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New York County Clerk's Office Division of Old Records Card Index to Court of Chancery Enrolled Decrees and Filed Papers

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 card index provides access to documents filed or recorded in New York City by the Register and Assistant Register of the Court of Chancery, Clerk of the Court of Chancery (1st Circuit), and Clerk of the Supreme Court in Equity (New York County). Most of the indexed documents are enrolled or transcribed decrees. Other document types include bills, petitions, orders, etc.
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Quantity:
4.8 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1701-1899
Bulk Dates:
approximately 1783-1847
Series Number:
JN103

Arrangement

Alphabetical by name of complainant or petitioner.

Scope and Content Note

Card index provides access to documents filed or recorded in New York City by the Register and Assistant Register of the Court of Chancery, Clerk of the Court of Chancery (1st Circuit), and Clerk of the Supreme Court in Equity (New York County). Most of the indexed documents are enrolled or transcribed decrees. Other document types include bills, petitions, orders, etc.

An index card for a case document contains the names of complainant and defendant, or the name of petitioner and subject of petition; name of court; type of document; date of filing; and reference to the series code and document code (letter-number).

Card index document codes refer to the following record series: "D CH" and "CH" - JN312 Enrolled decrees; "CL" - JN306 Transcription of enrolled decrees into libers and JN307 Enrolled decrees; "BM" - JN315 Filed papers.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilm was produced by the Genealogical Society of Utah in 1978. The GSU microfilm has been digitized, and the images can be viewed online at FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries (including the New York State Archives and New York State Library). The FamilySearch microfilm and digital images are cataloged under the author "New York. Chancery Court (New York County)," with the title "Index to Chancery Court records, 1700-1848," microfilm reel numbers 1204888-1204905.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series JN109 Historical Court Records Index, contains selected data from these index cards

Series JN395 Partial Index to Transcribed Chancery and Vice-Chancery Decrees Filed in New York City

Series JN315 Filed Papers

Series JN303 Index to Chancery Decrees Filed in New York City

Series JN312 Decrees and

Series JN307, Enrolled Decrees contain related records.

Custodial History

Card index was created by staff of the New York County Clerk's Office in the early twentieth century.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box Roll

Accretion: JN103-17
A - Assoc. 1
Assoc. - Bark 2
Bark - Benn 3
Benn - Boga 4
Boga - Brez 5
Bria - Bull 6
Bull - Caro 7
Carp - Clar 8
Clar - Coms 9
Coms - Cram 10
Cran - Daun 11
Dava - Dera 12
Derb - Dudl 13
Duer - Elis 14
Elle - Fent 15
Fera - Foy 16
Frak - Geor 17
Gera - Grah 18
Grah - Gzow 19
H - Harp 20
Harr - Hess 21
Hetf - Hopp 22
Hopp - Hysl 23
I - John 24
John - Kine 25
King, Aaron - Latt 26
Laun - Limb 27
Linc - Ludl 28
Ludl - Marx 29
Mase - McLa 30
McLa - Mill 31
Mill - Mose 32
Mose - New Y 33
New Y - Nort 34
Nort - Papa 35
Para - Phil 36
Phil - Pres 37
Pres - Regu 38
Reid - Roge 39
Roge - Sams 40
Sams - Seco 41
Seco - Smit 42
Smit - Spen 43
Spen - Stow 44
Stra - Tell 45
Tell - Town 46
Town - Van B 47
Van B - Vari 48
Vari - Wate 49
Wate - Wick 50
Wick - Wood 51
Wood - Z (end) 52
A. & W. Sprague - Beete 1
Bulkley – Comstock (Beette - Bulkley on roll not received by State Archives) 2
Conacher - Day 3
Day - Evertson 4
Evertson - Gomlay 5
Gonohen - Heartt 6
Heartt - Jesup 7
Jesup - Lewers 8
Lewin - McNally 9
McNamara - Mutual Life 10
Mutual Safety - Parmelee 11
Parmelee - Remsen 12
Remsen - Sharp 13
Sharp - Stower 14
Strachan - Van Beuren 15
Van Beuren - Whitney 16
Whitney - Zull 17