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Outgoing correspondence regarding land matters

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 letters from the State Engineer and Surveyor regarding applications for land grants, usually lands under water, by individuals, businesses, or towns; scheduling of land sales; requests to publish notices of land sales; hearings notice on applications to work mines; requests for copies of maps, sales, and survey records; State Engineer and Surveyor requests for maps, memoranda, receipts, or other records; and instructions on preparing maps to be submitted with land grant applications.
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Quantity:
1 cu. ft. (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1890-1898
Bulk Dates:
bulk 1890-1892, 1897-1898
Series Number:
B0268

Arrangement

Chronological by date of letter.

Scope and Content Note

These are letterpress copybooks of manuscript or typed letters from the State Engineer and Surveyor regarding: the processing of applications for land grants, usually for land under water, by individuals, businesses, or towns; scheduling of land sales; requests to newspapers or publishers to publish notices of land sales; notice of hearings on applications to work mines; replies to requests for copies of maps or other records of sales and surveys; requests for copies of maps, memoranda, receipts, or other records needed by the State Engineer and Surveyor; and instructions on how to prepare maps to be submitted with land grant applications.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

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Volume list.

Indexed alphabetically by name in front of each volume.

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