N.Y. State Law § 34

Current through 2024 NY Law Chapters 1-59 and 61-121
Section 34 - Cession during use for purposes thereof, with sundry reservations

Title and jurisdiction of the following described tracts or parcels of land has been ceded to the United States by this state on condition that the jurisdiction so ceded should not prevent the execution on such tracts of any process, civil or criminal, issued under the authority of this state, nor prevent the laws of this state, not imcompatible with the purposes for which such cession was made from operating within the bounds of such tracts, and that the jurisdiction of the United States shall continue so long only as such tracts shall be applied to the use of providing for the defense and safety of this state:

Three separate tracts of land in the county of Oneida, the county of Albany and the county of Clinton, the first of which is described as follows: "All that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the village of Rome, county of Oneida, and state of New York, on which the arsenal, armory and other buildings belonging to the United States, are erected, distinguished as lots Nos. 4, 5, 6, 13, 14 and 15, in block No. 6 of said village, lying contiguous and forming one entire lot, and is bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at the northwesterly corner of lot No. 7, in said block No. 6, and running thence westerly on the line of Dominick street, N. 36º 20' W., in 1796, 198 feet, to the northeasterly corner of lot No. 3 in said block No. 6; thence at right angles with Dominick street, southerly, 432 feet, to the south bank of the canal connecting Wood creek with the Mohawk river; thence easterly on the north bank of said canal to the southwesterly corner of lot No. 12 in said block No. 6, 216 feet; thence running northerly at right angles with Dominick street to the place of beginning, 340 feet. Also, lot No. 5 in block No. 7 bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at the southwesterly corner of lot No. 6 in block No. 7, and running thence westerly on the line of Dominick street, 66 feet to the southeasterly corner of lot No. 4, in said block No. 7; thence northerly at right angles with Dominick street, 200 feet, to the southerly line of Stone alley; from thence easterly on the southerly line of Stone alley, and parallel to Dominick street, 66 feet; from thence at right angles with Dominick street, 200 feet, to the place of beginning." The second of said tracts is described as follows: "And also all that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the town of Watervliet, in the county of Albany, and state aforesaid, at the place called Gibbonsville, on which is also erected an arsenal and other buildings belonging to the United States bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at an elm tree standing on the bank of Hudson's river in the village of Gibbonsville, thence running by the true meridian (the variation of the magnetic needle being calculated at 5º 30' to the west of north), north 75 1/2º W., 11 chains and 35 links; thence S. 14 1/2º W., 3 chains and 86 links; thence N. 75 1/2º W., 7 chains and 75 links; thence S. 14 1/2º W., 3 chains; thence S. 75 1/2º E., 7 chains and 75 links; thence S. 14 1/2º W., 3 chains and 71 links; thence S. 75 1/2º E., 11 chains and 35 links, to the bank of Hudson's river; thence S. 75 1/2º E., to the main channel of the said river; thence northerly along said channel to intersect a line drawn S. 75 1/2º E., from the first station; and then N. 75 1/2º W., to the place of beginning." The third of such tracts is described as follows: "Lots Nos. 61, 62, 63, 64, 65 and 66 of the 80 acre lots in the tract granted to the Canadian and Nova Scotia refugees, containing in the whole 480 acres, and also over a tract of 9 acres 3 roods and 5 poles, being the east end or front of lot No. 60 in the same tract; which tracts are situated at Rouse's Point in the county of Clinton, on the west bank of Lake Champlain"; acquired for the defense and safety of the state.

N.Y. State § 34