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Register of expenditures for Surveyor General and State Engineer and Surveyor's Offices

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 expenditures of Surveyor General and State Engineer and Surveyor's Offices kept for the state's internal auditing needs. Expenses include newspaper advertisements of public land sales, printing and binding for other than advertising, surveying and appraising of land; employment of clerks and amount of certificate of payment and postage.
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0.3 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1839-1871
Bulk Dates:
bulk 1839-1848
Series Number:
B0261

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By type of expense and therein chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

These are records of expenditures kept for the state's internal auditing needs.

Expenses are for: printers' bills paid for newspaper advertisements of public land sales, 1844-1871, providing date, name of newspaper, land to be sold, length of time advertisement ran, and amount paid; printing and binding for other than advertising, 1844-1847, providing date, to whom paid, work done, and cost; surveying and appraising land, 1845-1848, providing date, to whom paid, work done, and amount paid; employment of clerks, 1848-1849, providing date, name of clerk, dates employed, and amount of certificate of payment; and postage, 1839-1846, providing date, destination of letter, and amount paid.

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