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From: Symonds <>
Subject: Re: [DMU] Map of Hamilton County and Herkimer County New York
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:14:03 -0500
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Hi Lee -
Thank you so much for your thoughts on this. The property conveyed in
these deeds is large - the smallest is 12,500 acres and the largest is
24,000 acres. And the original tract covers lots in both township 39
(Hamilton County) and township 42 (Herkimer County). The area is still
wilderness and the deed descriptions reference lot numbers. Only in the
case of two of those lots do I have a metes and bounds description for a
railroad right of way. The county has only tax maps with lot numbers,
and using those would require knitting six large maps together. I have
a photocopy of a plat map made in 1929 which shows everything I need,
and this was done in connection with a survey but the plat is not a part
of the deed record itself. The photocopy of this plat has been reduced a
number of times and is no longer legible. Both townships were part of
the Totten & Crossfield purchase. The original tract was purchased in
1851 from the state of New York and is where our family has spent our
summers ever since - so the record has emotional value! Grin.
Lee Hoffman wrote:
> Symonds wrote:
>> I would like to find maps of Hamilton County and Herkimer County, New
>> York, for use with DeedMapper and deeds in that area. Particularly
>> important are the lot numbers which were and are still used in the
>> deeds. Many thanks to all who may have suggestions.
> Hi Marilyn -
> Do you mean plat maps or do you mean the township maps?. I doubt there
> any plat maps have been digitized (except for a few that may have been
> done for personal use).
> On the other hand, one township plat map would be the same as all others
> with the exception of waterways, roads, railroads, etc. Thus if you
> have one township plat, you could use it for all others making
> annotations from one to the other. I don't know any of these though.
> It would be go to have one and thus make copies for annotation.
> Or am I misunderstanding what you want?
> Lee Hoffman/KY
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