Subscribers for Defense - 1689


September 17th 1689

[page 93] Proposall to ye Commonality for ye maintaining and paying of   [blank]   men in this juncture of time for our Defence against ye french, since by the Present Revolutions we can expect no releef for or assistance from our neighbours according to there letters sent hither, which Charge will be Represented by this Convention to ye govr whom there Majts will be Pleased to send; that sd men may be pd out of ye Public Revenues of ye Countrey being for ye Preservation of there Majts Inrest in these parts, oyrwise that it will be paid by a generall Tax out of ye whole County To ye maintaining which men these following persons subscribe vizt:

[ Corporation & First ward ]

P. Schuyler Mayr ..... 16:0
Kil: van Rensselaer .....15:0
gabriel Thompson .....10:0
Marte geritse ..... 10:0
Dirk wessels.....6:0
Jan Lansing .....12:0
Joh: wendel .....12:0
L. v. Schaick ....10:0
Albt Ryckman .....6:0
Robt Sanders .....8:0
Robt Livingston .....50:0
Johannes Abeel .....6:0
Gert Teunise .....5:0
David Schuyler .....6:0
Jochim Staets .....5:0
Evert Banker .....5:0
Isak Verplank .....3:0
Johannes Beekman .....4:0
Johannes Thomase .....2:0
Evert d Ridder .....3:0
Reynier Barents .....6:0
Jan Janse Bleeker .....6:0
abraham Cuyler .....3:0
harme Rutgers .....3:0
antho Bratt .....0:0
Annetje Lievens .....15:0
Margt Schuyler .....20:0
Catharina Glen .....4:0
Myndt harmense .....6:0
Elizabeth Van Tricht .....3:0
Jannetje Gerritse .....10:0
Jan Rosie .....0:0
Jan Becker .....2:0
Jacob Staets .....5:0
Gerit Banker .....18:0

Second Ward

Johannes Cuyler .....3:12
Johannes appel ..... 3:0
Jeronimus wendel .....4:0
P. Davidtse .....2:0
Hend: Bries .....3:0
Jacob abrahamse .....2:0
Evert wendel .....3:0
Phil: wendel .....1:0
arent Schuyler .....6:0
Jacobus Turk .....1:0
Johannes Rooseboom .....2:6

Third Ward

Dirk Bensing .....1:10
Benony van Corlear .....3:10
Jacob Meese.....1:0
Jacob Voss .....0:10
Myndt Frederickse .....0:10
Johannes van Sante .....1:0

The farmers belonging to Capt. Marten Gerritse* Compe

Melgert Abrahamse .....0:8
Claes van Petten .....2:0
gerrit gysbertse .....1:0
Dorite Janse .....1:4
geertruy Janse .....1:4
Cornelis Teunise .....1:0
Cobus Janse .....0:12
Catharina van dr Poel .....3:0
antho van Shaik .....4:0
Hend: van Ness .....2:0
P. Lockermans .....0:14
Teunise d metselaer .....3:0
And. hanse .....1:0
Jan Ouderkerk .....0:12
Harme Lieverse .....1:0
Jan van ness .....1:0
Barent Bratt .....0:0
Geurt hendrickse .....0:12
Roeloff gerritse .....0:6
William Ketelheyn .....2:0
gert Lansing as well as his brothers ..... 0:0

The farmers belonging to Capt. gert Teunisens Compe

Cornelis Stevense .....2:0
Lieve Winne .....1:0
Volkert van hoesen .....1:0
Matthys Janse .....1:0
Jan hendrikse .....1:0
hans Juriaense .....1:0
Jacob van hoesen .....1:0
Luykas Janse .....1:0


C: gerritsens Compe ..........26:18
3d ward ..........8:0
2d ward ..........31:8
1st ward & Convention ..........292:0

         

[ total ]                                        367:8



Link to essay on community surveys entitled "Finding the People!"

notes

This revenue for defense measure was enacted by the so-called "Convention" formed by cautious Albany leaders to organize city affairs during 1689-90. Printed in Documentary History of New York, volume II, pp. 93-96. Strategically described in Guide to Operations.



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