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New York State Court of Probates Administration Bonds

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 volumes contain bonds of persons appointed by the State Court of Probates to administer and settle the estate of a decedent. Each bond states the name of three obligors, the amount and condition of the bond, the names of the administrator and two sureties, and the signatures of the obligors.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic foot (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1787-1791, 1798-1823
Series Number:
J0034

Arrangement

Chronological by date of bond.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes contain bonds of persons appointed by the Court of Probates to administer and settle the estate of a decedent. Each bond states the name of three obligors, the amount and condition of the bond, the names of the administrator and two sureties, and the signatures of the obligors; each is duly acknowledged. Volumes for the years 1792-1797 were never received by the State Archives. The bonds are unindexed.

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0033 Administration Papers, contains related records.

Custodial History

The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: J0034-85
1787-1790 Administration Bonds 1 1
1790-1791 Administration Bonds 1 2
1798-1823 Administration Bonds 2 5