For three years there was little or no government in the Jerseys, beyond the measures taken by local officers for preserving the peace.
In 1674 he became, by the appointment of the duke of York (later James II.), governor of New York and the Jerseys, though his jurisdiction over the Jerseys was disputed, and until his recall in 1681 to meet an unfounded charge of dishonesty and favouritism in the collection of the revenues, he proved himself to be a capable administrator, whose imperious disposition, however, rendered him somewhat unpopular among the colonists.
For beef, shorthorns, Herefords, Gallo ways and AberdeenAngus cattle are bred largely, whilst for dairying purposes, shorthorns, Ayrshires, Jerseys, Guernseys and Holstein-Friesians prevail.
Andros, previously appointed viceroy of New England, thereupon received a new commission extending his authority over New York and the Jerseys, and in August 1688 he formally annexed these provinces to the Dominion of New England.
With New Jersey's proximity to the Atlantic coastline, seafood is a natural choice for dining.
When it comes to the Portuguese community, New Jersey's is the fourth largest in the United States, ranking only behind California, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Less than 9 miles from the center of Bernardsville sits the 127 acres of New Jersey's largest horticultural park, Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
After a leisurely drive appreciating New Jersey's countryside, old farm homes and vast horse farms, visitors can enjoy a game of golf or tennis on one of the town's public courts.
Dominicans are one of New Jersey's fastest growing Latino populations, and they have brought a delicious culinary heritage with them to the East Coast.
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New Jersey's restaurant scene is not as well known as its larger neighbor, but in recent years it has started to get some notice.
Travelers often make day trips to New Jersey from New York City, and while there they dine on some of New Jersey's finest foods.
He was an influential advocate of the surrender of the proprietary government of the Jerseys to the Crown (1702), became a member of the New Jersey Council in 1703, was suspended 'by Governor Cornbury in 1704, was elected a member of the Assembly in 1707 and led that body in opposition to Cornbury, was reappointed to the Council under Governor Lovelace in 1708, was again suspended in 1709 by Lieut.-Governor Ingoldsby, was made President of the Council in 1710 under Governor Hunter, and in 1711, during Hunter's administration (1710-1719), of which he was a staunch supporter, was made a justice of the supreme court of New Jersey.
This done, the home government set to work to organize the royal domain which should be known as New England, or the Dominion of New England, and its plan for this provided for the annulment of the charters of Rhode Island and Connecticut, and the inclusion in the Dominion of these colonies, and New Hampshire, Maine, New York and the Jerseys, thereby restoring to New England all the territory, with the exception of Pennsylvania, that was included in the grant to the New England Council in 1620.
Finally, a new commission to Andros, issued in April 1688, extended his jurisdiction over New York and the Jerseys, and the whole region over which he was made governor by this instrument was named "Our Territory and Dominion of New England in America."
These disorders, and especially complaints against the Jerseys as centres of illegal trade, were brought to the attention of King William and his lawyers contended that as only the king could convey powers of government those exercised by the Jersey proprietors, derived as they were from the duke of York, were without sufficient warrant.