Sheriffs and Clerk of Albany 1776

Recommendation for Sheriff
and Clerk of Albany

From Calendar of Historical Manuscripts
Relating to the War of the Revolution
on the Office of the Secretary of State
Albany, NY
Vol. 1

Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers

 Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf

Albany General Committee Chamber, 14th June 1776

Present: Abraham Yates, Junr. Chairman

First Ward:
John Barclay
John Price
Myndert Roseboom
John Williams
Jacob Roseboom, Junr. 

Second Ward:
Jeremiah Van Rensselaer
Rutger Bleecker
John Ja Beeckman

Third Ward:
Dirck Ten Broeck
John M. Beeckman
Isaac Van Aernam
Abraham Yates, Junr.

Cornelius Van Dyck
Harms. H. Wendell
Corns. A. Van Slyck
John a. Bratt

West Side Manor Rensselaer:
Antony Van Schaick
Philip P. Schuyler
Henry Quackenbush
Corns. G. Van Den Bergh
Bastiaen T. Visscher

David McCarty
Barent Myndertse
Philip Van Veghten
Francis Nicoll

East Side Manor Rensselaer:
Killian Van Rensselaer
John H. Beeckman
James Magee
Rynier Van Aelstyne
Frederick Berger
George White
Jacob C. Schermerhorn

Kings District:
Matthew Adgate
John Beebe

John L. Branch
William Van Bergen

Grate Imboght:
John Van Orden
Goose Van Schaich

Manor Livingston:
Peter R. Livingston
Walter Livingston
Dereck Jansen
Samuel Ten Broeck

German Camp:
Wessel Ten Broeck
Peter Scharpe

Johannis Ball
Peter Becker

John Tayler
Joseph Row

Half Moon:
Rutger Lansingh
Wilhelmus Van Antwerp

Michael Van Der Cook
Lewis Van Antwerp
Nathaniel Ford

Hezekiah Middlebrooks

Henry I. Van Rensselaer
James Sexton
Stephen Graves

Jacob Ouderdonk
Fenner Palmer

John Younglove

Mr. Henry Wendell applyed to this Board for their Recommendation  (in case a new form of Government should take place in this Colony) for the Sheriffship of this City and County and Mr. Matthew Visscher made the same application for the Clerkship of the said City and County and thereupon this Board Unanimously agree to recommend those Gentlemen to the Provincial Congress as persons (both in principles and abilities) fit for the different offices they have severally applied for.

Extract from the Minutes:

Attest: Mat. Visscher, Secry.                 Abm. Yates, Jun. Chairman

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