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date: 16 November 2019

Carteret, Philiplocked

(1639– December 1682)
  • Kenneth Morgan

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Carteret, Philip (1639– December 1682), first deputy governor of New Jersey, was born on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands, the son of Helier de Carteret, attorney general of Jersey, and Rachel La Cloche. He was a cousin of Sir George Carteret who, with John, Lord Berkeley, was awarded the proprietary colony of New Jersey by the duke of York in 1664. Philip Carteret was commissioned by them as deputy governor of New Jersey at the age of twenty-five. He arrived in the colony in August 1665 with thirty colonists from Jersey....

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