Three Rivers
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

Documents Relating to The
Colonial History of the
State of New York
Edited by Berthold Fernow
Volume XV.
State Archives, Vol. I
Albany N.Y.
Wood Parsons and Company, Printers, 1887


Abraham Ten Broeck, appointed June 25,1778, resigned on account of infirmity March 28, 1781.
Peter Gansevoort, vice Ten Broeck, March 26, 1781.
Robert Van Rensselaer, to command 2d Brigade, June 16, 1780.

FIRST REGIMENT (City of Albany) Commissions issued October 20, 1775
Colonel: Jacob Lansing, Jr. ) Resigned March 3,
Lt. Col.: Dirck Ten Broeck. ) 1780.
1st Major: Henry Wendell.

1st Company.
Capt., John Barclay
1st Lieut., John Price
2d do Abraham I. Yates
Ens'n, John Scot.

2d Company.
Capt., Thomas Barret
1st Lt., Mathew Visscher
2d do Abraham Eights
Ena'n, John Hoogkirk

3d Company.
Capt., John Williams
1st Lt., Henry Staats
2d do Barent Van Aelen
Ens'n, Henry Hogen

2d Major: Abraham Cuyler.
Adjutant. Volckert A. Douw.
Qr. Master: Ephraim Van Veghten.

4th Company.
Capt., John M. Beeckmaa
1st Lt., Isaac De Freest
2d Lt., Abr'm Ten Eyck
Ena'n, Tunis T. Van Veghten

5th Company.
Capt., Harmanus Wendell
1st Lt., William Hun
2d Lt., Jacob G. Lansingh
Ens'n, Cornelius Wendell

6th Company.
Capt., John N. Bleecker
1st Lt., John Jas. Beeckman
2d Lt., Casparns Pruyn
Ens'n, Nicholas Marselis.

Changes in the Regiment March 8, 1780.*

October 20; 1779.

Richard Hilton, Ensign in Capt. Jiroliman's Company, vice William Hilton, app'd by mistake.

Jacob Rooseboom, 1st Lieut. in Capt. Hogan's Comp., vice John Q. Mercelius, declined.

Garret W. Van Schaick, 3d Lieut , vice Rooseboom.

William Bloodgood, Ensign, vice Van Schaick.

Jacob Bleecker, Junr., 1st Lieut. in Capt. Mercelius' Comp., vice Jacob Bleeck, Junr., app'd by mistake.

Nicholas H. Bleecker, Ensign same Comp., vice Anthony Egbertse, declined; 2d Lieut March 3,1780, vice Groesbeck; 1st Lieut., vice Groesbeck, cashiered, March 26, 1781.

John F. Visscher, 2d Lieut. in Capt. Hun's Comp., vice Martin Beeckman, Junr., refused.

Abr'm A. Lansingh, Ensign same Comp., vice Anth'y Grosebeck, removed out of beat

Isaac I. Fonda, Ensign in Capt. De Forrest's Comp., vice Jacob H. Wendal, declined.

March 3, 1780.

Abraham Cuyler, Colonel, vice Lansingh, resigned.

Harmanus Wendell, Lieut. Col., vice Ten Broeck, resigned.

John Price, Major, vice Wendell, promoted

Abraham I. Yates, Captain, vice Price

John Scott, 1st Lieut., vice Yates.

Tho's Hun, 2d Lt., vice Scott

John Bogart, Ensign, vice Hun, re-appointed, March 26, 1781.

Gerrit Groesbeck, Captain of the Company heretofore commanded by Isaac De Forrest, who declined.

Ab'm Schuyler, 1st Lieut., vice Groesbeck.

Isaac A. Fonda, 2d Lieut., vice Schuyler.

Coenradt Gansevoort, Ensign, same Comp.

Gerrit Rykeman, yr. Mr., vice E. van Veghten.

Jacob Roseboom, Captain of the Company heretofore commanded by Henry Hogan, who declines.

Garret W. Van Schaick, 1st Lieut., vice Rooseboom.

John A. Wendell, 2d Lieut, vice Van Schaick.

Wm. Bloodgood, Ensign

Wm. Groesbeck, 1st Lieut. in Nichi's Mercelius' Comp., vice Jacob Bleecker, declined.

John I, Fonda, Ensign, vice Bleecker, promoted; 2d

Lieut., March 26, 1781, vice Bleecker, promoted.

June 20, 1780.

Coenradt Gansevoort, 2d Lieut. in Capt. Gerrit Groesbeck's Company, vice Isaac A. Fonda, deceased.

Jacob Hoghstrasser, Ensign same Comp., vice Gansevoort.

March 26, 1781.

John F. Visscher, 1st Lieut in Hun's Comp , vice John Onderdonk, cashiered.

Cornelius Wendell, 2d Lieut., vice Visscher, prom'd.

Petrus Van Bergen, Ensign, same Comp., vice Ab'm A. Lansing, removed out of beat.

John Scott, Captain of the Company formed out of Abr'm I. Yates' (resigned), and Jeroliman's (cashiered) Companys.

Thomas Hun, Jun'r 1st Lieut., vice Scott.

Richard Htlton, 2d Lieut., vice Hallenbeck, resigned.

John Bogart, Ensign.

Isaac Lansingh, 1st Lieut., (In Jeroliman's Company, resigned.)

Bernardus Hollenbeck, 2d Lieut., (In Jeroliman's Company, resigned.)

Nich's Bleecker, 1st Lt. Merselius Co., vice Groesbeck, cashiered.

John Fonda, 2d Lt., vice Bleecker.

Jacob Van Deusen, Ensign, vice Fonda.

Hendrick Van Veghten, Adjutant, vice V. A. Douw.

* From Minutes of Council of Appointment
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