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New York State Court of Appeals Examples of Nineteenth Century Court Documents

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 series consists of a group of unrelated court records which were apparently gathered to exemplify types of legal instruments filed with various courts as standard judicial practice during the nineteenth century. Some appear to be exhibits or other attachments to various court cases. Many of the documents originated in the Supreme Court or the Court of Chancery. Two documents specifically refer to famous attorney Aaron Burr.
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0.8 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1803-1846
Series Number:
J2012

Scope and Content Note

J2012-94: The series consists of a group of unrelated court records which were apparently gathered to exemplify types of legal instruments filed with various courts as standard judicial practice during the nineteenth century. Some appear to be exhibits or other attachments to various court cases. Many of the documents originated in the supreme court or the court of chancery. The purpose for which the records were brought together is unknown, but they may have been used as examples by staff of the court of appeals for exhibit purposes. Two documents specifically refer to famous attorney Aaron Burr.

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

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Other finding aids

J2012-94: Rough item list is available at the repository.

J2012-98: Rough container list is available at the repository.

Processing Information

J2012-98: This accession resulted from a project by Archives staff in1998 to integrate or accession estrayed or unidentified records.

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