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Commissions for notaries public

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 copies of commissions of notaries public; originals are held by county or municipal clerks. Records include a copy of the commission and a list of all the notaries public appointed by day. Carbon copies of the commissions are arranged alphabetically by county and then name. The commission provides the date of the appointment, length and expiration date of term, governor's name and the names of the deputy secretary and secretary of state.
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Quantity:
1.4 cu. ft. (4 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1923-1926
Series Number:
B0011

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of four bound volumes of copies of commissions of office, the originals of which were sent to the office holder or to a county, village or municipal clerk. The registers contain a copy of the commission that was granted to the numerous notaries public on a particular day, and a set of carbon copies, arranged alphabetically by county and thereunder alphabetically by the last name of appointee, listing all of the notaries public appointed for that day. The copy of the commission provides the date of the appointment, length and expiration date of term, governor's name and the names of the deputy secretary and secretary of state.

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