Warwick in History – In the year 1797, Francis Baird was elected town clerk, and Robert Armstrong was elected supervisor. At the town meeting, 68 pounds was voted for support of the poor (more)

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“Warwick in History” – In the year 1797, Francis Baird was elected town clerk, and Robert Armstrong was elected supervisor. At the town meeting, 68 pounds was voted for support of the poor and four pounds as an additional sum on wolves’ heads. The apportionment of the school monies by the supervisor of the county to the several towns in the county was as follows: Cornwall, 140 pounds, thirteen shillings; Goshen, 82 pounds, ten shillings; Warwick, 101 pounds, nine shillings; Minisink, 76 pounds, fourteen shillings.
In April of 1800, Francis Baird was elected town clerk and Jacobus Post was elected supervisor. It was voted to raise 150 pounds for maintenance of the poor. Fifty-six pounds and sixteen shillings was raised from licenses and permits. These licenses and permits were for the operation of inns and taverns in the Town of Warwick. Additional monies were also raised by dog taxes.