Catskill Presbyterian Church

Religious Societies - Book A


Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 7. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.


In pursuance of an Act of the Legislature of the State of New York entitled an Act to proceed for incorporation of religious Societies passed 24th March 1801 The members of the facility commonly called the Presbyterian Society in the Village of Cats Kill conferred at the Academy on Feb. 7 1803 - after due and Legal satisfaction for the purpose of forming themselves into a society ____able to said Act when the subscribers were legally chosen to preside in said meeting & Judge at this qualification of the Electors- and they hereby certify that the following persons were duly chosen Inspectors by the name or title of the "Trustees of Christs Church of Cats Kill" were classed in the following manner (Viz:)

To serve for one year:
Benjamin Sanford
William Brown 
Jesse Brush 

To serve for two years:
Thomas B. Cook 
Isaac Dubois 
Stephen Day 

To serve for three years:
Thomas Hale 
Philip Gebhard
Richard Hill

Witness our hand and seals the tenth Day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and three

William Brown LL
Orrin Day LL

Be it remembered that on the tenth Day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and three Personally appeared before me Samuel Van Vechten one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county of Green, William Brown and Orrin Day to me personally known who severally acknowledged to have executed the within instrument by signing and sealing and delivering the same as their voluntary Act and Deed to and for the uses purposed therein mentioned & I do certify that I am satisfied the said William Brown and the said Orrin Day are the same persons who executed the said Instrument & I have examined the said and find no material erasures, interlincations or obliterations and do allow the same to be recorded.

Sam. Van Vechten

Recorded on the 10th of Feby 1803 & examined with the original found to be & true copy.

Jas Bill, Clk


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