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FIRST TOWN MEETING
LEE, NEW YORK
March 3, 1812

At the first Town meeting held at the School house near Samuel Darlings in the Town of Lee on the third day in March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve persuant to an act of the Legislature passed at their last session the following votes were passed.
  • 1. That James Young Jun. serve as Supervisor the ensuing year.
  • 2. That West Waterman serve as Clerk.
  • 3. That Jesse Dutton, Earl Fillmore and Joseph White serve as Assesors.
  • 4. That Samuel Hall serves as Collector.
  • 5. That John Hall and Dan Taft serve as Overseers of the Poor.
  • 6. That Jotham Worden, Dan Taft and Thomas E. Lawrence serve as Commisioners of highways.
  • 7. That there be three Constables chosen.
  • 8. That George Hawkins, Samuel Hall and Labeliet Wentworth serve as Constables.
  • 9. That there be three fence viewers chosen.
  • 10. That Dan Taft, Adonijah Barnard and Asahel Castle serve as fence viewers.
  • 11. That Dan Taft and Alpheus Whelock serves as Pound master.
  • 12. That each highway district have the priviledge of nominating their own pathmasters.

Voted at the same meeting that the following persons serve as overseers of highways in their serveral districts.
  • Dist. No. 1 Israel Starks
  • Dist. No. 2 Jesse Dutton
  • Dist. No. 3 Ezekiel Cleveland
  • Dist. No. 4 William Aucott
  • Dist. No. 5 Nethaniel Powell
  • Dist. No. 6 Ephraim Wheaton
  • Dist. No. 7 Israel Spencer
  • Dist. No. 8 Jonathan Butler
  • Dist. No. 9 Nathan Yerman
  • Dist. No. 10 Joshua Bushnell
  • Dist. No. 11 John Hall
  • Dist. No. 12 Nethaniel Kenyon Jun.
  • Dist. No. 13 Abijah Hall
  • Dist. No. 14 Asahel Castle
  • Dist. No. 15 David Warner
  • Dist. No. 16 Spencer Pratt
  • Dist. No 17. Roswell Wilson
  • Dist. No. 18 David Byam
  • Dist. No. 19 Dan Taft
  • Dist. No. 20 Peter Wilton
  • Dist. No. 21 Isaac Beckley
  • Dist. No. 22 Uriah Wentworth

Voted likewise that said horses should not be permitted to run at large under penalty of five dollars.

Also that rams running at large between the first of September and tenth of November shall be forfited.

Also that swine shall not be permitted to run at large unless well yoked.

Voted also to give a bounty of ten dollars on wolves and panthers.

Voted also that cattle, horses and hogs be prohibited running at large from the first of December to the first of April and in penalty of 25 cents together with cost etc.

Voted also that Boars running at large from the first of April to the first of December shall be forfited.

Voted by the authority aforesaid to raise fifty dollars for the support of the poor the ensuing year.

Voted lastly that the next town meeting be held at the School house near Samuel Darlings.

West Waterman Clerk


We Certify the following to be a true canvass and estimate of the votes for a member of Congress taken in the Town of Lee in the County of Oneida and the State of New York at the annivarsary Election which commenced on the last Tuesday in April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

(Viz) Thomas Skinner......................Eighty Six Votes
Thomas R Gold................................Thirty three Votes

Lee April 30th 1812
James Young Jun
West Waterman
Jesse Dutton Inspecters
Earl Fillmore
Joseph White

A True Copy
Attest West Waterman (Town Clerk)

We certify the following to be a true canvass and estimate of the votes for Senators taken in the Town of Lee in the County of Oneida in the State of New York at the annivarsary Election which commenced on the last Tuesday in April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

(Viz) Archibald Clark...................sixty nine Votes
Frances A Bloodgood........sixty eight Votes
Russell Atwater.................sixty nine Votes
Henry Hagen.....................sixty nine Votes
Ethel Bronson....................twenty seven Votes
Robert Campbell................twenty seven Votes
Elijah Holt...........................twenty seven Votes
Daniel LeRoy................twenty seven Votes
Thomas R. Gold.............one Vote
Lee April 30th 1812
James Young Jun
West Waterman
Jesse Dutton
Earl Fillmore
Joseph White

A True Copy
Attest West Waterman (Town Clerk)

We certify the following to be a true canvass and estimate of the votes for members of Assembly taken in the Town of Lee in the Country of Oneida and the State of New York at the annivasary election which commenced on the last Tuesday in April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.


David W. Child.........................Eighty five Votes
Samuel Dill..............................Eighty four Votes
Thomas H. Hamilton................Eighty five Votes
William Hotchkiss....................Eighty five Votes
Israel Stoddard.........................Eighty three Votes
George Huntington...................Thirty seven Votes
Josiah Bacon...........................Thirty six Votes
Erastus Clark...........................Thirty six Votes
John Lay..................................Thirty six Votes
Nathan Townsend....................Thirty six Votes
Archibald S Clarke....................One Vote
Frances A Bloodgood...............One Vote
Russell Atwater........................One Vote
Henry Hagen........................One Vote
Lee April 30th 1812
James Young Jun
West Waterman
Jesse Dutton Inspection
Earl Fillmore
Joseph White

A True Copy
Attest West Waterman (Town Clerk)

We Certify the following to be a true canvass and estimate of the votes for members of Congress taken in the Town of Lee in the County of Oneida and the State of New York at a special election which commenced on the fifteenth Day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.


(Viz) George Brayton............................fifty seven Votes
Morris S Miller...............................forty two Votes

Lee December 15th 1812
James Young Jun
West Waterman
Joseph White

A True Copy Inspection
Attest West Waterman (Town Clerk)



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