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First Reformed Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.36.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 9 Bayard Street
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.49504, -74.44228
Tiffany 1910: Page 85
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1811-1812 [HIST1991]
Architect:
Comment: Badly damaged by fire, 29 May 1971 [NYT1971, HIST1991]
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.36.1.1: Voorhees Memorial Window: The Pilgrims (1891) (Destroyed)
30.36.1.2: Letson Memorial Window: Our Lord and St. Mary (1891) (Destroyed)

Item 30.36.1.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [HIST1991]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Voorhees Memorial Window
Theme: The Pilgrims [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 85
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Signature:
Other documentation: [DT1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ira Condit (or Condict) Voorhees (22 Feb 1799 - 12 Sep 1878) [DT1891, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Ann Rolph Holbert Voorhees [DT1891, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed 21 Sep 1891 [DT1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Pilgrim
Location: north side [DT1891]
Cost: about $500 [DT1891]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 29 May 1971 [HIST1991]

Item 30.36.1.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [HIST1991]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Letson Memorial Window
Theme: Our Lord and St. Mary [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 85
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Signature:
Other documentation: [DT1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Johnson Letson (8 Dec 1806 - 9 Mar 1885) [DT1891, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his daughters, Mary Shaddle Letson (Mrs. William Henry) Acken and Amelia Augusta Letson (Mrs. Theodore B.) Romeyn [DT1891, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed 21 Sep 1891 [DT1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ; Mary
Location: north side [DT1891]
Cost: about $500 [DT1891]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the name as Lettson [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 29 May 1971 [HIST1991]

References

DT1891: New Brunswick Daily Times (22 Sep 1891, p. 1)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1991: The Town Clock Church: History of the First Reformed Church, New Brunswick, NJ, J. David Muyskens (1991)
NYT1971: New York Times (30 May 1971)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)

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