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=== Early Land Records ===
*The names of Military Tract and Old Military Tract patentees are indexed by the ''Grantee Card Index to Patents, 1775–1912''. There is also a card index for the Military Tract. It is arranged by the township and lot number as part of the ''Patents of the State of New York, 1649-1912'' under ''Military Card Index for Patents'' {{FHL|629503|item|disp=FHL films 946418–20}}.
*Soldiers that drew land are listed in&nbsp;''The Balloting Book, and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York''<ref>''The Balloting Book, and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York'' (Albany, New York: Packard &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Van Benthuysen, 1825.</ref> The book is arranged by township, lot number, and grantee name. There are volume and page cross references to the military patent books. {{FHL|61263|item|disp=FHL film 812864 item 4}}. <br>- An index to this source is M. Frances Ferris, ''Index, the Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York.''<ref>Ferris, M. Frances. ''Index, the Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York'', (Syracuse, New York: Onondaga Historical Association, 1954)</ref> {{FHL|61274|item|disp=FHL film 896803 item}}.<br>
*The State Archives has ''Revolutionary War Accounts and Claims''. These records were abstracted in James A. Roberts, ''New York in the Revolution as Colony and State.<ref>Roberts, James A. ''New York in the Revolution as Colony and State'', Revised Edition. (Albany, New York: 1904).</ref>''&nbsp; See Revolutionary War at [[New York Military Records|New York Military Records]]. About two-thirds of the original documents plus the entire name index were destroyed in the Capitol fire of 1911. The surviving records have been microfilmed and the films are available for purchase or interlibrary loan from the [http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/research/res_topics_mi_revwar_claims.shtml New York State Archives].
== References ==
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