Village and Town of Newburgh Records
1803-1838

  1

April 2, 1803

Account of the No. days Assessed on the Roads in the Town of Newburgh
the labour performed from 1st April 1802 to 1st April 1803

No.
District 

overseers names 

no.
days
assessed 

amount
in specie
d c 

no.
days
work

no.
days
commuted 

no.
days
removed 

no.
days
moving 

  

total 

1

Joseph Belknap

366

288.75

299

62

6

1

367

2

John Dodge

203

126.75

148

40

8

3

206

3

Abraham Ward

270

168.75

143

115

10

 

 

4

Francis Hammer

78

48.75

78

 

 

 

78

5

Daniel Birdsale

70

42.75

70

 

 

 

70

6

John Crowl

74

48.75

74

 

 

 

74

7

John Jagger

62

38.75

62

 

 

 

62

8

Jacob Smeder

70

42.75

70

 

 

 

70

9

Daniel Smith

95

59.371/2

95

 

 

 

95

10

Isaac Derby 

97

60.621/2

91

6

 

 

 

11

David Belknap

57

35.621/2

57

 

 

 

 

12

Samuel Wyatt

85

53.121/2

85

 

 

 

 

13

David Runnolde 

123

78.121/2

 

 

 

 

 

14

Burris Holmes 

67

41.871/2

 

 

 

 

 

15

Solomon Purdy 

101

62

 

 

 

 

 

16

Joseph Williams 

48

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Samuel Stratton

77

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

John Wynn

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Benjamin Reeves 

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Underhill, Thomas 

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 page 1

 

Account of the No. days Assessed on the Roads in the Town of Newburgh
the labour performed from 1st April 1802 to 1st April 1803

 


No.
District 

overseers names 

no.
days
assessed

amount
in specie
d c

no.
days
work

no.
days
commuted

no.
days
removed

no.
days
moving

 total

carried forward 2065 

21

Jacob Carman 

33

20.621/2

33

 

 

 

33 

22

Samuel Underhill 

44

27.50

44

 

 

 

 44

23

James Goldsmith 

49

30.621/2

49

 

 

 

 49

 

 Daniel Jones 

50

31.25 

 

 

 

 

 50

total 2241  

page 2

 

Commissioners of the
Town of Newburg
1803
March 29

with James Bushfield to build a bridge over the crick near Reuben Merits
agreable to a contract enter into in [ ]
agreement
in the hand of the Town Clerk

$100-

 

March 29

 

Estimate for building a bridge over the crick near Montgomery Saw Mill

50-

Also over the creek at Foster Town Creek

 

estimated

30-

by order of Board Auditor
Danl Birdsale, T. Clerk
Supervisor Reuben Tooker

paid James Bushfield

$100-

paid capt. Elez Gidny

60-

paid George Merritt for bridge

 

Stone Schoolhouse

15-

paid Chauncey Belknap for
repairing Bridge by [Esq] [Niven]

 5-

 

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Newburgh March 27th 1804

$180-

 

page 3

2
Dr Chauncey
1803
Apl 2

 

s

d

To cash in hand recd of John
Anderson late commisnr

 1

 18

 10

to cash of Joseph Belknap Jnr

 

12

6

to do Abraham Ward [ ]

 

4

4

 

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____

_____

 

2

12

8

page 4

 

3  

Cr Belknap  

 

s

d

By a blank book bot for the Use
of the Commis of Town Newburgh

  

 14

  

By cash paid to [ ] [ ]
survey roads

  

 13

 11

By do do

 

18

-

By ballance in my hands

 

6

9

 

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_____

_____

 

2

12

7

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April 27
1804

Account of the No. of Days assessed on the town of
Newburgh the labour performed from Ap 2 1803 to
the 27 of Ap 1804

No.
District

overseers names

amount
in specie

no
days
assessed

no.
days
work

no.
days
commuted

no.
days
remain

no.
days
moved

 total. 

1

Joseph Belknap

370

231

25

170

20

 

370

2

Robt Wright

67

41

871/2

64

 

3

67

3

Elnathan Foster

257

160

621/2

209

41

7

257

4

Thos Carshaddin

236

147

50

141

95

 

236

5

[ ] Numan

37

23

12-

37

 

 

37

6

Daniel Birdsall

81

50

621/2

81

 

 

81

7

John Crowd

73

45

621/2

73

 

 

73

8

John Jagger

83

51

871/2

83

 

 

83

9

Richard Robinson

73

45

621/2

66

 

 

73

10

Nathl Milikin

47

29

371/2

361/2

 

 

47

11

David Gardner

116

72

50

116

 

 

116

12

David Jones

40

25

-

40

 

 

40

13

M[ichael] Dimott

74

46

25

74

 

 

74

14

Jedidiah Raymond

95

59

371/2

94

 

1

95

15

Alexander Ross

109

68

121/2

86

 

9

 

16

Burris Holmes

97

60

621/2

97

 

 

97

17

William Conklin

92

57

50

92

 

 

97

18

[ ]

59

36

371/2

59

 

 

59

19

[George Merrit]

95

59

371/2

931/2

 

 

 

20

[ ]

20

13

50

20

 

 

20

21

[ ]

54

[ ]

[ ]

53

 

1

54

 

[ ]

 

 

 

 

 

 

[ ]

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28

Apr
1804

 

Brought over

No.

District

overseers names

 

no.
days
assessed

amount
in specie
d c

no.
 worked

no.
commuted

no.
remain

no.
moved

 total

22

Samuel Purdy

34

21

25

34

 

 

34

23

William Mitchel

29

18

121/2

29

 

 

29

24

Thomas Thom

48

30

 

48

 

 

48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

111

page 7


5

Cr Joseph Belknap No. 1

Mar 22

 

 

 

1804

To your Assessment Roll 370 days

$231.25

 

Cr

By 170 days work

106.25

 

 

20 do removed

12.50

 

 

120 commuted

75.00

 

 

310 days

193.75

 

 

ballance due 60 days 37.50

 

 

 

do on commute mony

2.50

$231.25

Dr

Nathanl Milikin No. 10

 

 

 

To 47 days assessment

$29.471/2

 

Cr

By work done 361/2 days

 

 

 

ballance due 101/2 days

$29.471/2

 

May [ ]

made a return of the Labor in
[ ] being fully [ ] 101/2 days

 

 

Dr

Richard Robinson

 

 

 

To your assessment

$45.621/2

 

Cr (two illegible lines)

page 8

Dr Thomas Carshaddin No. 4

March 2
1804

s

To assessment 236 day

$141.95

 

 

To Abm Ward for [last year]

19.20

 

Cr

By 241 days work done

 

 

 

By 95 days commute

 

 

  

due the town in settlement of commute
Mony and cash rec'd of abm Ward

$4.571/2

  

Cr

Alexd Ross

No 15

 

March 22
1804

 

 

 

To Assessment 109 day

$68.121/2

 

Cr

By work done

86 days

 

 

By commute

9-

109

 

work due the town

14

 

1805
March 19

  

 

 

 

To work 15 days the Balance as above -

 

 

 

 

 

This acct settled.

Dr

George Merrit

No

 

March 2
1804

  

 

To Assessment

$59.371/2

 

 

To work done

93 days

 

 

owe the town

1-

 

page 9

6

March 27
1804

Commissioners Report necessary
raise 15 dollar to Repair bridges the
Present year -

 $15-

Dan Wilson occupant of the Lands of
Saml Ellison decd Damages

 88.25

addjudged by a Jury in a [Road] laid
through the [lands] of late S. Ellison decd
[Jurors] fees

 3-

Charles Black [fees] [ ] to take the [Man]
[Lewis] to [ ] also Jury

 2-

Dan Birdsall Fees

1-

Mary Reeves [Esq]

1-

Auditor of court of said Town do allow the above
to be raised by Tax on [the] Town
by order of court Dan Birdsall

page 10

Dr Selah

1805
March 19th

To cash of Saml Belknap for Commute money

 

1

0

To cash of Isaac Belknap Jun for May
[ ] on Road District No. 2

 19

 5

 0

To Cash of Charles Belknap road [ ]
District No 8

  

 9

  

To Elezar Gidney due bill

2

5

0

To Isaac Hasbrouck do

2

7

6

To Luther Pratt

 

5

 

To 4 due bills Charles [ ]

 

 

 

No 10

 

To the Supervisors Certifycate for Seventy Doll

 

 

 

  

left in the hands of Dan Birdsall Esq for
Bridges etc.$70

 8

 0

 0

 1807
March 24

  

 

To Cash of Charles Cook Commute Money

2

14

-

 

To do Oliva [Cosman]

 

5

-

 

to do Dan Hingham $15.68

6

5

6

 

To do Nathan Dubois

4

12

-

 

do Note on Demand 20.8.3

20

8

3

March 1808

 

 

 

 

  

To cash of James Goldsmith
for commute money 

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 2
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 6
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