< Unique Items — Deed to Gouverneur

Hanging in the Museum Foyer, is the original deed to Gouverneur Township. It was given by Gouverneur Morris to James and John Parker on October 1, 1808.

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Note that the deed is almost always covered in black felt, to protect it from light damage.

Gouverneur Morris, 1752 - 1816

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