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 Tables of Manors, Colonial Patents, Purchases, and Land Grants

Source: Historical and Statistical Gazeteer of New York State by J. H. French; Syracuse NY; published by R. Pearsall Smith, 1860
Transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team

Names

Patentees

Dates

Location and Remarks

Bentley Capt. Ch'r. Billop May 6, 1687 S.W. part of Staten Island, sometimes called "Billop Manor."
Cassiltown John Palmer Mar. 20, 1687 N. part of Staten Island.
Cortlandt Col. Stephanus Courtlandt June 17, 1697 N. part of Westchester co., had 1 Rep. in Gen. Assembly
Fletcher Capt. John Evans Sept. 6, 1694 Canceled.
Fox Hall Capt. Thomas Chambers May 21, 1667 Annexed to Kingston, Mar. 12, 1787.
Gardners Island Earl of Stirling Mar. 10, 1639 With full power as an independent town.
Livingston Robert Livingston June 22, 1668 Columbia co., had 1 Rep in Gen. Assembly.
Marthas Vineyard Matthew Mayhew Apr. 20, 1685 Since annexed to Massachusetts
Morrisania Col. Lewis Morris May 9, 1697 S. point of Westchester co.
Pelbam John Pell Oct. 25, 1687 S.E. border of Westchester co.
Philipsburg Frederick Philipse Apr. 1, 1680 Putnam co.
Plumme Island Samuel Willes Apr. 2, 1675 Plum and Gull Islands.
Rensselaerwyck Killiau Van Rensselaer 1630-1637 Fully organized; represented in Gen. Assembly; confirmed Oct. 17, 1685, May 20, 1704.
St. George Co. Wm. Smith Oct. 5, 1693 In town of Brookhaven, Suffolk co.
Scarsdale Caleb Heathcote Mar. 21, 1701 Westchester co.
Sophy John Paine July 25, 1672 Prudence Island, R. I. Disallowed by R. I., and authority resisted.
Tishury Thos. Mayhew July 8, 1761 Marthas Vineyard, now a part of Massachusetts.
Several of these existed only in name; perhaps a few other patents bore the name of Manors, upon which active settlement were not begun under the Colonial Government.

Tables of the more important Patents
Granted under the English Colonial Government, in the eastern part of New York

Name of Patent

County

Date

Extent in Acres

Patentees

Adaquatangie Patent Otsego May 8, 1770 26,000 Sir William Johnson and others.
Amherst Tracts Hamilton Apr. 6, 1774 40,000 Sir Jeffery Amherst, (2 tracts)
Anaquassacook Patent Washington May 11, 1762 10,000 R. J. F. & W. Schermerhorn and others.
Argyle Patent Washington Mar. 13, 1764 47,450 Duncan Reid and others.
Arieskill Patent Montgomery Nov. 12, 1737 10,000 James De Lancey.
Artillery Patent Washington Oct. 24, 1764 24,000 Joseph Walton and others.
Babington's Patent Delaware May 22, 1770 2,000 Charles Babington.
Bagley's Patents Schenectady June 17, 1737 4,000 Timothy Bagley and others.
Bagley's Patents Montgomery Feb. 9, 1838 6,000 Timothy Bagley and others.
Balfour's Patent Ham. & Warren Mar. 6, 1775 5,000 Henry Balfour (Totten & Crossfield's Pur.)
Banyar's Patent Otsego & Scho. Apr. 14, 1753 4,000 Goldsbrow Banyar and others.
Batavia Patent Greene Apr. 24, 1736 4,200 Vincent Matthews and others.
Bayard's Patent Oneida & Herk. June 12, 1771 50,000 Wm. & Rob. Bayard and others, (Freemason's Patent).
Becker's Patent Schoharie Mar. 19, 1754 6,000 Johannes Becker and others.
Bedlington Patent Delaware May 24, 1770 27,000 John Leake and others.
Beekman's Patent Dutchess June 25, 1703 . . . . . Henry Beekman.
Beekmantown Patent Clinton Mar. 27, 1769 30,000 William H. Beekman.
Belvidere Patent Otsego & Scho. July 6, 1769 100,000 George Croghan and others (2 tracts).
Bishop's Patent Hamilton Apr. 6, 1774 14,000 Wm. Bishop (T. & C. Pur.).
Bleecker's Patent Montgomery Sept. 22, 1729 4,300 Rutger Bleecker and others.
Blenheim Patent Schoharie Nov. 28, 1769 40,000 John Weatherhad and others.
Bradshaw's Patent Washington May 18,1762 23,000 James Bradshaw.
Bradt's Patent Schenectady Feb. 14, 1738 4,000 Kent Bradt and others.
Bradt's Patent Schenectady Dec. 16, 1737 3,870 Kent Bradt and others.
Buffington Patent Schoharie July 13, 1770 4,000 David Buffington.
Burnetsfield Patent Herkimer Apr. 30, 1725 9,400 John Joost Petrie and others (German Flats).
Cambridge Patent Washington July 21, 1761 31,500 Colden, Smith, Banyar, and others.
Campbell's Patent Essex July 11, 1764 5,000 Allen Campbell
Campbell's Patent Hamilton Apr. 5, 1784 4,000 Duncan Campbell, (T. & C. Pur.).
Catskill Patent Greene July 11, 1767 35,500 Martin Garretson Van Bergen and others.
Caughuawaga Patent Montgomery Nov. 4, 1714 2,000 John & Margaret Collins.
Clarke's Patent Delaware May 22, 1770 2,000 James Clarke.
Claus's Patent Fulton Sept. 29, 1770 3,000 Daniel Claus.
Caterskill Patent Oreene Nov. 1, 1695 . . . . . Jacob Lockerman.
Cheesecock's Patent Orange Mar. 25, 1707 . . . . . Ann Bridges and others.
Cherry Valley Patent Otsego Apr. 18, 1738 7,050 John Lindsey and others.
Clifton Park Patent Saratoga Sept. 23, 1708 . . . . . N. Hermanse and others, (Shenondehowa Pat.)
Cobus Kill Patent Schoharie Jan. 15, 1770 40,000 Stephen Skinner and others.
Curry's Patent Mont. & Scho. Nov. 19, 1737 25,000 Wm. Curry and others.
Cosby's Manor Oneida & Herk. June 2, 1734 22,000 Joseph Worrell and others.
Cosby's Manor Schenectady Feb. 9, 1738 6,000 Alex., Ph. & Wm. Cosby
Coxburgh & Carolina Oneida May 30, 1770    
Coxe's Patent Oneida May 30, 1770 47,000 Daniel Coxe and others (s.w. of Mohawk).
Coxe's Patent . . . . . . . . . Jan. 5, 1775 29,000 Daniel Coxe and others (e. of Susquehanna).
Croghan's Patent Otsego June 29, 1770 18,000 Geo. Croghan and others (s. of Mohawk).
Dartmouth Patent Hamilton Oct. 4, 1774 18,036 Jeremiah Van Reusselaer.
Dean's Patent Clinton July 11, 1769 30,000 Elkanah Dean.
De Bernier's Patent Delaware May 22, 1770 2,000 John De Bernier
De Lancey's Patent Montgomery Nov. 12, 1737 10,000 James De Lancey and others (s. of Mohawk).
De Lancey's Patent . . . . . . . . . Aug. 23,1737 5,426 James De Lancey and others (n. of Mohawk).
Edmeston's Patent Otsego July 21, 1770 5,000 Robert Edmeston.
Edmeston's Patent Otsego July 20, 1770 5,000 William Edmeston.
Franklin Patent Otsego June 20, 1770 9,000 Walter Franklin and others.
Franklin Township Delaware Feb. 26, 1770 30,000 Thomas Wharton and others.
Frank's Patent Herkimer Sept. 6, 1765 5,000 Coenradt Frank and others.
Frazer's Patent Greene June 17, 1765 2,000 Hugh Frazer.
Freeman's Patent Schenectady July 3, 1736 5,000 Thomas Freeman.
Friswell's Patent Clinton May 7, 1765 3,000 Joho Friswell.
Gage's Patent Oneida July 6, 1769 18,000 Thomas Gage.
Glazier's Patent Schoharie Sept. 10, 1772 3,000 Beamsley Glazier.
Glen's Purchase Saratoga Aug. 24, 1770 45,000 John Glen, Jr.
Goldsborough Township Delaware June 15, 1770 6,000 Edward Tudor and others.
Grant's Patent Essex Aug. 17, 1764 3,000 Robert Grant.
Greenwich Patent Washington Nov. 11, 1763 10,000 Donald Campbell
Guerin's Patent Montgomery Aug. 29, 1735 4,000 Maynard & Elizabeth Guerin.
Half Moon Patent Saratoga Oct. 13, 1665 . . . . . Peterson Philip Schuyler and others.
Hanson's Patent Saratoga July 17, 1713 2,000 Hendrick Hansen and others.
Hardenburgh Patent Delaware & Sull Apr. 20, 1708 . . . . . Johannes Hardenburgh and others.
Harper's Patent Delaware Dec. 8, 1769 22,000 John Harper, Jr.
Harrison's Patent Montgomery Oct. 11, 1735 4,000 Edward Harrison and others
Harrison's Patent Montgomery Mar. 18, 1722 12,000 Francis Harrison and others
Hartwick Patent Otsego Apr. 22, 1761 21,500 Christian John Hartwick
Haseaclever Patent Herkimer Feb. 27, 1769 18,000 Peter Haseaclever.
Henderson's Patent Herkimer 1739 6,000 James Henderson and others.
Herkimer's Patent Herkimer Apr. 13, 1752 2,324 Joost Johan Herkimer and others.
Holland Patent Oneida Mar. 17, 1769 20,000 Lord Henry Holland.
Hoosick Patent Rens. & Wash. June 3, 1688 . . . . . Maria Van Rensselaer and others.
Huntersfield Patent Schoharie Nov. 3, 1714 10,000 Myndert Schnyler and others (Schoharie Pat.)
Hurley Patent Ulster Oct. 19, 1708 . . . . . Cornelius Cool and others.
Huyk Patent Columbia Oct. 6, 1731 6,000 Burgar Huyk.
Hyde Township Warren Sept. 10, 1774 40,000 Edward Jessup & C. Hyde.
Ingoldsby's Patent Schenectady July 20, 1737 10,000 Geo. Ingoldsby and others.
Jerseyfield Patent Herkimer & Fult. Apr. 12,1770 94,000 Henry Glen and others.
Jessup's Purchase Warren Mar. 21, 1768 11,650 Ebenezer Jessup and others (2 tracts).
Jessup's Purchase Warren Apr. 10, 1772 2,000 Ebenezer Jessup and others.
Johnson's Patent Herkimer Sept. 27, 1765 2,000 Guy Johnson.
Judd's Patent Essex Apr. 16, 1765 2,000 James Judd.
Kakiate Patent Rockland June 25, 1696 . . . . . Daniel Honan and others. (Yachtaucke).
Kayaderosseras Patent Saratoga & War Nov. 2, 1708 . . . . . Manning Hermanse and others (Queensboro).
Kellet's Patent Essex Aug. 7, 1764 2,000 Roger Kellet.
Kempe's Patent Washington May 3, 1764 10,200 John Tabor Kempe.
Kennedy's Patent Essex Aug. 7, 1764 2,000 John Kennedy
Kennedy's Patent Warren Aug. 26, 1774 2,000 Robert Kennedy.
Kinderhook Patent Columbia Mar. 14, 1686 . . . . . John Hendrik De Bruyn and others.
Kingsborough Patent Fulton June 23, 1753 20,000 Arent Stevens and others.
Kingsbury Patent Washington May 18, 1752 26,000 James Bradshaw and others.
Kingsfield Manor 24 miles above Schenectady Dec. 12, 1695    
Klock's Patent Montgomery Dec. 21, 1754 16,000 George Klock and others.
Kortright Patent Delaware Feb. 24, 1770 22,000 Lawrence Kortright.
Lansing's Patent Herkimer June 23, 1753 6,000 Jacob Lansing and others
Lawyer's Patent Schoharie Dec. 29, 1868 36,600 Johannes Lawyer and others.
Lawyer's Patent Schoharie Feb. 6, 1753 2,640 Johannes Lawyer and others.
Lawyer's Patent Schoharie Aug. 14, 1761 5,000 Johannes Lawyer and others.
Leake's Patent Delaware May 22, 1770 5,000 Bohert Leake.
Legge's Patent Essex June 26, 1769 5,000 Francis Legge.
Lindsley's Patent Otsego Aug. 18, 1738 7,050 John Liodsley and others
Lindsley's Patent Otsego Aug. 18, 1738 1,965 John Liodsley and others
Lindsley's Patent Otsego Oct. 7, 1741 2,000 John Liodsley and others
Lindsley & Livingtston's Patent Herkimer Aug. 24, 1730 3,000 John Lindsley & Ph. Livingston.
Lispenard's Patent Otsego Sept. 6, 1770 9,000 Leonard Lispenard and others.
Livingston's Patent Herk. & Mont. Feb. 10, 1762 20,000 Philip Livingston and others.
Livingston's Patent Fulton & Sara. Nov. 8, 1760 4,000 Philip Livingston and others.
Lott's Patent Fulton Sept. 16, 1761 20,000 Abraham Lott, Jr. and others.
Ludlow's Patent Orange Oct. 18, 1731 4,000 Gabriel Ludlow.
Lyne's Patent Herkimer Jan. 2, 1754 20,000 John Lyne and others.
Lyne's Patent Montgomery Aug. 12, 1736 2,000 John Lyne and others.
McCullock's Patent Washington May 3, 1765 4,000 Nathaniel McCullock (2 tracts).
McIntosh's Patent Essex Aug. 7, 1765 3,000 Alexander McIntosh.
McKee's Patent Delaware Jan. 16, 1770 40,000 Alexander McKee and others.
McKee's Patent Delaware Apr. 30, 1770 18,000 Alexander McKee and others.
McLeod's Patent Fulton Sept. 29, 1770 3,000 Norman McLeod.
McNeile's Patent Otsego Apr. 5, 1769 5,928 John McNeile.
McNeile's Patent Herkimer Aug. 15, 1761 4,000 John McNeile.
Magin's Patent Fulton Mar. 31, 1761 6,000 Sarah Magin and others.
Markham's Patent Hamilton Apr. 5, 1774 5,000 William Markham.
Matthews's Patent Greene Apr. 24, 1736 4,200 Vincent Matthews and others (3 tracts).
Mannsell's Patent Washington Mar. 7,1771 5,000 John Maunsell.
Mawighunk Patent Columbia Aug. 4, 1743 . . . . . Stephen Bayard and others.
Mayfield Patent Fulton & Ham. June 25, 1703 . . . . .  
Menzies's Patent Washington Sept. 11, 1764 2,000 Alexander Menzies.
Menzies's Patent Washington Sept. 11, 1764 2,000 Thomas Menzies.
Middlefield Patent Otsego Apr. 18, 1761 29,000 Godfrey Miller and others.
Middleton's Patent Otsego Feb. 24, 1770 5,000 Peter Middleton.
Minisink Patent Sull. & Orange Aug. 28, 1704 . . . . . Matthew Ling and others.
Montresor's Patent Essex June 6, 1765 3,000 John Montresor and others.
Mooney's Patent Washington Oct. 28, 1765 2,000 David Mooney.
Morris's Patent Montgomery Oct. 23, 1722 6,000 Lewis Morris and others.
Morris's Patent Montgomery June 30, 1723 6,000 Lewis Morris and others.
Morris's Patent Schoharie May 24, 1726 3,500 Lewis Morris Jr. and others.
Morris's Patent Montgomery May 24, 1726 2,000 Lewis Morris Jr. and others.
Morris's Patent Otsego 1769 . . . . . Staats Long Morris.
Munroe's Patent Washington Sept. 23, 1764 2,000 Harry Munroe.
Nestigione Patent Saratoga Apr. 22, 1708 . . . . . John Rosie and others.
Nettlefield Patent Otsego Mar. 31, 1770 13,000 Richard Loudon and others.
Nine Partners (Great or Lower) Dutchess May 27, 1697 . . . . . Caleb Heathcote and others.
Nine Partners (Little or Upper) Dutchess Apr. 10,1706 . . . . . Sampson Boughton and others.
North Hampton Patent Fulton Oct. 17, 1741 6,000 Jacob Mase and others.
Ohlong Patent West Chester Put. & Dutchess "June 8, 1731met seq." 50,000 Thomas Hawley and others.
Oothondt's Patent Otsego Aug. 18, 1741 13,000 Vokert Oothondt and others.
Ord's Patent Essex Jan. 31, 1775 5,000 Thomas Ord.
Oriskany Patent Oneida Apr. 18, 1705 . . . . . Thomas Wenham and others.
Otsego Patent Otsego Feb. 3, 1770 69,000 Charles Read and others.
Otsego Patent Otsego Nov. 30, 1769 100,000 Geo. Croghan and 99 others.
Otsquaga Patent Montgomery Sept. 22, 1729 4,300 Rutger Bleecker and others.
Palmer's Patent Richmond Mar. 31, 1687 5,100 Capt. John Palmer.
Panton Tract Warren Oct. 18, 1776 2,000 Francis Panton.
Pincheld Patent Delaware June 22, 1775 30,000 John Rapalje and others.
Preston Patent Hamilton June 27, 1770 14,000 Achilles Preston and others.
Prevost Patent Greene Aug. 15, 1765 5,000 Augustine Prevost.
Prevost Patent Greene Mar. 10, 1768 5,000 Augustine Prevost.
Prevost Patent Delaware 1770 . . . . . Augustine Prevost.
Prevost Patent Orange Jan. 18, 1775 5,000 James Prevost.
Provincial Patent Orange May 2, 1764 26,000 William Crockroft and others.
Queensbury Patent Warren May 20, 1762 23,000 Daniel Prindle and others.
Rhinebeck Patent Dutchess June 8, 1703 . . . . . Henry Beckman.
Richmeyer's Patent Scho. & Greene May 6, 1754 8,000 Ury Righmeyer and others.
Robert's Patent Fulton Sept. 29, 1770 2,000 Benjamin Roberts
Rochester Patent Ulster June 25, 1703    
Ross's Patent Essex Apr. 16, 1765 2,000 James Ross.
Royal Grant Herkimer Apr. 16, 1765 93,000 Sir John Johnson.
Rumbont's Patent Dutchess Oct. 7, 1685 . . . . . Francis Rumbont.
Sacondaga Patent Fulton & Ham. Dec. 2, 1741 28,000 Lendert Gansevoort and others.
Sadachqueda or Saghquate Patent Oneida June 25, 1736 6,000 Frederick Morris and others.
Salem Patent Washington Aug. 7, 1764 25,000 Alexander & James Turner and others.
Saratoga Patent Wash. & Sara. Nov. 4, 1684 . . . . . Peter Schuyler and others.
Sawyer's Patent Wash. & Sara. Oct. 29, 1708 . . . . . Isaac Sawyer.
Schaghticoke Wash. & Rens. July 23, 1761 61,000 Cornelius Van Dyck and others.
Schermerhorn's Patent Washington May 11, 1762 10,000 Ryer Schermerhorn.
Schneider's Patent Washington Aug. 23, 1764 2,000 George Schneider.
Schneider's Patent Rennselaer Mar. 24, 1762 10,000 Hendrick Schneider.
Schuyler's Patent Herk. & Oneida 1755 43,000 David Schuyler and others.
Schuyler's Patent Wash. & Rens. May 19, 1737 11,250 Abm. David Schnyler and others.
Schuyler's Patent Otsego June 3, 1755 43,000 David Schuyler and others.
Schuyler's Patent Washington July 18, 1740 12,000 John Schuyler and others.
Schuyler's Patent Rennselaer July 29, 1737 2,000 John Schuyler and others.
Scott's Patent Scholharie Jan. 2, 1770 42,500 John Morin Scott and others.
Seaton's Patent Greene July 18, 1767 3,000 Sir Henry Seaton.
Servis's Patent Oneida Feb. 28, 1769 25,000 Peter Servis and others.
Sherriff's Patent Warren Oct. 18, 1775 4,000 Charles Skeene and others.
Skeenesboro' Patent Washington Mar. 31, 1765 25,000 Philip Skeene and others.
Skeene's Patent Essex July 30, 1771 3,000 Philip Skeene.
Skinner's Patent Schoharie Jan. 15, 1770 40,000 Stephen Skinner and others.
Small's Patent Essex Apr. 6, 1774 5,000 John Small.
Spaight's Patent . . . . . . . . . Nov. 6, 1767 2,000 William Spaight.
Spornheyer's Patent Schoharie Aug. 23, 1764 2,000 Ernst William Spornheyer and others.
Springfield Patent Otsego Nov. 4, 1741 17,000 John Groesbeck and others.
Staley's Patent Herkimer June 14, 1755 34,000 Rudolph Staley and others.
Starnberg's Patent Schoharie Sept. 30, 1769 3,000 Jacob Starnberg and others.
Starnberg's Patent Schoharie Mar. 19, 1759 3,000 Lambert Starnberg and others.
Steward's Patent Clinton May 7, 1765 2,000 Peter Steward.
Stewart's Patent Hamilton May 27, 1755 24,000 James Stewart and others.
Stewart's Patent Greene Sept. 7, 1771 2,000 Walter Stewart
Stone Arabia Patient Mont. & Fult. Oct. 19, 1723 12,700 John Chr. Garlock and others.
Stone Heap Patent Mont. & Fult. Sept. 15, 1770 15,500 John Bowen and others.
Stony Hill Tract Schoharie Mar. 25, 1768 18,000 Michael Byrne and others.
Stony Point Tract Rockland July 13, 1743 . . . . . Richard Bradley and others.
Stoughton's Patent Essex July 25, 1764 2,000 John Stonghton.
Strasburgh Township Delaware Dec. 4, 1770 37,000 John Butler and others.
Stringer's Patent Schoharie Jan. 12, 1769 2,000 Samuel Stringer.
Sutherland's Patent Washington Sept. 5, 1764 2,000 Erick Sutherland.
Sutherland's Patent Essex Aug. 7, 1764 3,000 Nicholas Sutherland
Swallowfield Patent Westchester Apr. 22, 1708 7,630 George Booth.
Ten Eyck's Patent Schoharie May 30, 1739 3,500 Hendrick Jacob Ten Eyck and others.
Timberman's Patent Herkimer May 30, 1755 3,000 Jacob Timberman and others.
Totten & Crossfield's Purchase Herk. Ham. Essex, Warren      
This tract, embracing 50 townships, was surveyed just before the Revolution, but small portions only were granted until after the war. Among those who received patents for large portions after that period were Robert G. Livingston, Isaac Norton, John G. Leake, Abijah Hammond, Frederick Rylander, Philip Livingston, John Thurman, Jack Watson, Alexander Macomb, Ph. Rockafeller, White Matlack, Enos Mead, Zephaniah Platt, Goldsbrow Banyar, Peter V. B. Livingston, Joshua Merserean, Jonathan Lawrence, Thomas Franklin, Effingham Lawrence, Stephen Crossfield, and others. Extensive tracts have been repeatedly sold for taxes.


Name of Patent

County

Date

Extent in Acres

Patentees

Turloch Patent Schoharie Feb. 21, 1752 18,000 Jacob Borst and others.
Upton's Patent Otsego Mar. 8, 1770 20,000 Clotworth Upton and others.
Van Bergen's Patent Greene July 11, 1767 35,500 Martin Garretson Van Bergen's and others.
Van Dam's Patent Orange Mar. 23, 1709 3,000 Rip Van Dam
Van Rensselaer Patent Sara. & Fult. Oct. 4, 1774 28,964 Jeremiah Van Rensselaer.
Van Slyck's Patent Montgomery Sept. 1, 1716 2,000 Harmon Van Slyck.
Vaughan's Patent Herkimer Apr. 24, 1770 8,000 John Vaughan and others.
Wallace Patent Hamilton Apr. 11, 1770 6,365 Hugh Wallace and others.
Walloomsac Patent Washington June 15, 1739 12,000 Edward Collins and others.
Walter's Patent Westchester Feb. 14, 1701 5,000 Robert Walters.
Walton's Patent Herkimer Aug. 12, 1768 12,000 William Walton and others.
Walton's Patent Delaware Mar. 15, 1770 20,000 William Walton and others.
Watkin's Patent Washington Mar. 2, 1775 2,000 John Watkins.
Wawayanda Patent Orange Apr. 29, 1703 . . . . . Dr. John Bridges.
Wawieghmunck Patent Columbia Aug. 4, 1743 4,380 Wilham and Stephen Bayard.
Weir's Patent . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 18,1775 3,000 Archibald Weir and others.
Wharton's Patent Essex Apr. 15, 1765 3,000 John Wharton.
Whiteboro Township Delaware Mar. 10, 1770 38,000 Henry White and others.
Winne's Patent Herkimer Oct. 6, 1741 2,000 Peter Winne.
Winne's Patent Montgomery Oct. 10, 1741 4,000 Peter Winne and others.
Williams Patent Montgomery Aug. 29, 1735 14,000 Charles Williams and others.
Wilmot Patent Montgomery Aug. 29, 1735 2,000 Anne Wilmot.
Windecker's Patent Montgomery Nov. 12, 1731 2,000 Hartman Windecker.
Wriesberg Patent Essex Feb. 18, 1775 3,000 Daniel Wriesberg.
Young's Patent Otsego & Scho. Oct. 11, 1752 20,000 Frederick Young.
Young's Patent Herkimer Aug. 25, 1752 14,000 Theobald Young and others.

Subdivisions of the Massachusetts Purchase
Of about 6,000,000 acres of lands ceded to Massachusetts by the State of New York at the Hartford Convention, Dec. 16, 1786.

Tracts Parties Date Acres Counties
Phelps and Gorham Massachusetts to Phelps and Gorham Nov. 21, 1788 2,600,000 Allegany, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates.
Phelps and Gorham originally contracted for the whole tract at $1,000,000, payable in a kind of scrip called "Consolidated Securities," then much below par. A rise to par prevented them from fulfilling the agreement
Morris Reserve Massachusetts to Robert Morris May 11, 1791 500,000 Allegany
Triangular Tract Morris to Le Roy, Bayard, & McEvers 87,000 Monroe
Connecticut Tract Morris to Watson, Cragie, & Greenleaf   100,000 Orleans and Genesco
In 1801, conveyed in undivided halves to the State of Connecticut and Sir Wm. Pulteney, the former using part of her School Fund in the purchase. Divided by alternate lots in 1811.
Cragie Tract Morris to Andrew Cragie   50,000 Genesee
Ogden Tract Morris to Samuel Ogden   50,000 Wyoming
Cottinger Tract Morris to Gerrit Cottinger   50,000 Wyoming & Allegany
Forty Thousand Acre Tract Morris to Wilhelm & Jan Willink   40,000 Wyoming & Livingston
Sterritt Tract Morris to Samuel Sterritt   150,000 Allegany
Church Tract Morris to John B. Church   100,000 Allegany
Morris Honorary Creditors' Tract Morris to Creditors   58,570 Allegany & Livingston
Holland Co.'s Purchase Morris to Agents of Holland Company 1792 - 1793 3,600,000 Chautauque, Cattarangus, Allegany, Wyoming, Erie, Genesee, Orleans, and Niagara.
Conveyed in four tracts to the agents of the Holland Co.: viz., 1,500,000, Dec. 24, 1792, to Le Roy and Lincklaen; 1,000,000 Feb. 27, 1793, to Le Roy, Lincklaen, and Boon; 800,000 July 20, 1793, to the same; and 300,000, same date, to Le Roy, Bayard, and Clarkson.
Boston Ten Towns Massachusetts to Settlers Nov. 7, 1787 230,400 Broome and Tioga

Subdivision of Macomb's Great Purchase
In Franklin, St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Oswego, and Herkimer Counties

Tracts Patentees Date of Patent Acres Remarks
Great Tract No. 1 Daniel McCormick May 17, 1799 821,879 Twenty-seven towns, Franklin co.
Great Tract No. 2 Daniel McCormick May 17, 1798 553,020 Eighteen towns, St. Lawrence co.
Great Tract No. 3 Daniel McCormick Mar. 3, 1795 640,000 Fifteen towns, St. Lawrence co.
Great Tract No. 4 Alexander Macomb Jan. 10, 1792 450,950 Antwerp and Jefferson cos.
Great Tract No. 5 Alexander Macomb Jan. 10, 1792 26,250 Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and Herkimer cos.
Great Tract No. 6 Alexander Macomb Jan. 10, 1792 74,400 Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and Herkimer cos.
Remainder. . . Alexander Macomb Jan. 10, 1792 1,368,400 Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and Herkimer cos.
  Purchasers Date of Purchase    
Chassanis Tract Pierre Chassanis & Co. Apr. 12, 1793 210,000 Jefferson & Lewis cos.
Black River Tract Harrison, Hoffman, Law, & Henderson July 15, 1795 290,376 Jefferson & Lewis cos.
Boylston Tract Samuel Ward Dec. 18, 1792 817,155 Jefferson, Oswego, and Lewis, 13 towns.
Brantingham Tract Wm. Inman Feb. 20, 1793 74,400 Greig, Lewis cos.
Constable's Towns James Constable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Five towns, Lewis co.
Ellisburg Marvel Ellis Mar. 22, 1797 52,834 Lewis co.
Inman's Triangle Wm. Inman Feb. 20, 1793 25,000 Leyden and Lewis, Lewis co.
Watson's Tract James Watson Apr. --, 1796 61,433 Lewis co.

Chenango Twenty Townships

  Tp. | Acres | Date of Patent Patentees    
  1 | 27,187 | June 14, 1793 Alexander Webster    
  2 | 28,245 | Apr. 10, 1794 William S. Smith    
  3 | 24,624 | Apr. 10, 1794 William S. Smith    
  4 | 24,400 | Apr. 10, 1794 William S. Smith    
  5 | 26,200 | Apr. 10, 1794 William S. Smith    
  6 | 24,384 | Mar. 2, 1793 Thos. Ludlow, Jr.    
  7 | 24,186 | Jan. 31, 1793 Robert C. Livingston    
  8 | 25,780 | Apr. 16, 1794 William S. Smith    
  9 | 24,205 | Apr. 16, 1794 William S. Smith    
  10 | 24,200 | Jan. 13, 1793 James Talmadge    
  11 | 26,200 | Jan. 28, 1793 Leonard M. Cutting    
  12 | 24,185 | Apr. 16, 1794 Wm. Matack, sr.    
  13 | 24,218 | Mar. 2, 1793 Thos. Ludlow and J. Shipperly    
  14 | 26,030 | June 1, 1793 Leonard M. Cutting    
  15 | 25,335 | Dec. 29, 1792 Leonard M. Cutting    
  16 | 18,713 | Feb. 14, 1793 John Taylor    
  17 | 18,068 | Feb. 14, 1793 John Taylor    
  18 | 22,565 | May 3, 1793 John J. Morgan    
  19 | 20,750 | May 3, 1793 John J. Morgan    
  20 | 24,856 | May 3, 1793 John J. Morgan    


 



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