Research


New York State Court of Chancery Assistant Register's Rough Minute 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:
Rough minute books contain brief entries of proceedings before the Chancellor. Entries include notes of motions made, documents filed, and preliminary and final orders in cases involving a complainant and defendant. The minutes also record the admissions of solicitors and counselors to practice in the Court of Chancery.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet (15 volumes) (1 microfilm roll)
Inclusive Dates:
1804-1807, 1815-1817, 1820-1840, 1843-1847
Series Number:
JN322

Arrangement

Chronological by date of court session.

Scope and Content Note

Rough minute books contain brief entries of proceedings before the Chancellor. Entries include notes of motions made, documents files, and preliminary and final orders, in cases involving a complainant and defendant. Not included in the registers are non-adversarial cases commenced by petition. The minutes also record the admissions of solicitors and counselors to practice in the Court of Chancery.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Several of the volumes have severe water and mold damage; use is restricted.

Alternate Formats Available

Rough minutes for November 1821-October 1823 are reproduced on microfilm roll 1. That reel also reproduces series JN321, Court of Chancery Clerks' Registers of Causes, June 1787-March 1793 and August 1798-February 1799.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0059 Register's Minute Books and

Series J0069 Register's Rough Minute Books contain related records.

Acquistion Information

These records were transferred by the New York State Unified Court System, Office of Court Administration in 2017.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: JN322-17
1804-1827 Rough Minutes 1
1827-1840 Rough Minutes 2
1843-1847 Rough Minutes 3