From Geneva Courier 6 August 1856
At an informal meeting of the Republicans of Gorham and vicinity,
convened at the office of George B. Cook
at Gorham village on
Saturday evening, August 2d, 1856, David Pickett
called to the chair, and J. Bloomingdale
On motion, resolved that an association be formed under the title of
the Gorham Fremont Club.
The following persons were chosen as its officers:
President - David Pickett
Vice Presidents - George B. Cook, J. Bloomingdale, O. J. Rice
Sec'y - Isaac Moor
Treasurer - O. J. Rice
Executive Committee - J. W. Vanarsdale, Jr.; Isaac Moor; A. Brown,
Robert Moody, Henry Douglass; William Squires; Jonathan Phillips; E.
Darwin Bainbridge; Henry Mapes.
On motion, resolved, that the proceedings be published in the County
papers, friendly to the election of Fremont and Dayton.
From Ontario County Times 21 October 1885
The colored Republicans of Geneva have organized a Davenport club
with B. F. Cleggett,
president; Joseph Binks,
G. W. Richardson,
treasurer; and John Bland,
From Ontario County Journal 24 June
The Shortsville Republican club have elected James L. Wisner, Eugene E. Warfield
Clinton L. Ballard
delegates and H. E. Knapp, Charles
and Fred A. Titus
to the Rochester convention.
From Ontario County Journal 1 July 1892
Chapinville, N. Y. -
The Republicans have organized a Club here
with the following officers: president, Frank Marks;
vice-president, Charles Ballard;
second vice-president, Freeland
secretary, Chas. Hathaway;
executive committee, Henry
John Trickey, Geo. Henry, B. E. VanGelder, Walter Bronson;
Rochester, Charles Ballard, Henry Foster, Chas.
alternates, Frank Marks, John Trickey, W. H. Riker.
over thirty members of the club at present.
Farmington, N. Y. -
Last Saturday evening a Republican League
was organized in Grange Hall. Ellery G. Allen
president; A. B. Katkamier,
secretary; and Henry Greene,
Ellery G. Allen, John F. Sadler,
and A. B. Katkamier
regular delegates to attend the State Republican League at
Rochester. The prospect is good for a large membership in the
From Ontario County Journal 8 July 1892
Bristol, N. Y. -
On Saturday evening, July 2, the Bristol
Republican Club was organized with the following officers: President - Geo.
1st vice-president, Geo. S. Wilder;
vice-president, J. M. Hathaway;
secretary, Geo. L. Hicks;
L. C. Reed.
The following were elected as canvassing committee
in the several school districts: No. 1, W. S. Hicks;
R. W. Travis;
No. 3, Curtis Hitchcock;
No. 4, C. A.
No. 5, G. W. Tilton;
No. 6, Edson Tiffany;
Wm. S. Simmons;
No. 8, William Masters;
No. 9, Mark
No. 10, Henry Olmstead;
No. 11, Wilmarth
No. 12, Gooding Packard.
From Ontario County Journal 15 July 1892
Rushville, N. Y. -
The Republican club of Rushville has elected
officers as follows: President, George Goodrich;
D. J. Harkness, E. G. Chapman,
Gorham, William Cole, D.
Potter, W. H. Savage,
committee, Daniel Paddock, George Chapman,
for the town of
Gorham, James Loomis
for the town of Middlesex, L. F.
Fowler, M. J. Wilson,
for the town of Potter; W. H. Reddout,
corresponding secretary; F. P. Harkness,
From Ontario County Journal 19 August 1892
The Republicans of Canadice organized a Harrison and Reid club on
the evening of the 15th, and elected the following officers:
A. H. Tibbals,
president; Thomas Murray
vice-presidents; M. J. Becker,
treasurer; executive committee, to act with the
president and secretary, F. A. Slingerland, E. C. Huff
campaign glee club, L. J. Hyde, F. H. Ingraham
From Geneva Gazette 23 August 1895
The Canandaigua Times
gives a formidable array of
republicans anxious to serve the Ontario constituency in the next
Here is the list:
Lemuel Herendeen, Sam'l D. Willard, Chas. A. Steele and
M. F. Blaine of Geneva.
John C. Parker and Capt. F. L. Brown of Manchester.
W. T. Case, Homer B. Webb and R. M. Peck of West
Harry G. Chapin and R. C. Munson of East Bloomfield.
E. G. Chapman of Gorham.
W. H. Edmonston of Phelps.
Ira N. Deyo and A. J. Gilbert of Richmond.
Chas. G. Sackett and Jean L. Burnett of Canandaigua.
It is not exactly "you pay your money and take your choice," but who
the most money to be made their choice.