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Subject: [Bklyn] 1823 Spooner Directory Pt1
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 21:35:17 EDT


The following 1823 Spooner Directory will be added in it's entirity to the
Bklyn Info Page under DIRECTORY

THE VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN
Brooklyn Standard Union
(Note : Spellings are as they appear)
(Residents A thru Z follow abstracts below.)
"The following abstracts, taken from the Spooner Directory,
the first of the old Village of Brooklyn, will be found
highly interesting, not only to old residents of the city,
but to a large number as well"

VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN

Boundaries-"That part of the Town of Brooklyn, heretofore
called the 'Fire District,' and which in the year 1816 was
incorporated by an act vesting certain powers in the inhabitants
and there-in called the 'Village of Brooklyn' is comprised in the
following limits, viz. "Beginning at the Public Landing south of
Pierpont's Distillery, formerly the property of Philip LIVINGSTON,
deceased, on the East River; thence running along the public road
leading from said Landing, to it's intersection with Red-Hook Lane;
thence along said Red-Hook Lane to where it intersects the Jamaica
Turnpike Road; thence north-east course to the Wallaboght Mill-pond;
thence through the center of the Mill-pond to the East River
to the place of beginning."

MASONIC LODGES IN BROOKLYN

Fortitude Lodge No.31
Samuel S. BIRDSALL, master
John Van DUYNE, Senior Warden
Sarnuel DOXSEY, Junior Warden
George LITTLE, Treasurer
N. B. HAVEN, Secretary
Charles POLAND, Senior Deacon
Peter DIVIGNE, Junior Deacon
Master of Ceremonies : Stephen BALL, William BARTH
Stewards : John ALBERT, George FRIES
Grinman GEERE, Tyler

Past-Masters-Losee Van NOSTRAND,Garret DURYEE, James BOYD, John HAMELL.

Hohenlinden Lodge, No. 338

Ralph MALBONE, Master
Abiathar YOUNG, Senior Warden
J.G.T. HUNT, Junior Warden
Joseph SPRAGUE, Treasurer
E. WORTHINGTON, Secretary
Andre DEMEREST, Senior Deacon
W.G. STODDART, Junior Deacon
Stewards : Matthew JAMES, G.L. THATCHER
Master of Ceremonies : G.S. WISE, Jun.,John FLOYD
Isaac NICHOLS, Tyler

Past Masters-Isaac NICHOLS,
John TITUS,
E. WORTHINGTON
G.W. RODGERS.

POST OFFICE
97 Fulton street
George L. BIRCH-Postmaster
The mail is carried daily between the Post-Office in Brooklyn
and the post-office in New York-Closes in Brooklyn every morning,
(Sundays excepted) at 8 o'clock. Arrives every afternoon, at 4 o'clock.
The mails through Long-Island, on the north and south roads,
arrive every Wednesday at 10 o'clock a.m. and depart every
Thursday at 8 o'clock, a.m.

Town Officers next


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