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Creator:
New York (State). Commissioners of the Land Office
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1870
 
 
Dates:
1784-1796, 1807-1892
 
 
Abstract:  
The Commissioners of the Land Office were appointed to direct the disposition and granting of unappropriated state lands. This series consists of minutes documenting the approval, rejection, or direction of other actions concerning land grant applications and related land matters..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

2
Creator:
New York (State). Department of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3302
 
 
Dates:
1707, 1 Jul
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of the deed is for lands in Schaghticoke, which was in Albany County in 1707, but is now in Rensselaer County, New York..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

3
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0324
 
 
Dates:
1874-1912
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence created by the Secretary of State's deputies in the course of managing the state's publicly-owned lands. Correspondence relates to issuing of letters patent; recording and filing of land title documents; and responding to public inquiries .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

4
Creator:
New York (State). Department of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1892
 
 
Dates:
1664-1679, 1695-1842
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of a partial set of volumes containing summary information about land patents awarded by New York Colony and New York State. The volumes abstract, in rough chronological order, patents awarded from 1664-1679 and 1695-1842; however, patents awarded to veterans of the French and Indian .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

5
Creator:
New York (State). Department of State
 
 
Abstract:  
This geographical register of lots and parts of lots in the Military Tract includes: name of township; lot number; acreage; subdivision; patentee name; patent date; and volume and page references to series 12943. Letters Patent. Also included is a copy of series A0476. The Balloting Book, and Other .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

6
Creator:
New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor
 
 
Abstract:  
The series consists of volumes recording sales of state lands belonging to the state's general funds, school fund, canal fund, and literature fund. Volumes may provide date of sale; name of tract or township; lot number; acreage; minimum price per acre and per lot; price; amount of bond executed by .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

7
Creator:
New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A4014
 
 
Dates:
1796-1873
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains records relating to sales of state lands, some titled "Book of Sales," listing: lots, amounts paid, amounts due, names of purchases, and town or tract..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

8
Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1884
 
 
Dates:
1753-1770
 
 
Abstract:  
The governor issued these warrants directing the attorney general to prepare letters patent. These patents transferred title to land from the colonial government to private owners whose application to purchase land had been approved following a survey. Each warrant contains governor's name; attorney .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

9
Creator:
New York (State). Commissioners of the Land Office
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0177
 
 
Dates:
1785-1798
 
 
Abstract:  
Described as "Original Minutes" in the 1852 published catalogue of the State Library, these minutes are rough drafts which were then transcribed into Series B1870, Minutes, which remains the official record. The practice of retaining "Original Minutes" was probably discontinued in 1798. This volume .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

10
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0179
 
 
Dates:
1680-1751
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of severely burned fragments of original drafts of letters patent issued by the governor of the province of New York in the name of the king of England. Prior to the New York State Capitol fire of 1911, the series most likely included six volumes of original drafts, arranged in .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

11
Creator:
New York (State). Board of Appraisers
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3121
 
 
Dates:
1664-1899
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains geographical indexes to lands conveyed by the State of New York by letters patent. Information includes: lot number; acreage; name of patentee; date of patent; and volume and page number reference to the patent in series 12943, Letters Patent..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

12
Creator:
New York (State). Surveyor General
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A4007
 
 
Dates:
1784-1794
 
 
Abstract:  
This series serves as a record of original grants of state land to private owners, listing persons who received patents for New York State lands. Settlers seeking land grants applied to the governor, who ordered the surveyor general to survey the requested land before approving the grant. Information .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

13
Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1885
 
 
Dates:
1721-1776
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains mostly warrants of survey but includes also a few unrelated legal documents. Colonial governors ordered surveys of all lands for which settlers applied for purchase. The warrants are the governor's orders to the surveyor general to carry out the survey. They provide name of governor; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

14
Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1886
 
 
Dates:
1683-1686, 1750-1770
 
 
Abstract:  
Surveys in this series contain description of land; purchaser's name; location of land; and return date. The warrant of survey, giving government authorization for the survey to be done, is sometimes included also. Philip Welles did most of the surveys; a few were done by Robert Fullerton..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

15
Creator:
New York (State). Surveyor General
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0284
 
 
Dates:
1794-1812
 
 
Abstract:  
This register details lands sold under the auspices of the Surveyor General's Office. It is divided into multiple sections based on the tract being sold and the date it was sold. For each tract, information generally includes township, lot number, number of acres, purchaser name(s), and amount..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

16
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0325
 
 
Dates:
1831-1905
 
 
Abstract:  
The letter books consist of handwritten and typewritten copies of outgoing correspondence sent by the New York Secretary of State. The letters deal with various subjects, including the publication and dissemination of state laws; applications for land grants; resolutions of the Commissioners of the .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0447
 
 
Dates:
1764-1797
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of records of land grants by letters patent for military service. Grants were made to individuals holding land bounty rights originally issued to commissioned officers and private soldiers who served in New York Continental regiments during the Revolutionary War. Series also includes .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
New York (State). Department of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1507
 
 
Dates:
1791
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of letters patent to William Basset for lot 95 in the Township of Homer, Montgomery County. One hundred acres in the southeast corner is reserved to the state, and five of every one hundred acres is to be reserved for highways. The patent was issued with the condition that the settlement .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

19
Creator:
New York (State). Office of General Services. Bureau of Land Management
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B2321
 
 
Dates:
1802-1917, 1943-1965, 1967-2008
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of applications for grants to lands under water. Each file typically consists of an application and accompanying map. Information on the application includes applicant name; date; attorney's name; notes related to the final determination of application; date patent was ordered to .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
New York (State). Department of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3123
 
 
Dates:
[ca. 1820]
 
 
Abstract:  
This volume contains abstracts of patents for bounty lands granted to Revolutionary War veterans, copies of which are in series A0447, Military Patents. Information includes: date of letters patent; name of patentee; name of township; lot number; acreage and county and town where lot was located ca. .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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