Proceedings of the Commissioners of the Land Office of New York State
Scope of Collection
The Proceedings provide a record of land disposed or acquired by the State of New York, including lands for New York’s canal system. In some instances, the Proceedings may be the only record, or single source of truth, of a land transaction involving the canals. The New York State Canal Corporation uses the Proceedings as an authoritative resource to help answer questions posed by the public, local governments, or other state agencies.