At the annual Town Meeting of the Inhabitants of the Town of Otsego, held at the Eagle
Tavern in Cooperstown on the 5th day of March 1844.
H. B. Sprague )
H. Perkins ) Justices
O. Badger )
H. P Metcalf Town Clerk
It was Resolved that the town choose four Constables.
That the town choose three Assessors.
That the height of fences be 4 1/2 feet.
That the Collector be allowed 3 pr ct. for Collecting.
That Cattle, Sheep, Hogs, and Horses shall not be permitted to run at large at any
time under the penalty of twenty five cents for each and every offence.
That Rams shall not be permitted to run at large from the first of August to the
twenty fifth day of November under the penalty of five dollars.
The following persons were then elected to the several offices to which their
names are annexed for the ensuing year. viz -
Supervisor George A. Startweather
Town Clerk Henry P. Metcalf
Assessors (Alexander Taylor
(Herbert M. Coburn
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Justices (Harvey Perkins, 4 years
(Hiram S. Babcock, to fill vacancy
Commissioners (Tilley Littlejohn,
of (Horace Taylor,.
Highways (William Kinney,
Constables (Thomas Williams,
Overseers of (John B. Northrup
the Poor (Caleb Thayer
Inspectors of Elections (George Pomeroy
District No. One (Peter Becker
District No. Two (Alson Preston
(Thomas Taylor, 2d
Collector John Thayer
Town Sealer Holder Cory
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