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Hudson and Chatham Executive Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-H855

Scope and Contents

Includes: Minutes, 1793-1905; women's minutes, 1793-1880; marriage and removal certificates, 1794-1905; births and deaths, 1810-1920; treasurers book, 1816-1889; record of deeds 1788-1905; items of history, 1896.

Dates

  • 1793-1905

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Hudson Monthly Meeting was established in 1793, set off from Creek Monthly Meeting. This meeting was initially composed of Hudson and Coeymans Patent Preparative meetings and the meeting at Klinakill. Chatham Monthly Meeting was set off in 1819, on its establishment, comprising New Britain Preparative Meeting. In 1888 Hudson and Chatham Monthly Meetings (Hicksite) reunified, becoming Hudson and Chatham Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). This meeting began to meeting quarterly as an executive meeting in 1902, and was laid down in 1905, members attached to Albany Monthly Meeting.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (24 volumes (plus 6 folders))

Overview

Includes: Minutes, 1793-1905; women's minutes, 1793-1880; marriage and removal certificates, 1794-1905; births and deaths, 1810-1920; treasurers book, 1816-1889; record of deeds 1788-1905; items of history, 1896, and miscellaneous records.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1873-1905, 1.2 1793-1806(Hudson), 1.3 1806-19(Hudson), 1.4 1819-47(Chatham), 1.5 1819-41(Hudson), 1.6 1841-72(Hudson), 1.7 1847-88(Chatham); women's minutes: 2.1 1793-1815, 2.2 1819-63, 2.3 1815-49, 2.4 1850-69, 2.5 1863-86(Chatham), 2.6 1869-80(Hudson); vital records: 3.1 births & deaths 1736-1920(Chatham), 3.2 births & deaths 1810-1905, 3.3 marriage and removal 1819-67(Chatham), 3.4 marriage certificates, 1794-1838 3.5 marriage certificates 1794-1905, 3.6 marriage certificates 1840-1905, 3.7 removal certificates 1816-1905, 3.8 Membership recommendations 1808-11; 3.8 Correspondence re: transfers and removals1872-81, 3.9 Correspondence re: marriage certificates 1863; financial records: 4.1 treasurers book 1816-89, 4.2 properties and deeds 1837-90, 4.3 Note re: deed 1881; miscellaneous: 5.1 record of deeds 1788-1905, 5.2 items of history 1896, 5.2 Historical notes and correspondence 1937, 1983, 1996, 5.3 Misc. correspondence 1836, 1845, 5.4 Petition to NY senate and assembly 1882; 6.1 1840-1903.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, women's minutes, & vital records also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY14, 61-64.
Title
RECORDS OF HUDSON AND CHATHAM EXECUTIVE MEETING (HICKSITE) AND HUDSON AND CHATHAM MONTHLY MEETINGS
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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