Research

Cash books for survey and sale of state lands

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 payments made and monies received by the Surveyor General and State Engineer and Surveyor including payments for sale of state land. One volume recording payments and receipts includes date; voucher number; to whom paid or from whom received; and amount paid or received. Other volumes recording land sale payments include payment date: voucher number; lot number; number of acres; location, tract, or village; purchaser; amount sold for; and amount paid.
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Quantity:
1 cu. ft. (4 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1823-1927
Series Number:
A4017

Arrangement

Chronological by date of transaction.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes record payments made and monies received by the Surveyor General and State Engineer and Surveyor.

One volume recording payments and receipts provides: date; voucher number; to whom paid or from whom received; and amount paid or received.

Three volumes recording payments received by the Surveyor General for sales of state land and paid into the treasury provide: date of payment: voucher number; lot number; number of acres; location, tract, or village; purchaser; amount sold for; and amount paid. Some land sales recorded in these volumes are also recorded in Books of Sales of State Land.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A4002, Books of Sales of State Land, includes entries for some sales recorded in this series.

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