Certificate of endorsement, September 1816
We have examined a map of the state of New-York, including the upper part of the state of Pennsylvania, published by Mr. AMOS LAY, and it appears to us to be accurate, and to contain all the counties up to this time correctly designated, and to be well worthy of public patronage.
James Kent, Chancellor.
John Tayler, Lieutenant Governor.
Jonas Platt, Judge of the S. Court.
Wm. W. Van Ness, do. do.
A. Spencer, do. do.
Ab. Van Vechten, late Attorney General.
M. Van Buren, Attorney General.
James Van Ingen, Clerk in Chancery.
S. Van Rensselaer, late Lieut. Governor.
Elisha Jenkins, Mayor of the city of Albany.
Benjamin Allen, L.L.D. Principal of the Academy in Albany.
Horatio Gates Spafford, A.M. Author of the Gazeteer of New-York.