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Payment receipts for lands purchased at tax sales

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 receipts issued by the State Treasurer for payment for lands sold at Comptroller's tax sales. Each receipt states name of purchaser, amount paid, date of tax sale, and date of receipt. The series is incomplete; not all tax sales are represented.
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Quantity:
3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1859-1926
Series Number:
B0930

Arrangement

Rough chronological order by year, then by purchaser's name.

Scope and Content Note

These receipts were issued by the State Treasurer for payment for lands sold at Comptroller's tax sales.

Each receipt states name of purchaser, amount paid, date of tax sale, and date of receipt. The receipt is signed by the deputy treasurer and counter signed by the Deputy Comptroller. The series is incomplete; only the tax sales of 1859, 1866, 1871, 1895, 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, and 1926 are represented.

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Related Materials

Series A1258, Treasurer's receipts for payments of land purchased at Comptroller's tax sale of 1853, contains receipts from the tax sale of 1853.

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