Page images
PDF
EPUB

PUTRAM.
Joel Frost.

DUTCHESS.
Elisha Barlow,
Isaac Hunting,
Peter R. Livingston,
Abraham H. Schenck,
James Tallmadge, jun.

ROCKLAND.
Samuel G. Verbryck.

ORANGE.
John Doer,
John Hallock, jun.
Peter Milliken,
Benjamin Woodward.

ULSTER AND SULLIVAN.
Daniel Clark,
Jonathan Dubois,
James Hunter,
Henry Jansen.

GREENE.
Jehiel Tuttle,
Alpbeus Webster.*

COLUMBIA.
Francis Sylvester,*
William W. Van Ness,*
Jacob R. Van Rensselaer,*
Elisha Williams.*

ALBANY.
James Kent,*
Ambrose Spencer, *
Stephen Van Rensselaer,*
Abraham Van Vechten.*

RENSSELAER.
Jirah Baker,
David Buel, jun.
James L. Hogeboom,
John Reeve,
John W. Woods.

SCHOHARIE.
Olney Briggs,
Asa Starkweather,
Jacob Sutherland.

SCHENECTADY.
John Sanders,*
Henry Yates, jun.

SARATOGA. Salmon Child, John Cramer, Jeremy Rockwell, VOL. I.

Samuel Young.

MONTGOMERY.
Wm. Irving Dodge,
Howland Fish,*
Jacob Hees,*
Philip Rhinelander, jun.*
Alex'r. Sheldon.

WASHINGTON AND WARREN.
Alexander Livingston,
Nathaniel Pitcher,
John Richards,
Wm. Townsend,
Melancton Wheeler.

ESSEX.
Reuben Sanford.

CLINTON AND FRANKLIN.
Nathan Carver.

ST. LAWRENCE.
Jason Fenton.

HERKIMER.
Sanders Lansing,
Richard Van Horne,*
Sherman Wooster.

ONEIDA. -
Ezekiel Bacon,
Samuel S. Breese,*
Henry Huntington,
Jonas Platt,*
Nathan Williams.

MADISON.
Barak Beckwith,
John Knowles,
Edward Rogers.

LEWIS.
Ela Collins.

JEFFERSON.
Hiram Steele,
Egbert Ten Eyck.

DELAWARE.
Robert Clarke,*
Erastus Root.

OTSEGO.
Joseph Clyde,
Ransom Hunt,
William Park,
David Tripp,
Martin Van Buren.

CHENANGO.
Thomas Humphrey,*
Jarvis K. Pike,

Nathan Taylor.

Jonas Seely.
BROOME.

ONTARIO.
Charles Pumpelly.

Micah Brooks,
CORTLAND.

Jobn Price,*
Samuel Nelson.

Philetus Swift,
TOMPKINS.

David Sutherland,*
Richard Smith,

Joshua Van Fleet.
Richard Townley.

STEUBEN AND ALLEGANY.
TIOGA.

Timothy Hurd,
Matthew Carpenter.

James M'Call.
ONONDAGA.

LIVINGSTON.
Victory Birdseye,

James Rosebrugh.
Ameri Case,

MONROE.
Asa Eastwood,

John Bowman.
Parley E. Howe.

GENESEE.
CAYUGA.

David Burroughs,
David Bripkerhoff,

John Z. Ross,
Rowland Day,*

Elizur Webster.
Augustus F. Ferris.

ERIE, NIAGARA, &c.
SENECA.

Augustus Porter,
Rob't. S. Rose,

Samuel Russell. [The foregoing constitution was ratified by the people, at an election held in the several towns and wards of this state, on the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth days of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two.)

AMENDMENTS. [The following amendments to the constitution were proposed by the legislature in 1825, were referred to the legislature of 1826, agreed to by two-thirds of the members elected to each house of that legislature, submitted to the people, and approved and ratified at an election held on the sixth, seventh, and eighth days of November, 1826.]

FIRST AMENDMENT. That the people of this state in their several towns, shall at their annual election, and in such manner as the legislature shall direct, elect by ballot their justices of the peace, and the justices so elected in any town shall immediately thereafter meet together, and in presence of the supervisor and town clerk of the said town, be divided by lot into four classes, of one in each class, and be numbered one, two, three, and four; and the office of number one shall expire at the end of the first year, of number two at the end of the second year, of number three at the end of the third year, and of number four at the end of the fourth year, in order that one justice may thereafter be annually elected; and that so much of the seventh section of the fourth article of the constitution of this state as is inconsistent with this amendment, be abrogated.

Justices of the peace, how elected.

*Pursuant to a resolution of the convention, the constitution was signed by all the members except those whose names are designated by an asterisk. Mr. Japsen died during the sitting of the convention.

SECOND AMENDMENT. That so much of the first section of the second article of the constitution as prescribes the qualifications of voters, other than persons of colour, be and the same is hereby abolished, and that the following be substituted in the place thereof:

Every male citizen of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have Qualificabeen an inhabitant of this state, one year next preceding any election, tors. and for the last six months a resident of the county where he may offer his vote, shall be entitled to vote in the town or ward where he actually resides, and not elsewhere, for all officers that now are, or hereafter may be elective by the people.

tions of elec,

REVISED STATUTES

OF THE

STATE OF NEW-YORK.

PART I.

AN ACT
Concerning the territorial limits and divisions, the

civil polity, and the internal administration of
this State.
WHEREAS it is expedient that the several statutes of this state, re-
lating to its territorial limits and divisions, its civil polity, and its in-
ternal administration, should be consolidated and arranged in appro-
priate chapters, titles and articles; that the language thereof should
be simplified; and that omissions and other defects should be suppli-
ed and amended : Therefore,

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do declare and enact as follows:

CHAPTER I. of the Boundaries of the State and its Territorial

Jurisdiction.

TITLE 1.-Of the boundaries of the State.
TITLE 2.-Of the Sovereignty and jurisdiction of the State.
TITLE 3. Of the places ceded to the United States.

TITLE I.
OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE.
Sec. 1. Description of the boundaries of the state

SECTION 1. It being deemed useful for the information of the citi. Preartile. zens and officers of this state, that its boundaries, so far as its jurisdiction is now asserted, should be declared, it is therefore declared, that the state of New-York is bounded as follows: Beginning at Boundarios. Lyon's point in the mouth of a brook or river called Byram river,

« ՆախորդըՇարունակել »