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New York State Circuit Court (1st Circuit) Trial Calendars

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 calendars in this series contain lists of civil cases commenced in the Supreme Court of Judicature and announced for trial in regular Circuit Court terms and in additional "sittings" in the city and county of New York.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet (11 volumes,1 folder)
Inclusive Dates:
1802-1834
Series Number:
JN517

Arrangement

Calendars are chronological by trial term ("sitting"), and individual entries are chronological by date. Each case is numbered sequentially. Each volume contains multiple booklets, one for each circuit court "sitting."

Scope and Content Note

The calendars contain lists of civil cases commenced in the Supreme Court of Judicature and announced for trial in regular Circuit Court terms and in additional "sittings" in the city and county of New York. Each entry includes the names of plaintiff and defendant and their attorneys, date when issue was joined, and type of action (e.g. assumpsit, case, debt, trover, etc.). The calendars were maintained by the court clerk and contain many notes indicating the disposition of cases (tried, inquest, settled, etc.). Earlier booklets also contain financial accounts with attorneys.

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Access Restrictions

Use and reproduction of fragile documents may be restricted.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Later calendars include lists of cases, arranged alphabetically by attorneys' names.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box

Accretion: JN517-17
1802-1815 1
1816-1834 2