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New York State Court of Chancery Register's Minutes of Causes

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 contains a short chronological record of actions taken and documents filed in cases heard before the Chancellor. The names of the complainant and defendant, their attorneys' names, and a chronological listing of each action taken and corresponding date is recorded for every case reported in the series. In some cases, the actions taken by the attorneys of the complainant and defendant are listed in separate columns and in others they are listed together.
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Quantity:
5 cubic feet (12 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1813-1847
Series Number:
J0072

Arrangement

Chronological by first action.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains a short chronological record of actions taken and documents filed in cases heard before the Chancellor. Rules of the Court ordered the Register to keep a separate record of the progress of causes heard by the Chancellor. The names of the complainant and defendant, their attorneys' names, and a chronological listing of each action taken and their date is recorded for every case reported in the series. The format for cases varies from year to year. In some cases, the actions taken by the attorneys of the complainant and defendant are listed in separate columns and in others they are listed together.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0095 New York State Court of Chancery Registers, contains related records.

Other finding aids

Alphabetical index by complainant's last name at the beginning of 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The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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