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Supreme Court (First Judicial District) record of naturalizations

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:
Court clerks were required to file an annual return to the Secretary of State's office containing the full name and residences of naturalized citizens, along with the date of their naturalization. This series consists of the names of persons naturalized from 1896-1906 in the New York State Supreme Court, First Judicial District (New York City). Information includes the name, residence, and naturalization date.
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Quantity:
11 volumes.
Inclusive Dates:
1896-1906
Series Number:
B0078

Arrangement

Chronological by date of return and therein alphabetical by last name of naturalized citizen.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of eleven bound volumes containing the names of persons naturalized between 1896-1906 in the New York State Supreme Court, First Judicial District (New York City). The series was generated pursuant to Chapter 927 of the Laws of 1895, which required court clerks to file annually a return to the Secretary of State's office containing the full name and residences of naturalized citizens, along with the date of their naturalization. Each volume provides the name, residence (street and number), and date of naturalization.

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