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Transcripts of docket of judgments (New York)

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 series consists of transcripts of judgments docketed by the Clerk of the Supreme Court at New York City. Information includes name of party against whom judgment has been obtained, name of party in whose favor judgment has been obtained, amount of debt, amount of damages and costs, date and hour of filing judgment roll, name of attorney for losing party, and date of satisfaction, if any.
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Quantity:
4.5 cu. ft. (11 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1809-1847
Series Number:
J0132

Arrangement

Alphabetic by first letter of last name of the party against whom the judgment was obtained, then chronological by date and hour of filing.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of transcripts of judgments docketed by the Clerk of the Supreme Court at New York City.

Each entry gives the following information: name of party against whom judgment has been obtained, name of party in whose favor judgment has been obtained, amount of debt, amount of damages and costs, date and hour of filing judgment roll, name of attorney for losing party, and date of satisfaction, if any. The transcripts were compiled every two weeks by the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Judicature in New York City, and forwarded by him to the other clerks. The fascices were bound together by the clerk of the court at Albany. The transcripts were made and their contents certified as to accuracy by the clerk of the court, pursuant to a law of 1798 requiring that the transcripts be compiled back to April 22, 1797.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0131, Docket of Judgment ("Docket Books"), 1797-1810, can substitute for the missing first volume in this series (1797-1808). This series was used in part to compile Series J0142, Index to dockets of judgments.

Other finding aids

Series J0142, Index to Dockets of Judgments (1829-1835 only).

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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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