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New York State Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors 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:
The Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Corrections of Errors was abolished by the Constitution of 1846. Thereafter its powers regarding corrections of errors rested in the Court of Appeals. This volume is a register of cases reviewed by or appealed to the court. Each entry gives the names of litigants and attorneys, type of case, and dates when papers were filed, arguments heard, and orders entered. The entries also indicate the final determination of the court.
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0.3 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1842-1847
Series Number:
J0161

Administrative History

The Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Corrections of Errors was abolished by the the Constitution of 1846. Thereafter its powers, insofar as corrections of errors were concerned, rested in the Court of Appeals.

Scope and Content Note

This volume is a register of cases reviewed by or appealed to the court. Each entry gives the case title, i.e. names of the litigants, names of their attorneys, type of case (writ of error from the Supreme Court of Judicature or appeal from the Court of Chancery), and the dates when papers were filed, arguments heard, and orders entered. The entries for a case also indicate the final determination of the court, if there was one (affirmance or reversal of judgment in the Supreme Court or decree in the Court of Chancery).

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

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Other finding aids

An alphabetical name index is at the fore of the volume.

Custodial History

The records were originally stored at Queens College. They were transferred to the State Archives in 1982 but were not formally accessioned until 2000.

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