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New York State Department of State Orders for Publication of Statutes and Notices in Newspapers

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 series consists of publication orders and related material sent to newspapers by the Secretary of State requesting public printing of documents filed with the department. Records include lists of newspapers designated to publish notices, a mailing log; and printed copies of the published notices. Documents to be printed include session laws, vetoed senate and assembly bills; concurrent resolutions; orders amending rules of county clerks and the Supreme Court; and notices of special elections and certifications of voting returns.
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Quantity:
3 cu. ft. (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1896-1926
Series Number:
A0322

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of publication orders and related material sent to newspapers by the Secretary of State to request public printing of documents filed with the department. Orders are pasted in scrapbook style onto lined pages in two bound volumes.

The records include lists of newspapers designated to publish notices, and to publish proposals for public printing payable by the state other than legislative printing (or for legislative binding); transmittal correspondence from the Secretary of State to newspaper publishers requesting publication (typically stating the length of time the notices are to run in the newspaper, and requesting a receipted bill with an affidavit of publication); a manuscript log of mailings; and some printed copies of the published notices. The typescript letters often have the subject or type of the document to be published noted at the margin in manuscript.

Types of documents represented in the orders include session laws, and vetoed senate and assembly bills; concurrent resolutions; notices of court assignments for justices and Appellate Division term dates; orders amending rules of county clerks and the Supreme Court; certificates of filing of commissions and oaths of office; notices of civil service transfers or position appointments; and notices of special elections and certifications of voting returns.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Other finding aids

Volume list.

Custodial History

The records were received by the State Library from the Office of the Secretary of State on February 5, 1946. They were found among other records and inventoried by State Library staff in April, 1951.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: A0322-78
1896-1909 Volume 1 1
1909-1926 Volume 2 2