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Title Towns: Corinth, Vermont, New York Charter
Creator New York (Colony)
Dates of Creation February 22, 1772
Scope & Content Bottom half of copy of charter for the town of Corinth, Vermont from William Tryon, Colonial Governor of New York. Names Samuel Ward and his associates, who are requesting the patent from New York, confirming the title given by Benning Wentworth. Sets aside land for the crown, church, schools, roads, and Society for Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.

(top half is 2016.22.30
Administrative/Biographical History About 1769 King George III decided in favor of New York's right to issue patents over New Hampshire's right to issue charters. The formal patent was issued March 2, 1772. A note states the "Record in the secretarys office of the provence of New York in Lib. Patents No 16 page 127 &c."
Related People Tryon, William
Ward, Samuel
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.113.8