Charter of a College to be erected in New-Jersey by the name of Queen's College

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Title

Charter of a College to be erected in New-Jersey by the name of Queen's College

Description

The second charter of Queen's College was issued on March 20, 1770, by William Franklin, the Colonial governor of New Jersey. It is under this charter that Rutgers has since existed.

The front page of the charter is presented here.

The original charter, which was issued in 1766, has never been found.

Date

1770

Language

English

Publisher

New York: Printed by John Holt

Original format

Printed pamphlet

Number of pages

8

Collection

Citation

Rutgers University, “Charter of a College to be erected in New-Jersey by the name of Queen's College,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed February 29, 2024, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/250.