Lexington Library Society

Religious Societies - Book A


Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 31. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.


________ of a Number of Persons Convened at Charles Peck house in Lexington on the second Thursday of February in the year of our Lord one thousand and Eight hundred & seventeen.  Ex____ twenty Persons Subscribed over one hundred dollars of the processing a Public Library & Daniel Been (?) was chosen Chairman and of the present Meeting by Ballot And
                  Isaac Buel
                  Amos Peck
                  George Miles
                  Horsant? Beach                       Trustees
                  Henry Gosley Jr
                  John Beach
                  Zadock Pratt Jr.
                  Ransom _____
                  Israel Van Volkenburgh

Resolved that this Society be Called the Lexington Library Society a true copy Daniel Been Chairman

State of New York
Green County     SS
I Munson Buel one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in & for the County of Green    Do here by certify that on  the 26th day of December 1819 __  _____ _____  Daniel Been? to me known to be the person described within as Chairman & made oath that the Content of the within Certificate are true    I do here and allow the same Recorded      
Munson Buel

I Certify this foregoing to be a true Copy
Of the original as Examined

The_  with Feb 28th 1817                                  Wm Van Bergen Clk


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