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Mayors of Albany

Abraham C. Cuyler
Mayor 1770-1778
Abraham C. Cuyler, was the last of the mayors by Royal Commission. A son of Cornelius Cuyler and Catharina Schuyler, he was born April 1, 1742. He married Jannetse Glen, april 10, 1764, and had five children.

He held the military rank of Colonel. He was lukewarm from the first toward the patriot cause, and finally becoming an avowed Loyalist, he went to Canada, and died in Yorkville, February 5, 1810.

The History of the County of Albany, by George Howell, (c)1886, pg 661.

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