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New York Colony Secretary of the Province Original Drafts of Letters Patent

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:
This series consists of severely burned fragments of original drafts of letters patent issued by the governor of the province of New York in the name of the king of England. Prior to the New York State Capitol fire of 1911, the series most likely included six volumes of original drafts, arranged in chronological order, including indexes.
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0.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1680-1751
Series Number:
A0179

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Series is closed to research due to severe burn damage. Researchers should consult Series 12943, Letters Patent, 1664-2010.

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Series 12943 Letters Patent, 1664-2010, contains the most complete record of land patents granted during the time period covered by this series.

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