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New York State Supreme Court of Judicature (New York) Rolls of Attorneys and Counsellors and of Solicitors in Chancery

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 rolls post-date the Revolutionary War. They include names of a few attorneys and counsellors who were admitted to practice before the war and who took the oath of allegiance to the State of New York after the war. Rolls contain names of attorneys and counsellors admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Judicature and solicitors admitted to practice in the Court of Chancery. Each roll contains the signatures, or names of individuals written by a clerk, each with date of admission.
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Quantity:
2.75 cubic feet; Microfilm: 1 roll
Inclusive Dates:
1754-1847
Series Number:
JN541

Arrangement

No overall arrangement, but chronological within each roll or volume.

Scope and Content Note

These rolls post-date the Revolutionary War. They include names of a few attorneys and counsellors who were admitted to practice before the war and who took the oath of allegiance to the State of New York after the war.

Rolls contain names of attorneys and counsellors admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Judicature and solicitors admitted to practice in the Court of Chancery. Each roll contains the signatures, or names of individuals written by a clerk, each with date of admission.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Use and reproduction of fragile documents may be restricted.

Acquistion Information

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

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