Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company the opening of western New York. by William Chazanof

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (State), Western

Subjects:

  • Ellicott, Joseph, 1760-1826,
  • Holland Land Company,
  • New York (State), Western -- History -- 18th century,
  • New York (State), Western -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

SeriesA New York State study
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF123.E394 C48
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4913986M
ISBN 100815600720
LC Control Number76130979

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Joseph Ellicott & the Holland Land Company book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company: The Opening of Western New York William Chazanof Syracuse University Press, - New York (State) - pages4/5(1). Book Description: Inthe Holland Land Company assigned surveyor Joseph Ellicott the task of selling at a profit million acres of land west of the Genesee River in New York State.

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Saved in: Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Chazanof, William, Format: Book: Language: English: Published: Syracuse. Survey of Holland Land Purchase •March - October ; worked continuously, living out of doors. •Joseph Ellicott and crew of men.

•Total cost about $17, •Used transit method which requires line-of-sight measurements (clear cut swaths). •Slow, labor intensive, but ACCURATE. As well as being in charge of the survey, Joseph Ellicott was ap-pointed agent in charge of land sales for the Holland Land Company in Western New York.

He held this post until Ellicott entered the woods in the spring of with about men to begin the survey. With the aid of. summary Inthe Holland Land Company assigned surveyor Joseph Ellicott the task of selling at a profit million acres of land west of the Genesee River in New York State.

Bywhen Ellicott’s career as Resident-Agent ended, the area’s population had grown from only a Cited by: 5. JOSEPH Eu.1CO'lT, from an original painting by A. Tuthill about This rendering was made from a photograph of a daguerreotype printed in Orasmus Turner, Pioneer History of Western New York.

The like­ ness shows Ellicott's wispy hair, high forehead, direct­ Iooking eyes, pursed lips, and generous is dressed. Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company. Syracuse, N.Y.] Syracuse University Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Chazanof, William, Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company.

Syracuse, N.Y.] Syracuse University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Joseph Ellicott; Joseph Ellicott: Material Type: Biography. Also included are land sales on the Indian Reservations, resulting problems and published law cases.

The Charles W. Evans collection,includes about letters between Joseph Ellicott and a number of agents of the Holland Land Company and neighboring land companies, political figures, settlers, and family members. Each volume of the. Book Review: Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company.

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by William Chazanoff. Book Reviews. Published July 1, Kenneth R. Nodyne &plus. Batavia's origins can be traced back to when Joseph Ellicott, surveyor and land agent for the Holland Land Company, laid out the town's principal thoroughfares.

As Batavia grew, it became incorporated as a village in and as a city in Over the years, the face of the community has undergone many changes.

Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company bibliography of books and manuscripts in the library collection at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.

Visiting the Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia by Donovan A. Shilling. The Holland Land Company and Joseph Ellicott Essay Joseph Ellicott and Holland Land Co. display at the Buffalo History Museum. Portrait: Paolo Busti. Map:Village of new Amsterdam (later Buffalo) Map: Original Land Sub-Divisions of Buffalo.

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Joseph Ellicott and Stories of the Holland Purchase, Clara L. Williams, published by author, The Holland Land Company Papers: Reports of Joseph Ellicott, Vol. 1, Buffalo Historical Society,   The building was erected in under the management of Holland Land Company's Joseph Ellicott and operated until the s.

The Land Office room includes a surveying book used by Joseph. Boston University Libraries. Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. Get this from a library. Holland Land Company's Papers. Reports of Joseph Ellicott as chief of survey,and as agent,of the Holland Land Company's purchase in western New York.

Edited by Robert Warwick Bingham. [With plates, including a portrait.]. [Robert Warwick BINGHAM; Joseph ELLICOTT; Holland Land Company.]. He in turn, turned it over to the Holland Land Company.

And to lay out their Western New York land, the company appointed Joseph Ellicott as chief of survey. Ellicott planned the operation as carefully as an able general organizes a military campaign.

The survey of Western New York is a classic. Inthe Holland Land Company assigned surveyor Joseph Ellicott the task of selling at a profit million acres of land west of the Genesee River in New York State. Bywhen Ellicott's career as Resident-Agent ended, the area's population had grown from only a few settlers to overInafter the Treaty of Big Tree, the Seneca's turned over their land west of the Genesee to Robert Morris.

Morris then gave the land to the Holland Land Company to survey and the company appointed Joseph Ellicott as Chief of Survey. From to Ellicott and the Holland Land Company survey the land, known as Western New York. William Chazanof is the author of Joseph Ellicott & the Holland Land Company ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published ), Welch's Grape Juice (4/5(1).

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An agent of Holland Land Co., Ellicott was sent to the region he referred to as “one huge forest and extended wilderness” after the company purchased the land in the late s. Holland Land Company bought the land for 35 cents per acre and sold it for $ per acre.

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For a detailed look at the Holland Land Company, its origin and its operation, see Wilhelmina C. Pieterse’s Inventory of the Archives of the Holland Land CompanyMunicipal Printing Office of Amsterdam,pp.

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was the first agent of the Holland Land Company. He engaged Joseph Ellicott as the principal surveyor of the company’s land in Western New York. Inas a result of Joseph Ellicott’s survey, the town of Batavia was divided into four townships whose boundaries extended from the Pennsylvania border to Lake Ontario.

Batavia. Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company The Opening of Western New York (Book): Chazanof, William. The Transit Line was run by Joseph Ellicott, agent for the Holland Land Company, in using a transit instrument. It marked the eastern boundary of the Holland Purchase and stretched from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario.

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Mr. Otto took over for Joseph Ellicott following his retirement from the Holland Land Company. For more on Joseph Ellicott, check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Mr. Otto was born in Swedesboro, New Jersey in He graduated from Princeton in and practiced law in Philadelphia.

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