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New York State Secretary of State Indexes and Translations of Dutch Patents

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series includes a manuscript index to Volumes GG and HH of Dutch colonial land patents, and Volume II of Dutch colonial deeds. The index to Volumes GG and HH is arranged by volume and then by first letter of surname of grantee. It lists page number, grantee name, location of patent, and year. The index to Volume II is chronological and lists date, names of grantor and grantee, location of land, and page number. Series also includes manuscript translations of Volumes GG, HH, and II.
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Quantity:
0.6 cubic feet (4 volumes) Copies: 2 microfilm reels (1 duplicate); 35mm.
Inclusive Dates:
1630-1674
Series Number:
A0480

Scope and Content Note

This series includes a manuscript index to Volumes GG and HH of Dutch colonial land patents, and Volume II of Dutch colonial deeds. The index to Volumes GG and HH is arranged by volume and then by first letter of surname of grantee. It lists page number, grantee name, location of patent, and year. The index to Volume II is chronological and lists date, names of grantor and grantee, location of land, and page number.

Series also includes manuscript translations of Volumes GG, HH, and II. Translation of Volume GG indicates that it was deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State by the translator, Cornelius D. Westbrook, on July 23, 1841. Translation of Volume HH indicates that it was deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State by the translator, James Van Ingen, on October 18, 1822. Translation of Volume II indicates that it was deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State on September 8, 1826, but translator is not named.

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Access Restrictions

Microfilm is not available for duplication or inter-library loan.

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilmed in 1973 at the Department of State by the Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilm reel 947104 items 1-4. Cataloged as "Translation of Books of Dutch Patents." GSU microfilm has been digitized by FamilySearch. Images can be viewed online at FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries (including the New York State Archives and the New York State Library).

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A4686 Location index to colonial patents and

Series A4690 Location index to deeds and other documents recorded or filed by the Secretary of State and Office of General Services partially index this series

Series A1880 Dutch colonial patents and deeds, contains records indexed by Series A0480

Other finding aids

Modern indexes and translations are found in New York Historical Manuscripts, Dutch: Land Papers, Volumes GG, HH & II, trans. and ed. Charles T. Gehring (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980).

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: A0480-79
1630-1661 Index to Dutch Patents and Deeds, Volumes GG, HH, and II 1 1
1630-1651 Translation of Volume GG of Dutch Patents 1 2
1654-1661 Translation of Volume HH of Dutch Patents 2 3
1652-1653, 1673-1674 Translation of Volume II of Dutch Deeds; Also Includes Volume HH of Dutch Patents Entries from 1664 2 4