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Pressbook copy of payroll

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 press copies of bi-weekly payrolls for workers employed on the new State Capitol building construction project. Each entry in the payroll contains a worker's name, an identification number, wages paid, and the worker's signature. At the end of each two-week period is a recapitulation listing the total amount of wages for each page and the total for the two-week period.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1881-1882
Series Number:
A3171

Arrangement

Chronological by date of payroll period, then by trade or job (e.g. "stone cutters," "masons," "laborers"), then alphabetical by last name.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of two bound volumes of press copies of bi-weekly payrolls for workers employed on the new State Capitol building construction project. Each entry in the payroll contains a worker's name, an identification number (possibly a voucher number), amount of wages paid, and the worker's signature. At the end of each two-week period is a recapitulation listing the total amount of wages for each page and the total for the two-week period.

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