HUDSON CHAPTER, NO. 6, R. A. M.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK
By Captain Franklin Ellis161
The charter of this organization was granted by the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of the Northern States, dated March 15, 1798, and signed by De Witt Clinton, Deputy Grand High-Priest; Thomas Frothingham, Deputy Grand King; Jedeiah Sanger, Deputy Grand Scribe.
Its first officers were Samuel Edmonds, M. E. H. P.; Thomas Frothingham, E. King; Elisha Jenkins, E. Scribe.
The Past High-Priests now living are James Batchellor, John Hamlin, Cornelius Bortle, Harloe H. Crandall, Theodore Snyder, John Alger, George Barker, Thomas Borden.
Officers for 1878: A. J. Gifford, M. E. H. P.; Richard Kidney, E. Scribe; S. C. McArthur, E. King; Jean Bach, Treas.; James M. Punderson, Sec.; Henry Kertz, Capt. Host; Almon Snyder, P. S.; Lewis B. Little, R. A. C.; W. H. Scovill, M. 3d V.; W. R. Elting, M. 2d V.; R. Moores, M. 1st V. The present membership is one hundred and twenty-five.