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Acknowledgements

This report could not have been completed without the interest and involvement of others: Craig Williams, whose discovery of the Vaughan map and Barge Canal photograph provided an essential linkage of the study area to the 20th century and contributed a richness of imagery to the final presentation; Dean Snow, whose enthusiasm for the research, and willingness to share his own data, including leads to the Cockburn survey fieldbook, helped bring this project to closure; and Bill Starna, whose reading of an early draft, and subsequent continuing interest in the findings, encouraged me to complete the manuscript.

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Beers, F.W.
1879 The History of Herkimer County, N.Y. F.W. Beers and Co. New York, New York.

Belnap, Jeremy
1882 Journal of a Tour from Boston to Oneida, June 1796. John Wilson and Son. Cambridge.

Benton, Nathaniel S.
1856 A History of Herkimer County, Including the Upper Mohawk Valley. J. Munsell, Albany, New York.

Campbell, William
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Cockburn, James
1789 A Survey of the Sixth Allotment, granted to Abraham Van Horn and others. MSS. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.

DHNY-O'Callaghan, E.B., editor
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New York State
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Snow, Dean
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Weston, William
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Maps (listed chronologically)

1731
Robert Harpur
"Survey of Land for Ab'm Van Horne and others, south side of Mohawk River"
Department of State Engineer, Portfolio A Map #626
New York State Archives.

1755
Cadwalader Colden
"Survey of 3600 Acres for Snell & Timberman, North side Mohawks River opposite Canajohary Castle"
Surveyor General's Fieldbooks, Vol. 35 p. 214
New York State Archives, Albany, New York

1756
Anonymous
"A drawn map of the county of Albany"
B.L. Shelfmark K Top CXXI.9.2.
The British Library, London, England.

c.1757
Charles Rivez
"A Map of the Province of New York & Part of New Jersey"
HM 15453
The Huntington Library
San Marino, California

1757
Anonymous
"A drawn map of the country between Albany and Oswego"
B.L. Shelfmark K Top CXXI.13.
The British Library, London, England.

1759
Anonymous
"Plan of the River etc, from Albany to Oswego in America."
William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1765a
Alexander Colden, Surveyor General

"A Map, plot, or description of several tracts of land granted or surveyed on both sides of the Mohawk's River, from a creek called Oriskonie, to one called Arie creek near the lower Mohawks Castle."
Map #2688-A American Manuscript Maps in British Repositories, Phase I 1763-1783, Reel 3, Map MPCO700.
Public Record Office, London, England.

1765b
Alexander Colden, Surveyor General
"A Map, plot, or description of several tracts of land granted or surveyed on both sides of the Mohawk's River, from a creek called Oriskonie, to one called Arie creek near the lower Mohawks Castle."
Map #2688-A
American Manuscript Maps in British Repositories, Phase I 1763-1783, Reel 4, Map MP11.
Public Record Office, London, England.

1768
Thomas Jefferys
"Provinces of New York and New Jersey with part of Pensilvania (drawn by Capt. Holland)"
Map #747
New York State Library. Albany, New York.

1772
T. Kitchin (for Thomas Mante)
"Communication between Albany and Oswego"
in Mante, Thomas. The History of the Late War in North America. London, 1772.
New York State Library. Albany, New York.

1779
Claude Sauthier
"A Chorographical Map of the Province of New-York in North America"
Map #747-12959, Manuscripts and Special Collections
New York State Library, Albany, New York.

1803
Benjamin Wright
"Survey and Level of Mohawk Valley"
Oneida Historical Society, Utica, New York

1834
Holmes Hutchinson
"Erie Canal"
New York State Archives, Albany, New York

1851
David Vaughan
"Erie Canal Enlargement"
New York State Archives, Albany, New York

c.1980
DOT 7.5 Minute Topographic Map Series (composite)
Little Falls 1978/Oppenheim 1983/VanHornesville 1978/Fort Plain 1977
New York State Department of Transportation, Albany, New York

1994
Philip Lord
Reconstruction from James Cockburn, A Survey of the Sixth Allotment, granted to Abrham Van Horn and others. 1789. New York State Museum. Albany, New York.

Philip Lord
Site Map for the Upper Castle and Fort Hendrick complex, based on a circa 1950 pre-construction survey for the New York State Thruway.
New York State Museum, Albany, New York

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