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Manuscript Group 12, Congar Family (Newark, NJ)

Papers, 1787-1876, 1 linear foot

Call Number: MG 12 + Box and folder number


Summary:

Account book, 1787-1812, of Samuel Congar, a weaver from Newark; correspondence and receipt book , 1831-1854, of Dr. Stephen Congar (b. 1810), a Newark physician, New Jersey State Legislator, 1852-1854, the first president of the Newark Board of Education, and superintendent of Newark public schools.  Papers of Samuel Hayes Congar (1796-1872), a local historian and librarian of the New Jersey Historical Society, 1852-1872, including correspondence, genealogical data, notes on Newark, abstracts from public records,  a volume of "Monumental Inscriptions of Newark's Earliest Settlers;" minutes of the Committee on Newark Charter Revision, 1855; Newark voting registers for 1832 and 1839, listing the names of eligible voters alphabetically with comments on their political preferences.  Includes letters of Solomon Alofsen, John R. Burnet, Horace N. Congar, William A. Whitehead, and Justin Winsor.  Family names mentioned in the genealogical notes include: Baldwin, Ball, Beach, Bruen, Burnet, Congar, Crane, Cumming, Dalglish, Dodd, Harrison, Morris,  Peck, Parkhurst, Plume, Schenk, and Ward.

 

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 875, Samuel Hayes Congar (1796-1872) Papers

 

Container List:

Box

Folder

Contents

Dates

Dr. Stephen Congar

 

1

1

Letters Received

1831, 1850-1876

1

2

Certificates

1831-1854

1

3

Newark charter revision. Committee on minutes

1855

1

4

Receipts

1823-1858

1

5

Receipt book

1831-1854

 

 

 

 

Samuel H. Congar

 

1

6

Correspondence

1845-1872 & n.d.

1

7

Letters Received, John R. Burnet                     

1848-1854, 1864-1865

1

8

Historical Notes re: Newark

1800s

1

9

Genealogical Papers and Charts

1800s

1

10

Notes

1800s

 

 

 

 

David Congar

 

1

11

Receipts, Power of Attorney

1805-1834, 1817

 

 

 

 

General

 

1

12

Certificates (Samuel H. & James)

1850, 1855

1

13

Miscellaneous and Unidentified

1833-1848 & n.d.

1

14

Newark public record abstracts (copies of 17th-18th century records)

1800s

2

1

Election Rolls

1832, 1839

2

2

Indenture between Phebe R. Collins and David Hayes and John Daly re:  John Collins’ will

June 20, 1833

2

3

Steamboat Bibliography

n.d.

2

4

Monumental Inscriptions of Newark’s Earliest Settlers

1800s

 

 

 

 

Oversize

 

3 (os)

 

Samuel Congar. Account Book

1787-1812

 

 

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