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New York State Comptroller's Office Land Tax Bureau Register of Lands Sold by the Surveyor General

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 records land sold by the Surveyor General. Volumes list date of bond; obligor of bond; lot; tract; acre; date and amount of first payment; amount of bond; date of delivery to State Comptroller; previous debtor for reverted land (where relevant) and year of reversion; and amount due of reversion.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1835-1881
Series Number:
A1337

Arrangement

Chronological then by type of fund: general fund, common school fund, literature fund.

Administrative History

These volumes record land sold by the Surveyor General in accordance with laws of 1791, 1794, and ensuing similar legislation.

Scope and Content Note

This series records land sold by the Surveyor General. Volumes list date of bond; obligor of bond; lot; tract; acre; date and amount of first payment; amount of bond; date of delivery to State Comptroller; previous debtor for reverted land (where relevant) and year of reversion; and amount due of reversion.

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