The following rights and privileges Viz. The exclusive right of the said party of the first part to the trout fishing in the pond and Stream at South Haven town aforesaid from the Mill dam Northerly to the rail road. [That is, the party of the second part, the Suffolk Association, got the exclusive right of the party of the first part, Samuel Carman, to the trout fishing.] Also as long as the said parties of the second part lease or leases And have the exclusive right of the said pond and stream for trout fishing and the right of any preserving and prosecuting any person or persons taking or claiming the said Trout in the pond or stream. They also have the privilege of trout fishing in any waters south of the Mill dam belonging to the said party of the first part. Also the privilege of turning out increasing preserving hunting and Shooting game without doing unnessary [sic.] damage to the said property On all lands now in possession of the said party of the first part on the same while in the possession of his heirs executors or administrators during the period of the said lease or leases. It being understood that should the said party of the first part his heirs executors or administrators sell any of the above premises except the Pond and Stream the above privilege ceases on the same conveyed 1 2 3.
Here is the first part of the 1865 law:
AN ACT for the incorporation of societies or clubs for certain social and recreative purposes.
Passed April 11, 1865.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Certificate to be filed. 1. Any five or more persons of full age, citizens of the United States, a majority of whom shall be also citizens of this state, who shall desire to associate themselves for social, gymnastic, esthetic, musical, yachting, hunting, fishing, batting, or lawful sporting purposes, may make, sign and acknowledge before any officer authorized to take the acknowledgment of deeds in this state, and file in the office of the secretary of state, and also in the office of the clerk of the county in which the office of such society shall be situated, a certificate in writing, in which shall he stated the name or title by which such society shall be known in law, the particular business and object of such society, the number of trustees, directors or managers to manage the same, and the names of the trustees, directors or managers for the first year of its existence ; but such certificate shall not be filed, unless by the written consent and approbation of one of the justices of the supreme court of the district in which the principal office of such company or association shall be located, to be indorsed on such certificate; but nothing in this act contained shall authorize the incorporation of any society or club for any purpose repugnant to any statute of this state or prohibited thereby.
Liber 138 Page 427Joseph Grafton and Elizabeth (Remsen) Grafton, his wife, to "The Suffolk Club"19 Apr 1866$16,000This IndentureMade the nineteenth day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and Sixty SixBetweenJoseph Grafton of the city of New York and Elizabeth his wifeparties of the first partAnd"The Suffolk Club: an association duly inoperated [sic.] under the act of the Legislature of the State of New York passed April 11th 1865 Entitled an Act for the incorporation of societies or clubs for certain social and recreative purposes" and the amendment thereto passed May 1st 1865of the second part.Witnesseth Thatthe said parties of the first part for and in consideration of theSum of Sixteen Thousand Dollarslawful Money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said parties of the second part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledgedhave granted , bargained, sold, aliened remised, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain sell alien remise, release, convey and confirmunto the said parties of the second part and to their successors and assigns for ever.All that certain piece and parcel of land lying and being in the town of Brookhaven in the County of Suffolk and State of New York and bounded and described as follows viz.Beginning at a point on the Northerly side of the Girrard road running from South Haven to Yaphank station adjoining apiece of land lately belonging to Zophas Tooker deceased at a stone and recently purchased by Samuel Carman:from thence running North eighty three degrees and thirty Minutes West, Three hundred and eighty feet nine inchesthence north seventy three degrees and forty minutes West one hundred and forty feet,thence north sixty four degrees and forty minutes West four hundred and seventy one feet and two inches;thence north sixty-eight degrees and fifty five minutes West two hundred and ninety feet, two inches,thence north seventy two degrees and thirty minutes west one hundred and sixty feet and nine inches;thence north fifty degrees five degrees and thirty minutes West One hundred and fifty nine feet two inches,thence north sixty six degrees West one hundred and seventy-nine feet, ten inches;thence north nine degrees East, two hundred and twenty four feet,thence north nineteen degrees and thirty minutes East, one hundred and ninety seven feet seven inches;Thence north twenty-six degreed and ten minutes East two hundred and ninety nine feet six inches,thence north nineteen degrees and ten minutes East, six hundred and fifty nine feet six inches;etc., etc.thence south six degrees West, five hundred feet to the place of BeginningExcepting and reserving from said described premises a parcel of said premises containing about one acre, and on which Isaac M Wright has erected an house and outhouses.Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversers ions, remainder and remainders, rents issues and profits thereof.And also all the Estate right, title, interest, dower rights of dower property possession claim and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity, of the said parties of the first part, of, in, or to the above described premises and every part, o, in or to the above described premises and every part and parcel thereof, with, with the appurtenances.To Have and To Hold all and singular the above mentioned and described premises, together with the appurtenances unto the said parties of the second part their successors or assigns, for ever