Laws of the State of New Jersey

compiled and published under the Authority of the Legislature / by Joseph Bloomfield / Trenton: printed by James J. Wilson / 1811

About This Book

The period covered is November 11, 1800 through February 23, 1811, though a few earlier laws are included. The basic order is chronological, but acts supplementing or amending an earlier act are found directly following that act rather than under their own dates.

Abbreviation Key

Abbreviations used in the marginal notes:

  • Rev. = Laws of the State of New-Jersey by William Paterson (1800)
  • Comp. = the present work (Bloomfield's Laws).

Front Matter

  • Title Page PDF

Laws

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p.3 A Supplement to the act entitled "An act making lands liable to be sold for the payment of debts Nov.11,1800 PDF
p.4 An Act to amend the act entitled "An act making lands liable to be sold for the payment of debts" Nov.26,1804 PDF
p.5 An Act concerning the clerk's office in the several counties of this state Nov.17,1800 PDF
p.6 An Act for altering and establishing the times of holding the courts in and for the county of Middlesex Feb.9,1801 PDF
p.7 An Act altering the time of holding the circuit courts and courts of common pleas and general quarter sessons, in and for the county of Burlington Feb.13,1801 PDF
p.8 An Act to alterthe line and bounds between the townships of Evesham and Chester, in the county of Burlington Feb.23,1801 PDF
p.9 An Act to alter and amend the charter of city of New-Brunswick Feb.23,1801 PDF
p.17 An Act to divide the township of Shrewsbury in the county of Monmouth Feb.23,18014 PDF
p.20 An Act to alter and amend the act, entitled "An act concerning inns and taverns Feb.27,1801 PDF
p.21 An Act to incorporate into a township, a part of the townships of Fairfield and Maurice-River, in the county of Cumberland Feb.24,1801 PDF
p.23 A supplement to the act entitled "An act for the punishment of crimes"... Mar.7,1801 PDF
p.25 A further supplement to an act entitled "An act for the punishment of crimes" Dec.1,1802 PDF
p.[26] A Supplement to the act for the punishment of crimes [page mis-numbered 13] Nov.28,1804 PDF
p.30 A Supplement to an act, entitled, "An act to regulate the election of members of the legislative council and general assembly, sheriffs and coroners of this state" Nov.12,1801 PDF
p.32 An additional supplement to the act entitled "An act to regulate the elections of members of the legislative council ..." Nov.11,1803 PDF
p.33 A supplement to the act entitled "An act to regulate the elections of members of the legislative council ..." Nov.16,1807 PDF
p.37 An additional Supplement to the acts relative to elections Feb.23,1811 PDF
p.39 An Act for the more equal representation of the county of Essex, in the general assembly of this state Nov.10,1803 PDF
p.39 An Act directing the time and mode of electing electors of the president and vice-president of the United States, and representatives in congress, on the part of this state Dec.3,1807 PDF
p.39 An Act for the more equal representation of the county of Essex, in the general assembly of this state Nov.10,1803 PDF
p.45 A supplement to an act entitled "An act respecting coroners"... Nov.10,1801 PDF
p.46 A supplement to an act entitled "An act for the settlement and relief of the poor" Nov.23,1801 PDF
p.47 A supplement to the act entitled "An act respecting conveyances"... Nov.26,1801 PDF
p.49 A supplement to the act entitled "An act respecting conveyances"... Feb.8,1811 PDF
p.49 An Act constituting courts for the trial of small causes Mar.15,1798 PDF
p.72 A supplement to the act constituting courts for the trial of small causes. Feb.16,1799 PDF
p.73 A supplement to the act constituting courts for the trial of small causes... Nov.30,1801 PDF
p.74 An additional supplement to the act enmtitled "An act constituting courts for the trial of small causes."... Mar.1,1804 PDF
p.75 An additional supplement to the act enmtitled "An act constituting courts for the trial of small causes."... Nov.29,1809 PDF
p.80 An Act further to regulate fees Nov.30,1801 PDF
p.81 An Act relative to Foreign Reports Dec.1,1801 PDF
p.83 An Act torepeal an act entitled "An act partially to repeal part of an act therein named" Dec.1,1801 PDF
p.83 A Supplement to the act entitled "An act making provision for working and repairing the highways"... Dec.2,1801 PDF
p.84 A Supplement to the act entitled "An act respecting the court of Chancery" Dec.3,1801 PDF
p.85 An Act to incorporate into a township a part of the townships of Northampton, Evesham, and Little-Egg-Harbour, in the county of Burlington, by the name of Washington Nov.19,1802 PDF
p.87 An Act to institute a Market at the city of New-Brunswick for the sale of live-stock Nov.23,1802 PDF
p.88 An Act to regulate the payment of pensions to invalids and widows Nov.24,1802 PDF
p.88 An Act to regulate the repacking of Beef and Pork for exportation Dec.2,1802 PDF
p.95 An Act to alter the time of choosing the Inspectors of the State-Prison Oct.27,1803 PDF
p.96 An Act relative to the Probate of Wills, granting Letters of Administration and Guardianship Nov.9,1803 PDF
p.101 An Act to incorporate parts of the townships of Roxbury and Pequanack, in the county of Morris, into a separate township, to be called the township of Jefferson Feb.11,1804 PDF
p.103 An Act for the gradual abolition of slavery Feb.15,1804 PDF
p.106 An Act to repeal the third section of an act, entitled "An act for the gradual abolition of slavery" ... Mar.3,1805 PDF
p.106 An additional supplemento the act entitled "An act for the gradual abolition of slavery"... Nov.28,1808 PDF
p.108 An Act concerning the Abolition of Slavery Feb.22,1811 PDF
p.109 An Act to ratify an amendment of the constitution of the United States Feb.23,1804 PDF
p.111 An Act to regulate the Shad-Fisheries on South River, in the county of Middlesex Feb.22,1804 PDF
p.112 An Act to incorporate parts of the townships of Westfield and Elizabeth-Town, in the county of Essex, into a separate township to be called the township of Rahway Feb.27,1804 PDF
p.114 An Act respecting Clerks in Chancery and Clerks of the Supreme Court Feb.27,1804 PDF
p.116 An Act to provide for the establishment of Markets for the sale of Live Stock, in the several counties of this state Feb.29,1804 PDF
p.117 A supplement to the act entitled "An act for supporting Ideots and Lunatics, and preserving their estates" Mar.1,1804 PDF
p.120 An Act to prohibit clerks of the courts of common pleas, and general quarter sessions of the peace, from practicing as attornies at law in the counties of which they are clerks Mar.1,1804 PDF
p.121 A Supplement to the act, entitled, "An act making provision for the carrying into effect the act for the punishment of crimes" Mar.1,1804 PDF
p.122 A further supplement to the act entitled, "An act making provision for the carrying into effect the act for the punishment of crimes" Dec.4,1807 PDF
p.124 A Supplement to An act making provision for carrying into effect the act for the punishment of crimes ... Feb.22,1811 PDF
p.125 A Supplement to an act entitled "An act for incorporating the chosen freeholders in the respective counties of this state" Mar.1,1804 PDF
p.125 An Act to incorporate "The Associates of the Jersey Company" Nov.10,1804 PDF
p.135 An Act concerning contracts of real estate, made by testators and intestates in their life-time Nov.13,1804 PDF
p.137 An Act respecting Overseers of Roads Nov.19,1804 PDF
p.138 An Act to authorize the establishment of post or stone guides and mile-stones in the public roads in this state Dec.1,1804 PDF
p.140 An Act concerning the surrogate's office in the several counties of this state Dec.1,1804 PDF
p.141 An Act supplementary to the act respecting slaves Dec.3,1804 PDF
p.144 An Act to repeal an act, entitled "An act to confirm and establish the charter rights and privilees of the Borough of Elizabeth," so far as the same extends to that part of the said Borough lying within the limits of township of Rahway Nov.6,1805 PDF
p.144 An Act to alter the time of holding the annual town-meetings in the townships of Montague, Sandistown and Walpack in the county of Sussex Nov.11,1805 PDF
p.145 An Act to erect and set off a new township from the township of Mendham, in the county of Morris, to be known by the name of the township of Randolph Nov.13,1805 PDF
p.146 An Act to alter the boundary line between the townships of Randolph and Chester, in the county of Morris Mar.5,1806 PDF
p.147 An Act to erect and set off a new township from the townships of Hanover and Morris, in the county of Morris [to be known as township of Chatham] Feb.12,1806 PDF
p.148 An Act to incorporate parts of the townships of Bridgewater and Bernard, in the county of Somerset, into a separate township, to be called the township of Warren Mar.5,1806 PDF
p.150 An Act relative to the mode of dividing real estates of intestates situate in more counties than one Mar.6,1806 PDF
p.151 A Supplement to an act entitled "An act the better to promote the impartial administration of justice" ... Mar.6,1806 PDF
p.152 An Act concerning Wrecks [mis-dated 1808] Mar.8,1806 PDF
p.159 An Act to amend an act entitled An act concerning wrecks Nov.28,1806 PDF
p.160 A Supplement to the act entitled An act concerning Wrecks ... Feb.28,1811 PDF
p.160 A Supplement to the act, entitled, "An act relative to the supreme and circuit courts" ... Mar.10,1806 PDF
p.161 An Act respecting clerks of the court of common pleas and general quarter sessions; also to provide for recording the warrants of attorney, pleadings, proceedings and judgments in the county of Hunterdon Mar.10,1806 PDF
p.164 A Supplement to the act respecting the Clerks of the Court of Common Pleas and General Quarter Sessions ... Nov.27,1806 PDF
p.165 An Act to amend the charter granted for the incorporation of the freeholders, inhabitants of the township of Bergen Mar.12,1806 PDF
p.170 An Act for the publication of law reports Mar.12,1806 PDF
p.172 An Act to revive and continue in force an act entitled "An act to authorize aliens to purchase and hold real estate within this state" Nov.7,1806 PDF
p.173 An Act to incorporate a part of the township of Newark, in the county of Essex, in a seprate township, to be called the township of Orange Nov.26,1806 PDF
p.174 An Act concerning the eastern boundary of the state of New-Jersey Nov.21,1806 PDF
p.177 An Act to preserve and support the jurisdiction of this state Dec.3,1807 PDF
p.179 A Supplement to an act entitled An act to enable the owners of tide swamps and marshes to improve the same; and the owners of meadow already banked in, and held by different persons, to keep the same in good repair ... Nov.27,1806 PDF
p.183 A Supplement to an act entitled "An Act respecting suits for recovery of monies due to the state" ... Nov.28,1806 PDF
p.184 An Act to alter the time of holding the February term of the courts of common pleas and quarter sessions of the peace in the county of Cumberland Nov.19,1807 PDF
p.184 An Act to prohibit tavern-keepers, store-keepers, confectioners and hucksters, from entertaining minors, under the age of twenty-one years, at colleges, academies and schools, for the purposes of instruction, and from selling to them strong drinks Nov.20,1807 PDF
p.186 An Act to ratify and confirm the proceedings of the Medical Society of New-Jersey Dec.1,1807 PDF
p.188 An Act relative to the corporation for the relief of the widows and children of clergymen in the communion of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America ... Dec.3,1807 PDF
p.190 An Act for the better regulation of fshing in the Hackensack river in the county of Bergen Dec.3,1807 PDF
p.192 A Supplement to the act entitled An act authorizing the justices of the supreme court to appoint commissioners to take special bail and to administer oaths and affirmations in causes depending in the said court Dec.4,1807 PDF
p.192 An Act respecting Forfeited Estates Nov.22,1808 PDF
p.197 An Act supplementary to an act entitled An act to incorporate a part of the township of Trenton in the county of Hunterdon Nov.22,1808 PDF
p.199 An Act to set off a part of the borough of Elizabeth in the county of Essex, and to incorporate the same into a separate township to be called the township of Union Nov.23,1808 PDF
p.202 An Act for securing the laws, and relative to the office of the prerogative court Nov.25,1808 PDF
p.204 An Act to regulate the fisheries in the river Delaware, and for other purposes Nov.26,1808 PDF
p.212 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An Act to regulate the fisheries in the river Delaware, and for other purposes" ... Nov.20,1809 PDF
p.213 An Act to erect and set off a new township from the township of Springfield in the county of Essex [to be known as the township of New-Providence] Nov.8,1809 PDF
p.214 An supplement to the act entitled An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt ... Nov.17,1809 PDF
p.216 An Act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt Nov.1,1810 PDF
p.217 An Act to repeal in part an act entitled "An Act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt" ... Feb.11,1811 PDF
p.218 An Act to repeal part of two certain acts respecting the great road leading from Perth-Amboy to Salem Nov.24,1809 PDF
p.219 An Act respecting writs of scire facias Nov.28,1809 PDF
p.220 A Supplement to an act entitled An act to issue commissions for the examination of witnesses, and to take their depositions in certain cases ... Nov.29,1809 PDF
p.221 An Act authorizing the printed laws of this state to be read in evidence in any court in this state Oct.31,1810 PDF
p.221 An Act to tax Bank-Stock Nov.2,1810 PDF
p.222 An Act relative to the accounts of the treasury and the state-prison Nov.3,1810 PDF
p.223 An Act for the protection of Steam-Boats owned and navigated by citizens of this state Jan.25,1811 PDF
p.225 An Act to regulate Gun-Powder Manufactories and Magazines within this state Feb.7,1811 PDF
p.226 An Act to ratify an amendment to the constitution of the United States Feb.13,1811 PDF
p.227 An Act to prevent Horse-Racing Feb.15,1811 PDF
p.231 A supplement to an act entitled An act for the preservation of of Oysters ... Feb.20,1811 PDF
p.232 A supplement to an act entitled "An act for suppressing Vice and Immorality" ... Feb.21,1811 PDF
p.235 An Act concerning writs of error and writs of certiorari Feb.22,1811 PDF
p.236 A Supplement to the act entitled "An act directing the mode of entering judgments upon bonds with warrants to confess judgments" ... Feb.22,1811 PDF
p.238 An Act concerning Roads Feb.22,1811 PDF
p.247 An Act for the preservation of Sheep Feb.23,1811 PDF
p.251 An Act concerning Dogs Mar.13,1806 PDF
p.252 An Act authorizing a compilation of the laws since Paterson's revision Feb.13,1811 PDF
p.253 An Act establishing a Militia System Feb.16,1811 PDF

Back Matter

  • Marginal Reference to the Militia Law, PDF
  • Index to the Compilation of Public Laws PDF
  • Alphabetical Reference to ... Private Laws PDF