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and running thence in a direct line to the said north end; then north forty-eight degrees west, four hundred and fortyfive chains, to the west bounds of the patent granted to Johannes Hallenbeck; then along the same, south eight degrees west, seventy-one chains, to or near the end of a stone wall in the forks of the road between the houses now or heretofore of Hezekiah Wynkoop and Daniel Drummond; then north eighty-nine degrees west, eighty-seven chains, to stones near a chesnut tree cornered and marked, being the corner of lots number one and two, in the subdivision of great lot number twenty-six of the Hardenburgh patent; then along the division line between said lots, north fifty-nine degrees and thirty minutes west, seventy-eight chains, to a rock oak tree, being the corner of the land now or heretofore of Gilbert E. Palen and Jonathan Palen; then south twentyfour degrees west, four hundred and eleven chains, to the line run by Jacob Trumpbour, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, for the division line between the counties of Ulster and Greene; then along the said line until it intersects the northeasterly bounds of great lot number eight, in said patent; then along said bounds to the easterly bounds of the county of Delaware; then along the same southwesterly to the bounds of the county of Sullivan; then southeasterly along the same to the county of Orange; then easterly along the northerly bounds of the county of Orange, to the middle of Hudson's river; and then up along the same to the place of beginning.

12. The county of SULLIVAN shall contain all that part of Sullivan, this state bounded as follows: beginning in the westerly bounds of the state, opposite to the most southeasterly corner of lot number twenty-eight in the subdivision of great lot number two in the Hardenburgh patent, and running thence down the Delaware river along the division line between this state and the state of Pennsylvania, to a point opposite to where the river Mongaap falls into the Delaware river; then up and along the said river Mongaap, until an east course will strike the Shawangunk kill at the north bounds of the farm formerly occupied by Joseph Wood, junior; then east to the middle of the said Shawangunk kill; then down along the said middle to the mouth of the Plattekill; then up along the same to the southerly bounds of the patent of Rochester; then along the same, north forty-nine degrees thirty minutes west; twelve miles and a half; then north forty degrees east, to the division line between great lots number five and six in the Hardenburgh patent; then along the said division line northwesterly to a line run by order of the surveyor-general, north sixty-two degrees east from place of beginning: then south sixty-two degrees west, along the said line, to the east bank of the Delaware river; and then in a straight line to the place of beginning.

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13. The county of DELAWARE shall contain all that part of this state bounded as follows: beginning on the bank of the Delaware river, at the northwest corner of the county of Sullivan, and running thence north sixty-two degrees east, to the southwesterly bounds of great lot number eight in the Hardenburgh patent; then north, forty degrees east, to the southwesterly bounds of lot number five, in the subdivision of great lot number eight; then the same course continued twentyfour chains; then on a straight line to a point where the first mentioned line continued, crosses the northeasterly bounds of lot number six, in the subdivision of the great lot number eight; then along the first mentioned line continued to the northeast bounds of great lot number eight; then along the bounds of the said lot number eight, north-westerly to the southwest corner of lot number twenty in the said patent ; then northeasterly along the division line between lots number nineteen and said lot number twenty, and that line continued, until it intersects the line formerly run from the headland of Kaater's creek, to the Lake Utsayantho; then along the said line, and the southerly bounds of the county of Schoharie, to the Charlotte river; then down the middle thereof until the same is intersected by a line run south from the centre of lot number thirteen in McKee's patent; then in a direct line to the northeast corner of lot number thirty-five of Fitch's patent; then westerly to the northwest corner of lot number nine ; then north to the northeast corner of lot number seven ; then west along the north bounds of number seven and four to the northwest corner of said lot number four; then southwesterly along a line which shall be at the same distance from the mouth of Charlotte river as the northeast corner of the land now or late of Daniel Hunt is distant from the mouth of Cherry-Valley creek, to the middle of Charlotte river, then down along the same to the Susquehanna river; then down the middle of the Susquehanna river to Wallace's patent; then along the bounds thereof southerly and westerly to the land now or late of Daniel Swift; then along the same, south thirty-one degrees and five minutes east, thirty chains, and south fifty-eight degrees and fifty-five minutes west, fortyfour chains and seventy-eight links, to land now or late of Benedict Northrup ; then along the same, south thirty-one degrees and five minutes east twelve chains; then south fiftyeight degrees and fifty-five minutes west, sixty-four chains, to the most southerly corner of land now or late of John Brimmer; then along the "bounds thereof, north thirty-one degrees and five minutes west, to the bounds of said Wallace's patent; then along the same southwesterly to a line run south fourteen degrees west, from a large black oak tree marked T. O., and standing at the bank of the Susquehanna river, on lot number thirty-three in said patent; then along said line and the same continued northerly to the middle of said river; then down along the same to the line of pro

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perty; then southerly along the line of property, to the Delaware river; then down the waters thereof, and along the bounds of the state, to the place of beginning.

14. The county of GREENE shall contain all that part of this Greene. state, bounded Southerly, by the county of Ulster and part of the county of Delaware: Easterly, by the middle of Hudson's river: North and Northwesterly, by a line drawn west from the southernmost part of Bearen island, in said river, to the southwest corner of the manor of Rensselaerwyck, and a line drawn thence to the place where the line formerly run from the head of Kaater's creek, to a small lake called Utsayantho intersects the Schoharie creek: and Westerly, by the said county of Delaware; including also in said county of Greene, Scutter's island, Little island, and Willow island, or so much thereof as belongs to any of the inhabitants of said county

15. The county of COLUMBIA shall contain all that part of Columbia. this state, bounded Southerly, by the county of Dutchess : Westerly, by the county of Greene: Northerly, by an east line from the southernmost part of Bearen island, in Hudson's river, to the eastern bounds of this state: and easterly, by the northeast part of the county of Dutchess, and the eastern bounds of this state.

16. The county of ALBANY shall contain all that part of Albany. this state, bounded Northerly, by the counties of Saratoga and Schenectady: Westerly, by the west bounds of the manor of Rensselaerwyck; Southerly, by the county of Greene: and Easterly, by the county of Rensselaer.

17. The county of RENSSELAER shall contain all that part Reneselaer. of this state, bounded Easterly, by the eastern bounds of this state: Southerly, by the county of Columbia : Westerly, by the middle of the main stream of Hudson's river, with such variations as to include the islands lying nearest to the east bank thereof: and Northerly, by a line beginning at the mouth of Lewis' creek or kill, and running thence south eighty-four degrees east, to the middle of Hosick river; then up along the same, until it is intersected by a continuation of the before mentioned line, and then along such continuation, to the east bounds of the state.

18. The county of SCHOHARIE shall contain all that part Schoharie. of this state, bounded Easterly, by the counties of Albany and Schenectady: Northerly, by part of the south bounds of the county of Montgomery: Westerly, by a line beginning at the southwest corner of a tract of land formerly granted to John Lyne, and running thence south twenty-one degrees and forty-eight minutes west, two hundred and nineteen chains, to the place where Joshua Tucker formerly resided ; then south seven degrees and forty-eight minutes west, one bundred and ninety-three chains, to the easternmost line of the second allotment of the Belvidere patent; then south nine degrees east, six hundred and ninety-five chains, to a hill

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called Grover's hill; then with a direct line to the most northwesterly corner of Stroughburgh patent; then with a direct line to the Charlotte or Adiquatangie branch of the Susquehanna river, where it is intersected by a continuation of the portheasterly bounds of Harpersfield; then southeasterly along the same, and along the northeasterly bounds of Harpersfield, to the Lake Utsayantho: and Southerly, by a line formerly run from the head of Kaater's creek to the said Lake Utsayantho, and by a part of the north bounds of the county of Greene.

19. The county of SCHENECTADY shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning in the south bounds of the county of Saratoga, opposite a point on the Mohawk river, where it is nearest the north line of the manor of Rensselaerwyck, at Neskayuna, and running thence westerly, along the southerly bounds of the county of Saratoga, to the bounds of the Schenectady patent; then along the easterly and northerly bounds of said patent, to a line heretofore established, drawn north one degree and twenty-five minutes west, from a point on the Mohawk river, at the northeast corner of the tract granted to George Ingoldsby and others; then along the said line southerly, to the said northeast corner; then southerly along the north bounds of the last mentioned tract, and of the tracts granted to Walter Butler and Thomas Freeman, and to Alexander Philip and William Cosby, to the Schoharie creek; then along the said creek to the old Schoharie patent, granted to Myndert Schuyler; then along the eastern bounds thereof, to the tract granted to Johannes Lawyer; then along the south and easterly bounds of the tract granted to Jonathan Brewer, to the north bounds of the manor of Rensselaerwyck; then easterly, along the north bounds of the said manor, to a point opposite the place of beginning; and then northerly to the place of beginning.

20. The county of SARATOGA shall contain all that part of this state, bounded Northerly, by the county of Warren : Easterly, by the counties of Rensselaer, Washington, and Warren : Southerly, by a line beginning at a point in the middle of Hudson's river, opposite to the middle of the most northerly branch of the Mohawk river, and running thence through the middle of the said northerly branch, and of the Mohawk river, westerly, to the east bounds of the county of Schenectady; then along the easterly and northerly bounds of the said county of Schenectady, to the northwest corner of said county; then north one degree and twenty-five minutes west, along a line heretofore established, drawn from a point on the Mohawk river at the northeast corner of the tract granted to George Ingoldsby and others, to the southwest corner of the county of Warren.

21. The county of MONTGOMERY shall contain all that part of this state, bounded Northerly, by the south bounds of the

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county of Hamilton: Easterly, by the counties of Schenectady and Saratoga: Southerly and Westerly, by the following lines : beginning at the northeast corner of a tract granted to George Ingoldsby and others, and running thence southwesterly along the northerly bounds thereof, and of the patents granted to Walter Butler, Thomas Freeman, and Alexander Philip and William Cosby, and along the same line continued to the patent of John Bowen; then along the bounds thereof southerly and westerly to the northeast corner of the old Schoharie patent, granted to Myndert Schuyler; then westerly along a line run by order of the surveyor-general, in pursuance of an act passed the thirtieth day of March one thousand eight hundred and nine, to the southeast corner of

a tract granted to William Cosby; then westerly along the • same and along a tract granted to John Lyne, to the south

west corner thereof; then westerly along the north bounds of the county of Otsego, to a line drawn southerly from a point on the southerly bank of the Mohawk river, opposite the mouth of East Canada creek, and parallel to a line run from the Little Falls in the Mohawk river, to the mouth of the creek on which the mills formerly of Richard Carey, were erected; then northerly with a straight line to the mouth of the East Canada creek; then up the said creek to the point where the south bounds of the tract called Jersey field intersects the said creek; and then north to the county of Hamilton.

22. The county of HAMILTON shall contain all that part of Hamilton. this state, bounded on the South, by the north bounds of the tract called Jerseyfield and the south bounds of the township of Benson continued to the west bounds of the county of Saratoga : on the East, by a part of the west bounds of the county of Saratoga, the west bounds of the county of Warren, and part of the west bounds of the county of Essex ; on the North by the south bounds of Macomb's purchase; and on the West, by a line beginning at a point in the south bounds of Macomb's purchase, due north from the northwest corner of the tract called Arthorborough, and running thence south to said corner; then along the division line between Arthorborough and Nobleborough to their southern boundary; then south thirteen degrees west, as the magnetic needle pointed

in the year one thousand eight hundred and two, to the north • bounds of the tract called Jerseyfield.

23. The county of WASHINGTON shall contain all that part Washingof this state, bounded Southerly, by the county of Rensselaer: Easterly, by the east bounds of this state: Northerly, by a due west line drawn from the east bounds of this state, so as to strike Lake George in a range with the most westerly point of the rock commonly called Rogers' rock, situate on the west side of Lake George; and Westerly, by the county of Warren, and the middle of Hudson's river, from where it leaves the southeast comer of the county of Warren, until it meets the north bounds of the county of Rensselaer.

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