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Abraham Cargill's Government Career

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1824

New-York Evening Post May 11, 1824, Page 2

Corporation Proceedings At a regular meeting of the Corporation held last evening, the following persons were appointed Inspectors for the ensuing election:

1st Ward- Jeromus Johnson, Henry Cotheal, and John Greenfield.
2d Ward- Abm. Cargill, John Leonard, Gilbert Roe.
3d Ward- Francis V. Many, N. C. Griffith, Abm. Lefoy.
4th Ward- [unintelligible] Bloodgood, Wm. Seaman, Lewis Seymour.
5th Ward- John B. Schmelzel, John Johnson, R. M. Russell.
6th Ward- Wm. Al. Curtus, Andrew Surry, Richard Kingsland.
7th Ward- Abm. Dally, Wm. S. Coe, Henry S. Brooks.
8th Ward- John Morrs, Stuart F. Randolph, Jacob Amos.
9th Ward- Thos. Morris, Oliver Hibbard, W. A. Davis.
10th Ward- David Seaman, Elijah Whipple, James Parnell.
Several petitions were read and referred, for opening, widening, and re-paving streets. A report was adopted from the committee on wharves, piers, &c. in favor of building piers at the foot of Charlton street, Chamber street, and at James' slip, the coast of which is estimated at $18,000.
The appointment of a Treasurer and Chamberlain was postponed till next meeting, by the casting vote of the Mayor.
A resolution offered by Alderman King, to prohibit the erecting of booths at the Park and other public places, for the purpose of selling liquors, &c. on the days of public rejoicing, was referred to the committee on public lands and places.
A communication was read from the citizens of Newcastle, Del. soliciting pecuniary aid for the sufferers by the late fire in that place, which was ordered to be published, and the Mayor and Recorder authorized to receive donations.
A letter from Mr. Caucic, stating that his Equestrian statue of Washington will be open for exhibition at 12 o'clock on Monday next and inviting the Board to view it, was read and accepted.
A resolution was passed, thanking the Trustees of the African Free School for their zeal and perseverance in the education of the children of color.

1826

New-York Evening Post., November 07, 1826, Page 2]

The Republican Nominating Committee at Tammany Hall have recommended the following gentlemen as suitable candidates for members of Congress and Assembly. For Congress- Jeromus Johnson, Churchill C. Cambre [illegible], Gulian C. Verplanck. For Assembly- Gilbert Coutant, Jonathan I. Coddington, Joseph Piggot, Philip Brasher, Thomas R. Smith, Alpheus Sherman, Lemuel Smith, Abraham Cargill, Jonathan E. Robinson, Charles Town, Isaac Minard. n63t*

Rochester Telegraph., November 28, 1826, Page 2

MEMBERS OF ASSEMBLY The following is the list of the persons elected to the Assembly of this state, excepting in the counties of Cattaraugus and Suffolk, returns from which have not been received. Those marked with an asterisk* are members of the present house....

New York- Philip Brasher*, Gilbert Contant, Thomas R. Smith, Jonathan E. Robinson*, Alpheus Sherman*, Isaac Miuard*, Jonathan I. Coddington, Joseph Piggot, Abraham Cargill, John H. Watson, Charles Towne...

Seen also here: Republican Monitor., November 29, 1826, The Western Star., December 02, 1826, Delaware Gazette., December 06, 1826, Onondaga Register., December 06, 1826, The Schenectady Cabinet., January 03, 1827

The Troy Sentinel., November 28, 1826, Page 3

Legislature of New-York.-The following is an accurate list of the members. The senators given in italic are new members; and those of the assembly to which an asterisk [*] is prefixed, are members of the present house...

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY...
New York-- Gilbert Coutant, Jonathan I. Coddington, Joseph Piggott, *Philip Brasher, Thomas R. Smith, *Alpheus Sherman, Lemuel Smith, Abraham Cargill, *Jonathan E. Robinson, Charles Town, *Isaac Minard...

1827

The Freeman's Journal., February 12, 1827, Page 3

Tuesday, Feb. 6.

After disposing of the ordinary business of the morning, the Senate proceeded to the choice of a United States' Senator for six years from the 3d of March next, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the expiration of the term of Mr. Van Buren...
The house then proceeded openly to nominate a Senator to represent the State in Congress, as follows: Martin Van Buren was nominated by Messrs Armstrong, Baldwin, Beecher, Bellinger, Bennett, Benson, Betts, B[illegible]rdsall, Boynton, Bryan, Bucklin, A. Burt, J Campbell, W. Campbell, Cargill, Churchill, Coddington, Cole, Comstock, Conklin, Cook, Coutant, Cowies, Crawford, Dayton, Doty, Ecker, Edgerton, Eldredge, Emigh, Fisher, Foote, Gardner, Garnsey, Gilchrist, Greene, Hart, Hay, Henderson, Jackson, Jennings, Jones, Judson, King, Kortright, M'Clure, Mann, Martin, Mesick, M[illegible], Montress, Mosely, S, Page, A.C. Page, Piggott, Preston, Price, Reynolds, Rhoad, J.C.Robinson, J.E. Robinson, P. Robinson, Saylor, S[illegible]field, Scott, Sherman, Sherwood, Sibley, Skinner, L. Smith, R. Smith, T.R. Smith, Speaker, Starkweather, Strong, Thompson, Town, Tuttle, Wardwell, Welch, Wescott, Zawger- 82 ...

New-York Evening Post., November 05, 1827, Page 2

At a meeting of the Committee of Republican Young Men of the Second Ward, held in pursuance of the recommendation of the Republication Committee of Young Men, friendly to the election of General Andrew Jackson, at the Shakspeare Hotel, on Saturday evening, Nov. 5, J.R. Marshall was called to the chair, and H.W.B. Tenbroeck was appointed secretary. It was unanimously.... Resolved, That we highly approve of the nomination of Saul Alley, Alpheus Sherman, Abraham Cargill, Lemuel Smith, Shivers Parker, Ogden Hoffman, Isaac Dyckman, Philip Brasher, William Alburtis, Robert Emmet, and A[illegible] Mann, for Members of the Assembly, and that we will use our best exertions to secure their election. ...

1828

New-York Evening Post., January 07, 1828, Page 2

Legislature of New York, Friday, Jan. 4-- In the Senate a message was received from the governor, transmitting a communication from the department of state of the U.S. containing certain complaints of the minister of Great Britain, of the law of this state relative to the public administrator in the city of New York. The message and documents were referred to the committee on the judiciary... The Speaker announced the appointment of the following additional committees on the topics of the governor's message.

On the State Road- Messrs. Sherman, Cameron, Miller, Tallmadge, Robinson, Monell, McGlashan.
On the mode of choice and duration of office of the President of the United States- Messrs. Monell, Johnson, Hammond.
On Dwelling- Messrs. Edgerton, Dea[illegible], Cargill.
On the Judiciary- Messrs. Bucklin, Smith, Cowles.
Adjourned.

Seen also here: The Geneva Gazette, and General Advertiser., January 09, 1828, Page 3, Ithaca Journal & General Advertiser., January 16, 1828, Page 2

New-York Evening Post., May 23, 1828, Page 3

SECOND WARD. -At a meeting of the republican committee of the second ward, friendly to the election of Gen. Jackson to the Presidency, held on the evening Tuesday, the 20th day of May, 1828, it was Resolved, That it be recommended to the republican electors of the second ward, friendly to the election of General Jackson, to assemble at the Shakspeare Hotel, corner of Nassau and Fulton streets, on the evening of Friday the 23d inst. at 8 o'clock, for the purpose of nominating a suitable candidate, to be supported at the approaching election for the office of Collector of the said ward, in place of John Perrot, Esq. resigned.

ABRAHAM CARGILL, Chairman.
AARON O. DAYTON, Secretary. m22 2t*

New-York Evening Post., October 18, 1828, Page 2

At an adjourned meeting of the General Nominating Committee, assembled at Tammany Hall last evening, the following gentlemen were nominated as suitable candidates to be supported at the ensuing election for Members of Assembly, viz:

  • CH.L. LIVINGSTON,
  • THOMAS L. SMITH,
  • AARON O. DAYTON,
  • JOHN VAN BEUREN,
  • PETER S. TITUS,
  • MORDECAI MYERS,
  • JACOB S. BOGERT,
  • NATHAN T. ARNOLD,
  • JACOB G. DYCKMAN,
  • ELDAD HOLMES,
  • ABRAHAM CARGILL

New-York Evening Post., November 03, 1828., Page 2

For President, ANDREW JACKSON
For Vice President, JOHN C. CALHOUN
For Governor, MARTIN VAN BUREN
For Lieut. Governor, ENOS T. THROP
For Congress, CHURCHILL C. CAMBRELENG, GULIAN C. VERPLANCK, CAMPBELL P. WHITE
For Electors, BENJAMIN BAILEY, JOHN TARGEE, GILBERT COUTANT
For Senator, STEPHEN ALLEN
For Assembly, CH. L. LIVINGSTON, THOMAS L. SMITH, AARON O. DAYTON, JOHN VAN BEUREN, PETER S. TITUS, MORDECAI MYERS, JACOB BOGART, NATHAN T. ARNOLD, JACOB G. DYCKMAN, WILLIAM AL. BURTIS, ABRAHAM CARGILL
MORDECAI M. NOAH, Sheriff
NICHOLAS DEAN, Clerk
RICHARD GRANT, Coroner
JOHN H. WATSON, Register

1829

New-York Evening Post., October 01, 1829, Page 2

At a meeting of the Republican Electors of the Second Ward, friendly to regular nominations and to the present General and State Administrations held at the Shakspeare Hotel on the evening of Wednesday, the 3oth of September, 1829 pursuant to the recommendation of the Republican General Committee, Abraham Cargill, Esq. was called to the Chair, and Aaron O. Dayton, appointed Secretary. ...

New-York Evening Post., November 02, 1829, Page 1

Erase or cut off one or more of the twelve names, and tear off this notice, or you lose your vote, R.C.
FOR ASSEMBLY.
RUSSELL COMSTOCK.
Gideon Ostrander, George Curtis, Abraham Cargill, Nathan T. Arnold, Peter S. Titus, Jacob S. Bogert, Mordecai Myers, Aaron O. Dayton, John Van Beuren, Charles S. Livingston, Dennis McCarthy
30 4t*
Ballots cast for this election can be found here.

New-Yprk Evening Post., November 03, 1829, Page 1

Tammany Split
FOR ASSEMBLY.
Russell Comstock, Abraham Cargill, Dennis M'Carthy, Jacob S. Bogart, John Van Beuren, Silas M. Stillwell, Gideon Ostrander, George Curtis, Charles L. Livingston, Peter S. Titus, Myndert Van Sch[illegible]
Ballots cats for this election can be found here.

New-York Evening Post., December 26, 1829, Page 2

At a meeting of the Republican Electors of the 2d Ward, friendly to Regular Nominations, held pursuant to a call of the Republican General Committee, at the Shakspeare Hotel, corner Fulton and Nassau street, evening 22d December, Abraham Cargill was called to the chair, and Issac Townsend was appointed secretary.

...

The following person were selected to constitute the Ward Committee, with power to add to their numbers, viz: -Samuel Redmond, Wm. Van Wyck, Wm. P. Hallett, Charles w. Timpson, Charles Mapes, Henry Storms, Benj. Rodgers, Joshua Sawyer, Jacob Wyckoff, Daniel M'F . Smith, Abm. Cargill, and Issac Townsend.
Resolved, That the proceedings of teh meeting be published in the Morning Courier and Enquirer, and Evening Post.
ABRAHAM CARGILL, Chairman
ISAAC TOWNSEND, Secretary

1830

New-York Evening Post., January 25, 1830, Page 2

THE NEW YORK CITY BANKS. The committee of the whole, Mr. Cargill in the chair, resumed the consideration of the bill to renew the charters of the New York city banks. (More information can be found here and here.

Introducing bills in the New-York Evening Post on February 6th, 1830, Page 2

Ithaca Journal & General Advertiser., August 25, 1830, Page 2

CITY OF NEW-YORK. The following persons have been appointed Delegates to represent the republicans of the city of New-York in the Herkimer Convention, viz: William Paulding, Jeremiah Manning, Abraham Cargill, John [illegible], John Woodward, Benjamin Bailey, Gideon Ostrander, Reuben Munson, William McNeven, Jacob S. Bogart, and John Harris. A respectable, firm, influential delegation.

1831

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