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New York State Surveyor General Description of Lots Granted to New Yorkers in Compensation for Land Lost to Vermont

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:
These lots were in a tract set aside by New York State for grants to persons who lost land as a result of the New York-Vermont boundary dispute. The descriptions of lots provide lot number, boundaries, and number of acres in each lot.
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0.5 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1788
Series Number:
A4010

Arrangement

Geographic by location of lots.

Scope and Content Note

These descriptions of lots of land provide: lot number; boundaries; and number of acres in each lot. These lots, in a tract set aside by New York State, were to be granted to persons who had lost land as a result of the New York-Vermont land dispute. These records were created pursuant to orders from the Commissioners of the Land Office dated September 10, 1787.

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Custodial History

This volume has also been referenced as "Description of Lots in the Town of Clinton in Montgomery County Set Apart for Vermont Sufferers."

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