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New York State Secretary of State Transcriptions of the Minutes of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety, and Council of Safety

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The minutes transcribed in this series concern the military, political, and financial matters with which the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety, and Council of Safety dealt during the Revolutionary War. The minutes were transcribed pursuant to Chapter 115 of the Laws of 1804.
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Quantity:
18 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1775-1777
Series Number:
A0116

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Transcribed minutes of New York's governing bodies in the early years of the Revolution concern such subjects as military activities, plans, and orders to officers; military fortifications, arms, and supplies; payments for military supplies or service; movements of British troops and ships; relations of Americans and British with Indians; punishment of suspected loyalists; approval of Declaration of Independence; issuance of paper currency; and communication with other colonies and with the Continental Congress concerning military and financial matters. The minutes were transcribed pursuant to Chapter 115 of the Laws of 1804.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted due to burn damage. Published version is first use copy.

Alternate Formats Available

Statistics were published in full in "Journals of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety and Council of Safety of the State of New York" (Albany, 1842).

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1814 Minutes of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety, and Council of Safety, contains the original records from which this series was transcribed

Series A0118 Correspondence of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety and Council of Safety, contains originals of the correspondence which was read into the minutes.

Other finding aids

Alphabetical name and subject index published in Journals of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention, Committee of Safety, and Council of Safety (Albany, 1842).

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Detailed Description

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Accretion: A0116-78
1775 April 20-July 8 Transcriptions of minutes 1
1775 April 20-July 8 Transcriptions of minutes 2
1775 April 20-July 8 Transcriptions of minutes 3
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 4
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 5
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 6
1775 December 6-1776 March 6 Transcriptions of minutes 7
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 8
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 9
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 10
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 11
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 12
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 13
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 14
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 15
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 16
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 17
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 18
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 19
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 20
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 21
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 22
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 23
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 24
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 25
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 26
1775 September 4-December 2 Transcriptions of minutes 27
1776 July 7-September 20 Transcriptions of minutes 28
1776 July 7-September 20 Transcriptions of minutes 29
1776 July 7-September 20 Transcriptions of minutes 30
1776 July 7-September 20 Transcriptions of minutes 31
1776 July 7-September 20 Transcriptions of minutes 32
1777 January 1-March 4 Transcriptions of minutes 33
1777 January 1-March 4 Transcriptions of minutes 34
1777 January 1-March 4 Transcriptions of minutes 35
1777 January 1-March 4 Transcriptions of minutes 36
1777 May 14-June 27 Transcriptions of minutes 37
1777 May 14-June 27 Transcriptions of minutes 38
1777 July 15-29 Transcriptions of minutes 39
1777 August 12-23 Transcriptions of minutes 40
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 41
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 42
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 43
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 44
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 45
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 46
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 47
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1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 49
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 50
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 51
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 52
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 53
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 54
1775 July 11-September 2 Transcriptions of minutes 55