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Notices from Forest Commission and Commissioners of the Land Office approving sale of state lands

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of copies of resolutions by the Forest Commission approving applications to purchase Forest Preserve lands. Each document gives name and address of applicant, location and acreage of parcel, bid per acre, and a copy of the resolution of the Commissioners of the Land Office approving the sale. Usually receipts from the Treasurer's Office are attached.
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0.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1894
Series Number:
A1383

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of resolutions by the Forest Commission approving applications to purchase Forest Preserve lands, pursuant to a law of 1893.

Each document gives name and address of applicant, location and acreage of parcel, and bid per acre. On the same sheet is a copy of the resolution of the Commissioners of the Land Office approving the sale. Usually receipts from the Treasurer's Office are attached. The endorsement bears a reference to Book of Special Deeds, lot and page number.

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