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21
Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1885
 
 
Dates:
1721-1776
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains mostly warrants of survey but includes also a few unrelated legal documents. Colonial governors ordered surveys of all lands for which settlers applied for purchase. The warrants are the governor's orders to the surveyor general to carry out the survey. They provide: name of governor; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

22
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Abstract:  
Commissioners from New York, New Jersey, and Nova Scotia held hearings to settle a Rhode Island-Massachusetts boundary dispute. Records of the commission's proceedings include: summaries of each party's argument; questions and testimony of surveyors, residents of the disputed areas, and other witnesses; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

23
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1893
 
 
Dates:
1753-1783
 
 
Abstract:  
Each marriage bond provides name(s) of person(s) to whom the bond was issued; names and residence of persons to whom the marriage license was issued; date (both in monarch's years of reign and conventional); and name (signature) of witness to execution of the bond. These records do not prove that individuals .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

24
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1894
 
 
Dates:
1664-1781
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of documentation used as the basis for many council actions and decisions as recorded in the Council Minutes. It reflects the council's administration of land settlement, economic development, Indian affairs, litigation, and military affairs. Records include correspondence, reports, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

25
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1875
 
 
Dates:
1647-1658
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of ordinances, laws, and regulations enacted by the Council of the Colony of New York to govern and maintain order in the communities of New Netherland. The records, written in the Dutch language, address personal behavior; community standards in such areas as fire prevention, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

26
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1877
 
 
Dates:
1658-1663
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of writs of appeal, in Dutch, from judgments made by the courts of New Amsterdam, Oostdurp (Westchester), Heemsteede, New Amstel, Wiltwyck (in the Esopus), Flushing (on Long Island), and Fort Orange. Writs of appeal were granted by the Council of the Colony of New York in response .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

27
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3169
 
 
Dates:
1665-1683
 
 
Abstract:  
Books of general entries contain the office copies of documents issued by colonial governors Richard Nicolls, Francis Lovelace, and Sir Edmund Andros. They reveal the governors' efforts to enact the policies of the British monarchy, and provide insight into seventeenth century society, commerce, industry, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

28
Creator:
New York State Library. Manuscripts and Special Collections Section.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3266
 
 
Dates:
[ca. 1850-1918
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of transcripts and translations of New York colonial manuscripts, created ca. 1850-1918..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

29
Creator:
New York (Colony). Secretary.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B2390
 
 
Dates:
1765
 
 
Abstract:  
Original letters patent documenting the grant of 8000 acres of land in Albany County to Philip Embury and others..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

30
Creator:
New York (State). Secretary of State.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0452
 
 
Dates:
1762-1845
 
 
Abstract:  
These volumes include surveys of land in the State's New Military Tract granted to veterans for service during the Revolution. They generally provide date of the survey; surveyors' names; name of patent and/or a narrative description of the land surveyed; narrative description; acreage of each lot; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

31
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains legal and administrative records, in English and Dutch, documenting the period of English control over the Delaware region by colonial governors Richard Nicholls, Francis Lovelace, and Edmund Andros. The records include correspondence, reports, petitions, accounts, survey-returns, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

32
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1881
 
 
Dates:
1673-1674
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains patents issued under the administration of Dutch Governor Anthony Colve, and a few private deeds from the same period. In one notable document, Governor Colve granted the Lutheran congregation in Albany free exercise of their religion (September 26, 1673)..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

33
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1882
 
 
Dates:
1652-1653
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains deeds, in Dutch, recorded by the provincial secretary from September 5, 1652 until October 15, 1653. The provincial secretary was responsible for recording all land transactions in New Netherland. Most of the deeds document the conveyance of real property between private individuals .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

34
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1883
 
 
Dates:
1640-1665
 
 
Abstract:  
The Curaçao records, in Dutch, document the West India Company's activities in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century; supply information about the administration of affairs on Curaçao; and depict the commercial relationship between the islands and New Netherland. The series includes administrative .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

35
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1810
 
 
Dates:
1646-1664
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains administrative correspondence, in Dutch, of Petrus Stuyvesant during his seventeen year term as director-general of the colony of New Netherland from 1647-1664. The bulk of the series consists of incoming letters from the directors in Amsterdam and the governors of neighboring colonies. .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

36
Creator:
New Netherland. Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1876
 
 
Dates:
1656-1660
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains legal and administrative records that document the Dutch settlement of Fort Orange, which eventually became Albany, New York. The records, in Dutch, include real estate transactions, such as conveyances of property from one individual to another, conditions of sale, conditions of .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

37
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1895
 
 
Dates:
1668-1783
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of bound volumes 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 the court system, land titles, land development, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

38
Creator:
New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of transcriptions of New York Council Minutes and New York Council Papers (also known as "Colonial Manuscripts"). Transcriptions of Council minutes (Series A1895) span the period 1712-1767; transcriptions of Council papers (Series A1894) span the period 1683-1755..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

39
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1874
 
 
Dates:
1665-1669, 1674-1679
 
 
Abstract:  
Warrants, orders, and letters cover the time period 1665-1669, under colonial governors Richard Nicolls and Francis Lovelace. They are copies of documents issued by the governors, largely to enact the policies of the King and the Duke. Documents include orders, warrants, instructions, and letters to .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

40
Creator:
New York (Colony). Council.
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of photostat and microfilm reproductions of transcripts of New York Council minutes (executive and legislative sessions) and Assembly proceedings from 1686-1775. The transcripts were evidently prepared by the Secretary of the Province of New York or his deputy, and were transmitted .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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