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SECTION 34
Cession during use for purposes thereof, with sundry reservations
State (STL) CHAPTER 57, ARTICLE 3
§ 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. 36Á 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 5Á 30' to the west of north), north 75 1/2Á W., 11 chains
and 35 links; thence S. 14 1/2Á W., 3 chains and 86 links; thence N. 75
1/2Á W., 7 chains and 75 links; thence S. 14 1/2Á W., 3 chains; thence
S. 75 1/2Á E., 7 chains and 75 links; thence S. 14 1/2Á W., 3 chains and
71 links; thence S. 75 1/2Á E., 11 chains and 35 links, to the bank of
Hudson's river; thence S. 75 1/2Á E., to the main channel of the said
river; thence northerly along said channel to intersect a line drawn S.
75 1/2Á E., from the first station; and then N. 75 1/2Á 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.