Sunset at Gowanus Bay

Sunset at Gowanus Bay
Sunset at Gowanus Bay, Henry Gritten, 1851

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Philip Cooper v. Elazerus Brewer

File no. 34 from Abstracts of Early Monmouth County Court Papers, Part II, is from the January 1784 session of the Monmouth County Court of Pleas. It is the case of Philip Cooper bringing suit against Elazerus Brewer for a debt of one hundred and ninety pounds.

No. 34 Philip Cooper v. Elazerus Brewer

This hearing occurred just after the close of the American Revolutionary War when Elazerus was about 54 years old. Elazerus was profiled in the post of December 18, 2013.

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