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General history Freedom of
Publications relating to New York affairs under Governor Cosby. (see N. Y. public library, Bulletin. July 1898. 2: 249-55)
027-4747 9N421 Describes the contents of a folio volume in the Lenox library containing 73 documents relating to Cosby's administration collected by James Alexander, a participator in many of the events in question. 58 of the documents refer to the dispute between Rip Van Dam and the governor. The remaining 15 relate mainly to Rev. Alexander Campbell. In the list are incorporated also
titles of a few other works in the Lenox library relativg to the same affairs. Report of the committee of his majesty's council to whom it was
referred to examine and make inquiry touching a letter found in the house of Mr Alexander in New York on the ist day of Feb, 17334 in order to make the fullest discovery concerning the author of the
N, Y. Printed and sold by William Bradford in New York. 1734.
V974.7 9N428 Sentiments of a principal freeholder, offered to the consideration of
the representatives of the province of New York who are now called to meet and sit the 14th of September, 1736.
N, Y. 1736.
N, Y, pub, lib. Smith, William. Mr Smith's opinion humbly offered to the general
assembly of the colony of New York 7 June 1734, at their request occasioned by sundry petitions of the inhabitants of the city of New York, Westchester county and Queens county to the said general assembly, praying an establishment of courts of justice within the said colony by act of the legislature. 45P,
N, Y. pub, lib. & Alexander, James, anon. Arguments of the council for the defendant in support of a plea to the jurisdiction pleaded to a bill filed in a course of equity at the suit of the attorney general complainant against Rip Van Dam defendant, in the supream court of New York. 73p.
V974.7 9N428 Contents: Proceedings of Rip Van Dam, esq. in order for obtaining equal
justice of his excellency, William Cosby, esq. p. 53–63.
Farther proceedings concerning the case of Rip Van Dam, esqr. at the suit of the attorney general, being for the use of his excellency, Coll. Cosby, governour of this province, in the equity side of the exchequer, p. 65–68.
Heads of articles of complaint, made by Rip Van Dam, esq. on Thursday the 30th of May, 1734, to the committee of grievances appointed by the general assembly for the province of New York reduced to writing by order of the said committee; who also ordered that a copy thereof be served on the chairman and Mr Justice Phillipse, p. 69–71.
To all to whom these presents shall come or may any way 001
cern; Rip Van Dam sendeth greeting, p. 69-73. Pages are numbered incorrectly. There are two each of pages 69, 70 and 71.
N. Y, 1734.
N, Y. 1733
N. Y. 1732.
N. Y. 1732,
To F.-H. (Francis Harison) esq: I am very much oblig'd to you for General his
tory your sincere wishes. 4p.
Printed by J: P: Zenger. Freedom of
N. Y, pub lib. Letter in answer to Andrew Fletcher's letter to Mr A. C. defendivg the positions maintained in his former publication; stating that Mr C. (Alexander Campbell) bad nothing to do with the paper signed Robt. Dissolution nor any others, except ove signed M. B. maintaining the advantages of annual
elections. To Mr A. C. [Alexander Campbell]: While you were pleased to bring your private affairs upon the carpet. 3p.
N. Y. pub, lib. An open letter dated Aug. 22, 1732, in answer to three papers by him protesting against the present support of his majesty's government in the province, and urging an immediate dissolution of the assembly, after the Oswego bill
and the excise bill have been passed. Probably by Francis Harison. Van Dam, Rip. Copy of a letter dated Ap. 26, 1736 to the several
members of that general assembly of New York that stood adjourned to the last Tuesday of Mar, 1736. 4p.
N, Y, 1736 ?
Heads of articles of complaint, by Rip Van Dam, esq. against his excellency, Governor William Cosby, governor of New York; to which is prefixed Mr Vandam's letter sent to his excellency with a copy of those articles; as also a letter from some of the gentlemen of the council of New York to the duke of Newcastle in answer to the several articles of complaint; and, A reply to those answers of the gentlemen of the council. 28p. Bost, 1734. 1974.7 qN428
Arranged in 3 parallel columns.
gomerie, 1728–32. (see Wilson, J. G, ed. Memorial history of the
Also in National magazine, Ap. 1893, 17: 493–516, 973 M271.
province of New York and of William Smith, attorney at law, from
General history Zenger
Harison, Printed by John Peter Zenger, and to be sold by him at his house in Broad street, near the upper end of the long bridge in
New York, 1733. Folio 2op. N. Y. 1733, V974.7 qN428 Wheelwright, Timothy, pseud. [Letter from brother tradesmen, with
his answer,] dated Sep, 12, 1734. 3p. n.p. 1734. V974.7 qN428 Willes, J. Case of Lewis Morris, late chief justice of the province of
New York who was removed from the said office by William Cosby, governor of the said province, Sp. n. p. 1735.
n. p. 1735. V974.7 qN428 Word in season. 2p. F.
N. Y. 1736.
V974.7 qN428 Dated N. Y. Sep. 28, 1736 and printed by Zenger. Concerning the trouble between the rival governors Rip Van Dam and George Clarke.
mittee of the general assembly of the colony of New York, etc.
974.8 P382 Zenger's counsel. Freedom of the press vindicated. (see Harper's magazine, July 1878, 57: 293-98)
051 H23 Relates to Zenger. Kapp, Friedrich. Johann Peter Zenger, der Deutsche drucker; ein
pressprozess aus dem Jahre 1735. (see Kapp, Friedrich, Geschichte
der Deutschen im staate New York, 1869, p.171-99) 325.243 K 14 Lawrence, Eugene. Freedom of the press in New York in 1733-35. (see National magazine, July, 1893, 18:113-27) 973
M271 William Cosby and the freedom of the press, 1732-36. (see Wilson, J. G, ed, Memorial history of the city of New York. 189293. 2 : 209-58)
974.71 qW69 N. Y. (province)-Chief justice. The charge of the Hon. James De
Lancey, esq; chief justice of the province of New York, to the gentlemen of the grand jury for the city and county of New York on the 15th day of January, 1733, New York. Printed and sold by William Bradford,
N, Y. 1733.
Folio бр. V974:7 qN428 This charge is mainly devoted to the subject of libels, and may be looked upon as the first step in the prosecution of Zenger.
N. Y, 1734.
N. Y. (province)-Chief justice. Charge of the Hon. James De General his
Lancey, chief justice to the gentlemen of the grand jury for the Zenger trial city and county of New York the 15th of October 1734. 8p.
for the discovery of the authors of two scandalous songs or
N, Y, pub, lib. Proclamation (offering £50 reward for the discovery of the authors of the scandalous, virulent, and seditious reflections contained in no. 7, 47, 48 and 49 of Zenger's N. Y. weekly journal] 6 Nov. 1734. Ip.
Lancey, esq: chief justice of the province of New York to the
V974.7 9N428 Song made upon the election of new magistrates for this city. Also A song made upon the foregoing occasion.
N. Y. 1734:
N, Y. pub, lib.
Pennsylvania magazine of history and biography, Oct. 1896,
974.8 P382 Watson, J: F. Presentation of the freedom of the city of New York
to Andrew Hamilton of Philadelphia. (see Pennsylvania historical
Accounts of Zenger trial
America. Gouverneur Morris to Dr John W. Francis
court of New York for two libels on the government, New York
N. Y, state law lib.
General history Zenger trial
Chandler, P. W. Trial of Zenger in New York in the year 1735.
(see Reminiscences of the city of New York and its vicinity. 1855. P. 202-11)
R28 From Chandler's criminal trials.
Remarks on Zenger's tryal, taken out of the Barbados gazette's for the
benefit of the students in law and others in North America by Indus
N. Y, pub, lib. no. 466-69 of the Pennsylvania gazette contain an answer to this written by James Alexander. N. Y. pub. lib.
This and the following work are attributed by Hildeburn to Jonathan
N, Y, state lib. Remarks on Zenger's trial by Indus-Britannicus, (see Caribbeana. 1741. 2: 225-41)
N. Y, state lib. These two papers were published together as Remarks on the trial of John Peter Zenger. Lond. 1738.
N. Y. 1770.
Remarks on the trial of John Peter Zenger, printer of the N, Y.
weekly journal, who was lately try'd and acquitted for printing and
By two eminent lawyers in one of our colonies. Preface. Criticized in
of the New York weekly journal, 42p. N. Y. 1736; printed by J:
1974.7 qN428 Tryal of John Peter Zenger of New York, printer, who was lately try'd and acquitted for printing and publishing a libel against the government. 32p. Lond. printed for J, Wilford 1738.
Ed, 2, 32p. Lond. printed for J. Wilford 1738
1738 Ed. 1-4 in N. Y. pub. lib.; ed. 4 in N. Y. state law lib.
Ed, 4. 32p.