Research

Finding Aid Search Results


Sort by: 
 Your search for  returned  48 items
1
Creator:
New York (State). Dept. of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0108
 
 
Dates:
[ca. 1870
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains four manuscript boxes of translations of volumes one, two, three, and four by E. B. O'Callaghan. The materials were burned in the 1911 Capitol fire, but are in good condition..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

2
Creator:
New York (State). State Historian
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
13913
 
 
Dates:
1675-1676
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of an unbound transcription of documents in Volume 25 of the New York Colonial Manuscripts, Administrative Records, 1675-1676. These transcriptions were made before the 1911 New York State Capitol building fire damaged or destroyed many volumes of the Colonial Manuscripts. Original .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

3
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0176
 
 
Dates:
approximately 1668-1783
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of a draft version of a small amount of minutes of the legislative and executive sessions of the Council of the Colony of New York. The Council shared executive and legislative powers with the governor. Minutes include laws, orders, and resolutions concerning establishment and organization .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

4
Creator:
New Netherland. Provincial Secretary.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0270
 
 
Dates:
1642-1660
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains a vast array of legal documents in the Dutch language filed with the provincial secretary of New Netherland in conjunction with civil and criminal proceedings. Among other duties, the provincial secretary was responsible for recording and authenticating official documents for potential .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

5
Creator:
New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains notes, memoranda, and correspondence of the state historian regarding this purchase. Included are lists of colonial council minutes that survived the 1911 State Capitol fire, lists of similar minutes on file in the British Public Record Office (PRO), and list of photostats proposed .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

6
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0447
 
 
Dates:
1764-1797
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of records of land grants by letters patent for military service. Grants were made to individuals holding land bounty rights originally issued to commissioned officers and private soldiers who served in New York Continental regiments during the Revolutionary War. Series also includes .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

7
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0453
 
 
Dates:
1659-1890
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains deeds recorded in the office of the Secretary of the Colony (from 1664 to 1783) and the Secretary of State (from 1783 to 1890). Prior to 1700, the deed books were used to record various contracts in addition to conveyances of real property. Beginning in the eighteenth century, the .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

8
Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1884
 
 
Dates:
1753-1770
 
 
Abstract:  
The governor issued these warrants directing the attorney general to prepare letters patent. These patents transferred title to land from the colonial government to private owners whose application to purchase land had been approved following a survey. Each warrant contains: governor's name; attorney .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

9
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Abstract:  
The king appointed members of the councils of New York and New Jersey to investigate and settle a land dispute between Connecticut and the Mohegan Indians. The commission's minutes include: summaries of each party's arguments and the history of the dispute; copies of land sales by Indians to settlers, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

10
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of bills passed by the General Assembly but not approved by the Council. Issues include administration of estates; taxation; trade regulations; payments to government officials and others providing service to the government; organization of the militia; relations with Indians; and .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

11
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A4694
 
 
Dates:
1762-1843
 
 
Abstract:  
none
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

12
Creator:
New York State Library.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1872
 
 
Dates:
circa 1910-1953
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of photographic images of the Flushing Remonstrance taken before and after the New York State Capitol fire of 1911. Material includes 3 glass negatives of the Flushing Remonstrance taken before the fire; prints made from those negatives; and photographic prints of the Remonstrance, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

13
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3077
 
 
Dates:
1684
 
 
Abstract:  
The "Duke's Laws" are the first set of laws enacted in the colony of New York under English rule. This series consists of a manuscript copy of the "Duke's Laws" created by the office of the secretary of the Colony of New York for use as an official copy. The laws pertain to a wide variety of subjects .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

14
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3078
 
 
Dates:
1683-1684
 
 
Abstract:  
These are commonly known as "Dongan's Laws." The first chapter of the laws is the "Charter of Liberties and Privileges" which was passed by the assembly (first New York legislature) on October 17, 1683. Through these laws the English Colonial Governor, Colonel Thomas Dongan, a Catholic, extended freedom .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

15
Creator:
New York (State). Dept. of State
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3300
 
 
Dates:
[ca. 1611-1782
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of the "Holland, London and Paris Documents" (manuscript copies of official papers procured in 1841-1844 from the archives of Holland, England, and France by John Romeyn Brodhead as agent of the state). Restricted due to severe burn damage. Published version is first-use copy..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

16
Creator:
New York (State). Surveyor General.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A4019
 
 
Dates:
1668-1848
 
 
Abstract:  
This is a series of surveys of unappropriated state lands or, in a few cases, land being resold. Many volumes contain surveys of land in the New Military Tract, the Totton and Crossfield Purchase, or George Scriba's patent. Volumes generally provide survey notes; name of surveyor; name and/or number .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

17
Creator:
New York (State). Department of State. Bureau of Miscellaneous Records.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
12943
 
 
Dates:
1664-2018
 
 
Abstract:  
Letters patent (commonly called a "patent") convey a grant of real property from a government to a person or persons. This series contains patents granted since 1664 by either the governor of the province of New York in the name of the king of England or the state of New York. Patents are arranged in .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

18
Creator:
New York State Library.
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of the edited manuscript/typescript of Dutch colonial records published by the New York State Library as volumes 2-4 of the early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Rensselaerswyck (History Bulletins 9-11). These volumes were edited by A. J. F. Van Laer, Archivist .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

19
Creator:
New York (State). Dept. of State
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of the original engrossed (or final) letters patent and military patents, which were transcribed pursuant to Chapter 13 of the Laws of 1786. That law states that these volumes were "by various accidents so injured that a frequent Recourse to them may render them illegible." The .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

20
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1809
 
 
Dates:
1638-1665
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of minutes, in Dutch, documenting civil and criminal cases, and executive and legislative matters over which the Council of the Colony of New York had jurisdiction. The minutes constitute a record of such actions as appointments, proclamations, ordinances, charters, and opinions. .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

Page: 1 2 3  Next