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24. The county of WARREN shall contain all that part of this state, bounded Northerly, by a line running a due west course from the northwest corner of the county of Washington, so as to strike the most northerly point of the rock commonly called Rogers' rock, situate on the west side of Lake George, and continued due west until it intersects a line drawn from the Mohawk river, at the northeast corner of the tract granted to George Ingoldsby and others, north one degree and twenty-five minutes west : Westerly, by the line last mentioned, until it intersects a line run due east to Fort George, near Lake George: and Southerly, by the line last mentioned, until it strikes the north branch of Hudson's river, and by the middle of the said branch, and of the main stream of the said river, until it reaches the southeast corner of the patent of Queensbury, with such variations as may be • necessary to include the whole of every island, any part whereof is nearer to the north or east shore of the said river, than to the south or west shore thereof; and to exclude the whole of every island, any part whereof is nearer to the said south or west shore than to the north or east shore aforesaid: and Easterly, by the east bounds of said patent, and the same continued north to Lake George, and then along the east shore of said Lake to the north bounds of the said county.

25. The county of Essex shall contain all that part of this state, bounded Southerly, by the counties of Washington and Warren : Easterly, by the east bounds of this state: Westerly, by the west line of the counties of Saratoga and Warren, continued to Macomb's purchase; then along the south bounds thereof, to the southeast corner thereof; then along the east bounds thereof, to the northwest corner of township number eleven of the old military tract; then east along the north bounds thereof, and the north bounds of township number two, to the northeast corner thereof; then south along the line of the old military tract, to the middle of the channel of the north branch of the great river Ausable; then down the middle of the channel thereof, to the upper forks of said river; then down the middle of the channel of said river, to the south line of the great location; then easterly on said line to Lake Champlain ; and then east to the east bounds of this state.

26. The county of CLINTON shall contain all that part of this state, bounded Southerly, by Essex county; Easterly and Northerly, by the bounds of the state; and Westerly, by the east bounds of numbers seven, eight, nine and ten, of the old military townships.

27. The county of FRANKLIN shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning in the north bounds of this state, at the northwest corner of the county of Clinton, and running thence southerly along the west bounds of said county, to the north bounds of the county of Essex; then along the same west to the northwest corner thereof; then

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south along the same to the southeast corner of Macomb's purchase; then westerly along the south line of said purchase, to the division line between great lots number one and two; then northerly along the same to the tract called the St. Regis reservation; then westerly and northerly along the bounds thereof to the north bounds of the state; and then along the same easterly to the place of beginning.

28. The county of ST. LAWRENCE shall contain all that part St. Lawof this state, bounded as follows: Northerly and Northwesterly, by the bounds of the state: Easterly, by the county of Franklin: South, by the north bounds of Totten and Crossfield's purchase: and Southwesterly, by the division line between great lots number three and four of Macomb's purchase.

29. The county of HERKIMER shall contain all that part of Herkimer. •this state, bounded Northerly, by the county of St. Lawrence: Easterly, by the counties of Hamilton and Montgomery: Southerly, by the county of Otsego: Westerly, by a line beginning at the southwest corner of a tract called Cochran's patent, and running thence northerly and easterly along the bounds thereof, to a line beginning in the south bounds of the tract granted to William Bayard and others, called the Freemason's patent, where the same is intersected by a line run south from the former fording

place in the Mohawk river, at old Fort Schuyler, now called Utica; and running thence north along said line, to the southerly line of Cosby's manor; then northeasterly in a direct line to the northerly bounds of said manor, at a point where the same is intersected by the division line between Gage's and Walton's patents; then northerly on the line between the said patents, to the West Canada creek; then up the said creek to the northeast corner of Service's patent; and then north to the county of St. Lawrence.

30. The county of ONEIDA shall contain all that part of this Oneida. state, bounded Northerly, by the county of Lewis and a small part of the county of Oswego: Westerly, Southwesterly and Southerly, by the counties of Oswego and Madison, and a small part of the county of Otsego: and Easterly, by the county of Herkimer.

31. The county of MADISON shall contain all that part of Madison. this state, bounded as follows: beginning on the Unadilla river, at the southeast corner of township number eighteen, of the twenty townships, and running thence northerly along the same to the northeast corner of township number nineteen; then westerly along the north bounds thereof, to the east boundary line of township number three; then north along the same to the northeast corner thereof; then westerly along the north bounds thereof, and of the said twenty townships, westerly to the southwest corner of lot number fifty, in the first allotment of a tract called New-Petersburgh; then northerly on the west line of said lot number fifty, and of lot number sixty-nine, to the south line of New-Stockbridge;

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then the shortest line to the main branch of the Oneida creek; then northerly down said creek to the Oneida Lake, and thence westerly along the southerly shore of Oneida Lake to the military tract: Westerly, by part of the east bounds of the said military tract: and Southerly, by the north bounds of the county of Chenango.

32. The county of OSWEGO shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning in the bounds of this state at the southwest corner of the county of Jefferson, and running thence easterly along the south bounds of said county of Jefferson to the southeast

corner of the township of Fenelon; then southerly along the line of townships to the north bounds of Scriba's patent; then westerly along the same to the northeast corner of township number five of said patent; then southerly along the east bounds of said township and of township number six to the north bounds of township number eleven; then easterly along said north bounds to the northeast corner thereof; then southerly along the east bounds thereof and the same continued to the north bounds of the county of Madison; then westerly along the same to the northeast corner of the county of Onondaga; then westerly along the north line of the said county to the northwest corner thereof; then north to the south line of the township of Hannibal; then west along the south bounds of said township to the west line of said township; then north along the west bounds thereof and the same course continued to the northern bounds of the state; and then along the same to the place of beginning.

33. The county of LEWIS shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning at the southeast corner of the county of Jefferson, and running thence southerly along the easterly bounds of the townships numbers seven and twelve in Constable's patent to the north bounds of Scriba's patent; then along the same easterly to the northeast corner thereof; then north sixty-two degrees east along the southerly line of Macomb's purchase, to the line of the county of Herkimer; then north along the west bounds of the county of Herkimer to the bounds of the county of St. Lawrence; then along the southwesterly bounds of the said county to the line of the county of Jefferson ; and then along the easterly bounds of the said county to the place of beginning.

34. The county of JEFFERSON shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning at the southwest comer of the township of Minos, and running thence along the southerly bounds of the said township, to the southeast corner thereof; then northerly along the easterly bounds thereof, to the southwest corner of the township of Atticus; then easterly along the south bounds of the townships of Atticus and Fenelon, to the southeast corner of the said township of Fenelon; then northerly along the east bounds of the township of Fenelon, to the northeast corner -hereof;

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then westerly along the north bounds thereof, to the southeast corner of the township of Orpheus; then northerly along the east bounds of said township, to the south bounds of the township of Milan; then southeasterly along the southerly bounds of the said township, to the southwest corner of the township of Howard; then northeasterly along the southeasterly bounds of the said township, to the most easterly corner thereof, on the Black river; then up the said river, to a point where the division line between the nineteenth and twentieth northern ranges of lots, of great lot number four, of Macomb's purchase, strikes the river; then easterly along the said line, to the southwest corner of the lot in the twentieth northern and eighth western ranges; then northerly along the line between the eighth and ninth western ranges, to the southwest corner of the lot in the twenty-third northern, and eighth western ranges; then easterly along the division line between the twenty-second and twenty-third northern ranges, to the southwest corner of the lot in the twenty-third northern, and fifth western ranges; then north to the south line of great lot number four; then westerly on said line, to the corner of lots number nine hundred and four, and nine hundred and forty-two, of great lot number four; then northerly on the line between lots number nine hundred and four, and nine hundred and forty-two, to the southerly line of lot number nine hundred and five; then westerly along said line to the most westerly corner of said lot number nine hundred and five; then northerly on the line between lots number nine hundred, and nine hundred and five, and the same course continued to the most westerly corner of lot number nine hundred and eight; then westerly on the line between lots number eight hundred and ninety-seven, and eight hundred and ninety-eight, and the same course continued to the most westerly corner of lot number eight hundred and fifty; then along the line of lots to the bounds of the county of St. Lawrence, at the northeast corner of lot number eight hundred and thirty-four; then northwesterly along the westerly bounds of the county of St. Lawrence, to the north bounds of this state; then westerly and southerly along the said north bounds, to a point west from the place of beginning, and then east to the place of beginning.

35. The county of OTSEGO shall contain all that part of this Otsego. state, bounded Southerly, by the county of Delaware: Easterly, by the county of Schoharie: Westerly, by the middle of the westerly branch of the Unadilla river: Northerly, by a line beginning at the Unadilla river, in the south bounds of a tract formerly granted to William Bayard and others, called the Freemasons patent, and running thence easterly along the south bounds of said tract, to the west bounds of the tract called Cochran's patent; then south along said bounds to the southwest corner thereof; then easterly along the south bounds of said patent, and the same line continued to the

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southeast corner of lot number seventy-three, in the tract granted to David Schuyler and others; then northerly in a straight line to the northeast corner of lot number seventyone in the same tract; then easterly along the southerly bounds of the tract granted to Rudolph Staley and others, and the southerly bounds of a tract granted to Theobald Young, to a line run from the Little Falls in the Mohawk river, to the mouth of a creek on which the mills formerly of Richard Carey were erected; then northerly along said line until the same is intersected by a western continuation of the north bounds of a tract called Springfield; then easterly along such continuation, and along the north bounds of said tract, to the northeast corner thereof; and then easterly to the northwest corner of the county of Schoharie.

36. The county of CHENANGO shall contain all that part of this state, bounded as follows: beginning at the southeast corner of township number eighteen of the twenty townships, and running thence westerly along the south bounds thereof, to the east bounds of township number nine; then northerly along the same, to the southeast corner of township number four; then along the south bounds of townships number four, five, and six, and the same continued to the military tract; then southerly along the east bounds of the military tract, to the southeast corner thereof; then with a straight line to the confluence of the Tioughnioga and Chenango rivers, and to the east bank of the last mentioned river; then up said river along the eastern bank thereof, to the northwest corner of a tract granted to John Jay and John Rutherford; then along the north bounds thereof, and the same line continued, until it meets the west line of the township called Clinton, in a map made by the surveyor-general of this state; then southerly along the same to the southwest corner thereof; then east along the south bounds thereof, to the county of Delaware; then northerly along the counties of Delaware and Otsego, to the place of beginning.

37. The county of BROOME shall contain all that part of this state, bounded on the West, by a line beginning in the south bounds of this state, where a continuation of the easterly bounds of Cox's patent strikes the same, and running thence north along the same to the southeast corner of said patent; then along the east bounds thereof to the south bounds of the Boston purchase; then along the same west, to the southeast corner of lot number one hundred and seventeen in the township of Nanticoke; then along the east bounds thereof north to the northeast corner of said lot number one hundred and seventeen; then along the north bounds thereof west to the southwest corner of lot number one hundred and twenty-one; then north along the line of lots to the northwest corner of lot number one hundred and seventyone; then east along the line of lots to the southwest corner of lot number twelve, of the grand division of the said Bos

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