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Returns of surveys of state land

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 returns of surveys of state land. Information includes name of governor or lieutenant governor; for whom land was surveyed; county and location of land; survey data; date of survey; and name of Surveyor General.
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Quantity:
1 cu. ft. (4 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1750-1787
Series Number:
B0264

Scope and Content Note

This series contains returns of surveys carried out pursuant to warrants from the governor's office providing: name of governor or lieutenant governor; for whom land was surveyed; county and location of land; survey data; date of survey; and name of Surveyor General (volumes 2 and 3). Volume 1 covers 1750-1773; volume 2 covers 1764-1765; and volume 3 covers 1774-1787.

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1886, Returns of surveys, contains earlier returns maintained by the colonial governor of New York.

Other finding aids

Index to volume 1, 1750-1773.

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