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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 a variety of documents, without apparent relationship, apparently deposited with the Secretary of State as the copy of record. They include records of appointments, fees, and oaths of office; descriptions of city seals and notary public signatures; receipts for company charters; and copies of various resolutions and court papers.
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0.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1832-1894
Series Number:
A0367

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of a variety of documents, without apparent relationship, apparently deposited with the Secretary of State as the copy of record. They include records of appointments, fees, and oaths of office; descriptions of city seals and notary public signatures; receipts for company charters; and copies of various resolutions and court papers.

Items of interest include petitions of "certain Indians" to the legislature (1858), seal of the Seneca Nation (1875), and list of chiefs of the Cayuga Nation (1861); oath of office and official bond of Utica officials relating to the Chenango Canal (1887); resolutions regarding the 1868 Constitutional Convention; a copy of the 1872 U.S. Constitution; list of translations of Dutch records by "Mr. Vander Kemp" in 24 volumes; and a list of books and papers deposited by Judge Gerrit Y. Lansing.

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

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Custodial History

Records were transferred to the State Library from the Dept. of State in 1948, and accessioned by the State Archives in 1978. This accession resulted from a project by Archives staff in 1997 to accession or refile estrayed or unidentified records.

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