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- Overtures intended to confirm and clarify title to disputed lands originally granted by Massachusetts or New Hampshire and occupied by tenants in Albany, Charlotte (i.e. Washington), Cumberland, and Gloucester Counties in New York, the latter two counties ultimately ceasing to exist after Vermont declared itself a republic. Additionally warns that claims to properties will not be recognized by tenants acknowledging "any allegiance or subjection to the pretended state of Vermont.", N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- Signed: Ira Allen, treasurer, Treasurer's Office, Sunderland, May 27, 1783. Followed by: Notice is hereby given to the officers and soldiers of the troops of this state, who served in the years 1780 and 1781 ... Signed and dated: Thomas Tolman, pay-master. Pay office, Arlington, June 3, 1783., Imprint suggested by McCorison., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.