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Scriba Corners, contains a post-office, a grocery, a harness-
shop, a church (Methodist), a school, and about twenty-five



CIVIL HISTORY.

From the old town-book it appears that the first town-
meeting in Scriba was held March 3, 1812, at the house of
Hiel Stone, agreeable to an act of the legislature passed
April 5, 1811. The following officers were chosen : Cap-
tain Henry Potter, supcrvi.sor ; John King, town clerk ;
Samuel Tiffany, Joshua Miner, and Hiel Stone, assessors ;
Samuel B. Morrow, collector; Hiel Stone and Walter Read,
poor-masters ; Joshua Miner, Walter Read, and Hiel Stone,
commissioners of highways ; Samuel B. Slorrow and Wm.
Coe, constables ; and Orrin Stone, pound-master.

It was further voted at this meeting, —

" First. That a lawful fence shall be four and one-half
feet high, and well wrought from bottom to top.

" Second. That Canada thistles shall not be left standing
on any man's or woman's land after three days' notice is
given by any person. Any landholder neglecting this for-
feits the sum of five dollars to the good people of this town,
to be recovered with costs.

" Third. That any wolf caught within this town by any
inhabitant of the town, and if said person kill it, he or they
shall be entitled to the sum of ten dollars each wolf"

The following is a list of the principal officers of the town
since its organization, with the time of their election :



Date,


Supervisors.


Justices of the Peace.


1813.


.Ilenrj Potter.




1814.
181.i.


.Samuel Tiffany.




1816.






1817.


."t. S. Morgan.




1818.


. " "




1819.


" "




1820.


. " "




1821.


. " "




1822.


" "




1823.


. " "




1824.


.Peter D.Hugunin.




1825.


.T. S. Morgan.




182B.


. " "




1827.


i< «




1828.


.Joseph Turner.




1829.


. " "




18311.


.T. S. Morgan.




1831.


.Charles King.




1832.


.Peter S. Smith.




1833.




Ambrose Morgan.


1831.


.Henry Fitzhugh.


Orlo Steele, Jesse Conk.


1835.


.John C. Hugunin.


Geo. Wales, Solomon Mattison.


183fi.


.Edwin C. Harte.


James Church, Daniel Carde.


1837.




P. F. Persons.


1838.


!john B. Edwards.


W. Barnes.


1839.


.Lucius Van Schanck.


John C. Hugunin.


1840.


.James Lyou.


James Church.


1841.


.Daniel Hall.


W. Rice.


1842.


.Samuel B. Morrow.


J. W. Patten.


1843.


.Simeon Bates.


Daniel Allen.


1844.


.George Wales.


James Curtis.


1845.


.Jacob Richardson.


Ambrose Morgan.


1846.


.OrviUe J. Harmon.


Robert Simpson.


1847.


.E. C. Harte.


John W. Smith.


1848.


.Daniel Hall.


John Dunham, Wm. Congdon, Amos
Kingsbury, and John Remington.


1849.


" "


Jacob Whitmarsh, I. R. Parkhurst,
and Amos Kingsbury.


1850.


.Thomas Askew.


Benjamin Benedict.


1851.


" "


Wm. Congdon.


1852.


« «


Charles Lamb.


1853.


.Daniel Jones.


Jacob AVhitmarsh.


1854.


. " "


Robert Simpson.



1855.


.Wm. II


Wales.


Wm. Conxdou.


1856.


.Robert


Simpson.


Charlos Luinb.


1.S57.






Kbencicr Jerretl


1858.


"


"


Robert Siinpxun.


18.W.


"




Wm. Congdon.


I860.


"


'•


Joel Baker.


1861.


"


•'


V. H. Ilurch.


1862.


"


••


Robert Simpson.


1863.


" •


"


Wn,. C.ngdoa.


1864.


"


"


Jh,.| Itaker.


1865.


"


"


Will. 10. Blossom


18G6.





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