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New York State Department of State Photocopy of List of Records and Original Wills Delivered by Samuel Bayard, Secretary of the Colony, to John Morin Scott, Secretary of State

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:
This series contains photocopies of documents, the originals of which are in the records of the Colonial Office in the Public Record Office (Series C.O. 5, vol. 175). The documents include a list of record books kept by, and original wills filed with, the Secretary of the Colony of New York during the period of British occupation of New York City and Long Island during the American Revolution.
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0.1 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1783
Series Number:
A3280

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Chronological by date.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains photocopies of documents, the originals of which are in the records of the Colonial Office in the Public Record Office (Series C.O. 5, vol. 175). The documents include a list of record books kept by, and original wills filed with, the Secretary of the Colony of New York during the period of British occupation of New York City and Long Island during the American Revolution (1776-1783).

The documents also include letters, extracts from proceedings of the New York Provincial Council relating to the transfer of these records from the Secretary of the Colony, Samuel Bayard, Jr., to the deputy of the Secretary of State, John Morin Scott, on November 21, 1783.

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Custodial History

Copy of list and accompanying correspondence obtained from Public Record Office, London (Series C.O. 5, vol. 175).

Location of Original MaterialOriginals found in the records of the Colonial Office in the Public Record Office (Series C.O. 5, vol. 175). Some original wills may be held by the New York Historical Society.

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