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New York State Dept. of State Record of Laws

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:
The "Record of Laws" is a transcription of the laws of New York for the years 1777-1802, bound pursuant to the Laws of 1819. Each chapter transcription includes a signed statement by the Secretary of State or his deputy certifying that the copy has been compared with the original and that corrections were made. The first volume contains the record of laws for the legislative session of 1777, not found in the Enrolled Acts of the Legislature (Series 13036), which commence in 1778.
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3.8 cu. ft. (19 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1777-1799, 1801-1802
Series Number:
A3303

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The "Record of Laws" is a transcription of laws of New York for the years 1777-1802, bound pursuant to the Laws of 1819. After each chapter is a signed statement by the Secretary of State or his deputy certifying that the copy has been compared with the original and that corrections were made. The Secretary of State, pursuant to Chap. 12, Laws 1778, recorded the law until this duty was abolished by Chap. 44, Laws of 1803. The volumes contain the laws passed by each legislative session in chronological order. The first volume contains the record of laws for the legislative session of 1777, not found in the Enrolled Acts of the Legislature (Series 13036), which commence in 1778.

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 13036 Enrolled Acts of the State Legislature, contains laws of New York from 1778 onward.

Processing Information

A portion of this series was formerly accessioned as series A0417, Transcriptions of laws.

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