Research

Clerk's minutes of petition 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 a short chronological record of actions taken and documents filed in petition cases heard by the Vice Chancellor of the 7th Circuit. Most cases concern matters of incompetency (lunatics, infants, and drunkards), the administration of estates, and petitions for special performance. Information includes the name(s) of the petitioner(s) or the subjects of the petition and of the solicitor, and a chronological listing of each action taken and their dates.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1837-1847
Series Number:
J0085

Arrangement

Chronological by date petitions were filed.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a short chronological record of actions taken and documents filed in petition cases heard by the Vice Chancellor of the 7th Circuit.

The great majority of cases recorded in this volume concern matters of imcompetency (i.e., lunatics, infants, drunkards), the administration of estates, and petitions for special performance. For every case there is a record of the name(s) of the petitioner(s) or the subjects of the petition and of the solicitor and a chronological listing of each action taken and their dates.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Microfilm 1 microfilm reel; 35mm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Alphabetical index by last name of petitioner or subject of petition.

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The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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