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Title Map of Property Situate at Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, belonging to the Estate of John G. Coster, Dec. (1860).
Object Name Map
Catalog Number 2012.040.0007
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Collection Hoboken Map & Guide Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Scope & Content Map of Property Situate at Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, belonging to the Estate of John G. Coster, Dec d. (1860).

Printed map mounted on linen; 21-1/4" x ca. 68-70" (curl prevents exact measurement); extensive ink and pencil annotations; mounted newsclipping notice. PDF on file. Large tiffs media archives.

(This map appears on pages 9-12 of Spielmann & Brush - Certified copies of Original Maps of Hudson County, New Jersey. Hoboken, 1882 (archives 2012.041.0001); it contains additional information, but not the marginalia or other annotations on the copy here.)

Title lower right:

Map of Property Situate at Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, belonging to the Estate of John G. Coster, Dec d.

[lower edge circa 18" from right]
Surveyed and laid out into Lots November 1860
By Daniel Ewen & Austin Ewen,
City Surveyors, New York

[lower edge, printer] W.D. Rue[?] & Co., 59 Wall Street, N.Y.
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Mounted newsclipping, ca. 4" single column, re sale of Gore pieces by Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.; dated in red ink 1870. Full text is in notes.
Notes Archives 2012.040.0007

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Text of newsclipping mounted at lower center:

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS

(Coster Estate) along the old line ditch.

The Hoboken Land and Improvement Company are now prepared to sell the Gore pieces along the line of the old line ditch from Newark to Sixth street, on the following conditions and at the following prices, viz.:

Front on Willow street between Second and Third streets :

Where less than 25 feet deep at $1.50 per superficial § square foot area ;

Where more than 25 feet and less than 50 feet deep at $1.25 per superficial square foot area ;

Where more than 50 feet deep as $1.00 per superficial square foot area ;

Rears of lots fronting on Clinton street between Third and Fourth streets :

Where less than 10 feet deep at 40c. per superficial square foot area;

Where more than 10 feet and less than 25 feet deep at 60c. per superficial foot area;

Where more than 25 feet and less than 50 feet deep at 75c. per superficial square foot area;

Where more than 50 feet deep at $1 per superficial square foot area.

Front on west side of Clinton street from Fifth to Sixth streets:

Where less than 25 feet at $1.25 per superficial square foot area;

Where more than 20 feet and less than 50 feet deep at $1 per superficial square foot area;

Where more than 50feet deep at 75c. per superficial
square foot area ;

Corner lots in all cases 50 per cent. more.

N. B.—In all cases the adjoining property owners j must arrange with each other to purchase these gore pieces commencing from the point or narrow end of the gore and taking all the lots from that end of the block as far as any sales are made.

TERMS

Where the purchase amounts to less than $100 — Cash.

Where the purchase amounts to less than $200, one-half cash, balance in two years.

Where the purchase amounts to more than $200 and less than $400, third cash and balance in two years.

Where the purchase amounts to over $400, 25 per cent. cash and balance in four years. All sums unpaid to bear 7 per cent. interest, payable semi-annually.

This to remain open until the 1st of May next, after which date the company will not be bound thereby.

fe25-10d [ink] 1870 [printed] W. W. SHIPPEN, President

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Date 1860-1870
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1870
Caption full sheet
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