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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Map of the Manor of Renselaerwick - 1767

This is an 1767 map of the Van Rensselaer Manor, which included what is today the Rensselaer Plateau. In 1631 Kiliaen van Rensselaer received title to a vast spread of land which included most of what is today Rensselaer County.

From the top left corner of the map:

Map
of the Manor of Renselaerwick
Surveyed and Laid Down
By a Scale of 100 Chains to an Inch 
by JN. R. Bleeker, Surveyor
1767
(Reduced to 200 chains to an inch)


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Courtesy Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives
 

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