Articles on which Mr. de Marbois desires some
1. An exact description of the limits & boundaries
of New Jersey.
2. The Memoirs published in it's name in the
time of it's being a Colony and the Pamphlets
relating to its interior and exterior affairs
present or ancient.
3. A notice of the Counties, Cities, Townships
Villages, Rivers, Rivulets, and how far they
are navigable; also of the Cascades, Caverns,
Mountains, productions, Trees, plants
fruits & other natural riches.
4 The number of its inhabitants & the
proportion between the whites & blacks.
5. The different Religions received in that
6. The Colleges & public establishments, the
roads buildings &c.
7. The particular customs & manners
that may happen to be received in that
8. The present state of Manufacturers,
Commerce & exterior Trade.
9. A notice of the best seaports of
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the State and how big are the Vessels they can
10. A notice of the commercial productions
peculiar to that State and of those objects
which the inhabitants are obliged to
draw from Europe & from other parts
of the World.
11. The weights, measures & the currency
of hard money, some details relating to
the Exchange with Europe.
12. The public Income & Expences.
13. The Measures taken with regard of to the
Estates and possessions of the Rebels
commonly called Tories.
14. The Marine & navigation.
15. A notice of the mines & other sub-
terranean riches, some samples of the
mines and of the extraordinary stones;
in short a notice of all that can in-
crease the progress of human knowledge.
16. A description of the Indians established
in the State before the European settle-
ments and of those who are still remaining.
an indication of the Indian monuments
discovered in that State.