Hornblower Family

Papers, 1760-1900, 5 linear feet

Call Number: MG 10 + box & folder number

Processed as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


Summary:

Correspondence; legal papers; court records, sermons, and genealogical data.   Josiah Hornblower (1729-1809) was a British engineer who constructed the first steam-engine in America at John Schuyler's copper mine in Belleville; he also served as a member of the New Jersey Legislature, 1779-1780, and the New Jersey Council, 1781-1784.   Joseph C. Hornblower (1777-1864) was a Newark lawyer who served as Chief Justics of the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1832-1846.  He was also active in home and foreign missionary societies, and was the first president of The New Jersey Historical Society.   His son, William H. Hornblower (1820-1883), was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Paterson, 1844-1871, and professor of Sacred Rhetoric, Pastoral Theology, and Church Government in the Western Theological Seminary of the Presbyterian Church at Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1871-1883.  Included are letters of:

D.S. Baldwin John Kinney, Jr.
John Beatty Charles Kip
John L. Blake Nicholas Longworth (1869-1931)
Joseph P. Bradley Joseph Mico
Abraham Brittin James S. Nevius
Peter Carter William C. Noyes
Salmon P. Chase David Bayard Ogden
Samuel H. Cox  William Pennington
William L. Dayton Henry W. Pickering
Benjamin Drew Caleb S. Riggs
Richard Stockton Field Sylvester D. Russell
Charles Hodge Gerrit Smith
William Holmes Henry I. Van Dyke, Jr.
C. W. Hornblower L. A. Ward
Jonathan Hornblower Ira C. Whitehead
William Churchill Houston William A. Whitehead
Thomas D. Hoxsey Philip Williams

Gift (in part) of William B. Hornblower, 1949.

 

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 651, Schuyler Family

Manuscript Group 1000, Ann Ogilvie (1759-1813) Account book

Manuscript Group 1025, Estate of James W. Burnett (d. 1822) Records

Manuscript Group 1508, Stoudinger-Alofsen-Fulton Drawings

Separated Collections:

Broadside 151, Protestant Episcopal Church of America. At a Convention...1784

 

Container List: 

Box

Folder

Contents

Dates

 

 

 

 

1

1

Josiah Hornblower. Correspondence

1753-1785

1

2

Josiah Hornblower. Correspondence

1786-1807

1

3

Josiah Hornblower. Indenture, leasing mine property of John Schuyler

October 30, 1766

1

4

Josiah Hornblower. Docket, kept as a justice of the peace for Essex County

1791-1792

1

5

Letter to Peggy Hornblower

August 31, 1775

1

6

Josiah Hornblower. Poem

 

1

7

Elizabeth (?) Hornblower letter

June 30, 1796

 

 

Receipt, (John) Hornblower for bay horse

1800

1

8

Surveys regarding Housestead of Second River

 

1

9

Deeds, indentures, legal documents

1762-1809

1

10

Deeds, indentures, legal documents

1762-1809

1

11

Deeds, indentures, legal documents

1762-1809

1

12

Deeds and indentures related to the title of Homestead at Second River

 

1

13

“Historical Review of Improvements in the Steam-Engine in the Eighteenth Century,” by Jabez Carter Hornblower

1880

1

14

Josiah Hornblower. Silhouette

 

1

15

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters sent

1812-1863

1

16

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received

1805-1839

1

17

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received

1843-1846

2

1

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received

1847-1860

2

2

Joseph C. Hornblower. Legal opinions & circuits

 

2

3

Joseph C. Hornblower. News clippings

1846-1851

2

4

Joseph C. Hornblower. News clippings

1846

2

5

Joseph C. Hornblower. Land & financial records

 

2

6

Joseph C. Hornblower. Printed material

 

2

7

Joseph C. Hornblower. Clippings regarding the death of Hornblowers & miscellaneous printed material

 

2

8

Joseph C. Hornblower. Certificates & awards, diploma (?) 

1803

2

9

Joseph C. Hornblower. Papers re: his death

 

2

10

Joseph C. Hornblower. Commissions, certificates, etc.

 

2

11

William H. Hornblower. Family data, Cincinnati Society/Burnett

 

2

12

William H. Hornblower. Miscellany & clippings on 2 anonymous books

 

2

13

William H. Hornblower. Family data

 

3

1

William H. Hornblower. Memorial biographical scrapbook

 

3

2

William H. Hornblower. Miscellany/funeral-related obituaries

 

3

3

William H. Hornblower. First Presbyterian Church of Paterson

 

3

4

William H. Hornblower. Correspondence

1845-1856

3

5

William H. Hornblower. Correspondence

1858-1876

3

6

William H. Hornblower. Manuscript writings

 

3

7

William H. Hornblower. Sermons

 

3

8

William H. Hornblower. Sermon  “Debate the Divine”

 

3

9

William Burnet, letter to his daughter Polly

1872

3

10

Miscellany concerning history of steam engine

 

3

11

Miscellaneous correspondence/writings: Jemima  Hornblower, and four captions

1789

3

12

Family histories/Data

 

3

13

Genealogical data concerning Hornblower family

 

3

14

Genealogical data concerning Hornblower family

 

3

15

Hornblower and allied families genealogical data

 

3

16

“Data concerning the Ancestry of Josiah Hornblower and Concerning the Hornblowers in England. Collected by P. Wharton Dickinson,” from Herald and Genealogist

1915-1917

3

17

“Copy of Page from Notebook of Jonathan Hornblower”

 

3

18

Photo:  Richard Mc Cormick, great great grandson of Josiah Hornblower, at Hornblower’s grave

September 9, 1953

4

1

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received

1803-1827

4

2

D. B. Ogden to Joseph C. Hornblower

1804

4

3

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received concerning legal matters

1804

4

4

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letters received concerning legal matters

1805

4

5

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence / legal matters

1806

4

6

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

1806

4

7

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

January-July 1807

4

8

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

August-December 1807

4

9

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

1808

4

10

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

1809

4

11

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence concerning legal matters

1810

4

12

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letter from Natchez, from G. Tichenor referring to the Aaron Burr expedition

1807

4

13

Description of Newark home belonging to…

N. D. (1803 ?)

4

14

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

1800-1806

4

15

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

1806-1808

5

1

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

1809

5

2

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

January-August 1810

5

3

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

September 1810-1811

5

4

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

1832-1854

5

5

Joseph C. Hornblower. Correspondence

1855-1856

5

6

Essex Orphans Court: Ref. probation of the will of Dr. Philemon Ogden.

 

5

7

Joseph C. Hornblower. Prerogative court Chancery, NJ court opinions/records

 

5

8

Joseph C. Hornblower. Prerogative court  Chancery, NJ court opinions/records

 

5

9

Joseph C. Hornblower. Supreme Court

 

5

10

Joseph C. Hornblower. Law notes

 

5

11

Joseph C. Hornblower. Law notes

 

5

12

Joseph C. Hornblower. Court of appeals

 

6

1

Wills

 

6

2

Wills

 

6

3

Papers regarding the will of Thomas Gibbons

 

6

4

Joseph C. Hornblower. Drawing of lot of property  (L. Baldwin, owner)

 

6

5

Joseph C. Hornblower. Opinions

1824-1826

6

6

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, opinions

1830-1839

6

7

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, opinions

1840-1844

6

8

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, opinions

1845

6

9

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, decisions

1845

6

10

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, decisions

1846

6

11

Joseph C. Hornblower. Circuit Court, opinions

n.d.

6

12

Court records & legal documents

 

7

1

Joseph C. Hornblower. Mortgage records 

 

7

2

Joseph C. Hornblower. Mortgage records

 

7

3

Miscellaneous

 

7

4

Plan/manuscript drawing of mechanical device, possibly a water pump, (Josiah or Jonathan Hornblower)

n.d.

7

5

Joseph C. Hornblower. Letter to Lewis B. Woodruff

March 3, 1848

7

6

William Churchill Houston. Correspondence to  Josiah Hornblower

1780-1781

7

7

Joseph Jackson. Letter to Joseph C. Hornblower 

June 2, 1853

7

8

William H. Hornblower. letter to M. Krebs

June 30, 1851

7

9

Joseph C. Hornblower. leases and releases

 

7

10

Joseph C. Hornblower. Bail collection (cases on the subject of holding to a bail a second time)

 

7

11

Joseph C. Hornblower & James W. Burnett. Receipts and deeds.  (#1-21)

1816-1829

7

12

Joseph C. Hornblower & James W. Burnett. Receipts and deeds.  (#1-107)

1808-1831

7

13

Joseph C. Hornblower & James Burnett. Receipts (#48-100)

 

7

14

Will, Mo. Burnett (father of James Burnett)

March 10, 1807

8

1

Ann Ogilvie. Papers (collected by Joseph C.  Hornblower in connection with Rev. Alexander Mac Whorter’s Estate

1797-1841

8

2

Ann Ogilvie. Papers, documents & receipts  (collected by Joseph Hornblower)

1808-1810

8

3

Ann Ogilvie. Papers, correspondence and legal documents

1797-1841

8

4

Ann Ogilvie. Papers, correspondence and legal documents

1797-1841

8

5

Ann Ogilvie. Papers, correspondence and legal documents

1797-1841

 

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