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New York Colony Council Bills Placed before the Provincial Legislature which Failed to Become Law

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 consists of bills passed by the General Assembly but not approved by the Council. Issues include administration of estates; taxation; trade regulations; payments to government officials and others providing service to the government; organization of the militia; relations with Indians; and regulations concerning slaves.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1691-1770
Series Number:
A1890

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These are bills passed by the General Assembly but not approved by the Council. These bills concern such issues as: administration of estates; taxation; trade regulations; payments to government officials and others providing service to the government; organization of the militia; relations with Indians; and regulations concerning slaves.

A bill dated Oct. 24, 1700, to void a New York City ordinance levying an impost duty on flour and biscuit, was part of the Freedom Train Exhibit (item no. 44), which traveled the state from January 1949 to February 1950.

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

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Custodial History

This series originally included bills dating from 1685-1690 and 1771-1776, but only those for 1691-1770 survived the 1911 State Capitol fire.

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