Digital Collections

Letters patent

Identifier: 12943
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 5806
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: Letters patent (commonly called a "patent") convey a grant of real property from a government to a person or persons. This series contains patents granted since 1664 by either the governor of the province of New York in the name of the king of England or the state of New York. Patents are arranged in chronological order by book and page number. They are indexed by name of grantee and by location.