Coxsackie Militia
1779

 

Public Papers of George Clinton
First Governor of New York
1777-1795  - 1801-1804

Volume III

Published by the State of New York
Albany
James B. Lyon, State Printer
1900


 Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf


Coxsackie Exempts Organize a Company of Militia 

To his Excellency George Clinton, Esqr., Governor of the State of New York, &c. 

The petition of the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed and who have either civil or military Commissions or are between the ages of fifty and fifty five years and resident within Coxsackie District in the County of Albany: 

Humbly Sheweth 

That in pursuance of an Act entitled an Act for regulating the Militia of the State of New York your petitioners have entered into an association and chosen our officers to command us as appears in a paper hereunto annexed. 

Your petitioners therefore pray that your Excellency will be pleased to grant Commissions to such our officers and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray &c. 

Francis Salisbury

Pieter Connyne

John Dubois

    the mark of
Henry  X  Hendricksen

John Rouse

Martin Van Ber Gan

John Orr

Thunis Van Vechten Junír

Barent Ebbertsen

Thomas Mesick

Benjín  X  Essex
         his mark

James Armitage

Henry Wabber

Jacob Van Loon

Nicholas Van Woert

Petrus Eghbertson

Peter Van Lone

    the mark of
Jacob  X  Hallenbeck

Isach Dubois

Huybartus Dubois

Wm. Teller Junír

Gerardus Nuwkerk

John Bronck

Anderess Agler

Isaac  X  Teetshorn
      his mark

 

We the hereunder Subscribers being persons who have held either civil or military Commissions or are between the ages of fifty and fifty five years and residing within Cocksackie District in the County of Albany in pursuance of a certain act of this State entitled an act for regulating the Militia of the State of New York do hereby associate ourselves and do also severally agree that we will on all occasions obey the orders of out respective Commanding officers; and will in cases of Invasion or Incursions of the Enemy or Insurrections, march to repel the Enemy, or suppress such Insurrection in the like manner as the enrolled Militia are compelled to do; so as that we shall not when called out in Detachments be annexed to any other Regiment or Company, or be under the immediate Command of any other than our own officers. And we have also this day chosen, James barker for our Captain Abraham Salisbury for our first Lieutenant, Petrus Vanette for our second Lieutenant & Robert Patterson for our Ensign. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our several Hands the Sixth Day of April on thousand seven hundred and seventy nine. 

Jas. Barker

John Bronck

Abraham Salisbury

  the mark of
Isaac  X  Teetshorn

    the mark of
Petrus  X  Vanette

Pieter Connyne

Robt. Patterson

  the mark of
Henry Hendrickson

Francis Salisbury

Martin Van Ber Gan

John Dubois

Thunis Van Vechten Junír

John Rause

Thomas Mesick

John Orr

James Armitage

Baerent Ebbertsen

Jacob Van Loon

Benjín  X  Essex
      his mark

Petrus Egbbertson

Henry Wabber

Jacob Van Loon

Nicholas Van Woert

Petrus Eghbertson

Petter Van Lone

  the mark of
Jacob  X  Hallenbeck

Isach Dubois

Huybartus Dubois

Wm. Teller Junír

Gerardus Nuwkerk

 

Andreas Agler

 


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