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New York State Supreme Court of Judicature (New York) Writs of Procedendo

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Writs of procedendo are orders from the Supreme Court of Judicature directing the sheriff of New York City and County to deliver a defendant in a proceeding before the Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York (known as the Mayor's Court) into the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. The writ transferred the defendant and the case to the latter court. A writ of procedendo was issued after a previous writ of habeos corpus had been issued and disregarded.
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0.2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1786-1812
Series Number:
JN552

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Scope and Content Note

These writs of procedendo are orders from the Supreme Court of Judicature directing the sheriff of New York City and County to deliver a defendant in a proceeding before the Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York (known as the Mayor's Court) into the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. The writ transferred the defendant and the case to the latter court. A writ of procedendo was issued after a previous writ of habeos corpus had been issued and disregarded.

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

Custodial History

Collection was assembled from several locations in the New York County Clerk's Office by staff of the Unified Court System.

Acquistion Information

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

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