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southerly by the south bounds of the townships of Virgil and Cincinnatus, which form part of the south bounds of the said tract as the said tract and townships therein have been laid out and surveyed by the surveyor-general of this state.

The county of Cayuga, to contain all that part of the said military tract, bounded easterly by the county of Onondaga, northerly by Lake-Ontario, westerly by the line called the new pre-emption line from said Lake-Ontario to the Seneca-lake, and thence along the west shore of said lake to the southwest corner of the township of Hector, and southerly by the south bounds of the townships of Hector, Ulysses and Dryden in the said military tráct, as the same have been laid out and surveyed as aforesaid.

The county of Tioga to contain all that part of this state bounded west by the new pre-emption line, commonly so called, beginning at the eighty-two mile-stone in the line of division betwe this state and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania running due north to Lake-Ontario, as the same en run and established by law, until the said line be tersected by a line drawn west from the southwest cot ner of the military tract, northerly by a line drawn from the said place of intersection to the southwest corner of the said tract, and by the south bounds of the said tract to the county of Chenango, then easterly and northerly by the said county of Chenango, and also easterly by the county of Delaware, and southerly by the said division line between this state and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The county of Oneida to contain all that part of this state bounded easterly by the county of Herkimer, northerly by the county of Clinton, and by the north bounds of this state from the most westerly corner of the county of Clinton to a place in Lake-Ontario where the said north bounds shall be intersected by the new pre-emption line aforesaid continued due north, westerly by the line last mentioned to the south bank of Lake-Ontario, and southerly by the counties of Cayuga, Onondaga and Chenango, and the south bounds of the patent granted to William Bayard and others, called the Free-Mason's patent.

The county of Steuben to contain all that part of this State bounded southerly by the line of division between this state and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, easterly by the county of Tioga and part of the county of Cayuga, northerly by the north bounds of the lots numbered six ot the townships called the seven ranges of townships, and the same continued easterly to the west bounds of the county of Cayuga, and westerly by a true meridian drawn south from the confluence of the Genesee-river with the Shannahaguaicon or Canesarago-creek for the west bounds of

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the purchase of Phelps and Gorham from the Seneca Ina dians.

And the county of Ontario to contain all the remainder Ontario of this state lying north and west of the said county of Steuben and west of the said counties of Cayuga and Oneida.

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An ACT for dividing the Counties of this State into Towns.

Passed 7th April, 1801. I. E it enacted by the People of the State of New York, SUFFOLK

represented in Senate and Assembly, That all that county divida part of the county of Sulk now called and known by towns, au fole the name of Southhol g to the eastward of

line beginning at the Sound

nning thence southerly to Southhold. the bay separating South ampton, and Southhold, and which is the eastern bound ry or side of a farm now or late in the tenure and occupation of William Albertson, and is the reputed line of difision between the parishes of Ocquebouge and Mattetack, and including Ram-island, Fisher's island, Plumb-island, Robin's island and the Gullislands, shall be and continue a town by the name of Southhold.

And all that part of the said county of Suffolk now Riverhead: called and known by the namd of Riverhead, bounded easterly by. Southhold, westerly bly Brookhaven, southerly by. Peaconock-river, and northerly by the Sound, shall be and continue a town by the name of Riverhead.

And that all that part of the said county of Suffolk now Eaft-Hampton called East-Hampton, including Montock and the Isle-of, Wight, now called Gardiner's island, shall be and continue a town by the name of East-Hamptoh.

And that all that part of the said county of Suffolk now South-Hampcalled and known by the name of South-Hampton, including Bridge-Hampton heretofore called Soggabo-neck and Mecoxe, shall be and continue a town by the name of South-Hampton. And that all that island called Shelter-island in the

Shelter-island county of Suffolk, shall be, and continue a town by the name of Shelter-island.

And that all that part of the said county of Suffolk call- Huntington.. ed Huntington, including Eaton's neck and Crab-mea. dow, shall be and continue a town by the name of Hunte ington.

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And that all that part of he said county of Suffolk bounded southerly by the Atlantic ocean, westerly by Huntington, northerly' by Sm th-Town and Winne-Commick, and easterly by the east bounds of the lands formerly belonging to William Nicoll near Blue-point, excepting nevertheless all the beach and bay which is included in the patent of Brookhaven and belongs to the town of Brookhaven, shall be and continue a town by the

name of Islip. Smith Town. And that all that part of the said county of Suffolk

bounded southerly by Islip, westerly by Huntington, northerly by the Sound, and easterly by the patent of Brooke haven including Winne-Commick, shall be and continue

a town by the name of Smith-Town. Brookhaven And that all that part of the said county of Suffolk

bounded westerly by Smith-Town and Islip, northerly by the Sound, easterly by Riverhead and South-Hampton, and southerly by the Atlantic ocean, shall be and continue

a town by the name of Brookhaven. QUEENS And that all that part of Queens county now called and fix towns, viz. known by the name of Oyster Bay, including Lloyd's neck Oyster.Bay. or Queen's Village and Hoged, and extending on the

south from the southeast point of Oyster-Bay meadows, south three degrees west to the Atlantic ocean, shall be

and continue a town by the name of Oyster-Bay. Hempstead. And that all that part of Queens county bounded east

erly by Oyster-Bay, southerly by the Atlantic ocean, westerly by Jamaica, and northerly by the county road leading from Jamaica nearly through the middle of the great plains commonly called Hempstead plains to the cast part thereof, including the lands called the gore between the patent of Hempstead and the patent of Oyster-Bay, shall be and continue a town by the name of Hempstead, except a small gore of land on which Stephen Clement resides lying on the north side of, and adjoining to the highway that leads from Jamaica to Hempstead plains, and bounded on the west by the town of Jamaica, and on the north by Flushing, shall be and the same is hereby annexed to and shall hereafter be a part of the town of

Flushing for every purpose whatever. Worth-Hempo And that all that part of Rueens county bounded east, iteach

erly by Oyster-Bay, southerly by Hempstead, westerly by Flushing, and northerly by the Sound, shall be and con

tinue a town by the name of North-Hempstead. Moking.

And that all that part of Queens county aforesaid now called and known by the name of Flushing, shall be and

continue a town by the name of Flushing. Jamaica.

And that all that part of Queens county aforesaid now called and known by the name of Jamaica, shall be and

continue a town by the name of Jamaica. Newtown, And that all that part of Queens county aforesaid now

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called and known by the name of Newtown, including all the islands in the Sound opposite the same and comprehended in Queens county, shall be and continue a town by the name of Newtown.

And that all that part of Kings county now called and KINGS known by the name of Brooklyn, shall be and continue a

fix towns, viz. town by the name of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn, And that all that part of Kings county aforesaid now Bushwick. called and known by the name of Bushwick, shall be and continue a town by the name of Bushwick,

And that all that part of Kings county aforesaid now Flatlanda. called and known by the name of Flatlands or Amesford, shall be and continue a town by the name of Flatlands.

And that all that part of Kings county aforesaid now Flatbuch. called and known by the name of Flatbush, including the tract of land called New-lots, shall be and continue a town by the name of Flatbush.

And that all that part of Kings county aforesaid now Gravesend, called and known by the name of Gravesend, including Coney-island and all the islands south of the said town, shall be and continue a town by the name of Gravesend.

And that all that part of Kings county aforesaid now New-Utrechtcalled and known by the name of New-Utrecht, shall be and continue a town by the name of New-Utrecht.

And that all that part of the county of Richmond bound- RICHMOND ed northerly by Kill-Van-Cull, easterly by Hudson's river, four towns. southerly by the road leading from Van Duerson's ferry viz. southward of the watering place to Richmond town, and Castletowna westerly by a lind beginning at the mouth of Dongan's mill creek and running from thence along the line of the manor of Castletown to the road at the rear of the patent of Corsen and company, thence along the northerly side of the said road westerly to the road leading to Haughwout's mill, and then southerly along the westerly side of the last mentioned road as it runs along by Richard Conner's to the tavern now or late called the Rose and Crown on the said road leading to Richmond town, shall be and continue à town by the name of Castletown.

And that all that part of the said county of Richmond Southfield. bounded northerly by the north side of said road leading from Van Dyerson's ferry to Richmond town and the Fresh-kill, easterly by Hudson's river, southerly by the bay, and westerly by a line beginning on the Fresh-kill at the northwest corner of the land and meadow late of James Egberts, and running from thence southerly along the same to Egberts' lane, and then along the same lane to the road called the new road, and then along the same new road westerly to the land now or late belonging to Henry Perine, and thence southerly along the easterly bounds thereof to the bay, shall be and continue a town by the name of Southfield.

TER county into twenty. one towns, viz.

Weltfield. And that all that part of the said county of Richmond

bounded northerly by the Fresh-kill, easterly by Southfield, southerly by the bay, and westerly by the Sound,

shall be and continue a town by the name of Westfield. Northfield And that all the residue of the said county of Richmond,

shall be and continue a town by the name of Northfield. WESTCHES

And that all that part of the county of Westchester bounded easterly by the Sound and the land granted to

Thomas Pell, called the manor of Pellam, southerly by Welchester. the Sound, westerly by, the county of New-York, and

northerly by the north bounds of the manor of Fordham and the north bounds of the land called the Borough town of Westchester, including the islands in the Sound lying south thereof and in the county of Westchester, shall be

and continue a town by the name of Westchester. Yonkers. And that all that part of the county of Westchester

bounded easterly by Bronx-river, southerly by the town of Westchester, westerly by the county of New-York and the state of New Jersey, and northerly by the north bounds. of a tract of land called the Yonkers, and the same continued west to the state of New-Jersey, shall be and continue.

a town by the name of Yonkers. Greenburgh. And that all that part of the county of Westchester

bounded easterly by Bronx-river, southerly by Yonkers, westerly by the west bounds of the county, and northerly by a line beginning on the east side of Hudson's river at the southwest corner of the land lately conveyed by the commissioners of forfeitures for the southern district to Gerard G. Beeckman, junior, and running from thence along the southerly and easterly bounds thereof to the farm now or late belonging to William David, and. then along the southerly and easterly bounds thereof to the road leading to the White-Plains, and then easterly, along the same road to Bronx-river, shall be and continue a town by the name of Greenburgh

And that all that part of the said county of Westchester Pleasant.

bounded southerly by Greenburgh, yvesterly, by the middle of Hudson's river, and northerly and easteriy by the north and east bounds of the manor of Philipsburgh, shall be

and continue a town by the name of Mount-Pleasant. Eaftchefter. And that all that part of the said county of Westchester

bounded southerly by the town of Westchester, westerly by Bronx-river, northerly by the hanor of Scarsdale, and easterly by a brook that runs southerly into Eastchestere. creek, shall be and continue a town by the name of East

chester. Pelham, And that all that part of the said county of Westchester,

called' and known by the name of the manor of Pelham, bounded southerly and easterly by the Sound, northerly by the north bounds of the manor of Pelham, including the islands called the New-City-island, Hart-island and. Ap

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