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Richard Morris
Description of a Comet, Jan. 9, 1665, Ashmolean MSS, 423, fol 244, Bodleian Library, Oxford, Library of Congress transcript

William A. Whitehead, ed.
The Papers of Lewis Morris, Governor of the Province of New Jersey from 1738 to 1746, New Jersey Historical Society, Collections 4 (1852) 336 pages.

Elizabeth Morris Lefferts
Descendants of Lewis Morris of Morrisania, b.1671 d.1746: First Governor of New Jersey as a Separate Province (New York, 1907), Chart A.

L. D. Akerly
The Morris Manor (1916)

Kathryn Morris Wilkinson
A Morris Lineage: Descendants of Richard Morris and Sarah Pole of Morrisania, Milwaukee, 1966

Justice Charles Wolcott Parker
Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, New Series, Vol. 13

Smith, Samuel S.
Lewis Morris. Anglo-American Statesman, 1613-1691

Sheridan, Eugene R. Editor
The Papers Of Lewis Morris
ISBN:0911020233. 3 volume set, New Jersey Historical Society, Newark NJ
vol 1 1698- 1730 413 pages 1991
vol 2 1731-1737 326 pages 1993
vol 3 1738-1746 497 pages 1993


Document Repositories

Morris Papers, Rutgers University Library [search on "Lewis Morris"]

Places of Interest

Trent House
15 Market St
Trenton NJ 08611
Open daily 12:30-4pm; closed major holidays

Trent House was the last residence of Lewis Morris while governor of New Jersey, from 1742-1746.

General Lewis R. Morris House
Vermont home of son of Signer Morris

Buccleuch Mansion and Gardens
The home of Elizabeth, the daughter of Governor Lewis Morris, and her husband, Anthony White. Buccleuch Park

Wave Hill,
the home of William Lewis Morris, the great-great grandson of Governor Morris

Acorn Hill 68 Morris Ave.
Morristown NJ 07960
(973) 267-3465
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays
1:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sundays
Victorian mansion, surrounded by Victorian gardens.
May not have anything to do with Lewis Morris.

Internet Links

Morris Genealogy
Tinton Falls Iron Works
Lewis Morris Tablet
Coat of Arms of Morris County
Microfilm copy of 1852 Papers of Lewis Morris
Isabella Graham Morris
The Morris family of Morrisania
The Morris Family in Wales and America
Chief Justice Lewis Morris
Columbia Encyclopedia Entry Entry
Morrisania Genealogy Links
NY Genealogical and Biographical Society on Manors
Virtual American Biographies
The Bronx in History
Timeline of a Lewis Morris Descendancy
Learning Network
Iron Works Set Up
Search Tree of History Queries
Involvement in the Peter Zenger Trial
Interest in King's College
Refusal of Princeton Charter
Bike Paths in Morris County NJ
Gouveneur Morris
Lewis Morris, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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