CONDICT, Silas (1738-1801)

CONDICT, SILAS, (uncle of Lewis Condict and great-grandfather of Augustus William Cutler), a Delegate from New Jersey; born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 7, 1738; completed preparatory studies; was a large landholder in Morristown and vicinity; member of the State council from its organization in 1776 until 1780; member of the committee of safety; Member of the Continental Congress 1781-1783; served in the State general assembly 1791-1794, 1796-1798, and 1800, and served as speaker 1792-1794 and again in 1797; died in Morristown, N.J., September 6, 1801; interment in the cemetery of the First Presbyterian Church.

Rutgers University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
New Brunswick, NJ
Papers: 1759-1836, 0.4 cubic foot.
The papers include a ciphering book relating to surveying, a certificate commissioning Silas Condict as a deputy surveyor for the eastern division of New Jersey, a list of state notes issued by Silas Condict, two letters from Jonathan Stiles concerning taxes, and accounting records for Silas Condict and his wife.

Papers: In the John M. Ludlow Ledgers, ca. 1793-1872, 2 volumes.
Persons named in the accounts include Silas Condict.