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rev. Samuel Kennedy's parsonage

parsonageThe New York Mercury, No. 807, April 20, 1767.
From the New Jersey Archives, Colonial Documents 25 : 350, 351
To be sold at publick Venue on Wednesday the 17th Day of June next, by the Revd. SAMUEL KENNEDY of Bernard’s Town in the County of Somerset, and Province of New-Jersey; his Plantation on which he now lives, containing 300 Acres of Land, more or less, well watered and timbered, bounded on one Side by Dead-River, & on the other by the River Passaick, having the publick Road that leads to the City of Perth-Amboy going through it; it is 20 Miles from said City, 8 from Bound-Brook, 5 from New-Brunswick, 3 from Lord Sterling’s Buildings, not quite four along a publick Road to Baskinridge Meeting-House, and about 1 Mile and a half of Mr. Solomon Boyle’s Mill, on which Plantation there is a Dwelling-House with three Rooms and two fireplaces on the lower floor, situate at a small Distance from the brink of said Passaick-River, and a good Quarry for building may be opened at the Distance of a few Poles from said House: There is also on the said Plantation, a good Barn, and a Stable at each End of it, and an Orchard containing 57 old Apple Trees, and 136 young Ones, some of which are grafted; there is about 72 Acres of plough Land cleared, and in good Fence, and about 27 Acres of Meadow cleared, 12 and half of which have been mowed for a considerable Number of Years, and about 2 Acres of it has been mowed for two Years past, and about 11 Acres sowed with Timothy Seed, together with one and half Acre more, are expected to be mowed this Summer, 100 Acres more of good Meadow may be made on a very rich Bottom, being the Plantation whereon Mr. Moses Doty formerly lived. On said Day Samuel Kennedy proposes to sell Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and Utensils of Husbandry, &c &c. when good Attendance will be given, and the Conditions of Sale made known. — The New York Mercury, No. 807, April 20, 1767.
From the New Jersey Archives, Colonial Documents 25 : 350, 351