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New York State Comptroller's Office Land Tax Bureau Register of Buyers of State Lands

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This volume is divided into three sections. The first is arranged geographically giving purchaser's name, date of purchase, lot, and account book number and page. The second section begins on page 370 and is arranged by book number of the account books of bonds and mortgages for sales of state lands. Information includes lot number, book number, purchaser's name, and the relevant page. The third section begins on page 425 and lists bonds delivered to the Surveyor General. It is arranged geographically and gives information on lot, purchaser, book number and page, and purchase amount and payment.
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1 cubic foot (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1818-1834
Series Number:
A1335

Arrangement

Sections 1 and 3: Geographic.

Section 2: By book number of Account Books of Bonds and Mortgages for Sales of State Lands (old series A1336).

Administrative History

The sales of state lands documented in this series were made in accordance with a law of 1789, and the records were maintained by the State Comptroller in conjunction with his roll as overseer of the State's financial affairs.

Scope and Content Note

This series is a record of sales of state land. The volume has three basic sections of information. The first is arranged geographically giving purchaser's name, date of purchase, lot, account book number and page, and has a mark that appears to indicate whether it was returned, paid in full, or delivered to the Attorney General. The second set of information begins on page 370 and is arranged by book number of the account books of bonds and mortgages for sales of state lands (old series A1336). Information given here is lot number, book number, purchaser's name, and the relevant page. The third set of information begins on page 425 and lists bonds delivered to the Surveyor General. It is arranged geographically and gives information on lot, purchase, purchaser, book number and page, and has penciled notes relating to the amount and payment.

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Series A1280, Ledgers for bonds and mortgages held by the State of New York, contains accounts of mortgagors whose names appear in series A1335.

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