New Baltimore First Baptist
Religious Societies - Book A


Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 94. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.



The undersigned members of the religious Society hereinafter named, do certify that in pursuance & a public notice given at least fifteen days before the time of the election hereinafter mentioned, which notice was given for two successive Sabbaths preceding the day of such election, at the place where the Church and congregation hereinafter mentioned statedly meet for public worship, a meeting was held on the first day of March 1869, it being the time and at the place mentioned, in such notice and at such meeting, The undersigned was by a majority of the members present nominated and appointed to preside at the election then to be held and it was thereupon determined that the persons present should proceed to organize a religious society to be called, “The First Baptist Church of  New Baltimore Landing”  and to elect Trustees to serve as Trustees of the said religious Society; and did then and there elect the following persons by a plurality of voices, as such Trustees that is to say,  Henry S. Baldwin, Timothy B. Schuyler, Wm. N. Baldwin, which fact the undersigned in pursuance of the statute in such case made and promise do accordingly certify this first day of March 1869.

Sealed and delivered  }                               Wm. W. Phillips  LS
In the presence of         }                               Wm. N. Baldwin LS 

State of New York        }
Greene County             }  ss   On this first day of May in the year one thousand Eight hundred and Sixty nine, before me appeared William W. Phillips and William N. Baldwin, to me personally Known to be the same persons described in and who executed the within instrument, who severally acknowledged that they executed the same.  

Recorded May 8th 1869  h 3 P. M.                               Lewis Crandell
   
                                                                                       Justice of the Peace


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