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Prattsville Dutch Reformed
Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 60. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

We Calvin Wiltse & Platt M. Osborne two of the members of the Reformed Dutch Church and Society of the town of Prattsville elected by a majority of the members present to hold an election of trustees  of said Church and Society to all to whom these present may concern  do certify  and make known that pursuant to an act of the legislature of the state of New York entitled “an act to provide for the incorporation of religious Societies”  the male persons of full age belonging to the Said reformed Dutch Church or Society of Prattsville did assemble and meet together on the twenty sixth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty five, at the meeting house in Prattsville  the place at which they statedly attend for the divine worship for the purpose of electing trustees for the said Church and Society the said church and Society having been duly notified of the time and place of such meeting previous thereto in the manner prescribed by the said act, the said male persons belonging to the said Society did then and there determine that six trustees  should be elected to take charge of the state and property belonging to the said Society and to transact all affairs relative to the temporalities thereof and that the style of the said trustees and their successors in office should be “the trustees of the reformed Dutch Church and Congregation of Prattsville”  as the style named and title by which the said trustees shall forever hereafter be called distinguished and known and that thereupon  on the same day year and place above mentioned, an election was held for electing such trustees  and John Brackney, Robert More, Zadock, Pratt, John Laraway  Dwight Brockett and Henry T. Beeker were by a plurality of votes elected trustees of said Society in presence of                                                             Plat M. Osborn
F. A. Finn                                                                Calvin Wiltse

State of New York     }
Greene County  ss }   On the twenty sixth day of January 1835 personally appeared before me the subscriber a commissioner of deeds to take the acknowledged _____ ____ & in Said County   Calvin Wiltse and Platt M. Osborn persons well known to me as the persons named in this written instrument and severally acknowledged that they signed and executed the same freely and voluntarily for the acts and purposes therein expressed  I do allow it to be recorded.

                                                                         F. A. Finn  Commissioner &c

Recorded  Jany 31 1835  3 O.C. P. M.   }
W. V. B. Heermance  Clk                       }

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