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Collection Reference Number GLC02471.24
From Archive Folder Items relating to members of Continental Congress, including Congress of 1774 
Title James Kinsey re: business transaction
Date 10 September 1798
Author Kinsey, James (1731-1803)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description [Continental Congress members]
Subjects American Statesmen  Finance  
People Kinsey, James (1731-1803)  
Theme Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information KINSEY, James, (1731-1803), Delegate from New Jersey; studied law; was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1753 and practiced in the courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with residence in Burlington County, N.J.; member of the State general assembly 1772-1775; member of the committee of correspondence for Burlington County in 1774 and 1775; Member of the Continental Congress from July 23, 1774, until his resignation effective November 22, 1775; appointed chief justice of the supreme court of New Jersey on November 20, 1789, and served until his death. (excerpted from
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859