|Birth: ||1604, England|
|Death: ||Jun., 1673|
New Jersey, USA
"CHARLES THE SECOND, BY THE GRACE of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defender of the Faith, &c.; TO ALL to whome this shall come, Greetinge: WHEREAS, by the several Navigacons, discoveryes & successfull Plantacous of diverse of our loveing Subjects of this our Realme of England, Several Lands, Islands, Places, Colonies and Plantacons have byn obtained and settled in that parte of the Continent of America called New England, and thereby the Trade and Commerce there hath byn of late yeares much increased, AND WHEREAS, we have byn informed by the humble Peticon of our Trusty and well beloved John Winthrop, John Mason, Samuel Willis, Henry Clerke, Matthew Allen, John Tappan, Nathan Gold, ** RICHARD TREATE, ** Richard Lord, Henry Woolicott, John Talcott, Daniel Clerke, John Ogden, Thomas Weils, Obedias Brewen, John Clerk, Anthony Hankins, ** John Deming ** and ** MATTHEW CAMFIELD **, being Persons Principally interested in our Colony or Plantacon of Conecticutt in New England, that the same Colony or the greatest parte thereof was purchased and obteyned for greate and valuable Consideracons, And some other parte thereof gained by Conquest, and with much difficulty, and att the only endeavours, expense and Charge of them and their Associates, and those under whome they Clayme, Subdued and improved, and thereby become a consierable enlargement and addicon of our Dominions and interest there,---NOW KNOW YEA" &c. (C.C. R. 2:3-11.)" Pg. 28-29
SOURCE: "The Treat Family: A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt, and Treat for Fifteen Generations, and Four Hundred and Fifty Years in England and America...." By John Harvey Treat, A.M.; The Salem Press Publishing & Printing Co., Salem, Mass. 1893
Mathew Camfield's will was probated in New Jersey in June, 1673. The original will is on file in the State House Annex in Trenton, New Jersey. viz. page 1419 of Un-Recorded Will State of New Jersey Index to Wills Bol 3.