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    Buffins Meadows

    I, too, suspect. There was a major rift in the family because of how this all played out.
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    Buffins Meadows

    A. J. Morris is A. S. Morris's son.
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    Buffins Meadows

    Richard was obviously on to something based on the size of the bogs that are in that vicinity. I had no idea where it was located.
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    Buffins Meadows

    It is. He was Richard's brother-in-law and operated the grist mill in Pemberton. The two end up at odds with each other when all is said and done.
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    Buffins Meadows

    It's possible a few were built, as it sounds like Richard had sold a few shares before he lost control of the property.
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    Buffins Meadows

    Guy, this is also in my file - see the following. This is likely how Upton came into possession of the Buffin/Baffin location. A. S. Morris was the trustee for a mortgage on Richard's lands, which, after the end of the Civil War, went into bankruptcy.
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    Buffins Meadows

    Attached is the prospectus from, i'm guessing, 1866. I don't think it is the White property, as the Whites were related to the Jones family, which is how they got the property. Fenwick was the nephew of Benjamin and a cousin of Richard and Samuel's. Benjamin or R&SH Jones sold Fenwick those...
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    Buffins Meadows

    Interesting. Thank you Guy. I have a prospectus for this company from the early 1860s. Looking at your map, I see Baffin Brook. It my have originally been called Baffins Meadow, as the handwriting may be interpreted as either an a or a u. I'm intersted in anything you may dig up.
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    Buffins Meadows

    Does anyone have any information regarding Buffins Meadow, Cranberry and Land Improvement Company? Thanks, Tom
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    Forgotten Towns Of The New Jersey Pine Barrens

    That was a nice presentation.
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    Go Fund Me

    Hi everyone, I have started a gofundme for the portrait of Benjamin Jones of Hanover Furnace fame. Please consider helping preserve this piece of South Jersey history. https://www.gofundme.com/f/restoration-of-benjamin-jones-portrait Sincerely, Tom
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    Richard Jones of Hanover Furnace

    I recently received this image of Samuel Howell Jones from a relative in Washington State.
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    609 area code is getting an "overlay"

    That's the first I've heard of this. Thanks.
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    Richard Jones of Hanover Furnace

    I look forward to hearing from you Guy.
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    Richard Jones of Hanover Furnace

    Thanks Ben. I'm glad you enjoyed it.