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  East Jersey Trout Unlimited
It will give you a chance to hob-nob with some of the best fly tiers in the world.
For general information about East Jersey, email- # Information, with "TU info." in the subject line, for membership information contact- #membership with "membership information" in the subject line, and for conservation news, email-#conservation, with "conservation" in the subject line.
EJTU members are encouraged to bring non-members to our meetings so they may learn about us and hopefully be inclined to join.
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  New Jersey
It is bounded on the north by New York State, on the east by the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware Bay, and on the west by the Delaware River.
The possession of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and adjacent lands was subsequently claimed by the Dutch and Swedes.
In 1738 New Jersey petitioned for a distinct administration, and Lewis Morris was appointed governor.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/n/new_jersey.html   (4829 words)

  
 THE SETTLERS OF EAST JERSEY
To the province of East Jersey the settlers brought a strong spirit of political and religious independence.
In nearly all the East Jersey towns political preferment was based upon strict adherence to the teachings of a particular religious society, while the settlers of Newark went so far as to provide that only those who were members of a Congregational church should be allowed to hold office and vote.
The English speaking colonists of East Jersey, in the main, were of yeoman stock.
www.usgennet.org /usa/nj/state1/settlers_of_east_jersey.htm   (1346 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: East Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
View of the Hudson in the 1880s showing Jersey City The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey.
Settlement of the West Jersey area by Europeans was thin until the English conquest in 1664.
To be assigned to East Jersey, the applicant must enter code #091, or they will be assigned to a chapter based on their zip code.
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 New Jersey News
By 1630, Dutch settlement of New Jersey began along the western bank of the Hudson, with one on the Delaware at Fort Nassau; but these settlements were insignificant, and the history of the colony properly begins with the occupation of the territory by the English.
The stern New England Puritans had settled in East Jersey in sufficient numbers to give coloring to the laws, and in these laws (enacted by the first assembly before the division) we find enumerated thirteen crimes for which the penalty was death.
New Jersey was an important state during the Revolutionary War because of its location near the center of the thirteen colonies and between New York City and Philadelphia.
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 East Brunswick Township: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The East Brunswick Historical Society was organized to stimulate an interest in history, particularly East Brunswick, and to protect and preserve historical sites and structures, artifacts, memorabilia and documents in East Brunswick, in order to create an identifiable cultural heritage for the community.
It is bordered on two sides, east and south, by the South River, by the Chestnut Hill Cemetery on the north and by Route 18 and Old Bridge Turnpike on the west.
In 1860 the Township of East Brunswick, separated from North Brunswick and Monroe, was incorporated as an entity.
www.eastbrunswick.org /abouttown/history.asp   (2367 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It is bounded on the north by New York State, on the east by the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware Bay, and on the west by the Delaware River.
The possession of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and adjacent lands was subsequently claimed by the Dutch and Swedes.
In 1738 New Jersey petitioned for a distinct administration, and Lewis Morris was appointed governor.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10790a.htm   (4866 words)

  
 New Jersey @ NorthEastRoads.com - Interstate 78
New Jersey 122 (New Brunswick Avenue) stems west from U.S. 22 to Alpha and Phillipsburg to the south of U.S. The state highway follows the original U.S. 22 Alternate routing.
New Jersey 173 concludes at a jughandled intersection with New Jersey 31 at Grayrock Road.
Newark is the largest city within the state of New Jersey and the influx of traffic from the New Jersey 24 freeway brings in a significant amount of commuter traffic to both Newark and New York City.
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 Colonial New Jersey
The first settlements in New Jersey were made by the Dutch along the western bank of the Hudson, with one on the Delaware at Fort Nassau; but these settlements were insignificant, and the history of the colony properly begins with the occupation of the territory by the English.
New Jersey was included in the grant of Charles II to his brother James, the Duke of York, in 1664.
The colony was guarded, as it were, on the east and west by the two great colonies of New York and Pennsylvania, and it escaped those peculiar perils of frontier life with which most of the other settlements had to contend.
www.usahistory.info /colonies/New-Jersey.html   (1109 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: East Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
New Jersey (A Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies) was governed as two distinct provinces, West Jersey (additional info and facts about West Jersey) and East Jersey, for the 28 years between 1674 and 1702.
Determination of an exact location for a West Jersey/East Jersey borderline (additional info and facts about West Jersey/East Jersey borderline) was often a matter of dispute, but the old provinces correspond roughly with South Jersey (additional info and facts about South Jersey) and North Jersey (additional info and facts about North Jersey) today.
Although a number of the East Jersey proprietors in England were Quakers and the governor through most of the 1680s was the leading Quaker Robert Barclay (additional info and facts about Robert Barclay), the Quaker influence on government was not significant.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ea/east_jersey.htm   (398 words)

  
 New Jersey: History — Infoplease.com
In both Jerseys confusion resulting from the unwieldy number of landowners together with widespread resentment against authority caused the proprietors to surrender voluntarily their governmental powers to the crown in 1702, although they retained their land rights.
East Jersey was dominated by Calvinism, implanted by Scottish and New England settlers, while in West Jersey the Quakers soon developed a landed aristocracy with strong political and economic influence.
New Jersey was hard hit by recession in the early 1990s and the state suffered from overdevelopment, but increasing economic diversity had fueled a recovery by the decade's end.
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 NJ Pine Barrens & Down Jersey: Exploring the history, culture, & ecology of South Jersey
The division of East and West Jersey began in Little Egg Harbor and commenced northward to 41.40' north latitude on the Delaware River--the non-existant branch (Fleming 11).
West Jersey, on the other hand, found itself with the governmental control resting in the hands of the few, although there were more than one hundred proprietors in 1680.
George Keith, surveyor general of East Jersey, was hired by John Reid of East Jersey and William Emley of West Jersey.
www.njpinelandsanddownjersey.com /open/index.php?module=documents&JAS_DocumentManager_op=viewDocument&JAS_Document_id=156   (968 words)

  
 JERSEY CITY HISTORY OF FORMS OF GOVERNMENT FROM EARLY DUTCH DAYS TO THE PRESENT TIMEThe territory comprising what is ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The polling place, within the present confines of Jersey City was at the Stuyvesant Tavern sometimes called Eagle Tavern, which was replaced by Tise Tavern located at the southwest corner of Bergen and Glenwood Avenues.
It extended from the Pennsylvania Railroad cut (at present Journal Square) on the north, to Myrtle Avenue on the south, on the east by Mill Creek and New York Bay and on the west by Hackensack River.
In 1961, Jersey City abandoned the Commission form of government and adopted Plan C under the Optional Municipal Charter Law (Chapter 210 of New Jersey Laws 1950).
www.jerseycityonline.com /history_of_jersey_city.htm   (3221 words)

  
 Border between West Jersey and East Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Jersey was formally separated into two provinces, West Jersey and East Jersey, for the 28 years between 1674 and 1702.
The southern point of all of the lines is well north of Atlantic City, making that city part of West Jersey, though this may seem surprising since Atlantic City is on the east coast.
Snyder, John Parr, The mapping of New Jersey; the men and their art, Rutgers University, (Rahway, NJ 1973).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Jersey/East_Jersey_borderline   (269 words)

  
 ::OurStory - The Revolutionary War in New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Before New Jersey was ever divided into the modern day "North Jersey" and "South Jersey," it was originally divided as East and West Jersey.
In 1672 the people of New Jersey were angry at the fact that they suddenly had to pay new fees to men who had never even laid a foot in New Jersey.
However, Lord Berkeley was so tired of dealing with the unruly settlers in New Jersey and their refusal to pay taxes that he sold the western portion of New Jersey to a group of people known as the Quakers.
www.bergen.org /OurStory/Resources/revwar/RW_Lessons_east_west.htm   (638 words)

  
 East Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Determination of an exact location for a West Jersey/East Jersey borderline was often a matter of dispute, but the old provincescorrespond roughly with South Jersey and North Jersey today.
Where West Jersey involved a fairly focused group of people interested in establishing a Quaker colony, East Jersey felt theinfluence of a variety of cultures early on.
Although a number of the East Jersey proprietors in England were Quakers and the governor through most of the 1680s was theleading Quaker Robert Barclay, the Quaker influence on government wasnot significant.
www.therfcc.org /east-jersey-111064.html   (303 words)

  
 James Alexander Papers
Board of the General Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey (Board of East Jersey Proprietors) and the Council of Proprietors of the Western Division of New Jersey (Council of West Jersey Proprietors) consent to the agreement made for the line of partition.
Draft of memorial on behalf of the Board of East Jersey Proprietors to Lewis Morris concerning the meeting of the governors of New Jersey and New York establishing the starting point of the division line between the provinces.
Acts of the General Assembly of East Jersey: May 30, 1668, designating the meeting time for the Assembly; Oct. 5-7, 1676, act concerning a levy for property owners, an act concerning the delegation of deputies to the Assembly; Oct. 21, 1678, act concerning cutting down timber.
infoshare1.princeton.edu /libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/alexander.html   (5479 words)

  
 Sports: New Jersey heading East with confidence
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The league's great East-West divide doesn't seem quite so gaping anymore - not while Jason Kidd is leaping confidently across it, and not while Tim Duncan is missing nearly enough free throws to fill it.
Kidd, who spent his first seven seasons in the West, has heard all about this superiority complex in his two seasons in New Jersey, and he is a bit tired of it.
And New Jersey is 6-1 at home in the playoffs, winning every game since the opening round.
www.sptimes.com /2003/06/08/Sports/New_Jersey_heading_Ea.shtml   (686 words)

  
 homework help: How were East Jersey and West Jersey different? - Help.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
East Jersey, together with West Jersey, was a distinct, separately governed Province of New Jersey that existed for 28 years, between 1674 and 1702.
Determination of an exact location for a West Jersey/East Jersey borderline was often a matter of dispute, but the old provinces correspond roughly with South Jersey and North Jersey today.
Homework, short for homework assignments, refers to tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed mostly outside of class, and derives its name from the fact that most students do most of such work at home.
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 JERSEY - Online Information article about JERSEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Jersey is the southernmost of the more important islands of the See also:
The Jersey railway runs west from St Helier round St Aubin's Bay to St Aubin, and continues to Corbiere at the south-western extremity of the island; and the Jersey eastern railway follows the See also:
Jersey is under a distinct and in several respects different form of administrative See also:
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 New York, New Jersey Pianos
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East Coast Piano offers a vast selection of vertical pianos, and other models, from the finest manufactures such as Baldwin, Kawai, steinway pianos, used yamaha pianos or J. Strauss and Son.
If you live in New Jersey, NJ and are interested in purchasing a baldwin piano, Kawai, Steinway Pianos, a steinway console, Yamaha piano, baby grand pianos, the Used Baby Grand Pianos or a european piano new jersey has a piano store near you, in Edison, and Fairfield,nj.
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 East Windsor, NJ - New Jersey Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist ...
East Windsor, New Jersey Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
It is vitally important that you provide East Windsor, New Jersey Florists with accurate, detailed information regarding the name and address of the person to whom you are sending flowers.
When placing an order for Delivery in East Windsor, New Jersey, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
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 East Jersey Under the Proprietary Governments by: Digital Antiquaria :: PayLoadz.com Store
Whitehead's "East Jersey" is now rarely seen, but is the most frequently-cited source for information relating to the colonial period prior to 1702.
Of particular interest is the inclusion of George Scot's "The Model of the Government of the Province of East Jersey in America" in its entirety - apparently for the first time since its original printing in 1685.
- West Jersey - settlement of - Line between it and East Jersey run - Confirmed to the assignees of Berkeley, by Duke of York - Its Government surrendered with that of East Jersey, to James II.
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 East Brunswick, NJ - New Jersey Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist ...
East Brunswick, New Jersey Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
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When placing an order for Delivery in East Brunswick, New Jersey, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
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 , Aberdeen, Scotland, Governor of East Jersey & Quaker Apologist
The Governor of East Jersey, New Jersey and Quaker Apologist
The Scot colonies in East Jersey reverted to the crown of England shortly thereafter as the history of America evolved.
Instrumental in settling the east coast of the American colonies, Robert was appointed life governor by the proprietors of East New Jersey who granted him 5,000 acres of land.
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 Early American colonies | Stuart's Town and East New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Unlike Stuart's Town, the colony at East New Jersey was not on previously unsettled land.
To summarise, New Jersey was not the 'virgin' territory that Stuart's Town was.
The settlers who arrived did not have to hack their settlement out of a wilderness and the methods of cultivation and the type of land they were cultivating was familiar to them and in a suitable climate.
www.taybank.freeserve.co.uk /history/early.html   (1960 words)

  
 East Windsor, New Jersey (Cities)
East Windsor is located in Mercer County, in the [zdelaware], northeast of Trenton, between Hightstown and Cranbury, at the junction of US 130 and State Highway 33.
Three miles further east is the New Jersey Turnpike.
To the west, near Trenton, is Vannest Wildlife Refuge and New Jersey State Prison.
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 Amazon.com: "East Jersey": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
New York, New England, New Jersey, Long Island, West Jersey, North America, William Penn, South Carolina, North Carolina, Rhode Island, West Indies, Great Britain, New Haven, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, American Revolution, George Washington, New Netherland, Church of England, New Amsterdam, Nova Scotia, Delaware River, Duke of York, Benjamin Franklin, Chesapeake Bay
The history of New Jersey, from its discovery by e uropeans to the adoption of the federal constitution.
The drawing the produce of the Delaware river, to the waters of East Jersey and New York, all which has been much aided by the capital of that great city.
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