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New York State Court of Chancery (7th Circuit) Special Order Book for Appointment of Receivers

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 special orders issued by the Vice Chancellor in the 7th Circuit directing a Master to appoint a receiver for an insolvent debtor and directing the debtor to turn over all his property, account books, and papers to the receiver.
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0.5 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1843-1847
Series Number:
J0204

Arrangement

Chronological by date orders were issued.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of special orders issued by the Vice Chancellor in the 7th Circuit directing a Master to appoint a receiver for an insolvent debtor and directing the debtor to turn over all his property, account books, and papers to the receiver.

The copies of the special orders are on printed forms with the information pertinent to each case inserted in the appropriate location. Court of Chancery rules allowed the issuance of such special orders provided that the bill of complaint against the debtor was uncontested. Each order contains the names of the complainant, defendant, and the complainant's solicitor; date the order was issued; a statement listing the papers filed and actions taken; the name and county of residence of the Master involved in the case; and the substance of the order.

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Other finding aids

Alphabetical index by last name of complainant at beginning of volume.

Custodial History

The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from about 1966 to 1982.

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