CIVIL LIST of the PROVINCE OF NEW-YORKE, 1693
The Documentary history of the state of New-York
Albany, N.Y.: unknown, 1849-1841.
[Transcribed by Coralynn Brown]
A LIST OF ALL THE OFFICERS
employed in civill offices in the Province of New-Yorke in America the 20th of Aprill 1693, and of their sallaries.
[Lond. Doc. IX.]
His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher Esq. Capt Genll and Governour in Chiefe of the Province of New-York and Territories depending thereon in America and Vice-Admirall of the same 600 pound sterling att 30 pr cent advance is.....780 00 00.
Matthew Clarkson Esq. Secry allowed him for Paper pen and ink pr annum.....30 00 00.
Chidley Brook Esq Collr and Receiver Genll pr ann. 200 - 30 Sterl. pr cent advance.....260 00 00.
Members of the Council:
Thos Willett Willm Pinhorne Peter Schuyler.
James Grayham, Esq. Attorney Genll.
David Jamison, Clerk of the Councill, allowed per annum........50 00 00.
Dan. Honan, Accomptant-Genll per anfi:.......................60 00 00.
Jarvis Marshall Doorkeeper and Messenger of ye Council.......30 00 00.
Justices of the Supream Court of Judicature haveing the power of Kings Bench, Comon Pleas and Exchequer.
William Smith Esq., Chiefe Justice per annum........130 00 00 (allowed for riding the circuit).
William Pinhorne, Esq., 2d Justice per annum..........100 00 00 (allowed for riding the circuit).
Steph Courtlandt, Esq. Justice.
John Lawrence, Esq. Justice.
The Secretary is Clerk of this Court.
Customs House Officers:
Robt. Livingston, Sub Collector att Albany per annum....50 00 00.
Wm. Shaw, Gauger att Albany per ann..........8 00 00.
Thos Munsey, Surveyor att New-Yoek per ann.....40 00 00.
James Evetts, Waiter.......30 00 00.
Emmanuel Young, waiter....30 00 00.
The Guager at New York paid by ye cask.
Allowed to Godfredus Dellius for teaching and converting the Indians, pr ann....60 00 00.
To the Interpretess Helene to interprete for ye Five Nations, annum.......20 00 00.
Allowed for their Ma[ties] Barge one Coxwain pr ann: and eight oars att 50s each, 20 pounds.........30 00 00.
Allowed to a printer pr ann.......40 00 00.
Clerk of the Assembly allowed 12s pr diem dureing ye Sessions.
Door Keeper and Messenger 4s pr diem during ye Sessions.
Allowed the Hon[ble] N. Blaithwayte 5 pr cent out of the Revenue as Auditor Generall.
Total: 1738 00 00
In the City of New Yorke
Abraham Depeyster Esq. Mayor & Clerk of the Mercate.
James Graham Esqr, Recorder.
Standley Handcock Esqr. High Sheriff.
William Sharpas, Town Clerke.
The Aldermen, Collectors, Assessors and Constables are elective.
In the City of Albany
Peter Schuyler Esq., Mayor.
Dirck Wessells Esq., Recorder.
Robt Livingston Esq., Town Clerk.
John Apell Esq., Sherriffe.
The Aldermen, Collectors, Assessors and Constables elective.
The Mayor's Court hath the Power of the Comon Pleas.
In each County there is a Court of Comon Pleas whereof the first in the Commission of the Peace is Judge, and is to be asssisted with any two of the three next in the commission of the Peace.
The Mayor and Aldermen are Justices of the Peace and have power to hold Quarter Sessions in the Cittys of N. York & Albany.
Justices of the Peace:
In the County of Albany to joyne the Mayor Recordr and Aldermen in the Quarter Session.
Eghbert Theunisse, Esq.
Kilian Van Ranslaer, Esq.
Martin Gerritse, Esq.
Dirck Theunisse, Esq.
Nicholas Rispe, Esq.
Sanders Glenn, Esq.
Peter Vosbrough, Esq.
Gerryt Theunisse, Esq.
Justices in Westchester County:
Caleb Heathcote, Esq. Judge of the Common Pleas.
Joseph Theale, Esq.
William Barnes, Esq.
Daniel Stauge, Esq.
James Mott, Esq.
John Hunt, Esq.
Wm Chadderton, Esq.
Thomas Pinkney, Esq.
Benjamin Collier Esq., Sherriffe.
Joseph Lee, Clerk of the County.
Collectors Assessors and Constables elective.
Justices in the County of Richmond:
Ellis Duxbury Esq. Judge of the Comon Pleas.
Abraham Cannor, Esq.
Abraham Lakeman, Esq.
Dennis Theunisse, Esq.
John Shadwell, Esq.
John Stilwell Esq., Sherriff.
Justices in the County of Ulster:
Thomas Garton Esq., Judge of the Comon Pleas.
Henry Beeckman, Esq.
Dirck Shepmers, Esq.
Wessell Tenbrook, Esq.
Abraham Haasbrough, Esq.
Nicholas Antonio Esq., Sherriffe.
Justices in Suffolk County:
Isaac Arnold Esq., Judge of ye Comon Pleas.
John Howell, Esq.
Samuell Mulford, Esq.
Richd Smith, Esq.
William Barker, Esq.
Matthew Howell, Esq.
Ebenetus Platt, Esq.
Tomas Mapes, Esq.
Josiah Hobbart, Esq., Sherriffe.
Justices in Queen's County:
Thomas Hix, Judge of the Common Pleas.
Richard Cornwall, Esq.
Ellias Doughty, Esq.
Dan. Whitehead, Esq.
John Smith, Esq.
Tho. Stevensant, Esq.
John Harrison Esq., Sherriffe.
Andrew Gibb, Clerke.
Justices of the Kings County:
Stephen Courtlandt, Judge of ye Common Pleas.
Roeloffe Martinse, Esq.
Nicholas Stillwell, Esq.
Joseph Ho[a?]gman, Esq.
Henry Filkin, Esq.
Dirk Huyle, Esq.
John Theunisse, Esq.
Peter Cortiliau, Esq.
Stoffell Probasco, Esq.
Gerryt Strycker Esq., Sherriff.
Dukes County consisting of Nantuckett and Martins Vineyard claimed by Sr. William Phipps, the case of Martins Vineyard laid before their Ma'ties.
Orange County not above twenty families, for the present under the care of New York.
Dutchess County haveing very few inhabitants committed to the care of the county of Ulster.
Surveyors of Highways, Collectors, Assessors and Constables, are elective throughout the whole Province.
An Account of all Establishments of Jurisdictions within this Province:
Single Justice - Every Justice of the Peac hath power to determine any suite or controversy to the value of forthy shillings.
Quarter Sessions - The Justices of the Peace in Quarter Sessions have all such powers and authorities as are granted in the Commission of ye Peace in England.
County Court - The County Court or Common Pleas hath cognizance of civil Accons to any value, excepting what concerns title of land, and noe Accon can be removed from this court if the damage be under twenty pounds.
Mayor and Aldermen - The Court of Mayor and Aldermen hath the same power with the County Courts.
Supreme Court - The Supreme Court hath the powers of Kings Bench, Common Pleas & Exchequer in England, & noe accon can be removed from this court if under 100 pounds.
Chancery - The Governour and Council are a court of Chancery and have the powers of the Chancery in England, from whose sentence or decree nothing can be removed under 300 pounds.
Prerogative Court - The Governour discharges the place of Ordinary in granting Administracons and proveing Wills &c. The Secretary is Register. The Governr is about to appoint Delegates in the remoter parts of the Government, with Supervisors for looking after instestates estates & provideing for orphans.
Court Marshall - The Governr hath established a Court Martiall att Albany whereof Major Richd Ingoldesby is President & Robert Livingston Judge Advocate who with the other commissionated Captains att Albany have power to exercise Martiall Law, being a frontear Garrison and in actuall warr.
Admiralty - Their Majesties reserve the appointment of a Judge, Register, and Marshall.
M. Clarkson, Secry.
A STATE OF THE MILLITIA in their Majesties Province of New York in America, April 1693.
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The Militia of the Citty and County of New Yorke & Orange, commanded by Coll: Abraham Depeyster, being Eight Comapnys of foot, and one Troop of Horse, consisting of 477 men.
The Militia of Queens County in ye Island of Nassaw, commanded by Coll. Thomas Willett being nine Companys Foot, and one Troop of Horse consisting of 580 men.
The Millitia of Suffolke County in the Island of Nassaw commanded by Coll: John Young being nine companys of Foot, consisting of 533 men.
The Millitia of Kings County in ye Island of Nassaw, commanded by Coll: Stephanus Van Cortland, being six Companys of Foot and one Troop of Horse, consisting of 319 men.
The Millitia of the county of Albany commanded by Major Peter Schuyler being five companys of Foot and one Troop of Horse, now formed into Dragoons by the Covern, consisting of 359 men.
The Millitia of Ulster and Dutchess Countys commanded by Lieut. Coll. Beeckman being four Companys of Foot and one Troop of Horse, now made Dragoons, consisting of 277 men.
The Millitia of the County of Westchester, comanded by Coll. Caleb Heathcott, being six Companys of Foot, consisting of 283 men.
The Millitia of the County of Richmond commanded by Capt. Andrew Cannon, being two Companys of Foot, consistin of 104 men.