New York State Office of General Services Bureau of Land Management Grantee Index to Colonial Patents

Held by the New York State Archives

Overview of the Records


New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

This series contains a name index of people who were granted land by the colonial government of New York prior to the American Revolution.
0.1 cubic feet (4 microfilm reels; 35 mm.)
Inclusive Dates:
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Alphabetical by name of grantee.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Microfilm is not available for duplication or interlibrary loan.

Alternate Formats Available

4 microfilm reels : positive; 35 mm. Microfilmed at the Office of General Services in 1973 by the Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilm reels 947842-947845. Cataloged by the GSU as part of a collection called “Patents of the State of New York, 1649-1912.” GSU microfilm has been digitized by FamilySearch. Images can be viewed online at FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries (including the New York State Archives and the New York State Library).

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 12943, Letters Patent, is partially indexed by this series.

Other finding aids

Reel list.

Custodial History

This accession resulted from work by Archives staff in October 1999 to integrate or accession estrayed or unidentified records.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals held by the Office of General Services, Bureau of Land Management.

Access Terms

Corporate Name(s):
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