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Land Grant: To Solomon Bevier 109 acres in the Town of Chemung along the southern bank of the Tioga River opposite the Great New Town island ... [Chemung County, NY].
Author
GEORGE CLINTON 1739-1812 and ROBERT HARPUR
Record Number
BOOKS288103
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"Approved of by the Commissioners of the Land Office and passed the Secretary's office the 13th. day of May 1794." Signed by Robert Harpur, D. Secr'y. Then folded up and sealed with a green ribbon attached to the Great Seal of New York. Then signed by Geo Clinton. 10 1/2" x 18 1/4" plus wax pendant seal. The document has split into two sections with some damage to text. In need of conservation. ONE OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF UNITED STATES FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT UNITED STATES FIRST GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK STATE "Robert Harpur (January 25, 1731 Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland - 1825) was an American teacher, politician, pioneer, and landowner who settled in the Binghamton, New York area. He came to the colonies in 1761 via Scotland. He was a teacher of mathematics at Columbia University (known then as Kings College). One of his prized pupil was Alexander Hamilton while he studied there in 1774.[1] Harpur served in various capacities in the New York government during the American Revolution. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1777 to 1784. He was Deputy Secretary of State under John Morin Scott and Lewis Allaire Scott from 1778 to 1795. In the spring of 1795 Robert Harpur with his 2nd wife Myra and family moved west along the Susquehanna River settling near Belden Brook on his Warren Patent which is near present day Harpursville, NY.[2]" Harpursville, New York in Eastern Broome County, New York was named after him. Additionally, Harpur College, now Binghamton University was also named for him. Reference - Wikipedia.
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1794
$ 600.00