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Overseers of Poor, William Woolley, Levi H. Hildreth.

Commissions of Highways, Abraham Rose, Annanias
Halse}', Hiram Sandford.

Constables, John M. Isaacs, Daniel Fordham, Isaac Ed-
wards, Eliliu Halsey, James Hallock.

Commissioners of Schools, David Chapman, Rufus Rose,
Joshua Fanning.



records: T(^wn of Southampton. 45

Inspectors of Schools, Abraham Rose, Elias Woolley,
Josiah P. Howell.

Overseers of Highways, District No. 1 Thomas Rcgers,
No. 2 Rufus Foster, No. 3 Frederic Hallock, No. 4 Nathan-
iel Fanning, No. 5 Setli Squires, No. James Scott, No. 7
James Foster, No. 8 Elihu Halsey, No. 9 Gabriel Halsey,
No. 10 Henry White, Jr., No. 11 residue, Isaac Edwards,
No. 12 Charles Payne, No. 13 James Pierson, Jr., No. 14
ApoUas Harris.

Pound Masters, Daniel Fordham, William Corwithe, Jr.

Fence Viewers, Edward Stephens, Jr., Silas Jessup, Sil-
vanus Howell, Silvanus Raynor, Peter Mackie, Elihu Hal-
sey, David Haines, Samuel Halsey, Levi H. Hildreth, Alfred
Pierson, Hervey Hedges, James Pierson, Jr., John King.

Trustees, Nathaniel Griffing, Elias Pelletreau, John
White, Jr., Daniel Fordham, Elias Woolley, James Foster,
Samuel Cook, Levi H. Hildreth, Theophilus T. Pierson,
Barzillai Halsey, Paul Halsey, Jr., David Halsey.

Inspector of Weights and Measures, James Post.

Voted that the hogs be kept off the Commons the ensu-
ing year.

Wm. Heheick, ) t j.-
-r, -D f Justices

Rufus Rose, y . , .
r-i -o i presidmg.

Cephas Foster, ) ^ ^

A true co]3y, April 3rd, 1821.

Wm. Hereick, Town Clerk.

Page 52. (Abstract.) John M. Howell records a female
colored child born in his house, December 13th, 1820, by
the name of Judah. Jan. 5tli, 1822.

Page 52. (Abstract.) Zebulon Jessup records a female
child nam^d Hannah, born in his house July 4th, 1800.
At the same time also records a male child named Isaac,
born Sept. 24th, 1802.



46 RECOUDS: TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON.

Page 52. (Absti-iict.) Elias AVooUey manimiits female
slave uamed Temperance.

Page 52. (Al)sti'a('t.) Pnfns Pose manumits male slave
named Jehu. March 2G, 1822.

Page 52. (Abstract.) Elias WooUe}- manumits slave
named Elima. March 25, 1823.

Page 53. Town meeting held on Tuesday, the 2d Tues-
day of April, 1822.

Capt. James Post was chosen Supervisor for the ensuing
year.

William Herrick, Esq., elected Town Clerk.

Cephas Foster, Esq., William Woolley, Henry B. Havens,
Capt. Benjamin Rogers, chosen Assessors.

Yoted to raise $1,200 for the support of the poor and
contingent charges of the town.

Silvanus Hand chosen collector at 2 cents 4 mills on a
dollar. To collect town, county and State taxes at the same
rate.

William Woolley and Levi H. Hildreth, overseers of poor.

James Foster, David Hedges and Levi H. Hildreth
chosen Commissioners of Highway's.

Daniel Fordham, Oliver Tuthil, James Hallock, Eliliu
Halsey, Isaac Edwards, John M. Isaacs, Constables.

Elias Woolley, John H. Cooper, Joshua Fanning, Com-
missioners of Schools.

Rufus Foster, John D. Gardiner (Rev.), Stephen Rose,
InsjDectors of Schools.

Overseers of Highways, District No. 1 Thomas Rogers,
Ho. 2 Hervey Halsey, No. 3 Silas Jessup, No. 4 Josiah
Goodale, Jr., No. 5 Seth Squire, No. G Daniel Fordham,
No. 7 Wm. S. Pelletreau, No. 8 Caleb Corwithe, No. 9 Wm.
Cor with, Jr., No. 10 Hervey Hedges, No. 11 David Stan-



JIECOIIDS: TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON. 47

borougli, Jr., No. 12 Charles Payne, No. 13 John H. King,
No. 14 Daniel Jennings.

John Cooper, Daniel Fordliani, William Corwithe, Jr.,
Pound Masters.

Edward Stephens, Jr., "Silas Jessup, Silvanus Howell,
Silvanus Kaynor, Peter Mackie, "Elihu Halsey, David
Hayues, Samuel Halsey, Levi H. Hildreth, Alfred Peirson,
"Hervey Hedges, *James Pierson, ■^John H. King, *Henry
Harris, '''Daniel Jennings, Barnabas Squire, Saml. Fournier,
"Capt. Francis Sayre, Charles Howell, James Sandford,
Fence Viewers. •'Those with this mark were sworn.

Joseph Penny, James Foster, John White, Jr., Edward
Stephens, Edward Peeves, Nathan White, John H. Cooper,
Anthony Ludlow, Howell Haynes, Solomon Grey, Robert
Fordham, David Haines, Trustees.

Voted that John P. Osboru, Esq., be a delegate to meet
at the Riverhead to consult with delegates from other parts
of the County, relative to nominations, (fee, for the impend-
ing election, &c., to meet in May.

Wm. Heriuck, ]

Saml. L'Hommediew, Jr., (^ j , .
RuFus Rose, [

Cephas Foster, J

A true copy from the minutes,

Wm. Herrick, Clerk.

Page 55. (Ab.^iiract.) Anthony Ludlow has in keeping
a two year old heifer, came 25 Nov. 1822. Jan. 15, 1823.

Jan. 17. Elisha Halsey records an ear mark, viz: an L
under the right and a half penny under the left ear, which
was formerly recorded to Lemuel Pierson, Jr., deceased,
and which he bought of said Pierson.

Jan. 22. Bothuel Edwards records an ear mark, viz : a



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slope ou the upper side the left, a slit in the right and a
lialt'-penn}' underside the same, which he bouf^ht of Elisha
OsLorn, Jr.

Page 55. Town Meeting lioldeu in and for the town of
Southampton, on Tuesday the first day of April, 1823.

James Post was chosen Supervisor for the year ensuing.

William P. Herrick chosen Town Clerk.

Assessors, Josiah P. Howell, William Woolley, Abraham
Rose, Henry B. Havens.

Voted $1,100 to be raised for support of the poor and
contingencies.

Collector, Abraham M. Topping, for 2 cents and 2 mills
on the dollar, and also voted that he give a bond to the
town to indemnify them the difference between 5 per cent
and the sum he has agreed to collect for.

Overseers of the t*oor, Levi H. Hildreth, William Wool-
ley for the year ensuing.

Commissioners of Highways, James Foster, Levi H. Hil-
dreth, Oliver Post.

Constables, Daniel Fordham, John S. Jessup, Eliliu Hal-
sey, John M. Isaacs, Isaac Edwards, Daniel Woodruff,
Lemuel Payne.

Commissioners of Schools, Abraham H. Gardiner, Elias
Woolley, John H. Cooper.

Inspedrtors of Schools, Peter H. Shaw, Amzi Francis,
Josiah P. Howell, Inspectors of Common Schools.

No. 1 Hull Osborn in the first district, William Raynor
in the 2d district, Nathaniel Griffin in the 3d district, Na-
thaniel Fanning in the 4th district, Benjamin Phillips in
the 5th district, Elias Pelletreau in the 6tli district, William
Woolley in the 7th district, Rogers Halsey in the 8tli dis-
trict, John H. Cooper in the 9tli district, Charles Topping
in the 10th district, Isaac Edwards in the 11th district and



records: town (»t StH-TH.lLMl-TO.S. 411

remainder, Charles rayne 12tli district, James Piorson 13th
district, Daniel Jeiminji^H in the 1-ith distriet^ — Overseors
of the Highways.

John Cooper, Henry Harris, Herrick Rogers, AVilliam P.
Herrick, David Chapman, William Foster, Maltby G. Rose,
Levi H. Hildreth, Capt. William Piersou, Levi Ho-vvoll,
Eliliu Halsey, Stephen Rose. <>hoKtMi TniKte^>-s of the tr)wn
for the year ensuing.

James Post chosen Inspector of Weights and Measures.

Daniel Fordham, William Corwithe. Jr.. John Cooper,
chosen Pound Masters.

Fence Viewers, Silas Jessup, Edward Stephens, Jr.,
Charles Bellows, Joseph Brown, Edward Reeves, Charles
Pelletreau, Oliver Sayre, John Howell, Barnabas Squires,
Samuel W. Fournier, Barzillia Halsey, David Halsey, Henry
Harris, Daniel Jenning, Elihu Halsey, Bavid Haynes, Levi
H. Hildreth, Levi Howell, Alfred Pierson, Hiram Sanford,
John P. Osborn, James Pierson.

WiLLLiM Herrick, I y , .
Cephas Fosti-.r, \

X true eopy from the minutes,

WiLLi.vM P. Herrick, ClerL

Voted that the petition from the inhabitants of Speonk,
for a road to be laid ont through the land of William Tnt-
tle be accepted, and the Commissioners of Highways ar©
ordered to lay out said road and report accordingly.

A tyue copy from the minutes,

WiLLi.^M p. Herrick, Clerk.

Page o7. (Abstract.) Elias and William WooUey, of
til© town of Southampton, manumits a slav«> named Ed-
mond. June 24th, 1828.



■)0 REOOIIDS: TOWN OF S( »(TFI AMTTON.

Pagi" o7. (Abstract.) H. B. Haveun, Esq.. maniimits a
slave nanu'il I'rauk Bristor. Ootobor 80tli, \H'2'.\.

V\GV.~)1. I .\l»straot.) Saninol .T;i<j[^(>v lias in l<r('])iii<.( a
dark rod iKMfcr. Xitv. 20, 182'».

Pagi: .")7. (Abstract.) flames Buiin has in keeping a
white faced liriier of a ]^al(> rc»d color, a cri)i>]>ed »dl on the
right. Dec. 1().

P.VGF oS. lAbstl'aet. I .Viii^iistus Halscv records a stray
beast which he has in keeping;.

Page 58. John White, ;!d, rec(>r<ls ins brand thus, JW .
January 14th, 1824.

PaQS 58. ('Abstra(!t. I Oliver liogers records a stray
beast which he has in kee])in;^. of a chesinut color. Feby.
ICHh, 1824.

P.VGK 58. ^^'e the undersigned Commissiont^rs of High-
ways, being called to lay out a road through the land of
William Tuthill, in Speonk, have proceeded accordingly to
lay out tho same of twenty feet wide, beginning in front of
the house of William Tuthill and on the south side of the
south road, running doAvn Capt. William Tuthill's Neck,
south 41 1-2 deg. west, 46 min. 88 south 17 1-2 deg. west
18.70 to th(^ beach or landing, as by a map of the same on
file in the Town Clerk's office, is more particularly des-
cribed, viz : the way of 20 feet wide down Capt. Tuthill's
neck contains 1 acre, 8 roods, 35 rods, the landing acres.
roods, 40 rods, and for which the said Commissioners
have and do agree to and with the said William Tutlall to
pay him the sum of seventy -live dollars as a full compensa-
tion therefore, the said Tuthill reserving the sea drift on
said landing. And it is further agreed between the parties
that all the old ancient road above and below the house of
William Tuthill of 46 chains to the old going over, b© given



JltCORDS : TOWN* AF iSOI'TflAMr'n^N. 51

np to the said William Tuthill, his heirs and assigns for-
ever, in lieu of his granting to the said Commissioners or
their successors in office forever being all the I'oad leading
from the intersection of the new road laid out as above,
running north 28 deg. east 48 chnins, las por map) to the

country road.

Levi H. Hildiieth, i Commissioners
James Fostei;, of

William Ti'thh.e. \ Highways.
A true copy, March 20th, 1824:,

See map on file. AYilliam P. Hki:!M(^k, Clerk.

Page 59. Town Meeting held on Tupsday the (Uli day
of April, in the year of our Lord, 1824.

James Post was chosen Supervisor for the ensuing year.

William P. Herrick chosen Town Clerk for the ensuing
year.

David Hedges, Henry 1>. Havens, Josiah P. HoMell, Wil-
liam Woolley, chosen Assessors for the ensuing year.

Voted that $1,200 be ral ;ed for the support of the poor
and contingencies for the year ensuing.

And also voted that the Overseers of the Poor report
annually hereafter, at every Town Meeting, the account of
expenditures and disbursements of all monies committed
to them for the above purposes.

Levi H. Hildreth chosen Collector for the year ensuing,
at one cent six mills on the dollar.

David Hedges and John Wliite, Jr., chosen Overseers of
the Poor for the year ensuing.

AVilliam Woolley, Benjamin Rogers, Levi H. Hildreth
chosen Commissioners of Highways for the ensuing year.

Hiram Halsey, John M. Isaacs, Isaac Edwards, Warren
Goodalo, Daniel Woodruff, Oliver Cooper, Daniel Fordham,
Elihu Halsey, chosen Constables for the year ensuing.



sia ni>r<mP8: town oi soniiAMrTos.

Rnfns Rose, Honry T, Doring, Elias Woollo-v. ohostMi
("'ommiHsionors of Comraon Schools for the year ensuing.

Josiah r. Howell, Pot<^r H. Shaw, Amzi FranciH, ohoH«Mi
InBpectors of Common Schools for the year ensuing.

District No. 1 Joshua Tuthill, No. 2 Daniel Russell, No.
3 John Cooper, No. -t "William P. Benjamin, No. 5 Seth
Squires, No. G Elias Pelletrojiu, No. 7 Oliver White, No. 8
Silas White, Jr., No. 9 Solomon Gray, No. 10 Isaac Pieraon,
No. 11 Isaac Edwards, No. 12 Charles W. Payne, No. 1.'5
James Pierson, No. 14 ApoUos Harris, clioson as Overseers
of JBighways for the year ensuing.

Edward Stephens, Andrew Halsey, Abraham Halsey,
William P. Horrick, David R. Pose, Nathan White. John
White, Williaui Corwithe, Jr., Stephen Hedges, Henry
Rogers, Silranus Hand, Henry B. Havens, chosen Trustees
for the year ensuing.

Abraham Rose chosen Inspector of Weights and Meas-
ures. Also voted that he provide the standard of weights
and measures, and )io be paid for the same by the overseers
of the poor of said town of Southampton.

John Cooper, Daniel Eordhani, William C'or withe, Jr.,
ehosen Pound INIa.sters for the year ensuing.

Elijah Phillips, Rufus Foster, Frederick Hallock, Jr.,
Silas Jessup, Nathaniel Fanning, John Fanning, Joseph
Penny, Samuel Fournier, Edward Reeves, Peter Mackie,
Henry- Harris, Daniel Jennings, Andrew Halsey, Selden
Foster, David Ha-^nies, Elihu Halsey, Hiram Sandford, Al-
fred Peirson, Levi H. Hildreth, Levi Howell, John H. King,
James Peirson, William Howell, Charles W. Payne, chosen
Fence Viewers for the year ensuing.

April 6, 1824. Wm. Heriuck, J t .•

^ n x^ ' Justices

Cephas Foster, - . -d
XT T> XT , i <~'i Peace.

H. B. Havens, \

A fame Qfy-pj of the original on file,

WrLUAii P. Hebrick, Town Clerk.



records; Tovrs of Southampton. 5%

Page 60. (xVbstract.) Edward Halsev BaA«uHMt« a ala^tt
named Frank. June 10th. 1824.



Page G1. Suffolk County, b8 :

In conformity to the statute in hucIi case made and pro-
vided, wo the undersigned, Justices of the Peace, in and fof
the said County, do hereby nominate, constitute and ftp*
point Halsey Stephens, of the town of Southampton, a
constable, in and for the County aforesaid.

Given under our hands and seals, in the town of Rivejp*

head, the 10th day of June, 1824.

Luther Youngs, i

Jonathan D. Conklix, )■ Justice*.
Cephas Foster. J

A true copy of the original on file,

Wm. P. Herrick, Clerk.



Page 61. Suffolk County, ss :

We, William Herrick, Malt by G. lk)se and Heurj B.
Havens, Esqrs., three of the Justices of the Peace in and
for said County, residing in the town of Southampton, do
nominate and appoint Josiah Goodale, being a freeholder
and inhabitant of said town of Southampton, to be Over-
seer of Highways for the same town, according to the direc-
tions of the statute in that case made and provided.

Given under our hands and seals the 9th day of August,
1824. Appointed Overseer of the 4th district

WniJAM Herrick, ) Justices of the Peace in
Maltby G. Kose .- the town of Southamp-
H. B. Hatens, \ ton and County aforesaid.

Page 61. (Abstract.) Caleb Halsey iuahumii«* .«lav»
aamed WiU. Becorded Oci 23d, 1824:



54 records; Tovrs of Southampton'.

Page 62. IV) all pcoplo to whom theHo preacntB ahall
(•OHIO, j^rootiug: Know yo tluit I, Dauiol Hildr^^th, of the
town of Soutlumiptou, in tlie County of Sutlolk, in the Statft
of Now-Yorlc, Farmer, ior clivers good caiiaos and consid-
erations mo lioronuto moving, but more oBpecially for and
in consideration of the parental l(jvo and natural afi'ection
which I have and do boar unto my beloved children, ShaD-
iiACH, Daniel and Pamel.\ Hildreth, all of the aforesaid
town, do give and grant, and by the.se presents do freely,
fully and absolutely give, grant, convey and confirm unto
my said children, to be theirs at and after my decease, and
their heirs and assigns forever, ALL my real and personal
estate, wlioresoever lying and being, of whatever kind,
cpiality or description, to be theirs in the manner, mode
and form following : First, I give unto my daughter Pamela
Hildreth, One Hundred Pounds, in money to be paid to
her at my dec-ease out of my estate by her brothers equally
between them, unless the same or part of the same shall
be given to her during my life time, in which case what is
so given and paicl to her shall be deducted out and only
the residue of the said One Hundred Pounds to be paid to
her by her brothers ; and should my said daughter at my
decease be unmarried, I give to her a right of residence in
my dwelling house as long as she remains single. And to
]ny two sous, Shadrach Hildreth and Daniel Hildreth, I
give my whole estate, both real and personal, except so much
as is al)C)V(> disposed of, to be theirs at my death, and to be
('cpially divided between them in such manner as they may
agree. To have and to hold the said given and granted
property in the manner and form above described to them
my said children and to their heirs and assigns forever, to
their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever, as good
absolute estate of iaheritance without nnv manner of claim



RZCORDB: TOM-y OF SOUTHAMPTON. 55

or claims from any person \vhomHoever, aud without any
mouey or other equivalent being at any time paid by them
to me for the same. And now in witness of all which is
aboA-e written I hav(; hereunto set my hand and seal this
fourteenth day of A]jril, in the year of our Lord, one thous-
and eight liundred and twenty-three.

DA^'IEL HILDKETH, L. S.
JSigned, sealed, executed and delivered
in presence of these witnesses.
81LVAXUS "White,
Jesse Halsey, Ji;..
Daniel Halsey, 2d.
N. 1>. 1 give t(i my wife Amy Hildn-th all the furniture
■which she at her marriage brought,

Recorded the 4th day of January, lb"2t").

William P. Hekhick, Town Clerk.

Page 63. (Abstract, i ])avid li. Ptose gives in that ho
has in keeping a white sheej). June lOtli, 1825.

Page 63. Josiah Foster has in keeping a f(jx-colored
dog, apparently young, and has a docked tail. Nov. 28th,
1825.

Page 03. Cephas Poster has in keeping a red yearling
heifer marked with two half ])ennies under the left ear.
Dec. 19th, 1825.

Page (M. Town Meeting held on Tuesday the 5tli day
of April, in the year of our Lord, 1825.

James Post was chosen for the ensuing year Supervisor.

Jonathan Pithian Avas chosen for the ensuing year Town
( 'lerk.

Cephas Poster, Wm. Woolley, Abraham Rose, Peltiah
Pordliam eliOvSen As.sessors for the ensuing year-



56 records: towk or Southampton.

Voted that $1,200 bo raised for the support of the Poor
and Contingencies for the ensuing year.

Levi H. Hildreth chosen Collector for the year ensuing,
at 1 cent 9 mills on the dollar.

David Hedges and John White, Jr., chosen Oversoera of
the Poor for the year ensuing.

George Post, Abraham Rose and Hull Osborn chosen
Commissioners of Highways for the year ensuing.

Daniel Fordham, John M. Isaacs, Halsoy Stephens, Eli*
hu Halsey, Isaac Edwards, Hiram Halsoy and Benjamin
F. Rogers chosen Constables for the year ensuing.

Arnold VanScoy, lElias Woolley, John H. Cooper chosen
Commissioners of Common Schools for the year ensuing.

Peter H. Shaw, Josiah P. Howell and John D. Gardiner
chosen Inspectors of Common Schools for the ensuing year.

District No. 1 Hull Osborn, No. 2 Stephen Griffin, No.
3 Edward Stephens, No. 4 Nathaniel Fanning, No. 5 Seth
Squares, No. G Elias Pellotreau, No. 7 David White, No. 8
Elias Hand, No. 9 Levi H. Hildreth, No. 10 Silvanus Hand,
No. 11 Isaac Edwards, No. 12 Timothy Payne, No. 13 John
H. King, No. 14 John Rose, chosen Overseers of Highways
for the ensuing year.

John S. Jessup, Joseph Penny, David R. Rose, Obediah
Howell, Oliver White, John Rogers, Wm. P. Herrick, Ed-
ward Huntting, Wm. S. Pelletreau, John White, Jr., Charles
Pelletreau, Matthias Burnet, chosen Trustees for the year
ensuing.

Abraham Rose chosen Inspector of Weights and Meas-
ures for the ensuing year.

John Cooper, Daniel Fordham, William Cor withe, Jr.,
chosen Pound Masters for the ensuing year.

Edward Stephens, Jr., Silas Jessup, Barne Squires,
Kicholas Sqtiir^s, Edward Reeves, Petpr Mackip. Silvanus



RECORDS ; TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON. 57

Howell, Honrj Harris, Daniol Jennings, James Pioraon,
John H. King, Russell Edwards, Charleu Payne, Timothy
Payne, Hiram Sandford, Daniel H. Hayncs, Elihu Halaey,
David Haynes, James Sandford, Levi Howell, chosen Feacd
Viewers for the year ensuing.

HENEY B. HAVENS. Moderator.
April 5th, 182o.
A true copy of the original on file,

Jonathan Fithian, Town Clerk.

Page 05. 1825, Dec. 28th. Abraham Post has in keep*
iug a red three years old steer, marked with a hollow crop
of the right ear and a half penny upper side of the left.

Page 66. 1826, March 1st. Frederick Hallock has in
keeping a light chestnut yearling steer, marked with a
square crop off the right oar and a hollow crop off the left.

Page Q6. Town Meeting held on April 4th, in the year
of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six.

Sui3ervisor, James Post, was chosen for the^ensuing year.

Jonathan Fithian was chosen Town Clerk for the year
ensuing.

William WooUey, Henry B. Havens, Levi H. Hildreth
and Cephas Foster were chosen Assessors for the year en-
suing.

Voted that $1,200 be raised for the support of the Poor
and Contingencies for the ensuing year. And also voted
that the Overseers of the Poor, wdth the Justices of the
Peace bo empowered to procure a site for the accommoda-
tion of the poor of the Town.

Silvanus Hand was chosen Collector for the year ensuing
to collect for 1.9 cts. on the dollar.

John White, Junior, and David Hedges, wt^ro clio»eQ
Overseers of the Poor for the ensuing year.



58 BEconDs: towx of souTnAMrioN.

Abraham Hose, Beujamiu Kogers and George Post were
chosen Commissioners of Highways for the year ensuing.

John Bishop, William Huntting, Benjamin F. Rogers,
Lemuel Payne, Isaac Edwards, Hiram Halsey, John M.
Isaacs, Plat Howell, John H. Cooper, G. W. Piorson, Jona-
than Hall, Charles Smith, Abraham !M. Topping, Enoch
Halsey, Samuel Bishop, wore chosen Constables for the
year ensuing.

Samuel L'Homedieu, Elias Woolley and John H. Cooper
were chosen Commissioners of Common Schools for the
year ensuing.

Joaiah P. Howell, Peter H. ShaAv and Amzi Francis were
chosen Inspectors of Common Schools for the year ensuing.

District No. 1 Hull Osborn, No. 2 Herman Foster, No. 3
Nathaniel Gritting, No. 4 Peter Fanning, No. 5 Israel Conk-
ling, No. 6 Elias Pelletreau, No. 7 William Woolley, No. 8
Stephen Bose, No. 9 Gordon Peirson, No. 10 Gardiner B.
Topping, No. 11 Isaac Edwards, No. 12 ('harles Payne, No.
13 James Pierson, No. 14 Daniel Jennings, were chostMi
Overseers of Highways for the year ensuing.

Silas Jessup, William Wick, John Rogers, Cieorge Post.
Samuel Bishop, Isaac Dimon, Alfred Peirson, Hiram Sand-
ford, Anthony Ludlow, Howell White, Isaac Pierson and
Benjamin H. Halsey were fliossn 1'owii Trustees for tlie
year ensuing.

Abraham Bose was chosen as Jns]itH-tor of \A eights and
Measures for the year ensuing.

William Corwithe, Daniel Fordham :iud John ('ooper
were chosen Pound Masters for the year ensuing.

Gabriel Halsey, Silas Corwithe, Isaac Edwards, Jesse
Halsey, Edward Beeves, Peter Mackee, Isaac Pierson, Sam-
uel Sandford, Silas Jessup. John Cooper, Nathaniel GriflBng.
Jamej» Pierson. Alford Pierson, Jolin H. King. Henry Harris,



BECORDG : TO"U-X OF &0UTHA3IPT0^^ 59

8aml. Fournier, Daui«^l Jennings, XicoU SquareB, CharlcHi
Bellows, Elija Phillips, David Hanes, Georgo White, wejB
were chosen Fence Viewers for the year ensuing.

Voted that Hull Osborn, Abraham Rose and William
Woolly be a committee to form a petition to the Legisla-
ture that a law may be passed directing deeds and mortga-
ges to be recorded in the Town Clerk's office.

MALTBY G. ROSE, Moderator.
HENEY B. HAVENS, Justice.
1826, April 4:th.
A true copy of the original on tile in this office,

Jonathan Fithian, Town Clerk.

Page OS. (^Abstract. j Gilbert Cooper has in keeping a
red, white faced, white backed yearling heifer, marked with
a. slope off of the upper side of the right ear and an ell un-
der the left. 1826, Dec. 27th.

Page 68. (Abstract.) Jeremiah Squares has in keeping
a white horned sheep. 1827, Jan. 8th.

Page 68. (Abstract.) David Haynes has in keeping a
red yearling steer with a white face and white back. Jan.
11th. ~ .

Page 68. Clarissa Howell records a female negro child
born October 1st, 1826, by the name of Nell.

Page 68. Town Meeting held on April 3d, in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven.

James Post was chosen Supersor for the ensuing year.

Jonathan Fithian was chosen To-s\ti Clerk for the year
ensuing.

Levi H. Hildreth, W^illiam Woolly, Cei)has Foster and
Henry B. Havens wore chosen Assessors for the ensuing
yean



60 BECORDS: TdlTSi Of SOrtHAiCPTOy.

Yotod that 1,100 dollars Im- liiisod fur the aupport uf the
Poor aud Coutiugent expenses of the town the ensuing roar.

Ebinozer White was t-lioseu Collector for the eusniug
rear to collect for tAvo cents on the dollar.

David Hedges and Jolm Wliite, Jr.. urrt; cli(.>seu 0\or-
*0in'H of the Poor for tlie ensuing yeai-.


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