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New York State Court of Chancery Register's Minutes of Common Orders

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 common orders (orders to which a party was entitled without having to show special cause) issued by the Chancellor. Court rules required that common orders issued by the Chancellor be entered by the Register in separate books. This series continues Series J0045, New York State Court of Chancery Common Order Book, 1806-1830.
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6 cubic feet (15 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1830-1847
Series Number:
J0046

Arrangement

Chronological by date the orders were issued.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of common orders (orders to which a party was entitled without having to show special cause) issued by the Chancellor. Court rules required that common orders issued by the Chancellor be entered by the Register in separate books.

Included in this series are orders to appear; for subpoena; to answer; to produce witnesses; for confirmation of report; for injunction; to amend bill; and other orders of a routine nature. The heading of each order contains the names of the parties involved in the case and the date the order was issued. The information contained in the main body of each order varies according to the type of order. Some give the reason for issuing the order and the particulars of the case, or list court actions leading up to issuing the order. Others are limited to the substance of the order. This series continues Common Order Book 1806-1830.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0045 New York State Court of Chancery Common Order Book, 1806-1830, is continued by this series

Series J0089 New York State Court of Chancery Chancellor's Draft Decrees and Orders

Series J0070 New York State Court of Chancery Papers and

Series J0087 New York State Court of Chancery Miscellaneous Files, contain related records.

Other finding aids

Alphabetical index by last name of complainant in each volume.

Custodial History

The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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