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under his will, ordering the payment of a bequest of
£500, the executors proceeded to lay out a certain
number of quarter-acre lots upon Mr. Coxe's Phil-
lipsburg property. Many of the lots were sold at
£5 each. A deed for one of these lots runs thus :

"This indenture made the 4th day of October, in the tweuty-seveiith
year of our Sovereign Lord, George the Second, by the grace of God, of
Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and in
the year of our Lord 1753, between William Coxe, etc. and Peter Seiler
of Phillipsburg, County of Sussex, miller, for £5- proclamation money,
four perches front on George Street by ten perches deep, containing one
and one quarter acres being lot No. 82."

In that deed, witnessed by Thomas Kennedy and
Frank Sheldon, the place was called " the intended
town of Phillipsburg." The thoroughfare now known
as Main Street was called George Street, in honor of
the English king. The David Martin, "ferryman,"
referred to as one of the early owners of the Phil-
lipsburg land, obtained in 1739 the first grant and
patent /or ferrying at the " Forks of the Delaware."
An extract from that grant reads :

" Giving and granting to said David Martin, his heirs and assigns, the
privilege of constructing a ferry from the Pennsylvania shore by the
upper end of an island called ' Tinnicum' to the place in said county of
Morris called ' Marble Mountain,' about one mile above the ' forks of the
Delaware,' the undivided right to ferry over horses, cows, sheep, mules,
etc.'' ^

His ferry privileges extended about thirteen miles.
Although the town took a start before Easton did, the
latter soon outstripped it. Apropos of the relative
size of the two places about 1770, Mathew Henry
writes, —

"Mr. Philip Reese, an old gentleman of the town, informed the writer
that in his youth there lived an old lady by the name of Myers who said
When her parents first came to Phillipsburg there were eleven houses
there, and but three on the opposite side of the river. These eleven
houses were situated on the south side of the New Jersey Central Bail-
road track, near the wagon bridge that crosses the road."

Easton thrived, however, and Phillipsburg existed
under protest in a lingering way. Main Street was
simply a country highway, bordered here and there by
an occasional log house. Those among the prominent
families living in or near the place during the latter
part of the eighteenth century were the Bidlemans,

f Now in the possession of Mrs. Nelson Stryker.



TOWN OF l'HILLII'SlilKO.



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Roseberrys, Howells, Reeses, Beer.-*, Bullmans, Phil-
lips, Saegers, Ramseys, Stalls, and Barnes. Jacob
Reese, a tailor by trade, remoyed from Easton about
1787 to Phillipsburg, when-, in conjunction with

Philip Saeger, he bought a i Biderable trad of land

lying along George Street and reaching to the river.

Iters. • lived ill a log house thai atood "ii the lot QOW

Occupied by the Phillipsburg lintel, and in thai house
was horn his son, Jeremiah Reese, in 1797. Jeremiah
Reese, now the oldest inhabitant of Phillipsburg, is
still pretty hearty at the age of eighty-four, and from
him this chronicler obtained much of interest touch-
ing the early hiatorj of the town. Philip Saeger lived
in a stone house thai stood about opposite the presenl
site of the Presbyterian church, and very close to that
iod his barn. Saeger was a large landowner, and
Devoted his time chiefly to farming. Jacob Reese
was likewise a farmer, and occasionally did a little

work' at. his old trade of tailoring. .Near him lived

three brothers named William, Charles, and Lmos
Beers, who carried on a cooper's shop. On the hill
in what is now the Third Ward, John and Joseph
Roseberry were living on farms. James Barnes, a

liner and boatman, lived with his lather,

Henry, in a frame house that adjoined Philip Sae-

idemv. .lame, Barnes, who was born in that

name house, died there in 1879, aged eighty-one.

His father, Henry, shoemaker and boatman, became

a resident in Phillipsburg probably about 1790.
Thomas Bullman, grandfather to the late Maj. I !has.
pitgreaves, came to Phillipsburg from Hudson County
and bought the terry privilege, together with land that
included Onion Square and along on Main Street.
He built a stone dwelling on Main Street, mar the
Sitgreavea mansion lot, and presently converted it
into a tavern. He came to the place probably about

the year 1800, shortly after which his house was built.
A man by the name of Mhri^hl subsequently boujrht
the tavern, which was long known as Albright's
tavern.

Bullman's ferry privilege could not have lasted
long, since about the year 1800 a toll-bridge was
thrown across the river where the present bridgi

spans the Stream, A freshet washed the first struc-
ture from iis foundations, ami in 1805 the Easton
Delaware Bridge Company, under authorization from
the Stale of Penns) h auia, raised, by lotterj , a fund.
with which they erected the bridge now used. It was
Doubtless at this time that Bullman opened his tavern.
lie was for many years a justice of the peaci .

one time a judge of I lie ( '..urt of C non I 'leas, and

died in L824, in hi- eighty-second year. Philip I.' 1

died in L878, aged ninety-six. Both he ami hi- aon
Hiram wi ci ins, being, howe\ er, simply self-

taught doctors who ventured upon practice onlj be-
pause of the frequent occasions upon which medical
hel|i fri was not easj to obtain. Philip

lived in a Btoue house that stood opposite lii- father's
bid log cabin, and died on his farm in Greenwich.



the old -ton. hoii-e mentioned was alluded to during
Jeremiah Reese's boyhood as the house that had been
built more than ninety years. Gen. John Phillips,
the miller, lived in it, and sold it to Philip Ret 9C.

Phillips then went to live with hi- father-in-law,

Thomas Beers, just below the Ramsey house. The
-t. me house now occupied by Charles Reese at
and residence was built shortly after 1800 by Adam
Ramsey, a Presbyterian preacher, who came from
Manunka chunk to Phillipsburg for the purpose of
storekeeping. lie occupied at first an old storehouse
standing on the stone house lot, hut who had kept a
-tore iii it is not known. Ramsey's was probably the
only store for a little while between Bidleman's and

the other end of the town. In lsll or thereabouts
John P. Roseberry built the tavern now known as the
I nion Square Hotel. Mrs. Jeremiah Reese, now aged
seventy-six, recalls the circumstance as occurring
when she was about six years of age, and remembers,
moreover, that she went down there on.- day, from
her father's farm on the hill, with those who carried

dinners to the builders. At that time Main Street

was but little hotter than a country road. John Mix-
sell was keeping store in the building now known as
the Lee House, and John Myers, who worked for
Mixsell lived in a shanty adj inn:,: the store. \.t,,-.
the way, where the depot and hank arc, was a field.

S.mic year, afterward- i 'harlcs Undciibaujrli kept store
in a low building put up there by Joseph Roseberry.
<)ii Main Street were the tavern- of Roseberry and
Albright, the dwelling of Thomas Bullman, and be-
yond there was no house between Bullman's and the
i isidenci - of Philip Saeger and James Barnes. Down
where the Morris and Essex depot is lived Amos Beers,
a e... .per. ( m the land between the two railw ay 1
on Main Street, Michael Kosehcrry lived in a -tnn.-

house, and at the presenl corner of Hudson ami Main

Streets was a double framed farmhouse owned by

Joseph Roseberry. Near there lived Adam Ramsey,

Beers, and the Reeses, and thence down the street

there was ii. i i ii .1. .Ii n Carpenter's, on the

Furnace ground] until Bidleman's was reached, at
what is now called Green Bridge. That was the
condition of Phillipsburg about 1811, Bave a few
cabins here ami there. Peter Skillman, a hand in
Thomas Reese's wheelwright-shop, lived in one, The-
ophilus Phillips, a boatman, in another, and Conrad

Slump, with hi, -..ii J..hn (both tailor- , in another.

Barnes, Skillman, Phillips, ami Conrad Shaup went
out iii the war of 1812. George and Henry Bidleman
had flouring-millfl below the present limits of Phil-
lipsburg.

In 1882 the M.'iii- Canal, emptying into the Dela-
ware at Phillipsburg, was completed, when it was ex-
pected that the town would he materially benefited,
hut the benefit was very slight. In 1*17, Phillips-
til fifty dwellings. The ;
Third Ward wa- a farming region. Below the bend

in Main Street, Michael RosebeiTy's farming lands



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reached to Green Bridge. The only stores in the
town were those of Charles Rodenbaugh and Mixsell
& Tindall, both on Union Square. Adam Ramsey's
store was then closed. Mixsell & Tindall carried on
a lumber-yard, but beyond that and the stores Phil-
lipsburg had then no business interests. The first
brick dwelling in the town had then been up but two
years. Garret Cook erected it. It now serves as the
residences of Jeremiah Reese, Charles F. Fitch, and
William Ashmore. About 1850, in anticipation of
the completion to that point of the New Jersey Cen-
tral Railroad, Phillipsburg began for the first time to
look up. Previous to that the establishment of Tin-
dall's distillery, Templin & Co.'s foundry, and the
Cooper Furnace had encouraged its future. In 1852
a post-office was first established at Phillipsburg, and
in 1853 the Phillipsburg Land Company bought the
Roseberry farm, laid out the lower portion of the
present town into village lots, and made the induce-
ments so favorable that many people purchased homes
there. AVhen the Belvidere Delaware Railroad was
completed, in 1854, the demand for lots was so great
that the land company laid out an addition, and, in
1855, a second. In all, they bought three hundred
acres, laid out eleven hundred and thirty lots, and
paid for lands $55,000. In 1854 the first church in the
town (Presbyterian) was built; in 1856 the Warren
Foundry was started, the Phillipsburg Bank was
founded, building enterprises were rapidly pushed
forward, and population increased rapidly.

Among the citizens prominent in Phillipsburg's
early history may be named Gen. John Phillips and
Maj. Charles Sitgreaves. Maj. Sitgreaves was chosen
president of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad Com-
pany, and represented his district in Congress. In
the winter of 1856, when a new county called Mus-
conetcong was created, it was tacitly understood that
Phillipsburg was to be the county-seat. Maj. Sit-
greaves, being then in the State Senate, discovered,
however, that secret efforts were afoot to ignore the
agreement touching Phillipsburg in favor of some
other point, whereupon he set himself successfully to
the task of obtaining the reconsideration and repeal
of the act creating the new county.

EARLY INCIDENTS.

Reminiscences of life in early Phillipsburg pre-
served through unpublished manuscripts left by the
late Maj. Sitgreaves show how

"Every man was armed with a gun and every woman with a spinning-
wheel. The outer clothing of the men was stripped from the bodies of
deer and bears. Their food was Indian corn, beans, flesh of beasts from
the forests, and fish from the river. Tlio women dressed in linsey-wool-
sey, wore their own hair, and ato with their own teeth, and their feet
were shod with moccasins mado by their own hands. The early settlers
all owned and carried guns for self-protection and to supply themselves
with game. There woro no roads of any account except George (now
MainJ Street. Mere Indian paths through theforestesupplied the people
with means of travel. The sports and amusements of that day consisted
of hunting, tithing, wrestling, and racing. On South Main Street, run-
ning through the farm of Michael Roseberry, was the course for the
favorite scrub races so hugely enjoyed by our forefathers. They an-



nounced the advent of each year with saluteB of gnus fired in front of
their houses. This fashion continued until 1812. Shooting-matches
were also a favorite amusement with the hardy settlers of the early days.
Nearly all the houses were mere log cabins, and for luxuries the fathers
of the town indulged in sugar from the maple and gathered strawberries
and other small fruits."

Mrs. Elizabeth Walker died in Phillipsburg in Au-
gust, 1880, at the unusually advanced age of one hun-
dred and six years. She was born at Black water,
County Ivildare, Ireland, in 1774. Her first serious
sickness was on the Friday preceding her death.

EARLY PHYSICIANS.

David Brainerd, the apostle to the Indians, was not
by any means a regularly-graduated physician, but
the times in which he lived called for the exercise of
genius in various directions, and so it happened that
in the course of his wanderings he learned something
about physic. To be prepared for emergencies he
carried a medicine-chest, and probably doctored the
Indians thereabout occasionally when an urgent case
presented itself. The first resident physician at Phil-
lipsburg of whom anything definite can be asserted
appears to have been Dr. John Cooper, who in 1791
came hither from Long Hills, in Morris Co., N. J.,
and made his home at the house of Capt. Henry Bi-
dleman, in the locality now known as Green's Bridge.
After a four years' residence and practice there he
moved to Easton, where he practiced over fifty years.
When Dr. Cooper left, the place looked to Easton for
medical attention, and for nearly fifty years could
offer no inducements sufficiently strong to secure a
resident practitioner, although medical services were
meanwhile dispensed occasionally by Jacob Reese
and his son Hiram, while a transient doctor would
now and then stop a week or more. In 1843, Dr.
Henry Southard established himself here and stayed
two years, when he removed to Reaville, in Hunter-
don County. After his departure there was a lapse
until 1850, when Dr. T. Stewart came in, but a short
stay satisfied him. He is now a resident of Scran-
ton, Pa.*

PHILLIPSBURG'S LAWYERS.

Henry D. Maxwell was doubtless the first lawyer
to establish a resident practice in Phillipsburg. His
home was in Easton, although his office was in Phil-
lipsburg. In 1850 he was sent by President Taylor
as consul to Trieste, in Austria. In 1856 lie was ap-
pointed by Governor Pollock president judge of the
Third Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Maj. Charles
Sitgreaves, prominent as a politician and Congress-
man, was a practicing lawyer of Phillipsburg, although
but little of his time was spared to the pursuit of his
profession, since other duties were more pressing.
J. F. Dumont, for five years prosecuting attorney at
Flemington, removed to Phillipsburg in 1856, antici-
pating that the place would be the county-seat of the



* For a list of the physicians of Phillipsburg down to the present time
soe page . r )04; also chapter on the Medical Profession in the general his-
tory of Warren County, for biographical notices of most of those uamed.



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new county of Musconetcong. He was disappointed
in that, but In' remained, and since' lHOii ha- been
bontinuouci", in pra tj in the town. Phillipsburg c
lawyers are now John F. Dumont, Bartletl 0. Frost,
William M. Davis, Charles Fitch, Sylvester C. Smith,
Bilae W. Dewitt, David Mixsell, John Bheppard, and
fracob S. Stewart.



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CIVIL ORGANIZATION.

'IciW \ INX'oltl'oKA'i'lDN.



K\ ad of Legislature approved March 8, 1801,
Phillipsburg was incorporated as a town. Section 1
hi' the ad declares i

"Thai all that part of ttio township of Phllllnsborg contained within

iii. i.ii .'.Mn: Limit |Dg at ft polul in tlui middle of tlio

nv..i Delaware southwest "i ■ bin h-tree standing al the montli "f Lo-

li.it g Creek, on the lands of Bnrrows Riley, opposite uld Rlley'eeaw

mill: running thence in a northerly c ret landsofsald Rlleyto

■ II lands
ib \i.i-' to a stake In a bunch of cedars on lands ol said Abl i

tli" l|..w nC llii- liill ; tlii'h.i- in a wr-li-rly iliir. li.ui in.T liinilsnl' hiiiil

ind otl hi upple-treo sltual i lands of John P. An

and thence still In the same c - w land in, Charles

■■ to a hickory-tree on lands of said Roseberry

ileal a llnieal i-nnnrry,and al ni in i landsof John

etl ami w llllani R, Ueers; and from then

i Beoi and Joseph Howell to a Btumpof a cedar sapling,

I, i "i'i' i brow "i Hi" lull ; and from the nil in the

mi i to 'I. mlddloof the river Delaware west ot al ih-tree,

itandlng on the bank of said river on lands of Joseph Howell;

ami fi thence down the middle of the river Delaware to tho place of

Beginning— shall be, and hereby is, erected Into a 1 ghor tovi

d anil known by tli" nut I ' the

Pbllllpsburg,' and the Inhabitants Ihereol shall be, and heroby are, In-
todbytlie nn of 'the Inhabitants of tho town of Phltllpsbtlrg,'"

■ti .

Tli- first town-meeting was ordered to be held at

(he Union Square Hotel mi tin- second M lav in

April. 1861, for tin' i lection <>t' one mayor, -i\ com-

m louncilmen, ■ assessor, one collector, one clerk,

bne judge of election, one town superintendent of pub-
lic schools, one chosen freeholder, two surveyors of
highways, one or more constables, "in- or i v over-
seers of the i ■, as manj overseers of the highways

ami pound-keepers a- the inhabitants of the town
slimilil deem necessary, ami as many justices of the
as the tow d might It entitled to elect.

March 6, 1862, the charter was amended; giving the
Council authority in prohibit the retail of malt liquors
within the town. March 18, 1868, the acl was supple-
mented i" authorize the Council i" laj oul ami estab-
lish streets, etc., and to appropriate any lands necessary
i"i the purpose. March 22, 1866, a third supplemental

a'i provided i ng other things I'm- the election of

si\ councilmen thai yi ar, three i" hold offii
Rear, ami three to hold for two year-, ami thai at each

annual election thei i ouncil a should be

Ihosen to serve two years. i.cl passed March 17.

amended Ihe charter, divided the town into

■tree wards, ami described tin- ward boundaries. At I

nproved March 8, 1872, revised the charter, changed

tin- ward l idaries, and provided tor the election

pom each ward ol three councilmen

respectively one, two, and three years. Supplemental



art- cot rninj.' tin- public school- were pa-sed March

9 L869, ami April 6, 1871. March 18, 1873, thi I
islature authorized the Lehigh Wain- Company of
Ka-ion i which had by act of March B, 1861, been
authorized to supply Phillipsburg with watt t to con-
tract with tin- Common Council of Phillipsburg to
exempt the -aid company's work-, etc., from borough

taxation. Further supplemental acts were passed

March 4, 1874, and April 9, 1875. On the Latter date

ii was enacted that "all that part oi' tin- Second

Ward of -aid town lying on tin- southerly .-si.lt- ol' a

straight line running through the centre of Jefferson
Street from the boundary line between tin- Second

ami Third Ward- of -aid town -hall hereafter be

known as the Fourth Ward of -aid town."

The lir-t meeting of the voter- of the incorporated
town oi' Phillipsburg was held al the public-house of
Joseph Fisher on Monday, April 8,1861. Lewis M,
Teel was chosen moderator and judge of election, and
Wm. M. Patterson town clerk. John • '. Bennett and
John Seager were chosen inspectors of election. Six
hundred dollar- were voted for mad- and $300 for the
poor. Ai the election which followed 863 votes were
cast. I Ifficials were chosen as follow- :

Mayor, Cits Oonncttmen, WMIam Smith, ciiurtos Dav-

Bearder, William Wyckoff, A. 1. 1'arnin.l, John

Ingham ; Justices ol the Peace, John 8. Bach, Kdmnnd Teel,

a iiuii.i'.iiii.u Walsh; .\ r, Valentine Uutchler;

' ; ind Collector, Albert E. Biota ; Town Clerk, Thomas
B. Reese; Judge of Election, Abraham 0. Hulshiter; Chosen
i der, Charles Reese; Town Superintendent ol Public

- Is, Js ob R. Lovell; Surveyors of Highways, W. 8. John-
son, Robert Dempster; Overseer of Mm Poor, John Lesher;
Pound-Keepers, John Sllers, William n i:

Following is given a list of the persons chosen
annually from Is'l'J to lsxii incln-ive, to be m
councilmen, clerks, judges of election, etc. 1

ii; Councilmen I
I hn Ingham, I bristopherS. Uelli U, William Wyck-
olf, Charlos It."-.-; Clerk, William Smith; Judge "i Election,
William a. Hun: Chosen freeholder, John Segmves.

i-i I, Major, John C, Be it; Councilmen, Patriok Wal I

1 : ..it, Lewis

,i , Clerk, wm, an, Smith; Judgeof Election, William

H. Patterson ; 01 n Freeholder, John &

i b ; Cbuni il Tli. an. i- .1. 'lit i

i ..hit.. Lewis i ebelhoar, John '.'■ I immerfelt,

. I. .i.ii P. H illiam Smith ; J

.i Hi B. U. Laughlln; I i ] r. William Patter-

eon.


rick Walsh, John W. n an, -'• see P. ' "ai b


I : Councilmen, A. I. Iiurlitii:, .loin,
I

. A. I. luir-

i il i.. It. T. Harris, William It.

in ; Assessor, John

J

■ nott

I . ..i,.t ii.ii w. D. n. . . nun. .I"" ... ! II. Staf-

Uoon; Assessor, John



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Segraves; Collector, Daniel Vamlerbelt; Chosen Freeholder, J.
C. Bennett.

1869. — Mayor, John W. Dean; Councilraen, Valentine Mutchler, Wil-
liam R. Beers, Thomas L. Titns; Clerk, James E. Moon; As-
sessor, John Segraves; Collector, Daniel Vamlerbelt; Chosen
Freeholder, J. C. Bennett.

1S70.— Mayor, "William R. Beers;* Councihnen, Jesse Flunimerfelt,
George H. Stafford, John Brady, Charles Morgan, Samuel B.
Mutchler, Charles Davidge; Clerk, James E. Moon ; Collector,
Francis McDermott; Chosen Freeholder, R. J. Swackhammer.

1871. — Mayor, A. S. Metz; Councihnen, Valentine Mutchler, Samuel
Thomas, John E. Ruef, Henry T. Spinner ; Auditor, F. C. Tolles;
Clerk, James E. Moon; Collector, A. J. Raub; Chosen Free-
holder, R. J. Swackhammer.

1S72. — Mayor, W. R. Beers; Councihnen, Thomas L. Titus, James Chris-
tie, William H. Huff, James L. Lake; Auditor, P. R. Hagor-
man; Clerk, James E. Moon; Collector, A. J. Raub ; Chosen
Freeholders, J. H. Sweeny, J. F. Carhart, W. H. Mettler.

1873.— Mayor, S. A. Comstock; Councilmen, Edmund Teel, Samuel
Thomas, A. E. Heinley, James D. Smith; Auditor, P. R. Huger-
mau ; Clerk, James E. Moon; Collector, A. J. Raub; Chosen
Freeholders, J. F. Carhart, J. H. Sweeny, J. L. Kellar.

1874. — Mayor, James Christie; Councilmen, Samuel Thomas,! Jacob
Bassett, William K. Bowers; Auditor, P. R. Hagerman; Clerk,
James E. Moon ; Chosen Freeholders, R. J. Swackhammer, J.
F. Carhart, R. S. Bitting.

1876.— Mayor, Thomas L. Titus; Councilmen, George M. Davis, Hugh
F. McKeever, Joseph Pierson, William H. Huff, B. O'Brien,
Casper Vetter ; Auditor, P. R. Hagerman ; Clerk, J. D. Sweeny ;
Chosen Freeholders, J. W. Dean, J. F. Carhart, J. L. Kellar,
Andrew Newman.

1876.— Mayor, Thomas L. Titus; Councilmen, Charles Sitgreaves, Wil-
liam A. Winter, James D. Smith, Casper Vetter; Auditor, How-
ard Melick ; Clerk, John D. Sweeny ; Chosen Freeholders, J.
W. Dean, Bernard Flynn, William Oshorn, Sr., Andrew New-

1877. — Mayor, P. H. Hagerty; Councilmen, A. K. Metz, D. S. Hazzard,
A. Moenig, William K. Bowers, Francis McDermott; Auditor,
Howard Melick ; Clerk, John D. Sweeny ; Chosen Freeholders,
J .W. Dean, Bernard Flynn, William Osborn, Sr., Andrew New-

1878. — Mayor, Ephraim B. Davis ; Councilmen, Charles J. Able, Abraham
Heimley, William Cease, A. Albus; Auditor, Hugh F. Mc-
Keever; Clerk, John D. Sweeny; Chosen Freeholders, Henry
Walters, William McLaughlin, William Osborn, A. Newman.
1879.— Mayor, Edwin H. Beibcr; Councilmen, G. G. Stryker, William II.
Leigh, E. S. Kline, Alexauder Sbultz, Joseph McCorkell, Casper
Vetter, Patrick Gearigbty ; Auditor, Hugh F. McKeever; Clerk,
John D. Sweeny; Chosen Freeholders, Henry Walters, David
Kutzler, Michael Kinney, Robert Dempster.
1880.— Mayor, E. H. Beiber; Councilmen, William Reamer, Rudolph
Laner, George E. Fuller, Howard Melick ; Auditor, William R.
Spettigne; Clerk, John D. Sweeny; Chosen Freeholders, H.
Walters, David Kutzler, Michael Kinney, D. W. Hagerty.
The full board of councilmen serving in February, 1881, was composed
of Messrs. Charles J. Able, William Reamer, and G. G. Stryker, from the
FirBt Ward ; Messrs. A. E. Ilemlcy, Randolph Laner, and John T.
Thacher, from the Second Ward; George E. Fuller, Alexander Schultz,
and Joseph McCorkell, from the Third Ward; Albert Albus, Howard
Melick, and Casper Vetter, from the Fourth Ward. The town treasurer
is Isaac Shields, and town clerk S. C. Smith.

IV.— STATISTICAL.
FINANCIAL EXHIBIT OF FEB. 1, 1881.



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