A List of the Inhabitants of the Citty of Albany in America with the Number of Troops they can Quarter conveniently within the Stockade and what they can Quarter in Case of necessity together with the fireplaces in Each house and Rooms without Fire, also what Rooms were occupied by the Respective Families as it appeared on a street Enquiry made in November 1756 . . . . . To which is added an Alphabetical List in Order more readily to find the peoples names, also an abstract of the number of Officers and men the Town can Quarter.
N.B. Officers quarters are hearby understood to be Single Rooms.
1. Saunders Lawnson.....Baker.....*0-0-4-6-2-2-2
Seven columns of numbers following each name specify (from left to right): convenient quarters for officers; quarters for officers on a pinch; convenient quarters for men; quarters for men on a pinch; number of fire places; rooms without fire; rooms the family occupies.
115. During the summer of 1756, General Daniel Webb (Colonel of the 48th Regiment - Major General in America) was headquartered in what had just become Philip Livingston's house at the Elm Tree Corner.
124. Most likely Captain/Major/Lt. Col. Thomas Ord of the Royal Regiment of Artillery who was stationed at Albany during the war. Petitioned for and received a land grant of 5,000 acres in New York after the war. Filed a will in England in 1777. No Wiki in 4/13.
177. These Hiltons were bracketed together as number 177.
298: Probably a mistake and the same person who appears as number 293.
first posted 1/24/01; last revised 2/26/14