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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.271
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Assembly, No. 130. State of New Jersey.
Date 14 February 1905
Author New Jersey Assembly  
Document Type Government document
Content Description This was an act to erect a monument on the Revolutionary battlefield of Red Bank.
Subjects Battle  Revolutionary War  Monument  Legislation  Government and Civics  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Trenton, New Jersey
Theme Government & Politics; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945