John Campbell indenture with Thomas Boell

John Campbell indenture with Thomas Boell

Dates: 1716 August 27

Contains an indenture, dated August 27, 1716, discharging Thomas Boells from the service of John Campbell for the sum of ninety pounds. It also grants a portion of land in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to Thomas Boells. The indenture includes the seal of John Campbell, and was witnessed and examined by Thomas Gordon and John Barclay.

  • Extent: 1 folder (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Campbell, John
  • Call Number: MSS 3839
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 3839; John Campbell indenture with Thomas Boell; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 3839, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1981 by Betty Jo Smith.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Betty Jo Smith; 1981.
Subject Terms
Smith, Betty Jo; New Jersey--History--Colonial period, approximately 1600-1775--Sources; Perth Amboy (N.J.)--History.
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Processing Information
Processed; John M. Murphy; 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Campbell (John) indenture with Thomas Boell
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Finding aid prepared by John M. Murphy
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:24-0600
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Biographical note

John Campbell (b. circa 1672-1733) was a New Jersey resident and high sheriff.

John Campbell was born around 1672. He was related to Lord Neill Campbell, govenor of New Jersey. John Campbell settled on the Raritan river. He was married to a woman named Mary and they had six children: John Douglass, James, Margaret, Janet, Ann, and Neil. John Campbel was the high sheriff of the Somerset and Middlesex countries. He died in 1733, his will being proved April 18, 1733.

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