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Contents

 

VOLUME I

 

 

 

LIST OF GUARANTORS

 

PREFACE

 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS

 

 

CHAPTER I

The Colonial Period
    By Edwin Robert Walker, LL.D., Chancellor of New Jersey

 

CHAPTER II     

Trenton and Trentonians in the Revolutionary Era
    By Hamilton Schuyler, Litt.D., Rector of Trinity Church and Trustee of the Free Public Library

 

CHAPTER III

  The Two Battles of Trenton
    By Frederick L. Ferris, M.A., formerly Head of History Department in Peddie School; Editorial Writer on the Trenton Times

 

CHAPTER IV

  Some Notable Events of Post-Revolutionary Times
    By Mary J. Messier, of the Staff of the Free Public Library

 

CHAPTER V

  Transportation
    By William J. Backes, Counsellor-at-Law and Chancery Reporter

 

CHAPTER VI

  Landmarks, Taverns, Markets and Fairs
    By William J. Backes

 

CHAPTER VII

  Municipal and Corporate History from the Charter of 1792
    By Leon D. Hirsch, City Clerk

 

CHAPTER VIII

  Churches and Religious Institutions
    By Hamilton Schuyler

 

CHAPTER IX

  Charitable Institutions, Public Welfare and Social Agencies
    By Hamilton Schuyler

 
 
VOLUME II

 

 

 

CHAPTER X

  Industries and Trades
    By John H. Sines, Associate Editor of the Trenton Times newspapers

 

CHAPTER XI

  Banks and Commerce
    By John H. Sines

 

CHAPTER XII

  Courts, Judges and Lawyers; Medicine and Doctors
    By Frederick W. Gnichtel, Formerly Mayor of Trenton and Judge of Mercer County Courts

 

CHAPTER XIII

  Trenton in the Mexican, Civil and Spanish-American Wars
    By Samuel S. Armstrong, Lieutenant Colonel, State Quartermaster General's Department

 

CHAPTER XIV

  Schools and Libraries
    By Howard L. Hughes, A.M., Librarian of the Free Public Library

 

CHAPTER XV

  Journalism and Literature
    By John J. Cleary, LL.D., Editor of the Sunday Times Advertiser and Trustee of the Free Public Library

 

CHAPTER XVI

  Trenton's Recreations
    By John J. Cleary

 

CHAPTER XVII

  Social and Fraternal Organizations
    By Elma L. Johnston, Special Writer on the Trenton Times and associated newspapers

 

CHAPTER XVIII

  Trenton Citizens of Foreign Origin
    By Richard D. La Guardia, Editor of Americanism

 

CHAPTER XIX

  Trenton in the Twentieth Century
    By James Kerney, M.A., Editor and Publisher of the Trenton Times and associated newspapers

 

 

APPENDICES

A       Early Trenton Imprints and Maps

         Compiled by Clayton L. Traver, Bibliographer

 

B       Chronology of Important Events

 

C      Borough and City Officials

 

D      Statistics of Population

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

INDEX

 

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