Writs of certiorari, error, habeas corpus, and mandamus

Held by the New York State Archives

Overview of the Records


New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

This series consist of returns to writs of certiorari, mandamus and error, and bills of exceptions filed in Albany.
25.4 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1800-1847
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Scope and Content Note

These files consist of returns to writs of certiorari, mandamus and error filed in Albany. They were removed from Series J0025, Supreme Court of Judicature (Geneva). Writs of execution, 1829-1847.

J1025-06: This accretion consists mostly of writs of error and returns thereto, and a few writs of certiorari and bills of exceptions.

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0147, Writs of Certiorari

Series J0031, Writs of Error

and Series J4013, Writs of Mandamus contain related records.

Other finding aids

J1025-06: Folder list.

Custodial History

J1025-06: These records were transferred to the State Archives by the Court of Appeals in 1982 but became estranged from the original accession for some unknown reason until they were identified and accessioned as part of the 11th floor renovation and relocation project.

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