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Senate resolutions confirming commissions by the Governor

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 official copies of Senate resolutions confirming the governor's nomination of candidates for appointive office. The resolutions contain the appointee's name, residence, office, date of resolution and the signatures of the president and clerk of the senate.
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Quantity:
36 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1834-1870
Series Number:
B0002

Arrangement

Chronological by date of resolution.

Administrative History

The resolutions were made pursuant to the 1821 Constitution which abolished the Council of Appointment and transferred the appointive power to the governor subject to senate confirmation. The resolutions were filed in the secretary of state's office probably as a result of Chapter 12 of the Laws of 1778 which made the secretary the clerk to the Council of Appointment.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of official copies of Senate resolutions, confirming the governor's nomination of candidates for appointive office. The resolutions contain the appointee's name, residence, office, date of resolution and the signatures of the president and clerk of the senate.

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