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New York State Supreme Court of Judicature (Albany and Geneva) Miscellaneous Motions

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of fragments from other series originally filed in the Albany, Geneva, and perhaps Utica offices of the Supreme Court of Judicature. Most of the documents are motions, cognovits, writs of execution (usually fi. fa.), briefs, and affidavits of service of declarations. There are also a few returns to writs of certiorari, depositions de bene esse, returns to writs of commission, etc.
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6.4 cubic feet (15 boxes)
Inclusive Dates:
1798-1847
Series Number:
J0001

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of fragments from other series originally filed in the Albany, Geneva, and perhaps Utica offices of the Supreme Court of Judicature. Most of the documents are motions, cognovits, writs of execution (usually fi. fa.), briefs, and affidavits of service of declarations. There are also a few returns to writs of certiorari, depositions de bene esse, returns to writs of commission, etc.

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Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0011 Motions and Declarations (Albany), contains motions filed in the Supreme Court of Judicature in Albany from 1815-1847

Series J0241 Calendars of Enumerated Motions, contains related motions filed at Albany

Series J7011 Briefs, Draft Rules, and Motions (Albany), may contain related records

Custodial History

The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historic Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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