1900s

EXCERPTS FROM the Records of the Trustees of East-Hampton, 1926-1939.

Transcribed by Jeannette Rattray under the direction of Judith Hope, Supervisor, Mary A. Fallon, Councilwoman, and Carleton Kelly, Historian.  

April 15, 1930

The following members were present: Clinton H. Edwards, Capt. John Philips, David G. Mulford, J. Everett Hand,  Emmett C. Miller, George Schellinger, George Sears, W. E. Talmage and Wm. M. Wood.

Mr. Maurice V. Blomerth came before the meeting with two propositions- No.1 to do dredging in front of his property on the Creek at Hook Pond; the other for the privilege to cross the extreme end of Lily Pond with a road leading from Lily Pond highway in a Northwest direction to the Apaquogue Road.” 

“The whole board of Trustees were invited to inspect a development at the North end of Three Mile Harbor.”

March 6, 1931

Be it resolved, that the Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of East Hampton convey to Dennistoun M. Bell of Amagansett, N.Y., all the right, title and interest of the Town of East Hampton in and to the following described land, viz.:  All that certain tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of East Hampton, County of Suffolk and State of New York lying between the waters of Gardiners Bay and other property of said Dennistoun M. Bell, bounded and described as follows: Northwesterly by the Southeasterly line or side of Barnes Hole Road; Northwesterly and Easterly by the waters of Gardiners Bay; Southeasterly by the Northwesterly line or side of Albert’s Landing Road and Westerly and Southwesterly by other land of said Dennistoun M. Bell.”

May 31, 1931

Be it resolved, That the Trustees lease to the Town Board for a term of five years at one dollar per year, the property acquired by the Trustees from Mr. Bell at Fresh Pond; said property to be used for the purpose of bathing and picnicking and to be policed by the Town Board.”