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Board of Trustees having charge of the Real Estate of the Chamber of Commerce. To serve until May, 1892.

To serve until May, 1893. To serve until May, 1894. JAMES M. CONSTABLE, JOHN D. JONES,

A. A. LOW, JOHN CLAFLIN.

HENRY F. SPAULDING. SAMUEL D. BABCOCK. The President of the Chamber ex-officio member,

Commissioners of Pilots, elected by the Chamber of Commerce. Elected June 10, 1889. Elected April 9, 1890.

Elected April 9, 1890. Term will expire June 10, 1891. Term will expire April 9, 1892. Term will expire April 9, 1892. ELIHU SPICER, AMBROSE SNOW.

SAMUEL UIARDING.

Commissioner for Licensing Sailors' Hotels or Boarding Houses, in behalf of

the Chamber of Commerce.

JOSIAH 0. WARD,

Council of the Nautical School, established by Act of the Legislature, passed

April 24, 1873.

THOMAS P. BALL, Chairman.

JAMES H. WINCHESTER.

ELIHU SPICER,

Court of Arbitration established by Act of the Legislature, passed April 24, 1874.

LION. ENOCII L. FANCHER, ARBITRATOR,

GEORGE WILSON, ARBITRATION CLERK.
Sessions at the Rooms of the Chamber of Commerce.

Officers of the Chamber of Commerce from its Organisation, 1768.

PRESIDENTS.

Elected. 1768, John Cruger, 1770, Hugh Wallace, 1771, Elias Desbrosses, 1772, Henry White, 1773, Theophylact Bache, -1774, William Walton, 1775, Isaac Low, 1784, John Alsop, 1785, John Broome, 1794, Comfort Sands, 1798, John Murray, 1806, Cornelius Ray, 1819, William Bayard, 1827, Robert Lenox,

Retired.

1770 1771 1772 1773 1774 1775 1784 1785 1794 1798 1806 1819 1827 1840

Elected

Retired. 1840, Isaac Carow,

1842 1842, James De Peyster Ogden, 1845 1845, James G. King,

VICE-PRESIDENTS.

Elected. 1768, Hugh Wallace, 1770, Elias Desbrosses, 1770, Henry White, 1771, Theophylact Bache, 1772, William Walton, 1773, Isaac Low, 1774, John Alsop, 1775, William McAdam, 1779, Thomas Buchanan, 1779, Hugh Wallace, 1781, Jacob Walton, 1783, William Walton, 1783, Gerard Walton, 1784, Isaac Sears, 1785, William Constable, 1785, Pascal M. Smith, 1788, Theophylact Bache, 1788, John Murray, 1792, Gerard Walton, 1793, Comfort Sands, 1794, John Blagge,

Retired. 1

1770
1771
, 1773
1774
1774
1775
1779
1780
1783
1781
1783
1784
1785
1785
1788
1788
1792
1798
1793
1794
1797

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1847 1847, Moses H. Grinnell, 1848 1848, James G. King,

1849 1849, Moses H. Grinnell, 1852 1852, Elias Hicks, (died,) 1853 1853, Pelatiah Perit,

1863 1863, *Abiel A. Low, (resigned,) 1867 1867, William E. Dodge, 1875 1875, *Samuel D Babcock, 1882 1882, George W. Lane, (died.) 1883 1884, James M. Brown, 1887 1887, *Charles S. Smith,

Elected

Retired. 1797, John B. Coles,

1817 1798, George Barnewall, 1800 1800, Archibald Gracie, 1825 1817, William Bayard, 1819 1819, Robert Lenox,

1827 1825, William W. Woolsey, 1839 1827. Isaac Carow,

1840 1839, James Boorman,

1841 1810, James De Peyster Ogden, 1842 1841, James G. King,

1845 1842, Henry K. Bogert, 1846 1845, Stewart Brown,

1847 1846, David S. Kennedy, 1847 1847, Moses H. Grinnell, 1847 1847, William H. Macy, 1849 1848, Moses H. Grinnell, 1849 1849, James De Peyster Ogden, 1851 1849, Prosper M. Wetmore, 1850 1850, Charles H. Russell, 1852 1851, Elias Hicks,

1852 1852, Caleb Barstow,

1855

* Living in 1891.

Elected.

Retired. 1870, *Samuel D. Babcock,(30.) 1874 1873, *Solon Humphreys, (4th,) 1874 1875, James M. Brown, 1884 1875, George W. Lane, 1882 1882, William H. Fogg. (died,)1884 1884, *Charles S. Smith, 1887 1884, *Josial M. Fiske, 1889 1887, *Cornelius N. Bliss, 1889 1889, * Alexander E. Orr, 1889, *Morris K. Jesup,

Elected.

Retired. 1785, Joshua Sands,

1789 1789, Cornelius Ray,

1806 1806, Henry J. Wyckoff, 1840 1840, John J. Palmer,

1858 1858, Augustus E. Silliman, 1860 1860, *Edward C. Bogert,

1865 1865, Francis S. Latinrop, 1878 1878, *Solon Humphreys,

Elected.

Retired. 1834, Jacob Harvey,

1838 1838, E. A. Boonen Graves, 1841 1841, John D. Van Buren, 1843 1843, John L. H. McCracken, 1843 1843, Prosper M. Wetmore, 1849 1849, Matthew Maury, 1853 1853, * Edward C. Bogert, 1839 1859, Isaac Smith Ilomans, 1862 1862, *John Austin Stevens, 1868 1868, *George Wilson,

Elected.

Retired. 1852, Samuel L. Mitchill, 1854 1854, George Curtiss,

1856 1855, Royal Phelps,

1862 1856, * Abiel A. Low,

1863 1863, William E. Dodge, 1867 1863, Jonathan Sturges, 1807 1867. George Opdyke, 1875 1837, Simeon B. Chittenden, 1869 1869, R. Warren Weston, 1870 1870, Walter S. Griffith,(died,)1872 1870, William M. Vermilye, 1875

TREASURERS.

Elected.

Retired. 1768, Elias Desbrosses, 1770 1770, Theophylact Bache, 1771 1771, William Walton, 1772 1772, Isaac Low,

1773 1773, John Alsop,

1774 1774, William McAdam, 1775 1775, Charles Mc Evers, 1780 1780, Robert Ross Waddell, 1784 1784, John Broome,

1785

SECRETARIES.

Elected.

Retired. 1768, Anthony Van Dam, 1784 1784, John Blagge,

1785 1785, Adam Gilchrist, Jr., 1786 1786, William Shotwell, 1787 1787, William Laight, 1796 1796, William W. Woolsey, 1801 1801, Jonathan H. Lawrence, 1803 1803, John Ferrers, (died.) 1813 1817, Jolin Pintard,

1827 1827, Jolin A. Stevens, 1832 1832, John R. Hurd,

1834

* Living in 1891

CHARTER OF THE CORPORATION

OF TIIE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE CITY OF NEW-YORK,

WITH ACT OF RE-INCORPORATION.

GEORGE THE Tuurd, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth-To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting :

Recites that the Chamber

ary,

WHEREAS, a great number of merchants.in our City of New York, in America, have, by voluntary agreement, had petitioned associated themselves for the laudable purposes of pro-Colden,

Lieut. Governor moting the trade and commerce of our said province; and whereas, John Cruger, Esq., the present President of the said Society, by his humble petition presented in behalf of the said Society, to our trusty and well-beloved CadwalLADER COLDEN, Esq., our Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of our said Province of NewYork, and the territories depending thereon in America, and read in our Council for our said Province, on the the 28th Febru twenty-eighth day of February, last past, hath represented to our said Lieutenant-Governor, that the said Society (sensible that numberless inestimable benefits have accrued to mankind from commerce ; that they are, in

proportion to their greater or lesser application to it, more or less opulent and potent in all countries ; and that the enlargement of trade will vastly increase the value of real estates, as well as the general opulence of our said colony) have associated together for some time past, in order to carry into execution among themselves, and by their example to promote in others, such measures as were beneficial to those salutary purposes ; and that the said Society having, with great pleasure and satisfaction, experienced the good effects which the few regulations already adopted had produced, were very desirous of rendering them more extensively useful and permanent,

to

tion

of

ica."

and more adequate to the purposes of so benevolent an institution; and therefore the petitioner, in behalf of the

said Society, most humbly prayed our said Lieutenantincorporate Governor to incorporate them a body politic, and to them,

invest them with such powers and authorities as might be thought most conducive to answer and promote the commercial and, consequently, the landed interests of our said growing colony ; which petition being read as aforesaid, was then and there referred to a Committee of our said Council

, and afterwards, on the same day, our said Council, in pursuance of the report of the said Committee, did humbly advise and consent, that our said Lieutenant-Governor, by our letters patent, should

constitute and appoint the petitioner, and the present by the name of members of the said Society, a body corporate and politic, the "Corpora

the by the name of “THE CORPORATION OF THE CHAMBER OF Chamber

of COMMERCE IN THE CITY OF NEW-YORK, IN AMERICA," Commerce the City of New-agreeable to the prayer of the said petition : Therefore, York, in Amer

we being willing to further the laudable designs of our said loving subjects, and to give stability to an institution from whence great advantages may arise, as well to our kingdom of Great Britain as to our said province,

Know ye, That of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, we have willed, ordained, given, granted, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents for us, our heirs and successors, do will, ordain, give, grant, constitute, and appoint, that the present members of the said Society, associated for the purpose aforesaid, that is to say, John CRUGER, Elias DESBROSSES, JAMES JAUNCEY, Jacob Walton, RorERT MURRAY, Hugh WALLACE, GEORGE FOLLIOT, WM. WALTON, JOHN ALSOP, HENRY WHITE, PIULIP LIVINGSTON, SAMUEL VERPLANCK, THEOPHYLACT BACHE, THOMAS WuITE, Miles SHERBROOK, Walter FRANKLIN, ROBERT Ross WADDELL, ACHERSON THOMPSON, LAWRENCE CORTwright, Thomas RANDALL, WILLIAM M'ADAM, Isaac Low, ANTHONY Van Dam, ROBERT WATTS, John HARRIS CRUGER, GERARD WALTON, Isaac SEARS, JACOBUS VAN ZANDT, Charles M’EVERS, JOHN MOORE, LEWIS PINTARD, LEVINUS CLARKSON, Nicholas GOUVERNEUR, RICHARD YATES, Tuomas MARSTON, PETER HASSENCLIVER, ALEXANDER WA

ALLACE, GABRIEL H. Ludlow, Thomas BUCHANNAN, WM. NEILson, SAMPSON SIMPSON, PETER KETTLETAS, GERARD W. BEEKMAN, JACOB WATSON, Richard SHARPE, PETER REMSEN, HENRY REMSEN, junior, William SETOX, Edw. Laight, John READE, ROBERT ALEXANDER, Thomas W. MOORE, ABRAHAM Lynson, Isaac ROOSEVELT, NICHOLAS Hoffman, Hamilton Young, Thomas Walton, John THURMAN, Joun WEATHERHEAD, Garrit RAPELYE, GERARD DUYCKINCK, WILLIAM STEPPLE, WILLIAM IMLAY,

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