State Deeds & Leases

Pursuant to 3 V.S.A. § 103:

“(a) All deeds, contracts of sale, leases, and other documents or copies of same conveying land or an interest therein to the state, except for transportation rights-of-way, leases, and conveyances, shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state.

(b) All deeds, contracts of sale, leases, and other documents conveying land or an interest in land from the state as grantor, except for transportation rights-of-way, leases, and conveyances, shall be made out in duplicate by the authorized agent of the state. The original shall be delivered to the grantee and the duplicate copy, so marked, shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state.”

Conveyances to the State of Vermont, circa 1828 through the present, are permanent records of the State and are preserved in the State Archives (see series SE-008).

This page was last updated: 2014-06-26