Hunter School Minutes No. 10

1830 - 1862

Original Minute book in the possession of Frank Dibbell. Transcribed by Jackie Towner.

  


The property of School District No 10 in the town of Hunter, Green County York State

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district number 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at district school house on the ___ day of October 1839 Benjamin McGregor present as district clerk. Wm Edmunds was chosen moderator resolved unanimously that there shall be no school house built this year resolved by a majority that the school house shall be repaired, resolved unanimously that this meeting be adjourned to the annual meeting on the first Monday in October next.

Hunter, May the third 1830

Signed: Wm Edmunds
              Benjamin McGregor

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at the school house on the 3rd day of May 1830 and public notice, Levi Bardin was chosen moderator and Benjamin McGregor was present as district clerk.

Resolved unanimously that Benjamin McGregor shall serve as district clerk for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Duncan McGregor, Ephraim Hommel, Levi Bardin shall serve as trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that John Teller shall serve as collector.

Resolved unanimously that the annual meeting be adjourned on the first Monday in October next. Hunter Oct. the 11th 1830.

Signed: Levi Bardin, Mod.
              Benjamin McGregor, clerk

 

To the commissioners of common schools of he town of Hunter we the trustees of school district No 10 in said town in conformity with the statute for the support of common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date of ___ and since the date of the last report for said district is five months and that the time during said year and since last report such school has been kept by a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law is five months that the amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during the said year and since the date of the said last report is nineteen dollars seventeen cents and that the same has been expended in paying a teacher duly appointed in all respects according to law for the term of time above stated that the No. of children taught in said district during said year and since said last report is thirty one and that the No. of children residing in our district on the first day of January instant who are over five and under sixteen years of age is thirty one and that the name of the parents or other persons with whoever such children respectively reside and the number residing within each are as follows namely:

John E Schoonmaker – 3                      Ephraim Hommel – 4
William Schoonmaker – 2                   Jeremiah Hommel – 4
Cornelius Van Steenburg – 3              Duncan McGregor – 4
Tjerck Snyder – 1                                  Benjamin McGregor – 4
Harman Van Steenburg – 2                 Edward Farl – 1
John T Douglass – 3

And we further report that our school has not been visited by inspectors of common schools or one of them for the year preceding this report and that sum paid for teaching over and above the public money apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to five dollars twenty cents.

Dated at Hunter this first day of January in the year of our Lord 1831.

 

To the commissioners of common schools of the town of Hunter of school district 10 in said town in conformity with the statute for the support of common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date here of and since the date of the last report for said district is six months and three weeks and that the time during said year and since and since said last report such school has been kept by a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law is six months and three weeks that the amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during the said year and since the date of said last report is $15.75 cents and the same has been expended in paying a teacher duly appointed in all respects according to law for the term of time above stated that the No. of scholars taught in our district during said year and since said last report is thirty two and that the No. of children residing in our district on the first day of January instant who are over five and under sixteen years of age is thirty and that the names of the parents or other persons with whoever such children respectively reside and the No. residing with each one as follows namely: 

Levi Bardin – 1                         Ephraim Hommel – 3
John Waters – 1                        Wm Schoonmaker – 2
Herman Von Steenburg – 2    Jeremiah Hommel – 4
Tjenk Snyder – 1                       John Teller – 1
John E Schoonmaker – 3          Duncan McGregor – 4
Cornelius Von Steenburg – 4  Benjamin McGregor -3
Edward Farl -1

 And we further report that our school has been visited by one of the inspectors of common schools during the year preceding this report and that the sum paid for teacher’s wages over and above the public moneys apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to thirteen dollars twenty five cents. Dated at Hunter this first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two.

Levi Bardin

Ephraim Hommel; trustees 

 

At a special meeting of the freeholders and which and which habitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter called by the trustees of said district and held pursuant of special notices at the house of Jeremiah Hommel on the ninth day of March William Schoonmaker was chosen Moderator and Levi Bardin was chosen as district clerk.

Resolved that John Schoonmaker, Herman Von Steenburg and Jeremiah Hommel shall serve as trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved that Levi Bardin shall serve as collector for the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting shall be adjourned till the first meeting in October next.

                                                                        William Schoonmaker, Moderator

Hunter March the 9th 1833                              Levi Bardin, Clerk

 

To the commissioners of common schools of the town of Hunter we the trustees of School District No. 10 in said town in conformity of the statue for the support of common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year and ending on the date here of and since the date of the last report for said district is three months and that the time during the year and since last report such school has been kept by a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law is three months that the amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during said year and since the date of said last report is fifteen dollars and forty five cents and that thirteen dollars and ninety cents has been expended in paying teacher duly appointed in all respects according to law for the term of time above stated that there is one dollar and 55 cents remaining in our hands that the No. of scholars taught in our district during said year and since the date of said last report is thirty three and that the No. of children residing in our district on the first day of Jan “inst” who are over five and under sixteen years of age is twenty one and the names of the parents and other persons with whom the respectively reside are as follows namely and the No. residing each:

Levi Bardin – 1                         Ephraim Hommel – 3
Herman Van Steenburg – 2    William Schoonmaker – 3
Tjenk Snyder – 2                       Jeremiah Hommel – 3
John Schoonmaker – 2              John Waters – 1
Cornelius Van Steenburg -3    Edward Farl – 1

And we further report that our school has not been visited by one of the inspectors of common schools during the year preceding this report and that we have not paid anything over and above the sum paid of the public money said year dated this first day of Jan in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three.

                                                Levi Bardin
                                                Ephraim Hommel, Trustees

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the house of Jeremiah Hommel in said district on the 7th day of Oct in the year of our Lord 1833. Herman Van Steenburg was chosen Moderator and Levi Bardin was present as district clerk.

Resolved that Levi Bardin shall serve for district clerk for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hommel, Herman Van Steenburg and John Waters shall serve as trustees for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Ephraim Hommel shall serve as collector.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting be adjourned until the first Monday in Nov next.

Hunter Oct the 7th 1833.

                        Herman Van Steenburg, Moderator
                        Levi Bardin, District Clerk

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to our adjournment and public notice at the house of Jeremiah Hommel in said district on the 3rd day of Nov in the year of our Lord 1834. Jeremiah Hommel was chosen Moderator and Levi Bardin was present as district clerk.

Resolving unanimously that Levi Bardin shall serve as district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hommel, Herman Van Steenburg and John Waters shall serve as trustees for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Ephraim Hommel shall serve as collector the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting be adjourned until the first Monday in Nov next

Hunter Nov 3rd 1834.

                        Jeremiah Hommel, Moderator

                        Levi Bardin, District Clerk

 

This may certify that Ephraim Hommel has been put in collector in this school district for this year ending on the first Monday of Nov next 1835 and I as district clerk am by the registered trustees to record that he has refused to serve and that George Hommel is appointed by the trustees to serve as collector until the first Monday in Nov next.

                        Levi Bardin, District Clerk

 

To the commissioners of common schools of the town of Hunter we the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity of the statute for the support of common schools do certify and report that the whole time that any school has been kept in our district during this year and ending on the date of the last report for the said district is five months and a half and that the time during the year and since said last report such school has been kept by a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law is five months and a half that amount of moneys received in our district from the commissioners of common school during the year and since the date of said last report is $11.13 cents and that the same has been expended in paying a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law that the No. of children taught in our district during said year and since the date of said last report is 18 and that the No. of children residing in our district on the first day of January inst who is over five and under sixteen years of age is 17 and the names of the parents and the persons with whom they respectively reside is as follows viz and No. residing with each:

Levi Bardin – 2                                     Jeremiah Hommel – 3
Harmon Van Steenburg – 3               Wm Schoonmaker -3
John Schoonmaker – 2                         John Waters – 2
Ephraim Hommel – 2                          Edward Farl – 1

And we further report that our school has been visited by one of the inspectors of common schools during the year preceding this report and that sum paid for teacher’s wages over and above the public moneys apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to $14.49 cents.

Dated this first day of January in the year of our Lord 1835

                                    John Waters
                                    Harman Van Steenburg, Trustees

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of School District No. 10 in the town of Hunter at a special meeting called by the trustees of said district and held pursuant to special notice at the house of Jeremiah Hommel in said district on the 14th day of February year 1835 Abel Mix was chosen Moderator and Levi Bardin was present as District Clerk.

Resolved unanimously that there shall be a school house built in the above district.

Resolved by a majority of voters present that the school house be built on or near the line between Jeremiah Hommel and a farm of Ephraim Hommel designated by the short farm.

Resolved unanimously that we raise seventy-six dollars and twenty five cents to be raised by a tax to expend in building a school house and from choosing a site.

Hunter Feb 14 1835

                                    Abel Mix, Moderator
                                    Levi Bardin, District Clerk

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of School District No. ten in the town of Hunter at the house of Jeremiah Hommel on the 2nd day of Nov 1835.

John Waters was chosen Moderator and Levi Bardin was present as district clerk.

Resolved by a majority of votes that Levi Bardin shall serve for district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Levi Bardin, John Waters and Ephraim Hommel shall serve for trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hommel shall serve the ensuing year for collector.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting be adjourned until the first Monday in Nov next.

Hunter Nov 2nd 1835

                                    John Waters, Moderator
                                    Levi Bardin, District Clerk

 

To the commissioners of Common Schools of the town of Hunter we the trustees of School District No. 10 in said town in conformity to the statute for the support of common schools do certify and report that there has been no school kept in our district during last year and ending on the date hereof  and since the date of the last report for said district that the amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during said year and since the date of said last report is eleven dollars and ___ cents that the sum lies in the hands of the trustees yet that the No. of children residing in our district  on the first day of Jan inst over five and under sixteen years of age is 18 and that the names of the parents or other persons with who such children respectfully reside and the No. residing with each one as follows:

Ephraim Hommel – 2                                  Levi Bardin – 2
John Schoonmaker – 2                                  Jeremiah Hommel – 2
Wm Schoonmaker – 4                                  Herman Van Steenburg – 3
John Waters – 2                                             Edward Farl – 1

Dated at Hunter this first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.

                                    Levi Bardin
                                    John Waters
                                    Ephraim Hommel, Trustees                                   Levi Bardin, Clerk

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants (not readable, but no doubt similar to notes below except this one appears to be dated Jan 1830

____ Hommel was chosen moderator for ensuing year……

(The rest of this page so faint, impossible to decipher)

It appears to be signed by Jeremiah Hommel and? John Waters? District Clerk

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to special notice by order of commissioners of common schools of said town to reorganize said district __ on the 28th day of May 1838 at the house lately occupied by Matthew Schoonmaker in said district whereof Amos Dibbell was chosen moderator and H C Rundell was chosen Clerk protem.

Resolved by a majority votes that Henry C Rundell serve as clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Ephraim Hommel, Levi Bardin and Amos Dibbell serve as trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hommel serve as district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that school be kept in the house lately occupied by Matthew Schoonmaker the ensuing year.

Voted that this meeting be adjourned to the first Monday in Oct next at the house voted for a school to kept in the ensuing year at 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

                                    Amos Dibbell, Moderator
                                    Henry C Rundell, Clerk

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at the school house on the first day of Oct A. D. 1838 where of Levi Bardin was chosen moderator and H C Randell was present as clerk. Voted that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in November next at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the house now occupied for a school house.

                                    Levi Bardin, Moderator
                                    Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

 

At the annual meeting of freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at the house occupied for a school house in said district on the _ day of November 1838 whereof Levi Bardin was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as clerk.

Resolved that Henry C Rundell serve as clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that Levi Bardin, Ephraim Hommel and Amos Dibbell serve as trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved that Jeremiah Hommel serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in November next at the house now occupied for a school house at 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

                                    Levi Bardin, Moderator
                                    Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

 

To the commissioners of Common Schools of the town of Hunter we the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity with the statute for the support of common schools de certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for said district is three months and that the time during said year and since said last report such school has been kept by a teacher duly appointed and approved in all respects according to law that we have not received any money from the commissioners of Common Schools in our district during said year that the No. of children taught in said district during said year is 20 and that the No. of children residing in our district on the last day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years of age is 20 and that the names of the parents or other persons with whom such children respectively reside and the No. residing with each are as follows:

Amos Dibbell – 3                                    Edward Farl – 2
Ephraim Hommel – 1                             Levi Bardin – 3
Jeremiah Hommel – 2                             Abram Schoonmaker – 1
Henry C Rundell – 3                               Harman Van Steenburg -5
 

And we further report that our school has not been visited by the inspectors of common or one of them during the year preceding this report and that the sum paid teachers wages during said year amounts to twelve dollars. Dated at Hunter this the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine.

                                    Levi Bardin                                      H C Rundell, District Clerk
                                    Ephraim Hommel
                                    Amos Dibbell, Trustees

 

At a meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter called by the trustees of said district and held pursuant to special notice at the house occupied the past season for a school house on the 2nd day of March 1839 at 7 o’clock in the afternoon whereof Levi Bardin was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as clerk.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the house of Ephraim Hommels at 8 o’clock this present evening.

Resolved unanimously that this district build a school house on the ___ a few rods west of the house occupied for a school house this past season.

Resolved unanimously that we build a school house 18 feet by 22.

Resolved by a majority of votes that we raise seventy five dollars by tax on the taxable property of this district to build the above described school house.

Resolved that Henry Hommel serves district librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned till the first Saturday in November next at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the house where this meeting was first appointed.

                                    Levi Bardin, Moderator
                                    Henry C Randell, District Clerk

 

At a special meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to special notice at the school house on the 10th of October 1839 at 7 o’clock in the afternoon.

Whereof Abel Mix was chosen moderator and H C Rundell was present as clerk.

Resolved by a majority of votes present that we raise twenty-five dollars by a tax on the taxable property of said district for the purpose of finishing the school house and furnishing a stove for the same. Voted that this meeting be adjourned till the first Saturday in November at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the school house.

                                    Abel Mix, Moderator
                                    Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

 

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the house of H C Rundell 2nd day of Nov 1839.

Whereof Ephraim Hommel was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as clerk.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned forthwith to the school house.

Resolved that Ephraim Hommel, Levi Bardin and Edward Farl serve as trustees the ensuing year.

Resolved that H C Rundell serve as clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that Jeremiah Hommel serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that Henry Hommel serve as district librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in Nov next at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the school house.

                                    Ephraim Hommel, Moderator
                                    Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

 

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at the school house on the 7th day of Nov 1840.

Resolved unanimously that Jonas Hyser serve as district clerk for the ensuing year.

Resolved that Archibald Ward, Henry Hummel and Patrick Kelly serve as trustees for the ensuing year.

Resolved that Jeremiah Hummel serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that Jonas Hyser serve as district librarian for the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned until Wednesday next at 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

                                    Archibald Ward, Moderator
                                    Henry Randell, Clerk

 

At an adjourned meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of hunter at the school house on the 11th day of Nov 1840 whereof – Ephraim Hummel was chosen moderator and Jonas Hyser clerk.

Noted that the District accept the trustees report.

Voted that this meeting be adjourned till the first Saturday in Nov 1841 at six o’clock in the afternoon at the school house No.10.

                                    Ephraim Hummel, Moderator
                                    Jonas Hyser, District Clerk 

 

To the commissioners of common schools of the town of Hunter we the trustees of School district No.10 in said town in conformity with the statute for the support of common school do certify and report that the whole time any school has been held in our district during of the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for said district is seven months of which four months and three days by an approved teacher in all respects according to law and the public money drawn the last year is twenty one dollars and twenty five cents –

The number of children taught in said year is 22. And the number of children residing in our district on the first day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years in age is 23. That the names of the parents or other persons with whom such children respectfully reside and the No. residing with each are as follows viz.

Amos Dibble – 2                                    Harman Van Steenburg – 4
Ephraim Hummel – 1                           Abraham Schoonmaker – 2
Archibald Ward – 4                               Henry C Rundell – 3
Jeremiah Hummel – 2                           Edward Ferrill – 2
Jonas Hyser – 1                                       Patrick Kelly – 2

And we further report that our school has been visited by the inspectors of common schools during the year preceding this report and the sum paid for teachers wages over and above the public money apportioned to our district the last year amounts to #14.43cts.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one.

            Jonas Hyser, District Clerk             Archibald Ward
                                                                        Henry Hummel
                                                                        Patrick Kelly, Trustees

 

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter pursuant to adjournment at the school house on the 6th day of Nov 1841.

Resolved unanimously that Jonas Hyser serve as clerk for the ensuing year –

Resolved unanimously that Archibald Ward, Henry Hummel and Henry C Rundell serve as trustees for the ensuing year –

Resolved unanimously that Harmon Dibble serve as collector for the ensuing year –

Resolved unanimously that Jonas Hyser serve as librarian for the ensuing year –

Resolved unanimously that this meeting be adjourned until the 10th inst at the school house No. 10 in said district.

 

At an adjourned annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment the school house on the 10th day of Nov 1841.

Harmon Dibble was chosen moderator and Archibald Ward as clerk pro tem. Moved and voted that the public money received the ensuing year shall be equally divided to the school taught through the summer session.

Voted that this meeting be adjourned till the first Saturday in Nov 1842 at six o’clock in the afternoon at the school house in District No. 10.

                                    Harmon Dibble, Moderator
                                    Archibald Ward, Clerk Pro Tem

 

Report of trustees of school districts to the commissioners of common schools.

To the commissioners of common schools of the town of Hunter. We the trustees of School District No. 10 in the said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is five months and twenty two days, and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is five months and twenty two days.

The amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during the said year and since the date of the said last report, excepting library money is twenty six dollars and sixty cents. And that the said sum has been applied to the payment of the compensation of teacher employed in the said district and licensed as the statute prescribes.

And the sum paid for teacher wages over and above the public money apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to five dollars and ninety cents.

The amount of library money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during said year and since the date of said last report is four dollars and eight cents, the said sum has been applied to the purchase of library books. The number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last of December last is twenty eight.

The number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is twenty two. The number of children residing in our district on the last day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years of age is twenty six.

And we further report that our school has once been visited by the Deputy Superintendent of the county of Green in the last year.

The school books in use in our district during the last year are the following; Copps spelling book, History of United States, arithmetic, geography and ----men.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.

 

At a special meeting held of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at school house No. 1o on the 19th day of March 1842 whereas Ephraim Hummel was chosen moderator and Jonas Hyser, clerk was present it was voted that the time of holding annual meetings shall be held on the first Saturday of January 1843.

 

Report of trustees of school district to the commissioners of common schools

To the Commissioners of Common Schools of the town of Hunter.

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district is six months and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is four months and three days.

That the amount of money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during the said year and since the date of the said last report excepting library money is twenty four dollars and forty five cents and that the said sum has been applied to the payment of the compensation of teachers employment in the said district and licensed as the statute prescribes – and that the sum paid for teachers wages over and above the public money apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to twenty dollars.

That the amount of library money received in our district from the commissioners of common schools during said year and since the date of the said last report is three dollars and seventy six cents and that the said sum has been applied to the purchase of a library for the district. That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last was thirty eight. That the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is thirty. That of the said children sixteen attended less than two months, ten two months and less than four; four, four months and less than six and that the number of children residing in our district on the last day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years of age is forty three and that the names of the parents and other persons with whom such children respectively reside and the number residing with each are as follows:

Henry C Rundell – 4                                     Philander Hummel – 1
Archibald Ward – 4                                       Edward Schoonmaker – 1
Amos Dibbell – 1                                           John Byrens – 3
Jonas Hyser – 1                                              Wm Byrens - 2
Abm. Schoonmaker – 4                                 Edward Ferrell - 2
Harman Van Steenburg – 4                          Patrick Kelly – 3
Jeremiah Hummel – 1                                   Harmon Bunts – 2
Wm Schoonmaker – 4                                    D. Howard – 3
John Schulte – 2                                              Wm Hummel – 1
 

And we further report that our school has been visited by the Deputy Superintendent of the county once and by the town inspectors not once.

That the school books in use in said district during said year are the following, geography, History of the Untied States, the elementary spelling book, arithmetic, Juvenile Reader and Popular lessons.

Dated at District No. 10 January 1st 1843

                                    Henry C Rundell
                                    Henry Hummel
                                    Archibald Ward, Trustees
                                    Jonas Hyser, Clerk

 

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter pursuant to adjournment at the house of Jeremiah S Hummel in said district on the 7th day of January 1843 –

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hummel serve as Moderator and Jonas Hyser, Clerk was present.

Resolved unanimously that Daniel E Brodhead serve as clerk in the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Henry C Rundell, Archibald Ward and Philander Hummel serve as trustees for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Harmon Dibbell serve as Collector for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Jeremiah Hummel serve as Librarian for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that the annual meeting be adjourned until the first Saturday in January 1844 at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the school house in District No. 10.

                                    Jeremiah Hummel, Moderator
                                    Jonas Hyser, Clerk
 

At a special meeting of the legal voters of School District No. 10 called by the Trustees of said district and held pursuant to special notice at the school house in said district on the 17th day of April 1843 Jonas Hyser was chosen Moderator and Daniel Brodhead was present as clerk.

Resolved unanimously that Edward Ferrill serve as Trustee in the place of Archibald Ward.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting adjourn sine die –

                                    Jonas Hyser, Moderator
                                    Daniel E Brodhead, Clerk

 

To the Superintendent of Common Schools of the town of Hunter

We the Trustees of School District No. 10 in said town, in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is five months and eight days: and at the time during said year and since the date of the last report, such school has been kept by teachers after obtaining a certificate of qualification, according to law is four months and eleven days; that the amount of money received in our district from the Commissioners of Common Schools during the said year and since the date of the said last report  except library money is thirty seven dollars and ninety one cents; and that the said sum has been applied to the payment to the payment of compensation of teachers employed in the said district and licensed as the statutes prescribe – and that the sum paid for teachers wages over and above the public money apportioned to said district, during the same year amounts to six dollars and eighty five cents – that the amount of library money received in our district  from the Commissioners of Public Schools during said year and since the date of the said last report is five dollars and eighty four cents, and that the said sum has been applied to the purchase of a library for the district as the law directs – That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last was fifty – That the number of children taught in said district, during  said year and since last report is thirty three – That of the said children twenty five attended less than two months; six- two months; and less than four; two- four months and less than six;--- six months and less than eight,--- eight months and less than ten;--- ten months and less than twelve;-- twelve months – And that the number of children residing in our district on the last day of December last, who are over five and under sixteen years of age is forty four and that the names of the parents and other persons with whom such children respectively reside, and the number residing with each are as follows:

Henry C Rundell – 5                                     Isaac Swart – 3
William Byrnes – 3                                       Harmon Bunt – 1
John Byrnes – 2                                              Philander B Hummel – 1
Abraham Schoonmaker – 4                          Samuel Young – 4
Harmon Van Steenburg – 3                         John T Hummel – 1
Patrick Kelly – 4                                            Jeremiah Hummel – 1
Edward Farrell – 2                                        John Schultis – 2
Amos Dibbell – 1                                          Edwin Mase – 4
                                                                         Abraham Myers – 4

That the number of colored children between the ages of five and sixteen years attending a school taught in our district during the year aforesaid by a licensed teacher for at least four months was ----- of whom ----- reside in said district, ---- attended from district no. – From district no. ---- From district no. --- From district no. ----- From district no. -----That the whole amount of public money received from the Commissioners of Public Schools of our town, during the year aforesaid, for the use of said colored school was ---- and that the said sum has been applied to the compensation of the teacher thereof; and that our school has been visited by the Deputy Superintendent of the county 0 times, and by the town Inspector or one of these, in company with the Deputy Superintendent 0 times, and by said town Superintendent once during the year preceding this report.

That the school books in use in said district during said year are the following: History of the United States, Elementary Spelling Book, Smith’s Grammar, Olney’s Geography, Dabell’s Arithmetic, Testament Juvenile Reader-

That there have been no private or select schools, not incorporated, taught in said district during the year aforesaid, and the average number of pupils in attendance therein was ---

In consequence of one of our school bills being mislaid we were obliged to delay our report for the necessary information it contained, which we hope your Honor will forgive.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four.

                                    Henry C Rundell
                                    Philander Hummel, Trustees

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of School District No. 10, held at the school house in the town of Hunter on the 6th day of January 1844 John Bunt was chosen moderator and Daniel E Brodhead was present as District Clerk- 

Resolved unanimously that Daniel E Brodhead serve as District Clerk for the ensuing year- 

Resolved unanimously that George Dibbell, Philander Hommel and John Bunt serve as trustees for the ensuing year-

Resolved unanimously that Henry Hummel serve as collector for the ensuing year-

Resolved unanimously that Harmon B Dibbell serve as Librarian for the ensuing year-

On motion it was unanimously resolved that this meeting be adjourn until 1st day of January 1845-

                         John Bunt, Moderator
                        Daniel E Brodhead, District Clerk

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 of the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment at the house of William Hommel on the 11th day of January 1845, Henry C Rundell was chosen Moderator and Daniel E Brodhead was present as District Clerk-

Resolved by a majority of votes present that Henry C Rundell serve as clerk of said district for the ensuing year-

Resolved unanimously that Samuel B Young serve as trustee in the place of John Bunt-

Resolved by a majority of votes present that Harmon B Dibbell serve as Librarian for the ensuing year-

Resolved unanimously that this meeting adjourn until the first Saturday in January 1846, at 6 o’clock PM at the school house in District No. 10.

                        Henry C Rundell, Moderator
                        Daniel E Brodhead, Clerk 

To the town Superintendent of common schools of the town of Hunter.

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is seven months and twenty one days and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by teachers after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is seven months and twenty one days, that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent of common schools  during the said year and since the date of last report excepting library money is thirty nine dollars and ninety two cents and that the said sum has been applied to the payment of the compensation of teachers employed in the said district and licensed as the statutes prescribes and that the sum paid for teachers wages over and above the public moneys apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to thirteen dollars and eight cents that the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent of common schools during said year and since the date of said last report is six dollars and fourteen cents and the said sum has been applied to the purchase of suitable books for the library as the law requires, that the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand the last day of December last was sixty, that the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is forty one, that of the said children thirteen attended less than two months, twenty one two months and less than four, none over four and less than six, seven six months and less than eight and that the number of children residing in our district on the last day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years of age forty four and that the names of the parents and other persons with whom such children respectively reside and the number residing with each are as follows:

Names of parents             No. of children
Isaac Swart                                    3
Patrick Kelly                                5
Edward Garrett                            2
Amos Dibbell                               1
Jacob Lant                                      3
Harmon Bunt                                1
John Byrnes                                   2
Abraham Schoonmaker               5
Harmon Van Steenberg               3
Willis B Linsley                            1
Samuel B Young                           4
William Byrnes                             3
Henry C Rundell                          5
Philander B Hommel                   2
William Hommel                         1
John T Hommel                            1
Jeremiah Hommel                        1
Henry Parker                                 1

That there is no colored children residing in our district

            And we further report that our school has been visited by the County Superintendent of the county once and by the town Superintendent of Common Schools in company with the County Superintendent once, that the school books in use in said district during said school year are the following:

Spelling books, Webster’s elementary reading books, History of United States, Worcester’s 3 book testament and English reader arithmetic, Daball’s geography, Olneys, Peters, Parleys and village school, that there have been no private or select schools not incorporated taught in said district during the year aforesaid and that the number of pupils in attendance therein was none.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five.

                        John Bunt
                        George W Dibbell
                        Philander Hommel, Trustees
 

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of School District No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public at the school house on Saturday the 3rd day of January 1846 at 6 o’clock in the afternoon where of Jeremiah Hommel was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved unanimously that Henry C Rundell serve as district clerk for ensuing year.

Resolved that Jeremiah J Hommel serve as trustee for three years next ensuing.

Resolved that William Hommel serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that Fred H Dibbell serve as librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in January 1847 at the school house 6 o’clock in the PM.

            Jeremiah J Hommel, Moderator
            Henry C Rundell, District Clerk 

At a special meeting of the legal voters of School District No. 10 in the town of Hunter called by the said trustees of said district and held pursuant to special notice at the school house on the 5th day of Sept 1846 whereof Samuel B Young was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved that the site of the School house be changed.

            Daniel C Brodhead          ayes
            Isaac Swart
            Samuel B Young
            Jeremiah J Hommel
            George H Leetsil
            Henry C Rundell
            George W Dibbell
            Harmon Van Steenburg     noes
            Edward Farrell
            Robert Farrell
 

Resolved unanimously that the school house be located on the north side of the turnpike road nearly south of the old site commencing at a pile of stones at the north end of a log bridge running thence northerly eight rods thence westerly eight rods thence southerly eight rods to said turnpike road thence easterly along said road to the place of beginning.

Resolved unanimously that the trustees pay Martin Guilfuss five dollars for the above described lot.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting approve of the above proceedings.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to Monday the 14th day of Sept inst at 6 o’clock in the afternoon at the school house.

                        Samuel B Young, Moderator
                        Henry C Rundell, District Clerk
 

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on Saturday the 2nd day of January 1847 at 6 0’clock PM. Philander B Hommel was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved that Henry C Rundell serve as district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Hommel serve as trustee for three years ensuing, in place of George W Dibbell whose time of service expired.

Resolved that George W Dibbell serve as collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that Philander B Hommel serve as district librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in January 1848 at the school house in said district at 6 o’clock PM.

                        Philander B Hommel, Moderator
                        Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on the 1st day of January 1848 at 6 o’clock PM in the afternoon. John Bunt was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.    

Resolved that the meeting vote by ayes and noes.

Resolved that Edward Farrel serve as trustee for one year in place of Jeremiah J Hommel removed.

Resolved that Harmon B Dibbell serve as trustee for three years in the place of Samuel B Young term expired.

Resolved that Henry C Rundell serve as district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that John Bunt serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker serve as district librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to the first Saturday in January 1848 to the school house at 6 o’clock PM.

                        Philander H Hommel, Moderator
                        Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

To the town superintendent of common schools of the town of Hunter.

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in the said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date and since the date of the last report for said district is four months and that during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by a teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is four months that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent of common schools during the said year and since the date of the said last report except library money is forty four dollars and that the said sum twenty six dollars has been applied to the payment of the compensation of teachers wages employed in said district and licensed as the statute prescribes the reason why the remaining part of the money has not been expended is that our school house is not fit to keep at school  in except during the summer. That the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent of common schools during said year and since the date of the said last report is seven dollars and that the said sum was on or before the first day of October last applied to the purchase of maps one of the state of NY one of the United States that the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last is one hundred and one that the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is forty one that of the said children 27 attended less than two months 14 two months and less than four and that the number of children residing in our district on the last day of December last who are over five and under sixteen years of age is fifty and that the names of the parents and other persons with whom such children respectively reside and the number with each are as follows:

John P Schoonmaker            2                      George W Dibbell            1
Ephraim Hommel                1                      Samuel B Young               4
Daniel E Broadhead             1                      Robert Farrell                    1
George H Teetsil                  1                      Edward Farrell                  1
John T Hommel                    3                      Patrick Kelly                      5         
William Schoonmaker         4                      Henry C Rundell              4
William Hommel                 2                      John Byrnes                        3
Philander B Hommel          3                      Abram Schoonmaker        4
Martin Guilfuss                    3                      Harmon Van Steenburg   4
Patrick Colman                     3
                                               24                                                                  26

That there is no colored children in the district and we further report that our school has been visited by the county once that the school books in use in said district during said year are the following spelling books Cabs new book geographys, Mitchels, Village School and Peters Parley, Reading Books, Worcesters 2, 5 and 4th books and Porters rhetorical reader that there has been no private or select schools not incorporated taught in said district during the year aforesaid.

Dated at Hunter this 1st day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty eight.

            Samuel B Young
            William Hommel, Trustees          

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of School District No. 10 in the town of Hunter, held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on Saturday 1st day of January one thousand eight and forty eight at 6 o’clock PM John Bunt chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved that the meeting vote by ayes and noes.

Resolved that Edward Farrell serve as trustee for one year in place of Jeremiah S Hommel removed.

Resolved that Harmon B Dibbell serve as trustee for three years in place of Samuel B Young whose time of service expired.

Resolved that Henry serve as clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that John Bunt serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker serve as district librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn to the first Saturday in January 1849 at the schoolhouse 6 o’clock PM.

            John Bunt, Moderator
            Henry C Rundell, District Clerk

At a special meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter called by the trustees of said district and held pursuant to special noticed at the house of John Bunt on the 8th day of April 1848 6 o’clock in the afternoon, Harmon B Dibbell was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved unanimously that we raise forty dollars from the taxable profits in the district exempting that of Nicholas Elmendorf and Martin Guilfuss.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn to the first Saturday in May next at 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

            Harmon B Dibbell, Moderator
            H C Rundell, District Clerk

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter, do hereby appoint William Schoonmaker collector in said district in place of John Bunt who is absent for the purpose of collecting a tax to build a school house. Dated at Hunter this 12th day of June 1848.

            Harmon B Dibbell
            Edward Farrell, Trustees

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on the 6th day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty nine, George W Dibbell was chosen moderator, Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved that George W Dibbell serve as trustee for three years in place of Edward Ferrell whose term of service is expired.

Resolved that Henry C Rundell serve as district clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that Ephraim Hommel serve as district collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker serve as librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn to the first Saturday in January next at the school house 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

            George W Dibbell, Chair
            H C Rundell, District Clerk

To the town superintendent of Common Schools of the town of Hunter:

We the trustees of School District number 10 in the town of Hunter in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is seven months and thirteen days and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by teachers after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is seven months and thirteen days, that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent during the said year and since the date of said last report excepting library money is forty four dollars and fourteen cents and eighteen dollars and eighteen cents that was left over and allowed on application to the superintendent of common schools and that the said sum has been applied on our order to the payment of the compensation of teachers wages employed in said district and licensed as the statutes prescribes.

That the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent during said year and since the date of the said last report is ten dollars and sixty three cents to the purchase of school journals.

That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last was one hundred and twenty one. That the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is thirty three. That of the said children twenty attended less than two months, two two months and less than four – eight four months and less than six – three six months and less than eight. That there were on the last day of December last forty seven children residing in said district between the ages of five and sixteen years and the names of the parents and other persons with whom such children respectively reside and the number residing with each are as follows:

Henry C Rundell             4                                  John M Hommel               1
George W Dibbell            2                                 William Hommel              2         
Martin Guilfuss                3                                 John T Hommel                 2
Philander B Hommel      3                                  Daniel E Broadhead         1
John Byrnes                       3                                 Amos Dibbell                     1
Ephraim Hommel           1                                  William Schoonmaker      4
Edward Farrell                 1                                  Mathew Schoonmaker      1
Abram Schoonmaker       4                                  John P Schoonmaker         2
Harmon Van Steenburg  4                                  Patrick Kelly                       5
Patrick Colman                 2                                  Robert Farrell                     1

And we further report that our school has been inspected by the town superintendent once during the year preceding this report. That the whole amount of taxes levied in the district during the year is forty two dollars 87 cents and that the said sum of money was raised for the following purposes: Purchase of school house site one dollar and fifty cents, building school house forty dollars, book care one dollar thirty seven cents.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine.

At a special meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter called by the trustees of said district and held pursuant to special notice at the school house on Tuesday the 8th day of May 1849 – 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

Edward Farrell was chosen moderator and Henry C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved unanimously that John Kerr serve as trustee the unexpired term of William Hommel removed.

Resolved by a majority of voters present (?) that there be raised by tax on the taxable property of the district exclusive of the property of Nicolas Elmendorf  and Martin Guilfuss the sum of fifteen dollars to clear the ground and lay the foundation for the new school house.

Resolved unanimously that the old school house be sold at a public auction as soon as the new house is finished and fit for use.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn sine die. Dated May 8th 1849.

            Edward Farrell, Chairman
            H C Rundell, District Clerk

Report

To the town superintendent of common schools of the town of Hunter.

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is six months and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by a teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is six months, that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent during the said year and since the date of the said last report excepting library money is

and the said sum forty two dollars has been applied on our order to the payment of the compensation of teachers employed in the said district and licensed as the statute prescribes.

That the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent and during said year and since the date of the said last report is none.

That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last was one hundred and twenty one.

That the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is thirty six.

That of the said children thirteen attended less than two months, seven two months and less than four months, sixteen four months and less than six months, none over six months.

That there were on the last day of December last forty five children residing in said district between the ages of five and sixteen years and the number residing and the number residing with each are contained in schedule annexed and we further report that our school has not been inspected by the town superintendent during the year preceding this report.

That the whole amount of taxes levied in the district during the year is sixteen dollars and eight cents and that the said sum of money was raised for the following purposes. For digging and laying foundation for school house fifteen dollars…$15.00, for book care one dollar and eight cents…$1.08.

That school books in use are the following; spelling books, Cbs new book and the elementary arithmetic and Davies Grammars, Smiths reading books, Porters Rhetorical reader, Worcesters 2 and 3 book, Testament and geographys, Mitchels.

 

Schedule A
Names of Parents
No. of children

Daniel E Broadhead                   1                      Robert Farrell                    1
John T Hommel                           2                      Harmon B Dibbell            1
Wm Schoonmaker                       3                      Henry C Rundell              3
Ephraim Hommel                       1                      John Byrnes                        3
Benjamin Miller                           2                      Abram Schoonmaker        3
Philander B Hommel                  4                      Harmon Van Steenburg   3
Martin Guilfuss                            2                      John M Hommel               1
George W Dibbell                        2                      Patrick Colman                 3
Jacob Lant                                      2                      John Kerr                           1
Patrick Kelly                                 5                      Owen Meabe                    1         
Edward Farrell                             1 

Dated at Hunter the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty.

            Harmon B Dibbell
            John Kerr, Trustees

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 of the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on the 5th day of January 1850, Jacob Lant was chosen moderator and H C Rundell was present as district clerk.

Resolved by a majority of votes present that John Kerr serve as trustee for three succeeding years.

Resolved that Benjamin Miller serve as clerk the year ensuing.

Resolved that Edward Farrell serve as collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that Benjamin Miller serve as librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn to the 23rd of Jan inst to the house of Benjamin Miller, 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

            Jacob Lant, Chairman
            H C Rundell, Clerk

At an adjourned meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held at the house of Benjamin Miller on the 23rd day of January 1850 at six o’clock in the afternoon henary C runnels (Henry C Rundell?) was chosen chairman and Benjamin Miller was present as clerk.

Resolved that the trustees hire Earl Dibble house to keep school in this winter.

Resolved by a majority of the legal voters present that we raise forty two dollars for teachers wages and three dollars for fuel this year, no vote on annual meeting.

            H C Runels, moderator
            Benjamin Miller, clerk

At a special meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held at the school house on Friday the 22nd day of February 1850 at six o’clock on the afternoon of that day.

Harmon Van Steenburg was chosen moderator and Benjamin Miller was present as clerk.

Resolved that Ephraim Hommel sell the old school house on Friday the 15th of March at one o’clock on the afternoon of that day.

Resolved that the annual meeting be on the 15th of September.

Resolved that the collection of this tax be postponed to the 1st of September.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn.

            Harmon Van Steenburg, Chairman
            Benjamin Miller, Clerk

At an annual meeting of the legal voters of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to adjournment and public notice at the school house on the 14th day of September 1850 Patrick Coleman was chosen moderator and Benjamin Miller was present as district clerk.

Resolved by a majority of voters present that Edward Farrell serve as trustee for three succeeding years.

Resolved that Benjamin Miller serve as clerk the ensuing year.

Resolved that Philander Hommel serve as collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker serve as librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker furnish five boards of wood the ensuing year at 50 cents per board.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to 18th of September 1851.

            Patrick Coleman, Chairman
            Benjamin Miller, Clerk

      

Report

To the town superintendent of common schools of the town of Hunter:

We the trustees of school district No. 10 in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is seven months fifteen days and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by a teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is seven months fifteen days.

That the amount apportioned to our district by the town superintendent during the said year and since the date of the last report excepting library money is sixty three dollars seventy one cents. And that the said sum has been applied on our order to the payment of the compensation of teachers employed in the said district and licensed as the statute prescribes.

That the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent during said year and since the date of the last report is twelve dollars eighty four cents and that the said sum has been applied to the purchase of books.

That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand the last day of December last was one hundred and thirty and that the number of children taught in said district during said year and since last report is fifty four, that of the said children 23 attended less than two months, 6 two months and less than four, 12 four months and less than six, 12 six months and less than eight, 0 eight months and less than ten, 0 ten months and less than twelve, 0 twelve months. That there were on the last day of  December last forty seven residing in said district between the ages of five and sixteen years and the number residing with each are contained in schedule as annexed and we further report that our school has been inspected by the town superintendent not once during the year preceding this report, that the sum paid for teachers wages in said district over and above the public moneys apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to thirty one dollars and seventy nine cents, that the whole amount of taxes levied in the district during the year is forty three dollars and the said sum of money was for the following purposes, namely for teachers wages including board 31.79, fuel 2.50, that the school books in use in said district during said year are the following namely spelling books, Cobs new book and elementary arithmatics, Adaves (?) geographys, Mitchell’s grammar, Smiths reading books, Porters Rhetorical, Rulers, Worster reading and testament, that there have been no private or select schools not incorporated taught in said district during the year aforesaid and that the average number of pupils in attendance therein was that the number of colored children between the ages of five and sixteen attending a school taught in our district aforesaid by a licensed teacher for at least four months was 0, that the whole amount of public money apportioned by the town superintendent of our town during the year aforesaid for the use of said colored school was none and that the said sum has been applied to the compensation of the teacher thereof and that the amount of money paid to such teacher over and above the public money so received was the tax that is levied in the is not collected yet but the sum set down has been expended. Dated Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty one.

Schedule A
Names of Parents
 

Patrick Coleman                       4                                  Patrick Kelly                            6
Harman Van Steenburgh         3                                  John Ego (?)                             1
Abram Schoonmaker               4                                  Henry C Rundell                     2
John Burns                                 3                                  Harmon B Dibbell                   1
James Kerr                                 1                                  George W Dibbell                    3
John Kerr                                   1                                  Martin Guilfuss                        2
Benjamin Miller                       3                                   Philander B Hommel              4
Owen McCabe                         1                                   William Schoonmaker             3
John K Hommel                       2                                   George Tietsill                         1
Edward Farrell                        1                                   Ephraim Hommel                    1
Amos(?) Ball                            1                                   Daniel E Broadhead                 1                                                      
                                                 24                                                                                      25 

Dated at Hunter the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty one. 

Edward Farrell
John Kerr
George W Dibbell, trustees                                    

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to appointment and public notice held at the school house on the 18th of September 1851. Patrick Kelly was chosen moderator and Benjamin Miller was present as district clerk.

It was unanimously resolved that Benjamin Miller serve as trustee in the place of George W Dibbell whose time of office expired.

Resolved unanimously that Daniel E Broadhead serve as district clerk for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Henry Hommel serve as collector for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that William H Nyes serve as librarian for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting adjourn one year from this date.

            Patrick Kelly, Moderator
            Benjamin Miller, District Clerk

Report to the trustees to the town superintendent of the town of Hunter-

We the trustees of school district number ten in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools, do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is six months and three days and that the time during said year and since the date of said last report, such school has been kept by two teachers after obtaining a certificate of qualification, according to law, is six months and three days, and that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent during the said year and since the date of the said last report, excepting library money is seventeen dollars and twenty four cents and that the said sum has been applied on our order to the payment of the compensation of teachers employed in the said district and licensed as the statutes prescribes- that the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent during said year and since the date of said last report is three dollars and thirty five cents. That the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on hand on the last day of December last was one hundred and thirty three. That the number of children taught in said district, during said year and since last report is forty seven. That of the said children six attended less than two months, twenty four two months and less than four, eight four months and less than six, nine six months, and less than eight-eight months and less than two none-ten months and less than twelve none-twelve months none. That there were on the last day of December last sixty seven children residing in said district between the ages of four and twenty one years and the number residing with each are contained in schedule A. annexed – and we further report that our school has been inspected by the town superintendent not once during the year preceding this report. That the sum paid for teachers’ wages, in this district over and above the public moneys apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to twenty two dollars and forty four cents. That the school books in use in said district during said year are the following: Rhetorical Reader, Worcester second and third book, Cobbs Juvenile Reader, Cobbs Elemtary Spelling Book, Davis Arithmetic, Mitchells Primary and Poetical Geography and Comstocks Philosophy.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two –

            Benjamin Miller
            Edward Farrell, Trustees

Schedule A
Names of Parents
 

William Schoonmaker               3
John T Hommel                          5
William H Myers                       1
Samuel B Young                        7
Daniel E Broadhead                  1
Silas Hommel                             1
Patrick Coleman                         5
John N Hommel                          3
Harmon Van Steenburgh           4
Abraham Schoonmaker              8
John Burns                                    4
John Kerr                                      2
Owen McCabe                             1
Edward Farrell                             2
Patrick Kelly                                6
Jacob Bunt                                    1
Harmon B Dibbell                       2
Martin Guilfuss                           2
Philander Hommel                     5
Benjamin Miller                          4
                                                      67 

At an annual meeting for the election of officers in district No. 10 Samuel Young was chairman and Benjamin Miller was present as clerk.

Resolved that Benjamin Miller serve as clerk this year.

Resolved that Abraham Schoonmaker serve as trustee for two years.

Resolved that Henry Hommel serve as trustee for three years.

Resolved that John Kerr serve as collector this year.

Resolved that Horace B Linsley serve as librarian this year.

Resolved that the fuel be furnished by one man this year.

Resolved that one board be delivered by the first of October and four by the first of November.

Resolved that this meeting adjourn one year from this date.

September 18th 1852 (?)

            Samuel Young, Chairman
            Benjamin Miller, Clerk

At an annual meeting for the election of officers in district No. 10 town of Hunter

_______ B Dibbell was chairman an B Miller was present as clerk.

Resolved that Samuel Young serve as clerk(?) one year.

Resolved that H B Linsley serve as trustee for three years.

Resolved that George W Linsley serve as collector the ensuing year.

Resolved that William Schoonmaker serve as librarian the ensuing year.

Resolved that the trustees lay a tax of five dollars and five shillings on the inhabitants that sent to school for the wood of last winter.

Resolved that five cord of wood be furnished for the winter school.

Resolved that the trustees build a wood house.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned one year from date Sept 19th 1853.

            H B Dibbell, Chairman
            B Miller, clerk

Report of the trustees to the town Superintendent of the town of Hunter.

We the trustees of school district number ten in said town in conformity with the statutes relating to common schools do certify and report that the whole time any school has been kept in our district during the year ending on the date hereof and since the date of the last report for the said district is nine months and fifteen days by a teacher duly qualified and that during said year and since the date of said last report such school has been kept by a teacher after obtaining a certificate of qualification according to law is nine months and fifteen days, that the amount of money apportioned to our district by the town superintendent of common schools during the said year and since the date of said last report except library money and that the said sum has been applied on our order to the payment of the compensation of the teacher employed in the said district and licensed as the statute prescribed, that the amount of library money received in our district from the town superintendent of common schools during said year and since the date of said last report is none, that the number of volumes belonging to the district library and on the last day of December last is one hundred and fourteen, that the number of children taught in said district during said year and since of last report is forty two, that the said children thirty attended less than two months, twelve two months and less than four, four months and less than six none, six months and less than eight none, eight months and less than ten none, ten months and less than twelve none, twelve months none – that there were on the last day of  December last seventy three children residing in said district between the ages of four and twenty one years of age and the number residing with each one contained in schedule A. annexed, and we further report that our school had been inspected by the town superintendent twice during the year preceding this report and that the sum paid for teachers wages over and above the public money apportioned to said district during the same year amounts to $___ and the school books in use in said district during said year are the following: namely the rhetorical reader, Worcester second and third books, Cobb’s juvenile reader, Cobb’s elementary spelling book, Davis  arithmetic, Mitchell’s primary and practical  geography and Comstock’s philosophy, that there have been no private or select schools not incorporated taught in said district during the year aforesaid.

Dated at Hunter the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three.

            H B Linsley
            Abram Schoonmaker
            Henry Hommel, Trustees

Schedule A.
Names of Parents

 

Edward Farrell                     2                                  Mr. Br__                              3
James Dooling                      1                                  H B Dibbell                        2
Jacob Bunt                              2                                 Martin Guilfuss                 2
John Iga                                  1                                  Philander Hommel           5
Owen McCabe                       2                                 Wm Schoonmaker             3
John Kerr                                2                                  John T Hommel                 5
Benjamin Melon                   4                                   John Elvy?                          1
John Burns                             5                                   S B Young                           6
Abram Schoonmaker           9                                   Amos Dibbell                     1
_______  ______                     2                                   Jeremiah Hommel             1
Harmon Van Steenburgh     3                                   H B Linsley                         1
John Hommel                        4                                                                                30
Patrick Coleman                   5                                                                                72
                                                42

At an annual meeting of the freeholders and inhabitants of district 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to appointment and public notice held at the school house on the 18th day September 1854.

Patrick Coleman was chosen moderator and Samuel B Young was present as district clerk.

It was unanimously resolved Michael Farrell serve as trustee in place of Abram Schoonmaker whose term of office expired.

Resolved unanimously that Hiram E Dibbell serve as district clerk for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that James Dolan serve as collector for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that Henry Hommel serve as librarian for the ensuing year.

Resolved unanimously that the library money if possible shall be applied to the repairing and building and finishing the school house inside as far as the money will go.

Resolved unanimously that the wood be furnished by the lowest bidder.

Resolved unanimously that this meeting adjourn one year from this date September the 19th 1854.

            Patrick Coleman, Moderator
            Samuel B. Young, District Clerk

Note: (there does seem to be some pages missing from here on as there are some years missing.)

At an annual meeting of the freeholders of school district No. 10 in the town of Hunter held pursuant to appointment and public notice, held at the school house on the 15th day of September 1856.

Resolved Jacob Guilfuss preside as chairman at this meeting.

Patrick Maguire chosen as clerk in H B Dibbell absence.

George Teetsel was chosen as trustee for three years in the place of George Teetsell.

H B Dibbell was chosen as clerk for the ensuing year.

Josiah Guilfuss was chosen as collector for the ensuing year.

Resolved that the school be continued until the first of November and collected by rate bill.

Resolved that Patrick Coleman get the wood for the winter school for three months for eight dollars by the job.

Resolved that this meeting be adjourned until September 16th 1857

            Jacob Guilfuss, Moderator
            H B Dibbell, Clerk

To an annual meeting held at the school house in district No. 10 Sept 15th 1857 in Hunter held pursuant to adjournment public notice having been given, resolved that Jeremiah S Hommel be trustee, M B Dibbell was chosen clerk, John Rich was chosen collector is librarian chosen.

Meeting was adjourned one year from today. Trustee and collector were considered not liable to hold their office because the trustee was not a legal voter the collector had moved location? and would not serve.

            M B Dibbell, Clerk

At an especial meeting having been called by the clerk by order of trustee held at the school house in District No. 10 town of Hunter on 29th day of October 1857 for the purpose of electing officers to fill the vacancy caused by the last annual meeting and to provide wood for the winter school.

Resolved that the vote taken Sept. 15th be ____ for trustee and collector. Hiram E Dibbell was chosen as trustee to fill the place of Michael Farrell for three years, John Kerr chosen collector, Henry Hommel was chosen as librarian, resolved that there shall be winter school kept, resolved that Michael Farrell get five cords of four foot dry maple wood to be delivered at school house sawed once in two ready for the stove for eleven dollars by order of trustees, resolved that as soon as the wood delivered according to contract the trustees levy a tax on the district to pay for the wood, resolved that this meeting be adjourned until the 22nd day of November 1857.

            M B Dibbell, Clerk.

To a special meeting held on the 3rd day of December 1858, George Tetsil was chosen moderator, John Kerr chosen as trustee, M B Dibbell for clerk, M E Dibbell for collector, resolved that a book desk be bought worth 3 ½  or 4 dollars, resolved that Jared Guilfuss get 5 cords wood for $11. for the winter school, resolved this meeting be adjourned to the second Tuesday of October 1859 at the school house at 6 o’clock P M.

            M B Dibbell, Clerk

To an annual meeting held at the school house in District No. 10 on the second Tuesday of Oct 1857, Edward Farrell was chosen moderator, John Kerr was chosen trustee, H B Dibbell chosen clerk, Jared Guilfuss chosen collector, resolved John Kerr be paid 2 dollars for getting teacher in the first tax, resolved to have a winter school kept this winter Jared Guilfuss agrees to get 7 cords of wood for the winter school for 12 dollars and have it cut and piled up at the school house by the middle of November in a good and workman like manner. Meeting adjourned one year from date at 6 P M.

            H B Dibble, Clerk

To an annual meeting held at the school house on the 2nd Tuesday of October 1860 held to be unlawful and void.

A special meeting was called and held at the schoolhouse on the 15th day of October 1860. Edward Farrell was chosen as chairman, resolved that there shall be 3 trustees and carried by the vote the following names were chosen as trustees:

Henry Hommel                        year
George Tetsil                            year
Jared Guilfuss                           year
Jeremiah S Hommel chosen as clerk
Amos B Young as collector
John Kerr as librarian

Trustees to get 4 cords wood for the winter school. Meting adjourned one year from 2nd Tuesday of Oct 1860.

            H B Dibbell, Clerk

To annual school meeting held at the school house in District No. 10 on the 2nd Tuesday of October 1862, meeting called to order by the trustee Edward Farrell chosen as chairman. Meeting adjourned on the account clerk not present till the 8th of Oct 1862, Edward Farrell served as clerk.

To an adjourned meeting held at the schoolhouse on the 8th day of October 1862. Meeting called to order. Edward Farrell chosen as chairman, Charles ____ as trustee in the place of  _____ Hommel for three years, H B Dibbell chosen as clerk, Henry Hommel collector?, _____ _____ collector?, John Kerr chosen as librarian. Hugh? McCabe? Is to get wood for the winter school ____ ____ ____ cord to be all ____ _____ ____ ____ cut and _____ ____. Meeting adjourned to the 2nd Tuesday of Oct _____.

(This ‘schedule A’ last page no report with it)

 Names of parents                                     no of children

Samuel Young                                                  4
Daniel Burns                                                     1
Patrick Coleman                                               4
Harmon Van Steenburgh                                1
John M Hommel                                               8
Abraham Schoonmaker                                   2
John Burns                                                         4
Peter Tetsil                                                        2
William Hommel                                             2
John Young                                                       1
George Tetsil                                                    1
Henry Hommel                                                1
William Bunt                                                    1
Jacob Bunt                                                         4
Lewis Dolan                                                     7
Benjamin Wise                                                 1
Patrick Burns                                                    2
H B Dibbell                                                       3
Patrick Guffy                                                    2
John Kerr                                                          4
Josiah Guilfuss                                                2
John Brice                                                         4
 (no date on list)

 


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