Pioneer Record

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On September 10, 1810, eight men from Stockbridge, Massachusetts signed a contract binding one another to a settlement on the Holland Land Purchase in Western New York. These men were unsure of what they would encounter in the virgin woods of the Genesee Country where land was scarcely settled and neighbors few and far between.

Publication Date

7-28-2018

Volume

4

Issue

30

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Orleans County, Town of Carlton, Union Company, Holland Land Purchase, Holland Land Company

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Communal Company Promoted Early Settlement in Carlton

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