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be a certification by the consistories of the Poughkeepsie and Fishkill churches as to the organization of the Fishkill church, and an agreement to call a minister from Holland for the two churches, resulting in a call to the Rev. Cornelius Van Schie, and is dated at Poughkeepsie, Sept. 30, 1734. A fac-simile of the paper, with original signatures also, is contained in the earliest record book of the Poughkeepsie church. Appended to the document are the following signatures:

PETER DU BOYS.
LEONARDUS VAN CLEES.
ABRAHAM BRINKERHOFF. .
ABRAHAM Cuis.
JOHANNES VAN KLEECK.
ABRAHAM BRINKERHOFF.
ELIAS VAN BENSCHOUTEN.
JOHANNES COERTEN VAN

VOORHEES.

MYNHARDT VAN DE BO

GART.
HENDRICK PHYLYRS.
PIETER VAN KLEECK.
HANS DE LANGE.
HENRY VAN DER BURGH.
JACOBUS SWARTWOUT.
HENDRICK PELLS.

The second recorded church paper is an agreement (in the Dutch language) between the churches of Fishkill and Poughkeepsie, through their consistories, to send for a minister from Holland after the departure of the Rev. C. van Schie, apperided to which are nine signatures, among which is that of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.

A request (in the Dutch language) for a minister from : Holland, addressed to the Rev. H. L. Beels, promising to

raise the salary from £80 to £100, appended to which are seven signatures, among which is that of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.

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A call (in the Dutch language) to the Rev. Johannis Clemaar, appended to which are eleven signatures, among which is that of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.

Another call for a minister from Holland, appended to which are eleven signatures, among which is that of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.

A letter of the trustees of the Fishkill and Poughkeepsie churches, dated 1745, accepting the Rev. Benjamin Meynema, appended to which are twenty-three signatures, among which are those of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.
JOHANNIS VAN VOORHEES, JUNIOR.

A list of the members of the church, made September 2, 1744, in which are the names of

JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.
JOHANNIS VAN VOORHEES, JUNIOR.
GERRITJE VAN BENSCHOUTEN.
COERT VAN VOORHEES.

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In the possession of Mr. William Henry Van Voorhis, of
Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, is the following deed, which has
never been recorded :
JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES Deed dated November 14,
To

1733
COERT VAN VOORHEES. Conveys land at Fishkill.

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In the County Clerk's office of Duchess County is recorded the following deed: JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES, of the Fishkills, Rombout

Deed dated Jan. 10, 1735 ;

recorded Liber 9, p. 92. Precinct, To

Conveys land at Fishkill.
JOHN BRINKERHOFF,

The family Bible of Johannes Coerte Van Voorhees having passed at his death into the possession of his eldest son, Coert, and on the death of Coert, into the possession of his eldest son, Henry, is now the property of Mr. John Courtland Van Voorhis, of Malden, Mass., a grandson of the said Henry, and contains entries of births and marriages by Johannes Coerte Van Voorhees, Coert Van Voorhees, Johannis Van Voorhees, Junior, and Elias Dubois, a sonin-law of Johannes Coerte Van Voorhees--the entries by Johannes Coerte Van Voorhees and Coert Van Voorhees being in the Dutch language.

The following entries are by Johannes Coerte Van Voorhees. Ick, Johannes Koerten, ben Geboren Den 20 April, in Het

yaer 1683. Ick, Barbara Van Dick, ben Geboren Den 20 December,

in Het yaer 168– Wy Zien Getrout in Het yaer 1703, Den 19 November.

Janetie Van Voor Hees is Geboren in Het yaer 1704, Den

15 September. Koert Van Voor Hees is Geboren in Het yaer 1706, Den

5 April.

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