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New York State Department of State Abstracts of Alien Depositions

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 is composed of thirty three volumes of information abstracted from the original depositions of resident aliens (series A1869). The information from the original deposition was apparently transferred into this standardized format, which indicates the names of deponent and certified officials, place in which the deposition was signed, and date on which the deposition was filed in the office of the Secretary of State.
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Quantity:
12 cubic feet (33 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1825-1913
Series Number:
A1870

Arrangement

Numerical by assigned consecutive numbers.

Scope and Content Note

This series is composed of thirty three volumes of information abstracted from the original depositions of resident aliens (series A1869). The information from the original deposition was apparently transferred into this standardized format, which indicates the names of deponent and certified officials, place in which the deposition was signed, and date on which the deposition was filed in the office of the Secretary of State. Volumes one and two of the abstracts include a record of fees paid by deposing aliens 1825-1835. Registers of fees paid by aliens for depositions can be found in series A1871.

Early depositions are calendered in: Scott, Kenneth and Rosemary Conway, comps. New York Alien Residents, 1825-1848. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978.

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Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1869 Alien depositions of intent to become U.S. citizens, contains information used in the compilation of this series

Series A1898 Index to abstracts of alien depositions, indexes this series through 1906

Series A1871 Alien deposition fee registers, contains fees relating to transactions found in this series.

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Detailed Description

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Accretion: A1870-78
1825 April 30-1831 March 26 1 1
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1831 March 30-1835 December 31 1 2
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1836 January 1-1842 April 28 2 3
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1842 April 28-1848 February 15 2 4
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1848 February 15-1849 August 25 3 5
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1849 August 25-1850 July 2 3 5B
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1850 July 12-1851 July 8 4 6
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1851 July 10-1852 March 18 4 7
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1852 April 2-1853 January 22 5 8
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1853 January 22-December 22 6 9
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1853 December 27-1854 December 19 7 10
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1854 December 23-1856 May 20 8 11
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1856 May 21-1858 January 22 9 12
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1858 January 23-1860 June 7 10 13
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1860 June 7-1863 March 13 11 14
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1863 March 13-1865 March 27 12 15
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1865 March 27-1866 June 28 13 16
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1866 June 28-1867 August 1 14 17
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1867 August 1-1868 October 6 15 18
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1868 October 6-1869 December 29 15 19
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1870 January 3-1871 February 10 16 20
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1871 February 13-1872 March 30 16 21
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1872 April 1-1873 July 16 17 22
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1873 July 16-1875 March 31 17 23
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1875 April 1-1878 March 26 18 24
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1878 April 2-1881 June 27 18 25
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1882 January 3-1885 April 15 19 26
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1885 April 16-1888 October 18 19 27
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1888 October 19-1892 December 28 20 28
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1893 January 5-1897 October 5 21 29
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1897 October 8-1906 August 14 22 30
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1906 July 26-1912 April 2 23 31
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1912 April 6-1913 April 4 24 32