History of the Government of the Town of Mamakating
17th George II, A.D. 1743, Dec 17th
Laws of New York, - The Honorable George Clinton, Governor
Chap. DCCLL X. BE IT ENACTED BY THE AUTHORITY AFORESAID, that all the Lands to the Southward of the Town of Rochester, as far as the County of Ulster extends, and to the Westward of the Wallkill Precinct and Shawangunk Precinct as far as the said County extends; shall be, and is hereby erected into a Precinct, by the Name of Mame-kating Precinct;....
Reference: Quinlin, James Eldridge (1873) History of Sullivan County G.M. Beebe and W.T. Morgans, Liberty, NY, pp. 392-393