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Land Partition records

Identifier: 88-00871_88-00872
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 122
Repository: Ulster County Archives
Description: Under Chapter 39 of the Eighth Session of the New York State Legislature, passed in 1785, land that was held under one title by joint tenants, tenants in common, or coparceners could only be divided or partitioned by commissioners appointed by the Court of Common Pleas. Three commissioners were appointed by the court to divide the land equally among the joint tenants. These records consist of proceeding returns of the Court of Common Pleas dating from 1790 until 1850.

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