Receipt for the purchase of land in Pittstown, 1811

Receipt from the New York State Treasurer’s Office to Josiah Masters for the purchase of lot thirteen of the Pittstown Patent. The receipt was also signed by Simeon DeWitt, New York State Surveyor General. These lands were forfeited to the state by attainder of Robert Leake after the American Revolution.
Date Original
June 18 1811
New York State Archives, New York State Engineer and Surveyor. Records of Surveys and Maps of State Lands, 1686-1892. Series A4016-77, Volume 8, Folder 77b.
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