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Abstracts of land grants

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 consists of abstracts of land grants held by the Treasurer’s Office. Information includes Governor's name and date, patentees, rents reserved and other services, book and folio, denomination and description of the land, and observations. Land grants for the following counties are listed: Albany, Charlotte, Cumberland, Gloucester, Kings, New York, Orange, Dutchess, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk, Tryon, Ulster, and Westchester.
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Quantity:
1.4 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1666-1775
Series Number:
A3199

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of ten folio volumes, each containing: Governor's name and date, patentees, rents reserved and other services, book and folio, denomination and description of the land, and observations. Land grants for the following areas are listed: Albany County (1665-1775), Charlotte County (1772-1775), Cumberland County (1766-1772), Gloucester County (1770-1775), Kings County (1667-1740), New York County (1665-1755), Orange and Dutchess Counties (1685-1775), Queens County (1665-1767), Richmond County (1664-1716), Suffolk County (1665-1735), Tryon County (1772-1775), Ulster County (1666-1774), and Westchester County (1666-1771).

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Restricted: documents with severe burn damage are closed to use.

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