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New York State Governor County Clerks' Monthly Reports of Notary Appointments and Fees

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 monthly reports submitted to the Governor's office in accordance with legislation of 1908 (Chapter 246) and 1909 (Consolidated Laws, Chapter 18) amending sections of the Executive Law (Laws of 1892, Chapter 683) which specified fees to be collected and information to be reported by county clerks.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1914-1916
Series Number:
A3328

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county, then chronological by month.

Scope and Content Note

These monthly reports were submitted to the Governor's office in accordance with legislation of 1908 (Chapter 246) and 1909 (Consolidated Laws, Chapter 18) amending sections of the Executive Law (Laws of 1892, Chapter 683) which specified fees to be collected and information to be reported by county clerks.

The reports provide the following categories of information: date (sometimes); appointments revoked by failure to qualify (names and addresses); qualified as a notary for the county during the month (names and addresses); amount paid upon qualifying; amount retained by county clerk; open appointments (names and addresses of persons appointed as notaries who had not yet qualified but whose time to qualify did not expire during the month); certificate filed (names and addresses of notaries holding an appointment in another county who filed a certificate indicating such from the clerk of that county, along with a certified copy of the appointment, allowing them to act as a notaries in this county as well); and amount paid upon filing certificate.

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Processing Information

Originally accessioned as boxes 1-3 of old collection #600A, accession -407. One box was unaccountably processed separately as series A0980. It was discovered and integrated as Box 3 of the current series as part of a project by Archives staff in 1997 to identify and integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

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