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bounds thereof, south thirty-three degrees west, nine hundred and seventy-five chains, to the place of beginning.

See Laws of 1848; ch. 125. 8. The town of Lexington shall contain all that part of said Lexington, county, bounded Northerly, by Windham: Easterly, by Hunter: and Southerly and Westerly, by the bounds of the county.

9. The town of New-Baltimore shall contain all that part New-Baltiof said county, bounded Westerly, by Greenville: Northerly, and Easterly, by the bounds of the county: and Southerly, by a line beginning in the east bounds of the county, opposite to a point of a rock at Hudson's river, near to a place called Planke-Pat, and running thence in a straight line to said rock; and then north eighty degrees west, six hundred and fifteen chains, to the east bounds of Greenville.

10. The town of Windham shall contain all that part of said Windham. county, bounded as follows: beginning on the Black head on the Catskill mountain, being on the height of land between the Big hollow and East kill, and a corner of the towns of Windham and Hunter, and in the line of Cairo, and running thence along the line run by John Kiersted in the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve, for the north line of the towns of Hunter and Lexington, to the east bounds of Delaware county; then along the bounds of Delaware and Schoharie, to a beech tree cornered, and marked W. D., standing in the division line between Schoharie and Greene: then along the line run by John E. Darby, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, for the north line of the town of Windham, to the place of beginning.

See Laws of 1833, ch. 54; 1836, ch. 31; 1848, ch. 115, 125; 1850, ch.

808; 1852, ch. 413.

$ 14. The county of Columbia shall be divided into the Columbia.; towns of Ancram, Austerlitz, Canaan, Chatham, Claverack, Clermont, Copake, Germantown, Ghent, Hillsdale, Kinderhook, New-Lebanon, Livingston, Stuyvesant, and Taghkanick, and the city of Hudson, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Ancram shall contain all that part of certain Ancram. lots known as lots number three and four in the division of the manor of Livingston, lying easterly of the town of Livingston.

2. The town of Austerlitz shall contain all that part of said Austerlitz. county, bounded as follows: beginning one hundred rods southerly of the dwelling-house now or late of James Deyo, and running thence south eighty degrees and thirty minutes east, to the bounds of the county; then along the same northerly, to a line run east from the first falls in Major Abraham's creek; then along the same west two hundred and twenty rods; then north one hundred and eighty-seven rods; then westerly on a direct line, to a point north fourteen and an

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Chatham.

Claverack.

Clermont.

half degrees east from the place of beginning, and two milés and thirty-two rods northerly on said course, from the said line run east from the first falls on Major Abraham's creek; and then south fourteen and an half degrees west, to the place of beginning

3. The town of Canaan shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by New-Lebanon; Easterly, by the bounds of the county; Southerly, by Austerlitz: and Westerly, by Chatham.

4. The town of Chatham shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Westerly, by Kinderbook: Northerly, by the bounds of the county : Easterly, by a line beginning in the north bounds of the county, thirteen miles distant from Hudson's river, and running thence south five degrees and twenty minutes west, to the town of Austerlitz: and Southerly, by Austerlitz and Ghent.

5. The town of Claverack shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Southerly, by the manor of Livingston : Westerly, by the city of Hudson : Northerly, by Ghent: and Easterly, by a line running from the southeast corner of Ghent south fourteen degrees west, to the manor of Livingston.

6. The town of Clermont shall contain all that part of said county, beginning on the south side of the mouth of Roeloff Jansen's kill, and running thence along the south side thereof easterly until it strikes the farm heretofore in the occupation of Marcus Platner and Jacob Hermance, and then along the westerly, northerly and easterly part of the same farm to the south side of the said kill, and then along the southerly side thereof to the south bend thereof, where it meets with the south bounds of the county; and then westerly and northerly along the bounds of the county, to a point opposite the place of beginning; and then east to the place of beginning, excepting thereout the town of Germantown.

7. The town of Copake shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Westerly, by a line beginning in the north bounds of Ancram, at a small creek which crosses the same a little west of the house of Michael I. Bloss, and running thence northerly at right angles with the said north bounds, on a course north thirteen degrees and thirty-five minutes east, to the town of Hillsdale: Northerly, by Hillsdale : Easterly, by the bounds of the county: and Southerly, by Ancram.

8. The town of Germantown shall contain all that part of said county, commonly called and known by the name of the German or East Camp, extended westerly to the bounds of the county.

9. The town of Ghent shall contain all that part of said county, beginning in the road opposite the cooper's shop now or late of Solomon Strong, and running thence north fourteen degrees east, six hundred and twenty-two chains; then north seventy-five degrees and fifteen minutes west, two hundred

Copake.

Germantown.

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and two chains, to the Kline kill near the house late of William Waggoner; then south seventy-four degrees and thirty minutes west, four hundred and eighty-seven 'chains to the Kinderhook creek, twenty-eight chains above the great falls commonly called Major Abraham's falls; then down the said creek, to its confluence with the Claverack creek; then up the Claverack creek to a place eleven chains and fifty links south of the bridge over the said creek, near the place where the house of the late Peter Van Rensselaer stood; and then easterly in a straight line to the place of beginning.

10. The town of Hillsdale shall contain all that part of said Hillsdale. county, bounded Westerly, by Ghent and Claverack: Northerly, by Austerlitz: Easterly, by the bounds of the county: and Southerly, by the northerly line of lot number one in the division of the manor of Livingston.

11. The town of Kinderhook shall contain all that part of Kindersaid county, bounded Westerly, by Stuyvesant: Northerly, by the bounds of the county: Southerly, by Ghent: and Easterly, by a line beginning at a point where the north bounds of the county intersect the Latches Vlackie creek; and running thence southerly through the middle of the said creek to the little lake; then southerly on a direct line through the Great Fish lake to the Gardenier point at the south end of said lake; then southerly in a direct line to the bridge on the Kline kill creek a little east of the house formerly owned by Cornelius Van Schaick, deceased; and then southerly along the said creek to the town of Ghent.

12. The town of New-Lebanon shall contain all that part New-Lebaof said county, beginning at the northeast corner of the county, and running thence southerly along the bounds of the county, five miles and three quarters; then westerly to the west bounds of the town of Chatham, at a point three miles and an half south of the north bounds of the county; then along the bounds of Chatham northerly to the bounds of the county: and then along the same easterly to the place of beginning

13. The town of Livingston shall contain all that part of Livingston. said county, bounded Westerly, by the bounds of the county; Southwesterly, by Clermont: Southerly, by the bounds of the county: Northerly, by the north bounds of the manor of Livingston, continued to the west bounds of the county: and Easterly, by a straight line running from the northeast corner of the dwelling-house now or late of Frederick Hauser, to Roeloff Jansen's kill, striking the northeast corner of the house wherein Thomas Swart formerly lived.

14. The town of Stuyvesant shall contain all that part of Stuyvesant. said county, bounded Northerly and Westerly, by the bounds of the county: Easterly, by a line beginning at a point three miles and twenty chains east from high water mark at or near the store of Abel S. Peters, at Kinderhook Landing, and running thence north five degrees east, to the bounds of the

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county, and south five degrees west, to the town of Ghent: and Southerly, by the bounds of Ghent, and of the city of

Hudson. Taghkanick 15. The town of Taghkanick shall contain all that part of

said county, bounded on the North, by Claverack and Hillsdale: on the East by Copake: on the South, by Ancram: and on the West, by Livingston.

See Laws of 1830, ch. 95; 1833, ch. 186; 1837, ch. 420.

Bern.

Bethlehem.

Albany.

S 15. The county of Albany shall be divided into the towns of Bern, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Guilderland, Knox, Rensselaerville, Watervliet, Westerlo, and the city of Albany; the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Bern shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by Knox: Westerly, by the west bounds of the county: Southerly, by a line beginning at the northwest corner of lot number three hundred and forty-nine in the manor of Rensselaerwyck, and running thence easterly along the tier of lots to the northeast corner of lot number three hundred and seventy-two; then northerly along the line of Bethlehem, to the southeast corner of the town of Knox.

2. The town of Bethlehem shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northeasterly by the southwesterly bounds of the city of Albany: Northerly, by a line heretofore run by John I. Evertson, as the division line between the towns of Bethlehem and Guilderland: Westerly, by a line running from the northeast corner of lot number eight hundred and thirtytwo, to the northeast corner of lot number three hundred and seventy-two, continued to the town of Coeymans: Southerly, by Westerlo and Coeymans: and Easterly, by the east bounds of the county.

See Laws of 1832, ch. 253. Coeymans. 3. The town of Coeymans shall contain all that part of said

county, bounded Westerly, by Westerlo: Southerly, by the south bounds of the county: Easterly, by the east bounds of the county: and Northerly, by the north bounds of Coeyman's

patent of confirmation. Guilderland 4. The town of Guilderland shall contain all that part of

said county, bounded Southerly, by Bethlehem: Westerly, by Knox: Northerly, by the bounds of the county: and North

easterly, by the southwesterly bounds of the city of Albany. Knox. 5. The town of Knox shall contain all that part of said

county, beginning in the west bounds of the county, three chains south of the public road leading from the manor line to Schoharie court-house, and running thence north eightyfive degrees east, to the west bounds of Bethlehem, at a point thirty-eight chains southerly from the northwest corner of Bethlehem; then northerly along the west bounds of Bethlehem to said northwest corner; then with a straight line till a course, north twenty-six degrees west, intersects the Bozen

kill; then along the last mentioned course, and the said kill TITLE 4. or creek, northwesterly as it runs to where the said manor line intersects the same; and then westerly and southerly along the bounds of the county to the place of beginning.

6. The town of Rensselaerville shall contain all that part Rensselacr of said county, bounded Northerly, by Bern: Westerly and Southerly, by the bounds of the county: and Easterly, by Westerlo.

7. The town of Watervliet shall contain all that part of said Watervliet. county, bounded Northerly and Easterly, by the bounds of the county: and Southwesterly, by the northeasterly bounds of the city of Albany.

8. The town of Westerlo shall contain all that part of said Westerlo. county, beginning in the north bounds of Coeyman's patent of confirmation, at the northeast corner of the land now or late in the possession of Stephen Lee, and running thence along said confirmation line, westerly to the southwest corner of Bethlehem; then along the west bounds of Bethlehem northerly, to the southeast corner of Bern; then along the south bounds of Bern, south eighty-five degrees west, to a point where a northerly continuation of the west line of the farm now or late of John Sholto's, intersects the said bounds; then southerly along said continuation, and the west bounds of said farm, to the bounds of the county; then easterly along the same to a point directly south from the place of beginning; and then north to the place of beginning

See Laws of 1832, ch. 253.

S 16. The county of Rensselaer shall be divided into the Rensselaer. towns of Berlin, Brunswick, Grafton, Greenbush, Hosick, Lansingburgh, Nassau, Petersburgh, Pittstown, Sand-Lake, Schaghticoke, Schodack, Stephentown, and the city of Troy, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Berlin shall contain all that part of said Berlin. county, bounded Easterly, by the east bounds of the county: Westerly, by the town of Sand-Lake: Southerly, by a continuation of the south bounds of Greenbush and Sand-Lake, to the east bounds of the county: and Northerly, by a line drawn from the northeast corner of the town of Sand-Lake, and running east until it intersects the east line of the public highway leading from Stephentown to Hosick; thence southeasterly to a point in the south line of the farms heretofore or late of Silas Maxon and Silas Maxon junior, and in the north line of the farm heretofore or late of Elijah Millard, on the summit of the mountain; then along the summit of said mountain easterly and northerly as it winds and turns until it intersects a line beginning on the height of land in the west line of the land heretofore or late of Archibald Jones; and then southerly and easterly on the said height of land to the

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