New York Convention Manual: Prepared in Pursuance of
Chapters 194 and 458, of the Laws of 1867


New York Convention Manual: . . . of 1867

Names of Delegates. Page ix
Twenty-first Senatorial District - the Counties of Oswego and Madison.
Leslie M. Case ... Cazenovia, Madison county.
Loring Fowler ..... Canastota, Madison county.

Standing Committees of the Convention.
Page xiv.
On industrial interests, except those already referred.
Mr. Case, Madison.
Page xiii.
On counties, towns and villages, their organization, government and powers.
Mr. Fowler, Madison.

INDIAN TRIBES. p. 185.

A few remnants of the native races still reside in the State, mostly
occupying Reservations of lands in common, and receiving annuities
under treaties by which their original territory was ceded to the State.

The Reservations are as follows:
. . . .

The Oneidas, now reduced to 155 persons (in 1865), reside on farms
owned as individual freeholds, in the towns of Lenox, Madison County, and
Vernon, Oneida county. The greater part of these people emigrated over thirty
years since, to the neighborhood of Green Bay, Wisconsin, where they own
about 800 aces of land, and now reside.

Madison county, town debts of. p. 358:

No debt, in Cazenovia, Eaton, Fenner, Georgetown, Lenox, Madison, Nelson,
Smithfield and Stockbridge -- 9.

Brookfield. $60,000, 6 per cent. (railroad debt), payable in twenty years.
Bonds not issued.

DeRuyter. $102,800 (railroad debt) conditioned to the location of a
railroad on a certain line, or, if not, to be voided. Bonds not issued.

Hamilton. $100,000 (railroad debt), pledged but no bonds issued yet.

Lebanon. $125,000 (railroad debt), conditioned to the location of Midland
railroad in town, with six miles and a station in town. No bonds yet issued.
Also $200 to defend a suit for town.

Sullivan. $1,400 (repairing roads and bridges), due. Also $109.79 to be paid
to different individuals for taxes illegally assessed and collected in 1865 and 1866.


POPULATION AND REPRESENTATIONS. (p. 389.)

Madison county, population of

TOWNS. Population. Aliens. Colored persons
not taxed.
Whole number
of persons of color.
Number, deducting
aliens and colored
persons , not taxed.
Population,
excluding
aliens only.
Population, excluding persons not taxed only Population, excluding all persons of color. Voters.
                   
Brookfield 3593 92 1 7 3500 3501 3592 3586 997
Cazenovia 4157 127 9 33 4021 4030 4148 4124 1094
DeRuyter 1820 33 -- 2 1787 1787 1820 1818 502
Eaton 3861 240 11 14 3610 3621 3850 3847 965
Fenner 1387 18 7 7 1362 1369 1380 1380 383
Georgetown 1479 15 -- -- 1464 1464 1479 1479 396
Hamilton 3434 84 26 26 3324 3350 3408 3408 960
Lebanon 1557 71 13 17 1473 1486 1544 1540 409
Lenox 8456 334 32 52 8090 8122 8424 8404 2170
Madison 2414 116 -- -- 2298 2298 2414 2414 611
Nelson 1717 42 -- -- 1675 1675 1717 1717 462
Smithfield 1366 25 42 85 1299 1341 1324 1281 353
Stockbridge 1925 91 13 13 1821 1834 1912 1912 559
Sullivan 5340 286 60 69 4994 5054 5280 5271 1299
Oneida Indians 101 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Total 42607 1574 214 325 40718 40932 42292 42181 11160

Source: Franklin Benjamin Hough. New York Convention Manual: Prepared in Pursuance of
Chapters 194 and 458, of the Laws of 1867,... Part II. Albany, N.Y.: Weed Parsons &
Company, Printers. 1867.


 


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