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New York State Comptroller's Office Revenue Bond Stub Books

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The stub books in this series document the issuance of revenue bonds as loans for payment of volunteers in the Civil War. Bonds were issued and redeemable in amounts varying from $1,000 to $10,000, pursuant to Chapters 56 and 325 of the Laws of 1865 and Chapter 209 of the Laws of 1866. Each stub generally provides number of certificate, amount of loan, name of bondholder, date of loan, and signature of comptroller's agent.
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Quantity:
4 cubic feet (71 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1865-1875
Series Number:
A1146

Arrangement

Organized in three subseries: Subseries 1, Stub Books for Loan of 1865, 1865-1866, 1 cubic foot (25 volumes); Subseries 2, Stub Books for Loan of 1866, 1865-1874, 1 cubic foot (23 volumes); Subseries 3, Stub Books for Loan of 1866, 1866-1874, 2 cubic feet (23 volumes). Within subseries arrangement is numerical by certificate number.

Scope and Content Note

Stub books document issuance of revenue bonds as loans for payment of volunteers in the Civil War. Bonds were issued and redeemable pursuant to specific legislation, in amounts varying from $1000 to $10,000.

Subseries 1, Stub Books for Loan of 1865: The subseries consists of stub books for revenue bonds issued for a "loan in anticipation of the State tax to provide for the payment of volunteers," pursuant to Chapter 56 of the Laws of 1865. Each stub gives number of certificate, amount of loan (anywhere from $1000 to $10,000), name of bondholder, date of loan, and signature of comptroller's agent. The bonds bore 7 per cent interest and were redeemable Jan. 1, 1867. Certificate numbers are on the spine. The last book contains cancelled and unused bonds.

Subseries 2, Stub Book for Loan of 1866: The subseries consists of stub books for revenue bonds issued "for the payment of bounties to volunteers," pursuant to Chapter 325 of the Laws of 1865, and Chapter 209 of the Laws of 1866. Each stub gives number of certificate, amount of loan (ranging from $1000 to $10,000), name of bondholder, date of loan, signature of comptroller's agent, date of commencement of interest, and date of redemption.The subseries consists of stub books for revenue bonds issued "for the payment of bounties to volunteers," pursuant to Chapter 325 of the Laws of 1865, and Chapter 209 of the Laws of 1866. Each stub gives number of certificate, amount of loan (ranging from $1000 to $10,000), name of bondholder, date of loan, signature of comptroller's agent, date of commencement of interest, and date of redemption. Books nos. 5, 14, and 20 are missing. The last book, no. 23, contains unused bonds.

Subseries 3, Stub Book for Loan of 1866: The subseries consists of stub books for revenue bonds issued "to provide for the payment of bounties to volunteers," issued pursuant to Chapter 325 of the Laws of 1865, and Chapter 209 of the Laws of 1866. Each stub gives number of certificate, amount of loan (usually $2000, $5000, or $10,000), name of bondholder, date of loan, and signature of comptroller's agent. Bonds bore 7 per cent interest and were reimbursable April 7, 1877. Books nos. 1, 12, 15, 16, 23, 24, 27, 28, and 29 are missing. The last book, no. 32, lacks the labelled spine.

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Related Materials

Series A1449 Cancelled State Stock Certificates, contains cancelled bonds for all subseries.

Processing Information

Stub books from former series A1147-78 and A1148-78 were combined with related stub books in this series by Archives staff in May 1996.

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