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The Newark Experience

Political Life: Early History

Godly Government: Puritans and the Founding of Newark
Timothy J. Crist. Newark History Society program, November 9, 2009. Video
Six Towns: Continuity and Change in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1770-1792
Dennis Patrick Ryan.   Thesis (Ph.D), New York University, 1974.
Study of six East Jersey towns, Newark, Morristown, Woodbridge, Piscataway, Middletown, and Shrewsbury, during the Revolutionary period. Available?
Address, to the Young Men of the County of Essex
Newark, December 20, 1827.
Broadside urging the reelection of John Quincy Adams. "In behalf of the Young Men of the township of Newark, favourable to the present Administration."
National Republicans of Essex County!...The great contest is at hand!
Newark Sentinel November 6, 1832
Advertisement urging the election of Henry Clay in the presidential election. Reprinted in facsimile in the Jersey City Observer January 9, 1936.
Newark, New Jersey, During the American Civil War: A Study in Loyalty and Disloyalty.
Edward G. Sponzilli. Thesis (B.A.), Rutgers University, 1971. Available?
"Re-electing Lincoln: The Struggle in Newark,"
Daniel W. Crofts. Civil War History 30(1), 1984, 54-79. Rutgers-restricted access
Republican Party preparations in Newark for the 1864 election. Available?
The Day Lincoln Visited Newark
Thomas McCabe. Newark History Society Program on Lincoln and Newark, June 1, 2011.

Revolutionary War Sites


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