New Baltimore Town
Records

1811-

Transcribed by Scott Wichmann from microfilmed copies of the original records located at the State Library at Albany

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No. 1

1811
A Record of the Town of New Baltimore
In The County of Greene
(State of New York)
By Elisha D. Hall
Town Clerk

The Alphabet

Arranged in the following Order – and – Recorded and Filed under the following – Titles 

Officers                        of the Town
Certificates                  of the Town officers
Poor                              of the Town
Highways                    Districts thereof
Election                        Votes
Marks                           &c &c
Recognizances            of (Tavern Keepers)
Accounts                     Audited
School                          Districts thereof
Slaves                           Manumitted
Strays Recorded         Back part of the Book
Bonds                           Indemnifying the Town
Indentures                  By Overseers of the Poor
Filing of Mortgages   See on K & L
Filing of Mortgages   See on V W
                                      and H 

Town of New Baltimore --- 1811

Chap. 45

An Act to divide the Town of Coxsackie in the County of Greene  
Passed March 13th 1811

Be it enacted by the people of the State of New York represented in Senate and Assembly that from and after the passing of this act all the part of the Town of Coxsackie in the County of Greene       Beginning at Columbia County line opposite to a point of a Rock at Hudsons River near to a place called planke pat – thence – running north eighty Degrees west from said Rock six hundred and fifteen chains to the west bounds of the said Town – thence seven Degrees ten minutes East three hundred and twenty three Chains and fifty links along the west bounds of the said Town of Coxsackie to the County line which divides the Counties of Greene and Albany – thence north Eighty six Degrees and thirty minutes East along the Said County line to the County of Columbia in the Hudsons River – thence Southerly along the Columbia County line to the place of Beginning – Shall be and hereby is executed into a separate Town by the name of New Baltimore and the first Town Meeting with Said Town of New Baltimore shall be held at the Dwelling House of Peter Wolf, now occupied By Matthew Setts in Said Town and thence all the remaining part of the Town of Coxsackie shall be and remain a separate Town by the Name of Coxsackie and the next Town meeting in the Said Town of Coxsackie shall be held at the place to which it now Stands adjourned ---

Second Section

And be it further enacted that as soon as may be after the first Tuesday in April next the Supervisors and overseers of the Poor of the Towns aforesaid shall by notice given for that purpose by the Supervisors thereof meet together and apportion the poor Maintained by the said Town of Coxsackie and the Poor Mostly belonging to the Same agreeably to the last tax list and that each of the said Towns shall forever thereafter respectively support their own Poor ---

Copy of the original Act

P. 1      New Baltimore           April 2nd 1811

Greene County            We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore in said County opened and held Town Meeting on the second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eleven at the House of Matthew Sitssers in said Town and upon the canvass and estimate of the votes given at this Town Meeting for our said Town agreeable to law do Certify determine and declare that the following persons are duly chosen as Town officers for the ensuing year           By the greatest Majority ---

            Viz                                                                  Majority

Tunis P. Vanslyke                  Supervisor                      84

 

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk                  187

 

Samuel Youmans       }                                                   6

Martin G. VanBergen }          Assessors                    187

Hollet Titus                }                                                190

 

Thomas Powell           }                                               190

Thomas Hallock         }          Commissioners             78

Salmon Skinner          }                                                  74

 

Jeremiah Bedell          }                                                 80

Peter Vanslyke           }          Poor Masters                 81

 

Jeremiah Bedell Junr              Collector                      74

 

Caleb Gage                 }                                              170

Matthew Scott                        }          Constables                    74

Jeremiah Bedell Junr. }                                                36

Levi Dewitt                 }                                                31

Next Town Meeting at Jonathan Millers                        9

                                                            Benjamin Baker             }
                                                            Simeon Garret               }         Inspectors
                                                            Charles Titus                  }
                                                            Tunis P. Vanslyke          }         of the
                                                            Andrew A. Vanderzee }         Town

Voted Viva Voce
            Peter Wolf                    }
            Noah Wheeler             }          Pound Masters          

            John Armstrong          }
            William Bedell             }
            William Ray                 }          Fence Viewers
            Martin G. VanBergen }
            Robert G. Palmer         }
            Thomas Powell            }                                                    

650 Dollars to be Raised by the Town of New Baltimore

Hogs not to be Commoners unless yoked with a sufficient yoke and Ringed 

P. 2      New Baltimore           1811

Tunis P. Vanslyke  Certificate as Supervisor –
            filed in the town Clerks office           April   1811

Elisha D. Hall  Certificate as Town Clerk –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Martin G. VanBergen  Certificate as Assessor –
            filed in  the office                               April   1811

Hollet Titus Certificate as Assessor –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Samuel Youmans Certificate as Assessor and Overseer of Highways -
            filed in the Town Clerks office          April   1811

Thomas Hallock Certificate as commissioner of Highways –
            filed in the Town Clerks office          April   1811

Thomas Powell Certificate as Commissioner of Highways –
            filed in the Town Clerks office          April   1811

Salmon Skinner Certificate as Commissioner of Highways –
            filed in the Town Clerks office          April   1811

Peter Vanslyke Certificate as Overseer of the Poor –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Jeremiah Bedell Certificate as Overseer of Poor –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Matthew Scott Certificate and Bond for Constable –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Caleb Gage Certificate and Bond for Constable –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

Jeremiah Bedell Junr. Certificate and Bond for Constable –
            filed in the office                                April   1811

P.  3     New Baltimore          1811

Division of the Poor & Poor Money

Pursuant to an Act of the Legislature of  the State of New York Entitled an Act to divide the Town of Coxsackie in the County of Greene passed the 15th Day of March 1811--- We the Supervisors and Poor Masters of the Town of Coxsackie & Baltimore have divided the Poor as follows, to Witt—for the Town of Coxsackie Samuel Huntington, James Biggs, Nelly Totten, Cornelius Brower and his wife Margarett Brower and her child or Eldest daughter Catharine Brower-and for the Town of Baltimore---Patience Cook, Nelly Severson, Jonathan Hill and Eleanor Brower---and the proportion of the Poor Money of Each Town is as follows---The Town of Coxsackie the sum of one hundred and five Dollars ninety Cents—and the Town of Baltimore Eighty three Dollars thirty Cents—and the proportion of all the furniture in the Poor House to the Town of Baltimore is fifteen Dollars which the overseers of the Poor of the Town of Coxsackie agree to pay and keep the whole for their Use---Given under our hands this 26th day of April 1811---Coxsackie---

Simeon Fitch              Supervisor                  Tunis P. Vanslyke          Supervisor

Leond Bronk      }       Overseer                     Peter VanSlyke            }  Overseer
John Thompson  }      of the Poor                  Jeremiah Bedell          }  of the Poor 

The above Recorded from the Original Certificate

P. 4  New Baltimore   1811

Road Districts as follows---

Poll of an Election for overseers of Highways for the Town of New Baltimore held at the House of Matthew Setts on the first Tuesday of April 1811

Nos.

1          From the North Bounds of the Town to the Calkill                                                                                                             Berent Houghtaling

2          From the Calkill to South Bounds of the Town                                                                                                                     John C. Clapper

3          From Benjamin Lisks Corner to Sarles Black Smith Shop and from the Road by Solomon Coonleys and on the Hill to the Town       
            line                                                                                                                                                                                                 Peter Gedney

4          From Peter Bronks by Daniel Gregorys to the cross Road North of John Coonleys                                                         John Woolf

5          From Nathan Bevens to Gersham Griffins and the cross Road to McCabes Saw Mill                                                     Jonathan Miller

6          From Gersham Griffins to Nehemiah Meads and from Meads to the South Bounds of the Town                               Adam Bedell

7          From the Turnpike South of Charles Titus to the four corners and from William Partus to the McCabe Saw Mill   Ephraim Garrett

8          From Gersham Griffins to Sarles Blacksmith Shop thence west to Reuben Sniffins Land                                              Nathaniel Golden

9          From the Crotch of the Road west to Noah Wheelers to the top of the hill to Powells and the short Road of Elisha Smiths and the north Road by
            Samuel Youmans to the Town line                                                                                                                                           Samuel Youmans

10        From Benjamin Armstrongs to Benjamin Lisks Corner                                                                                                        Daniel Smith

11.       From the Ledge South of Isaac Smiths and from Edward Powells to the Main Road                                                     Elisha Smith

12.       From Stanton Hill Road to Francis Clows                                                                                                                               Joshua Smith

13.       From Henry Bogardus to the North Bounds of the Town by Skinners Mill                                                                     Tunis Woolf

14.       From Nehemiah Meads to Elisha Powells—to the main Road East of Noah Wheelers to the Town line South of Elisha Powell then north to the
            Turnpike                                                                                                                                                                                       Elisha Powell

15.       From the school House on the Stanton Hill Road and by Simeon Garretts to the Road that leads to Skinners Mill and the cross Road that past of the
            Town                                                                                                                                                                                             Simeon Garrett

16.       From the School House East of place to John Solls east line and the cross Road between David Halsted to the main Road and north by John Williams
            to the line                                                                                                                                                                                     Jesse Smith

P. 5      New Baltimore           1811

Road Districts Continued &c

Nos.

17.       From Tunis P. Vanslykes to River                                                                                                                                           Tunis P. Vanslyke

18.       From the Crotch of the Road west of Noah Wheelers to the west of the Town by Gideon Palmers                          Ira Palmer

19.       From Ruggles Mill east to James Plumber                                                                                                                             John Vanslyke

20.       From Bogardus Ferry to Henry Vanbergens Mill—and from thence to the south Road to the South Bounds of the Town and from John Duis northerly
            to the middle of the bridge                                                                                                                                                       (blank)

21.       From Charles Ayers to John T. Youngs                                                                                                                                   John Armstrong

22.       From Tunis A. Vanslykes to Allen Plums House                                                                                                                  Willard Bradley

23.       From GreenVille Town line to Benjamin Reynolds to the Main Road by Gideon Palmers                                           Justes Miller

24.       From Ruggles Store west to the Turnpike and from Stephen Parsons East to the River                                               Richard Shaw

25.       From Reuben Sniffins west line to Johns Solls East line                                                                                                      Johnson Winn

26.       From McMackens Mills South to Vanbergens Grist Mill to intersect the same and from to the Middle of the Bridge and north of Anthony Vanbergens
            Saw Mill                                                                                                                                                                                       John Vanslyke

27.       From Bogardus Ferry by John Duis to the middle of the Bridge near Vanbergens Saw Mill—from the mill to Peter Bronks  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Anthony Vanbergen

28.       From Charles Lisks to the Road that leads from John T. Youngs to Bogardus                                                                John E. Truman

29.       From the four Corner Road By Gilbert Travis to the   ----- ----- ----- Bounds of the Town                                           (blank)

P. 6      New Baltimore           1811

Robert G. Palmer Certificate as fence Viewer filed in the office April 1811

Barent Houghtaling Certificate as Overseer of Highways filed in the office April 1811

Thomas Powell Certificate as fence Viewer filed in the office April 1811

Richard Shaw Certificate as overseer of Highways filed in the office May 1811

Election Certificate for Lieut. Governor—Senators & Members of Assembly       1811

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the Thirtieth Day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eleven at the Dwelling House of Noah Wheeler in said Town and on Wednesday the first day of May at the dwelling House of Matthew Sitssers and on Thursday the second day of May at the Dwelling House of John K. Brown where the pool was closed and upon the Canvass and estimate of the votes given at this Election for our said Town agreeable to Law---do Certify determine and declare that the following is a correct Statement of Votes given at this Election---

Office

Name

Votes

Lieutenant Governor

DeWitt Clinton

Seventy seven

Lieutenant Governor

Nicholas Fish

Forty four

Lieutenant Governor

Merinis Wottel

One

Senator from middle district

William Faber

Seventy eight

Senator from middle district

Erastus Root

Seventy eight

Senator from middle district

Elisha Williams

Forty four

Senator from middle district

Ebenezar Foote

Forty

Assembly from Greene

John Ely

One hundred and fifteen

Assembly from Greene

Simon Sayre

One hundred and thirteen

Assembly from Greene

Amos Botsford

Fifty one

Assembly from Greene

Ashbel Stanley

Fifty one

Given under our hands at John A. Browns in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the Second day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eleven

                                    Tunis P. Vanslyk        Supervisor

                                    Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

                                    Hollet Titus                }
                                    Martin G. VanBergen }  Assessors
                                    Samuel Youmans       }

Recorded
Copy from the original Certificate

P. 8      New Baltimore           1811

Peter Gedney Certificate as overseer of Highways filed in the office          May 1811

Tunis P. Vanslyke Anthony Van Bergen Simeon Garrett & Benjamin Baker Esqrs. Certificate of Excise filed in the office     May 1811

Charles Titus affirmation of Excise filed in the office                                 May 1811

Tavern Keepers:  Jonathan Miller Ephraim Garrett Noah Wheeler John (his mark) Boom Leonard Conine Jabez Bushnell Matthew Sitzers Caleb Gage & John H. Browns Recognizances filed                                                              May 1811

The auditing of the accounts of the Town on the 31st Day of March 1812 is filed in the Town Clerks office

            Town Debt amount     $256.68
            Town Cr.                         245.25
   
                                                    11.43

            Due Peter Vanslyke          5.00

            Due Jeremiah Bedell for services up to this date 4.02
   
                                                $   20.45

the Receipts are on file in this office

as Respects the Poor & Poor Money of this Town are as follows—Viz-

Simeon Fitch-Rect.  John Thompson-Receipt  Edward Wells-Receipt 

Simeon Fitch John Thompson & Leonard Bronk-Receipt & Discharge

Ruggles & Durnings-Rect  Deborah Thorn-Rect  Simeon Fitch-Rect

Cornelius Brower-Rect  Peter Vanslyke-Rect  Abraham Vosburgh-Rect

as for their Statement

Peter Vanslyke & Jeremiah Bedell  Bill of Services & Licenses inserted filed

P. 9     New Baltimore           1811

            John T. Youngs mark a slit under side the right ear              [drawing]

            Tunis P. Vanslyke mark a Cross off the left ear

1812    Isaac Sarles mark a Cross off the right ear

            John Coonley mark—Two slits in the near Ear & one slit in the off ear

1813    Paul Sherman mark—Two halfpennys on the upper side the left ear

            Benjamin Baker mark—a square cross off the left Ear & a halfpenny on the upper side the right Ear

            Henry C. Houghtaling’s mark—a Square Cross off Each Ear and a Slit in the left ear

            James Mathews Mark—a slit in the end of the left Ear

            Thomas Williams Mark—a halfpenny under each Ear

1814    George Hughson Mark—a Cross on the left Ear & a Slit in from the top of the right Ear

            William Bartholomew Mark—a Swallowfork in the End of the right Ear

            Daniel Smith’s Mark—is a half Cross or Ell off the left Ear

            Samuel Dodge Mark—a halfpenny on the foreside of the left Ear and a slit in the End of the same Ear

            Jacob C. Bedell Mark—End of Each Ear Cut off & a Slit in the left Ear

P. 10    New Baltimore           1811

Simeon Garretts Mark--         [blank]

Daniel Gregory’s mark—a Slit in the Left Ear and Halfpenny under side the right Ear

Peter Houghtaling’s mark—Cross off the Left ear and a slit up from the under side the same

John Bedell’s mark—a slit in the right Ear and a Halfpenny under side the other ear

Benjamin Bedell’s mark—Halfpenny in the in the top or foreside of Each Ear

Peter Clow’s Mark—a slit in the left Ear & a notch Near the End of the right Ear in the form oposite (sic) [drawing]       

Caleb Sarles Mark—a Cross off the right Ear and Halfpenny underside the same Ear

John T. Smiths Mark—Cross of the Left Ear and Halfpenny underside the same Ear

Charles McCardell Mark—Cross of the Left Ear & two slits in the Same & a hole in the right Ear

Henry Williams Mark—a Cross off the Left Ear & Halfpenny underside the Right Ear

Jeremiah Williams Mark—a Cross off the Right Ear & Halfpeny underside the left Ear

Nathaniel Goldin Mark—hole in the Left Ear

Zebulon Hallack’s Mark—a Cross on the left Ear and a Slit in from the Top of the Right Ear

Anthony C. Hoghtalin Mark—a Cross off the Right Ear and two Slits in the same & a hole in the Left

P. 11    New Baltimore           1812

Greene County            We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore in said County opened and held Town Meeting on the Second Day of April in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred & Twelve at the House of Jonathan Miller in said Town & upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes given at this Town meeting agreeable to law—do Certify determine and Declare that the following persons are duly chosen as Town officers for the ensuing Year—By the greatest Majority—Viz—

Recorded

  majorities

Office

Name

Vote

Supervisor

Tunis P. Vanslyke

160

Town Clerk

Elisha D. Hall

160

Assessor

Samuel Baker

36

Assessor

Martin G. Van Bergen

159

Assessor

David Halsted

160

Commissioner

Robert Palmer

160

Commissioner

Salmon Skinner

158

Commissioner

Elmer Chase

153

Commissioner

John T. Youngs

5

Poor Master

Peter Vanslyke

159

Poor Master

Jeremiah Bedell

159

Collector

Jeremiah Bedell Junr.

110

Constable

Ephraim H. Bogardus

138

Constable

Elisha Powell Junr.

131

Constable

James Cook

48

Constable

Zebulon Hallock

85

Justices of the Peace  Charles Titus
                                      Tunis P. Vanslyke
                                      Anthony VanBergen
                                      Benjamin Baker
                                      Simeon Garrett

Jonathan Miller’s Place of Election
Majority 17 votes

Laws passed at the Town Meeting on the 7th of April 1812 held at Jonathan Millers for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene—Voted viva voce

Pound Masters:  Peter Wolf, Noah Wheeler, Anthony VanBergen, Stephen Parsons

Fence Viewers:  William Bedell, Jabez Bushnell, Daniel Sarles, Nathaniel Golden, Ephraim Garrett

Hogs not to be Commoners unless yoked & Ringed lawfully

Rams to be forfeited if found among sheep after the first day of September till the 10 of November

Money Raised by the Town for the Support of the Poor for this year is one hundred Dollars

Pound Masters to Receive & Confine all Trespassers brought them in their own yard Barn or stable or any convenient Place—Shall be lawful Boundary

P. 12    New Baltimore 1812

The following Certificates of the Town Officers which are here noted are Received and on file in the Town Clerks office

Tunis P. Vanslyk        Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

Martin G. VanBergen  }
Samuel Baker               }  Assessors
David Halsted              }

Salmon Skinner           }
John T. Youngs            }  Commissioners of Highways
Robert Palmer              }

Peter VanSlyke            }  Poor
Jeremiah Bedell           }  Masters

[blank]                               Collector

James Cook—Certf. of Bond                          }
Zebulon Hallock—Certf. of Bond                 }  Constables
Ephraim H. Bogardus—Certf. of Bond        }

Jeremiah Bedell Junr.   }
John Herrick                  }
Hollet Titus                    }  OverSeer of
Peter Garrett                  }  Highways
Enock Tompkins           }
John Armstrong            }
Caleb Griffen                 }
John H. Brown              }

P. 13    New Baltimore           1812

Election Certificate for Congress      Senators & Members of the Assembly

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the twenty Eighth Day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred & Twelve at the House of Noah Wheeler in Said Town and on Wednesday following at the House of John R. Brown and on Thursday next thereafter at the House of Matthew Sitzers in the Town aforesaid where the poll was Closed and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the Votes given at this Election for our Said Town agreeable to Law – do Certify determine and declare that the following is a correct Statement of votes given at this Election---

for Abraham Hasbrouck for Member of Congress one hundred and seven Votes

for William Fraser for Member of Congress fifty six votes

for Martin Van Buren for Senator from the Middle District twenty Eight votes

for Edward T. Livingston for Senator from the Middle District forty three Votes

for Salmon Skinner for Member of Assembly from the County of Greene one hundred and two Votes

for Moses Austin for Member of Assembly from the County of Greene one hundred and four Votes

for John Adams for Member of Assembly from the County of Greene fifty Eight Votes

for Perez Steele for Member of Assembly from the County of Greene Sixty one votes

Given under our hands at the House of Matthew Sitzers in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the thirtieth Day of April in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Twelve

Tunis P. VanSlyk             Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall                   Town Clerk

Martin G. VanBergen  }
Samuel Baker                }  Assessors
David Halsted               }

Recorded from the Original Certificate

P. 14    New Baltimore           1812

Tunis P. VanSlyk, Anthony Van Bergen, Simeon Garrett Esqrs.---

Certificates for Granting of Excise—filed

Charles Titus Esqr. affirmation for granting of Excise—filed

Tavern Keepers:  Jonathan Miller, Jabez Bushnell, Leonard Conine, Matthew Sitzers, Caleb Gage, John (his mark) Boom, Ephraim Garrett, John R. Brown

Recognizances filed for 1812

Election Certificate

We the Superviser Town Clerk and assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on the Third Tuesday of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Twelve and the two next succeeding Days agreeable to the Statute in that case made and provided—Do Certify Determine and Declare upon the Canvass and Estimate of the Votes Given at this Election---

That John Ely had Sixty votes and Samuel Sherwood had fifty three votes & Henry C??? Houghtaling one vote for Representing the Eighth congressional District of this State in the Congress of the United States---

Given under our hands at the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the Seventeenth Day of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Twelve

Tunis P. VanSlyk        Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

Martin G. VanBergen   }
Samuel Baker                 }  Assessors
David Halsted                }

P. 15    New Baltimore           1812

Ansear Purdy’s Indenture By the Overseers of the Poor—to Carles Titus—filed

Mary Ann Purdy Indenture By the Overseers of the Poor—to Samuel Yeomans—filed

Accounts of the Town Audited With the Overseers of the Poor

on the 30 Day of March 1813

Town Debt

$

C

To Jonathan Hill & Patience Cash

104

80

To Nelly Severson

104

00

To Boarding Getty Brown

5

00

To Expenses on Joseph Demon

$22.00 Due Walter Slack on Demon Bill [side note]

48

88

To Elenor Chase Bill keeping Demon

8

25

To Shoes & Stockings for Hill & P. Cash J. Bedell

3

37

To Mr. Lusks Bill clothing     J. Bedell

6

94

Jabez Bushnell Bill

1

50

Simeon Fitch Bill Clothing    J.B.

16

91

Benson McCabe Bill for keeping Seeley

5

13

To Nathaniel Dunbar family Expenses by J. Bedell

21

67

 

$326

45

Per Contra

 

 

By Cash paid by Supervisor to Peter VanSlyke

84

33

                                              to do by J. Bedell for to do

21

45

By Cash paid to Jeremiah Bedell by Jeremiah Bedell Junr.

90

00

By Cash Paid to Peter VanSlyk on Demons a/c

30

00

 

225

78

 

100

67

To the Commissioners Bills Rendivo

11

00

To Peter VanSlyk Bill of Services

11

87

To Jeremiah Bedell Bill of Services

14

50

 

$138

04

Getty Browns Bill is paid for in Peter VanSlyks Expense Bell

5

00

 

$133

04        

Omitted total Due on Last years Settlement

13

04

Note in the Hands of Tunis P. VanSlyke Supervisor for Collection against Benjamin Herrington in favor of Joseph Demon Balance due including Interest about $45—Dated May 9th 1808

New Baltimore

1812                cash paid out By Peter VanSlyk as p Receipts

May 15th         paid S. Thompson in full for last year                       $13.02

June 22            paid Abraham Vosburgh per N. Severson       20.00

1813

Jany 12            paid S. Thompson for keeping the Poor          31.50

Feb. 22            paid Abraham Vosburgh per N. Severson       39.20

                                                                                                103.72

                        ??? for keeping Getty Brown by Settlement      2.06

                                                                                              $105.78

Cash paid out By Jeremiah Bedell as per Receipts

1812    Nov. 23

Paid John Lusk for Clothing &c

$6.94

     

Paid for Stockings & Shoes for the Poor

3.37

1813    Jany 20th

Paid Benjm. Herrington for Demon

26.50

         March 15th

Paid S. Thompson for keeping Poor

15.00

 

 

$51.81

         March 30th

Paid Benjm. McCabe

5.13

         April 1

Paid Daniel Smith

2.00

         Do    do

Paid Walter Slagt on Demon

22.00

   December 11th

Paid Simeon Fitch

16.91

 

Interest on Fitches Bill

.71

 

J. Bedell Bill keeping Dunbar Rendered

21.67

 

 

$120.23

P. 17    New Baltimore           1813

Greene County

We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore in said County opened and held Town Meeting on Tuesday the sixth Day of April in the Year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirteen at the House of Jonathan Miller in said Town—agreeable to Law and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the Votes taken at this Town Meeting—Do Certify determine and declare that the following persons are duly Chosen as Town Officers for the Ensuing Year---

Name

Office

Maj.

Tunis P. VanSlyk

Supervisor

47

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

134

Samuel Youmans

Assessors

27

William Ray

Assessors

38

John Armstrong

Assessors

38

John T. Youngs

Commisr. of Highways

11

Thomas Powell

Commisr. of Highways

38

Daniel Sarles

Commisr. of Highways

42

Tunis P. VanSlyk

School Commisr.

36

Anthony VanBergen

School Commisr.

69

Noah Wheeler

School Commisr.

134

Peter VanSlyk

Poor Masters

169

Jeremiah Bedell

Poor Masters

1

Jeremiah Bedell Junr.

Collector

27

James Cook

Constables

41

Elisha Powell Junr.

Constables

21

Michael Neferson

Constables

19

Henry Hawley

Constables

5

Zebulon Hallock

Constables

14

Anthony VanBergen
Benjamin Baker
Simeon Garrett
Charles Titus

Jonathan Millers Place of Election    Majority 15 votes

$200 Dollars to be Raised by the Town for the Support of the Poor

Laws Passes at the Town Meeting at the day date and place above Mentioned

            Voted—viva voce---

James Cook, Noah Wheeler, Matthew Miller                       Pound Masters

John T. Smith, Charles Azer, Conradt Houghtaling, Elihu Hoag     Fence Viewers

Sheep not to be Commoners—

Rams not to run at large from the 10th of Septr to the 10 of November—penalty for the             same $200

Hogs not to be Commoners unless Ringed & Yoked

Elmer Chase, Conradt F. Houghtaling, Anthony VanBergen, Peter C. Bronk, Jeremiah Bedell             Inspectors of Schools

The above Recorded from the original Certificate

P. 18    New Baltimore           1813

the following Certificates of the Town Officers which are hereafter noted are Received and filed—as follows—Viz---

Tunis P. VanSlyk        Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

Samuel Youmans       }
William Ray                }  Assessors
John Armstrong         }

John F. Youngs           }
Daniel Sarles               }  Commissioners of Highways
Thomas Powell           }

Tunis P. VanSlyk         }  School
Noah Wheeler             }  Commissioners

Peter VanSlyk             }  Overseers
Jeremiah Bedell          }  of the Poor

James Cook                Certificate & Bond       }
Henry C. Hawley        Certificate & Bond     }  Constables
Zebulon Hallock         Certificate & Bond      }

Walter Slack               }
John F. Youngs           }
Daniel Sarles              }
Gilbert Travis             }  Overseer of
Samuel Dodge           }  Highways
Peter Houghtaling    }
John Houg                  }
Matthew Scott           }
Nathan Squier           }

Elisha D. Hall             No. 9     }  Clerks
Peter Garrett              No. 7     }  of School
Caleb Gage                 No. 2     }  Districts 

Charles Azer               }  Fence
            [blank]              }  Viewers 

Bonds Given By Godfrey Brimzers, George (his mark) Bremmer, Ira Stittman—in Two hundred fifty Dollars to Indemnify the Town of New Baltimore from a Bastard child of Patience Owens &c Certified Bond given therefore filed

P. 19    New Baltimore           1813

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the Twenty Seventy Day of April in the Year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirteen and and (sic)the two next succeeding Days agreeable to the Statuate in that Case made and provided Do Certify determine and declare upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes given at this Eledction That—

Daniel D. Tompkins had Eighty nine votes for Governor of this State—

Stephen Van Rensselaer had Forty nine Votes for Governor of this State—

John Tayler had Eighty nine Votes for Lieutenant Governor of this State—

George Huntington had Forty nine Votes for Lieutenant Governor of this State—

Lucas Elmendorf had Eighty Eight Votes for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

Samuel G. VerBryck had Eighty Seven Votes for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State—

Ira Day had Forty Eight Votes for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State—

John Sudam had Forty Eight Votes for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State—

John G. VerBryck had one Vote for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State—

Ezra Post had one hundred and twenty Votes for representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Munson Buel had one hundred and twenty Votes for Representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Abraham VanDyck had Sixty five Votes for Representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

William Fraser has Sixty five Votes for representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

P. 20    New Baltimore           1813

Given Under our hands at the House of Matthew Sitzers in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the twenty ninth Day of April in the year of our lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirteen—

Tunis P. VanSlyk        Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

William Rea                }
Samuel Youmans       }  Assessors
John Armstrong         }

Certificates for Granting of Excise for the Year 1813—By Tunis P. VanSlyk—

Anthony VanBergen, Andrew A. VanDezzer & Caleb Gage—are filed

School

The Commissioners of Common Schools met at the house of Jonathan Miller in pursuant to an Act of the Legislature for the Establishing of Common Schools in Said Town for the purpose of Laying Said Town into Districts &c on the Eighth Day of Decembr 1813—as follows---

District No. 1  Beginning at the South East bounds of the Town and running North to the house of Ephrm. Bronck including west to include Baltus VanSlyck to Nathan Burns included South to include Thomas Houghtaling to the South Bounds of the Town Eastward to the place of Beginning---

No. 2   Beginning at Peter Houghtalings along the South Bounds of the Town to Caleb Gages north to include Thomas Hallocks to Caleb Griffens East by the Willows to Samuel Wilson included South to the bounds of the Town to the place of Beginning---

No. 3   Beginning to include Nehemiah Mead thence North to include Jonathan Miller Junr. to include Anson Roots thence west to include Joseph Calder thence to Michael ??? to the South Bounds of the Town thence East to the Place of Beginning---

P. 21    New Baltimore          

No. 4   Beginning at Nathaniel Smith’s north East to John Saltus included to Slacks from thence west to Nathaniel Palmer’s from thence to the South Bounds of the Town East to the place of Beginning---

No. 5   Beginning at Thomas Powell’s Running to the northwest Bounds of the Town East on the town line to Jason Win’s Widow thence South to Slacks west to the place of Beginning---

No. 7   Beginning at Abner Hoags by Simeon Garretts to John Osbern East by John Wolfs Lisks Youngs & from Youngs by Tempkins & Trumans to John Armstrongs from thence to John Coonleys included West to the place of Beginning---

No. 8   Beginning at John Garretts running the north Bounds of the Town to Garret Houghtalings south including Henry C. Houghtaling John Gays & from John Gays to Henry Bogardus thence including Tunis Wolf & Barent Houghtalings to John Garrets---

No. 9   Beginning at Garret Houghtalings to include running to the north Bounds of the Town thence East to the River thence South along the River to include Derrick VanSlyk from Derrick VanSlyke including Tunis p. VanSlyke Garret T. Houghtaling & David Dinsmore & from Dinsmore to include Conradt T. Houghtaling to include Thomas C. Houghtaling & Garret A. Houghtaling---

                                                            Anthony Van Bergen

The commissioners on further consideration do annex Adam Bedell Caleb Gage Charles Titus Thomas Houghtaling Mr. Shout Mr. Porter Ephraim Garrett David Sarles Mr. Clapper to District No. 2---

                                                            Anthony Van Bergen
                                                            Noah Wheeler
                                                            Tunis P. VanSlyk

Recorded from the original Certificate January 1814

P. 22    New Baltimore           1814

Accounts of the Town Audited with the Overseers of the Poor on the 29th March 1814

Town Debts due on last year & what is at this time rendered          $684.49½

Town Cr                                                                                                351.00

                                                                                                              333.49½

Poor Masters Services out

            Peter VanSlyke           $14.25

            Jeremiah Bedell            27.00

                                                  41.25                                                      41.25

                                                                                                            $292.24½

Poor Masters Recd as follows

Peter VanSlyk

$201.00

Jeremiah Bedell

  100.00

Due from Catskill

    21.67

Due on Harrington Note

    19.65

Paid Peter VanSlyke

      8.68

 

$351.00

 

Tunis P. VanSlyke Bill against Mrs. Mansfield Rendered & allowed was    $4.50

Garret F. Houghtaling        do                                       do                                4.00

                                                                                                                        $8.50

The Receipts & Bills filed and Numbered in Fol. 22—will Comprise & Exhibit a true account of the Debts & Credits of the whole accounts of the Town             viva voce

for March 29th 1814

                                                School

[cannot read this short section]

P. 23    New Baltimore           1814

Greene County

We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore opened and held Town Meeting on Tuesday the 5 Day of April 1814 at the House of Jonathan Miller & agreeable to Law do Certify determine & declare upon Canvas & Estimate of the votes taken at this Town Meeting that the following persons are duly Chosen as Town Officers for the Ensuing year---

Conradt T. Houghtaling         Supr

Elisha D. Hall                         T. Clk. 

Caleb Sarles                            }
Benjamin Baker                      }  Assessors
Thomas Powell                       }

David Halsted                        }  Comnrs
John T. Youngs                       }  of
Samuel Baker                          }  Highways
Barent Houghtaling               }  in the room of Samuel Baker

Jeremiah Bedell                        Poor Masters
Tunis P. VanSlyke                  }
John Gay                                  }  in the room of T.P. VanSlyke

Charles Titus                           }  Comnrs
Jeremiah Bedell                      }  of
Conradt T. Houghtaling       }  Schools

Samuel H. Powell                  Collector

Samuel H. Powell                   }
James Cook                              }
Wm. Bartholomew                 }  Constables
Zebulon Hallock                     } 

Greene County

Laws Passed at the Town Meeting on Tuesday the 5th Day of April 1814 at the House of Jonathan Miller in the Town of New Baltimore---

Voted viva voce

Stephen Parsons                    }  Pound
Charles Titus                          }  Masters 

Conradt T. Houghtaling       }
Simeon Garrett                       }
Andrew VanSlyke                  }  Fence
Andrew A. VanDerZee         }  Viewers
John W. Reighter                    } 
Peter Wolf                                }

Money Raised By the Town for the Support of the Poor is Eight Hundred Dollars—and the Poor Masters Shall hire a Poor House & the poor is to be put therin---

Rams not to rum at large from the 10 of Sept to the 10th of November  Penalty for the same 5½ (illegible)

Hogs not to be Commoners unless yoked & Ringed

Sheep not to be Commoners---

P. 24    New Baltimore

The following Certificates of the Town Officers are Received and Noted as follows—viz—filed

Conradt T. Houghtaling         Supervizor

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

Caleb Sarles                             }
Benjamin Bak er                      }  Assessors
Thomas Powell                        }

David Halsted                         }  Comr of
John J. Youngs                         }  Highways
Samuel Baker
                           }
Barent Houghtaling                }  Barent in the Room of Saml Baker—moved away

Warrants also Issued by the Comr to 32 Districts 

Jeremiah Bedell                      }  Poor
Tunis P. VanSlyke
                  }  Masters
John Gay                                  }  John Gay in the place of Tunis P. VanSlyke refusing to serve---

Charles Titus                            }  Commissioners
Jeremiah Bedell                       }  of
Conradt T. Houghtalin          }  Schools 

Certificates & Bonds

James Cook                              }
Henry C. Houghtaling           }
Wm. Bartholomew                  }
Stephen Parsons                      }  Constables
Zebulon Hallock                      }
Jonathan Miller                        }

Notice given to the County Clerk

Barent Houghtaling                }
Jeremiah Bedell [???]              }
James Haight                            }  OverSeer of
Charles Titus                             }  Highways
Robert G. Palmer                      } 

Conradt T. Houghtaling, Martin G. Van Bergen, Caleb Gage & Andrew VanDerZee Esquires          Certificates for Granting of Excise

 Leonard Conine                      }
Thomas Williams                     }
Jeremiah Van Dewaters          }  Recognizances
John Boom                                 }
Jabez Bushnell                           } 

Bonds  Given By Jared Lisk & Peter Garrett of $2000—

to Indemnify the Town of New Baltimore from a Bastard Child of Sam Wolf—(see Bonds on file ?)

Bonds Given By Jacob Garrett & Daniel Gregory for One thousand Dollars to Indemnify the Town of New Baltimore from a Bastard Child of an Indian woman named Catharine—(see Bonds on file etc)

P. 25    New Baltimore          

We the Supervisor town Clerk & assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the Twenty Sixth Day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and fourteen and the two next Succeeding Days agreeable to the Statuat in that Case made and provided and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the Votes given at this Election  Do Certify determine and declare---that---

Erastus Root had one hundred & twelve votes for representing the Eighth Congressional District in the congress of the United States—

John Adams had Seventy One Votes for representing the Eighth Congressional District in the Congress of the united States—

Anthony Van Bergen had one hundred & Sixteen Votes for representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Benjamin Hine had one hundred & twelve votes for Representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State

James Gale had Sixty Eight Votes for representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State

Martin G. Van Bergen had Seventy two votes for representing the County of Greene in the assembly of this State

Moses C. Cantine had Seventy two votes for representing the middle district in the Senate of this State

William Ross had Seventy four votes for representing the middle district in the Senate of this State

Thomas E. Backer had fifty Seven Votes for representing the Middle district in the Senate of this State

John Duer had fifty Six Votes for representing the Middle District in the Senate of this State

Given under our hands at the House of Susannah VanDematers in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the twenty Eighth Day of April in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and fourteen---

            Conradt T. Houghtalin           Supervisor

            Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clk

            Benjamin Baker                       }
            Caleb Sarles                             }  Assessors
            Thomas Powell                       }

Recorded from the Original Certificate 

P. 26    New Baltimore          

New Baltimore October 25th 1814     We the Commissioners of Common School do Certify that they have set off a new district—part of No. 5 and part of Number Six

Beginning at Joshua Gedning Running to western Border and Albert Travis and to South Bounds of the District and along the line and from thence to Lies Palmer and Francis Haight to North Bounds of the District Which District will be No. 6  and in Number 7 We add Francis Bedell, Erastus Wilson, George Wilson to that District                       No. 7 is ??? No. 8 and No. 8 is ??? No. 9 and No. (9) is Number 10—

Whereunto we have set our hands—

Charles Titus                          }
Jeremiah Bedell                     }  Commrs
Conradt T. Houghtaling      }

We the commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore do annex the following Persons from District No. Two to No. three to wit           Thomas Hesley, William Cochran, Nehemiah Mead & Ward Titus and also Gideon Van Valen who belonged to no district

Given under Our hands at New Baltimore the 5th Day of December 1814

Jeremiah Bedell

Conradt T. Houghtalin

This may Certify that We the Commissioners of Common Schools in and for the Town of New Baltimore have annexed the following persons to School District No. Nine that is to say Peter Chaddon Jun., Baltus VanSlyke, Barent Van Slyke, Tunis B. Van Slyke, Hyatt Youngs and Tunis Wolf Jun.

Conradt T. Houghtalin

Jeremiah Bedell

Town of New Baltimore March 1st 1815

These May Certify that John Garrett requests to be Set of (sic) from School District Number nine to School District number Eight which we unite with and set him off thereto accordingly

Jeremiah Bedell

Conradt T. Houghtalin

P. 27    New Baltimore           1815

Accounts of the Town Auditor with the OverSeers of the Poor & Commissioners of Common Schools the 28th Day of March 1815 

Town Debt rendered

 

$

Cn

J. Bedell Bill as per Statement

 

325

10

John Gays Bill   do        do

 

517

25

Walter Sleight Bill due him

 

17

50

Richard Wilson Balance due him

 

119

07

Elizabeth Palmater house rent

 

1

25

William Mansfield Balance due

 

19

75

Abraham Vosburgh Bill Balance

 

66

47

 

 

996

80

Poor Masters}  J. Bedell Bill Services

$30.00

 

 

                     }  John Gays Bill     do

24.32

 

 

                     }  Conradt T. Houghtaling

8.00

 

 

                     }  Charles Titus Bill

8.00

 

 

                     }  Jeremiah Bedell  “

8.00

 

 

 

78.32

78

32

 

 

1075

12

Town Cr

 

 

 

J. Bedell recd of Collector                          300.00
                of Supervisor Excise money        37.00

337.00

 

 

John Gay recd of Collector                         500.00
                 of Supervisor Excise money        39.62
                 of J. Bedell for Miss Cambel       20.00

 

896.62

 

 

Due from Peter VanSlyke

16.49

 

 

Due from J. Bedell if not otherwise accounted for

29.49

 

 

Due on Herrington Note

19.65

 

 

 

962.25

962

25

 

 

$112

87

This Bills & Receipts respecting the Poor are filed and are to be found in this office and also are particularly noted in the Poor Book all which will refer to this page No. 27

—for—1815

Samuel W. Mansfield Indentures as a pauper by the Poor Masters Bound to John Kilderhouse is filed in this office in 1815

P. 28    New Baltimore           1815

Greene County            We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore opened and held a Meeting for the purpose of receiving votes for Town Officers on Tuesday the 4th of April 1815 at the House of Jonathan Miller and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at this Election do Certify Determine and Declare that the following persons are duly Chosen as Town Officers the Ensuing Year—viz---

Anthony Van Bergen              Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

John Gay                                  }
Timothy Powell                      }  Assessors
Isaac Sarles                              } 

Barent Houghtaling               }
Martin G. Van Bergen           }  Comrs of Highways
Samuel Dodge                        }

Thomas Powell                       }  Poor
Simeon Garrett                       }  Masters

Tunis P. VanSlyke                  }
Anthony Van Bergen             }  Comrs of Schools
George Hughson                    }

Samuel Dodge                        }
John W. Righter                     }  Inspectors
Andrew A. VanDerZee         }  of Schools
Elisha D. Hall                          }

John S. Peters & Ebenezer Weeks

George Hughson                     Collector

George Hughson                    } 
Lee Wheeler                            }
James Cook                              }  Constables
Isaac Nicols                              }
Zebulon Hallock                     }

Place of Election Jonathan Millers

April 4th 1815

Laws Voted viva voce

Rams not to run at large from the 1st of Sept till the 10 of November

            Penalty five Dollars

Feed? Hogs not to run at large under a penalty of five Dollars

Stephen Parson                       }
Charles Titus                            }  [Pound Masters]
David Marten                          } 

Conrad T. Houghtaling          }
Simeon Garrett                        }
Andrew VanDerZee               }  Fence
Andrew VanSlyke                   }  Viewers
John W. Righter                       }
Peter Wolf                                }

Hogs not commoners unless yoked & ringed

Recorded from the Original Certificate

Andrew VanDerZee    J. Peace
Caleb Gage                    Justice Peace
Samuel Dodge              J. Peace 

Five hundred Dollars Voted to be raised for the support of the Poor & paying the Expenses this has ensued—also that there Shall be a Poor House provided and the Poor be put into the same---

P. 29    New Baltimore           1815

The following Certificates of the Town Officers are Received & filed: as is hereafter Noted                        Viz

Anthony Van Bergen              Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

John Gay                                 }
Timothy Powell                     }  Assessors
Isaac Sarles                              } 

Samuel Dodge                         }
Barent Hoghtaling                  }  Commissioners of Highways
Martin G. Ban Bergen             } 

Simeon Garrett                       }  Poor
Thomas Powell                       }  Masters

Anthony Van Bergen             }  Commissioners
George Hughson                     }  of
Tunis P. Vanslyke                    }  Common Schools

Warrants Issued by the Commissioners to 32 Districts

Samuel Dodge                          }
John W. Righter                        }  Inspectors
Elisha D. Hall                            }  of
Andrew A. VanDerZee           }  Common
Ebenezer Wicks                        }  Schools
John S.? Titus                            }

[blank]                                      Collector

James Cook    (Bond L. Haight)   }  Constables—
Lee Wheeler   (Bond J.W. Righter)                            }
Isaac Nicoll     (Bond Stephen Ransom & M. Miller }  Complied with the Law

Notice given to the clerk of the County

John W. Righter                        }
Andrew A. VanDerZee           }  fence
Conradt T. Hoghtalin              }  Viewers
Andrew A. VanDerZee           } 

[blank]                                        Pound Masters 

Martin G. Van Bergen              }
Joseph Van Vooris                    }
David Skinner                           }
Israel Lisk                                   }  OverSeers of
Jeremiah Bedell                         }  Highways
Charles Ager                              }
Enos Smith                                 }
David Halsted                            }
Conradt T. Hoghtalin               }
James Haight                             }

P. 30    New Baltimore           1815

Charles Titus                             }
Tunis P. Van Slyke                   }
John W. Righter                        }  Commissioners of Excise
Anthony Van Bergen               }
Benjamin Baker                         }
Susannah VanDewaters           }
Jonathan Miller                         }
Philip Wolf                                 }

Samuel Williams                       }  Entered into
Jabez Bushnell                           }  Recognizances
John (his mark) Brown            }
Leonard Conine                        }

P. 31    New Baltimore           1815

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the 23 Day of April 1815 and the Two Succeeding Days agreeable to the Statuate in that Case made and provided          

and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at this Election Do Certify determine and declare that—

Peter A. Livingston had Seventy Six votes   }
Isaac Ogden had Seventy Six votes                }  for
John Johnson had forty two votes                  }  Senator
Samuel A. Law had forty Two Votes             }

the above for representing the Middle District in the Senate of this State

James Powers had fifty votes

Jacob Roggen had fifty votes

Ezra Post had one hundred and Eight votes

Isaac Dubois had one hundred and Eight votes

the last above representing the Assembly of this State

Given under our hands at the House of Susannah Van Dewaters in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the 27th Day of April 1815—

Anthony Van Bergen              Supr

Elisha D. Hall                         T. Clerk

John Gay                                  }
Isaac Sarles                              }  Assessors
Timothy Powell                      }

Recorded from the Original Certificate 

P. 32    New Baltimore           1815

New Baltimore June 26th 1815—these lines may Certify that Jude Titus was Set free this 26? June 1815 (By? Robert Titus) and appears to be capable of taking Care of herself    She is of the Age of nineteen years.

As witness our hands

 Simeon Garrett           Overseer

 Thomas Powell           Poor Master

 this interlined Robert Titus was put in before the last Signers name

 Recorded from the Original Certificate

This may Certify that we the Subscribers Overseers of the Poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene have this day made Examination respecting the age of ability of Jude a Female Slave of Anthony VanBergen Esqr of New Baltimore aforesaid as well on the Oath of the said Anthony as otherwise and we are of the opinion & do hereby Certify that the said Jude the Female Slave aforesaid is under the age of Forty five Years and of Sufficient ability to provide for herself as witness our hands this Twentyninth day of November one thousand Eight hundred and fifteen—also Two male Children of the Said Jude

Simeon Garrett  }  Poor
Thomas Powell  }  Masters

Greene county

Anthony VanBergen being duly Sworn made Oath and Saith that he is the Owner of the Female Slave named Jude within mentioned and that the Said Jude is under the age of Forty five years and he believes & has always understood & knows of no bodily Infirmity belonging to her & believes her to be of Sufficient ability to provide for herself—

Anthony VanBergen

Sworn the 28th Day of November 1815

Before me       D. Kirtland  Jus. Peace

Recorded from the Original Certificate

P. 33    New Baltimore           1816

Statement of Auditing the accounts of the Town with the Overseers of the Poor March 26th 1816—Town Debt

Simeon Garrett Bill of Sundries and Services

 

 

  $94.78

Do—paid Arkes Strudevant for keeping J. Foster

 

 

    13.10

  “ –Balance due in Judsons Bill

 

 

      5.86

  “ –Simeon Fitch Bill due

 

 

6.62½

  “ –William Mansfield Bill due

 

 

    40.00

  “ –Van Dycks & Bronks Bill

 

 

    10.00

  “ –Isaac Nicoll a/c audited for

 

 

     2.12½

  “ –Nicholas Nilsher a/c Mrs. Dalmater

 

 

   21.25

  “ –Doctr Schepmann a/c audited

 

 

     2.25

  “ –Thomas Powell Bill & R???

 

 

   25.31

  “ --    Do       do      Bill of Services

 

 

     9.31

  “ –Richard Wilson Balance due

 

 

   40.55

  “ –Walter & Frederick Slaghts Bill last & this year

 

 

 329.51

  “ –Elisha D. Hall Bill Court Charges

 

 

     2.25

  “ –Daniel Gregorys Bill Mrs. Marshall

 

 

 639.23½

  “ –D. Kirtland Bill of Court Charges

 

 

   33.21

  “ –Commrs of Schools } A. VanBergen    2
                                         }  G. Hughson       1
                                         }  T.P. VanSlyke   1

 

  

 

     4.00

 

 

 

$677.25

Town Cr

 

$

 

Thomas Powell Recd of Supervisor

 

31.

 

  Do                     do   of Collector

 

350.

 

Simeon Garrett Rd of Supv.

 

31.

 

  Do                    do of Collector

 

150.

 

Anthony Van Bergen Supv. has in his hands

 

12.25

 

 

 

574.25

  574.25

 

 

 

$103.00

Simeon Garrett paid Wm. Mansfield old a/c

 

 

    19.29

 

 

 

  122.29

Simeon Garrett John Gay on last year due a/c Second June

 

18.05

 

Remains due on Herington Note

 

19.65

 

 

 

37.70

     37.70

 

 

 

$   84.59

Peter VanSlyke due the Town last year when audited

 

16.49

 

Cr

 

 

 

By Keepin Getty Brown

7.50

 

 

Going to Athens

1.00

 

 

Fetching of Brown a/c

1.25

 

 

To Simeon Garrett

9.75

9.75

 

 

 

6.74

 

Cloth for gown not allowed 4 yds ??? ??? yard

$5.10

 

 

Bills & Receipts are filed for 1816 & refers to this page

P. 34    New Baltimore           1816

Greene County            We the Justices of the peace of the Town of New Baltimore held an Election for Town Officers for the ensuing year at the House of Jonathan Miller on the 2nd Day of April 1816—and upon the Canvass & Estimate of the votes taken Do determine and Declare that the following persons are duly Elected to ??? ??? offices ??? Viz

Conrad T. Hoghtalin               Supr.

Elisha D. Hall                         T. Clerk

Thomas Powell                      }
William Ray                           }  Assessors
John Armstrong                    }

Jonathan Miller, Jnr.             }
John T. Youngs                       }  Comrs of Highways
Thomas C. Hoghtaling         } 

Simeon Garrett                      }
Thomas Powell                      }  Poor Masters

Conrad T. Hoghtalin             }
John W. Righter                     }  Comr of Schools
Benjamin Baker                      } 

Lee Wheeler                           Collector

Lee Wheeler                           }
James Cook                             } 
Zebulon Hallock                    }  Cons’
Ezra Powell                             }

Ebenezer Weeks                     }
Elisha d. Hall                          }
John S. Titus                           }  Inspectrs
John Powell                            }  of Schools
Charles Titus                          }
Theodore Smith                     }
Frederick Shout                     }  

Laws Voted Viva Voce

Anthoni Van Bergen             }
Stephen Parsons                     }  Poor Masters
Daniel Gregory                       }

John Bultel                              }
Conrad T. Hoghtalin             }         
Caleb Gage                              }  fence Viewers
Daniel Sarles                           }
John T. Youngs                       }
Martin G. Van Bergen           } 

Rams not to run at large fro the 1st of September till the 10th Nov.  Penalty five Dollars—

Sheep no Commoners—

Seed Hogs not to Run at large under a penalty of five Dollars—

Hogs not Commoners unless yoked & Ringed penalty five Shillings—

Four hundred Dollars Voted to be Raised for the Support of the Poor & paying the Expenses that has accrued---  also that there Shall be a Poor House provided & the Poor be put into the Same—

            Anthony Van Bergen

            Elisha D. Hall

Recorded from the Certificate

P. 35    New Baltimore           1816

The following Certificates of Town Officers are Received Y filed as is hereafter noted—Viz—

Conrad T. Hoghtalin             Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

Thomas Powell                       }
John Armstrong                      }  Assessors
William Rea    
                         }
Jonathan Miller Junr.             }
John J. Youngs                         }  Commissioners of Highways
Thomas C. Hoghtaling           }

Simeon Garrett                       }  Poor
Thomas Powell                       }  Masters

Conrad T. Hoghtaling            }  Commissioners
Benjamin Baker                       }  of
John H. Righter                       }  Schools

Warrants Issued to 32 Districts & Copys Taken

[blank]                                         Collector

Lee Wheeler               Bond  J. McKey Jnr.   }
James Cook                                                       }
Zebulon Hallock         }  Bond  M. Miller     }  Constables
Ezra Powell                Bond David Skinner   }

Transcrip (sic) Sent to the Clerk of this County

Elisha D. Hall                         }
John S. Titus                           }

Theodorus Smith                   }  Inspectors of
Ebenezer Weeks                     }  Schools
John Powell                             }
Charles Titus                           } 
Conrad T. Hoghtaling           }

John J. Youngs                        }  fence viewers 

Stephen Parsons                     Pound Master 

William R. Mead                                                     }
Joseph Van Vooris                                                  }
Isaac Titus                                                                }  Overseers
Matthew Miller = Richard Shaw—By Comrs    }  of
Willard Beadler                                                       }  Highways
Richard Shaw on Comrs a??? ⅓ more                 }
Martin? Scott                                                           }
Peter VanSlyke                                                        }

P. 36    New Baltimore           1816

Charles Titus                       }
Conrad T. Hoghtalin          }
Tunis P. VanSlyke               }
????                                        }    Commissioners &
Anthony Van Bergen         }    Resolutions By the Same
Elisha D. Hall                      }

John J. Youngs                     }
John Brown                          }
Leonard Conine                  }  Entered into Recognizance
Jabez Bushnell                     }
Philip Wolf                           }
Noah Wheeler                      }

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene—at an Election begun and held on Tuesday the 30th Day of April 1816 and the two Succeeding days agreeable to the Statuate in that Case made and provided and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the Votes Entered at that Election do Certify determine and Declare

Daniel L. Tompkins has Eighty two Votes for Governor of this State

John Tayler had Eighty two votes for Lieutenant Governor of this State

Martin Van Buren had Eighty two Votes for Senate to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

John Noyes had Eighty two votes for Senate to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

Peter Junel had had (sic) Eighty two votes for Senator to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

[rest of this page is too difficult to read]

P. 37    New Baltimore           1816

Isaac Buel has one hundred and four Votes for Member to represent the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Luther Carter had one hundred and four Votes for Member to Represent the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Levi Callender had fifty three Votes for Member to Represent the County of Green in the assembly of this State—

Justice Square had fifty three Votes to Represent the County of Greene in the assembly of this State—

Dorance Kirtland had one hundred Votes to Represent the Eighth Congressional District of this State in the Congress of the United States—

Samuel Sherwood had fifty five Votes to Represent the Eighth Congressional District of this State in the United States Congress—

Given under Our hands at the House of Asher Sturdevant in the town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene the Second Day of May in One thousand Eight hundred and Sixteen—

Conrad T. Hoghtalen              Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

Thomas Powell                       }
William J. Rea                         }  Assessors
John Armstrong                     }

Recorded from the Original Certificate         1816 

P. 38    New Baltimore           1817

Statement of Auditing the accounts of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene with the Overseers of the Poor March 25th 1817— 

Bills Audited By Simeon Garrett for the present year as overseer—amounting

 

 $319.90½

Old accounts paid off By S. Garrett Rend???

 

  103.95

 

 

  322.86

Simeon Garrett ??? of Collector

$40.55

 

            “                   of Supervisor an Excise

31.00

 

            “                   of Supervisor an Surplus??

40.00

 

            “                   of John Gay an old a/c

18.05

 

 

289.05

  289.05

 

 

    33.81

Thomas Powell Dr to Cash of Collector

$200.00

 

                               to of Supervisor Excise

27.00

 

                               to Due on last year

23.56

 

 

$250.56

 

Paid out to R. Wilson

$40.55

 

       “          W. & J. Slight

40.00

 

       “           my services this year

10.12

 

Paid in at the B???

7.12

 

 

237.79

 

 

12.77

     12.77

 

 

     21.04

Paid J. W. Ryhter Bill

10.00

 

Comrs. of Schools & Justices Peace

13.00

 

 

23.00

     23.00

 

 

     44.04

W. Slight on last year

79.51

 

Herryton Note out

21.02

 

 

58.49

 

Due Abrm. Verbuyton

6.98

 

 

65.47

     65.47

 

 

   109.51

S. Garrett over paid Widow Palmater

Reference may be had to the overseers Book Containing the Items of Every mans a/c—

and also for Receipts as files to the above page—in possession of the Town Clerk—1817

P. 39    New Baltimore           1817

We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene Do determine and Declare that an Election for Town Officers was held at the House of Widow Lydia Miller on the first Day of April in One thousand Eight hundred and Seventeen and the following persons was (sic) duly Elected to their Respective offices accordingly—

Tunis P. Van Slyke     Supervisor                 Stephen Titus                          }
Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk                Nathaniel Golden                   }  Inspectors
                                                                          Thomas Nelson                        }  of Common
William Rea                 }                                  Benjamin Baker                       }  Schools
John Armstrong          }  Assessors               Gilbert Bedell                          }
Elisha Powell Junr.     }                                  Anthony M. VanBergen         } 

John J. Youngs                    }  Comrs of                   Signed
Andrew A. VanDerZee     }  Highways                Tunis P. VanSlyke        }  Justices
                                                                                     Charles Titus                }  of
Thomas Powell           }  Overseers of                     JJohn W. Righter         }  the
Simeon Garrett           }  the Poor                              Elisha D. Hall             }  Peace

John W. Righter                     }  Comrs of
John S. Titus                           }  Common
Andrew A. VanDerZee        }  Schools

George Hughson         Collector

James Cook                  }
Zebulon Hallock         }
George Hughson        }  Const.
Lee Wheeler                } 

Laws Voted viva voce

Num of assessors, three

Constables Number four

Height of Fence for the Town four feet Six Inches high

No Pound Masters Voted

Sheep no Commoners

                                   }  Conrad T. Hoghtalen
fence Viewers          }  Daniel Gregory
                                   }  Jonathan Palmer

four Hundred Dollars Raised for the Support of the Poor—Voted that the Poor that wants Relief go to the Poor House or shall have no support from the Town—

Boars shall run at Large but any person may have the priveledge of Castrating them and no penalty inflicted—

Commissioners of Excise for 1817    (Illegible) Resolves

            Tunis P. VanSlyke
            John W. Righter
            Anthony VanBergen
            Benjamin Baker
            Elisha D. Hall 

P. 40    New Baltimore           1817

Tunis P. VanSlyke                  Supervisor                  Sworn
Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk                      Do 

William Rea                             }
John Armstrong                      }  Assessors                     Do
Elisha Powell Junr.                 } 

Andrew A. VanDerZee          }  Comrs
John J. Youngs                         }  of                                  Do
John Rundle by Justices         }  Highways

Copy of 33 Warrants Issued 

Simeon Garrett                       }  Overseers
Thomas Bedell                        }  of the Poor                   Do 

Andrew A. VanDerZee         }  Comrs of
John W. Righter                      }  Common                      Do
John S. Titus                            }  Schools

Report forwarded to the Clerk of the County

[blank]                                          Collector 

James Cook                 Bond Leonard Haight }
George Hughson         Bond John Rundle      }             Const.
Lee Wheeler                 Bond Willard Bradly  }               Do
Zebulon Hallock         Bond Lee Wheeler      }

Transcripts Sent to the Clerk of the County 

Benjamin Baker                      }
Gilbert Bedell                          }  Inspectors
Thomas Nelson                       }  of
Nathaniel Golden                   }  Common                      Do
Stephen Titus                          }  Schools
Anthony M. Van Bergen       }

Conrad T. Hoghtalen              Fence Viewer                   Do
Anthony Van Bergen             }
William Hoyt Jun.                  }
John Travis                               }
Thomas Lawrence                  }
Israel Wood                             }
David Daun                             }
Barent Hoghtaling                 }
Samuel Fosdick                       }

Abner Hoag                            }  Overseers
John Rundle                            }  of                                  Sworn
John F. Youngs                       }  Highways
Thomas Nelson                      }
Robert Smith                          }
Samuel Powell                       }
Jacob C. Bedell                       }
Thomas Healy                        }
Daniel Sarles                           }
Simeon Garrett                       }
Thomas Powell                       }
Jabez Bushnell                        }
William Pearce                       }
Benjamin Gurney                   }
Seth Hawley                           }
Richard Shaw                         }
Danel Palmer                          }
Storm A. VanDerZee             }
 
P. 41    New Baltimore           1817

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election begun and held on Tuesday the Twentyninth Day of April in One thousand Eight hundred and Seventeen and the two Succeeding days agreeable to the Statuate in that case made and provided and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at this Election—Do Certify determine and Declare—That—

Dewitt Clinton had Seventy Two Votes for Governor

John Tayler had Seventy three votes for Lieutenant Governor

Jabez D. Hammond had Seventy three votes to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

John Lounsberry had Seventy three votes to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State—

Moses Austin had one hundred and twenty votes to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State

Elisha D. Hall had One hundred and twenty six votes to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State

John L. Bronk had forth three votes to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State

Jairus Strong had forty six votes to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State

??? votes

John Boom had three votes for Governor

Matthias Sites had two votes for Governor

Stephan Parsons had one vote for Governor

Simeon Garrett had one vote for Governor

Henry C. Hoghtaling had one vote for Governor

Storm A. VanDerZee had one vote for Governor

William Rea had two votes for Governor

Richard Shaw had one vote for Governor

Richard Shaw had two votes for Lieutenant Governor

Matthew Miller had one vote for Lieutenant Governor

Peter Garrett had one vote for Lieutenant Governor

Elias VanSteenbergh had two votes for Lieutenant Governor

John Armstrong had one vote for Lieutenant Governor

Tunis Wolf had two votes for Senator

John Coonley had two votes for Senator

Given under our hands at New Baltimore in the County of Greene the first Day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Seventeen

Tunis P. VanSlyke      Supervisor

Elisha D. Hall             Town Clerk

John Armstrong          }
Elisha Powell Junr.     }  Assessors
William Rea                 } 

Recorded from the Original Certificate

P. 42    New Baltimore           1818

Accounts of the Town  [this section too hard to read]

Greene County

We the Justices of the Peace of the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene at an Election on the 4th Day of April 1818 at the House of Widow Lydia Millers in said town Do Certify Determine & declare that the following persons are Duly Elected for Town Officers the Ensuing Year

Anthony Van Bergen              Supr.

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

Thomas Nelson                       }
Benjamin McCabe                  }  Assessors
Martin G. Van Bergen           }

Andrew A. VanDerZee         }  Comrs
Gilbert Bedell                          }  of
Samuel Dodge                         }  Highways 

Benjamin Bedell                     }  Comrs
Stephen Titus                          }  of
Benjamin Baker                       }  Schools 

Thomas Powell                       }  Overseers
John F. Youngs                        }  of Poor 
Theodorus Smith                    }
Ebenezer Weeks                      }

John D. Titus                          }  Inspectors
Jeremiah Bedell                      }  of
Elisha D. Hall                          }  Schools
Benjamin Baker                      }

George Hughson Junr.            Collector

George Hughson Junr.           }
Lee Wheeler                             }
Zebulon Hallock                     }
Henry Dumont                        }  Const
Jashes Cook                              }
Israel Lisk                                 }
Thomas J. Palmer                    }

Due? of Election

            John F. Youngs

Signed            John W. Righter        }
                        Charles Titus              }
                        Benjamin Baker         }  J. P.s
                        Elisha D. Hall             } 

Laws Voted viva voce

No Pound in the Town—

Five fence Viewers & Each to have one Dollar per Day for their Services

Simeon Garrett           }
Henry Dumont            }
Nathaniel Golden       }  fence viewers
Noah Wheeler             }
Barent Hoghtaling      } 

Money Raised for Poor this year is three hundred and fifty Dollars  $350—

Sheep no commoners, penalty for Every offense 12½ Cents per Head Running in the Commons—

Hogs Yoked & Ringed Shall be Commoners—

Damage By neglect--12½ Cents per hog—

Number in the Town to be three Assessors—

P. 43    New Baltimore           1818

Name

Office

Sworn

Anthony Van Bergen

Supervisor

Sworn

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

Do

Thomas Nelson
Benjamin McCabe
Martin G. Van Bergen

Assessors

 

 

Andrew A. VanderZee
Gilbert Bedell
Samuel Dodge

Commrs of Highways

Do     Copies of Warrants
Do     Taken May 5th 1818
Do     32 in number

Benjamin Baker
Benjamin Bedell
Stephen Titus

Commrs of Schools

          Report of  Comrs of
          Schools sent to the
Do     Clerk of County

John F. Youngs
Thomas Powell

Overseers of the Poor

 

Benjamin Baker
Jeremiah Bedell
Elisha D. Hall

Inspectors of Schools

Do
Do
Do

George Hughson Junr.

Collector

 

Zebulon Hallock
Thomas Palmer
Lee Wheeler
George Hughson Junr.
James Cook
Henry Dumond

Constables

Do    Bond Lee Wheeler
Do    Bond Samuel Dodge
Do    Bond George Hughson Jnr.
Do    Bond Samuel Dodge
Do    Bond John Gay
Do    Bond Paul Sherman

Noah Wheeler
Barent Hoghtaling
Henry Dumond

Fence Viewers

Do
Do
Do

Joseph Heely
William Hoyt Jnr.
Nathan Barman
Samuel Dodge
Peter Bedell
Charles Titus
John Armstrong
Garret A. Hoghtaling
Samuel Cuttin
Seth Hawler
(illegible) Murdock
Thomas Lawrence

Overseers of Highways

Sworn 1818

 P. 44    New Baltimore           1818

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the Twenty Eighth day of April in one thousand Eight hundred and Eighteen and the two Succeeding days Agreeable to the Stature in this Case made & provided and before the Canvass & Estimate of the Votes taken at this Election Do Certify Determine and Declare—that—

            Selah Strong had fifty one votes for Senator

            Arunah Metcalf had forty Eight votes for Senator

            Moses Austin had Sixty three votes for Senator

            William Boss had Sixty Two votes for Senator

The above to represent the Middle District in the Senate of this State

            James G. Foster had one hundred & two votes for Assembly

            Thomas Benham had ninety Eight votes for Assembly

            Isaac Van Loan had forty three votes for Assembly

            Platt Adams had thirty nine votes for Assembly

The list above to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State

            Robert Clark had ninety two votes for Congress

            Jabez Bostwick had fifty votes for Congress

The last named to represent the Eighth Congressional District in the Congress of the United States

            Anthony VanBergen had two votes for Assembly    }  Scatter???

            Orren Post had one vote for Assembly                      }

Given under our hand at the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the thirtieth day of April in one thousand Eight hundred and Eighteen

            Anthony Van Bergen            Supervisor

            Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

            Thomas Nelson                        }
            Benjamin McCabe                   }  Assessors
            M.G. Van Bergen                     } 

A true Copy from the original Certificate 

Commissioners of Excise for May 5th 1818—

            Anthony Van Bergen
            Elisha D. Hall
            John W. Righter
            Charles Titus

Indentures of Hiram Chase By the Overseers of the Poor to Elisha M. Powell—filed 1818

P. 45    New Baltimore           1819

School             This may Certify that we the Commissioners of Common Schools in and for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do hereby annex or confirm the following persons to District No. 10 in said Town Viz George Sudarly Samuel Munsfrete and Ephraim H. Bogardus who have not been sufficiently designated to belong to any District on the organizing as made.  By the commissioners on the Eighth day of December in one thousand Eight hundred & Nineteen—

            Benjamin Baker          }  Commissioners of
            Benjamin Bedell         }  Common Schools

New Baltimore   January 1st 1819

Accounts of the Town Audited By Anthony VanBergen Supervisor Elisha D. hall Town Clerk—Benjamin Baker-Charles Titus-John W. Righter & Peter Garrett Justices of the Peace for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene on the 30th Day of March 1819—

All which auditing is Recorded in the Poor Book now in the Hand of John F. Youngs & Thomas Powell Overseers of the Poor of the Town & County aforesaid—

Statemet is—

that the money in the hand of Anthony Van Bergen Esqr. Supervisor & five Dollars in the hand of Tunis P. VanSlyke Esqr. pays off all Debts dues & Demand of the Town by this& also what Money is due to Mr. Frederick Shaght & Simeon Garret Drawn from the County for keeping John French a Transient Person and also bound Twenty Cents in favor of our said Town—See filing—for Sum due and to what Persons that the Supervisor is Indebted—also Poor Book where the Sums are Recorded—

            By E.D. Hall   T. Clerk

P. 46    New Baltimore           1819

New Baltimore April 7th 1819           these is the Town Officers for this Year

Anthony Van Bergen              Supervisor      84

Elisha D. Hall                           Town Clerk     ??

Martin G. VanBergen             }                        85
Thomas Nelson                       }  Assessors    117
Thomas C. Houghtaling        }                         89         

William Rea                           }  Comrs                 81
Samuel Dodge                       }  of                     88       
Gilbert Bedell                        }  Highways     117 

William Bradley                     }  Comrs          117
Peter Garrett                           }  of C.               87
Charles Titus                           }  Schools          61 

Thomas Powell                       }  Overseers    124
John F. Youngs                       }  of the Poor  109 

Anthony M. Van Bergen       }                       113
Benjamin Bedell                      }                        74
Stephen Titus                           }  Inspectors 121
John H. Carter                         }  of Com.        85
Elisha D. Hall                           }  Schools      152
George Hughson Junr.           }                        85
 

George Hughson Junr.            Collector         123 

James Cook                               }                       119
George Hughson Junr.           }  Constables  114
Zebulon Hallock                      }                       145 

Place of Town Meeting

            Lydia Millers                                      96 

Charles Titus                          }  Justice of
Peter Garrett                          }  the Peace 

Laws passes viva voce at the House of John F. Youngs the 6th Day of April 1819 in the Town of New Baltimore         Viz—

Voted that Benjamin Bedell one of the Commissioners of Common Schools having all the ??? of the District Organized in said Town and the monies also belonging to the Town

aforesaid—Shall be authorized to Distribute & pay out the same—this day in the same manner  to write be legal provides all the commissioners of Common Schools had this day not for the purpose aforesaid—

Voted that three Hundred Dollars be Raised for the support of the Poor the Ensuing Year

            $300

Voted that there be Three assessors for the Town this Year—

Voted that there be three Constables for the Town this Year—

Voted that there be three Pounds in the Town & such Persons as shall be Pound Masters shall be authorized to make use of his Yard or stable if suitable for the purpose aforesaid

Noah Wheeler                         }
John F. Youngs                        }  Pound Masters
Conrad T. Houghtaling         }

Garret A. Houghtaling           }
Joshua Gedney Junr.               }  fence
John Griffin                              }  viewers
Andrew A. VanDerZee          }
Charles McCardell                  }

Hogs Yoked & Ringed to be free Commoners—penalty for neglect 50 cents per Hog—

Rams not to Run at Large after the 10th of September till the 12th of November next Ensuing—on forfeiture of the same—

Sheep no Commoners—Twelve and a half Cents per head for violation of the same to be Accounted before any Const. having Cognizance of the Same—

Seed Hogs Running at Large may be Castrated by any person and not be liable to a (illegible) therefore—

P. 47    New Baltimore           1819

NAME

OFFICE

SWORN

NOTES

Anthony VanBergen

Supervisor

Sworn

 

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

Do

 

Thomas Nelson
Martin G. VanBergen
Thomas C. Houghtaling

Assessors

Affirmed
Sworn
Do

 

Gilbert Bedell
Samuel Dodge

Commissioners
Of Highways

Do

Copies of Warrants on file Issued by Commissioners of Highways May 4th 1819

Peter Garrett
Isaac Titus
Willard Bradley

Commissioners of
Common Schools

Do
Do
Do

Report of Comrs of C. Schools ??? to the Clerk of the County 30th April 1819

John F. Youngs
Thomas Powell

Overseers of the
Poor

Do

 

Anthony M Van Bergen
Elisha D. Hall
Stephen Titus
George Hughson Junr.

Inspectors
Of
Common
Schools

 

 

 

Collector

 

 

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
George Hughson Jnr.

Constables

do
do
do

Bond H. C. Hoghtaling
Bond G. Hughson Jnr.
Bond Paul Sherman

Joshua Gedney Junr.
John Griffen

Fence Viewers

 

 

Anthony Van Bergen
Anthony M. Van Bergen
Noah Wheeler
Stephen Dean
John Coonley
Chas. Palmer
Nathaniel Golden
Stephen Parsons
Tunis Wolf
????? ?????

Overseers
Of
Highways

 

 

 P. 48    New Baltimore           1819

We the Supervisor Town Clerk and Assessors of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene—at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the twenty Seventy Day of April in One thousand Eight hundred and Nineteen and the two Succeeding days Agreeable to the Stature in that Case made and provided and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at this Election Do Certify Determine and declare that

Elisha Jenkins had twenty two votes  for Senators

Arunah Metcalf had thirty four votes         “

Charles E. Dudley had fifty four votes        “

John T. More had forty six votes      “

Abraham Van Vechten had thirty Six votes      “

Benjamin Hine hade one vote   “

Benjamin Hine had thirty nine votes for Members of Assembly

Nathan Osborn had thirty nine votes                      “

Jacob Haight had fifty nine votes            “

Perkins King had fifty seven votes              “

Abijah Reed had forty one votes               “

Perez Steele had thirty nine votes              “

Arunah Metcalf had one vote                “

Given under our hand at New Baltimore the twenty ninth day of April in One thousand Eight hundred & nineteen

Anthony Van Bergen              Supr.

Elisha D. Hall                         Town Clerk

M.G. Van Bergen                     }
Thomas C. Houghtaling         }  Assessors
            Thomas Nelson            } 

Resolves of Commissioners of Excise for May 4th 1819 is Anthony Van Bergen Supr. John W. Righter Benjamin Baker Peter Garrett & Charles Titus  ???  Indentures of the above filed—

Schools

We the Commissioners of Common Schools do hereby agree by the Request of Seth Kibley to annex him to District No.9 from District No. 1 of the Town of New Baltimore & County of Greene        New Baltimore ??? 24th 1819

Peter Garrett   }  Comrs of
Isaac Titus      }  Com. Schools

We the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore  do hereby agree? by the request of John Bedell to annex to District No. 8 from District No. 2 of the Town of New Baltimore & County of Greene

New Baltimore           4th ??? 1819                         Peter Garrett   }  Comrs of
                                                                                    Isaac Titus      }  Common Schools

 P. 49    New Baltimore           119(sic)

School   N. Baltimore & Coeymans District No. 16

We the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of Coeymans and New Baltimore by the powers vested in us by the Acts in March 15th 1814 by and with the advice and Consent of the Trustees of District No. 1 in the Town of Coeymans and of District No. 10 in the Town of New Baltimore do Constitute a new District from parts of the aforesaid Districts to be known by No. 16 and Registered in the Town of Coeymans and Bounded as follows.           Beginning at the northeast corner of the farm of Andrew Ten Eyck occupied by Wm. Anderson thence Southerly to the Land of David Barnum thence Westerly to the corner of Land of Catharine Skinner & Levi Blaisdell thence South to the Town line thence on the line Between Jonas Bronk & Garrett A. Houghtaling to the Hannacrass Creek thence up said Creek to the Baltimore & RensaelaerVille Turnpike Bridge thence along said Turnpike to William Andersons as to include said Anderson thence northerly so as to include the farm of Jacob Perish thence north so as to include Augustus Goldwood—thence Easterly so as to include Darius Sweet Elizabeth Anderson and Wm. Anderson to the place of Beginning consisting of the following persons Viz—Jonas Bronk Cornelius Dumond Samuel Sweet, Ezra Powell Wm. H. Harrison John Barker Hannah Baker Elizabeth Ogden Martha Lucas Samuel McCabe John Kanell Henry Wolf Widow Wolf Robert Martin Joshua Tompkins John Sickles Augustus Vassorsdell Augustus Goldwood Darius Sweet Elizabeth Anderson John Hathaway Mrs. Atwell Conrad A. Ten Eyck Beecher Holmes Wm. Anderson of Coeymans Conrad T. Houghtaling and Garret A. Houghtaling of the Town of New Baltimore and Wm. Anderson of said Town The Inhabitants of Said District No. 16 are hereby Required and Commanded to Convene at the House of Mrs. Baker on the 27th Instant 6 OClock P.M. to organize said District as the Law Directs.  Done at Coeymans this 18th March 1819

            Israel Sheens               }  Commissioners of
            Jacob C. Ten Eyck      }  Common Schools
            Benjamin Bedell         }
            Benjamin Baker          }

P. 50    New Baltimore           1820

NAME

OFFICE

SWORN

NOTES

Anthony Van Bergen

Supervisor

Sworn

 

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

affirmed

 

Martin G. Van Bergen
Benjamin McCabe
Elisha Powell Jnr.

Assessors

Sworn
Sworn
Sworn

 

Gilbert Bedell
Bartholomew Gedney
Thomas Nelson

Commissioners
Of
Highways

Affirmed
Sworn
Affirmed

Copies of Warrants on file Issued by Commissioners of Highways April 29th 1820

Leonard Haight
Isaac Titus
Willard Bradley

Commissioners
Of
Schools

Sworn
Affirmed
Sworn

Report of Comrs of Common Schools transmitted to the Clerk of the County 5th Sept 1820

Jeremiah Bedell
Thomas Powell

Overseers of
the Poor

Affirmed
Do

 

Thomas Nelson
Elisha D. Hall

Inspectors of
Schools

Affirmed
Sworn

 

Thomas Palmer
James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Dumond

Constables

Sworn
Sworn
Do
Do

Notice given to the County Clerk

Noah Wheeler
Stephen H. Smith
James Post
Thomas Nelson
John Skinner
Oliver Powell
Robert Smith
Peter Weaver
James Roberts

Overseers
Of
Highways

 

 

Accounts of the Town Audited March 23rd 1820—By Anthony Van Bergen Supr. & Benjamin Baker Peter Garrett & Lee Wheeler, Justices of the Peace

DUE THE TOWN

 

TOWN DEBTS

 

John J. Youngs

$34.50

Abigail Winn

$13.62

Anthony Van Bergen

  25.36

Fred & W Sleight

  42.25

 

$59.86

Daniel Gregory

  12.00

 

 

Expenses Bill due

  12.50

 

 

 

$80.37

 

 

 

  59.86

 

 

 

$20.51

All which is Entered in the Poor Book and the Items & Bills on file in the office will more fully appear

            [unable to read next entries but add $20. & $15. for balance of $55.51]

P. 51    New Baltimore           1820

At an Election of the Inhabitants of the town of New Baltimore at the house of Lydia Miller on the 5th Day of april 1820 we the undersigned Inspectors of said Election do declare the following persons duly Elected as town officers for the ensuing year as having the greatest number of votes— 

NAME

OFFICE

NUMBER OF VOTES

Anthony Van Bergen

Supervisor

125

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

117

Martin G. Van Bergen
Benjamin McCabe
Elisha Powell Junr.

Assessors

150
141
105

Gilbert Bedell
Bartholomew Gedney
Thomas Nelson

Commissioners
Of
Highways

90
74
68

Isaac Titus
Willard Bradley
Leonard Haight

School
Commissioners

191
73
69

Thomas Powell
Jeremiah Bedell

Overseers of
The Poor

198
125

Elisha D. Hall
Stephen Titus
Thomas Nelson

School
Inspectors

142
154
146

James Cook

Collector

91

James Cook
Henry Dumond
Zebulon Hallock
Bloomer E. Nelson

Constables

165
181
162
45

Place of Town Meeting

Lydia Millers

122

Benjamin Baker
Peter Garrett
Lee Wheeler

Justices
Of
The Peace

 

 

Laws passes viva voce at an Election at the House of Widow Lydia Miller on the 4th day of April 1820 for the Town of New Baltimore  Viz------

Voted that four hundred dollars be raised for the support of the poor, the Ensuing year

$400

Voted that Conrad T. Houghtaling be pound master

Andrew A. Van Bergen          }
John Suttle                                }  fence
Henry Dumond                        }  viewers
Barrant Houghtaling               }

Sheep no commoners—

Voted that the Highway laid out By the Commissioners from the old state road through Seth Hawleys land & Robert Titus land to the turnpike Road shall Be entered on the town roll and opened and worked agreeable to law—

The Commissioners accordingly this day entered the same district Road on the Town poll as District No. 37 and Seth Hawley was appointed overseer of said Highway District—

Signed By Benjamin Baker, Peter Garrett, Lee Wheeler:  Justices of the Peace

P. 52    New Baltimore           1820

We the supervisor town Clerk and assessors of the town of New Baltimore In the County of Greene at an Election Begun and held on Tuesday the twenty fifth day of April in one thousand Eight hundred and Twenty and the two succeeding days agreeable to the Statute in that Case made & provided and upon the Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at this Election do Certify Determine and Declare—that—

James J. Tompkins had Eighty one votes for governor

Benjamin Pharo had Eighty one votes for Lieutenant governor

DeWitt Clinton had Sixty Six votes for governor

John Tayler had sixty six votes for Lieutenant governor

William G. Bronck had Eighty one votes for Senator

John G. Miller had Eighty one votes for Senator

Tilly Lynde had Eighty one votes for Senator

Joseph D. Monell had sixty six votes for Assembly

Jedadiah Miller had sixty six votes for Assembly

Ebenezer Wakeley had sixty six votes for Assembly

Elisha D. Hall Had one hundred and thirty six votes for Assembly

Peter Vanorden had one hundred and twenty four votes for Assembly

Aaron Reed had forty four votes for Assembly

Caleb Rodgers had twenty seven votes for Assembly

Anthony Van Bergen had thirty two votes for Assembly

Given under our hands at the house of John I. Youngs in the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the twenty seventy Day of April in one thousand Eight hundred and Twenty

Anthony Van Bergen              Supervisor

Gilbert Bedell                           Town Clerk

Martin G. Van Bergen            }
Benjamin McCabe                   }  Assessors
Elisha Powell Junr.                 }

A true Copy from the original Certificate

Resolves of Commissioners of Excise for May 2d 1820  ??

Anthony Van Bergen Supervisor & Lee Wheeler & Peter Garrett Esqr.

Certificates of the above Filed—

P. 53    New Baltimore           1821

Accounts of the Town audited March 27th 1821 by Gilbert Bedell  T. Clerk ??????

???????

           ????????          $79.29

The Items of Which is Entered in the Poor Book—and Bills on file in this office will more fully appear—

[unable to read the brief accounting list with bottom line of $79.29]

At an Election of the inhabitants of the Town of New Baltimore held at the House of Lydia Miller on the third Day of April 1821 We the undersigned Inspectors of this Election do Declare the following persons duly Elected as Town officers for the Ensuing year as having the Greatest Number of votes                        Viz—

NAME

OFFICE

Conradt T. Houghtaling

Supervisor

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

Martin G. VanBergen
Benjamin McCabe
Elisha Powell Jnr.

Assessors

Henry Halstead
Bartholomew Gedney
Andrew A. VanDerzee

Commissioners
Of Highways

Samuel Dodge
Jeremiah Bedell

Poor Masters

Henry Dumond

Collector

George Ely
John H. Carter
Stephen Titus

Commissioners
Of Schools

Seth Hawley
Anthony VanBergen
Samuel Dodge
Henry Halstead

Inspectors
Of Schools

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Dumond
Thomas J. Palmer

Constables

Place of Election

Lydia Millers

Jonathan Miller
Peter Garrett

Justices of
The Peace

Laws passed viva voce at an Election at the House of Lydia Millers on the third Day of April 1821—for the Town of New Baltimore           Viz—

Voted that $400 be Raised for the Support of the poor the Ensuing year—

Voted that Andrew A. VanBergen Be pound Master

Noah Wheeler                           }
Henry Dumond                        }  Fence
Garrett F. Houghtaling           }  Viewers
Barthalomew Gedney             }

Sheep No Commoners

Hogs No Commoners Without sufficiently Yoked and Rung

Voted four Constables in the Town this year

Voted that Six cents be paid for the overseers of the poor for Every Case that is held in             this Town Between the last Day of May & July        upon oath

Voted that Willard Bradley Be discharged from Imprisonment

Voted In open Town Meeting for the Town of New Baltimore the third Day of April 1821

P. 54    New Baltimore

NAME

OFFICE

SWORN

NOTES

Conradt T. Houghtaling

Supervisor

Affirmed

 

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

Affirmed

 

Martin G. VanBergen
Benjamin McCabe
Elisha Powell Junr.

Assessors

Sworn
Sworn
Sworn

 

Samuel Dodge
Jeremiah Bedell

Poor Masters

Sworn
Affirmed

 

Andrew A. Vanderzee
Henry Halstead
Bartholomew Gedney

Commissioners
Of Highways

Sworn
Affirmed
Sworn

Copies of Warrants on file Issued By Commissioners of Highways April 26th 1821

Henry Dumond

Collector

 

 

George Ely
John H. Carter
Stephen Titus

Commissioners of Common Schools

Sworn

 

 

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Dumond
Thomas J. Palmer

Constables

Sworn

Bond      D. Gregory
Bond      J. Miller
Bond      G. Ely
Bond      J. Gregory
Notice Given to the Clerk of the County

Seth Hawley
Anthony VanBergen
Samuel Dodge
Henry Halstead

Inspectors of
Common Schools

 

 

Resolves of Commissioners of Excise for May 1st 1821 Is

Conratdt T. Hoghtalin                        Supervisor

Joshua Collins, peter Garrett, Jonathan Miller & Samuel Dodge      Justices of the Peace

& Certificates of the above on File

DD

P. 55    New Baltimore           1821

No. 1 for Senators—

Greene County                        }
Town of New Baltimore        }  To Wit—

A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at the annual General Election held on the last Tuesday of April 1821 and on the two succeeding Days Inclusive in the Town of New Baltimore In the County of Greene for the purpose of Electing two Senators in the middle District of the State of New York      To Wit—

Farrand Stranahan seventy five votes for Senator—

Wells Lake seventy five votes for senator

Archibald McIntyre sixty one votes for senator

Abraham Hasbrouck sixty two votes for Senator

            Given under our hands at New Baltimore the 26th Day of April 1821—

                        Conradt T. Houghtalin  }
                        Gilbert Bedell                  }
                        M. G. VanBergen            }  Inspectors of Elections
                        Benjamin McCabe          }
                        Elisha Powell Jnr.           }

Greene County                         }  No. 2 for Congress
Town of New Baltimore         }  to US

A true Canvass and Estimate of the Votes taken at the annual General Election held on the last Tuesday of April 1821 and on the two succeeding days Inclusive in the Town of New Baltimore In the County of Greene for the purpose of Electing one member of Congress to represent the Eighth District of the State of New York in the House of Representatives of the United States to Wit—

Richard McCarty had one hundred and seventy Eight votes for Member of Congress

Jacob Haight had two votes for member of Congress—

Given Under our hands at New Baltimore the 26th Day of April 1821

            Conradt T. Hoghtalin             }
            Gilbert Bedell                           }
            M. G. VanBergen                     }  Inspectors of Election
            Benjamin McCabe                   }
            Elisha Powell Junr.                  }

P. 55    New Baltimore           1821

Greene County                         }  No. 3 for Members
Town of New Baltimore         }  of Assembly

A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at the annual General Election held on the last Tuesday of April 1821 and on the two succeeding days Inclusive in the Town of New Baltimore In the County of Greene for the purpose of Electing two members to represent the County In the House of Assembly of the state of New York—To Wit—

For Perkins King one Hundred and Eight votes Wher taken—

for Edward Daley one Hundred and Eighteen votes Where taken

James Powers seventy seven votes Where taken

Jacob Roggen seventy Eight votes Where taken

            Given under our hands at New Baltimore

            April 26th Day 1821

                        Conradt T. Hoghtalin             }
                        Gilbert Bedell                           }
                        M. G. VanBergen                     }  Inspectors
                        Benjamin McCabe                   }  of Elections
                        Elisha Powell Junr.                 }

Greene County                         }  No. 4 for and against A Convention
Town of New Baltimore         }  to Wit

A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at the annual General Election held on the last Tuesday of April 1821 pursuant to the act Entitled an Act Recommending a Convention of the people of the state of New York passed March 18th 1821—and on the two succeeding Days Inclusive In the Town of New Baltimore In the County of Greene for the purpose of Determining Whether A convention shall Be Called pursuant to the act to Wit—

one hundred and forty four votes Where given for a Convention—

Seventy seven Where given for No Convention—

            Given under our hands at New Baltimore the 26th Day of April 1821

                        Conradt T. Hoghtalin            }
                        Gilbert Bedell                          }
                        Benjamin McCabe                  }  Inspectors
                        Elisha Powell Junr.                 }  of Elections
                        M. G. Vanbergen                    }

P. 57    New Baltimore           1821

Greene County                        }  To Wit        }  For Delegates to meet

Town of New Baltimore         }     --              }  In Convention of this State

A True Canvass and Estimate of the votes Taken at an Election held on the third Tuesday of June 1821—and on the Two Succeeding days Inclusive In the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene for the purpose of Electing Two Delegates to meet in Convention for considering the Constitution of this State and Making such alterations in the same as they may deem proper—

Jehiel Tuttle had Ninety four votes for Delegate to the Convention—

Alpheus Webster had Ninety Nine votes for Delegate to the Convention—

Leonard Bronk had fifty two votes for Delegate to the Convention—

Silas Lewis had forty one votes for Delegate to the Convention—

Martin G. Schuneman had seventy one votes for Delegate to the Convention—

            Given Under our hands New Baltimore Greene County this 21st Day of June 1821—

                        Conradt T. Hoghtalin           }
                        Gilbert Bedell                         }  Inspectors of
                        M. G. Van Bergen                  }  the Election
                        Benjamin McCabe                 }
                        Elisha Powell Junr.                }

P. 58    New Baltimore           1821

We the Subscribers overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene do hereby Certify that a Certain Male slave named Claus aged about twenty Eight Years Belonging to George J. Coonly of the said Town of New Baltimore is of sufficient ability to provide for himselfe and Do Consent to his manumission—

Given under our hands at New Baltimore this 7th Day of April 1821—

            Samuel Dodge                        }  Overseers of the Poor of
            Jeremiah Bedell                      }  the Town of New Baltimore

Greene County            }  To Wit

George J. Coonly being Duly Sworn and maketh oath saith that he is the owner of a male slave named Claus Within mentioned and that the said Claus is under the age of forty five years as he believes and knows of no bodily infirmity Belonging him and believes him to be of Sufficient ability to provide for himselfe—

            George J. Coonly

Sworn this 7th Day of April 1821

Before me Jonathan Miller Justice of the Peace

Recorded from the original Certificate

By Me Gilbert Bedell  T. Clerke

P. 51    New Baltimore           1821

We the Subscribers Overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do hereby Certify that a Certain female slave Named Elizabeth aged about Twenty five years belonging to Noah Wheeler of the said Town of New Baltimore is of sufficient ability to provide for her selfe and Do Consent to her manumition—

Given under our hands at New Baltimore this 13th Day of June 1821—

            Samuel Dodge            }  overseers of the poor of
            Jeremiah Bedell          }  the Town of New Baltimore

Greene County            }

Noah Wheeler being Duly Sworn and Maketh Oath he is the Owner of a female slave Named Elizabeth Within Mentioned and said Elizabeth is under the age of forty five years as he Believes and knows of no bodily Infirmity belonging to her and believes her to be of sufficient ability to provide for herselfe—

                        Noah Wheeler

Sworn this 19th Day of June 1821

Before me Samuel Dodge Justice of the peace

Recorded from the Original Certificate

By Gilbert Bedell Town Clerk

P. 60    New Baltimore           1821

School

Whereas application has been made by Joseph Hoyt  John Brown  Absolom Gedney and Peter Fradenbergh to be Set off District No. Six In the Town of Coeymans for the purpose of being Annexed to District No. Six in the Town of New Baltimore

This may Certify that we the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of Coeymans by and with the consent of the Trustees of both Districts as hereby Set off the above Named persons from said District No. Six for the purpose above mentioned—

Given Under our hands this the third Day of January 1821

Signed }  Eliphalet Ackerman            }  Commissioners of
             }  John Beechman Junr.           }  Common Schools

I Certify the above to be a True Copy

            Abraham Kiplank       T. Clerk

We the Undersigned Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore do approve of the above Instrument Executed by the Commissioners of Coeymans May 18th 1821

            George Ely      }  Commissioners of
            John Coints     }  Common Schools

Recorded from the Original

August 29th 1821—

by me Gilbert Bedell  T. Clerk

To the Commissioners of Common Schools for the Town of New Baltimore—

We the Undersigners of School District No. four wish to be Set to No. five as that is more Convenient for us to send our Children to that School and we have the Consent of the trustees of both Districts—

Signed New Baltimore 14th of 12th m 1821

            Oliver Palmer
            John W. Powell

Carried Over

P. 61    New Baltimore           1821

School

We give our Consent to the above Alteration—

            John Powell                 }  Trustees for School District
            Stephen Halston         }          No. 5

We give our Consent to the above Alteration—

            John Sutter                  }  Trustees for School District
            Foster Powell              }  No. 4

We give our Consent to the above alterations—

            George Ely                   }  Commissioners of Common
            Stephen Titus              }  Common Schools

Recorded from the Original

Decem. 22d 1821

By me Gilbert Bedell, T. Clerk

To the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore County of Greene—

We the subscribers request to be set of to school District No. 6 in the said town as we are much more Convenient to that District and the district in which we belong is not organized nor will they consent to be—

November 24th 1821

N.B. the alteration if made would be from John Griffens to David Deans thence By the Meeting House to Joshua Gidneys—

            Caleb Griffen
            James Spencer
            Jacob Pierce
            Isaac Sarles

To the Commissioners of Common Schools in the Town of New Baltimore County of Greene—

We the Trustees of District No. 6 do Certify that we are willing and do believe it would be an advantage to the above petitioners to be set off to this district

New Baltimore                       Thomas Nelson            }
November 24th 1821               Stephen Dean              }  Trustees

Carried up

P. 62    New Baltimore           1821

School Districts Altered

In Conformity to the Within petition we the Commissioners of Common Schools do make the alterations as far as we deem consistent in Setting a New Division line between District No. 6 and District No. 7 as an organized District beginning at the South Boundary of Said Districts south East of John Griffens Six Rods East of the road leading to Stanton Hill thence Running Northerly parallel with said road to the Road leading northerly from Stanton Hill Meeting House thence Direct to four Rods west of Isaac Sarles  from thence direct to four rods of Joshua Gidneys from thence due North to the North Bounds of the Districts—

N.B. to Continue Six Rods east of said road to Ten Rods East of Isaiah Griffens thence to follow the Same to the Road above Mentioned—

New Baltimore           }  Stephen Peters        }  Commissioners of
12th mo. 31st 1821       }  George Ely               }  Common Schools

Recorded from the Original January 8th 1822—By me Gilbert Bedell, T. Clerk

P. 63    New Baltimore           1822

Greene County                         }
Town of New Baltimore         }

A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes given in the Town of New Baltimore and county of Greene on the third Tuesday of January 1822 and on the two Succeeding days Inclusive under Certain Resolutions of the late Convention of this State submitting to the decision of the people the amended Constitution of this State adopted by the said Convention    Viz--            Eighty Eight Votes Were Given for the said amended Constitution by the number of Ballots With the Word Yes                Ninety three votes were Given against the said amended Constitution by that Number of Votes with the Word No—

Given Under our Hands at New Baltimore aforesaid this 17th Day of January In the Year 1822—

            Conradt T. Hoghtalin             }
            Gilbert Bedell                           }
            M.G. Van Bergen                     }  Inspectors of
            Benjamin McCabe                   }  Election
            Elisha Powell Junr.                  }

P. 64    New Baltimore           1822

TOWN OWES

 

 

 

 

Samuel Nelson

 

$11.23

 

Bartholomew Gidney

 

7.54

 

W. ?. ?.  Haight

 

129.25

 

Daniel Gregory

 

13.27

 

Henry Adams

 

4.05

 

Abigail Winn

 

11.11

 

Michael Garrett

 

11.00

 

Samuel Cutting

 

10.05

 

Leonard Haight

 

3.00

 

John J. Palmer

 

17.75

 

Stephen Titus

 

2.50

 

Henry Dumond

 

1.00

 

Lee Wheeler

 

4.18

 

 

 

$225.42

DUE THE TOWN

Samuel Dodge

$18.78

 

 

Anthony VanBergen since the year 1820

10.11

 

 

 

28.89

28.89

 

 

 

$196.54

All Which is Entered in the poor Book and the Items and Bills on file in the office Will more fully appear—

Town In Debt Beside the Cost & Expense of Totten & Bradley to Bronk & Vandyke

$196.54

The Cost of John Totten

85.04

John L. Bronk in the case of Melvin Parsons and Elizabeth Letcher Bastard

10.00

Doctor Schepmoer in the Case of John Totten for Doctr Bill

9.69

Willard Bradley in the Case of Cerlurio against the overseers of the poor

25.87

TOWN DEBT

$327.14

We the Undersigned Board of Auditors of the Town of new Baltimore do allow Richard McCarty the Sum of forty Dollars for Building a Bridge across the Creek Near his mill—

New Baltimore                                   C. T. Houghtaling       Supr.

August 24th 1822                                Gilbert Bedell             T. Clerk

                                                            Samuel Dodge             }
                                                            Peter Garrett                }  Justices of
                                                            Luman Haight             }  the peace

P. 65    New Baltimore           1822

We the Undersigned Inspectors of Election held at the House of the Widow Lydia Millers in the Town of New Baltimore on Tuesday the 2d day of April 1822 do declare that the following persons are Elected to the following offices affixed to their names by the Number of votes thereunto affixed—


 

NAME

OFFICE

VOTES

Conradt T. Hoghtalin

Supervisor

175

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

104

Barrant Hoghtalin
Samuel T. Powell
Elisha Powell Junr.

Assessors

236
203
213

Martin G. Van Bergen
Noah Wheeler

Poor Masters

240
125

Bartholomew Gidney
Israel Lisk
Thomas Nelson

Commissioners
Of
Highways

224
178
81

Anthony Van Bergen
Stephen Titus
Anthony C. Hoghtalin

Commissioners
Of
Schools

166
86
85

Henry Dumond

Colector

127

James Cook
Henry Dumond
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Wheeler

Constables

213
214
201
111

Seth Hawley
Stephen Titus
George Ely
 

Inspectors
Of
Schools

95
91
84

Place of Election

John J. Youngs

119

            Joshua Collins             }
            Jonathan Miller          }  Inspectors
            Peter Garrett               }
            Samuel Dodge            }

P. 66    New Baltimore

Laws Pased Viva Voce at an Election Held at the House of Lydia Millers the 2d day of April 1822 for the Town of New Baltimore              Viz—

Voted that $600 be raised for the Support of the Poor the Ensuing year—

Voted that Noah Wheeler be pound Master—

Sheep No Commoners

Hogs yoked and Rung or no Commoners

Garrett T. Hoghtaling          }
John J. Youngs                       }  Fence Viewers
Thomas J. Palmer                  }

Voted there Should be only 4 Constables this year—

Voted that all assistance be With Drawn from John Totten in his present Situation—

Voted that all assistance be Withdrawn form Peter Ordan in his present Situation—

Voted that Nelly Seversen & Phebe Chase be Left at the disposal of the overseers of the poor—Likewise Caty Billingham and child

NAME

OFFICE

SWORN

NOTES

Conradt T. Hoghtaling

Supervisor

Sworn

 

Gilbert Bedell

Town Clerk

Affirmed

 

Barrant Hoghtaling
Samuel T. Powell
Elisha Powell Junr.

Assessors

Sworn
Affirmed
Sworn

 

M. G. V. Bergen
Noah Wheeler

Overseers of
The poor

Sworn
Sworn

 

Thomas Nelson
Israel Lisk
Barthol. Gedney

Commissioners
Of
Highways

Affirmed
Sworn
Sworn

Copies of Warrants Issued by Comrs of Highways per April 26, 1822

Henry Demond

Collector

 

 

Zebulon Hallock
Henry Wheeler
James Cook
Henry Dumond

[Constables]

Sworn

Bond  D.T. Miller
Bond  J. Miller
Bond  D. Gregory
Bond  Seth Hawley
Notice Given to the County Clerk

Garrett T. Houghtaling
John J. Youngs
Thomas J. Palmer

Fence Viewers

sworn

 

P. 67    New Baltimore           1822

School Districts

                        New Baltimore Sept. 26th 1822

We the Commissioners of Common Schools in and for the Town of New Baltimore in County of Greene in Conformity of the Law for Division of Districts do Agreeable to said Law and by the mutual Consent of the parties Concerned in District No. 1 in Said Town as Set forth by the Inhabitants of said District in public Meeting resolved agreeable to Law that Said District Should be Divided agreeable to Said Resolve—

Now therefore we the Commissioners of Schools of Said Town do Divide Said District in Manner following to Wit—

Beginning at the School House as it Now Stands in Said District running from thence northerly to the South line of School District No. 10 in Said Town—and from Said School House Due South to the Town line Numbering as following the District on the river East to be Known and Destinguished by No. 11 and the District Next of Said Northerly line to be Known and Destinguished by No. 1

            Anthony Van Bergen  }  Commissioners
            Stephen Titus               }  of Common Schools

Recorded from the Original Sept. 30th 1822 by me Gilbert Bedell T. Clerk

P. 68    New Baltimore           1822

We the Subscribers overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do Hereby Certify that a Certain Male Slave Named Herman aged about Twenty four years belonging to Jonathan Miller of the Said Town of New Baltimore is of Sufficient ability to provide for himself and we do Consent to his Manumition

            Given under our hands at New Baltimore this 20th Day of August 1822

                        M. G. Van Bergen        }  Overseers of the poor
                        Noah Wheeler             }  of the Town of New Baltimore

Greene County

Jonathan Miller being duly Sworn and Maketh oath Says he is the owner of a male Slave Named Harmen Within Mentioned and the Said Herman is under the age of forty five years as he believes and knows of no bodily Infirmity belonging to him and believes him to be of Sufficient ability to provide for himself

                                                            Jonathan Miller

The above Certificate is Sworn before Me this 3d day of June 1822

Samuel Dodge Justice of the peace

Recorded from the original Oct. 19th 1822 by Me Gilbert Bedell Town Clerk

P. 69    New Baltimore           1822

Greene County

Town of New Baltimore         }          A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at an Election held In this Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene on the fourth day of November in the year 1822—and on the two Succeeding days Inclusive for our Governor and Lieutenant Governor four Senators Two Members of the assembly one Member of Congress and Sheriff one Clerk four Coroners are as follows to Wit Namely—

Joseph C. Yates had one Hundred and Seventy Eight votes for Governor—

Solomon Southwick had Two votes for governor—

Erastus Root had one Hundred and four votes for Lieutenant Governor—

Henry Huntington had Seventy votes for Lieutenant Governor—

Charles E. Dudley had one Hundred and Twenty three votes for Senator—

Edward P. Livingston had one Hundred and Eighteen votes for Senator—

James Mallory had one Hundred and Eighteen votes for Senator—

Jacob Sutherland had one Hundred and twenty votes for Senator—

Herman Knickerbacher had Sixty two votes for Senator—

Tunis Van Vechten had Sixty two votes for Senator—

Abraham Van Dyck had six four (sic) votes for Senator—

John OBrian had sixty six votes for Senator—

William Seaman had one Hundred and Twenty five votes for Member of assembly—

Reuben Hosford Ninety Eight votes for Member of Assembly—

Talmage Fairchild had Eighty five votes for Member of Assembly—

Willys Miles Sixty two votes for member of Assembly—

Joel Bellamy had one Hundred and fourteen votes for Sheriff of the County of Greene—

Bennet Osborn had Seventy votes for Sheriff of the County of Greene—

Carried up

P. 70    New Baltimore           1822

Elisha D. Hall had one Hundred and fifty three votes for Clerk of the County of Greene—

Charles C. Abeel had thirty seven votes for Clerk of the County of Greene—

Abraham D. Spoor had one Hundred and Twenty Six votes for Coroner—

Nathan Buroughs had Ninety Six votes for Coroner—

Thomas Benham had one Hundred and Twenty Six votes for Coroner—

Abel Brace had one Hundred and Eighty nine votes for Coroner—

William Dobson had Sixty one votes for Coroner—

Harvey Camp had Sixy (sic) Two votes for Coroner—

Leonard Haight had Ninety four votes for Coroner—

Charles A. Foote had one Hundred and forty two votes for Member of Congress—

John T. Mays had thirty Six votes for Member of Congress—

Henry Dumond had two votes for Congress

Leonard Haight had one vote for Senator

Given Under our Hands at the Said Town of New Baltimore this Sixth day of November 1822—

            C. T. Hoghtaling         }
            Gilbert Bedell              }
            Elisha Powell Jr.         }  Inspectors of Election
            Samuel T. Powell       }
            Barent Houghtaling   }

P. 71    New Baltimore           1823

Accts. Audited March 25th 1823

TOWN OWES THE FOLLOWING PERSONS VIZ

 

 

Noah Wheeler

 

$28.07

(Illegible) Brigham & Houghtaling

 

3.00

Dctr. John Ely

 

12.84

James Post

 

2.56

Bartholomew Gedney

 

87.17

Gilbert Travis

 

9.69

Foster Powell

 

51.51

T & Walter Haight

 

13.50

George T. Coonley

 

11.00

Michael Garrett

 

41.67

Samuel Wilson

 

1.00

Henry Dumond

 

1.25

Stephen Titus

 

7.75

Anthony C. Houghtaling

 

3.00

George Ely

 

3.00

Anthony V. Bergen

 

5.00

Joseph Casy Junr.

 

35.00

Peter Garrett

 

1.47

Leonard Haight

 

4.95

Doctor Erastus Hamilton

 

4.00

Jeremiah Bedell

 

9.74

 

 

$332.51

Due the town from

 

 

Martin G. V. Bergen

$29.77

29.77

Town In

 

$302.74

 We the Undersigned Inspectors of Election of the Town of New Baltimore on the first Day of April 1823 Held at the House of John F. Youngs for the purpose of Electing the officers of said Town—We Do Hereby Declare the persons under Mentioned Duly Elected Having the greatest number of votes Viz—

NAME

OFFICE

VOTES

Conradt T. Houghtalin

Supervisor

178

Gilbert Bedell

T. Clerk

199

Elisha Powell Jnr.
Benjm. McCabe
Anthony Van Bergen

Assessors

164
160
83

Martin G. V. Bergen
Noah Wheeler

Poor Masters

196
173

Andrew Houghtaling
Barthol. Gedney
Henry Halsted

Comiss. of
Highways

155
99
132

George Ely
Stephen Titus
John Powell

Comiss. of
School

75
175
193

Seth Hawley
Benjm. Baker
Henry Halsted

Inspect
School

92
173
132

Henry Dumond

Collector

92

Henry Dumond
Zebulon Hallock
James Cook
Henry Wheeler

Constables

184
172
17
119

John F. Youngs

Place of Election

105

Given under our Hands the Day and year above Written

            Jonathan Miller          }
            Israel Lisk                    }  Inspect. of the Election
            Samuel Dodge            }

P. 72    New Baltimore           1823

Laws Passed vi va voice at an Election held at the House of John F. Youngs the first Day of April 1823 for the Town of New Baltimore—

Voted that $700 Dollars be raised for the Support of the Poor the Ensuing year—

Voted that Noah Wheeler Be Pound Master—

Voted Sheep as Commoners penalty Twenty five Cents per Head if found Running at             Large—

Hogs no Commoners Without a good sufficient yoke on and a Ring in the nose—

Lee Wheeler                     }
Robert G. Palmer             }  Fence Viewers
Garrett T. Houghtaling  }

Voted Rams Running at Large after the 10th Day of September until the 10th of Novem. forfeited to the person taking him up on his own Inclosure

Voted Boars if Runing at Large altered by any person and no Damage Recoverable Before the first Day of December

Voted that a Penalty of five Dollars be Laid on any person that Suffers the Canada Thistle to go to seed on any farm in this Town to be Recovered By the overseers of the poor for the use of the poor of said Town—

Voted that there shall be only four Constables in the Town this year—

Voted that all assistance be Withdrawn from Walter Winan In His present situation—

Voted that Every Overseer of Highways of if by Neglect to Return a List of the names of the men on their Districts Liable to work on the Highways as the Law Directs shall forfeit for every offense five Dollars and further if any Person shall neglect to Return his Warrant on the Day that first is mentioned in said Warrant as Directed Shall for Every offense forfeit five Dollars to be recovered By the overseers of the poor for the use of the poor of said Town—

Voted that the Town Clerk shall provide a Chest for the use of said Clerks office to be Rendered for auditing to be paid by said Town

P. 73    New Baltimore           1823

At A special Town Meeting held on the first Day of April 1823 agreeable to public Notice—Voted that the supervisor of the Town of New Baltimore with the other supervisors of the County of Greene are Duly authorized to Raise a sufficient sum of Money proper for the purchase of a farm to be used and a house of Industry for the Support of the poor of the County of Greene

            Attest  Gilbert Bedell             T. Clerk

School

We the undersigned Trustees of this village of New Baltimore in District No. 10 do hereby Consent that Tunis P. Van Slyke may Be set off to District No. 9—

New Baltimore March 28th 1823

            Stephen Parsons
            Stephen Ayrault
            Jacob W. Hilton

This Certifies that We the Commissioners Confirm the alteration above proposed

New Baltimore 4th mo. 1st 1823

            Stephen Titus                            }  Commissioners
            Anthony C. Houghtaling        }  Schools

NAME

OFFICE

SWORN

NOTES

C. T. Houghtaling

Super.

Sworn

 

Gilbert Bedell

T. Clk.

Affirmed

 

Elisha Powell Jnr.
Benjm. McCabe
Anthony Van Bergen

Assessors

Sworn

 

Sworn

 

Noah Wheeler
M. G. V. Bergen

Overseers of
Poor

 

 

Henry Halsted
Barthol. Gidney
Anthy. Houghtaling

Comis.
Highways

Affirmed
Sworn
Sworn

 

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Wheeler

[Constables]

 

Bond  ????
Bond  Jonath. Miller
Bond  ????

Solomon Carman
John Armstrong
Joseph Weeks
Samuel T. Powell
Isaac Sarles
Jeremiah Bedell
Peter C. Bronk
M. G. V. Bergen
Noah Wheeler
Isaac Skinner

Overseers of
Highways

 

 

P. 74    New Baltimore

Garrett T. Houghtaling of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being Duly sworn doth depose and say that Jack a slave of the said Garrett T. Houghtaling is under the age of forty five years of age (sic) and that he is sound and healthy for any thing he knows and able to provide for himself and request the he may be manumitted—

                                                                        Garret T. Houghtaling

Subscribed and Sworn the 25th Day of March 1823

Before me Benjamin  Baker  Justice Peace

We Martin G. Van Bergen & Noah Wheeler Overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being satisfied with the Certificate of Garret T. Houghtaling Respecting his slave named Jack and do Verily believe that the said Jack comes Within the provisions of the act for Manumission and Do therefore allow the said Jack to be manumitted and made free and allow the same to be Recorded by us

                                                                        M. G. Van Bergen      }  Overseers of
                                                                        Noah Wheeler           }  the Poor

Recorded the 4th Day of April 1823

By me Gilbert Bedell   Town Clerk

Resolves of Commissioners of Excise for May 4th 1823 Is Conradt T. Houghtaling Supervisor      Israel Lisk       Jonathan Miller          Justices of the Peace 

The Certificate of the above on file in the office

P. 75    New Baltimore           1823

Greene County

Town of New Baltimore

            A true Canvass and Estimate of the votes taken at an Election held in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene on the third day of November in the year Eighteen Hundred and Twenty three and on the two Succeeding days Inclusive for the purpose of Electing two Senators and two members of Assembly—Viz

Jacob Haight had fifty nine votes for Senator

Edward P. Livingston had Sixty votes for Senator

Barent Houghtaling had one vote for Senator

Isaac Nichols had two votes for Senator

Conradt T. Hoghtalin had one vote for Senator

Gilbert Bedell had one vote for Senator

Edward Daley had Sixty five votes for Assembly

Caleb Coffin had Sixty five votes for Assembly

Henry C. Hoghtalin had three votes for Assembly

Daniel Ayrault had two votes for Assembly

Stephen Parsons had two votes for Assembly

Ralph Ryne had one vote for Assembly

Peter Clow had one vote for Assembly

Given under our hands at the Sd town of New Baltimore this fifth day of November 1823

                                                C. T. Hoghtalin           }
                                                Gilbert Bedell              }  Inspectors
                                                Benjamin McCabe      }  of Election
                                                Elisha Powell Junr.     }

P. 76    New Baltimore           1823

I Anthony Van Bergen of the town of new Baltimore in the County of Greene do depose and say that Robert a Slave to the said Anthony Van Bergen and Caty his wife being born free and not served her time of service and the said Anthony being desirous to free her & him and they being under the age of Forty five years and that they are sound and healthy for any thing he knows and able to provide for themselves and Request that they may be Manumitted according to Law—

                                                Anthony Van Bergen

Sworn before me this 5th day of Novr 1823

Israel Lisk       Just Peace

We Martin G. Van Bergen & Noah Wheeler overseers of the Poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being satisfied with the Certificate of Anthony Van Bergen respecting his slave a free Born Wench to wit} Robert & Caty and do truly believe that the same named do come within the provisions of the act for manumition and do therefore allow the same to be Recorded by us on the records of the Town aforesaid

Dated New Baltimore             M. G. Van Bergen      }  Overseers of the poor of the Town
Nov. 5th 1823                          Noah Wheeler             }  of New Baltimore in the County of  Greene

Elisha Powell Jr. of the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene being duly Sworn doth depose and say that Tom a Slave to the said Elisha Powell Jr. is under the age of Forty five years of age and that he is sound And healthy for any thing he knows and able to provide for himself and request that he may be Manumitted

                                                Elisha Powell Junr.

The said Elisha Powell Jr. Sworn to the above Certificate on the third day of Novr. 1823

Before me Jonathan Miller Justice of the peace

We Martin G. Van Bergen & Noah Wheeler overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being Satisfied with the Certificate of Elisha Powell Jr. respecting his slave named Tom and do verily believe that the said Tom Comes within the provisions of the act for Manumittion and do therefore allow the said Tom to be Manumitted and made free and allow the Same to be recorded by us—

Dated New Baltimore             M. G. Van Bergen      }  Overseers of the  poor
Novr. 5th 1823                         Noah Wheeler             }  of the Town of New Baltimore

P. 77    New Baltimore           1823

Conradt T. Hoghtalin of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being duly Sworn doth depose and say that Sam a Slave of the said Conradt T. Hoghtalin is under the age of forty five years and that he is sound and healthy for any thing he knows and able to provide for himself and Request that he may be Manumitted—

                                                Conradt T. Hoghtalin

The said Conradt T. Hoghtalin Sworn to the above Certificate on the fifth day of November 1823

Before me Israel Lisk             J. Peace

We Martin G. Van Bergen & Noah Wheeler Overseers of the poor of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being Satisfied with the Certificate of Conradt T. Hoghtalin respecting his slave named Sam and do verily believe that the said Sam comes within the provisions of the act for Manumition and do therefore allow the said Sam to be Manumitted and made free and allow the same to be Recorded by us

Dated New Baltimore             M. G. Van Bergen      }  Overseers of the poor of
Novr. 5th 1823                         Noah Wheeler             }  the Town of New Baltimore

The three above Certificates Recorded the 7th day of Novr. 1823

by me Gilbert Bedell, T. Clerk

School

To the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene

We the undersigned Trustees of School District No. 7 are Willing that David Dean Samuel T. Powell Bartholomew Gedney Peter Gedney Nathan Carman and Caleb Sarles—be annexed to District No. 6 in said Town—

Dated New Baltimore             David Dean                         }  Trustees of
December 22d 1823                  Bartholomew Gedney      }  District No. 7
                                                     Jacob C. Bedell                   }

We the Undersigned Trustees of school District No. 6 are willing and do consent that the above named persons should be annexed from District No. 7 to District (sic) in the aforesaid Town—

Dated New Baltimore           William Hoyt Junr.     }  Trustees of
December 22d 1823               Gilbert Travis               }  District No. 6

We the Commissioners of Common Schools in the Town of New Baltimore do agree in Conformity of the within petition to Detatch from District no. 7 the within named persons and annex the same to District No. 6

Dated New Baltimore            George Ely                   }  School
December 29th 1823               Stephen Titus              }  Commissioners

P. 78    New Baltimore

I  Peter Hoghtalin of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the owner of Peter a black man aged Twenty nine years and of Harry a black man aged twenty five years do hereby manumit and make free the said Peter and Harry and do declare them Entitled to all the privileges and immunities of free men—Given under my hand and Seal the Twenty third day of February in the year one thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty four—

                                                Peter Houghtaling

We Martin G. Van Bergen and Noah Wheeler Overseers of the poor of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene being the town in Which Peter Hoghtalig resides do Certify that Peter and Harry two Slaves of the said Peter Hoghtaling appear to be under the age of forty five years and of sufficient ability to provide for themselves Respectively and do hereby consent to the manumition of the said Harry and Peter—by their owner Peter Hoghtaling aforesaid—Given under our hands and Seals this twenty third day of February in the year one thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty four

The above Recorded                           M. G. Van Bergen
the 24th of February 1824                   Noah Wheeler

by me Gilbert Bedell   T. Clk

P. 79    New Baltimore           1824

Accts Audited March 30th 1824

TOWN OWES THE FOLLOWING PERSONS VIZ

 

 

Doctr. B.B. FradenBergh

 

$10.12

Doctr. Reischepmoes

 

3.50

Doctr. H. Adams

 

2.75

Ginge & Coonly

 

3.56

Samuel Stansfield

 

9.00

Samuel French

 

7.00

Tom VanderZee

 

13.00

John Worden

 

1.81

M. Garrett

 

109.97

B. McCabe

 

22.08

W. Spencer

 

3.35

Doctr. J. Ely

 

12.87

B. Baker

 

7.00

Jonathan Miller

 

[blank]

F. Height

 

4.24

B.L. VanDyke

 

138.15

 

 

$347.30

DUE THE TOWN FROM

 

 

M.G. V. Bergen

$9.50

 

From Noah Wheeler

21.95

 

 

$31.45

31.45

TOWN DEBT

 

$315.85

At an Election for the Town of New Baltimore at the House of John F. Youngs the 6th day of April 1824 for Town officers for said town—We the Undersigned Inspectors of Election Do determine and declare the following persons where Elected as having the greater number of votes Viz—

OFFICE

NAME

VOTES

Supr.

Tunis P. VanSlyke

137

T. Clerk

Gilbert Bedell

196

Assessors

Martin G. B. Bergen
Benjm. McCabe
Henry Halsted

165
175
99

Overseers of Poor

Seth Hawley
David Dean

194
147

Comrs. Highways

Anthony Hoghtalin
Elisha Powell Junr.
Lee Wheeler

170
93
92

Comrs. Schools

George Ely
Stephen Titus
Henry Halsted

181
180
71

Inspectors School

Anthony V. Bergen
Israel Lisk
Joshua Powell

74
75
76

Collector

Conradt G. Hoghtalin

101

Constable

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Henry Wheeler
John Worden

159
155
107
93

Given under our hands the day and year above Written

                        Jonathan Miller          }
                        Israel Lisk                    }  Justices of the Peace
                        Samuel Dodge            }

P. 80    New Baltimore           1824

Laws passed Viva voce at an Election held at the House of John F. Youngs in the Town of New Baltimore on the 4th day of April 1824

            Voted that the poor of said Town be all Disposed of to one person to the person that will keep them for the Lowest Sum provided the person Shall give Bond with good Security to the Town for there good Maintainance—

            Voted that Overseers of the poor and Justices of the peace Shall meet at the House of John F. Youngs on the third Tuesday of this month to Dispose of the said poor—agreeable to the vote taken on the Subject—

            Voted that $800 Dollars be Raised for the Support of the poor the Ensuing year—

            Voted that there be only four Constables in the Town this year—

            Voted that Abraham Travis                }
                              Garrett T. Houghtalin        }  Fence Viewers
                              John Garrett                         }

            Voted that the Collector Shall Collect the Taxes of said Town of New Baltimore tor three Cents on the Dollar

SWORN

NAME

OFFICE

NOTES

Sworn

Tunis P. Van Slyke

Supervisor

 

Affirmed

Gilbert Bedell

T. Clerk

 

Sworn
Sworn
Affirmed

M.G. Van Bergen
Benjm. McCabe
Henry Halsted

Assessors

 

Sworn
Affirmed

Seth Hawley
David Dean

Overseers of poor

 

Sworn
Affirmed
Sworn

Anthy. Houghtalin
Elisha Powell Jun.
Lee Wheeler

Commissrs.
Highways

 

Acept. Red.
Acept. Red.

George Ely
Stephen Titus
Henry Halsted

School
Comrs.

 

 

Red. Acept.
Red. Acept.

Anthy. VanDerZee
Israel Lisk
Joshua Powers

Inspectors
Of
Schools

 

 

James Cook
Henry Wheeler
Zebulon Hallock
Conradt P. Houghtaling

Constables

J.B. Cottles Bond
F.O. Connor Bond
D. Dean Bond
Andrew VanSlyke Bond

Officers voted viva voce

            John F. Youngs           affirmed as pound master
            Elam Garrett
            Daniel Bedell
            Selah Wicks
            Thos. Nelson

P. 81    New Baltimore           1824

School

We the Commissioners of Common Schools for the town of New Baltimore do Settle a division line through District South of John Griffens and thence Running so as to Include John Griffen Caeleb Griffen John S. Hicks and Gilbert Bedell in the East part which we call No. 12 and from thence so as to Exclude Joshua Gidney and from thence Due north to the north Bounds of the town—

New Baltimore 4th mo. 12th 1824

                                    Stephen Titus               }  Commissioners
                                    Henry Halsted             }  of Schools

This Certifies that we the Coms of Common Schools in the town of New Baltimore in Comformity with a mutual agreement as we understand of school District No, 6 and 12 make an alteration of follows Detaching from No. 6 and annexing to No. 12 all the Inhabitants living on the road leading past Gilbert Bedell’s and Nathanial Goldins to the north bounds of said Town and all East to sd  Dist.

New Baltimore 17th of 4th mo. 1824

                                    Henry Halsted            }  Com. of
                                    Stephen Titus              }  School

We the Trustees of Dist. No. 6

Coincide with the above alteration

            Gilbert Travis
            Thomas Nelson

William Hoyt you are hereby authorized to Notify the Inhabitants of School District No. 12 in part situate in the Town of Coeymans—You are hereby authorized to form and organize yourselves agreeable to Law as the Commissioners of this Town has thought propper agreeable to your request to annex you to district above mentioned situate in New Baltimore—

April 20th 1824           Coeymans       Jonas Shear
                                                               Gideon Stephens

We the Commissioners of Common Schools for the Town of New Baltimore in Conformity to the within petition hereby do Detach Daniel Bedell and John Bedell from Dist. No. 8 and annex the same to school Dist. No. 7—

New Baltimore 4th mo. 21st 1824

The above has Refferance                              Stephen Titus                }  Coms.
to petition on file in the Clerk’s office        Henry Halsted               }  of Schools

Resolves of Commissioners of Excise for May the 4th 1824

            Is Tunis P. Van Slyke             Supervisor

            Jonathan Miller                      }
            Benjamin Baker                      }  Justices of
            Israel Lisk                                }  the Peace


P. 82    New Baltimore

Whereas James Covey of the Town of New Baltimore has this day manumitted his negro Slave Will aged between twenty nine & thirty years of age—now we the subscribers Overseers of the poor of the said Town of New Baltimore do Certify that the said negro Will appears to be under the age of forty five years and of sufficient ability to provide for himself—witness our hands this 22nd day of Jany. 1824—

                                    Noah Wheeler           }  overseers of the poor of the
                                    M.G. Van Bergen       }  Town of New Baltimore

The above Recorded the 13th of October 1824 By me Gilbert Bedell          T. Clerk

P. 83    New Baltimore           1824

Greene County

Town of New Baltimore

            A true Canvass and estimate of the votes taken at an Election held in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene on the first day of November and on the two succeeding days Inclusive in the year one thousand Eight Hundred and twenty four—for the purpose of Electing one Governor one Lieutenant Governor one Senator one Member of Congress & two Members of the Assembly to Represent the County of Greene in the Legislature of the state of New York & one Coroner for the County of Greene      Viz—

Samuel Young had one hundred & seventy four votes for Governor—

Erastus Root had one hundred and sixty two votes for Lieutenant Governor—

Abraham Keyser had one hundred & seventy two votes for Senator—

DeWitt Clinton had Ninety votes for Governor—

James Talmage had ninety five votes for Lieutenant Governor—

Richard McMichael had ninety votes for Senator—

Henry Ashley had one hundred & forty five votes for Member of Congress—

William N.B. Humance had one hundred and nineteen votes for Member of Congress—

Gilbert Bedell had one hundred & Eighty five votes for Member of Assembly—

Alvin Bushnell had one hundred and seventy nine votes for Member of Assembly—

Tunis P. Van Slyke had seventy five votes for Member of Assembly—

Daniel Bloomer had fifty Eight votes for Member of Assembly—

Isaac Van Loan had twenty three votes for Member of Assembly—

Eli Pierce had one hundred and Eighty one votes for Coroner

Sylvester Nichols had sixty four votes for Coroner

            Tunis P. Van Slyke     }
            Gilbert Bedell              }  Inspectors
            M.G. Van Bergen        }  of Election
            Benjamin McCabe      }  in the Town of
            Henry Halsted            }  New Baltimore

P. 84    New Baltimore           1825

We the Inspectors of Election of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene held April 5th 1825 at the house of John F. Young for the Election of Town officers in said Town.  On Counting the votes the following men were Elected to office by haveing the Greatest Number of Votes                 Viz

NAME

OFFICE

Gilbert Bedell

Supervisor

Leonard Haight

Town Clerk

Barent Houghtaling
Samuel T. Powel
Henry Halsted

Assessors

Anthony C. Houghtaling
Elisha Powell
Israel Gregory

Commissioners
Of Highways

 

Seth Hawley
David Dean

Poor Masters

George Ely
Stephen Titus
Joseph Powel

Commissioners

Of Schools

Seth Hawley
Andrew A. Vanslyk
Jesse Miller

Inspectors

Of Schools

James Cook

Collector

Zebulon Hallock
James Cook
Matthew Hallock
James Suddarly

Constables

John F. Youngs

Place of Election

            Israel Lisk                    }  Inspectors
            Jonathan Miller          }

Recorded from the original Certificate

P. 85    New Baltimore           1825

Laws Passed viva voce at an Election held at the house of John F. Young in the town of New Baltimore on the 5th Day of April 1825

            Voted the (sic) the Poor of said town be all Disposed of to such Person or persons as will keep them for the year for the lowest Sum of money provided such person or persons Shall give bonds with good Security to the town for their good maintainance

            Voted that the overseers of the poor and the Justices of the peace shall meet at the house of John F. Young on the Sixteenth Day of April next to Dispose of the poor agreeable to the Vote taken of the Subject

            Voted that $500 Dollars be raised for the support of the poor the present year

            Voted that the Collector of said town Shall collect the Taxes the present year for three Cents on the Dollar

            Voted the Bogardus is not to be chargable to the town till such time as the Overseers of the poor Shall think him in real want

            Voted that the By Laws remain the same they were last year

            Voted that Walter Minor is not to be a town Charge

 SWORN

NAME

OFFICE

NOTES

Affirmed

Gilbert Beddel

Supervisor

 

Sworn

Leonard Haight

Town Clerk

 

Sworn
Affirmed
Affirmed

Barent Houghtaling
Samuel T. Powel
Henry Halsted

Assessors

 

 

Seth Hawley
David Dean

Poor Masters

 

 

George Ely
Stephen Titus
Joseph Powel

Commissioners
Of
Schools

 

Sworn
Affirmed
Sworn

Anthony C. Houghtaling
Elisha Powel
Israel Gregory

Commissioners
Of
Highways

 

 

Seth Hawley
Andrew A. Vanslyk
Jesse Miller

Inspectors
Of
Schools

 

 

James Cook

Collector

 

Sworn
Sworn

Zebulon Hallock
James Cook
Matthew Hallock
James Suddarly

Constables

J.B. Cottles Bond

P. 86    New Baltimore           1825

Know all men by these presents that I John P. Vosburgh of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the owner of a Negro female Slave named Sarah do hereby for myself my heirs Executors and administrators manumate & Make free the Said Negro woman Sarah aged under thirty five years forever and the Said Sarah is Sound and able to provide for herself

In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal this fifth Day of April in the year one thousand Eight hundred and twenty five

                                                John F. Vosburgh

Sealed and Delivered in the presence of John Houghtaling

                                                                James Cook

Subscribed and Sworn before me this 5th Day of April 1825

                                                                        I. Lisk              J.P.

We the Subscribers overseers of the Poor of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do certify that Sarah a negro female Slave of John P. Vosburgh of the Said town appears to be under the age of forty five years and of sufficient abilities to provide for herself

Given under our hands this fifth Day of April in the year one thousand Eight hundred and twenty five                                         
                                                           
                                                            Seth Hawley
                                                            David Dean

Recorded the 18th Day of July 1825

by me Leonard Haight            Town Clerk

P. 87                                                    1825

Know all men by these presents that I Jonathan Miller of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the owner of Negro female Slave Named Chris do hereby for myself my heirs Executor and Administrators manumate and make free the said negro woman Chris aged thirty one years forever

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this ninth Day of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty four

                                                Jonathan Miller

Sealed and delivered in presence of J.B. Cottle

We the subscribers overseers of the poor for the town of New Baltimore in the County of Green do certify that Chris a negro female slave of Jonathan Miller of New Baltimore aforesaid appears to be under the age of forty-five years and of sufficient ability to provide for herself

Given under our hands at New Baltimore this ninth day of May one thousand Eight hundred and twenty five

                                                David Dean
                                                Seth Hawley

Green County

Town of New Baltimore

            A true canvass and estimate of votes taken at an Election held in the town of new Baltimore in the County of Green on the seventh day of November in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and on the two Succeeding Days inclusive for receiving the ballots of the voters in relation to the manner of choosing Electors of President and vice President of the united States passed November 25th 1824 that is to say

Eighty three votes were given on each of which was written or Printed or partly written and partly Printed the words by Dubrink?

Fifty-five votes were given on each of [continued]

P. 88    New Baltimore           1825

which was written or Printed or partly written and partly printed the words by General ticket plurality

            Given under our hands in the said town of New Baltimore

            November the 9th 1825

                        Gilbert Beedle                        }  Inspectors
                        Leonard Haight                     }  of Election
                        Barent Houghtaling              }  for the Town
                        Samuel T. Powel                    }  of N. Baltimore in the
                        Henry Halsted                       }  County of Green

Green County

Town of New Baltimore

A true canvass and estimate of the votes taken at an election held in the town of New Baltimore in the County of Green on the Seventy Day of November in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five and on the two Succeeding Days inclusive for the purpose of voting for one Senator two members of assembly one Sherriff one County Clerk and four Coroners.  One hundred votes were given for John King for the office of Senator.  Fifty one votes were given for Ambros I. Hurdon for the office of Senator.  Ninety seven votes were given for John F. Brandow for the office of Member of Assembly  Ninety-nine votes were given William Seaman for member of Assembly.  fifty one votes were given for Addison Porter for member of Assembly and fifty-nine votes were given for Talmadge Fairchild for member of Assembly

                        Over

P. 89    New Baltimore           1825

Ninety Six votes were given for Joseph Blanchard for the office Sheriff and fifty six votes were given for Sidney Tuttle for the office of Sherriff Eighty six votes ware given for Levi Callender for the office of Clerk and fifty six votes ware given for Charles E. Abell for the office of Clerk

One hundred & fifty four votes ware given Abell Brace for the office of Coroner.  One hundred and fifty four votes ware given Amos Hamlin for Coroner  Ninety seven votes ware given for Elisha D. Hall for the office of Coroner  Ninety-eight votes were given Thomas Benham for the office of Coroner.  fifty seven votes ware given for Eli Pierce for the office of coroner and fifty six votes ware given for Harvy Camp for the office of Coroner

            Given under our hands at the said town of New Baltimore this 9th Day of November 1826

                                    Gilbert Beedle                        }  Inspectors of
                                    Leonard Haight                     }  Election of the
                                    Barent Houghtaling              }  Town of New Baltimore
                                    Samuel T. Powel                    }  in the County
                                    Henry Halsten                       }  of Green

P. 90    New Baltimore           1826

We the Inspectors of Election of the town of New Baltimore in the County of Green held April 6th 1826 at the house of John F. Young for the purpose of electing town officers for said town  On Counting the Votes the following men were elected to office by having the greatest number of votes        Viz

NAME

OFFICE

 

NOTES

Gilbert Bedell

Supervisor

Affirmed

 

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

Qualified

 

Samuel T. Powel
Elisha Powel
Thomas C. Houghtaling

Assessors

Affirmed
Affirmed
Qualified

 

Seth Hawley
David Dean

Poor Masters

Qualified
Affirmed

 

Thomas A. Houghtaling
Israel Gregory
Elias Garrett

Commissioners
Of
Highways

}
}  Qualified
}

 

Joshua Powel
George Ely
Jessy Miller

Commissioners
Of Common
Schools

 

 

Henry Halsted
Seth Hawley
Stephen Titus

Inspectors
Of
Schools

 

 

James Cook

Collector

 

 

James Cook
John Wordon
Zebulon Hallock
Thomas J. Palmer

Constables

Qualified

And Bonds Executed for each

Place of Election        John F. Youngs

            Benjamin Baker            }  Inspectors
            Samuel Dodge              }  of
            Leonard Haight            }  Election

Accounts of the Town Audited In March 1826—Town was left In Debt One hundred & three Dollars and Eighty four Cents--$103.84

P. 91    New Baltimore           1826

Laws passed via (sic) voce at an election held at the house of John F. Young  in the town of New Baltimore on the 4th Day of April 1826

Resolved that Six hundred Dollars be raised for the Support of poor the ensuing year

Voted that the Collector of this town shall Collect the taxes for three cents on the Dollar

Voted that poor be provided for by the poor masters as they Shall think proper until the County Poor house be Completed

Voted Sheap No Commoners penalty twenty five Cents per head if found running at large.  Hogs no commoners without a good Sufficient yoke and ring in the nose

Voted Rams running at large after the 10th September until the 10th of November subject the owner to a penalty of two Dollars & fifty Cents to any person who shall take them up on his enclosure

Voted that there be but four Constables this year

Commissioners of Excise

            Gilbert Bedell             Supr.

            Jonathan Miller          }  Justices
            Samuel Dodge            }

                        Certificates filed for 1826

Schools

We the Commissioners of Common Schools for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do hereby set off from School District No. 2 two Daniel Varlez and annex him to School District No. 12 in said Town

Dated New Baltimore             Jesse Miller     }  Commrs. of
November 6th 1826                 Joshua Powell }  Common Schools

P. 93    New Baltimore           1826

Greene County

Town of New Baltimore

A true canvass and Estimate of the Votes taken at an Election held in the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene on the Sixth Day of November in the year One thousand eight hundred and Twenty Six and on the two Succeeding days inclusive

In Choosing One Governer—One Lieutenant Governor One Senator One Member for Congress and two Members of Assembly to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State—

One hundred and Sixty five Votes were given for William B. Rochester for the office of Governor of this State—

One hundred and Sixty four Votes for Nathaniel Pitcher for the office of Lieutenant Governor—

One hundred and Seventy Votes were given for John McCarty for Senator—

One hundred and Sixty two Votes were given for Selah R. Hobbie for a Member of Congress—

One hundred and Sixty Seven Votes were given for William Tuttle for Member of Assembly—

One hundred and Sixty Nine Votes were given for Perkins King for Member of Assembly—

Sixty Seven Votes were given for Dewitt Clinton for the office of Governor of this State—

Sixty Nine Votes were given for Henry Huntington for Lieutenant Governor—

Sixty two Votes were given for Calvin Thompson for Senator—

Sixty nine Votes were given for Isaac Burr for a Member of Congress—

Thirty two Votes were given for James Powers for member of Assembly—

Sixty three Votes were given for Sylvester Nichols for Member of Assembly—

Nine Votes were given for Isaac Coffin for Member of Assembly—

Thirteen Votes were given for Williams Avery for Member of Assembly—

Given under our hands at the said Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene the Eighth Day of November in One thousand Eight hundred and twenty Six—

            Gilbert Bedell                         }  Inspectors
            Elisha D. Hall                         }  of
            Thomas C. Houghtaling       }  Election
            Elisha Powell                          }
            Samuel T. Powell                   }

Copy of the Original  E.D. Hall  Town Clk

P. 93    New Baltimore           1826

Greene County
Town of New Baltimore

A true canvass and Estimate of the Votes taken at the annual Election held on the first Monday in November 1826 in pursuance of  “an act to Submit to the People of this state certain Amendments proposed to the Constitution” Passed April 17th 1826                       Viz-

            Two hundred and Eighteen Votes were given “for Electing Justices of the Peace by the People and for Extending the Elective franchise”

            No- Votes were given “against electing Justices of the Peace by the People and for extending the Elective franchise”

            No- Votes were given “for Electing Justices of the Peace by the people and against extending the Elective franchise”

            No- Votes were given “against electing Justices of the Peace by the (sic) and against extending the Elective franchise”

            Given under our hands at the Town of New Baltimore this Eighth Day of November in One thousand Eight hundred and twenty Six—

                                                                        Gilbert Bedell                         }
Copy of the Original                                   Elisha D. Hall                         }  Inspectors
E.D. Hall, Town Clerk                                Elisha Powell                          }        of
                                                                       Thomas L. Houghtaling         }  Elections
                                                                        Samuel T. Powell                   }

March 27th 1827

                        Bills paid by Supervisor                                 $36.00             

Cornelius Randall

$     0.75

Gilbert Bedell Services

       5.00

Samuel Dodge Bill Omitted

       8.00

Samuel Dodge Services

       6.00

Jonathan Miller Services

       6.00

Benjamin Baker  Bill Services

       5.00

Elisha D. Hall Bill Services

       2.00

Learand Bill Services

       1.00

Thomas J. Palmer Bill

       2.00

 

$   35.75

 P. 94    New Baltimore           March 27, 1827

At a Meeting of the Board of Auditors of the Town of New Baltimore on the 27th Day of March 1827 at the House of John T. Youngs are as follows—Viz

David Dean one of the Overseers of the Poor                                   Dr.    

David Dean one of the Overseers of the Poor

 

To Cash had of the Collector

$350.00

To do—Excise money

    30.00

To do—from the Estate of N. Wheeler

      8.75

To do—due Town last year

      3.50

 

$392.25

By Cash paid out as for Receipts

     And Bill of Services to this date

  212.23

Due the Town from D. Dean

$180.02

 

Seth Hawley Overseer of the Poor

 

To due the Town last year

$  70.07

To Cash of Collector this year

  250.00

To Cash of County Treasurer

    89.02

To Cash Excise money Youngs

      5.10

 

 $414.09

By Cash Paid out as for Receipts and
     Bill Services to this date

  168.76 ½

By your Services this day

      1.00

By Paid Barent Hoghtaling

      1.50

By Paid O. Day Treasurer of the County Poorhouses

     52.91

 

 $224.17

Due the Town from S. Hawley

 $189.91

 

Doctr. Henry Adams Bill audited

 

$ 25.75

Michael Garetts Bill due

 

     5.74

Doctr. John Ely Bill due

 

     4.22

Zebulon Hallock Bill audited

 

   11.81

Last years Debt owed

 

  103.84

 

 

$151.36

Deans Debt due

$180.02

 

Hawley do    do

  189.91 ½

 

  

Town Stands good

$369.93 ½   151.36
$218.57 ½

 

P. 95    New Baltimore           April 3rd 1827

At an Election held at the House of John T. Youngs on the 3rd Day of April 1827 for Town Officers—The following officers were Elected as having greatest number of votes—Viz—

 

Affirmed

Gilbert Bedell

Supervisor

 

Qualified

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

 

Qualified
Affirmed
Affirmed

Thomas C. Houghtaling
Samuel T. Powell
Elisha Powell

Assessors

 

Qualified

Martin G. Van Bergen
David Dean

Overseers of Poor

Copies Taken & on file

Qualified
Qualified
Qualified

Thomas A. Houghtaling
Joshua T. Smith
Israel Gregory

Commrs.
Of
Highways

 

No Oath to be Taken by an Act of 1821

George Ely
Jessee Miller
Joshua Powell

Commrs.
Of
Schools

 

No Oath to be Taken do

Elisha D. Hall
Seth Hawley
John W. Dodge

Inspectors
Of
Schools

 

 

James Cook

Collector

Transmitted to County Clerk May 25, 1827—Do

Affirmed & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds

James Cook
Zebulon Hallock
Thomas J. Paloner
John Worden
Place of Election John T. Youngs

Constables

Given Under our hands as Inspectors of said Election the day above written

                        Benjamin Baker          }  Justices
                        Saml. Dodge               }      of
                        Seth Hawley               }  Peace

Voted Vive Voce—April 3rd 1827—

            Three Hundred Dollars to be Raised for the Support of the Poor—

            Taxes to be Collected for three Cents on the Dollar by Collector—

            John T. Youngs Pound Master—

            Samuel Dodge                        }

            Samuel T. Powell                   }  Fence Viewers

            Anthony Houghtaling          }

                        Sheep no Commoners—

                        Rams running at large from the Tenth of  September to the Tenth of November is to be forfeited and ten Dollars fine—

                        the Other Bye Laws to Stand as heretofore

P. 96    New Baltimore           1827

School No. 13 from District No. 4

            this District is set aside by A.C. Flagg Supr. Comr. Schools  April 7th 1828—as filed in this office

To the Commissioners of Common Schools in the Town of New Baltimore—We the undersigned inhabitants of School District No. 4 in Said Town beg leave to report or represent to you that Owing to the great extent of our District and the Settled State of its population  we find it inconvenient to maintain a School for the convenience of all its inhabitants—we therefore hereby petition you to decide the said District so as to strike the north side of Foster Powells Farm—Dated 21st February 1827—

            John Carls                                James Nichols

            James Covey Jnr.                    Edward C. Palmer

            Elisha Smith Jnr.                    Foster Powell 

            Terlincis Covey                      William Davis

            Walter Covey                         Moses Powell

            Enos Smith                             Thomas A. Powell

            Henry Dodge                          John Nichols

Set aside April 7th 1828

We the Commissioners of Common Schools for the Town of New Baltimore do Consent to the within petition and Beginning at the west  line of the Town of New Baltimore and runs east so as to Strike the north line of Foster Powells Farm and take all to the South of Said line to compost the said District Number thirteen—

New Baltimore March 31st 1827                           Joshua Powell             }  Comrs. of

                                                                                    Jesse Miller                  }  Schools

Commissioners of Excise

            Gilbert Bedell             Supr.

            Benjamin Baker          } 

            Samuiel Dodge           }  Justices

            Jonathan Miller          }

     Certificates filed for 1827

Tavern Keepers                      Henry Wheeler

                                                Zebulon Hallock        

                                                Stephen Swazey

                                                Lee Wheeler

                                                John T. Youngs

                                                John F. Guest (?)

P. 97    New Baltimore           1827

Greene County
New Baltimore

A True Canvas and estimate of the Votes taken at an Election held in the Town of New Baltimore in the county of Greene on the fifth Day of November in the year One thousand Eight Hundred and twenty Seven and on the two succeeding days inclusive for Choosing One Senator to represent the Third Senatorial District in the Senate of this State—Two members of Assembly to represent the County of Greene in the Assembly of this State and Town Justices of the Peace for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene—Viz

Moses Warren had One hundred and twenty Seven Votes for Senator—

John Gephart had Twenty five Votes for Senator—

William Faulkineer had One Hundred and twenty Nine Votes for Member of Assembly—

Elisha Bishop had One Hundred and twenty nine Votes for Member of Assembly—

Henry Gosle had twenty three Votes for Member of Assembly—

George A. Crooker had twenty three Votes of Member of Assembly—

Thomas C. Houghtaling had One hundred and forth Votes for a Justice of the Peace—

Joshua Armstrong had One hundred and forty Votes for Justice of the Peace—

Jonathan Miller had One hundred and thirty Eight Votes for Justice of the Peace—

Elisha Powell had Seventy nine Votes for Justice of the Peace—

Samuel Dodge had Seventy One Votes for Justice of the Peace—

John T. Youngs had One Vote for Justice of the Peace—

Daniel S. Miller had One Vote for Justice of the Peace—

Thomas J. Palmer had One Vote for Justice of the Peace—

Given Under Our hands at the Town of New Baltimore this 7th Day of November 1827

                                                                         Gilbert Bedell                         }

Copy from the                                               Elisha D. Hall                         }  Inspectors

Original                                                          Elisha Powell                          }       of

Certificate                                                      Thomas c. Houghtaling         }  Election

                                                                         Samuel T. Powell                    }

P. 98    New Baltimore           Nov. 13th              

                                                            [The right margin of this printed article is cut off]

At a meeting of the Board of Canvassers, Duly organ???? in and for the county of Greene, at the Clerk’s office in the town of Catskill in???? on the thirteenth day of November, in the year one thousand eight  hundred and???? pursuant to the act, entitled “an act, regulating elections,” passed April seventee???? sand eight hundred and twenty-two, and an act to amend the act regulating ele???? regulate the election of Justices of the Peace, passed April 7, 1827, Williams???? chosen chairman, and Charles C. Abeel, being Clerk of the said county, was ex???? ry of the said board.

The following persons appeared and constituted the said board, they being???? elections in the several towns in the said county, and having been respectively???? the major part of the Inspectors of elections of their respective towns, to preside???? held therein, on the fifth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and twen???? the two succeeding days inclusive, for the purpose of choosing a Senator, two ???? Assembly, and four Justices of the Peace for each town in said county, that is ???? liams Seaman, of the town of Catskill; Sylvester Nichols, of the town of Athens ???? Stanton, of the town of Durham; Benjamin P. Burhance, of the town of Hun???? Pratt, jr. of the town of Windham; Ira T. Day, of the town of Cairo; Thomas C. ???? of the town of New Baltimore; Bruce C. Smith, of the town of Lexington; E???? ton, of the town of Greenville, and Anthony M. Van Bergen, of the town of C????

The board having calculated and ascertained the aggregate amount or whole n???? given at an election held in and for the said county, on the fifth day of November, ???? eight hundred and twenty-seven, and the two succeeding days inclusive, for four J???? Peace for each town in said county, do certify declare and determine, ??formal ???? ments and certificates made and delivered by the Inspectors of elections of the ???? in the said county, that Joel Bellamy, Isaac J. Dubois, Luke Kierstad and William ???? were elected, by the greatest number of votes, for the town of Catskill; that W???? James Mullen, Garrit W. Sager and Samuel Hamilton, were elected, by  the gr???? of votes, for the town of Athens; that William V.B. Hermance, Tallmadge F???? I. Brandow and Moses H. Powell, were elected, by the greatest number of  votes ???? of Coxsackie; that Thomas C. Houghtaling, Joshua Armstrong, Jonathan Mill???? Powell, were elected by the greatest number of votes, for the town of New B???? Truman Sanford, Matthew Williams, Spencer Palmer and Perkins King, were ???? the greatest number votes, for the town of Greenville; that Joseph Blancard ???? er, Anson Strong and Stephen Renne, were elected by the greatest number of ???? town of Durham; that James C. Blanchard, James Stoughtenburgh, jr. William ???? James Earl, were elected by the greatest number of votes, for the town of Ca???? ert L. More, Levi H. Alden, Harry Kinsley and Samuel Reynolds, were elected ???? est number of votes, for the town of Windham; that Jacob A. Van Valkenburgh ???? sell, jr. Henry Goslee and Jacob Miller, were elected, by the greatest number ???? the town of Lexington; that Herman I. Quackenboes, Daniel Bloomer, Alvin ???? Oliver T. Fuller, were elected, by the greatest number of votes, for the town of ????

In Witness Whereof, We, the Chairman and Secretary ???? Board of Canvassers, have hereunto set out hands this thirteenth day of Novem???? sand eight hundred and twenty seven.

Chas. C. Abeel            Secretary.                                            Wms. Seaman

Thereby Certify that the following Persons drew the Ballots as Below noted this 3rd Day of December 1827—Viz—

                                    Elisha Powell                           No. 4   }

                                    Thomas C. Houghtaling        No. 3   }  for Justices

                                    Jonathan Miller                       No. 2   }  of the Peace

                                    Joshua Armstrong                   No. 1   }

            Given under my hand             New Baltimore           December 3rd 1827

Recorded from the original                            Gilbert Bedell

Certificate       E.D. Hall, T. Clk.                                Supervisor

 P. 99    New Baltimore           March 24th 1828

Audited with the Overseers of the Poor, on the 25th March 1828—By the Board of Auditors

David Dean               To Town     Dr.
    To old amount & Cash Received

$561.50

    By Receipts and Services Rendered
       See $13

  240.93

 

$320.57

 

Seth Hawley              To Town      Dr.
    To Cash & Receipts Rendered       due

$189.91

    By Receipts & account rendered in full

  189.91

 

Martin G. Van Bergen     To Town    Dr.
    To Cash Received

$305.10

    By Receipts & account Rendered

  147.35

 

  157.65

March 25, 1828

Expense Bill Paid at Auditing

 

  Joshua Armstrong

$   1.00

  Benjamin Baker

     6.00

  Samuel Dodge       8.50 – 5.00

     3.50

  Gilbert Bedell

     9.00

  Thomas C. Houghtaling

     1.00

  Jonathan Miller

   10.00

  Elisha Powell

     3.00

 

$ 33.50

  Zebulon Hallock

     3.50

SCHOOL

We the Commissioners of Common Schools have met according to adjournment & appraise the Property of District No. 4 To be worth fifty ??? Dollars which we authorize the Trustees of District No. 4 to raise the Tax and pay Over to the Trustees of District No. 13 this proportion of money according to Law—We therefore give District No. 4 our Consent to move or Build on the site of the Entry of the Palmer Road on the South west corner of Ezra Palmer North Lot—

Given under our hands New Baltimore May 8th 1828—

                                                                        David Williams          }  Comrs.

Recirated? from the                                    Elam Garrett               }     of

original Certificate                                      M.G. Van Bergen       }  Schools

P. 100  New Baltimore           1828

At an Election of the Town of New Baltimore for Town Officers held at John T. Youngs the first day of April 1828 the following Persons were duly Elected as having the greatest number of Votes. Viz—

 

Affirmed

Gilbert Bedell

Supervisor

 

Qualified

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

 

Qualified
Affirmed
Affirmed

Barent Houghtaling
Samuel T. Powell
John Powell

Assessors

 

Qualified
Qualified

Francis O Connor
Seth Hawley

Overseers of
Poor

Copies Taken &

On File

Qualified
Qualified
Qualified

Thomas A. Houghtaling
Joshua T. Smith
Israel Gregory

Comrs. of
Highway

Returns made & sent
To Clerk of County
Augst. ?, 1828

Acceptance
Acceptance
Acceptance

Martin G. Van Bergen
Elam Garrett
David Williams

Comrs. of
Schools

 

Acceptance
Acceptance
Acceptance

Anthony Van Bergen
Smith Betts
John W. Dodge

Inspectors Of

 Schools

 

 

James C. Lisk

Collector

Transferred to the County Clerk

May?, 1828

Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds
Affirmation & Bonds

John Worden
James C. Lisk
Jessee Green
James Cook

Constables

Place of Election

Widow Millers

 

 

Given under our hands at New Baltimore the day and year above written—

                                                            Jonathan Miller                      }

                                                            Thomas C. Houghtaling       }  Inspectors

                                                            Joshua Armstrong                 }  of Election

                                                            Elisha Powell

Laws Passed Viva Voce on the day and date above

Two Hundred Dollars Raised for the Support of the Poor

Taxes to be collected for three per cent by collector

John T. Youngs – Pound Master

            Samuel Dodge                        }  Fence

            Samuel T. Powell                   }

            Anthony Houghtaling          }  Viewers

Gilbert Bedell                         }

Elisha Powell                          }

Jonathan Miller                      }  Commissioners

Joshua Armstrong                  }  of Excise

Thomas C. Houghtaling         }

            filed in this office May 6th 1828                    E.D. Hall, T. Clk.

P. 101  New Baltimore           May, 1828

            SCHOOL District No. 9 in Part—

We the Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore & Town of Coeymans having met at the House of Frederick Garretts in New Baltimore in pursuance of Previous Notice to each of the commissioners do hereby adopt the following Resolution in relation to the forming a District No. 9 in Part—Partly in New Baltimore & partly out of the adjoining Town of Coeymans set off from District No. 9 in New Baltimore the following Persons—Anthony C. Houghtaling, Frederick Garrett, Boyle Beach, David Beach, Barent Houghtaling, Albertus Simmons, Wm. Houghtaling, John Garrett By mutual consent from District No. 8—H. Rufus Schofield, Isaac B. Skinner, Ephraim Bronck, Timothy Clenzey—By mutual consent of the District No. 6 of the Town of Coeymans and from them and their Lands that they Occupy into a new District to be numbered 9th in Part for the Town of New Baltimore & Coeymans and Direct you to Record the same—Given under our hands this twentyninth Day of April 1828—

NB—and that a notice has                             Henry Halsted             }  Comrs.

            been served on one of the                  Ephm. Andrews          }    of

            Trustees of District No. 9th                M.G. Van Bergen         }  Common

            in New Baltimore                               Elam Garrett                 }  Schools

SCHOOL District No 13—

The Commissioners of Common Schools of the Town of New Baltimore have met at the House of Lee Wheeler in said Town in pursuance of previous Notice to each of the Commissioners do hereby adopt the following Resolutions in relation to the Division of School District No. 4—in One more district to be numbered No. 13 in said Town the following Persons in the New District forming them and their Lands that they Occupy into a new District to be numbered 13 for said Town—James Covey, John Carle, Samuel Dodge, William Drew, John B. Jones, Silas Nickles, Moses Powell, Foster Powell, Thomas A. Powell, Dalin Palmer, Elisha Smith, Thomas Carle, John W. Dodge, James Palmer, E. Austin, Robert Baker, Thomas S. Palmer—and their Lands Occupied by the several Persons named—This was done by the Consent of the Trustees—We consent to the above alteration of District No. 4—                 Frederick Slieght        }  Trustees

                                                                      Ezra Palmer

Given under our hands in

New Baltimore 3rd Day of May 1828                         M. Van Bergen           }  Comrs.

                                                                                         Elam Garrett               }      of

Recorded from the Original                                       David Williams          }  Schools

Certificate—   E.D. Hall, T. Clk.

P. 102  New Baltimore           1828

Tavern Keepers          Lee Wheeler

                                    Henry Wheeler

                                    John F. Guest

Recognizances                        Ephraim Seckles

filed in this office                   John T. Youngs

We the Board of Inspectors of Election for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene do certify that the following is a correct statement of the result of a general Election held in said Town on the third fourth and fifth Days of November in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Twenty Eight—Two Hundred and Eighty Votes were given for the office of Governor—Two Hundred and Eighty three Votes were given for the office of Lieutenant Governor—Two hundred and Eighty three Votes were given for the office of Senator—Two Hundred and seventy Eight Votes were given for the office of Representative in Congress—Two Hundred and Eighty one Votes were given for the office of Elector of President and Vice President—Five Hundred and fifty five Votes were given for the office of members of Assembly—Two Hundred and Sixty four Votes were given for the office of Sheriff—Two Hundred and Seventy Nine Votes were given for the office of Clerk—Eleven Hundred and three Votes were given for the office of Coroners and Seventy three Votes were given for the office of Justice of the Peace—

Of the Votes given for the office of Governor Martin Van Buren received one Hundred and Ninety five Votes—Smith Thompson received for the same office Eighty six Votes—Solomon Smithwick received for the same office one Vote—

Of the Votes given for the office of Lieutenant Governor Enos T. Threap received one Hundred and Ninety six Votes—Francis Granger received for the same office Eighty seven Votes—

Of the Votes given for the office of Senator Lewis Eaton received one Hundred and Ninety Votes—Thomas Lawyer received for the same office Eighty seven Votes—

Of the Votes given for Members of Congress Perkins King received one Hundred and Ninety Seven Votes—Jacob Haight received for the same office Eighty one Votes—

Of the Votes given for the office of Elector of president and Vice President Peter Pine received One Hundred and ninety seven Votes—Munson Buel received for the same office Eighty four Votes—

Of the Votes given for the office of Member of Assembly Moses Austin received one Hundred and Eighty six Votes—Castle Seeley received for the same office one Hundred and Ninety Votes—Abijah Reed received for the same office Ninety Votes—Nathan Clark received for the same office Eighty nine Votes--                 -Over-

P. 103  New Baltimore           Novr. 5th 1828

Of the Votes given for the office of Sheriff Platt Adams received one Hundred and fifty Eight Votes—Edward Daley received for the same office one Hundred and six Votes—

Of the Votes given for Clerk James Pinckney received one Hundred and seventy three Votes—Charles C. Abeel received for the same office one Hundred and five Votes and and Charles Abeel received for the same office one Vote—

Of the Votes given for Coroners-Abel Brace received Two Hundred and seventy six Votes—Amos Hamblin received for the same office One Hundred and Eighty nine Votes—Harvey Camp received for the same office Two Hundred and seventy six Votes—Eli Pearce Received for the same office Two Hundred and seventy five Votes—Henry Adams received for the same office Eighty seven Votes—

Of the Votes given for the office of Justice of the Peace Joshua Armstrong received seventy two Votes—John T. Youngs received for the same office one Vote—

In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names this fifth Day of November in the year One thousand Eight Hundred and twenty Eight—

Joshua Armstrong                                          Gilbert Bedell             }

Re Elected Justice                                          Elisha D. Hall              }  Inspectors

for 4 years                                                       John Powell                 }         of

                                                                        Samuel Powell             }  Election

                                                                        Barent Houghtaling    }

Accounts Audited at John T. Youngs on the 31st Day of March 1829 with the Overseers of the Poor

Francis O Conner            to Town                        Dr.     To Cash of D. Dean & J.C. Lisk, Collector

$380.00

     By account & Recorded and paid out              Cr.

  201.95

                                                            Due Town

$178.05

 

Seth Hawley, Overseer                                          Dr.
     To Cash of M.G. Van Bergen, Supervisor
          County Treasurer & Collector

$370.45

 

     By account & Receipts Rendered & paid out   Cr.
 

  195.06

                                                               Due Town

$175.39

 

David Dean                                                            Dr.
     To the Town on d’Neuranger?

$  19.07

     County Poor House due ??? 1828

    48.12

 

$  87.10

 

Town good

$440.63

School Money this year

$268.60

Gilbert Bedell, Supervisor

 P. 104  New Baltimore           April 7th 1829

At a Town Meeting held at the House of Jesse Millers on the 7th Day of April 1829 the following Persons were elected

Gilbert Bedell

Supervisor

Affirmed

 

Elisha D. Hall

Town Clerk

Qualified

 

Benjamin Baker
David Dean
Israel Gregory

Assessors

Qualified
Affirmed
(blank)

 

Seth Hawley
Henry Williams
 

Overseers of
The Poor

Qualified
Qualified

 

John Gay Junr.
Elam Garrett
Frederick Powell

Commissioners
Of
Highways

Qualified
Qualified
Qualified

Copies Taken
And on file

Martin G. Van Bergen
Jesse Miller
David Williams

Commissioners
Of C. Schools

Acceptance
& Qual

Report Transmitted to County of Greene Clerk Sep. 1, 1829

James C. Lisk
 

Collector

 

 

James C. Lisk
John Worden
Tiffany B. Tyler
Thomas J. Palmer

Constables

Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds
Qualified & Bonds

Returned to Clerk of County May 1829

Place of Election

Lee Wheelers

 

 

Jonathan Miller
Elisha Powell
Joshua Armstrong
Thomas C. Houghtaling

 

 

 

Laws Voted Viva Voce—

Nothing to be raised for the support of the Poor the Present year

John T. Youngs           Pound Master

Garret T. Houghtaling                        }

Frederick Powell                                  }  Fence Viewers

Jonathan Miller                                    }

Three Hundred Dollars to be Loaned by the Overseers of the Poor the ensuing year

An abstract of the Report of the Commissioners of Highways—Days assessed is 1292 Days worked is (blank)

The Commissioners Received Three Hundred & fifty Dollars for the support of Bridges—and Paid Out as follows   Viz—

Received

 

$350.00

Brue & Seeley

$220.00

 

Israel Gregory

    20.00

 

Thomas A. Houghtaling

    10.00

 

Charles Lisk

      5.00

 

Paid Jurors & Justices

      3.00

 

Do  Tunis Wolf, Junr.

        .50

  228.50

Remains in the Commissioners this 7th Day of April 1829

 

$  91.50

                                                                        Israel Gregory                         }  Comrs.

                                                                        Joshua T. Smith                      }      of

                                                                        Thomas A. Houghtaling       }  Highways

The above Commissioners Recommend Fifty Dollars to be Raised for Roads & Bridges the ensuing year—

P. 105  New Baltimore           Novr 1829

We the Board of Inspectors of Election for the Town of New Baltimore in the County of Greene—do certify that the following is a correct statement of the results of a general Election held in said Town on the second third and fourth days of November in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine—Votes given for the office of Senator One Hundred and Eighty Seven—Votes given for the office of Member of  Assembly Three Hundred and ninety three—Votes given for the office of Justice of the Peace Three Hundred and forty nine—

Of the Votes given for the office of Senator—William Deitz received one hundred and seventy six votes—Of the Votes given for the office of Member of Assembly—Herman T. Quackenboss received One Hundred and Eighty nine Votes—Jonathan Miller received for the same office One Hundred and twenty Votes—Levi H. Alden received for the same office Eleven Votes—Jonathan Palen received for the same office Sixty six Votes—James Ostrander received two Votes—John T. Guest one Vote—John T. Youngs one Vote—and Hop Miller three Votes for the same office—Of the Votes given for the office of Justice of the Peace—James C. Lisk received one Hundred and sixty nine Votes—Francis O Conner received for the same office one Hundred and sixty three Votes—Charles C. Lisk received four Votes—John T. Youngs one Vote—Samuel Dodge one Vote—John W. Dodge one Vote for the same office—

In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed out Names this fourth Day of November in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine

                                                                        Gilbert Bedell             }

                                                                        E.D. Hall                     }  Inspectors

                                                                        Benjamin Baker          }        of

                                                                        Israel Gregory             }  Election

                                                                        David Dean                 }

Recorded from the Original Certificate                                 E.D. Hall, T. Clk.

P. 106  New Baltimore           1829

The following persons were duly Elected Justices of the Peace for the Town of New Baltimore at the last general Election—to wit James C. Lisk and Francis O Conner one to supply the vacancy Occasioned by the death of Joshua Armstrong Esqr. and one other to supply the place of Jonathan Miller Esqr. whose term of service will expire on the last day of December next ensuing—

The following Justices Elect drew the Ballots opposite their names as below stated—

            James C. Lisk             Number Three

            Francis O Conner       Number Four

Given under Our hands at New Baltimore the seventh Day of November 1829

                                                            Gilbert Bedell, Supr.

                                                            E.D. Hall, T. Clk.

Abstract of Accounts of the Town of New Baltimore audited at the House of John T. Youngs  March 30th 1830

Seth Hawley Overseer To Town                                                     Dr.
     To Cash in his hands

$210.71

     By Cash paid & services                                                             Cr.

    35.50

 

$176.21

     To Cash Received this day of Supervisor

      9.00

                                                                                                          Due

$185.21

Henry Williams  To Town                                                                Dr.

$148.10