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New Baltimore Reformed
Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 89. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

State of New York     }
County of Greene      } ss  We  Robert G. Stissy(Story?),  Minister, Andrew Van Der Pool, Theodore H. Cowell, James E. Bronk & Baltus  I. VanSlyke Jr.  Elders & Baltus I. VanSlyke Junr, James G. Turner, Oliver B. Goldsmith and David Luther Deacons of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church at the town of New Baltimore in said county   elected according to the rules & usages of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church within this state being by the second section of the act of the Legislature of this state entitled an act to provide for the Incorporation of religious Societies passed April 5th 1815 declared to be the Trustees of said church having in due manner appear together for the purpose do hereby in virtue of the power in us by said act virtue certify and declare that we have become a body corporate & that we & our successors forever as a body corporate by virtue of said act shall be Known & distinguished by the name or title of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of The town on New Baltimore.

In witness whereof We the said Minister & Elders & Deacons have executed the certificate under our hands & seals this 15th day of October In the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred & sixty one.                                                    

                                                    R. G. Stissy(Story?)  LS

             Theodore H. Cowell  LS                        Baltus I. Van Slyke  LS
        James Bronk  LS                                      James G. Turner  LS
Andrew Van Der Pool  LS                     Oliver B. Goldsmith  LS
Baltus Van Slyke Jr.   LS                        David Luther  LS

State of New York       }
Greene County            }  ss          On this 16th day of October 1861 before me personally came  Robert G. Story? , Theodore H. Cowell, James Bronk, Andrew Van Der Pool, Baltus Van Slyke Sen, James G. Turner, Oliver B. Goldsmith, & David Luther to me known to be the individuals described in & who executed the above & within instrument in writing severally acknowledged that they executed the same.

And I further certify that I know the individuals executing the within instrument to ____ the relation to the within named church as Minister, Elders & Deacons as set both in the within instrument

Recorded Oct 19,1861                               Lewis Crandall
H 9 a m                                                        Justice of the Peace
Jas Cooke  Clk

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