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File relating to the purchase of photostatic copies of New York Colonial Council Minutes from the British Public Record Office

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
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 to be ordered from the PRO. Also included are memoranda proposing the acquisition of photostats and a letter concerning French archival sources relating to New York State.
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Quantity:
.1 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1921
Series Number:
13914

Scope and Content Note

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 to be ordered from the PRO. Also included are memoranda proposing the acquisition of photostats and a letter concerning French archival sources relating to New York State. Photostats of Council minutes for 1686-1726 eventually were obtained by the state historian.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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Related Materials

Series A1455, Photostats of Colonial Council Minutes, contains the actual records purchased.

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