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The Treasurer is custodian of all moneys paid into the Treasury; and money owing by the State is paid by him upon proper warrants. He is a Commissioner of the Land Office, a Commissioner of the Caual Fund, a member of the Canal Board, a member of the State Board of Canvassers, a member of the State Board of Audit, one of the custodians of the old State Hall, and a trustee of Union College. No transfer of securities held by the Superintendent of the Iusurance Department or by the Superintendent of the Banking Department is valid unless countersigned by the Treasurer. He is also vested by law with certain special powers in regard to the sale and conversion of securities held by the Superintendent of the Insurance Department in trust for insolvent insurance companies. He is elected biennially and receives a salary of $5,000. He has the appointment of a deputy, and several clerks.






Peter B. Livingston.
Gerardus Bancker, .
Robert McClallen
Abraham G. Lansing..
David Thomas..
Abraham G. Lansing.
David Thomas.
Charles Z. Platt.
Gerret L. Dox..
Benjamin Knower.
Abraham Keyser, Jr.
Gamaliel H. Barstow
Abraham Keyser
Gamaliel H. Barstow.
Jacob Haight ...
Thomas Farrington
Benjamin Enos...
Thomas Farrington

New York city

Sept. 17, 1776 New York City.

April 1, 1778 Albany, Albany Co.... March 10, 1798 Albany, Albany Co.... Feb. 8, 1803 Salem, Washington Co....

5, 1808 Albany, Albany Co..

8, 1810 Salem, Washington Co... 18, 1812 Albany, Albany Co..

10, 1813 Albany, Albany Co..

12, 1817 Albany, Albany Co.. Jan. 29, 1821 Schoharie, Schoharie Co. Nov. 25, 1824 Nichols, Tioga Co.... Feb. 16, 1825 Schoharie, Schoharie Co.

14, 1826 Nichols, Tioga Co....

5, 1838 Catskill, Greene Co..

4, 1839 Owego, Tioga Co....

7, 1842 De Ruyter, Madison Co..

3, 1845 Owego, Tioga Co........

2, 1846

Alvah Hunt..

Greene, Chenango Co..
James M. Cook

Ballston Spa, Saratoga Co
Benjamin Welch, Jr.*. Buffalo, Erie Co.
Elbridge G. Spausding.. Buffalo, Erie Co
Stephen Clark

Albany, Albany Co...
Isaac V. Vanderpoel. Buffalo, Erie Co...
Philip Dorsheimer Buffalo, Erie Co...
William B. Lewis.. Brooklyn, Kings Co..
George W. Schuyler. Ithaca, Tompkins Co
Joseph Howland Matteawan, Dutchess Co.
Wheeler H. Bristol Owego, Tioga Co.....
Thomas Raines.

Rochester, Monroe Co..
Charles N. Ross

Auburn, Cayuga Co James Mackin..

Fishkill on-the-Hudson,

Dutchess Co......

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* Election contested; succeeded Cook on above date.





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Egbert Benson* Jamaica, Queens Co..

May 8, 1771 Richard Varick.. New York City...

14, 1788 Aaron Burr... New York City.

Sept. 29, 1789 Morgan Lewis. Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co.. Nov. 8, 1791 Nathaniel Lawrence, Hempstead, Queens Co.... Dec, 24, 1792 Josiah 0. Hoffman.. New York City.....

Nov. 13, 1795 Ambrose Spencer. Hudson, Columbia Co.. Feb. 3, 1802 John Woodworth Albany, Albany Co..

3, 1804 M. B. Hildreth.. Johnstown (then) Montg'y Co Mar, 18, 1808 A. Van Vechten. Albany, Albany Co...

Feb. 2, 1810 M. B. Hildreth. Johnstown (then) Montg'y Co

1, 1811 Thos. Addis Emmett New York City.

Aug. 12, 1812 A. Van Vechten... Albany, Albany Co.

Feb. 13, 1813 Martin Van Buren Albany, Albany Co..

17, 1815 Thomas J, Oakley... Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co.. July 8, 1819 Samuel A. Talcott... Utica, Oneida Co.....

Feb. 12, 1821 Samuel A. Talcott.. Utica, Oneid Co..

8, 1823 Greene C. Bronson.. Utica, Oneida Co.

27, 1829 Samuel Beardsley Utica, Oneida Co..

Jan. 12, 1836 Willis Hall.. New York City

Feb. 4, 1839 George P. Barker.. Buffalo, Erie Co.

7, 1842 John Van Buren... Albany, Albany Co..

3, 1845

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Ambrose L. Jordan.. Hudson, Columbia Co
Levi S. Chatfield + Laurens, Otsego Co
Gardner Stow . Troy, Rensselaer Co
Ogden Hoffman New York City:..
Stephen B. Cushing.. Ithaca, Tompkins Co..
Lyman Tremain.. Albany, Albany Co..
Charles G. Myers .. Ogdensburgh, St. Law. Co...
Daniel S. Dickinson, Binghamton, Broome Co.
John Cochrane. New York City.
John H. Martindale.. Rochester, Monroe Co.
M. B. Champlain Cuba, Allegany Co.,
Francis C. Barlow New York City..
Daniel Pratt.... Syracuse, Onondaga Co
Charles S. Fairchild. Albany, Albany Co..
A. Schoonmaker, Jr.! Kingston, Ulster Co....

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* Appointed by an ordinance of the Convention; commissioned January 15, 1778.

Resigned November 23, 1853. * Appointed vice Chatfield, resigned.

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