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along the south bounds of Hague to the east side of Lake TITLE -George; then southerly on the east bank of Lake George to the northeast corner of Houghton's patent; and then along the east bounds of Caldwell to the place of beginning.

3. The town of Caldwell shall contain all that part of said Caldwell. county, beginning at the northeast corner of the patent commonly called Shonnard's patent, and running thence westerly to the northeast corner of Moses and Levy's patent; then along the north line of said patent to the Schroon river; then down the said river to a point five rods above where it is crossed by the road that leads from Lake George; then south to an easterly continuation of the north bounds of Luzerne; then west to the northeast corner of Luzerne; then south along the east bounds thereof to a westerly continuation of the north bounds of the patent of Queensbury; then easterly along the same and along said north bounds to the southeast corner of Houghton's patent; then northerly along the east line of said patent to the northeast corner thereof; and then crossing Lake George to the place of beginning.

4. The town of Chester shall contain all that part of said Chester. county, bounded Northerly, by the north bounds of the county: Easterly, by the east side of the Schroon lake, and the Schroon branch of Hudson's river: Southerly, by the north bounds of the township of Hyde: and Westerly, by the east bank of the north branch of Hudson's river.

5. The town of Hague shall contain all that part of said Hague. county, bounded Northerly and Easterly, by the bounds of the county: Southerly, by a line beginning at a Hemlock tree on the west shore of Lake George, nearly opposite the south end of Vicar's island, and running thence north fiftyeight degrees west, to the Schroon lake, and the same line continued southeasterly to the bounds of the county: and Westerly, by the east shore of Schroon lake.

6. The town of Johnsburgh shall contain all that part of Johnssaid county, beginning at the southwest corner of the town burgh. of Chester, and running thence along the line of Hyde township, to the most westerly corner thereof; then west, to the bounds of the county: then northerly and easterly along the bounds of the county, to the northwest corner of Chester; and then along the west bounds of Chester, to the place of beginning

7. The town of Luzerne shall contain all that part of said Lazerne. county, bounded on the East, by a line running parallel with the west bounds of the township of Queensbury, at the distance of one mile west of said west bounds, and the same continued north: on the North by an easterly continuation of the north bounds of the county of Saratoga : and on the West and South, by the bounds of the county.

8. The town of Queensbury shall contain all that part of Queenssaid county, bounded Southerly and Easterly, by the bounds

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of the county: Westerly, by Luzerne: and Northerly, by a line beginning at the southwest corner of Caldwell, and running thence easterly and northerly along the bounds of Caldwell, to Lake George; and then along the east shore of Lake George to the bounds of the county.

9. The town of Warrensburgh shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by Chester : Easterly, by Bolton and Caldwell: Southerly, by Queensbury and Luzerne: and Westerly, by Athol.

See Laws of 1838, ch. 132; 1853, ch. 657.

Warrengburgh.

Essex.

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ChesterBeld.

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S 24. The county of Essex shall be divided into the towns of Chesterfield, Crown-Point, Essex, Elizabethtown, Jay, Keene, Lewis, Minerva, Moriah, Newcomb, Schroon, Ticonderoga, Westport, Willsborough and Wilmington, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Chesterfield shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly and Easterly, by the bounds of the county: Southerly, by a line beginning in the east bounds of the county, and running thence with a straight line through the mouth of Howell's brook, to the twelve mile tree in the east bounds of the old Military tract; and Westerly, by a line commencing in the last mentioned line, at the distance of one hundred chains from the said twelve mile tree, and running thence along the height of land, as the same has been heretofore run for the bounds of said town, to the north bounds of the county.

2. The town of Crown-Point shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Southerly, by Ticonderoga: Westerly, by Schroon : Easterly, by the east bounds of the county: and Northerly, by Moriah.

See Laws of 1840, ch. 31; 1861, ch. 341. 3. The town of Essex shall contain all that part of said county, beginning on the bank of Lake Champlain, eight chains north from the southeast corner of a patent of land granted to John Conolly; and running thence south eightynine degrees west, five hundred and forty-one chains and eighty-five links to a stake standing seventeen chains and ninety links north from the northwest corner of the Brookfield patent; and running then south three hundred and seventynine chains; then east to the southwest corner of James Judd's patent; then along the south line thereof, to the bank of Lake Champlain; then east to the bounds of the county; then northerly along the same, to a point opposite the place of beginning; and then westerly to the place of beginning.

4. The town of Elizabethtown shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Westerly, by Keene: Southerly, by Moriah : Easterly, by Westport: and Northerly, by the north bounds of Westport, continued westerly to the town of Keene.

See Laws of 1844, ch. 12.

Essex.

Elizabethtown.

TITLE 4.

Jay.

· 5. The town of Jay shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by the north bounds of the county: Easterly, by Chesterfield and Lewis: Westerly and Southerly, by a line beginning in the north bounds of the county, at the northwest corner of lot number seventy-four in the Jay tract; and running thence southerly along the west bounds of said lot, and the west bounds of lot number one hundred and fifty-two, to the southwest corner of the last mentioned lot; then south eighteen degrees west, one hundred and five chains and twenty-five links, to the height of Hamblin mountain; then south fifty degrees west, to Keene; then along the bounds of Keene east and south, to Elizabethtown; then along the north bounds thereof, to Lewis.

6. The town of Keene shall contain all that part of said Keede. county, bounded by a line beginning in the south line of Judd's patent, continued westerly to the west bounds of the county, at a place where the division line between lots number eighty-one and eighty-seven of Stephen Thorn's survey intersects the said south line, and running thence north six miles and one quarter; then west in the course of the south line of a lot of land now or late in possession of Comfort Johnson, to the east line of township number eleven of the old Military tract; then north three miles and one quarter; then west to the bounds of the county; then along the same, to the north bounds of Newcomb; then along the north and east bounds of Newcomb, to Moriah; then east along the north bounds of Moriah, until it intersects a line running south from the place of beginning; and then north to the place of beginning.

7. The town of Lewis shall contain all that part of said Lewis. county, bounded by a line beginning at the southwest corner of the town of Essex, and running thence north to Chesterfield; then westerly along the bounds of Chesterfield, to the southwest corner thereof; then west to the east line of the old Military tract; then south along the same to the north line of Elizabethtown; and then easterly along the bounds of Elizabethtown, to the place of beginning.

8. The town of Minerva shall contain all that part of said Minerva county, bounded on the East, by a line beginning in the south bounds of the county, six miles west from the western shore of Schroon lake, and running thence northerly parallel with the west bounds of the county, to the town of Moriah: on the North, by Moriah and Newcomb: and on the West and South, by the bounds of the county.

9. The town of Moriah shall contain all that part of said Moriah. county, bounded by a line beginning at a point in the east bounds of the county, east from Rogers’ wharf on Lake Champlain, and running thence west to said Rogers' wharf; then northwesterly to the northeast corner of the farm now or late of Jedediah Edgarton, junior; then west to the town of Newcomb; then southerly along the same to a line run west from the middle of the long bridge near the head of Bull

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Schroon.

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waggy bay; then east along that line and the same continued, to the middle of said bay; then northerly through the middle of said bay to the mouth thereof; then east to the east bounds of the county; and then along the said east bounds to the place of beginning.

See Laws of 1849, ch. 291. 10. The town of Newcomb shall contain all that part of said county, bounded by a line commencing at the southwest corner of township number eighteen in the Totten and Crossfield's purchase; then on a straight line to the southeast corner of township number forty-six, same tract; then north till it intersects the north line of said tract; then along the same to the west bounds of the county; then along the same to the southwest line of said township number eigbteen ; thence along the same to the place of beginning.

11. The town of Schroon shall contain all that part of said county, bounded on the East, by a line beginning in the south bounds of the county, eight miles west from the southeast corner thereof, and running thence north two degrees west, to the town of Moriah: Northerly, by Moriah: West, by Minerva: and South, by the bounds of the county.

See Laws of 1861, ch. 341, 342; 1862, ch. 492. 12. The town of Ticonderoga shall contain all that part of said county, bounded on the North, by the north bounds of Sutherland's patent, and the same continued east to the east bounds of the county, and west to the town of Schroon: Easterly and Southerly, by the bounds of the county: and West by Schroon.

See Laws of 1862, ch. 492. 13. The town of Westport shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by the south bounds of Judd's patent, continued easterly to the east bounds of the county, and westerly to Black creek: Easterly, by the east bounds of the county: Westerly and Southerly, as follows: beginning at the mouth of Black creek, and running thence up said creek along the east shore thereof, to the south bounds of Morgan's patent; then south to the north bounds of Moriah; and then southeasterly and easterly along the same to the bounds of the county.

14. The town of Willsborough shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly, by Chesterfield: Easterly, by the east bounds of the county: Southerly, by Essex: and Westerly, by Lewis.

15. The town of Wilmington shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Northerly and Westerly, by the bounds of the county: Easterly, by Jay: and Southerly, by Keene.

See Laws of 1840, ch. 31; 1844, ch. 12, 185; 1848, ch. 270; 1849, ch.

231, 291; 1861, ch. 341, 342; 1862, ch. 492.

Westport.

Willsborough,

Wilmington.

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S 25. The county of Clinton shall be divided into the TITLE towns of Beekmantown, Champlain, Chazy, Mooers, Peru, Plattsburgh, and Saranac, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Beekmantown shall contain all that part of Beekman. said county, beginning in the east bounds of the county, opposite the northeast corner of Beekman's patent, and running thence west to said comer; then westerly along the north bounds of said patent, and the same continued to the west bounds of the county; then southerly along the west bounds of the county, to a westerly continuation of the south bounds of Beekman's patent; and then easterly along said continuation, said bounds, and the same continued to the east bounds of the county; and then along the same to the place of beginning.

2. The town of Champlain shall contain all that part of said Champlain. county, bounded Southerly, by Chazy: Northerly and Easterly, by the bounds of the county: and Westerly, by a line beginning at the northwest corner of lot number eight, of the four hundred and twenty acre lots in the Canadian and Nova Scotia refugees' tract, and running thence northerly upon the west line of lots number nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen and sixteen, to the north bounds of the county.

3. The town of Chazy shall contain all that part of said Chazy. county, bounded Northerly, by a line beginning on the lake shore, at the southeast corner of lot number fifteen, in the Canadian and Nova-Scotia refugees' tract, and running thence along the south bounds of said lot westerly to the tract of land known by the name of Bell's patent, originally granted to Hezekiah Tuttle; then along the same north to the northeast corner thereof; then westerly along the north bounds of said tract, and the same continued westerly along the eighty acre lots, to the northwest corner of lot number two hundred and thirty-two; then in a straight line to the northeast corner of number eight of the four hundred and twenty acre lots; then westerly along the north bounds of said lot, and the same continued along the line of lots to the northwest corner of lot number one hundred and ninety-two; then on the same course to the east bounds of the old Military tract; then southerly along the east bounds of said tract to the town of Beekmantown; then along the same east, to the east bounds of the county; then along the same northerly to a point east from the place of beginning; and then west to the place of beginning.

4. The town of Mooers shall contain all that part of said Mooers. county, beginning in the west bounds of the county, at the northwest corner of Beekmantown, and running thence along the north line of said town to the east bounds of the old Military tract; then northerly along said bounds to the northwest corner of Chazy; then easterly along the north bounds

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