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Register of corporation cases

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 summaries of proceedings in corporation cases. Most are quo warran to cases, in which public officials or corporations were sued for exceeding their legal mandates; actions to amend or annul corporation charters or grants of land by letters patent; and actions to dissolve corporations. Information includes cause; participant names; nature of proposed action; whether the application was granted, dismissed, or denied; and whether an Attorney General's opinion was prepared.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1899-1908
Series Number:
B0614

Arrangement

Chronological by date of opening of case.

Scope and Content Note

This volume contains summaries of proceedings in corporation cases. Most are quo warranto cases, in which public officials or corporations were sued for exceeding their legal mandates; actions to amend or annul corporation charters or grants of land by letters patent; and actions to dissolve corporations. For each case the register states the title of the cause; names of attorneys for plaintiff and defendant; nature of proposed action; initials of person in charge of the case in the Attorney General's office; date of receipt of the initial complaint, petition or other papers; name of hearing officer and date of hearing; whether the application was granted, dismissed, or denied; and whether an Attorney General's opinion was prepared. Sometimes there are further remarks on a case.

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