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New York State Court of Chancery (1st Circuit) Clerk's Rough Minutes Books

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:
These volumes contain a chronological record of proceedings before the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant Vice-Chancellor in the Court of Chancery, 1st Circuit, in New York City. The rough minutes contain brief notes of proceedings, such as filing of papers and issuance of preliminary orders and a final order or decree, in cases involving a complainant and defendant. Not included in the registers are non-adversarial cases commenced by petition.
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Quantity:
4 cubic feet (22 volumes) (8 microfilm reels)
Inclusive Dates:
1830–1847
Series Number:
JN318

Arrangement

Chronological by date of court session.

Administrative History

First Circuit Chancery cases pending when the Court of Chancery was abolished effective July 1, 1847, were transferred to the Supreme Court (New York County). The cases were decided in that court's equity terms.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes contain a chronological record of proceedings before the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant Vice-Chancellor in the Court of Chancery, 1st Circuit, in New York City. The rough minutes contain brief notes of proceedings, such as filing of papers and issuance of preliminary orders and a final order or decree, in cases involving a complainant and defendant. Not included in the registers are non-adversarial cases commenced by petition.

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Contents Box

Accretion: JN318-17
1830-1835 1
1835-1839 2
1839-1842 3
1843-1847 4