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New York State Comptroller's Office Register of Applications for Cancellations of Tax Sales

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:
This volume lists information gathered from applications for cancellations of tax-sales. All of the applications were made in 1885 for tax-sales held as early as 1866. Information given for each entry includes name of applicant; date of application; description of land; tax-sale year; ground of application; and remarks. Grounds for cancellation frequently include failure of the assessors to certify assessment rolls; failure of the State Comptroller's office to follow proper notification procedures; and other reasons technical in nature.
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1 cubic foot (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
[circa 1866-1885]
Series Number:
B1616

Scope and Content Note

This volume lists information gathered from applications for cancellations of tax-sales. All of the applications were made in 1885 for tax-sales held as early as 1866. Information given for each entry includes name of applicant; date of application; description of land; tax-sale year; ground of application; and remarks. Grounds for cancellation frequently include failure of the assessors to certify assessment rolls; failure of the comptroller's office to follow proper notification procedures; and other reasons technical in nature. Remarks, when given, typically indicate whether the cancellation was withdrawn, denied, or granted.

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B0929 Documents Supporting Orders for Cancellations of Tax-Sales, 1829-1926, contains some information registered in this volume.

Other finding aids

The volume has two alphabetical indexes: one at the fore of the volume lists applicants for cancellations; one at the end of the volume lists names of tracts.

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