Otsego Town Minutes 
1848 - page 1
At the annual Town Meeting of the Electors of the Town of Otsego  held at the House of
William Lewis in the Village of Cooperstown on Tuesday  the 7 day of March  AD  1848
						E. B. Crandall  )
						H. S. Babcock   )
						Wm P Johnson 	)  Justices
						Delos D. Pier   )

On Motion Resolved
	That the Town choose four Constables
	That Cattle, sheep, Hogs & Horses shall not be permitted to run at large at any
	time - under the penalty of twenty five cents for Each & every offence.
	That Rams shall not be permitted to run at large from the first day 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 or term of years
	Supervisor		Seth Doubleday

	Town Clerk		George Jarvis

	Justice 		Herbert M  Coburn  4 years from  Jany 1849

	Assessor		Alson Preston         3 years

	   of high ways 	Philander Waterman   3 years

					1848 - page 2

	Overseers of	        (Caleb Thayer
                 Poor	        (John B  Northrup

	Collector		Jasper Sherwood

	Town Superintendent 	George E  Hoke, 2 years from the first day of November 

				(John Hurd      		
				(Jasper Underwood
	Constables		(Richard A  Freeman
				(Nelson Herdman

	Town Sealer		Holder Cory

	Inspectors of 		(Richard Cooley
	  Elections		(Walter Van Horne
	Dist  No 1		(John L  Mc Namee

	Inspectors of 		(Robert G  Russell
 	   Elections		(Titus B  Davidson
	Dist No 2		(Martin Botsford

	From the Minutes
			Geo  Jarvis   Town Clerk

			H  S  Babcock   Justice

					1848 - page 3
					Path Masters
1    Thomas Whitwell		32  John Williams
2    Joseph Kingsbey/Kingsberg	33  Lester Taylor
3    John Kellogg		34  James Lent
4    L.  C. Doubleday crossed out  35  Orange De Long
5    A  T  Van Horne		36  Albert Cotes
6    Benejah Comstock		37  Andrew Shaw
7    Buckingham Fitch  jun	38  Daniel Rynder
8    George Branch		39  James Sitts
9    Leman Cummings		40  Renselaer Fitch
10  John C  Williams		42  John  Sutherland
11  Thos Higby			43  Harry  Williams
12  Peter Edgett		44  Gilbert Coonrod
13  Constantine King		45  Neamiah  Hinds
14  Jacob Hardy			46  Horace Taylor
15  Wm C  Lewis			47  Bingham Babcock
16  Rufus Preston		48  James Crosby
17  Harrison Underwood crossed out  49  John Wilson
18  John Tucker			50  Nelson Russell
19  John Gould			51  John Card
20  Col  Eldred			52  Madison Whipple
21  Jacob Wiley			53  Ebenezer House
22  Joshua Biard		54  Nathaniel Chapman
23  Amos W  Matterson		55  Gaylord Peirce
24  James Kelly			56  Wm  Benjamin
25  Joseph  Eddy		58  Francis Taylor
26  John C  Wiley		59  Isaac Tucker
27  Hiram Coonrod		60  Robert  Bishop
28  Philander Waterman		61  Samuel Pashly
29  Anderson Witherell		62  Wm B  Adams
30  Geo E  Scribner crossed out	17  Johnathon Roberts
31  Aljernarn Metcalf			
30  Levi Peirce			Number of Rateables      561
 4   Thomas Allen		Number of Days Assessed  1810
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