Research

Petitions

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:
These petitions submitted by localities, citizens, organizations, and businesses, request legislative action on topics such as women’s suffrage; liquor licensing and prohibition; division of counties; banking practices; and manufacturing duties. Records are restricted due to burn damage.
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Quantity:
20 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1786-1910
Series Number:
A0204

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted: records are extensively burned and fragile. Due to their extreme fragility and inaccesiblity (no finding aid) the records are closed.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A0160, Petitions, and Series A0161, Petitions and other records, contain additional legislative petitions from the 1840s and 1850s.

Custodial History

Preservation of this series is incomplete. Treated documents expanded into new boxes labeled 1-75. Remaining documents (11 manuscript boxes and 2 paige boxes) remain untreated. Restoration of original order is pending preservation completion.

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