New York State Amateur Press Association, 1878-1880
On November 30, 1878, a New York State A.P.A. was formed in Brooklyn, Charles H. Young being chosen President, W. F. Babcock Vice-President, and Will T. Scofield Official Editor. It met in Albany, May 30, 1879, and in Syracuse, November 4, choosing as its officers Charles J. Ficke, President; James J. O'Connell, Vice-President; Thomas H. Parsons, Official Editor. Its last meeting was in New York City, November 18, 1880.