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Grand Encampment of Knights Templars.
(Officers elected June 5th, 1829, at New-York.)
I As the returns relating to Masonic Lodges in the several counties in this state, have been so imperfect and incomplete; and as new elections in all, or most of them, are about to take place ; and as so much space has been unexpectedly devoted to other matter, the Publisher has deemed it expedient to omit them entirely
State Prison at Sing Sing, in the town of Mount Pleasant
and county of Westchester. Preparations for the erection of the buildings and the permanent establishment of this prison at Sing Sing, were commenced in May, 1825, and the buildings are now all completed. The labour has all been done by the convicts. Its full operation commenced on the 1st day of January, 1830, in accordance with the existing State-Prison Law.
OFFICERS OF THE PRISON.
Salary. Elam Lynds, Agent and Principal Keeper,
$1,750 Robert Wiltze, Deputy Keeper,
1,000 Clerk, Rev. Jonathan Dickerson, Chaplain,
Jeremiah Price, Master Carpenter.
The average salary of the Assistant Keepers is $550.
Officers of the State-Prison located at Auburn, in Cayuga
The number of the guard is from ten to fourteen, according to the exigency of the case.
There are at this tine about 630 persons confined in this prison.
MILITIA OF THE STATE. The Militia of the State of New-York consists of three Brigades' and seven regiments of horse-artillery ; three divisions, six brigades, twenty-two regiments, and one squadron of cavalry; four divisions, nine brigades, thirty-three regiments, and one battalion of artillery ; twenty-eight divisions, fifty-eight brigades, two hundred and thirty-nine regiments, and twelve battalions of infantry; six regiments, and four battalions of light-infantry; and two divisions, four brigades, twenty-three regiments, and four battalions of riflemen. His Exc. Enos T. Throop, General and Commander in Chief.
Nicholas F. Beck, Adjutant General.
First Brigade. Attached to the 1st division of artillery, and extends through the counties of New-York, Kings, Richmond, Queens, Suffolk, and
Westchester, and comprises the 1st and 2d regiments of horse artillery.
Henry Arcularius, Brigadier General.
Henry Brevoort, jr., Inspector.
Major. 1. Henry Storms, Jeremiah Spader, Henry Barger, 2. Bernard Bloom, Peter Underhill, Cornelius Eldert.
Second Brigade. Attached to the 17th division of infantry, and extends through the counties of Madison and Chenango, and comprises the 3d and 4th regiments of horse artillery.
Harry De Forest, Brigadier-General.
Henry Perry, Inspector.
Major. 3. Asael Edson, Henry Foot, Aaron B. Gates. 4. Thomas Livingston, Yale Leland, John Brown.
Third Brigade. Attached to the 1st division of cavalry, and extends through tho counties of Albany, Rensselaer, and Schenectady, and comprises the 6th and 7th regiments of horse artillery.
John Taylor Cooper, Brigadier-General.
John F. Townsend, Quarter-Master.
Major. 6. Joseph Consaul, John B. Van Schaick, John Fuller. 7. Randall James, jr. Lewis Slitu,
First Division, Comprises the 3d brigade of horse artillery, and the 2d and 3d brigades of cavalry.
Stephen Van Rensselaer, jr. Major-General.
Gilbert B. Noxen, Brigadier-General.
Major 1. Richard Jennings, John Perry
W.F. Wheeler, 2. Nathaniel Dubois, James Crawford, Derich De Witt. 4. Peter M. Van Wyck, 23. William Feller, Samuel B. Dutton, Jacob Shafer, jr.
Richard Yates, Pay-Master.
First Brigade, Extends through the counties of Oneida, Oswego, Madison , Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Otsego, and Chenango; and comprises the 6th, 11th, 14th, and 18th regiments, and two squad
Solomon White, Brigadier General.
Francis D. Grosvenor, Inspector. Reg'ts. Colonel.
Major. 6. Herman Knox, Chauncey S. Butler, Ing. Townsend. 11. William V. Webster, John Edgerton, Lewis F. Toby. 14. Elam Brown, i Jason Clark,
Elias Sage. 18. Timothy J. Campbell
, James G. Ferguson, Welc. Babcock.
Benedict Arnold, Brigadier General.
Anthony Blanchard, Inspector.
Major. 15. George Marsh, Luther Taylor,
Pliny Moore. 19. John S. Wick, John A. Ehle, Jacob G. Snyder. 20. William Henry, Harry Saunders, James McKeesin 21.
Third Division, Composed of the 4th and 5th brigades.
Fourth Brigade, Extends through the counties of Erie, Niagara, and Genesee, and comprises the 3d, 16th and 17th regiments.
Lucius Storrs, Brigadier General.
Charles Lay, Inspector. Reg't. Colonel.
Harvey Smith, Jonathan Babcock. 16. Stephen Grant, Cornelius J. Lincoln, Harvey Knapp. 17. Nath'l Vosburgh, Sylvester Matthews, Henry P. Russell.
Fifth Brigade, Extends through the County of Onondaga, &c., and comprises the 8th, 10th, 12th, 13th, and 22d regiments.
James R. Lawrence, Brigadier General,
Abraham V. E. Young, Inspector. Reg't. Colonel.
Major. 8. James Berthrong, Asa Covell, John Start. 10. John J. Smith, John Means, Lewis A. Bridsall. 12. William Lyman,
Seth Lee. 13. Benj. C. Cox, Walter Strong,
First Division, Composed of the 1st brigade of horse artillery, and the 1st, 6th and 9th brigades of artillery.
Jacob Morton, Major General.
First Brigade, Extends through the County of New York, and consists of the 2d, 9th, 14th, and 27th regiments.
Robert F. Manly, Brigadier General.
John D. Everson, Inspector.
Major. 2. Isaac H. Reed, William D. Craft, George W. Heilas. 9. James Lefferts. Eff’m. H. Warner, James R. Whiting. 14. Jotham W. Post. 27. Levi Hart, John J. Manning. Robert B. Boyd.