Settlement of the Raritan Valley (New Jersey)
by Cornelius C. Vermeule| NJHS 1928 | 11pp | PDF 173K | $2.00 | C2
Summaries of the early explorations of the Raritan Valley and the purchases of land from the Indians. Elizabethtown, Piscataway, New Brunswick and Perth Amboy were all settled by the 1680s. The essay also looks at the early settlers'' varied religious convictions and political allegiances.